Bond fund liquidity risk: With reduced liquidity in the bond market, what are the odds that a panic by bond fund investors could cause a market crash?
International dividend ETFs offer higher yields, and possibly higher total return potential than their U.S.-based counterparts, for those who can take on the added risk.
Dividend ETFs have a lot to offer, but income investors need to remember that dividend stocks are a risky proposition despite their strong recent returns.
With the Federal Reserve moving closer to raising interest rates, should you buy U.S. Treasuries right now? It depends on whether you're investing via funds or individual bonds.
The highest yielding bond funds may provide above-average income, but they also come with above-average risk. Are the highest-yielding bond funds are right for you, or are you better off in a safer investment?
Second Quarter 2014 Bond Market Returns: see performance data, key events, drivers of outperformance for corporate and high yield bonds, plus a second half outlook.
Investors may be worried about the possibility of interest rate increases by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but one group stands to win when rates rise: savers.
The United States large and growing national debt has reached worrisome levels. How does the country's debt affect the outlook for U.S. Treasuries?
Which way will U.S. Treasuries move next? The key to the outlook for U.S. Treasuries may not be traditional factors such as inflation and economic growth, but rather market performance in Spain and Italy. Why do these markets matter so much for the United States right now?
Are bonds a good investment right now? It may depend on how far the Federal Reserve raises rates. Many experts see interest rates rising as high as 4%, but Bill Gross has a different take.