Northeast Investors Trust Podcast June 18th, 2020

As the economy starts to re-open, Bruce Monrad shares his thoughts on what the recovery will look like — and how High Yield stacks up.



0:00 Stock reaction to COVID-19

0:43 Bond reaction to COVID-19

1:23 Fed assessment of recovery 

2:36 Bruce’s take on the rebound

3:43 Interest rates and income investing

4:55 Active vs Passive

6:18 Fed bond buying and high-yield

7:22 The presidential election and possible tax reform

Bruce Monrad’s Views on the Fed

The Boston Globe

The American economy could still have a chance to rebound from the COVID19 prompted downturn. Chairman Bruce Monrad explains to The Boston Globe why the Great Recession is an unlikely comparison.  Click here to read the article in the Boston Globe (subscription required).



Americans are relying on the Feds’ interventions to help support the labor market as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Chairman Bruce Monrad shares insight on how bank policymakers can map out economic recovery.  Click here to read the article in Reuters.


New York Times

Reuters asks Chairman Bruce Monrad for insight on how the Fed seeks to prevent long-term damage to the U.S. economy due to the COVID19 pandemic. Click here to read the article in The New York Times.