Making the Case for High-Yield Bonds Before the Fed Rate Hike
The U.S. high-yield muni composite is trading at higher yield than Iraqi and Lebanese government bonds, which makes no sense and presents an opportunity for investors, says Richard Bernstein.
When Is Risky Investing Safe and Safe Investing Risky? Now.
At Envestnet Summit, Zachary Karabell says advisors and investors shouldn’t put much stock into what central bankers say about the valuation of equities.
Bill Gross: German Bunds Are the ‘Short of a Lifetime’
Janus' Bill Gross laid out his case for the move as critics said widespread short selling of 10-year bunds would lead to "financial Armageddon."
10 Big Economic Predictions for 2015: BofA Merrill Lynch
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research released its annual year-ahead outlook, seeing strong fundamentals and robust growth in the U.S.
Gloomy Gross Sees No Return to Normal in His Lifetime
Janus Capital bond manager Bill Gross says the time has come to take some chips off the table.
U.S. vs. Germany: ‘No Contest,’ says LPL’s Canally
The World Cup match should be thrilling, but the economic contest has a clear winner, says economist John Canally.
Germany Said to Stall Spain on Bank Rescue
Just when it seems that Spain has made up its mind at last to ask for a bailout for its banks, Germany is said to be pushing Madrid to wait.
German Bankers Argue Over ECB Supervision Plans
The EC has plans to give the ECB authority to supervise all eurozone banks, but the German government says that only the largest banks should be subject to ECB oversight.
Bundesbank Head Said to Have Threatened Resignation Over Bonds
Jens Weidmann, president of Germany’s Bundesbank, reportedly threatened to resign over the issue of bond purchases by the ECB, according to a German tabloid.
12 Key Investment Strategies for Rest of 2012: Morgan Stanley
MSSB’s global investment group shares its asset-allocation strategy for equities, bonds and alternatives for the second half of 2012.