Fixed Income


  • Tapping Emerging Market Bond and Currency Funds Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    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.

  • POLL: Where's Your Money@f0 Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:29 AM ET

    As yield becomes ever-harder to capture, where will you move your investment capital?

  • Smooth Operators Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 2:56 PM ET

    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.

  • Hedging Helps Smooth Cost Structure Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    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.

  • Where The Money Is Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    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 .

  • Housing Market May Be Better Off Left Alone—Economists Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:28 PM ET

    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.

  • Deleveraging is a 'Pretty Volatile Process": KLS Exec Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:54 PM ET

    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.

  • The Great Deleverage   Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    The Great Deleverage

    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.

  • CNBC Poll: Which Metal Play Is Best? Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    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?

  • Bernanke on QE3: Should He, or Shouldn't He?   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 8:53 AM ET

    Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management weighs in on whether or not Bernanke will reveal another round of quantitative easing on Friday.

  • Stocks vs. Bonds   Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    Stocks vs. Bonds

    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.

  • Debt in Europe Fuels a Bond Debate Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:31 AM ET
    Merkel And Sarkozy Meet Amid Greece Crisis

    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.

  • Yield Hunters: 3 Bonds on a Mission   Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 12:25 PM ET
    Yield Hunters: 3 Bonds on a Mission

    Finding income in a low rate environment, with Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser Founder/CIO.

  • Bob Doll: Equities Back in the Spotlight   Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 8:07 AM ET
    Bob Doll: Equities Back in the Spotlight

    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.

  • Money For Life: Fixed Income Annuity   Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
    Money For Life: Fixed Income Annuity

    A fixed income annuity is a way to plan for income in your retirement years. Insight with Josh Mellberg, JD Mellberg Financial president.

  • CalSTRS: Funding the Future   Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 3:15 PM ET
    CalSTRS: Funding the Future

    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.

  • Euro vs. U.S. Dollar   Friday, 13 May 2011 | 12:40 PM ET
    Euro vs. U.S. Dollar

    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.

  • Investing in Target Date Mutual Funds Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 9:42 AM ET

    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.

  • Post-Bernanke Bond Strategy   Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 12:21 PM ET
    Post-Bernanke Bond Strategy

    Discussing high yield bond strategies with James Keenan, BlackRock head of leveraged finance.