When Bonds Fall: How Risky Are Bonds if Interest Rates Rise?

The financial recovery since early 2009 has been a most welcome reprieve from the lowest depths of the Global Financial Collapse (GFC). To better understand this recovery, we peeked beneath this rising tide to examine the behavior of investible assets and to ask a few critical questions. Were assets more, or less, diversified during the recovery? Did relationships among investments change markedly? Are there any allocation lessons to be learned? Fortunately, we were able to revisit an earlier framework to approach these questions, a framework which visualizes the full web of relationships among a broad spectrum of investments. Fill out the form to the right to download the whitepaper.