Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Something's Changing With This Preferred ETF (PGX)

    Change is afoot for one of the most popular preferred stock ETFs.
  2. Central Banks' $13 Trillion Problem

    What does a $13 trillion "taper tantrum" look like? You don't want to know.
  3. A Boffo First Quarter for Bond ETFs (LQD, TIP)

    Bond ETFs saw massive inflows in the first quarter, and these three ETFs contributed to that trend.
  4. Get Credit With Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, SLQD)

    Investors looking for some extra income can consider corporate bond ETFs.
  5. The Contrarian: The S&P500 Is Not Overvalued!

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch argues in a recent note that the S&P500 is overvalued. We beg to differ.
  6. ETFs Meet Their Waterloo (EMB, PCY)

    Emerging markets bond ETFs give investors unique access, but these funds aren't perfect.
  1. Understanding the New 'T' Shares

    "T" stands for "transaction," and these mutual fund shares, designed to fulfill the fiduciary rule, promise to be a money-saving ...
  2. How Emerging Market Sovereign Bonds Stack Up

    The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) makes it easier for investors to determine how emerging ...
  3. ETFs Demystify Bond Market Exposure

    Bond ETFs are growing rapidly, making fixed income investing available to scores of new investors.
  4. The Market Implications of the French Vote

    Here is BlackRock’s take on the French election first round result, the remaining candidates and what this might mean for ...
  5. An Introduction to Individual Bonds

    Individual bonds are better than bond funds and can be a key component to one’s investment strategy.
  6. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
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