U.S. Treasury prices rose on Friday, the last trading day in July, after the second-quarter employment cost index missed expectations.» Read More
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on why he's frustrated by Europe's inability to get their financial house in order.
Fidelity's John Carlson says there's still plenty of opportunity to diversify with emerging market debt, for which the China slowdown is less of a drag.
Although changes to money market funds since 2010 have made them more transparent and stable, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro told CNBC that there are structural weaknesses still to be addressed.
Matthew McLennan, manager of the First Eagle Global Fund, focuses on investment options including equities that offer real returns over time. Holdings include gold and big tech names.
Don Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management says consumer staples may be plain vanilla, but you know what you're buying and what the companies will be selling in the years to come.
Bob Brown, Fidelity's bond group president, says with rates unlikely to rise anytime soon and US growth weak, the safe-have, flight-to-quality argument remains sound — even if your're tired of hearing it.
Fidelity Investments Bond Group president, Bob Brown discusses where to get the most from your investment dollars amid a low interest rate environment.
Companies like MassMutual have a special responsibility in helping all Americans confront the reality of the current situation, and understand what they need to do, writes the company's CEO.
"I'd like to see the Fed stand pat, I think they are more likely to do an Operation Twist," says Peter Fisher, BlackRock global head of fixed income, discussing the odds of additional Fed easing when officials wrap its two-day meeting today.
Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, and Jay Bryson, Wells Fargo, discuss how investors should position their portfolios now.
Fear, uncertainty, volatility. Investors on the sidelines have been stuck with a shaky three-legged stool of late. What lies ahead may not be any less unsettling. Nevertheless, investors would like to move forward — and move up in the world of investment returns.
Some see the bond market rally as tired and overblown, while others say stocks are vulnerable to risk even though they are historically undervalued. So what's an investor to do?
Secure, steady and safe. Those three words once associated with the rules of retirement investing no longer hold true, as many retirees have been forced to assume more risk than they would like.
Mediterranean mega-yachts are at a 10-30% discount this summer, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide world of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors: fixed income, commodities, emerging markets, technology and currencies.
The euro zone crisis has entered its third phase, that of a flight of capital, and this will push the euro much lower, foreign exchange strategists from Nomura wrote in a market note.
Since the global economy is increasingly interconnected, that should be good news for growth-oriented currencies, and the exchange traded funds, ETFs, that trade on them.
The world of currency exchange traded funds, ETFs, is a small one, but it allows investors to bet on single currencies and baskets of curencies and choose the right tax structure.
Investors who jumped into U.S. Treasurys and the dollar during the latest flare-up of the EU crisis appear to have expanded into gold and other metals, according to a new report.