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Michael Herbst

Michael Herbst is director of manager research for fixed-income strategies, North America.


Can the new Morningstar Analyst Ratings help investors pocket a bigger share of funds' gains?

Western Asset CIO and manager Steve Walsh describes the firm's reasoning for reducing risk in the Core and Core Plus bond funds.

Western Asset CIO and manager Steve Walsh says a fairly modest recovery in the U.S. economy followed by a fairly prolonged period of challenged growth doesn't support meaningfully higher rates.

Loomis Sayles' Kathleen Gaffney discusses her broader definition of "high yield" and where her team had recently been finding good yields for the risk.

Manager Kathleen Gaffney describes how Loomis Sayles is assessing and positioning their bond portfolios for what they expect to be a modest economic recovery.

Baird CIO Mary Ellen Stanek on finding the appropriate risk/reward trade-off for the core of an investor's bond portfolio.

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