Preferred Securities: February 2017
Preferred Securities

Preferred securities rose in February, as interest rates remained relatively stable for the second consecutive month following the sharp increase in yields in November and December.

Real Estate Securities: February 2017
U.S. Real Estate Securities

The broad stock market added to its post-U.S. election gains in the month, supported by generally positive year-end earnings reports, improving economic data and expectations of growth-friendly government initiatives.

Real Assets: February 2017
Real Assets

Real asset categories as a group delivered positive returns in February, outperforming global bonds but underperforming global stocks.

MLPs: February 2017

Midstream energy equities had a modest gain in a generally strong month for stocks.

Preferred Securities: February 2017
Low Duration Preferred Securities

Low-duration preferred securities rose in February, as credit spreads on fixed income securities, including preferreds, narrowed during the month amid encouraging economic data.

Large Cap Value: February 2017
Large Cap Value

February was a record-breaking month for markets as investors snapped up equities in anticipation of promised tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks.

Closed-End Funds: February 2017
Closed-End Funds

Financial markets generally added to their post-U.S. election gains in February, supported by continued expectations of new growth-friendly initiatives and a decline in bond yields.


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