U.S. government debt prices rose on Friday after the latest nonfarm payrolls report missed expectations.» Read More
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research prefers Korean bonds and would stay away from India and Indonesian bonds. Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN joins in the discussion.
Laurent Fransolet, head of European interest rates strategy at Barclays, says demand for Spanish bonds is good and there has been little volatility in the level of rates after government bond auctions.
Joshua Friedman, Canyon Partners co-founder & co-CEO, discusses the risks of investing in fixed income products, and reveals where he is finding opportunities in the credit markets.
China's holdings of U.S. Treasurys climbed to a record high in May despite a broad selloff in the country's government debt.
BlackRock's Rick Reider weighs in on whether bond yields will drop after Ben Bernanke's testimony tomorrow. And CNBC's Josh Lipton has the latest on the Dell buyout vote.
Eric Wasserstrom of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Kenneth Leon of Standard & Poor's Capital IQ have the play as Goldman reported strong earnings in investment banking, fixed-income, currency and the commodities desk.
Ben Bernanke is going to "try not to rock the boat," says Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, providing perspective on Fed policy and what the chairman is likely to say at tomorrow's hearing on Capitol Hill and its impact on the markets.
Jim O'Shaughnessy, O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, and Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics, discuss how Fed policy has left fixed income in a lurch but sent stocks soaring.
Peter Fisher, BlackRock Investment Institute, takes a look at how diverging economies, policies and currencies are impacting global markets.
The historically low interest rate environment is taking a toll on pension funds. Janet Cowell, North Caroline State Treasurer, provides perspective. "Bonds are one of the highest risk areas you can have your money these days," she says.
Robert Tipp, Prudential Fixed Income; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, discuss whether the rise in yields is over and if money will migrate from bonds into equities.
Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, explains why companies that "sandbag" earnings are going to get hurt because the markets are looking for growth.
The FMHR crew debate whether interest rates could hit three percent or higher by the end of the year. And TD Ameritrade's Nicole Sherrod reveal the results of a recent survey that show investors are moving into equities and away from fixed income. Also excitement is building around Google's 50-day moving average, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, believes that investors have got their asset allocations wrong and says, they need to realize that U.S. monetary policy is in the "wrong place".
As interest rates begin to trend higher, some investors are rethinking their strategy of rotating out of bond and into equities, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Robert McKendry, TJM Institutional Services about how a steepening yield curve impacts banks.
Alex Kobler, MD & APAC Head of Investment Products & Services at UBS Wealth Management discusses portfolio positioning in a rising rates environment and weighs in on China's credit woes.
Joaquim Levy, former secretary of the treasury and CEO of Bradesco Asset, talked about the Brazilian economy, saying that despite some concerns, strong fundamentals remain.
The Fast Money traders provide their plays on regional banks, Pandora and General Mills. And Eric Stein, Eaton Vance, explains why he is looking overseas for fixed income plays. Also Microsoft unveils its new Windows 8.1 OS, reports Julia Boorstin.
Jim Casey, JPMorgan, discusses the $9 billion outflow from fixed income and reveals when he expects to see a turnaround in the bond market.