Tom Graff is a fixed income strategist for Brown Advisory, an independent investment advisory firm in Baltimore, Md. Graff is also the manager of the Brown Advisory Tactical Bond Fund (BATBX), a long/short fixed income fund.Expand

Prior to joining Brown, Graff was a managing director and taxable fixed-income trader for Cavanaugh Capital Management in Baltimore. Graff earned a CFA charter in 2002.

The opinions expressed here are Graff's own and in no way the statements of Brown Advisory, and may or may not reflect the strategies being pursued for clients of Brown Advisory.

Graff welcomes your questions and can be reached at

I'm not interested in any variety of DB securities, but will add some financial bonds, here.
I like financials a lot more than I like technology.

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I like financials a lot more than I like technology.
This starts to look like textbook economics for the Fed.
If the 3 trends in this report continue, we are likely heading for a recession.
Here what the cutting the rate on certain reserves below zero means for the Fed and U.S. bond market.
This was probably a case of two different markets having two different points of view.
ECB's Mario Draghi may expand the QE program, but how much difference would it make?
Slower consumer spending is one problem the Fed is facing.
Observations in the context of today's stock rout.


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