Bonds And Fixed Income

  1. Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Interested in diversifying your portfolio with some emerging market debt? Have a ...
  2. Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    HSBC’s PMI for the Chinese economy rose to 50.5 from a final reading of 50.2 in August. ...
  3. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, ...
  4. The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors

    The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors

    The market climbs a "Wall of Worry," yet the only apprehension that sends stock investors ...
  5. War's Influence On Wall Street

    War's Influence On Wall Street

    Blitzkrieg? Dawn raids? Sounds like the markets and the battlefield have a few things ...
  6. Are Equity-Indexed Annuities Right For You?

    Are Equity-Indexed Annuities Right For You?

    Equity-indexed annuities can be confusing to understand, but for conservative investors, ...
  1. How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    After a lull in early August, beef prices are set to rise again. Here's advice on ...
  2. Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    Pfizer, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies, ...
  3. Is It Finally Time For TIPS?

    Is It Finally Time For TIPS?

    Inflation hasn’t been a problem for a while now, but with both key measures of inflation ...
  4. Why Your Portfolio Needs This Undervalued Metal

    Why Your Portfolio Needs This Undervalued Metal

    After spending much of last year in the dumps, aluminum is making a comeback. Rising ...
  5. Retired or Near-Retirement? Check Out These Multi-Asset ...

    Retired or Near-Retirement? Check Out These Multi-Asset ...

    For investors in or nearing retirement, managing an income portfolio can be tricky, ...
  6. The Better Bet: Emerging Market Debt Or Equity?

    The Better Bet: Emerging Market Debt Or Equity?

    Want the returns of emerging markets with less of the volatility and risk? Have a ...
  1. Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Read on for some investment strategies that will allow you to protect your money, ...
  2. Certificates Of Deposit

    Certificates Of Deposit

    Safety is a hallmark of the traditional certificate of deposit (CD) sold by a bank ...
  3. Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Understanding the various retirement investments - from annuities to 401(k)s and ...
  4. Guide To ETF Providers

    Guide To ETF Providers

    The exact number of ETFs on the market at any one time ebbs and flows, these twelve ...
  1. I lost my share certificate. Do I still own the stock?

    Regardless of whether a shareholder loses his or her stock certificate, that person still owns the shares. However, in order ...
  2. What's the difference between an individual retirement account (IRA) and a certificate ...

    Both individual retirement accounts (IRA) and certificates of deposit (CD) are useful savings instruments, but they have ...
  3. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and ...

    When considering where to put your emergency money, a key consideration is making sure you'll be able to access the money ...
  4. What is a triple tax-free municipal bond?

    At its core, a triple tax-free municipal bond is just like any corporate bond: it is a debt instrument, a loan given to a ...
  1. 5 Tips For Diversifying Your Portfolio

    5 Tips For Diversifying Your Portfolio

    Follow these 5 easy steps to achieve a fully diversified portfolio you can be proud ...
  2. Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    Individuals and institutions can use bonds in many ways: from the most basic, such ...
  3. 8 Ways To Lose Money On Bonds

    8 Ways To Lose Money On Bonds

    Find out how to lose money on bonds, so you can avoid losses in the future.
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