*Officials suggest no rush to trim $4.5 trln balance sheet. *Some $500 bln in mortgage, Treasury bonds expire in 2016. NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 7- The Federal Reserve is sketching out plans to prevent an abrupt contraction in its massive balance sheet next year, when some $500 billion in bonds expire and risk disrupting markets and the U.S. economic recovery.» Read More
Bond prices rose Monday pulling yields lower, after they touched 7-month highs. What’s next? Find out from esteemed bond strategist, George Goncalves.
Even those who started with a low six-figure balance could have doubled their total savings in the last 10 years, the New York Times reports.
By the close of trade on Thursday December 31st, stocks will likely record their best year of gains since 2003. After a move like that, how should you trade going forward?
With yet more signs surfacing Wednesday that suggest recovery is well underway, should you place new bullish bets, now?
Markets are likely to be more volatile and US markets are likely to outperform emerging markets in 2010, Marc Faber, author of the Gloom, Doom and Boom Report, told CNBC Wednesday.
With a stronger dollar dragging down commodities names, should you be an aggressive buyer of the pullback? Or will the greenback derail commodities bulls, all together?
As interest rates are set to rise, investors should position themselves away from bonds to avoid being caught in a severe fall in prices, Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, told CNBC Tuesday.
Worried that the rally may be running out of gas? Us too. And our research suggests there's a little talked about, but critical factor needed to keep this bull alive.
We are almost halfway through the dollar rally, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital said Monday. Griffiths sees stock markets "topping" in March next year.
Upbeat results from technology firms led stocks higher Friday, however the Nasdaq was the only major index to close in positive territory for the week. Is tech your top trade?
Junk bonds have returned a monstrous 56% thus far this year. “For performance-chasing investors, junk was the only game in town,” says one pro.
With new economic data sparking inflation jitters, how should you trade Wednesday's Fed decision?
Because there are too many good reasons to buy stocks.
The yield of 30-Year Treasurys could be about to reverse its 20-year decline if it goes through 5 percent, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.
Which sector is currently performing better than any other and does it have room to run? The answer surprised us; will it surprise you?
If a largely tax-free return on your investment isn’t already good enough, if you’re still jittery about the market, you might be looking for a less risky alternative to stocks and even some fixed income vehicles.
They pay more than many bonds, he says.
"The dollar over the next year or two will tend to see downward pressure because our recovery will be fragile and uneven," says one economist.
The ultralow interest rates the U.S. has been paying on its colossal debt may not last much longer, and the White House estimates that the tab will exceed $700 billion a year in 2019, the New York Times reported.
As you may have read, the Chinese grilled OMB director Peter Orzag on the impact that the health care bill would have on the US fiscal position. As I have warned, the passing of the current bill by Congress is a negative for the US dollar and may trigger a re-evaluation of Chinese US Treasury purchases.