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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

Here's Why Inflation Is Like a Game of Tag

Until the economy's ability to produce and deliver products catches up with demand, here's what's likely to play out.

Here's What Could Force the Fed's Hand

It's not just that we're seeing inflation, but that we're seeing several other trends in demand and spending as well. Also, here's why I'm cautious on rates.

Why I Think Interest Rates Are Too Low

What you see now is probably what you are going to get in terms of labor conditions.

Fed Is Buying Time, and That Makes Sense

Here's why and how Powell is justifying the Fed's (lack of) action -- and why I'm optimistic on the economy, and pessimistic on the bond market.

The Fed Has Never Faced a Scenario Like This

How will the central bank deal with decelerating, but still high inflation, especially if it coincides with decelerating, but still solid economic growth?

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.

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