Observations and Perspectives: Traditional Bonds = Risky Parachutes

During the short nine days of trading from late January to February 8, the S&P 500 fell like a skydiver leaping out of a plane: fast and down. In a classic flight-to-quality response, investors pulled their parachutes, socking billions into the largest ETFs tracking the widely-watched Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the “Barclays Aggregate”). This time, though, it didn’t work.

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Investors Stuck Between Rock and Hard Place

Interest rate hikes and unfavorable trade policies hint at tough times ahead, leaving many investors looking to take cover—with potentially nowhere to go.



Sierra Tactical Core Income Fund (SSIRX) Renamed

The Fund Has Been Renamed to Denote it's Mandate and Approach

Santa Monica, CA (May 14, 2018) – The Sierra Group of Companies has renamed its Strategic Income Fund to better reflect the fund’s tactical approach to conservative investing. Now known as the Sierra Tactical Core Income Fund (SSIRX), the fund will continue to be managed as it has been since its inception.

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Wright: For 10% Bond Returns, Look to Munis

Barron's Video| 3.28.2017

It's time to take profits in high-yield corporate bonds and buy high-yield municipals, says Sierra Strategic Income Fund co-manager David Wright.

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