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Market Insights from the Bramshill Investments Team.

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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Fixed Income Perspectives: Long Only Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Only Long

Recent conversations with investors have revealed that many RIAs, family offices, and institutional investors are looking for “something different” in fixed income. It makes sense to us given that ...

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2017 September Portfolio Commentary

BRAMSHILL BLOG:  From the Desk of Art DeGaetano While September was a challenging month for many fixed income markets, the Bramshill Income Performance Strategy performed well returning +1.77% on the ...

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Out of the Crisis Rises the Phoenix! How the Hurricanes Might Negatively Impact Your Bond Portfolio.

A lot has happened over the last few weeks. It’s almost enough to make your head spin. In an effort to understand the recent market movements and the overall impacts of the hurricanes, we’ve fielded ...

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2017 August Portfolio Commentary

BRAMSHILL BLOG:  From the Desk of Art DeGaetano The Bramshill Income Performance Strategy returned -1.32% on the month, putting our YTD return at +0.87%. If you recall, we have repeatedly expressed ...

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Could Investors Get Hurt in High Yield?

The Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index currently is yielding approximately 5.50%, or 400bps in spread. The green arrow illustrates where the high yield market is currently priced and ...

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Risk and Reward in Fixed Income Investments: Low Yield and Rising Duration

The above chart gives you a good idea of one the reasons we think the way we do at Bramshill Investments. As you probably noticed, the yield on the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Bond Index (AGG) has ...

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