Fixed Income 2013


  • The managing director of Pimco had correctly predicted in September that the bond market was overestimating the possibility of tapering.

  • Bond traders

    Alternative credit strategies are trending with mutual fund investors. But don’t be misled: cutting interest rate exposure means accepting new risks.

  • Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    The cost of insuring one-year U.S. bonds against default rose above the rate of insuring five-year debt for the first time since July 2011.

  • CBOE

    There are still smart plays for bond investors regardless of when the Federal Reserve begins its slow down of bond buying, according to one analyst.

  • Traders at the CME Group's Chicago Board of Trade

    As fixed-income investors assume greater credit risk, financial advisors are concerned that bank loan funds could implode.

  • The panic in the bond market is actually a good thing, according to the chief macro strategist at one of the largest bond fund managers.

  • Government bonds are the priciest assets in the world, with Japanese debt topping the overpriced league, according to a report from Deutsche Bank.

  • Thought you had until 2015 before the bond squeeze? The last few months showed how costly that strategy could be, but there's still opportunity in bonds.

  • Investors are flocking to fixed income ETFs -- but they may be dangerous when rates rise.

  • U.S. Treasury building

    The 10-year note auction was solid Tuesday and some strategists say investors will be "very worried about being short the market."

  • Investors looking to buy corporate bonds must temper their expectations for 2013.

  • Santelli: How Low Can Interest Rates Go?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the impact of historically low interest rates.

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