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BARRON's: Current Yield

  • The Upside of Rate Hikes: Higher Yields Are Coming
    With more Federal Reserve action on the way, investors should consider floating-rate and senior-loan funds.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Sep 17, 12:58am -
  • MLPs Stage a Surprise Post-Harvey Comeback
    The energy-focused stocks took a big hit in August, but now the worst looks to be over.
    - 10 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 10:55pm -
  • Will This Bond Rally Last?
    Thanks to North Korea, Hurricane Irma, and low inflation, bond yields keep falling. They shouldn’t get much lower from here.
    - 17 days ago, 9 Sep 17, 12:09am -
  • Preferred Shares: High-Yielding but Pricey
    These securities, which have characteristics of stocks and bonds, have drawn flocks of investors seeking yields around 6%.
    - 21 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 3:39pm -
  • No Problem for Houston Munis
    Thanks to Texas’ high credit quality and federal aid, most municipal bonds issued by areas affected by Harvey aren’t in danger.
    - 24 days ago, 2 Sep 17, 12:04am -
  • What's Behind China's New Treasury Binge
    China might again be America’s top creditor, but that doesn’t mean we’re about to rerun the country’s aggressive buying in the 2000s.
    - 31 days ago, 26 Aug 17, 1:08am -
  • Puerto Rico's New Opportunities
    The worst of the crisis may not be over, but some investors are finding value in insured municipal bonds—and the firms that sell them.
    - 32 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 11:37am -
  • A Letter From Camp Kotok
    Pundits, Fed watchers, and economists agree to disagree. For the S&P 500, year-from-now estimates ran from a 25% correction to a gain of 11%.
    - 45 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 11:02pm -
  • ICON Bond's Focus on Special Situations Pays Off
    Fund manager Jerry Paul likes closed-end funds, preferred stocks, and the “yield-to-call extension play.”
    - 52 days ago, 5 Aug 17, 2:25am -
  • Why You Shouldn't Count Inflation Out Yet
    Even as the Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, some strategists say higher prices could be around the corner—hurting bonds.
    - 55 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 1:49pm -

CNNMoney: Bonds

  • The bond bubble still has room to grow

    The bond bubble still has room to grow

    As long as central banks keep rates low, the bond market has room to keep growing.
    - 21 Aug 12, 2:58pm -
  • Investors: U.S. is still AAA to us

    Investors: U.S. is still AAA to us

    The United States lost its pristine AAA credit rating a year ago today, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the Treasury market.
    - 5 Aug 12, 8:47am -
  • Small bank takes on giants in Libor lawsuit

    Small bank takes on giants in Libor lawsuit

    A small New York-based bank has filed a class action suit against 16 of the world's largest banks, charging that it was hurt by their alleged manipulation of the Libor interest rate.
    - 30 Jul 12, 3:15pm -
  • Death of Diamon's dream for Barclays

    Death of Diamon's dream for Barclays

    Caught up in the Libor scandal, the star investment banker and American CEO of the British bank was forced to resign. His departure represents the end of an era for big banks.
    - 30 Jul 12, 8:33am -
  • Treasuries: 10-year yield slides to record low

    Treasuries: 10-year yield slides to record low

    Escalating fears about Spain's debt problems sent investors rushing to safe haven investments Monday, including governments bonds in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.
    - 23 Jul 12, 12:20pm -
  • Geithner on Libor: U.S. was first to raise red flags

    Geithner on Libor: U.S. was first to raise red flags

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended his 2008 response to the Libor-fixing scandal that continues to unfold, and stressed that more reforms and enforcement actions are on the way.
    - 18 Jul 12, 1:15pm -
  • Foreign investors pour $102 billion into U.S. assets

    Foreign investors pour $102 billion into U.S. assets

    Foreign investors bought a total of $45.9 billion of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes in May, compared with net purchases of $38.7 billion in April. Overall, China, the U.S. government's top creditor, remains the largest holder of U.S. Treasury securiti…
    - 17 Jul 12, 11:49am -
  • 10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

    10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

    Concerns about slowing economic growth led more investors to the safety of Treasury bonds. And rates may still have room to fall.
    - 16 Jul 12, 11:46am -
  • Banks face billions more in Libor losses

    Banks face billions more in Libor losses

    Banks implicated in the Libor-fixing scandal will likely take billions more in losses as a result of pending litigation and regulatory penalties, according to industry analysts at Morgan Stanley.
    - 13 Jul 12, 12:52pm -
  • Libor scandal: Where's the outrage?

    Libor scandal: Where's the outrage?

    The scandal is another sign of banks doing what they want, making a lot of money and not really getting in all that much trouble (not yet, anyway).
    - 9 Jul 12, 3:21pm -

DailyFinance: Bonds

    Forbes: Bonds

    NASDAQ: Bonds

    • The Success Of The Post-Recession Fed

      The Success Of The Post-Recession Fed

      Market watchers have always paid close attention to anything that comes out of a Fed meeting, but that is especially so right now. Even days like yesterday, when nobody expected a change. need to be closely watched. There were no surprises on the rat…
      - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:04pm -
    • The Fed is No Longer Data Dependent

      The Fed is No Longer Data Dependent

      Washington The Fed shocked markets yesterday sending Treasury yields spiking Interestingly the surprise was not about the Fed s decision to unwind its balance sheet but rather the path of interest rates Against all expectations the Fed said it planne…
      - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 11:38am -
    • Treasury Yields, Dollar Surge as Fed Raises Odds of December Rate Hike

      Treasury Yields, Dollar Surge as Fed Raises Odds of December Rate Hike

      U S Treasury yields reached more than a two month high after the U S Federal Reserve said it would begin reducing its 4 5 billion balance sheet starting in October All nine members of the monetary policy committee voted for the action U S Treasury yi…
      - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:35pm -
    • This is What Will Happen with the Fed

      This is What Will Happen with the Fed

      Washington The Fed will hold a potentially monumental briefing today Fed chief Yellen may announce that the central bank intends to reduce its balance after undertaking several years of bond purchases A decision on interest rates is also on the line…
      - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:38am -
    • Wall Street Has the End of QE All Wrong

      Wall Street Has the End of QE All Wrong

      New York Everyone on Wall Street is worried that if the ECB ends QE and the Fed begins reducing its balance that government bond yields will spike and the bond market will see big losses However there is another argument out there that would prove th…
      - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:37am -
    • U.S. Consumer Inflation Accelerates in August Amid Jump in Cost of Gasoline

      U.S. Consumer Inflation Accelerates in August Amid Jump in Cost of Gasoline

      The U S Dollar closed lower against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after an upbeat report on U S consumer inflation failed to impress investors The dollar lost ground even though the inflation data showed a faster than forecast rise in dome…
      - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 1:37am -
    • U.S. Dollar Supported by Rising Treasury Yields Ahead of Inflation Data

      U.S. Dollar Supported by Rising Treasury Yields Ahead of Inflation Data

      September U S Dollar Index futures finished relatively flat on Tuesday which may be a sign that the upside momentum driving the market higher this week may be waning The index is being supported by a huge bounce in U S Treasury yields Position squari…
      - 13 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 1:37am -
    • Companies are the New Top Dog in Corporate Bonds

      Companies are the New Top Dog in Corporate Bonds

      New York It used to be that companies issued bonds and asset managers bought them The situation has changed making companies the new top dog in the market Because of their huge un patriated cash piles companies are buying up each other s debt in huge…
      - 14 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 11:37am -
    • The Best Picks in High Yield

      The Best Picks in High Yield

      New York The high yield bond market still has some good opportunities but because valuations are so stretched the key to success may be defensive positioning Spreads are very low 400 bp over Treasuries but not at historic lows e g less than 300bp in…
      - 20 days ago, 6 Sep 17, 11:51am -
    • Treasuries Spike as Fear Surges

      Treasuries Spike as Fear Surges

      New York Anyone looking for signs of what is to come in markets need to look no further than Treasuries yesterday On the back of fears over North Korea a dovish Fed and the monstrous hurricane bearing down on Florida the yield on ten year Treasuries…
      - 20 days ago, 6 Sep 17, 11:48am -

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