Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. A Big Junk Bond ETF Approaches a Milestone (HYG)

    This junk bond ETF changed the game for professional and retail investors alike.
  2. Concerns About Preferred ETF May Be Overstated (PFF, VRP)

    An active fund manager voiced concern about this preferred stock ETF, but it may be a case of much ado about nothing.
  3. Fed Talks Policy A Week After Rate Hike

    Balance sheet concerns rise amongst Fed members.
  4. From Russia With ETF Opportunity (RSX,RSXJ)

    Russia's economy is emerging from a long recession. These ETFs could benefit.
  5. How Bond Yields Could Topple the Stock Market

    Bond yields have reached a crucial point since the election that could be bad news for the stock market.
  6. The Right Way to Preferred Stocks Right Now (VRP)

    Preferred stocks can be vulnerable to rising interest rates, but this ETF can help solve that problem.
  1. The Market Implications of the French Vote

    Here is BlackRock’s take on the French election first round result, the remaining candidates and what this might mean for ...
  2. An Introduction to Individual Bonds

    Individual bonds are better than bond funds and can be a key component to one’s investment strategy.
  3. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  4. Impact Investing

    Investing that aims to generate specific beneficial social or environmental effects in addition to financial gain.
  5. Impact Investing vs. Venture Philanthropy

    Impact investing is the more modern incarnation of venture philanthropy.
  6. What is the difference between a debenture and a bond?

    Debentures and bonds can be used to raise capital, but debentures are typically issued to raise short-term capital for upcoming ...
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