U.S. benchmark bonds turned narrowly lower on Friday, after China unexpectedly cut interest rates, stepping up its campaign to boost growth.» Read More
President Obama’s proposal to expand access to mortgage refinancing has reignited a debate about the appropriate role for government in supporting the housing market. Some economists argue that the best way to spur the recovery is to stop intervening, let matters run their course, and allow home prices to normalize naturally.
The "total leverage system" has not come down over the last couple of years, Jeffrey Kronthal, co-managing partner and co-CIO of KLS Diversified Asset Management, told CNBC on Wednesday.
Discussing why the markets may be stuck until deleveraging plays out and where investors can find opportunities in fixed income, with Jeff Kronthal, KLS Diversified Asset Management.
From the popular precious metals gold and silver, to more niche plays like copper, palladium, and platinum, which metal will be the best investment going forward?
Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management weighs in on whether or not Bernanke will reveal another round of quantitative easing on Friday.
Making sense of the bond and equity markets and where investors should put their money, with Robert Rodriguez, First Pacific Advisors, CEO,and George Concalves, Nomura Securities.
Though Tuesday's Sarkozy-Merkel meeting won't focus on issuing euro bonds, some say its adoption may be the only way to save the EU, reports The New York Times.
Finding income in a low rate environment, with Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser Founder/CIO.
BlackRock is now favoring equities. A preview of the asset manager's quarterly allocation report, with Robert Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist; Peter Fisher, BlackRock global head of fixed income, and Jon Corzine, MF Global chairman/CEO.
A fixed income annuity is a way to plan for income in your retirement years. Insight with Josh Mellberg, JD Mellberg Financial president.
Discussing how the nation's second-largest pension fund plans to boost its performance and investment opportunities, with Christopher Ailman, California State Teachers' Retirement System.
A currency trade that pits the euro against the U.S. dollar, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group. Also, a look at the U.S. economic outlook as well as risk & restructuring in Europe, with Steven Walsh, Western Asset Management, and CNBC's David Faber.
These mutual funds, also known as life cycle ones, take the hard work out of building a diversified portfolio. And judging by their soaring popularity, investors appreciate the convenience.
Discussing high yield bond strategies with James Keenan, BlackRock head of leveraged finance.
When the second round of quantitative easing is completed on June 30, it will represent "the moment of truth for this year's investments," the CEO of the fixed-income investment management firm DoubleLine Capital, which has almost $10 billion in assets, told CNBC Thursday.
March 2011 will be one of those months to remember for investors. And despite a rough start, it managed to contribute to the market's best quarterly performnace in almost 15 years. Here are the best and worst performing stocks in the ten sectors of the S&P 500 during Q1.
There's nothing like low interest rates when it comes to making Wall Street happy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy has never been more accomodating for the stock market. Easy money, however, can sometimes be too much of a good thing.
Watch for the Middle East and Japan to hit corporate profits, China to keep the brakes on growth and governments to struggle with rising inflation.
In the past three years, stocks, bonds and commodities have all posted big gains at one time or another, while those favoring the safety of cash have seen minimal return on their investments.
Stephen Schork of "The Schork Report" says the impact of the Middle East turmoil is far from over and expects a a "scorched earth" approach from departing rulers.