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International Dividend ETFs Offer a Unique Opportunity

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.

What You Need to Know about Dividend ETFs

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.

Are U.S. Treasuries a Buy Right Now?

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.

Should You Invest in the Highest Yielding Bond Funds?

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 Performance Overview

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.

The Bright Side of U.S. Federal Reserve Rate Hikes

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.

Will the United States’ Massive Debt Ever Matter for U.S. Treasuries?

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?

Why Events in Europe May Put Downward Pressure on U.S. Treasury Yields

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? Bill Gross May Have the Answer.

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.

Global Bond Markets: How Yields in Europe Can Affect the U.S. - and Vice-Versa

In any individual country, the bond market doesn't exist in a vacuum. Find out how investors' search for yield causes bond markets to influence each other across the globe.

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