Creative Solutions to Generate Income for Clients
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note is 1.62%, and that is up approximately 130 basis points from its low of 32 basis points in March of last year. Moreover, the central debate among economists is whether the U.S. faces a new regime of inflation and higher rates, or whether inflation will be only transitory, as the Fed expects. This context of volatility and uncertainty about interest rates makes the job for advisors who want to generate steady income for their clients exceedingly difficult. Here to discuss one solution to that problem is Scott Kefer of Victory Capital.
Real World Overlay Solutions in Challenging Times
With only a few brief downturns in an otherwise upward trend in the U.S. equity market since the Global Financial Crisis, declining interest rates have pulled forward the net present value of distant earnings and propelled growth stocks (and the market as a whole) higher.