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It can be difficult to figure out the cost of a bond. Asking some basic questions can help you know what you’re paying—and what you’re paying for.
Ten-year Treasury bond yields marched higher during the past two years, while bond prices fell. However, it appears that longer-term yields may be peaking. Is the bond bear market over, or only paused?
We don’t expect returns for investment-grade corporate bonds to be as poor in the second half of the year as they were in the first, but the markets are still challenging.
On this episode of Bond Market Today, Collin Martin discusses the potential for a corporate bond bubble that might soon burst, and steps investors can take to combat concerns.
Economic and earnings growth looks good, but we’re late in the economic cycle, the Fed is still tightening and trade tensions are unresolved. Volatility may return.
Munis outperformed both Treasuries and corporate bonds during the first half of 2018, but we think that trend could reverse in the second half of the year.
Concern that recent trade skirmishes may turn into a global trade war have pressured equity markets in recent days. Here’s what investors should know.
The late stage of the business cycle presents both opportunities and risks for fixed income investors. Here’s what to look for in the second half of 2018.
Federal Reserve policymakers raised short-term interest rates again on June 13, and signaled that future rate hikes may occur faster than previously expected.
The Federal Reserve just raised interest rates again. How might your investments be affected?
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