Where Investors Should Look for Safety and High Yield

Where Investors Should Look for Safety and High Yield

Advisers say investors seeking safety and a yield greater than 3% could consider these two asset classes.

Novice Trade: TLT

Novice Trade: TLT

I like owning July calls in TLT, as the Fed will have a hard time hiking rates 3 more times this year.

6 Top Tips for Income Investors in the Current Environment

6 Top Tips for Income Investors in the Current Environment

From overweighting dividend stocks to avoiding high-yield bonds, this is how I'm playing things here.

Volcker Rule Revisit Unlikely to Revive Fixed-Income Trading

Volcker Rule Revisit Unlikely to Revive Fixed-Income Trading

Potential reform of the Volcker Rule won't revitalize the bond market.

How to Play a Coming U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

How to Play a Coming U.S.-Chinese Trade Deal

Four steps income investors should take now, as Presidents Trump and Xi will likely play nice.

What the Fed Decision Means for Stocks and Bonds and How I'm Playing It

What the Fed Decision Means for Stocks and Bonds and How I'm Playing It

Tricky crosswinds facing the central bank will have major implications on the markets.

How Target-Date Funds Could Fit Into Your Investing Plan

How Target-Date Funds Could Fit Into Your Investing Plan

Investors worried about stock-market volatility might want to add so-called 'target-date funds' to their portfolios.

What Do Trade Wars Mean for High Yield Bond Investors?

What Do Trade Wars Mean for High Yield Bond Investors?

High yield investors have cause for optimism despite everything going on in the trade war arena.

Fear the Move in Semiconductor Stocks?

Fear the Move in Semiconductor Stocks?

It is sloppy and a bit ugly out there today but there are no signs yet of a major turn to the downside.

Worried About Rates and Bond Risk? Here Are Some Income Options

Worried About Rates and Bond Risk? Here Are Some Income Options

Options for ETFs that hold short-term Treasury bills and floating rate investment-grade bonds as well as other strategies.