Articles in Bonds

EconMatters

European Bond Market: Bubble of all Bubbles!

European Bond Rush   Right now investors in European Bonds are running over each other all in an effort to front run what the Big Banks have been begging the ECB to begin a bond buying... Read >>

ETFguide

Are Junk Bonds Signaling Pause in Equity Rally?

What does the bond market know that the stock market doesn't? Even the U.S. stocks (NYSEARCA IWV) have been scoring one record high after another, the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEARCA... Read >>

ETFguide

Warren Buffett is Once Again Doing the Opposite of the Crowd

The disdain for cash is nearly universal. Cash instruments like money market funds are yielding around 0%. And nobody needs or wants cash because stocks are up. The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA IVV) just... Read >>

EconMatters

Negative Real Rates Show Yield Trade in Bubble Territory

No Financial Crisis This is one of my  main criticisms of central bank policy , especially the last three years when there was no financial crisis but all the central banks continued to... Read >>

EconMatters

The Bond Market Explained for Mohamed El-Erian

Business Media Rock Star On Thursday Mohamed A. El-Erian was on CNBC`s Halftime Report and he said something that a lot of people have been saying regarding the bond market, and it needs to be... Read >>

ETFguide

Treasury Doomsayers Get Grilled by Hated Rally in Bond Prices

In late 2013 just before the Federal Reserve began its scaling back on monthly Treasury bond purchases, the conventional wisdom was that interest rates would rise and bond prices would fall.... Read >>

ETFguide

Portfolio Report Card: A $408,303 Retirement Account Stuck in First Gear

World class investment portfolios deliberately minimize taxes and investment costs. Likewise, a well built portfolio is handcrafted to perfectly match the unique investor personality of the... Read >>

Bankrate

Risk And Reward In Bonds And CDs

By Sheyna Steiner for Bankrate.com The Federal Reserve looks to be on course to hike interest rates sometime next year. Like closing your eyes and waiting for the punch you know is coming,... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

In the news: Nuance's weak guidance, ValueAct invests in 21st Century Fox and more

Tuesday headlines include Soft guidance from Nuance Communications, Twenty First Century Fox getting an activist investor, Chinese regulators investigating General Motors, JP Morgan selling its... Read >>

John Jacobs

Understanding Bond Fund Yield Statistics

It’s usually the first question that comes to an investor’s mind when considering an investment in a bond fund: What’s the yield? Such a simple question. Such a complicated answer. The simple... Read >>

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