Can Managed Futures Be an Income Investor’s Best Friend?
Managed futures are a good portfolio diversifier, but they also turn out to be negatively correlated with high-yield bonds. Income, anyone?
How to Help Today’s Bond Investors
Many have suffered a 33% income slash, but there are some remedies.
PIMCO Total Return Outflows Top $64B: Morningstar
Another month, another period of declining assets for Bill Gross and the bond shop, according to the latest research.
Expanding the Efficient Frontier: Options-Based Strategies in Portfolios
Options can be a key tool in reducing volatility in client portfolios, particularly in fixed income. Here’s the evidence.
Bond Funds Top $400B in Flows
Equity funds see weaker flows, with close to $2.5 billion going to funds focused on emerging markets,
High-Quality Bonds in 2011 Saw Best Performance Since 2002: LPL’s Valeri
High-quality bonds in 2011 posted their strongest returns since 2002, even better than in 2008 when Treasury prices soared, says LPL Market Strategist Anthony Valeri.
Most Investors Don’t Know How Bonds Are Priced: Schwab Study
Advisors want more access to the byzantine world of bond buying, Charles Schwab senior V.P. Peter Crawford tells AdvisorOne, but a study from his firm shows brokerages aren’t sharing enough information.
JPMorgan: Recession Unlikely, So Take Advantage of Extreme Valuations
In a critique of the Fed's Operation Twist announcement, JPMorgan market strategist David Kelly said it was a failure because the markets have reached the point where they must self-correct.
Fed’s ‘Operation Twist’ Offers Bond Investment Opportunities
What does the Fed's "Operation Twist" easy-monetary policy move mean for bond investors? Here’s a roundup of what the strategists are saying about opportunities in the fixed-income market.