Reed Eckhout - CitrinGroup

Why investors should consider bonds for their portfolios with Reed Eckhout of CitrinGroup

Reed Eckhout - CitrinGroup

Reed Eckhout, market analyst at CitrinGroup an investment advisor in Birmingham, MI joins Enterprise Radio to discuss the bond market, interest rate risk and a better understanding of the domestic and global economy.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Reed Eckhout discuss the following:

  • Why should investors even consider bonds for their portfolios in the first place?
  • Can you provide us with an update on the current state of the bond market?
  • Can you describe what interest rate risk actually entails?
  • With interest rates expected to rise over the long term, how does a bond investor build a portfolio and manage risk?
  • How can entrepreneurs use the bond market to gain a better understanding of the domestic and global economy?

Duration: 21:40

Reed Eckhout began his career at CitrinGroup in 2013, holding the position of Market Analyst with a focus on fixed income. While concentrating on the firm’s debt portfolio, Mr. Eckhout contributes to analysis of  market  activity, economic conditions, and portfolio behavior. In addition, he is heavily involved in CitrinGroup’s proprietary Model Portfolio Construction and Implementation (MPCI) process as well as client relationships of the firm. Mr. Eckhout reports to the Director of Investments.

Mr. Eckhout received his B.A. in Economics from Michigan State University. Before joining CitrinGroup, Mr. Eckhout worked for a wealth management firm where he provided comprehensive investment management and financial planning services to high-net-worth individuals and employer-sponsored plans. In this role, he built a solid framework for approaching markets and asset classes, which transpired into building diversified portfolios for clients across the strategy and risk spectrums.

Passion for global markets and a strong intellectual curiosity provide the foundation for Mr. Eckhout’s analytical work. He is currently a 2014 Level II Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) candidate.


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