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2017 December Portfolio Commentary

BRAMSHILL BLOG:  From the Desk of Art DeGaetano The Income Performance Strategy returned +0.17% in December contributing to a +1.59% net total return for 2017. Most fixed income asset classes were ...

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Why Long-Term Rates Could Move Higher in 2018?

If 10 year yields move up to 3%, how will your asset allocation respond? This is a conversation we are having with allocators on a regular basis. We think the risk is real and believe portfolios ...

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Our 3 Most Popular Blog Posts from 2017

Happy New Year! We sincerely appreciate you for reading our thoughts on the market. We hope this information has been useful. Below, we have highlighted our top 3 most popular blog posts from 2017. ...

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2017 November Portfolio Commentary

BRAMSHILL BLOG:  From the Desk of Art DeGaetano Prices deteriorated modestly in most of U.S. fixed income in November as U.S. Treasuries, corporate bonds and municipal bonds all posted negative ...

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Does Your Tactical Bond Manager Avoid Equity Market Drawdowns?

WHY NOT ALL TACTICAL BOND MANAGERS ARE CREATED EQUAL. The more conversations we have with fixed income investors, the more we keep realizing how different we are from the crowd. While the intricacies ...

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Flattening Yield Curve: Recession Signal or False Flag? Why We’re Watching Financials

Some market participants have expressed concern about the flattening yield curve. They have noticed the flattening occurring in the U.S. Treasury yield curve and have proclaimed that a recession is ...

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2017 October Portfolio Commentary

BRAMSHILL BLOG:  From the Desk of Art DeGaetano The Bramshill Income Performance Strategy returned -0.99% for the month of October, putting YTD returns at +1.64% net. With the backdrop of a robust ...

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How Tight Credit Spreads Could Result in Higher Correlations and Increased Drawdown Risk

Fixed income investors who have made significant allocations to investment grade corporate bonds, municipal bonds, and high yield corporate debt may be surprised by negative total returns when ...

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Fixed Income Asset Class Review

In preparation for our quarterly webinars with RIAs, family offices, and institutional investors, the team at Bramshill pulls together interesting market charts, macroeconomic statistics, and micro ...

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Fixed Income Sector Flows During Q3 – Interesting Revelations and Few Surprises

We love analyzing sector flows within the bond market. It removes the noise of the talking heads and reveals how investors are actually allocating their fixed income portfolios. Below we review the ...

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