November 19, 2021

Preferred stocks and hybrids - a market sweet spot?

Investors are nervous about the outlook for both fixed income and risk assets, and the new FTSE US Preferred Stock & Hybrids Index series could mitigate these concerns in the current macro environment.

This introductory piece examines the risk characteristics of the index and explains why it might offer outperformance in the current market environment. There is also a "no-jargon" introduction to the mechanics of the underlying securities.