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  • Boost fixed income returns with junk: Pro Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
    Boost fixed income returns with junk: Pro

    Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.

  • Core European bonds to outperform Treasurys: Pro Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 1:45 AM ET
    Core European bonds to outperform Treasurys: Pro

    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.

  • UK economy cannot cope with higher rates: Pro Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    UK economy cannot cope with higher rates: Pro

    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.

  • Peripheral spreads in Europe will narrow in 2014: Pro

    Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says European peripheral bond yield spreads will narrow in 2014 as the global recovery takes hold.

  • Why investors should rebalance in 2014 Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Why investors should rebalance in 2014

    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.

  • How Fed's taper could change bond trade Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    How Fed's taper could change bond trade

    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.

  • Why you should invest in high-yield Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Why you should invest in high-yield

    Pete Duffy, fund manager at Penn Capital, explains why he thinks high yields are "quite attractive" relative to high-quality fixed income.

  • The new 'normal' for rates in 2014: Expert Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    The new 'normal' for rates in 2014: Expert

    Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO, shares his outlook on fixed income, as the yield on 10-year Treasurys continue to climb.

  • Fed's taper decision early but expected: Pro Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:35 AM ET
    Fed's taper decision early but expected: Pro

    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.

  • Time to snap up bonds from Europe's danger zones Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Investors are still betting big on sovereign debt from struggling euro zone countries even as European banks offload their investments.

  • Expect higher rates next year: Pro Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 7:31 AM ET
    Expect higher rates next year: Pro

    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.

  • What could push Treasury yields to 2% in 2014? Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    CME Group trader

    Yields on two and 10-year Treasurys could end 2014 at 2 percent in two different extreme scenarios, according to investment bank Morgan Stanley.

  • Uncertain central bank policy biggest risk in 2014: Pro

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, says people will feel "unsettled" by the uncertainty of central bank policy in 2014.

  • 'Tread carefully in high yield': Pro Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    'Tread carefully in high yield': Pro

    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.

  • Will the UK beat US growth next year? Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 1:45 AM ET
    Will the UK beat US growth next year?

    Robert Wood, chief UK economist at Berenberg UK, says the U.K.'s growth will give the U.S. economy a "good run".

  • Larger than expected taper would push treasury yields to 3%: Pro

    Marius Daheim, senior government bond analyst at BayernLB, says that a tapering of asset purchases of around $10 billion could push up bond yields.

  • UK economy 'fragile', couldn't cope with higher rates: Pro

    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.

  • Will cheap money fueled rally hit stall speed? Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:21 AM ET
    Will cheap money fueled rally hit stall speed?

    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.

  • UK could see £103 billion borrowing reduction by 2017-18: Pro

    Sam Hill, fixed income strategist at RBC, says the U.K.'s borrowing will be cut over the next few years.

  • Junk bond issuance in Europe reaches record in 2013 Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    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.