A Word About Risk: Investing in the bond market is subject to risks, including market, interest rate, issuer, credit, inflation risk, and liquidity risk. The value of most bonds and bond strategies are impacted by changes in interest rates. Bonds and bond strategies with longer durations tend to be more sensitive and volatile than those with shorter durations; bond prices generally fall as interest rates rise, and the current low interest rate environment increases this risk. Current reductions in bond counterparty capacity may contribute to decreased market liquidity and increased price volatility. Bond investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed.
Statements concerning financial market trends or portfolio strategies are based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate. There is no guarantee
that these investment strategies will work under all market conditions or are suitable for all investors and each investor should evaluate their ability to
invest for the long term, especially during periods of downturn in the market. Outlook and strategies are subject to change without notice.
Forecasts, estimates and certain information contained herein are based upon proprietary research and should not be interpreted as investment advice, as an
offer or solicitation, nor as the purchase or sale of any financial instrument. Forecasts and estimates have certain inherent limitations, and unlike an
actual performance record, do not reflect actual trading, liquidity constraints, fees, and/or other costs. In addition, references to future results should
not be construed as an estimate or promise of results that a client portfolio may achieve.
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