Baird's Fixed Income Sales and Trading team includes traders, some of whom are dedicated to serving the Private Wealth Management, and Institutional Sales professionals serving financial institutions, insurance companies, municipalities and money managers across the United States.
Fixed Income Institutional Sales Associates are dedicated to providing institutional investors with a wide range of fixed income securities. These institutional clients include:
- Mutual funds
- Pension funds
- Insurance companies
- Other investment management companies
Decisions are made quickly to buy or sell securities, based on market conditions and economic indicators. Dealing with traders from other firms worldwide, Baird’s traders provide the fixed income products Baird Financial Advisors and Institutional Sales Associates market to their clients. They also provide liquidity in the event a client needs to raise funds.
Traders focus on specific products within the fixed income marketplace. Baird actively trades:
- U.S. Treasuries
- Corporate and convertible bonds
- Mortgage-backed bonds
- Preferred stock
- Municipal bonds