Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Central Bank Bubble: How Its Size Is Expanding

    The world's central banks have increased their balance sheets by four-fold since 2006 to $21.4 trillion, a third the size ...
  2. Why Soaring Corporate Debt Spree Is Risky for Investors (WMT, XON)

    House of cards: The Fed is concerned about rapidly expanding levels of corporate debt as bond issuance reaches an estimated ...
  3. Why This Global Bond Fund Is Losing Right Now

    Here's why many investors and advisors are getting out of this fund at breakneck speed.
  4. Stronger Dollar, Rising Yields in Focus (VTI, SPY)

    Expectations of a rate increase in December are solidifying, and stocks are feeling the pressure.
  5. Are Junk Bond ETFs Actually Cheap? (HYG)

    Even though junk debt is overvalued, junk bond ETF HYG is relatively cheap compared to Treasuries, stated bond analyst Marty ...
  6. Nuveen Sets NXP Monthly Distribution (NXP)

    Interest rates remain low thanks to U.S. Federal Reserve policy. That has investors looking for strong yields from municipal ...
  1. U.S. Savings Bonds: Best Long-term Bond Investment Available?

    A 20-year Series EE savings bond pays more interest than a 20-year Treasury bond. So are government-issued long-term bonds ...
  2. Why Money Market Reform Matters To You

    Jeff Rosenberg looks at the quickly approaching money market reform as an opportunity for investors to potentially pick up ...
  3. Duration is On My Mind

    In this explainer on duration, we talk about some of the risks and opportunities in a potentially rising interest rate environment.
  4. Smart Beta Bond ETFs to Watch (BYLD, FIBR, SPED)

    While smart beta fixed-income funds represent a fairly small niche, the market for them is likely to increase in the future. ...
  5. Why Bonds May No Longer Be Able to Save Stocks

    Historically low bond yields have helped boost stocks in recent years. We discuss why this may no longer be enough.
  6. Three Themes that Will Shape Investing in Q4

    What should investors expect in the last quarter of the year? We see three themes that are likely to shape economies and ...
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