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02 Feb 2024

The Fed Tries to Stick its (Soft) Landing

For anyone who read the FOMC’s statement and listened to the Federal Reserve’s press conference on January 31 and felt like they were getting ...

14 Mar 2023

SVB Fallout and the Fed’s War on Inflation – Where This Leaves Investors

Only a few trading days into the current regional banking crisis that culminated with the closures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank a ...

07 Nov 2022

The Fed Crushes Dreams, Dashing Hopes Of A Quick Pivot

Will they or won’t they? For anyone left wondering about what lies in store for Federal Reserve rate policy after last week’s FOMC meeting, it ...

15 Aug 2022

Inflation – One Swallow Does Not A Summer Make

Investors and policymakers are in data dependent mode, especially given the current critical juncture of the global economy and the financial ...

16 Jun 2022

Houston, We Have … Many Problems

The spaceship is seemingly veering off course and the loss of control is spooking investors. Here are some telltale signs. Rampant inflation – ...

05 May 2022

More Variables, Volatility and Vexations Ahead

The Federal Reserve has delivered a widely telegraphed 50 bps rate hike this week and signaled at least two more 50 bps increments in June and ...

04 Apr 2022

The Fed’s Strong Medicine and Its Side-Effects

Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist, Mariner Investment Group, LLC
EG Fisher, Partner and Co-Chief Investment Offic ...

07 Mar 2022

Mariner Investment Group Announces Investment Leadership Team Transitions

NEW YORK (March 7, 2022) – Mariner Investment Group today announced some exciting changes to its leadership team.  The seamless evolution ...

14 Feb 2022

Who let the hawks out? Turbulence ahead as the Fed’s response unfolds

The latest data on U.S. consumer prices for January showed an above-consensus surge in both headline and core inflation at 7.5% and 6% respect ...

13 Jan 2022

Fed Up with Inflation Already – The Plot Thickens and the Pace Quickens

The flurry of data releases around the turn of the year have made it abundantly clear that the Federal Reserve has a fair bit of catching-up t ...

16 Dec 2021

The Fed Summons the Cavalry At Another Historic Fed Meeting

The Federal Reserve has brought out their big guns. Just 6 weeks after their November 3rd FOMC meeting where they announced a taper to their a ...

07 Dec 2021

Fed Pivot Catches Fixed Income Investors Offsides – Who is Poised to Gain?

With the continuing strong inflation readings we are seeing in the US, we are suddenly faced with the very real prospect of a higher inflation ...

19 Oct 2021

A Brave New World for Fixed Income Investors

We are at a crossroads. With the possibility that the global pandemic’s influence on the markets may be receding, borders reopening and econom ...

01 Jul 2021

Short Agency MBS Basis

Why Agency MBS May Be the Hedge Investors Need in an Uncertain Market Environment

Will the Fed raise rates or let t ...

03 Jun 2021

Friday’s Unemployment Report Will Be The Most Significant Since The Pandemic Began

In the few short weeks since I last wrote on the subject of inflation and the attempts by the Federal Reserve to calm the markets about a poss ...

17 May 2021

Base Effects or Breakaway Inflation?

The latest CPI Index signals an end to the Risk Parity Era and ushers in a new Era of Volatility

Last Wednesday’s blockb ...

16 Jul 2020

Mariner Investment Group Completes Management Buyback from ORIX Corporation USA

NEW YORK (JULY 16, 2020) – Mariner Investment Group, LLC  (“Mariner”), the global alternative investment manager, announced today that it ...

23 Apr 2020

ORIX Corporation USA and Mariner Investment Group Agree to Buyout by Mariner’s Management

NEW YORK and DALLAS (April 23, 2020) – ORIX Corporation USA (“ORIX USA”) and Mariner Investment Group (“Mariner”) today announced they have re ...

21 May 2019

EG Fisher Joins Mariner Investment Group as co-CIO and Head of Liquid Market Strategies

NEW YORK (May 21, 2019) Mariner Investment Group, the global alternative asset manager and subsidiary of ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA), toda ...

28 Mar 2019

Curtis Arledge Joins Mariner Investment Group as Chairman and CEO

NEW YORK (March 28, 2019) It was announced today that Curtis Arledge, 53, has joined Mariner Investment Group, LLC, the global alternative inv ...