Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. The Biggest Market Surprises of 2016

    Oil volatility, Brexit and, oh yeah, a presidential election made for an eventful year in the markets.
  2. Policy Wars: Fiscal Trump vs. Monetary Yellen

    President-Elect Trump's stimulus plan may hit a brick wall as Yellen's Fed raises rates
  3. 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 ...
  4. How Zombie ETNs Are Hurting Investors (OIL, AMJ)

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

    Fed rate hikes may spur mortage bond owners to sell Treasuries to reduce their exposure to rising rates
  6. 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 ...
  1. What are the Federal Reserve Chairman's responsibilities?

    Learn about the duties and responsibilities of the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, including testifying before Congress ...
  2. Chart of the Week: Positioning Portfolios for 2017

    We see accelerating global reflation ahead, a theme central to how we suggest positioning portfolios for 2017. Richard explains, ...
  3. Investing in Preferred Stocks as Interest Rates Rise

    These are the pros and cons of preferred stocks in a rising interest rate environment.
  4. Johnson & Johnson Set for Strong Recovery (JNJ, TLT)

    Johnson & Johnson may have ended its intermediate correction in December, with highs odds for new bull market and all-time ...
  5. 4 Investing Resolutions to Make for 2017

    As 2017 approaches, it’s time to turn your thoughts to your financial goals – and the investing resolutions needed to achieve ...
  6. Top 3 Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, VCSH)

    If you’re looking for a hedge against a volatile stock market, these ETFs are worth a look.
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