The longer the Fed waits to cut, the lower rates will ultimately go, but so far there's little hint of action to come.
Adviser Rob Isbitts says he's getting the sense that the markets are less patient now than earlier this year. Sometimes in investing, they ring the proverbial bell and the sellers pile on.
This is why rates rose the day the Fed made such strongly dovish comments, and how you should manage your fixed income portfolio in response.
There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.
More than $200 billion of investment-grade bonds could fall into the $1.2 trillion junk-grade category during the next economic downturn, Fitch Ratings estimates in a new report, adding to a growing chorus of regulators and Wall Street analysts warning of the risk.
What I would rather invest in to get similar yields.
Moody's Investors Service predicts active stock- and bond-picking firms' share of the money-management industry will be overtaken as soon as 2021 by 'passive' vehicles like index-tracking mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.