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Of Elephants and Rates – January 2014

As we enter 2014, we see several themes.  The economic consensus appears to believe that the “recovery” is in the beginning stages and the global all clear sirens have sounded,  and that Fed tapering will lead to higher interest rates across the board.  While this interest rate move may happen in the short run, demographics, liability driven investing, and a lack of global growth may surprise everyone and take interest rates nowhere.  We see the high yield market as positioned well in the year ahead irrespective of rates and that in a trendless 2014, true active management in all asset classes will be required.  Click here to view our year-end piece, “Of Elephants and Rates.”

Strategies for Investing in a Rising Rate Environment – December 2013

With unemployment still elevated, very moderate global growth, minimal inflation, and the Fed explicitly clear in the message that tapering does not mean tightening, all the while extending their low interest rate policy for the next couple years, it is unclear that a rapid rise in rates is on the horizon, especially given the big move we have already seen. But for the sake of argument, let’s assume that rates do rise even further.  What does that mean for the high yield market and the various “strategies” out there to deal with rising rates?  Click here to read our recent piece.

  • Ron Heller will be a guest on Fox Business Network’s “Countdown to the Closing Bell” on Tuesday, January 27th at 3pm ET.

  • Tim Gramatovich will be a guest on Bloomberg’s “Market Makers” on Friday, January 30th, at 10am ET, to discuss the energy markets.

  • Ron Heller will be in attendance at the TD Ameritrade 2015 National Conference, in San Diego, CA from January 28th to January 30th. Stop by booth #S8 to learn more about Peritus’ strategy and products.

  • Tim Gramatovich will be a guest on Business News Network’s (BNN) “Business Day” on Monday, January 12th at 2:45pm ET and Bloomberg’s “Street Smart” on Monday, January 12th at 3:45pm, where he’ll discuss his outlook on the energy markets.

  • Tim Gramatovich will be a guest on Fox Business Network’s “Opening Bell” on Monday, January 5th at 9:10am ET, to discuss his outlook for energy in 2015.

  • Tim Gramatovich will be a guest on Bloomberg’s TV’s “Market Makers” on Tuesday, December 30th at 3:30pm ET.

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