U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors eyed the release of data ahead of the three-day Presidents Day weekend.» Read More
Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.
Kevin Adams, head of the institutional fixed income team at Henderson Global Investors, says divergence in central bank action in Europe and the U.S. will mean core European bonds will outperform U.S. Treasurys.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says an interest rate hike would hurt the U.K. consumer-led recovery.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says European peripheral bond yield spreads will narrow in 2014 as the global recovery takes hold.
Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Funds, explains that his 2014 investment resolution is to rebalance his portfolio out of equities and into fixed income.
Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, shares his play on the fixed income space and provides an outlook on where rates are likely headed from here. We are looking for a slight move upward on the long end, says Giddis. Also former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin weighs in on how Fed policy will likely impact rates.
Pete Duffy, fund manager at Penn Capital, explains why he thinks high yields are "quite attractive" relative to high-quality fixed income.
Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO, shares his outlook on fixed income, as the yield on 10-year Treasurys continue to climb.
Anthony Chan Wealth Management, and Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, provide their outlook on the economy and fixed income, as investors focus on the direction of interest rates.
Investors are still betting big on sovereign debt from struggling euro zone countries even as European banks offload their investments.
Michael Pond, Barclays, provides a look at what's moving the bond and currency markets. Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments, weighs in on why the Fed will likely be more "comfortable" with higher rates next year.
Yields on two and 10-year Treasurys could end 2014 at 2 percent in two different extreme scenarios, according to investment bank Morgan Stanley.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, says people will feel "unsettled" by the uncertainty of central bank policy in 2014.
Kevin Corrigan, head of credit at Lombard Odier, discusses the fixed-income market and stresses there are "important reasons" to be careful of the high-yield market.
Robert Wood, chief UK economist at Berenberg UK, says the U.K.'s growth will give the U.S. economy a "good run".
Marius Daheim, senior government bond analyst at BayernLB, says that a tapering of asset purchases of around $10 billion could push up bond yields.
John Wraith, rates strategist at Bank of America Merill Lynch Global Research, says the U.K.'s economy is not strong enough to cope with higher interest rates.
Mark Okada,Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on why the markets could struggle to post big gains from here and where investors are likely to find valuation. Some of this hot money has got to come out of the system, Okada points out.
Sam Hill, fixed income strategist at RBC, says the U.K.'s borrowing will be cut over the next few years.
The issuance of junk bonds, otherwise known as speculative-grade debt, has surged a "phenomenal" 98 percent in the last year, according to S&P Capital IQ.