High-Yield Bonds: Only for Long-Term, Non-Squeamish Investors
Despite junk bonds’ risk and volatility, three experts at Morningstar Conference make the case for these long-term cash generators in a portfolio.
Global Investors Sitting on ‘Mountain of Cash’: BofA Merrill Survey
With cash holdings the highest since 2001, fund managers consider the June 23 Brexit vote the biggest tail risk.
With FutureAdvisor, BlackRock Seeks to Compete With Schwab, Vanguard
BlackRock says its robo offering provides advisory firms, wealth managers and banks a “credible way” to take on Schwab and Vanguard.
Fed Rate Hike: Not June, Not Likely July, More Likely September
The Federal Reserve has been stripped of an opportunity, says Timothy Duy.
Puerto Rico Debt Law Nixed by Court, Leaving Congress in Charge
The U.S. Supreme Court, siding with investors, ruled that Puerto Rico's public utilities cannot restructure their bonds in order to avoid default.
Green Bonds: A Surging Market for Socially Responsible Investing
The green bond market could double in size this year, boosted by issuance from China and U.S. corporations like Apple.
Most Expensive Bond Market in History Has Come Unhinged. Or Not.
Global yields are lowest since at least 1871, says Jack Malvey; term premiums in U.S., Japan, Germany and U.K. turn negative.
Commodity Funds Outperform for First Time in Years
Even in a year when commodities are outperforming stocks and bonds investors should choose commodity funds carefully.
Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton's First Strategic Beta ETFs
How Franklin Templeton hopes to outperform benchmark MSCI global and international indexes with its first suite of strategic beta ETFs.
Negative Interest Rates Are Nothing to Fear
There's nothing special about going below zero, but this tool--depending on how its communicated and used--can be valuable.