Mid-December, 2017 was the last most recent outflows from US Bond Funds. The Fed’s last rate-hike and conservative GOP Congress looking to impose new national debt ceilings, along with concerns the Fed will pull back on its holdings seem to be the drivers of these redemptions. But, it seems the majority of outflows derive from redemptions in US High Yield Bond Funds. Factoring out those, it appears this fund group woul dhave posted solid inflows. Seems drops in oil prices along with the flight from junk bonds also marked a rotation from Short-Term  to Intermediate Term Mixed Funds. Also gaining where Long-Term US Government Bond Funds, which posted their biggest inflow in over a year. Read more…

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