Fixed Income

  1. 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, ...
  2. Introduction To Commercial Paper

    Introduction To Commercial Paper

    Commercial paper is a short-term instrument that can be a viable alternative for ...
  3. Projected Returns: Honing The Craft

    Projected Returns: Honing The Craft

    Find out how to forecast long-term returns on the three major asset classes.
  4. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  5. Invest In Emerging Market Bonds With These ETFs

    Invest In Emerging Market Bonds With These ETFs

    With the variety of emerging market bond ETFs now on the books, it's become far easier ...
  6. Passing The Buck: The Hidden Costs Of Annuities

    Passing The Buck: The Hidden Costs Of Annuities

    These may look like good retirement vehicles, but beware of the fees buried in the ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. Three Ways To Play Bonds In 2014

    Three Ways To Play Bonds In 2014

    The New Year promises one certainty in the bond market and that’s the Fed will finally ...
  3. An Unprecedented Opportunity In Municipal Bonds ...

    An Unprecedented Opportunity In Municipal Bonds ...

    As interest rate/taper and default fears have taken hold, investors have fled muni ...
  4. Low Interest Rates May Remain In Place For Decades

    Low Interest Rates May Remain In Place For Decades

    According to Bond King Bill Gross, investors may be in for a low interest rate environment ...
  5. Bill Gross Is Still Bullish On Treasuries

    Bill Gross Is Still Bullish On Treasuries

    Given his impressive track record, when PIMCO’s Bill Gross speaks, investors should ...
  6. The Bullish Trend For Muni Bonds

    The Bullish Trend For Muni Bonds

    For investors looking for tax-free income, the municipal bond sector continues to ...
  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. Beginner's Guide To Trading Fixed Income

    Beginner's Guide To Trading Fixed Income

    Beginner's Guide To Trading Fixed Income
  4. How To Analyze Corporate Bonds With Bloomberg ...

    How To Analyze Corporate Bonds With Bloomberg ...

    Bloomberg was originally designed as a tool for bond traders, and as such it's capabilities ...
  1. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

    Savings accounts are safe because investors' deposits are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ...
  2. Are U.S. banks authorized to issue bank guarantees or medium term notes (MTNs)?

    Bank guarantees and medium term notes (MTNs) are different types of instruments that serve different purposes for corporations. ...
  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 ...
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