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Marc Bushallow

Managing Director, Fixed Income

Library » Comparing Traditional Cash Management Strategies

August 17, 2016 | Fixed Income

Traditionally, organizations have earned income on deposits through Earnings Credit Rates, Money Market Deposit Accounts, and Certificates of Deposit. However, the amount of income earned from these cash management strategies has significantly declined over the years and is not poised to return …

Markets & Economy » Addressing Long-Term Goals During Short-Term Volatility

January 26, 2016 | Market Commentary

Assumptions about future returns are made every day by a wide variety of investors. These assumptions are often based on annualized returns that can mask tremendous amounts of performance variation. For instance, a simple blended portfolio consisting of 55% U.S. Large Cap stocks and 45% …

Library » April 2015 Update

April 01, 2015 | Market Commentary

Market Forces What’s Driving Markets? Depending on who you ask, you are likely to get a variety of answers as to what moved financial markets during the first quarter of 2015. One person might answer that it was oil prices; another might answer that it was the U.S. dollar; a third might answer …

Vantage » Emerging Markets Investing

March 17, 2015 | Emerging Markets

The long-term growth prospects in many of the world’s developing economies are extraordinary, even more compelling when compared to the slow growth of the developed world. The consumer markets in many of these countries are large with rapidly expanding middle-class populations that are seeing …

Library » January 2015 Update

January 06, 2015 | Market Commentary

Market Forces Oil Prices Fall The “Beverly Hillbillies” was a sitcom that ran on CBS from September of 1962 thru March of 1971. During its run in the 1960s, gas prices were less than $0.50 per gallon, the typical motor vehicle averaged about 12 miles per gallon, and nearly everyone could recite …

Library » October 2014 Update

October 09, 2014 | Market Commentary

Market Forces Fundamentals Trump Semantics Unless otherwise noted, all figures are based in USD. Prior to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in September, a great deal of time and energy went into the debate as to whether the FOMC would continue to include the phrase “ …

Library » July 2014 Update

July 07, 2014 | Market Commentary

Market Forces The Calm Before the Storm Many are familiar with the phrase “the calm before the storm.” It refers to that eerie period when the air suddenly goes still, the birds stop singing, and even the insects seem to disappear. Intuitively, most people are attuned to it because more …


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