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Tom Graff

Tom is a Head of Fixed Income and a Portfolio Manager at Brown Advisory, overseeing more than $6 billion in bond portfolios in both mutual funds and separate accounts. He has spent over 20 years in the fixed income business, concentrating on macroeconomic analysis. Prior to joining Brown Advisory, Tom was a managing director at Cavanaugh Capital Management. He served as a portfolio manager and was responsible for trading, analysis and management of taxable fixed income portfolios.

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Recent Articles By The Author

To Know How the Fed Will Act, We Must Interpret Its Words

Let's check out the Fed's two big goals for action -- higher inflation and maximum employment -- to see what we can realistically expect.

For Rate Watchers, This Day Is of ... Interest

The consumer price index surprises to the upside and the Fed meeting minutes are out. Here's my take on both.

Those Jobs Numbers Disappointed, but They Didn't Tell Whole Story

The report is more nuanced than the headline shows, and here's why we can still expect tapering.

Is Jerome Powell's Renomination Now in Peril?

Plus, my take on Friday's jobs report and the steepening yield curve.

Will Rising Yields Tank Stocks? Let's See How Story on Fed Is Shifting

Bond yields are surging, the yield curve is steepening, and Dallas Fed's Robert Kaplan and Boston's Eric Rosengren are exiting. Here's my take on what's happening.

Wait a Minute: Fed Grows Hawkish and Bonds, Stocks Rally?

Let's sort out the FOMC meeting, what bonds are telling us and how this could all play out.

Inflation May Not Be Exactly as It Appears

Consumer prices look like they are not growing as quickly. But let's take a closer look at a key area to watch -- and see how the Fed will likely respond.

How Long Can Rates Stay This Low?

That's a question I get asked a lot. So, let's dig in.

What the 'Messy' August Jobs Report Means for Investors and the Fed

This payroll result should be a reminder that just because there aren't a lot of new legal restrictions doesn't mean consumers won't change behavior.

The Fed's Next Delicate Dance Is Figuring Out When to Raise Rates

And Chairman Jerome Powell in his Jackson Hole speech offered clues as to what could trigger an end to the Federal Reserve's zero interest rate policy.

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