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Red Flag Day: Bond Yield Spike Denting Euphoric Sentiment
Market Commentary

Sentiment has been a problem; higher yields was the catalyst for a bit of a reset.
Bond Insights

Although they may be attractive for certain investors, high-yield municipal bond yields are low and risks are elevated.
Bond Insights

With interest rates rising, “zombie companies” may have to refinance debt at higher rates.
Have EM stocks lost their immunity to rising rates?
Market Commentary

Should interest rates continue to climb at a more moderate pace, EM stocks may rebound and rise alongside bond yields, as they have done historically.
Bond Insights

The spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields sent ripples throughout global markets.
EleVation: Some V-Shaped Economic Data to Cheer
Market Commentary

Looking at the latest economic data reveals V-shaped recoveries in many goods-based indicators; while services has more catch-up to do.
Market Commentary

China’s growth for 2021 appears strong, but February holds key developments that could impact this outlook, including stock delistings, trade, and COVID-19.
Bond Insights

Although a modest rise in inflation may lift longer-term bond yields, investors can take steps to navigate the changes.
Market Commentary

As quickly as it soared to the moon, GameStop came back down to earth; but the lessons learned are key to turning day trading speculators into longer-term investors.

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