U.S. Bond Strategy

Competitive Advantage

  • Discusses macroeconomic and policy issues shaping the U.S. investment outlook, and provides asset allocation recommendations and insight on the direction of interest rates and bond yields.
  • Includes the following sector coverage: Treasury, investment grade and high-yield corporate, municipal, MBS, ABS and CMBS.
  • Delivers additional trading recommendations designed to exploit mispricings in related segments of the bond market such as the yield curve, inflation-indexed bonds, and corporate bond sectors.

Clear asset allocation, duration advice and specific trading ideas for all of  the major fixed income asset classes, including corporate bond sectors.

Deliverables

Weekly Reports
Reports discuss key issues specific to the U.S. bond market, including an overview of the investment backdrop, recommended portfolio allocation, actionable trading recommendations, and an analysis of current readings from our proprietary indicators.

Special Reports
Focusing on original investment ideas, these Special Reports drill down into the key issues that affect the bond outlook. They include both brief and in-depth pieces on timely opportunities or risks.

Monthly Summary
A review of the relative performance of each fixed income sector during the preceding month with a concise summary of prospects for the sector and a recommended overall portfolio allocation.

Ronald Torrens, Chief Strategist

Ronald Torrens joined BCA Research in 1998 and is currently Chief Strategist of the U.S. Bond Strategy service. He also contributes regularly to the firm’s Global Fixed Income Strategy service. Prior to joining BCA, Ron spent eight years as an analyst with a boutique M&A firm, two years in general management at a startup software company, and six years as a geophysicist. He holds a BSc (Engineering) from Queen’s University and an MBA (Finance) from York University..

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