U.S. government debt prices fell Friday, pushing yields higher after a mediocre TIPS auction on Thursday, when stocks closed at record highs.» Read More
Given the debt and growth problems plaguing the U.S. and eurozone, and the resulting tumult across world stock markets, it might be a good time to look at these asset classes, say analysts.
As yield becomes ever-harder to capture, where will you move your investment capital?
Cost-cutting moves can result from inspiration, or the overlooked obvious, but companies have been thriving on them for decades. It may not raise revenue, but it certainly helps the bottom line.
Operational efficiency has become a key to a company's success, especially in an age of thin margins, whether it 's cutting costs, streamlining output or responding to an economic shock.
While derivatives themselves carry risks and financial scandals have tarnished their image, many companies still use futures contracts, swaps, collars, and other hedging instruments to minimize volatility in their cost of doing business.
Taxes can drag on wealth creation and preservation, so it's important to make sure you have the right assets assigned to your investment and retirement accounts .
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.