Many stock markets around the world are at or near their highest levels ever, so perhaps a correction is on the cards. The asset class that benefits most in this environment is fixed income.» Read More
The March meeting was significant not for what the Fed did regarding QE, but for what it said about how it will raise interest rates in future.
Given a bond market selloff in 2013 and a likely rise in interest rates, financial advisors caution clients to keep bonds without getting complacent.
The bond market signals that the sooner the Fed winds down quantitative easing the better, private equity titan Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.
Despite financial advisors' efforts to educate clients about bonds, not everyone understands the asset class or how it fits into portfolios.
Despite a likely rise in interest rates, investors are rotating back to bonds amid a recent uptick in equity-market volatility.
Investors can guard against rising interest rates by analyzing current holdings, shortening bond maturities and reducing bond exposure.
As the losses fixed-income investors saw in 2013 may occur again when the Fed raises interest rates, bonds may not always be a safe investment.
With interest rates apparently set to rise, CNBC takes a look at sample record-high benchmark rates from around the world over the past century.
Lower-cost ETFs are enjoying record inflows and increased popularity as a vehicle for higher yields and downside protection in a bond bear market.
Despite downgrades and fiscal woes, now could be the time for investors to get in on Puerto Rico, says YPO member Francisco De Armas.
Investors are concerned about rising rates and its effect on portfolios. One advisor details how to prepare for a rising interest-rate environment.
With inflation low and rates up, a run on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities isn't likely but investors may think low-priced TIPS a good hedge.
The uncertainty in stocks and bonds is routing investors to other investments, like alternative-strategy mutual and exchange-traded funds.
Amid rising interest rates, financial advisors say fixed-income investment strategies make bonds a smart way to protect against stock risk.
China may have dumped almost $48 billion of Treasurys in December, but it hasn't fallen out of love with U.S. bonds just yet, analysts say.
With interest rates likely to rise and bond prices to fall, bond holders tempted to sell need to carefully consider all investment options
With a likely rise in bond rates, financial advisors recommend diversifying fixed-income allocations and assuming greater risk to meet income needs.
The Federal Reserve's first decision of 2014 and the last of the Ben Bernanke era is a crucial one for markets worldwide.
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Hobbyists frustrated with markets and able to hold investments for years are turning to tangible assets, such as stamps.
Rising rates will impact consumers beyond bond portfolios, affecting credit card bills, auto loans and more.
Scammers are exploiting Heartbleed fears, so purported fixes might be ploys to get access to financial information.