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CONTENT WITH Bonds
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Each bond bear market is unique, but we believe with the right strategy, they can be manageable.
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Floaters may benefit when the Federal Reserve hikes short-term rates, but you should also consider other options.
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If you're interested in tax-free municipal bonds, you might want to keep an eye out for these seven tax traps.
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The Fed kept rates unchanged, but upgraded its outlook; while the “dots plot” moved higher amid a rising percentage of officials expecting an earlier “lift off” in rates.
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Despite yields at near-historic lows, bonds can still be a bulwark against stock market declines.
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Although they may be attractive for certain investors, high-yield municipal bond yields are low and risks are elevated.
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With interest rates rising, “zombie companies” may have to refinance debt at higher rates.
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The spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields sent ripples throughout global markets.
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Although a modest rise in inflation may lift longer-term bond yields, investors can take steps to navigate the changes.
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If you own foreign investments, you’ve probably paid foreign taxes on them. You may be able to avoid being taxed a second time on those investments if you claim a credit or deduction on your U.S. tax return. But which is the best choice?
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