Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Why the SEC Wants Treasuries Regulated Like Stocks

    The SEC wants to regulate one of the largest asset markets on the planet, Treasuries, and make it more transparent.
  2. Investors Flocked to Taxable Bond Funds in September

    September was an exciting month for taxable bond funds as other assets saw their investments fluctuate.
  3. Sprint Prices $3.5B Airwave-Backed Offering (S)

    Sprint priced its $3.5 billion offering backed by wireless airwaves.
  4. Municipal Bond Trusts in Focus (BSE)

    Municipal bond trusts can provide investors with tax-exempt income to bolster their earnings. This trust offers the same ...
  5. Bonds Based On Student Loans Face Downgrades (JPM, NAVI)

    Billions of dollars worth of bonds backed by student loans could soon face downgrades as borrowers postpone or reduce their ...
  6. Glencore Boosts Size of Bond Buying Tender (GLCNF)

    Glencore is working overtime to ensure that it has enough liquidity to meet its obligations when they come due and fund projects ...
  1. Why Cash Has Become King Again

    Often, high levels of cash in investors' portfolios represent excessive caution. We explain why this time is different.
  2. What Advisors Should Know About L Bonds

    New on the scene, L bonds can provide fixed-income investors with a nice alternative to low-yielding offerings, but come ...
  3. The Best Bet for Retirement Income: Bonds or Bond Funds?

    Retirees seeking income from their investments typically look into bonds. Here's a look at the types of bonds, bond funds ...
  4. What's a Tax-Efficient Investment for a Large Sum?

    Here's how to invest a large sum, such as assets from a profit-sharing plan, with a mind toward tax efficiency.
  5. Why Bond Fund Returns Could Fall If Interest Rates Rise

    When the Fed decides to raise interest rates again, bond fund returns could suffer in the short term. But some say the impact ...
  6. What to Tell Clients About New Money Market Rules

    New money market rules will have little impact on clients. Here's what to tell them if they ask.
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