Strategic or Tactical: A Primer on Owning Short Duration Corporate Bonds

With the economy still facing macro headwinds and short-term rates near cyclical highs, investors may want to consider actively managed short-duration credit strategies to pursue high current income with reduced interest rate sensitivity. In the upcoming webcast, Federated Hermes and VettaFi will highlight the benefits of the short-duration corporate bond segment. An actively managed approach to the short end of the curve could help financial advisors enhance their client portfolios by tapping into sources of value across the short-term corporate credit spectrum.

February 28, 2023
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Topics will include:

  • An overview of the short-term corporate bond market and the effects of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook on this fixed-income segment.
  • How active strategies may mitigate interest rate risk and enhance income potential.
  • A focus on both investment-grade and high-yield corporate bond strategies.
  • How financial advisors can incorporate an active credit strategy into a diversified fixed-income portfolio


John Gentry, CFA

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of Corporate Fixed Income Group
Federated Hermes

Steven Wagner

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst
Federated Hermes

Emory Redd, CIMA®

Vice President - Portfolio Construction Solutions Group
Federated Hermes

Todd Rosenbluth

Head of Research

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Important Disclosures

Bond prices are sensitive to changes in interest rates and a rise in interest rates can cause a decline in their prices.
High-yield, lower-rated securities generally entail greater market, credit/default and liquidity risks, and may be more volatile than investment grade securities.

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