U.S. Treasury prices rose on Friday, the last trading day in July, after the second-quarter employment cost index missed expectations.» Read More
Inflows into US-listed ETFs rose strongly in November as the approaching fiscal cliff failed to deter investors from committing new money to ETFs.
Nancy Curtin, chief investment officer at Close Brothers Asset Management, tells CNBC that both in the United States and the UK you are seeing pension funds switch out of equities into fixed income.
U.S. Treasuries gained on Wednesday as investors saw a diminishing likelihood that U.S. lawmakers will stave off a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes.
Investors looking to buy corporate bonds must temper their expectations for 2013.
U.S. Treasurys prices rose on Tuesday as some traders bought long-dated debt to resell to the Federal Reserve after the central bank's latest purchase for a bond program aimed at lowering interest rates and helping the economy.
U.S. Treasurys prices slipped on Monday after Spain sought help for its banks and data showed the pace of Chinese manufacturing quickened, damping demand for safe-haven U.S. debt.
Farr feels there is a disconnect between what investors are expecting from municipal bond funds and what is a likely outcome.
There are now more than 25 million single women over the age of 45 in the US and approaching retirement. This author offers advice on the opportunities and challenges of single women as they approach the so-called "golden years."
With most developed economies submerged in solvency and debt issues, the notion of a significant selloff seems remote right now.
Treasurys and high-quality corporate bonds remain the favorites, even with their already unexceptional — and in some cases unprofitable — yields.
The "fiscal cliff" has investors speculating about higher taxes and their impact on the tax-friendly bonds preferred by high-income earners.
If your returns in fixed income look a little lean, adding currencies to your portfolio can generate more cash without a lot of risk.
Jamie Stuttard, Head of International Bond Portfolio Management, Pyramis Global Advisors says the upcoming fiscal cliff talks, and various European elections in 2013 will continue to dominate the bond markets.
Despite a tumultuous year marked by uneven performance, capital returns and investor criticism of the hedge-fund industry, some of its biggest names are now comfortably in the black – and a few are in double-digit territory.
Gregory Peters, Morgan Stanley chief cross-asset strategist, explains why he is optimistic about the markets and where he is finding investment opportunities in emerging markets.
Insight on the Dow's declines today following yesterday's re-election of President Obama, with Henry Blodget, Business Insider; Kellyanne Conway, Gingrich 2012 Campaign; David Goldman, Macro-Strategy: and John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates CEO.
Investors are buying government bonds, and James Camp, Eagle Asset Management, discusses whether these trades are short-term or here to stay.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports hospital stocks are rallying today; and discussing Apple's stock in bear market territory and the fiscal cliff, with Jeff Gundlach, Doubleline Capital CEO & CIO.
Bill Gross, Co-CIO, Founder & Managing Director of PIMCO, explains why higher tax rates could boost municipal bond prices.
Weight Watchers pops on earnings beat, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs; and Rick Rieder, BlackRock, offers bets on fixed income amid the U.S. elections.