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Retirement isn't all about fixed-income investing. Your portfolio also needs a solid income stream and growth potential (for offsetting inflation). Otherwise, you may outlive your savings.
China's move to unload US debt is likely to continue in the long term while the "euro scare" may last a while, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.
With corporate bond demand facing an uncertain period after a robust 2009, investors face a hunt for yield in which bond funds will play an even greater role.
The European Commission said Monday that it wants Greece to explain how it used complex financial deals that allegedly made its debt limits look lower.
The rise in Greek yields is a clear warning markets are in the mood to 'punish any country that takes creditors for granted. '
The booming economies of China, India and Brazil are in the spotlight, while those of Europe, Japan and the U.S. look dull and weak.
The bears could be set to take control of U.S. 10-year Treasury Note futures as the price could be on the verge of a sharp decline to 103-20/32, Mark Sturdy, technical analyst and director of Seven Days Ahead, told CNBC Thursday.
'Bond vigilantes' are selling Eastern European, Dubai, Irish and Italian debt and at some point will go for bigger bait, Guy Monson, managing partner and CIO of Sarasin & Partners, told CNBC late Monday.
The first auction of this week's busy Treasury sale provided some indication that investors' appetite for government debt is not yet completely full.
A clearer picture will emerge this week about how much interest there is in another year's worth of staggering longer-term Treasury offerings.
Considering the Treasury plans to auction $74 billion next week what must you know about the bond market?
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.