What Bond Buyers Should Do as Hawkish Fed Roils Bond Markets

What Bond Buyers Should Do as Hawkish Fed Roils Bond Markets

The Federal Reserve's new hawkish direction looks ready to create bond buying opportunities this year, especially for corporate bonds.

Sell Pricey Munis, Buy Corporates as Hawkish Fed Flummoxes Bond Buyers

Sell Pricey Munis, Buy Corporates as Hawkish Fed Flummoxes Bond Buyers

A large number of investors have never seen the Federal Reserve in a hawkish mindset and that will create bond buying opportunities this year.

Fed Inspires 'Gradualism' in Bond Market -- Chilton Fixed-Income CIO

Fed Inspires 'Gradualism' in Bond Market -- Chilton Fixed-Income CIO

When the Fed raised interest rates this week, Chair Janet Yellen ushered in a new paradigm of 'gradualism.' There are still some perils, though.

‘Gradualism’ the New Paradigm for Bond Market Says Chilton’s Horan

‘Gradualism’ the New Paradigm for Bond Market Says Chilton’s Horan

Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen did more than simply raise interest rates this week, she ushered in a new paradigm of gradualism.

Junk Bond Problems Isolated to Oil Patch Says MainStay Manager

Junk Bond Problems Isolated to Oil Patch Says MainStay Manager

The problems roiling the junk bond market are isolated to the energy sector and investors should use this selloff as a buying opportunity.

Muni ETFs Better Than Closed-End Funds as Fed Rate Hike Nears

Muni ETFs Better Than Closed-End Funds as Fed Rate Hike Nears

The leverage imbedded within many closed-end funds (CEFs) will create even wider discounts to their respective net asset values as the first Federal Reserve rate hike nears.

Boost Your Income With These 4 Fantastic Closed End Muni Bond Funds

Boost Your Income With These 4 Fantastic Closed End Muni Bond Funds

Nuveen is merging eight closed-end funds down to two and this will greatly benefit shareholders of the Dividend Advantage Muni Fund 2 (NXZ).

Treasuries Overreacting to Bad Jobs Number Says Nuveen Bond Chief

Treasuries Overreacting to Bad Jobs Number Says Nuveen Bond Chief

The disappointing October jobs report knocked the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond back below 2%.

Bank of America and Banks, Ford, Munis: Doug Kass' Views

Bank of America and Banks, Ford, Munis: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his views on why he's buying banks, Ford and munis.

The Fed Has No Choice but to Raise Interest Rates This Year

The Fed Has No Choice but to Raise Interest Rates This Year

Forget all the noise about whether the Fed will postpone hiking interest rates. The central bank must raise rates to stay in sync with the market.