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BARRON's: Current Yield

  • More Companies Stumble Under Debt Load
    A recent wave of bankruptcies reminds investors that low interest rates alone won’t protect a balance sheet.
    - 67 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 9:25pm -
  • Why the CVS Bond Sale Won't Save Us
    Investors demand for the CVS mega-issue reflects particulars of this deal—not a bullish forecast for high-grade bond funds.
    - 74 days ago, 9 Mar 18, 9:13pm -
  • Why High-Yield Bonds Could Be Mispriced
    Price swings should fall along a normal distribution. Martin Fridson found that the bell curve is messed up in junk bonds.
    - 81 days ago, 2 Mar 18, 10:49pm -
  • Treasuries Undergo a Glut Check
    Demand appears a little weak as the Treasury begins to fund a deficit pumped up by tax cuts and a budget deal. Is this a crisis? Not yet.
    - 88 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 11:23pm -
  • The Brave New World of Higher Rates
    Individual investors have an edge over bond fund managers—if they play their hand well.
    - 88 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 3:43pm -
  • Are Higher Bond Yields Here to Stay?
    Even though a strong jobs report didn’t trigger higher yields Friday, investors shouldn’t count them out.
    - 8 Jul 17, 12:53am -

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

    • The Bond Market Needs A Margin Of Safety, Too

      The Bond Market Needs A Margin Of Safety, Too

      Warren Buffet often talks about the "Margin of Safety" when evaluating an investment. Can we apply that concept to the bond market?
      - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 10:00am -
    • The Week Ahead: Are You Still Worried About A Bear Market?

      The Week Ahead: Are You Still Worried About A Bear Market?

      The sharp rise in yields last week along with the breakout in the small cap stocks seemed contradictory to some investors. Since the sharp slide early in the year many are worried about the economy and the stock market but should you be worried about…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 18, 4:15pm -
    • Solid Walmart Results Keep Retail Parade Marching, But Bond Yields In Focus

      Solid Walmart Results Keep Retail Parade Marching, But Bond Yields In Focus

      The focus this morning is on Wal-Mart earnings, which beat Wall Street analysts’ estimates. The company’s e-commerce sales rose 33%. However, rising 10-year yields also are getting some attention as they pushed above 3.1% early Thursday.
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 10:07am -
    • Rising Rates Are Bad For... Stocks or Bonds?

      Rising Rates Are Bad For... Stocks or Bonds?

      Given that the yield on the 10-Year U.S. Treasury has more than doubled since July 8, 2016, the real “risk” in the financial markets has been in bonds, not stocks.
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 6:14pm -
    • The 3% Treasury Wall Trade

      The 3% Treasury Wall Trade

      The economic data, while still fine, is showing less froth. The Citicorp Economic Surprise index has slipped considerably and seems to be following Europe’s – which has plunged. The fundamentals behind the bears are solid so keep it short and cre…
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 1:06pm -
    • The Credit Cycle Signals That Recession Is Around The Corner

      The Credit Cycle Signals That Recession Is Around The Corner

      An asset’s value is what someone will pay for it. If financing costs rise and buyers lack cash, the asset price must fall. And fall it will.
      - 7 days ago, 15 May 18, 12:49pm -
    • Symantec Cold Read: Where Were The Short Sellers On Symantec?

      Symantec Cold Read: Where Were The Short Sellers On Symantec?

      Symantec recently shocked the market by announcing it might have to restate financials, causing the stock to drop 33%. Perhaps most surprising is that short interest was low. I do a cold read to see if there were flags of financial statement manipula…
      - 9 days ago, 13 May 18, 9:43pm -
    • When The Best Fixed-Income Investment Is Floating-Rate Debt

      When The Best Fixed-Income Investment Is Floating-Rate Debt

      With yield curves flat and credit risk potentially increasing, Floating Rate Bonds can be an attractive way to maintain income while taking less risk.
      - 9 days ago, 13 May 18, 10:12am -
    • Templum: The Future Of The Tokenized Asset Offering (TAO)

      Templum: The Future Of The Tokenized Asset Offering (TAO)

      Templum, a New York-based trading technology company has attracted $10 million of funding from Japan’s SBI Group. Institutional crypto trading platforms are starting to emerge. It is the beginning of the tokenization of everything that can be token…
      - 12 days ago, 11 May 18, 3:40am -
    • Mexico's Oil And Gas Industry Privatization Efforts Nearing Critical Phase

      Mexico's Oil And Gas Industry Privatization Efforts Nearing Critical Phase

      PetroBal's boss and leading legal industry expert say Mexico's progress has been impressive but much more needs to be done to maximize investment and oil reserves potential.
      - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 8:32pm -

    NASDAQ: Bonds

    • If You Fear Rising Interest Rates, Buy These Five Dow Stocks

      If You Fear Rising Interest Rates, Buy These Five Dow Stocks

      Is the decade-long bull market finally over? While no one really knows for sure, there are plenty of economic data points — notably the 10-year Treasury yield last Wednesday breaking above 3.1% (first time since 2011) — to suggest that stock gai…
      - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 8:11am -
    • U.S. Dollar Bolstered by Upbeat Outlook for World’s Largest Economy

      U.S. Dollar Bolstered by Upbeat Outlook for World’s Largest Economy

      The U S Dollar put in a stellar performance against a basket of major currencies last week bolstered by solid U S economic data rising U S Treasury yields and a weak performance in the Euro The U S Dollar put in a stellar performance against a basket…
      - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 10:19am -
    • US Yields Hit Seven-Year High

      US Yields Hit Seven-Year High

      New York Investors beware US equity prices now seem to be entirely at the mercy of bond yields Stocks have consistently struggled as yields have moved higher and today Treasury yields seem to have broken an important threshold Treasuries traded as hi…
      - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 12:27pm -
    • The Best Places to Park Cash

      The Best Places to Park Cash

      New York Stock markets are moving sideways bond yields are shooting higher and there is a great deal of uncertainty about the direction of the economy Investors are understandably nervous With that in mind Barron s has published a piece outlining the…
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 12:27pm -
    • Yields are About to Hit 3.5%

      Yields are About to Hit 3.5%

      New York The long time biggest bond shop on Wall Street actually they are in California has just put out a stark warning to investors ten year Treasuries are going to hit 3 5 in the near term The manager thinks yields will make it to that level this…
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 11:26am -
    • Yields and the Dollar are Jumping

      Yields and the Dollar are Jumping

      New York Despite the hopes of investors yields moved higher yesterday with ten year Treasury yields now back above 3 For a while the momentum higher had been stemmed but yesterday saw yields move sharply upwards The move got the Dollar back on track…
      - 7 days ago, 15 May 18, 11:27am -
    • U.S. Dollar Supported by Hawkish Fed Member Comments

      U.S. Dollar Supported by Hawkish Fed Member Comments

      The U S Dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday supported by higher U S Treasury yields An easing of global trade tensions helped support the move in yields The U S Dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday support…
      - 8 days ago, 15 May 18, 6:27am -
    • Why Clients Will Push Back on Bond Fees

      Why Clients Will Push Back on Bond Fees

      New York Individual bond sales to retail clients may be about to take a hit The reason why is a new set of rules being enacted on brokers that require them to disclose the price at which they bought bonds before they sell them to clients if it occurs…
      - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 1:56pm -
    • Treasury Yields, U.S. Dollar Finish Lower After U.S. Import Prices Disappoint

      Treasury Yields, U.S. Dollar Finish Lower After U.S. Import Prices Disappoint

      The U S Dollar retreated against a basket of major currencies of a third session on Friday but still managed to close flat for the week The selling pressure was fueled by profit taking after a three week run up The U S Dollar retreated against a bask…
      - 10 days ago, 12 May 18, 7:32am -
    • Rethinking Diversification for Today's Markets and Risks

      Rethinking Diversification for Today's Markets and Risks

      Shutterstock photo These are tough times for investors to stay focused on fundamentals. President Trump, it seems, loves chaos. Not a day passes without another scandal breaking, or another controversy concerning his White House or personal staff…
      - 11 days ago, 11 May 18, 9:35am -

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