MARTIN L. LEIBOWITZ is a managing director with Morgan Stanley Research Department's global strategy team. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he was vice chairman and chief investment officer of TIAA-CREF. He is the author of numerous books, and over 200 articles on various investment analysis topics, ten of which have won the prestigious Graham and Dodd Award. Leibowitz has received three of the CFA Institute's highest awards: the Nicholas Molodovsky Award, the James R. Vertin Award, and the Professional Excellence Award. In 1995, he became the first inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society's Hall of Fame.
The late SIDNEY HOMER was the founder and general partner in charge of Salomon Brothers' bond market research department. Best known for his pioneering and analytical studies of bond market history and relative values and the economic forces that create bond market trends, he is the author of several books including A History of Interest Rates, The Bond Buyer's Primer, and The Price of Money. He was inducted posthumously into the Fixed Income Analysts Society's Hall of Fame in 1997.
ANTHONY BOVA is an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley Equity Research's Global Strategy team. He won Best Article in the ninth annual Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards presented by the Journal of Portfolio Management for his coauthoring of "Gathering Implicit Alphas in a Beta World." In 2008, Mr. Bova coauthored Modern Portfolio Management (Wiley), which focused on active equity strategies. In 2010, he coauthored The Endowment Model of Investing (Wiley) with Martin Leibowitz and Brett Hammond of TIAA-CREF.
STANLEY KOGELMAN is President of Delft Strategic Advisors, LLC, and a Principal at Advanced Portfolio Management. Prior to founding Delft Strategic Advisors, he served as a managing director at JPMorgan Private Bank and Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is the author and coauthor of more than sixty articles on finance and received two Graham and Dodd Awards and published two books jointly with Martin Leibowitz. In an earlier academic career, he held senior mathematics faculty positions and wrote several pioneering books on mathematics education, including Mind Over Math and The Only Math Book You'll Ever Need.
Preface to the 2013 Edition ix
PART I: DURATION TARGETING: A NEW LOOK AT BOND PORTFOLIOS (2013 EDITION) 1
CHAPTER 1 Duration Targeting and the Trendline Model 9
CHAPTER 2 Volatility and Tracking Error 35
CHAPTER 3 Historical Convergence to Yield 51
CHAPTER 4 Barclays Index and Convergence to Yield 63
CHAPTER 5 Laddered Portfolio Convergence to Yield 81
Appendix: Path Return and Volatility 95
PART II: SOME TOPICS THAT DIDN’T MAKE IT INTO THE 1972 EDITION (2004 EDITION) 107
Contents of the 2004 Edition 109
Foreword by Henry Kaufman 111
Preface to the 2004 Edition: A Historical Perspective 113
Technical Appendix to “Some Topics” 157
PART III: INSIDE THE YIELD BOOK (ORIGINAL EDITION) 171
Preface to the 1972 Edition 173
Contents of the 1972 Edition 175
List of Tables 179
About the Authors 349