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.

Latest Special Reports

  • Top health care investors, CEOs and technologists explore the innovations that will drive better outcomes, financially and clinically.

  • Car On Flooded Road In City

    Rising Risks looks at the real estate impact of rising tides and increasingly extreme weather.

  • Executives reflect on their own “Make or Break” moments, sharing how they have made key decisions, who they turn to for advice and what they would have done differently.

Fixed Income Archive