Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Investors Favor Safe Bets as Political Fears Persist

    Safe-haven gold and U.S. Treasuries prices held steady on Wednesday while U.S stocks edged lower.
  2. Trump's Tax Cuts Threaten Pillar of Muni Market

    The $3.8 trillion muni bond market could see plunging demand if Trump implements tax cuts
  3. BlackRock's Fink Presses Trump on Infrastructure Plan (BLK, BUI)

    Larry Fink has pressed Trump on his infrastructure plan.
  4. Bond Funds Expected to Fuel Growth (LQD, HYG)

    Pro investors are stoking the growth of bond ETFs, but retail investors can easily participate, too.
  5. A New ETF for Capital Protection and Income (ARCM)

    This new actively managed ETF can help investors looking for alternatives to money markets.
  6. How Utilities ETFs Deal With Rising Rates (XLU, TLT)

    Utilities stocks and ETFs may be vulnerable to rising interest rates, but there are other factors to consider.
  1. 10 Surprising Facts About HYG

    The market’s first high yield bond ETF turns 10, and there is a lot about the fund that you may not know.
  2. What is a basis point (BPS)?

    A basis point is a unit of measure used in finance to describe the percentage change in the value or rate of a financial ...
  3. Prepare Your Portfolio for a Difficult Stock Market

    Don't be too optimistic. Make sure your portfolio is prepared for a market downturn.
  4. Why do interest rates tend to have an inverse relationship with bond prices?

    At first glance, the inverse relationship between interest rates and bond prices seems somewhat illogical, but upon closer ...
  5. When Interest Rates Rise: Best Investment Strategies

    Interest rates are on the rise. Here's what that means for investing strategies.
  6. What Does the SF Bay Bridge Have to Do with Bond Investing?

    With the recent increase in short-term rates by the Federal Reserve, it’s a good time to go over what the yield curve is ...
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