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Bond Realities: The Changing Landscape for Fixed Income and the ‘Death of the Agg’

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Thu, 11 Jul 2013

In my 20-plus years as a portfolio manager, I’ve seen the death of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, affectionately known as the “Agg,” forecast no fewer than three times. As Mark Twain said: “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same could be said of the Agg, a market-

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