As investors grapple with a new era of macroeconomic uncertainty, liquidity is king in the near term.
Following the bond market’s recent beating, term yields have already priced in aggressive Fed rate hikes, positioning core bonds to effectively diversify credit risk.
Knowing the stakes, the Fed is likely to keep surprises to a minimum.
Despite the recent coronavirus surge and probable upcoming socially isolating, winter hunkering required, we think stocks can continue to hold their own against bonds.
While the world has cheered news of a vaccine on the horizon, it will not be available in time to help fight the recent surge in new cases of the virus.
On October 16, 2020, the central counterparties (CCPs) of the London Clearing House (LCH) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
revised the discounting and price alignment interest (PAI) of U.S.-dollar cleared interest rate swaps to use the secured overnight
financing rate (SOFR).
Going forward, being nimble and remaining selective will be critical to identifying attractive new opportunities.
We continue to believe that risk-assets are worth the discomfort of uncertainty.
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