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Central banks in Europe and Japan have pushed policy rates below zero. Here are five reasons why we think negative yields are unlikely here.
Revenue bonds account for nearly two-thirds of all investment-grade municipal bonds outstanding, but they tend to get less attention than general obligation bonds. Here’s what investors should know.
Retaliatory tariffs raise concerns about slowing global economic growth and rising recession risk.
Are so-called green bonds worthy of the label?
Negative interest rates—especially at the long end of the yield curve—are a new phenomenon.
There are now more than $13 trillion worth of negative-yielding bonds in the global market. Just the idea of it runs counter to logic, and yet the amount continues to grow. Kathy Jones takes a closer look on this week’s episode of Bond Market Today.
Here’s what to look for when choosing general obligation muni bonds.
Investors now face three headwinds: the potential for lower income payments, limited room for price appreciation and deteriorating covenant quality.
On this week’s episode of Bond Market Today, Kathy Jones discusses the Fed’s recent interest rate cut and what it means for bond investors.
When the Federal Reserve lowers its key short-term interest rate, financial markets often move in response. But the impact isn’t uniform across the board.
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