Bond Compass Q4 2019

Access investor trends across $10 trillion of assets1—more than 10% of the global bond market—and analysis of PriceStats' real-time inflation data against official government statistics across the globe.2 The industry's most comprehensive quarterly report on fixed income flows and holdings also includes timely SPDR® fixed income ETF implementation ideas.

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Q4 Fixed Income Investment Outlook

Given the late cycle and flat yield curve, these strategies offer investors the potential for increased income and return without adding uncompensated duration or credit risks:

  • Consider intermediate bonds to balance yield and duration
  • Look to preferreds to improve liquidity in the hunt for yield
  • Go active to seek yield with measured credit risk

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1 State Street Form 10-K, as of December 31, 2018. The fixed income flows and holdings indicators produced by State Street Global markets, the investment, research and trading division of State Street Corporation, are based on aggregated and anonymized custody data provided to it by State Street, in its role as custodian. State Street Global Advisors does not have access to the underlying custody data used to produce the indicators.

2 Based on daily price changes of millions of items sold by online retailers.

3 State Street Global Advisors, as of September 30, 2019.