Barron’s: How to Build the Best Bond Portfolio for Crazy Times

In an October 2, 2020, Barron’s article, Baird Advisors chief investment officer Mary Ellen Stanek, CFA, and deputy chief investment officer Warren Pierson, CFA, were both quoted talking about the near-term risks in the fixed income markets and where they are finding investment opportunities. Additionally, the Baird Aggregate Bond Fund was included in a list of funds compiled for the article that “balance the need for income with the need for safety.” 

From the article:

On the safety end of the barbell, “We are looking at quality and liquidity, not yield,” says Pierson, who has been doing that with a mix of Treasuries and government mortgages that are still very liquid, as well as securitized assets, such as the top tier of asset-backed mortgages, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and even some investment-grade corporate bonds.

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