Thornburg Portfolio Managers Jeff Klingelhofer and Lon Erickson spoke with the Wall Street Transcript about Limited Term Income and Strategic Income. The Q&A is in depth, covering lots of ground such as the funds’ objectives; Jeff, Lon, and the team’s strategy during the recent recession; and the long-term outcomes they aim to generate for clients.
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Fixed income managers tend to have a narrow mandate and a clear focus on specific areas. In contrast, Thornburg Limited Term Income Fund covers the entire taxable fixed income universe to find relative value. Lon Erickson, co-manager of the fund, stresses the importance of risk/reward evaluation within safety of the principal and income stability in this feature article on Ticker.com.
Morningstar’s analysis of the Thornburg Limited Term Income Fund, based on five key pillars: Process, Performance, People, Parent, and Price.
Lon Erickson talks about a wait-and-see approach, only he's referring to the Fed. “There was a lot of joy taken from the Fed reversing course and going to a more pronounced wait-and-see approach to raising rates,” he said. “I don’t know that we’ll see same pace of tightening we had in January. There are several risks out there relative to what could happen for credit - I could see us hanging in here at the recent tights, or squeeze in a few more basis points out of it.”
Lon gets the only quote in this additional story about the BBB market: “Market access certainly is a benefit especially to lower quality spectrum of investment-grade. As people think about fallen angels, one of the things that could drive that is the inability to refinance risk at cheap levels.