The U.S. Yield Curve Is Flattening and Here's Why It Matters
Insurers invest the reserves backing life and annuity contracts mainly in high-grade corporate bonds.
This Fed Choice Could Spook The Bond Market
One wild card for fixed-income markets is a Stanford University economist known for the monetary-policy rule that bears his name.
Wall Street's Bond Gurus Have It All Wrong as QE Unwind Looms
The economy may have a lot more influence than the Fed.
Bond Market Looks Expensive, Until You Factor in Threat of War
Increased geopolitical risk is raising doubts about the likelihood of a third 2017 Federal Reserve rate hike.
U.S. Default? Unlikely, But Bond Traders Are Taking No Chances
Brinksmanship in Washington is threatening faith in a ‘risk-free’ investment.
Wall Street Signals Bond Yields to Stay Lower, Fed Hikes or Not
Life insurers are hungry for higher rates. It's not clear whether central bankers can feed them.
Bond Market Pricing in 80% Odds for June Fed Rate Hike; 40% for September Hike
Odds for a September hike following a June jump have about doubled from a week ago.
Gold, Yen Climb to 5-Month Highs as Investors Seek Safety
In addition, yields of U.S. Treasuries, another safe haven asset, approached their lowest levels of the year, as prices rose.
Bond Traders Are No Fools, Dismissing Bluster of Four Rate Hikes
The 10-year Treasury yields only about 2.39%, after moving between 2.3% to 2.63% last quarter.
Fidelity’s $100 Billion Bond King Banks on Trump Reflation Trade
Ford O’Neil, winner of Morningstar’s 2016 fixed income manager award, discusses his favorite investments.