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Bloomberg
Fed’s Bank Leverage Decision May Start Taper Countdown
March 19, 2021

Steven Friedman, Senior Macroeconomist, Global Fixed Income Team
March 19, 2021: Fed’s Bank Leverage Decision May Start Taper Countdown

NBC News: Fed Chair Powell's Congressional testimony: Stimulus, job losses and inflation
February 23, 2021

“We’re not out of the woods yet when it comes to the virus, and the economy also remains quite far from a full recovery,” said Steve Friedman, senior macroeconomist at MacKay Shields. “Powell has been very focused on the fact that millions of workers and their families have faced significant hardship because of the pandemic,” he said.

Barron's
Future Returns: Insured Munis Offer Stable Income and Peace of Mind
December 1, 2020

Bob DiMella and John Loffredo, co-heads and co-chief investment officers of MacKay Municipal Managers.
December 1, 2020: Future Returns: Insured Munis Offer Stable Income and Peace of Mind

MacKay Shields Announces Appointment of Janelle Woodward as President
September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020: MacKay Shields Announces Appointment of Janelle Woodward as President

Exelon’s 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Honor Roll Recognizes Business Partners Advancing These Core Values
September 23, 2020

Featuring MacKay Shields Global Fixed Income
September 23, 2020: Exelon’s 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Honor Roll Recognizes Business Partners Advancing These Core Values

Financial Times
Fed inflation shift raises questions about past rate rises
August 28, 2020

Featuring Steven Friedman, Senior Macroeconomist, Global Fixed Income
August 28, 2020: Fed inflation shift raises questions about past rate rises

The New York Times
Fed Makes Initial Purchases in Its First Corporate Debt Buying Program
May 12, 2020

Featuring Steven Friedman, Senior Macroeconomist, Global Fixed Income
May 12, 2020: Fed Makes Initial Purchases in Its First Corporate Debt Buying Program

MarketWatch
Fed’s fast and furious reaction to pandemic could grow balance sheet to $10 trillion by early next year
April 28, 2020

Featuring Jeffrey Phlegar, Chairman and CEO of MacKay Shields LLC
April 28, 2020: Fed’s fast and furious reaction to pandemic could grow balance sheet to $10 trillion by early next year

WSJ
Investors Eye Fed Emergency Lending Program That Brought Rich Returns in 2009
April 25, 2020

Featuring Jeffrey Phlegar, Chairman and CEO of MacKay Shields LLC
April 25, 2020: Investors Eye Fed Emergency Lending Program That Brought Rich Returns in 2009