Bonds & Fixed Income

  1. Tesla Bond Hits Record Low, Stock Slips as Investor Worry Deepens

    The $1.8 billion high-yield bond Tesla issued a year ago hit a record low price on Wednesday.
  2. Big Doesn't Mean Bad for Corporate Bond ETFs

    Weighting by issue size isn't a drawback with corporate bond funds.
  3. JPM's Dimon Sees 10-Year Treasury Yields at 5%

    Dimon’s latest prediction has been driven by his continued optimism regarding the U.S. economy.
  4. ​​​​​​​Muni Bond Fund Trio: Tax-Free Income at a Discount

    The IRS tax code provides an exclusion for municipal bonds, allowing most U.S. investors to collect interest payments from ...
  5. Strategies for Clients in Rising Rates Environment

    Any time there are rising rates it creates risks for investors. Fortunately, there are severa strategies that can help investors ...
  6. Investors Pull $580 Million From Bill Gross' Fund This Year

    Gross had the worst performance among his peers for the first half of the year.
  1. Quality as a Hedge Against Rising Volatility

    While momentum stocks have prevailed since 2016, is quality about to have its day? Possibly, if volatility continues to rise. ...
  2. How a Bond Revolution went Mainstream

    The iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG) turns 15 years old this month. The launch and growth of BlackRock’s flagship ...
  3. What does it mean if a bond has a zero coupon rate?

    Find out what it means when a bond has a coupon rate of zero and how a bond's coupon rate and par value affect its selling ...
  4. What does market segmentation theory assume about interest rates?

    Learn how the market segmentation theory for different maturities of interest rates seeks to describe the shape of the yield ...
  5. What are the risks of investing in Treasury bonds?

    Read about the risks of investing in risk-free U.S. Treasury bonds, including interest rate risk, inflation risk and opportunity ...
  6. Chart of the Week: Where is the U.S.-Germany Yield Spread Headed?

    We see room for the U.S.-Germany bond yield spread to modestly widen.
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