Why You Should Hold Bonds

The most recent pullback in equity prices due to uncertainty around COVID-19 has resulted in another leg lower for bond yields as investors clambered to gain exposure to the safety of fixed income products. The steady march lower in yields is once again prompting market participants to question how much lower yields can go, and…

Diversification Performance Through the Panic

If you have been following financial markets, even casually since February, you would know that we are in the midst of one of the fastest and sharpest equity market drawdowns in history. Although it may feel like the financial world is on the brink of collapse, a recent article by Ben Carlson of A Wealth…

Why Bonds Should Be a Staple, No Matter Your Portfolio

With the recent volatility in financial markets, some investors are finally seeing the diversification benefit of holding fixed income in their portfolios alongside their riskier equity investments. In the current bull market – the longest one in history – it is easy to look at the allocation to bonds as nothing more than a drag…