Fixed Income Quick Take: What Is Duration?

Explaining duration. Fixed Income Advisor Steve Wiechel with the ins and outs of bond price sensitivity, using higher coupon bonds to lower duration and targeting the duration to best combine yield and volatility.

 

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Steve Wiechel

As a member of the fixed income team, Steve Wiechel works every day to find transparency in opaque markets, all while staying on top of ever-changing financial conditions like inflation, credit monitoring and moving rates. Sound complicated? Well, for Steve, an unwavering focus on doing what’s right for the client makes the job seem easy.

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