CNBC "Squawk Box" interview: Stanek discusses bond investment outlook

Baird Funds President, Mary Ellen Stanek, CFA, appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to discuss the economy and investing in bonds in this rising rate environment.

Watch the interview.

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