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.

U.S. Economy Added 103,000 Jobs in March, Missing Projections

U.S. Economy Added 103,000 Jobs in March, Missing Projections

The U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in March, below expectations, as analysts said the tighter labor market may be making skilled workers harder to come by.

U.S. Economy Seen Adding Jobs at 'Goldilocks' Pace For Stock Investors

U.S. Economy Seen Adding Jobs at 'Goldilocks' Pace For Stock Investors

The U.S. economy probably added 185,000 jobs in March while wage gains accelerated, a survey of economists showed, reinforcing the Federal Reserve's case for continuing to increase interest rates gradually to keep inflation from overheating while keeping unemployment low.

Women's History Month: Abigail Adams, One of the First Female Bond Traders

Women's History Month: Abigail Adams, One of the First Female Bond Traders

For Women's History Month, Alpha Rising is showcasing the historical women that have paved the way for the rest of us. Today meet Abigail Adams. She was one of the first female bond traders -- she traded war bonds during the Revolutionary War back in 1777 and consistently doubled her money. Watch!

3 Hot Reads From TheStreet's Top Premium Columnists

3 Hot Reads From TheStreet's Top Premium Columnists

Our experts tell you how to play markets, from Jim Cramer's advice for a not-so-great day to the final installment of our premium site's 'Sweet 16' stock-picking competition.

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates in Push to End Easy Money

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates in Push to End Easy Money

The U.S. central bank's monetary-policy committee raised benchmark borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, in Jerome Powell's first meeting as Fed chairman.