The US Treasury market and the TLT Bond ETF have been making some big moves lately. Are their opportunities here for traders?
Where to look for potentially higher yields. They come with higher risks.
Where should investors look for value in the Mortgage Backed Securities market?
Looking to add a core bond fund to your portfolio but confused about where to start?
Morningstar has a free mutual fund screener which is a great resource for helping you choose a bond mutual fund. We use this tool extensively in our articles on how to choose a bond mutual fund as well. Below is…
Credit risk is the risk that the issuer of the bond will not be able to pay the interest or principal payments and you will lose some, or all of the money you have invested. Just as with interest rate…
The large majority of the time, all else being equal, the longer the bonds held in a fund have until maturity, the higher the yield and income the fund generates will be. What you trade for higher yield is more…
Here is a definition of each with examples of how they are used by bond investors.
It was ten years ago this month that iShares launched the first bond ETF.
The market for non agency mortgage backed securities present unique risks and opportunities for return.