Bonds

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Is There Still Time To Be Bullish On Bonds?

As low as interest rates have been lately, it doesn’t seem to have diminished investors’ appetite for government bonds.  A yield under 1.50% for 10-year Treasury notes is not a detriment, apparently, when the rest of the developed world is also in an ultra-low rate cycle. Bond investors may have assumed the looming threat of […]

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Why Are Investors Focused on Bonds?

After what had been mostly smooth sailing for the month of February, the markets have been a lot more volatile in March. In particular, the bond market has been quite active for the first time in a while. Moreover, bond market volatility appears to be spilling over into stocks. Thirty-year bond prices are down more […]

Is It Time to Buy Bonds Again?

Is It Time to Buy Bonds Again?

By far the most frequent question we’ve had the last few weeks is it it time to buy bonds again. We’ll assess the risks associated with the market currently and how we can better position ourselves. Discover the one trade to replace your income for lifeThere’s a new way to make fast money in the […]

Guaranteed Safe Fixed Income Is Still Possible, If You Know Where To Find It

Guaranteed Safe Fixed Income Is Still Possible, If You Know Where To Find It

Why do retirees crave guaranteed fixed income? It’s simple. Retiring comfortably is having enough money to enjoy your lifestyle, without constantly having to worry about money. Prior to the 2008 bank bailouts, Certificates of Deposit and top-quality bonds filled that role well. Current interest rates are pathetic. At current rates, CDs and quality bonds are guaranteed […]

Make Bond Buying More Lucrative For You

Make Bond Buying More Lucrative For You

There have been periods in the past during which investing in bonds was interesting.  Some of the best books about Wall Street were written about bond desks in the ‘80s. These days though, the fixed income world is plagued by ultra-low rates. Much of the investment world has turned its attention to equities and other […]

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Outperform Bonds By 50% With This Safer Trade on GM

The search for yield has been a long-term theme among investors, for more than a decade. Interest rates have been microscopic ever since the Great Recession, and many fixed income products have lost their allure. At first, asset classes like muni bonds and high yield corporate debt became the go-to products for those looking for […]

The Future of Bond Yields

The Future of Bond Yields

Today I wanted to give you an important update on how we’re posturing in an important part of the market, where bond yeilds could go. That very much has a big impact on the equity world as well. Discover the one trade to replace your income for lifeThere’s a new way to make fast money […]

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Bond Yields Drop to 234-Year Low

The 10-year Treasury bond now yields 0.5% Last Friday, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dropped to 0.520%. According to Deutsche Bank, that’s the lowest yield in 234 years. Whenever you see stats like this, know that someone is getting a little creative. What they’re doing is splicing data from other sources to come […]

Are Skyrocketing Treasury Bonds Still A Buy?

Are Skyrocketing Treasury Bonds Still A Buy?

On Monday, the major stock indices in the US were all down at least 7% for the day. It was the largest one-day drop since 2008, the year the Great Financial Crisis started. This time around it’s not subprime loans causing the meltdown, but a highly contagious virus and an oil price war. While stocks […]