Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Policy Wars: Fiscal Trump vs. Monetary Yellen

    President-Elect Trump's stimulus plan may hit a brick wall as Yellen's Fed raises rates
  2. The 4 Most Important Effects of Rising Interest Rates

    If the Fed follows through with its promised tightening, look out for more expensive mortgages, better deposit rates and ...
  3. How Zombie ETNs Are Hurting Investors (OIL, AMJ)

    A number of exchange-traded notes are trading despite factors preventing them from creating new shares.
  4. Mortgage Hedging May Deepen Treasuries Rout

    Fed rate hikes may spur mortage bond owners to sell Treasuries to reduce their exposure to rising rates
  5. Bonds Backed by Risky Mortgages Earn AAA Rating

    Bonds backed by risky mortgage loans received AAA ratings by two ratings agencies less than ten years after the subprime ...
  6. Rising Interest Rates Hit Banks Balance Sheets

    The rising interest rates that have fueled bank stocks' rapid gains could also cause billions of dollars in unrealized losses ...
  1. How Investors Can Prepare for a Bond Bear Market

    Fixed-income bond investors need to prepare for the upcoming bear market.
  2. Introduction to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)

    If you want to protect your portfolio from inflation, all you need are a few TIPS.
  3. 4 Smart Beta Predictions for 2017

    Investors are more interested in smart beta strategies than ever after last year's tremendous growth. Sara talks about the ...
  4. How Bond Market Pricing Works

    Learn the basic rules that govern how bond prices are determined.
  5. How the Federal Reserve Impacts Investors Like You

    The Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates affects the whole economy.
  6. Fitch and S&P Cold on Turkey Sovereign Ratings (TUR, EEM)

    Major ratings agencies carved up Turkey's sovereign creditworthiness on Friday.
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