Yields on longer-dated U.S. Treasurys sank after a key reading on the U.S. economy showed growth slowed more than expected in the fourth-quarter.» Read More
As investors look to navigate this complex landscape in search of higher yields, we have identified three opportunities that we believe offer a combination of attractive returns and downside protection: Bank Loans, Long/Short Strategies and Distressed for Control.
After years in which trauma in the global macro-economy drove many investors toward so-called "global macro" strategies, there is now apparently a shift underway. And it is being felt on the ground level, by folks whose job it is to raise capital for hedge fund managers.
Funds that own a mix of old and new tech names will allow you to stay well-positioned for the ups and downs of an uncertain economy.
A nearly insatiable appetite for the latest personal electronic devices should enable the information technology sector to maintain its positive momentum for the next year.
It's all about new tech. Though not easily categorized, the group generally consists of stocks involved in cloud computing, smartphones and software designed to enhance productivity.
Since the bursting of the Internet bubble over a decade ago, technology stocks have been a relatively safe bet compared to the more volatile financial and energy sectors.
If you believe that valuations are stretched, that innovation will not be the productivity-generating cure-all or that consumer demand for high-priced tablets and smartphones will wane, bet against the entire sector by shorting these funds.
Discussing how low Treasury yields can go and sharing perspective on the euro zone crisis, with Rick Reider, BlackRock CIO of fixed income; Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners co-founder; Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Economic Research founder; and CNBC's Scott Wapner.
Markets are lower following this morning's report that initial claims saw its biggest weekly drop since this time last year, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group, and Stuart Freeman, Wells Fargo Advisors.
Discussing risk management strategies, with Jeremy DeGroot, Litman Gregory Fund Advisors CIO.
Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital CEO, discusses the outlook on bonds and what he hope to hear from the Fed's Bernanke on interest rates.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy, Westpac Bank says that the Euro could head to $1.30 and even the mid $1.20s soon.
Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide variety of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors that offer diversification. Starting with fixed income in February, look for a new edition the second Monday of each month through June.
A look at the best places to put your investment dollars during the current market rally, with Jason Brady, Thornburg Investment Management head of fixed income.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest action in the bond market.
Is your IRA running at full throttle? Many people don’t realize that IRAs are not set-it-and-forget-it retirement vehicles. They need regular tune-ups to make certain they are producing enough to fund your retirement goals.
The long-term case for investing in emerging-markets is based on growing worldwide demand for commodities and the expansion of an enormous new middle class in those countries.
Baby boomers could stand to inherit more than $8 trillion in a transfer of wealth from their parents and, according to one estimate, more than a quarter of that money has already been doled out.
Is sitting in cash a destruction of value over the long term? Jim Keenan, BlackRock, discusses the advantages of owning high yield corporate bonds versus cash.
The good news is Americans are living longer. But the worry for many retirees is that they'll outlive their savings.