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Jul 29, 2020

We have the pleasure of catching up with Bob DeRochie, Fixed Income Specialist – Client Portfolio Manager at First Trust Advisors, to discuss the state of the fixed income markets following the significant recovery in credit risk during Q2.  Although much of the market is trading at rich levels, Bob still sees relative value opportunities across hybrid fixed income such as high yield, convertibles, and preferred equities.  But credit selection will be paramount as much of the ‘liquidity’ issues have been addressed by aggressive fiscal and monetary responses to the coronavirus pandemic.