Some FOMC Members Saw December Rate Rise as ‘Close Call’
Some policymakers worried about too-low inflation and received assurances that their colleagues would closely monitor its progress.
Puerto Rico’s GO Debt Rallies, but Problems Remain for Bondholders
"Something has to give. The territory is struggling each day to meet its obligations," says muni credit researcher Richard Ciccarone.
Puerto Rico General-Obligation Bonds Rise as Default Averted
Officials said the commonwealth would pay all that it owed on the constitutionally protected debt while missing payments on other securities.
Investors in for 'Wild Market Ride' in 2016: Janus
Janus portfolio managers share their views on what could make this year an unpredictable one for advisors and investors.
Some Bull & Bear ETF Picks for the New Year
How ETF investors can capitalize on 2016's market trends, including ones that contradict conventional wisdom.
3 Numbers the Fed (and Investors) Should Watch in 2016
Russell Investments’ Economic Indicators Dashboard suggests which indicators to watch for further Fed action — or inaction — in the New Year.
Puerto Rico to Default on $37 Million of Payments Due Jan. 1
Puerto Rico governor says $35.9 million Infrastructure Financing payment to be skipped; $1.4 million Public Finance Corp. debt will not be paid.
Can Muni Bonds Outperform Again in 2016?
After municipal bonds outperformed in 2015, the key for munis in 2016 (besides default risk) is when and how much long-term rates rise.
Faber’s Fatalist Forecast: Fed Will Cut Rates, Relaunch QE
The Fed will reverse policy because the U.S. economy is “already entering a recession,” said Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.
The Year Nothing Worked: Stocks, Bonds, Cash Go Nowhere
"This year is a wake-up call to think about lower returns for the next several years," says BMO’s Lowell Yura.