African Swine Fever, a deadly disease that impacts pigs, is running rampant in the largest pork-producing region in the world, China. Douglas Gimple sits down with Micah Martin to discuss how the disease has spread over the last year, who we view as industry winners and losers, and why we believe overall food costs are likely to rise due to pork shortages.
What You Need to Know
Douglas Gimple sits down with Blake Haxton to discuss the current state of the Oil industry. Blake Haxton has been a member of the Diamond Hill team since 2016 and covers both energy and airlines at the firm. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and also is a graduate of the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University. Blake has also passed all three levels of the CFA Program.
- As financial markets have evolved and become increasingly complex, the number of products available to investors has grown. However, the mainstay of asset allocation, core fixed income, has not changed.
- Recently, Morningstar created two new categories, Core Bond and Core Plus Bond, to account for the differences in these strategies. Despite this change, performance measurement remains an unresolved issue.
- We believe it’s important to understand what you own in your bond portfolio, as it’s designed to provide some stability in your portfolio during periods of market uncertainty.