Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Active Bond Funds Beat Market More Than Equity

    The S&P SPIVA Scorecard shows that some actively-managed bond funds are outpacing equity funds in terms of performance.
  2. Freeport's Bondholders Oppose Asset Sale (FCX, APC)

    Bondholders may vote against the company's $2 billion sale of deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets to Anadarko Petroleum, Bloomberg ...
  3. Sanctioned Russia Issues Second Eurobond (RSX, EEM)

    The deal is important because it raises funds for spending commitments and demonstrates access to capital despite U.S. and ...
  4. Update: Major Convertible Securities ETF (CWB)

    CWB is an interesting and liquid ETF investment option for investors seeking to increase exposure to U.S. convertible bonds. ...
  5. Verizon Selling Bonds Backed by Cell Phone Bills

    Verizon became the first cell phone carrier to issue a bond that is backed directly by its outstanding bills to its cell ...
  6. Corporations Have Been Issuing Larger Bonds (BUD, SHPG)

    The issuance of multibillion dollar bonds are becoming a common occurrence in the market.
  1. ETFs That Will Benefit from New Money Market Rules

    The new level of instability in money market funds may represent an opportunity for certain ETFs that seek to provide investors ...
  2. Chart of the Week: Time to Rethink the Role of Treasuries

    This week's chart explains why it's time to rethink the role of U.S. Treasuries in portfolios, and specifically to be cautious ...
  3. The Hidden Portfolio Risk in Higher Rates

    We discuss the implications of a higher rate regime for your portfolio. The answer may surprise you.
  4. Bonds that Have Seen the Most Traffic Lately

    We examine U.S. fixed income fund flow data since the last Fed meeting and points out some trends worth paying attention ...
  5. Are Junk Bonds the New Equities?

    Many investors have begun to treat junk bonds like stocks. Is this a sound strategy?
  6. How to Manage the 'Debt Supercycle'

    A “super cycle” of debt in the global economy means that fixed-income investors need to proceed with caution.
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