Since the 2008 Financial Crisis, stimulative monetary policy and improving economic fundamentals have fueled strong returns in fixed income assets. Defined contribution investors have generally avoided the brunt of the low interest rate environment because declining interest rates have pushed up bond prices. Now, as the Fed looks to end their quantitative easing program, what does the future hold for fixed income investors? In this webinar, Scott Cameron, CFA will provide an overview of the current state of fixed income investing in defined contribution plans.
Topics to be covered include:
- What is the role of fixed income in a defined contribution investment menu?
- Understanding "core" and "core plus" strategies
- What is the impact of rising interest rates on bond funds?
- Active versus passive management
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