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Matt Brill | April 8, 2020

Video: Finding opportunities in investment grade bonds

The spread of COVID-19 has created unprecedented market turmoil. While the equity space garners the most headline attention, it’s been a very volatile time for the fixed income markets, particularly within the investment-grade space. In fact, over the last few weeks, we’ve witnessed six out of the 10 largest one-day moves in history.


In the following video, I discuss the opportunities I believe are present in the market.





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A credit spread is the difference between Treasury securities and non-Treasury securities that are identical in all respects except for quality rating.

Quantitative easing (QE) is a monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the economy when standard monetary policy has become ineffective.

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