Loan Market Observations

Newfleet’s latest blog offers timely observations, continued support of the bank loan market.

Consider Correlation When Interest Rates Rise

Consider correlation within fixed income when interest rates rise.

All Fixed Income Sectors Are Not Created Equal

Will they or won’t they? Last week, Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testified before the Senate Banking Committee the central bank’s plans to keep interest rates low for some time, yet minutes from the Fed’s January meeting reveal internal debate about whether the timetable to raise short-term rates should be sooner rather than later.

Outlook Favorable for Bank Loans: Quality is Key

In 2013, floating rate bank loans demonstrated a healthy resilience to interest rates during a volatile year for fixed income.

Bank Loans: A Stable, Long-Term Total Return History

Newfleet blog focuses on long-term total return history of bank loan market

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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