Bond Investing in the Current Market

Marlena Lee, Global Head of Investment Solutions, offers an overview of the US and global bond markets and discusses how investors can pursue higher expected returns while managing risks in a low-yield environment. Her discussion covers the principles of bond investing, with an emphasis on monitoring credit quality and default rates. She also describes Dimensional’s systematic approach to bond investing.

Recording Time Stamps
(04:02)     Bond returns, yields, and interest rates
(10:10)     Government bonds and recent performance
(13:37)     How have corporate bonds with different credit qualities perform?
(21:02)     Municipal bonds in the current environment
(27:22)     Who determines credit ratings for bonds?
(31:54)     Dimensional’s flexible trading process and its value add

Bond Investing in the Current Market, Part 2