Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Short-Term Bond ETFs Draw Investors as Yields Surge (SJNK, SHY)

    Investors have been flocking to short-term bond ETFs recently, as yields have been rising sharply.
  2. Global Bond Values Plummet by $1 Trillion Last Week

    The bond market has lost a staggering $1 trillion or more this week, for only the second time in two decades, as the capitalization ...
  3. December Rate Hike Remains Intact After Trump Win

    The probability of a December rate hike remains intact, but Trump has made it clear that the future for Fed Chairperson Janet ...
  4. The Next U.S. President Faces a Potential Debt Crunch

    The next U.S. president may face a bond market heading toward major disruption as the forces that favored the market now ...
  5. Muni Bonds: Is a Post-Election Sell-Off Coming? (VWITX,NHMAX)

    The $3.8 trillion muni bond market is highly sensitive to changes in tax policy after presidential elections
  6. Investors Flock to Inflation-Shielding ETFs (TIP, VTIP)

    Investors have been flocking to exchange-traded funds that shield them from inflation as concerns grow about rising prices ...
  1. The Boldest Bond Fund of them All? (TPINX)

    The Templeton Global Bond Fund is probably not appropriate for investors who shun volatility, but it has provided solid returns ...
  2. Muni Bonds Can Help Cushion the Bite of Taxes

    We evaluate why It’s important to take tax implications into consideration when investing in municipal bonds.
  3. The Impact of Low Rates on Your Investments

    These are the effects of low interest rates and Treasury yields on your investments and financial future.
  4. TIPS Inflows Surge in Wake of the Election

    Investors have flocked to TIPS in the wake of Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election.
  5. How to Seek Income Now

    As 2016 draws to a close and a Fed hike looms, where should investors hunt for yield now? We highlight the case for three ...
  6. Money Market Rates: Finding the Best Accounts in 2016

    This helpful rate calculator quickly shows you where to find the highest interest rate on a money market account.
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