U.S. Treasury yields traded at 2 percent on Thursday after the Treasury Department sold $29 billion in seven-year notes.» Read More
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.
A few sectors have managed to gain ground during the past three weeks, and retail investors who took advantage of the right ETFs have something to show for it.
Fixed-income investors are once again looking sage-like, as the latest eruption in the EU crisis ravages equities. Two of these funds are up more than 7 percent.
Combine a desire for yield with expectations for slow but steady economic growth and tame inflation and you have an environment that should benefit all but the priciest U.S. bonds.
David Albrycht, Virtus Investment Partners, discusses the losses at JPM and weighs in on the banking sector, equities, and where to find value in corporate bonds, with the Fast Money traders.
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.