Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Mortgage Hedging May Deepen Treasuries Rout

    Fed rate hikes may spur mortage bond owners to sell Treasuries to reduce their exposure to rising rates
  2. 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 ...
  3. Rising Interest Rates Hit Banks Balance Sheets

    The rising interest rates that have fueled bank stocks' rapid gains could also cause billions of dollars in unrealized losses ...
  4. The Trump Bump: Why Junk Is Surging (HYG, JNK)

    The junk bond market has held up since the election, and related ETFs have drawn significant inflows.
  5. MetWest Fund Dethrones PIMCO as World's Largest (MWTRX, PTTRX)

    MetWest's actively managed bond fund has dethroned its PIMCO rival.
  6. Chesapeake Ups Its Bond Offering By One Third (CHK)

    Chesapeake Energy Corp. increased the size of its new bond offering by one-third due to strong demand
  1. Fed Projections: Where Do Rates Go From Here?

    Don't put too much faith in forecasts.
  2. Weather Forecast, Near 100% Chance of a Rate Hike

    An examination of U.S. bond fund flow data since the last Fed meeting lays bare recent fixed income trends.
  3. Rise of the Robo Advisors

    The financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
  4. Four Ways Boomers Benefit from Rising Rates

    Here are four ways that Baby Boomers can take advantage of rising interest rates.
  5. Muni Bond Returns Hurt as Rates Rise (NCHRX, PVI)

    Prices are starting to drop as an interest rate hike looms.
  6. How Bond Tents Help Retirees Protect Income

    Bond tents can be a useful tool for retirees to protect their income during a bear market.
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