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Fixed-Income Investments: An Active Approach to Generate Income


Five Strategies for Navigating Bond Markets in 2024

In today’s volatile market environment, many investors are still sitting in money-market funds, trying to divine the timing of the first central bank rate cuts.  But investors who wait too long to get off the sidelines may find they’ve missed out. Bonds could see a big boost as the Fed pivots toward rate cuts in 2024. While you may not be able to time rate cuts precisely, you can get ahead of the shift from cash to bonds by applying these five strategies.


Building Blocks for Efficient Income


An efficient income portfolio minimizes the level of drawdown risk for every level of income.

  1. Embrace risk to generate income with global, multisector credit

    Add global high yield, emerging-market debt and securitized credit in a diversified portfolio to generate excess income.

  2. Choose high quality for downside mitigation

    Embrace high-quality core bonds to counterbalance risk assets.

  3. Balance rates and diversified credit in a barbell structure

    This efficient structure generates the most income for every unit of risk.  

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