Home construction is falling behind the pace of new household formation, creating an imbalance between housing supply and demand.
Putnam's fixed-income research finds opportunities in several sectors of the securitized market offer the potential for low correlations with other areas of the bond market.
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2013 marked a watershed moment for index versus non-index sectors in fixed income. We see significant risk in the composition of the index.
The Fed may have a desire to switch to a different monetary-policy regime, one that would involve using a permanent balance sheet.
We continue to be cautiously optimistic on the U.S. economy, which has been gradually improving. Clearly, there are a number of long-term fiscal issues that the federal government needs...
Short-term income securities have attracted interest in recent months from investors seeking opportunities in a moderately growing U.S. economy, but concerned about risk spreading from Europe’s banking sector.
Putnam Short Duration Income Fund's Portfolio Manager Michael Salm explains the objective of the fund.
Despite a weak housing market, asset-related securities can offer attractive fundamental value.
On the heels of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in late 2008, the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Board (the “Fed”) rolled out a number of unprecedented programs designed to...