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ESG Integration in Fixed Income: Focus on high yield, green bonds, credits risk due to climate change. Nov. 17, 2020@4:30 pm Eastern I'll moderate the high yield panel. To register:   More ...

This isn't supposed to happen! We need to discard the notion of "the market" changing its risk tolerance from time to time. Demand for high yield debt is segmented.   More ...

Do US high yield investors fare better when Republications win the presidential election, or when Democrats win? Martin Fridson crunches the numbers since 1988 (it's a very close call.   More ...

Will higher federal deficits and aggressive monetary expansion inevitably lead to substantially higher inflation?   More ...

Here’s a new approach for defenders of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing to oppose proposed Labor Department restrictions.   More ...

Concern about the transfer of fiscal authority to the Fed is well justified. This article, co-authored by ISI Publisher Marty Fridson, was also published by RealClearMarkets..   More ...

Inflation or Deflation: The Great Debate" | Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors Webinar, September 23, 2020.   More ...

Over the last 18 months ESG-related assets at US #highyield and muni mutual funds have surged from $2B to $46B. Here's how HY managers are viewing the segment, per @MartinFridson   More ...

“One of the great joys of hosting the @Investor_Hour is talking w/folks like @MartinFridson. Marty delivers up-to-the-minute chapter and verse on high yield, income investing and The Fed once again, as only he can.”—Dan Ferris   More ...

Some Energy bonds make the cut for indexes tied to environmental, social, and governance principles. Their provide mixed performance, relative to other Energy bonds, in a down market.   More ...

Good marks on environmental, social, and governance issues didn't genuinely limit downside on high yield bonds in the COVID-19 downturn. Here's some info on how fixed income managers are addressing ESG.   More ...

High yield bonds just had their best monthly return since 2011. It resulted from a rare combination-- a huge drop in the default risk premium, which normally means the economic outlook is   More ...

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Martin Fridson, CEO of Income Securities Advisors, Inc

Mr. Fridson was a corporate bond research director on Wall Street and is now Chief Investment Officer at Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors, LLC.

He has written numerous articles on bonds and fixed income investing and has authored six books. He has guest-lectured at leading universities.

Mr. Fridson holds an MBA from Harvard, is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and is past president of the Fixed Income Analysts Society.

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