Comparing Individual Bonds With Bond Funds for Client Portfolios, Part 1
Is a blended portfolio of bond funds and individual bonds the best solution?
Ho, Ho, Ho Hum: Despite Rising Yields, Bond Trading Stayed Low
Investors seemed to be more concerned with their holiday plans than their bond portfolios in December.
The Implications of Fed QE2 for Client Portfolios
The FOMC decision makes it reasonable to expect the yield curve will stay near or below its current level for a little while longer.
Back to the New Normal in Fixed Income
During the second half of September, following comments by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, the Treasury rally resumed, returning the markets to the new normal.
Fixed Income Focus: A U-Turn in Treasuries, and Implications of Microsoft’s New Issue
The first half of September was a striking reversal from the anxious market activity in August. Virtually overnight, Treasuries became an afterthought as investors stampeded back into the stock market