Brett Wander, CFA

Fixed income insights from our CIO of Fixed Income

Brett Wander
Leadership Insights

Focusing on the longer term and maintaining an appropriately diversified portfolio are potentially good first steps for the current COVID-19 continuum. Read what our CIOs are watching out for in the second half of 2020.
Leadership Insights

Some bond investors may have thought themselves sufficiently diversified heading into the global pandemic, only to find that they had ventured too far down the rabbit hole while chasing higher yields.
Investment Insights

Do actively managed bond strategies offer better risk protection than passively managed bond strategies in market downturns? Data from COVID-19 and the 2008 financial crisis say, “No.”
Leadership Insights

Focusing on the longer term and maintaining an appropriately diversified portfolio are potentially good first steps for the current COVID-19 continuum. Read what our CIOs are watching out for in the second half of 2020.
Leadership Insights

Some bond investors may have thought themselves sufficiently diversified heading into the global pandemic, only to find that they had ventured too far down the rabbit hole while chasing higher yields.
Investment Insights

Do actively managed bond strategies offer better risk protection than passively managed bond strategies in market downturns? Data from COVID-19 and the 2008 financial crisis say, “No.”
Investment Insights

Today's environment is provoking some confusion about fixed income. Use this paper as a primer for talking with clients about fixed income opportunities.
Investment Insights

While the low interest rate environment has helped fuel returns, it may also present pitfalls. Three Schwab professionals share their thoughts about the low interest rate backdrop and what it might mean for investors.
Leadership Insights

Extremely low bond yields are pervasive throughout the global economy, as many longstanding investment "truisms" have been falling by the wayside. Read our fixed income insights for talking points to share with clients.
Investment Insights

Inflation forecasts wax and wane, but the inflation-fighting benefits of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities are constant.