Treasury Bonds: Definition, Types and What to Know Before Buying

Treasury Bonds: Definition, Types and What to Know Before Buying

Treasury bonds are U.S. government debt securities with a maturity of more than 10 years that pay fixed interest every six months. They are a loan to the U.S. government, meaning they are virtually risk-free.

What the Fed Minutes Are Saying

What the Fed Minutes Are Saying

The minutes certainly read like the Fed is more worried about the economy than just what the data suggests.

New Road Rules for This Market: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tues. 2/19/19)

New Road Rules for This Market: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tues. 2/19/19)

Jim Cramer's new rules of the road will help investors stay on course and avoid common mistakes.

Why Foreign Investors Are Showing Interest in China's Bond Market

Why Foreign Investors Are Showing Interest in China's Bond Market

Chinese government bonds have rallied in the last year and international portfolio managers are taking notice.

What Is Perpetuity and Why Does It Matter in 2019?

What Is Perpetuity and Why Does It Matter in 2019?

Perpetuity represents the value of cash flow over time - a lot of time.

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

After a lackluster 2018, is gold on track for a bull run?

How Rate Changes Could Affect Consumers in 2019

How Rate Changes Could Affect Consumers in 2019

While good for savers, higher interest rates could drag on consumer spending in the year ahead.

ECB Rate Aim Challenged By Slowing Growth, Global Tensions, As Draghi Era Closes

ECB Rate Aim Challenged By Slowing Growth, Global Tensions, As Draghi Era Closes

Europe's suddenly slowing economy, triggered by trade disputes and limp domestic demand, could complicated the European Central Bank's plans to tighten monetary policy later this year, according to a former German central banker now chairing Switzerland's biggest bank.

How You Can Prepare for Federal Reserve Rate Hikes

How You Can Prepare for Federal Reserve Rate Hikes

Are you ready for more rate hikes?

Debt Service Coverage Ratio: Definition, How to Calculate and Examples

Debt Service Coverage Ratio: Definition, How to Calculate and Examples

The DSCR measures how well a company can service its debt with its current revenue. Here's how to calculate it.