Insights, research and news to keep you updated and informed on Madison's strategies and process.

Active Fixed Income - A Primer

An introduction to active bond management, and a beginners look at the methods fixed income portfolio managers use in the effort to add value.

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July 2017 Commentary

As the major stock indices hit all-time highs in July we were hearing two contrary reactions: either “this can’t last,” or “things are going great - shouldn’t I own more stock?” As you might guess, our own reaction was somewhere in the middle.

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August 2017 Commentary

As we monitored the market this summer, watching it drift upward (with August adding 0.3% to the S&P 500’s 11.9% year-to-date return), Michael Lewis’s newest book, The Undoing Project, was getting passed around the firm.

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Municipal Bond Report 3Q17

A review of the municipal bond market in 3Q17 from Madison Investments' municipal bond mutual fund and separately managed account portfolio managers.

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August 2017 Commentary

As we monitored the market this summer, watching it drift upward (with August adding 0.3% to the S&P 500’s 11.9% year-to-date return), Michael Lewis’s newest book, The Undoing Project, was getting passed around the firm.

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Insurance Investment Strategy Letter - 2Q17

The Madison Scottsdale team looks back at micro and macro events that shaped insurance investment portfolios

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Madison Perspective - Employment Friday

Thoughts from our fixed income team on the recent employment numbers on the implications on the market moving ahead.

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