Bond yields have surged after the election of Donald Trump as the next president. Even in volatile market circumstances, it’s important to have a balanced reaction and maintain perspective.
Josh Barrickman is senior portfolio manager and head of bond indexing in Vanguard Fixed Income Group. Mr. Barrickman and his team manage bond index fund portfolios. The investments in these portfolios cover both domestic and international bond markets (government, mortgage-backed, and corporate securities). His team is also responsible for managing several bond index ETFs. Mr. Barrickman, who joined Vanguard in 1998, has more than 10 years of fixed income experience and holds the CFA® certification. He earned a B.S. at Ohio Northern University and an M.B.A. at Lehigh University.
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