U.S. sovereign bond prices have fallen slightly ahead of the second reading of U.S.fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) on Friday.» Read More
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Although there are similarities with what the United States went through at the onset of the financial crisis, the issues in Europe are are more complex and will take years to resolve, Henry Paulson, former Treasury Secretary and founder of the Paulson Institute told CNBC on Wednesday.
U.S. investors are looking to Europe for places to park their spare cash, but opportunities may depend on the European debt crisis continuing, according to market participants on both sides of the Atlantic.
Parents who borrow money to pay for their children's college education are exacerbating a growing student loan crisis.
The Greek parliament’s approval of fresh austerity measures despite violent protests in Athens opened the door for a brighter disposition in markets and this could push stocks upwards, according to analysts.
ETFs broadly covering bonds in the major taxable and tax-exempt asset classes, plus exposure to convertible bonds that feature some of the upside of stocks, are an investor’s best option to deal with uncertainty.
Though diversity is important, seek an overweighting in corporate, municipal and emerging market bond funds.
It's only a matter of time before the central bank's easy-money policy affects inflation expectations and inflation itself, spooking investors.
U.S. Treasuries should bear the brunt of rising interest rates, so think TIPS and ultra-short funds.
Greek lawmakers continue to rangle over the country's austerity measures. Will recent events inspire investors to get out of the market? David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Meg McClellan, J.P. Morgan Private Bank, discuss.
Eric Takaha, Director of Corporates/ High Yield, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group says a combination of cheap valuations and good fundamentals makes the high-yield sector attractive in the current market environment.
If your long-term plan is to keep working, investing and living where you are until the day you retire, and then change your lifestyle and financial life, you are practicing what I call “cliff living”—living one way until you abruptly leave the world of work, then leaping to a whole new level of life and finances.
Jason Pride, Glenmede director of investment strategy, discusses opportunities in U.S. equities and why he likes emerging markets in Asia. "The balance sheets of the governments are extremely strong," he adds.
UniCredit is planning to raise up to €25 billion ($32.6 billion) through the issue of so-called covered bonds as Italy’s largest bank by assets seeks to open up a new stream of funding amid ongoing pressures on bank liquidity in the euro zone, the Financial Times reports.
Strategies for investing in fixed income instruments, with Christian Mundigo and Kip Testwuide, BNP Paribas co-heads of sales for fixed income.
Every lap around the track, each sit up and all of those salads are just one more way to save for retirement.
With uncertainty and volatility big issues much like last year, money managers say go for high dividend-paying stocks and sectors such as healthcare, consumer staples and utilities.
In the low-interest rate environment of today, new strategies are needed to make the most of your savings and avoid the inevitable bite of inflation.
Amid a plethora of worries ranging from political unrest in the Middle East to slowing growth in China, the hope normally associated with the start of a new investment year has been trumped by fear. Rather than playing down risk, investors are obsessing over it.
Our special report focuses on the financial decisions that will pay off throughout the year — saving, preserving, allocating and investing money.