Colin McBurnette on The Alternative Investment Podcast: Are Bonds the New Stocks?
Senior Portfolio Manager Colin McBurnette joined The Alternative Investment Podcast to share Angel Oak’s latest market outlook for 2023, break down our strategies in structured credit, and share how those strategies play an important role in investors’ portfolios given today’s environment.
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