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This episode of The Portfolio Fix was recorded on 10-22-2020. Any timely data or views should be considered as of this date unless otherwise specified.
Episode Host: Patrick McGeever – Corporate Credit Senior Analyst
Fixed Income Market Review Provided By: Reed Nuttall, CFA – Chief Investment Officer
Source: Federal Reserve Board, Bloomberg Barclays
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