Articles in Bonds

John Jacobs

How To Manage Maturity Risk In Bond Funds As The Fed Pulls Back

One fierce topic of debate among fixed-income investors is the Federal Reserve’s ultimate withdrawal from quantitative easing. This momentous event would mark an end to open market purchases of... Read >>


Big Misses in GDP? Here’s Why the Market isn’t Spooked

In shock of the year (OK, not really), GDP was barely positive in the first quarter up only 0.1% with weather taking the primary blame. Of course this faltering growth rate was completely... Read >>

David Fabian

Time To Trade In Your Aggregate Bond ETFs

Over the years I have seen investors make a number of mistakes with their income portfolios. Typically these range from having too much cash to being over allocated to a single asset class. ... Read >>


ETF Outlook For Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (SOCL, XLK, NORW, TLT, TWTR)

ETF Outlook for Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Global X Social Media ETF (NYSE SOCL ) Shares of nearly every social media related stock are lower Wednesday morning after Twitter (NYSE TWTR... Read >>


Should Your Portfolio Own Commodities?

Should your investment portfolio have exposure to commodities? The problem with commodities (NYSEARCA DBC) is that most of us don't have storage space in the garage for a herd of cattle or pork... Read >>

Jim Cahn

5 Questions To Ask Before You Retool Your Portfolio For 2014

If you’re wondering if you should make some changes in your investment portfolio for 2014 to react to changes in the market, you’re going about it the wrong way. This may be somewhat heretical... Read >>


3 Steps to Beating the Retirement Income Shortage

One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result. This is an apt description of retirement income investors who definitely want and need more... Read >>

Eagle Financial Publications

Making Money Alert: The 2014 Low-Yield Conundrum

If there is one thing that every investor should understand, it is that often the conventional wisdom on Wall Street just doesn’t play out. A prime example of this situation is the downtrend in... Read >>


Market Froth? Sure, Why Not?

The U.S. stock market keeps making new highs as the S&P 500 approaches 1900 and many popular media discussions revolve around price to earnings or P E multiples that are far from historical... Read >>


A Portfolio Strategy Warren Buffett Would Approve

What are the attributes of a world class investment portfolio that even Warren Buffett would bless? Buffett's 2013 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders gives us a clue "The 'know... Read >>

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