Resources

Insights, research and news to keep you updated and informed on Madison's strategies and process. For Investment Strategy specific commentary, see our Investment Strategies & Solutions pages.


Commentary

Reinhart Week in Review by Madison Investments 3.1.2024

With the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge reporting stronger inflation pressures during January, the path to their 2% goal remains bumpy. Read about the January reports and more in our Week in Review.

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Commentary

Reinhart Week in Review by Madison Investments 2.23.2024

Comments from January’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting confirmed the Fed’s stance that they are in no rush to start cutting interest rates. Learn more about the FOMC minutes and Illinois' proposed pension funding in our Week in Review.

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Commentary

Reinhart Week in Review by Madison Investments 2.16.2024

This week key inflation indicators came in higher than expected, and retail sales were down 0.8% percent in January. Find out what this means for fixed income markets in our Week in Review.

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White Papers

Bonds Are Back: Where to Find Value Ahead of Potential Rate Cuts

The fixed income teams at Madison Investments recently published several white papers that discuss how math in the bond markets has dramatically improved for investors. They also highlighted how the intermediate (1-10 year range) part of the yield curve could be the “sweet spot” amid potential interest rate cuts. In this article, we revisit these arguments and introduce additional insights for our readers.

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Commentary

Reinhart Week in Review by Madison Investments 2.9.2024

Officials from the Fed this week enforced the idea that inflation is headed toward their target but isn’t to a point where they are ready to start cutting rates. Read more about the inflation battle and more in Reinhart Fixed Income’s Week in Review.

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Commentary

Monthly Market Update - February 2024

Following extremely strong months for stock and bonds in late 2023, January proved a more moderate month. While the S&P 500 Index's return of 1.7% suggests a solid month for stock investors, the equal-weighted return of the index was negative (-0.8%), while midcap and small cap stocks suffered even more. It was the familiar story of index returns driven by a handful of mega-cap stocks. A sense of the disparities was evident in fourth quarter corporate earnings reports, which have been highly bifurcated by sector.

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