Utility bonds are municipal bonds that are issued to finance the construction of public utility projects, such as water systems, sewer systems, electrical plants and various public projects. The issuer of a utility bond receives a cash payment at the…
I, for one, am not afraid of rising interest rates and in fact, I’m looking forward to them and here’s why.
By Kathy Jones, Vice President and Fixed Income Strategist for the Schwab Center for Financial Research
Here are the updated projections starting with when participants project the initial increase in the target federal funds rate should occur.
There’s a strong case for expecting that Sharpe ratios will be lower, perhaps a lot lower, for the stock and bond markets for the foreseeable future.
Most investment grade bonds do not contain financial covenants, but there is one notable exception.
Wether or not bonds have outperformed stocks over the last 30 years depends on whether you are looking at specific bonds or the bond market as a whole.
Emerging market debt trades at “twice the yield of developed country debt and triple the fundamentals.” – Jeffrey Gundlach, 2011
Here’s why it is more important to focus on bond prices than CDS when talking about default potential.
As global pressures continue to shock risk markets, U.S. investors find themselves allocating capital in the same place, the United States.