Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. 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.
  2. Stronger Dollar, Rising Yields in Focus (VTI, SPY)

    Expectations of a rate increase in December are solidifying, and stocks are feeling the pressure.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. U.S. Corporate Bonds Suffer Increasingly Complex Risks (DB, WFC)

    Foreign investors' robust demand for U.S. corporate debt has given these securities more complex risks.
  6. Has the Search For Yield Gone Too Far?

    Are Italian 50 year bonds a good idea?
  1. The Best Bet for Retirement Income: Bonds or Bond Funds?

    Retirees seeking income from their investments typically look into bonds. Here's a look at the types of bonds, bond funds ...
  2. What's a Tax-Efficient Investment for a Large Sum?

    Here's how to invest a large sum, such as assets from a profit-sharing plan, with a mind toward tax efficiency.
  3. Why Bond Fund Returns Could Fall If Interest Rates Rise

    When the Fed decides to raise interest rates again, bond fund returns could suffer in the short term. But some say the impact ...
  4. What to Tell Clients About New Money Market Rules

    New money market rules will have little impact on clients. Here's what to tell them if they ask.
  5. Asset Allocation: Is Your Portfolio Diversified?

    The right asset allocation strategy means that you will stick with it through bear and bull markets.
  6. 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 ...
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