Bruce Monrad highlights some of the geo-political headwinds that pose a threat to the economy here:
Bruce also discusses how investors should approach distressed corporate situations, like Pacific Gas and Electric, here:
Quarterly Commentary, Bruce Monrad explains what happened to the markets and the Trust in the fourth quarter — what’s in store down the road.
High yield bonds and Treasuries are sending conflicting messages about the health of the economy and chances of a recession. Click below to hear which economic indicator Bruce Monrad trusts more.
Bruce Monrad joins Bloomberg Radio Boston to discuss bond markets, prospects of a recession, and the Fed’s playbook.
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CIO magazine looks at the simmering rivalry between China and India, and which one has the best chance to achieve long-term economic dominance.
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Bruce Monrad sits down with Chris Boyd to discuss the financial markets.
7:52 – Bruce joins Chris, challenges of analyzing the High Yield markets
10:17 – A big picture, macro view of the economy.
13:00 – Indicators, Housing, Auto, the Rhine River
15:22 – Consumer/Business Confidence, Employment
16:50 – Tail Risks: Trade Wars, Brexit, Sovereign Debt
19:00 – Government Shutdown
20:40 – Trade War Impact
25:55 – Government Deficit, National Debt
37:00 – Credit Markets Update
40:00 – Yield Curve, Inversion
42:00 – BBB Ratings Downgrades, Potential Opportunities
In the face of a housing slowdown, a looming trade war, and ongoing Brexit woes, bond investors are re-embracing risk. Click below to hear Bruce Monrad’s explanation of why this makes perfect sense.
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CIO magazine takes an in-depth look at 2015-2016 to see if the economy experienced a “mini-recession”. Northeast Investors Trust Chairman, Bruce Monrad, isn’t so sure and thinks geopolitical pressures like Brexit may hit sooner than later. For the full article (membership required, free),
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Running time 3:09
For the entire podcast, which includes a recap of 2018 and how the Trust is positioned heading into 2019, please click here:
Running time 10:49
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