2019 Is the Year of the Debt Diet

2019 Is the Year of the Debt Diet

Fear-mongering over risk of BBB credits was immensely exaggerated and hurt many people's returns.

Big Banks Are Prepping For Slowdown, But Their Bonds May Offer Healthy Returns

Big Banks Are Prepping For Slowdown, But Their Bonds May Offer Healthy Returns

U.S. banks are quietly making plans to protect themselves from a slowing domestic economy, potentially giving investors the chance to profit from some of the very bonds that many bank bosses resisted issuing when regulators overhauled the sector in the wake of the global financial crisis.

Economist Perspective: Rates and Brexit Endgame

Economist Perspective: Rates and Brexit Endgame

Brexit Enters Crucial Final Phase.

The Fed, Economic Data and What to Expect From Friday's Jobs Report

The Fed, Economic Data and What to Expect From Friday's Jobs Report

Economic signs point to slower growth, not a recession, in 2019.

How Do Bonds Work?

How Do Bonds Work?

Bonds are one of the building blocks of our marketplace. Understand how bonds work and how you can identify a quality bond to invest in.

Chart: The U.S. Bond Market Is a Tug of War

Chart: The U.S. Bond Market Is a Tug of War

With the U.S. economy decelerating and central banks halting asset purchases, there's something for buyers and sellers of U.S. bonds.

Why Investors Should Watch the Yield on the 5-Year Treasury Note

Why Investors Should Watch the Yield on the 5-Year Treasury Note

Despite what you think about today's markets and the Fed, interest rates have always mattered.

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.