Entries tagged "bonds"
Got Income? With interest rates remaining at near all time lows for the forseeable future, people are searching for ways to create more income than what their normal checking, savings, money market and CD’s can offer. Add to it the rising cost of food and gas, living on a fixed more
The bond market is back at it again and producing pretty stellar returns. For the last 4 years, many bond sectors (specifically High Yield/Income and Emerging Markets Income) have enjoyed equity like returns enjoying their best years since inception. While there was a brief pause late last year, bonds recovered more
Bonds, Bonds and more Bonds. I am being posed the following question quite often in meetings and in everyday conversations with investors: “Why bother investing a large chunk of my portfolio in equities and risk losing 30% of in a year, when some bonds and bond mutual funds are returning more
Resiliency might be the best word to sum up the market for the month of March. The market was dealing with the aftermath of the horrendous earthquake in Japan and the ongoing issues in the Middle East but the major indexes (NASDAQ, S&P 500 and DOW) still managed to eek more
Earnings season.It is upon us and kicking into full gear. This is where we get an idea of what to expect in the year ahead. Many of the big names (IBM, APPLE, GOOGLE, NETFLIX, JPMORGAN) have reported their earnings and are giving us a hint of where the overall economy more