Treasury Partners Blog

Chart Of The Week

Euro High Yield Debt now yields the same as 10 year U.S. Treasuries   Buying of Eurozone corporate bonds by the European Central Bank has overwhelmed concerns about Greece, Italy and now Catalonia.   After hitting yields north of 10% in 2011, Euro High Yield debt now yields the same as the full faith and credit […]

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Death of a Benchmark

“Life is a school of probability.” –Walter Bagehot Soviet Russia started it. After World War Two, the US dollar replaced the Pound Sterling as the currency for international trade. Dollars were used even if the goods exchanged never touched the United States. As Western Europe recovered from the War, international trade increased. This included trade […]

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No Change In Stock Market Outlook

“We have very strong earnings growth, low inflation, a moderate fed, and global synchronized growth – an excellent environment for owning stocks.”   Richard Saperstein In this recent CNBC appearance, Richard Saperstein, our Chief Investment Officer, explains why investing in stocks continues to be a sound strategy despite the current political climate in Washington. Click Here. […]

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2017 Mid-Year Outlook

Equity markets are trading at all-time highs despite the Fed finally beginning to reverse almost a decade of near-zero Fed Funds rate. At the same time, new questions abound on the feasibility of the “Trumponomics” agenda while global geopolitical risks remain elevated. Under these circumstances, what’s an investor to do? Learn More

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about the author

Brendan Jones  

began his career in the financial services industry in 1997 with AIG International. He has been associated with David D’Amico and Steven Feit since 1998, and joined Richard Saperstein at CIBC Oppenheimer in 2002.

Mr. Jones is Treasury Partners’ Senior Portfolio Manager and a member of the Portfolio Management Group. He implements and maintains our fixed income investment portfolios, and invests considerable time communicating with “the Street” and assessing developments within both the bond market and broader financial markets.