Outlook 2012: Fixed Income View From AXA, BondDesk, LPL & Eagle
As the debt crisis continues to weigh on yields, analyst says investors should pick munis, corporates carefully.
BondDesk’s New Partnership With Trade West Creates ‘Retail Supermarket for Bonds’
BondDesk's deal with Trade West gives investors access to individual bond sales via third-party platforms that compete with the BondDesk automated trading system.
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.
Muni Bonds Offer Safe Haven Despite Whitney's Prediction
While Lipper, Morningstar, ICI and BondDesk report different muni fund flow numbers for June, all agree that municipal bond fund sales are thriving.
Bond Experts Warn of Danger of Debt Ceiling ‘Turmoil’
Failure to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, warn fixed-income experts, including Chris Shayne of BondDesk, could mean catastrophes including a sudden rise in interest rates and a crisis among institutional investors who are mandated to invest in triple-A rated bonds.
BondDesk Rolls Out BondWorks Platform
BondDesk's Chris Shayne says the revised BondWorks fixed-income retail trading platform is akin to going from a flip phone to a smart phone.
Zions, BondDesk Join to Help Retail Investors Compare Bond Yields
BondDesk CFA Chris Shayne says his firm's latest collaboration with Zions Direct lets retail investors see how yields on Zions-auctioned bonds compare to the broader market.
BondDesk Launches Its First Muni Report as Market Turmoil Rises
Fixed-income technology firm BondDesk has launched a free monthly municipal market report, written by Chris Shayne, which focuses on bond trading activity among retail investors.
BondDesk’s Shayne: EU Troubles With Ireland May Mean Lower Yields in U.S.
Between Ireland and Greece, the EU has its hands full trying to stave off potential disaster for the euro and the union, but BondDesk's Chris Shayne says it's too early to tell how it'll influence U.S. Treasuries.
AdvisorOne’s Top 5 Most Read Stories of the Week
These are AdvisorOne's Top 5 Most Read Stories for the week of Nov. 1.