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What You Should Know About Convertible Bonds

December 28th, 2015

market bondsWhat is a convertible bond and what does it have to do with a rising rate environment? Matt Tucker explains. Read more…

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Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

December 18th, 2015

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last. Read more…

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The Fed Finally Raises Interest Rates

December 17th, 2015

Janet-YellenBob Ciura:  Throughout 2015, whether or not the U.S. Federal Reserve would increase interest rates for the first time since 2006 had been debated back and forth ad nauseam. Now we finally have our answer. Read more…

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The Yield and Duration Dance

December 16th, 2015

yieldMichael Fabian:  The income landscape is changing and investors need to consider the embedded risk within their bond holdings to ensure they are situated with the right risk profile for the amount of yield they are receiving.  Read more…

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The Dynamics Of Liquidity And Investing

December 15th, 2015

money and investingBlackRock’s Matt Tucker explains the concept of liquidity and sheds some light on the dynamics of liquidity and exchange traded funds. Read more…

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The Start Of A New Financial Crisis?

December 14th, 2015

financial crisisJust within the past few days, three major high yield funds have completely imploded, and panic is spreading rapidly on Wall Street.  Read more…

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Why I Will Likely Be A Buyer Of High Yield In 2016

December 14th, 2015

yieldDavid Fabian:  By now you have probably read everything about the death of high yield bonds, the investor lockup at Third Avenue, and the risk that these “junky” assets pose to exchange-traded funds.  Believe me, the financial media is just getting started slicing and dicing this thing up. Read more…

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It’s Not Just ETFs Anymore, Cash Bond Markets Are Plunging

December 14th, 2015

new etfsTyler Durden:  While high-yield bond ETFs have been under massive pressure, some have argued that this carnage has yet to really hit the underlying cash bond market (since the flows are more exchanges between two parties as opposed to redeeming ETFs for actual bonds). Read more…

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Time To Favor TIPS?

December 14th, 2015

inflationA sluggish economy, strong dollar and falling energy prices have pushed inflation down to historically low levels. However, as Russ explains, expectations for future inflation may be too complacent. Read more…

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December 14th To 18th: A Week Of Reckoning For Global Stocks If The Fed Hikes Interest Rates?

December 13th, 2015

Janet-YellenAre we about to witness widespread panic in the global financial marketplace?  This week is shaping up to be an absolutely critical week for global stocks.  Read more…

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The Yield and Duration Dance

December 11th, 2015

yieldMichael Fabian:   The income landscape is changing and investors need to consider the embedded risk within their bond holdings to ensure they are situated with the right risk profile for the amount of yield they are receiving.  Read more…

NASDAQ:VCSH, NYSE:LQD

Rate Hike: How Will The Markets Respond Next Week?

December 10th, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  First of all, I think we’re all a little sick of hearing whether the Fed will raise rates this month – or whether they should’ve done it sooner. We’re talking about 0.25% if they do it!49 Read more…

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Guess What Happened The Last Time Junk Bonds Started Crashing Like This?

December 9th, 2015

market bondsThe extreme carnage that we are witnessing in the junk bond market right now is one of the clearest signals yet that a major U.S. stock market crash is imminent.  For those that are not familiar with “junk bonds”, please don’t get put off by the name.  Read more…

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The Consensus Still Points To A Rate Hike In December

December 3rd, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  Friday’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) October Personal Income and Outlays report was most important to the Fed. Read more…

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Mike Maloney: Bond Bust Will Be Biggest Crash In History

November 24th, 2015

market correction bearGreg Hunter:  Precious metals expert Mike Maloney says we are experiencing a “rollercoaster crash.”  Read more…

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