Bonds

3 Better Bond Funds Than Pimco Total Return

Some bond funds are beating the pants off Bill Gross's Pimco Total Return, which just swallowed its 13th straight month of outflows. More 

Here’s Where You Can Still Find Yield in 2014

Interest rates are really low and there's not a lot of places to find yield, however you can still find income if you know where to look. More 

Why You Need to Sell Your High-Yield Bond ETF NOW

The downside potential far outweighs any remaining upside in high yield bonds. If you own high-yield bond ETFs such as HYG and JNK, now is the time to sell. More 

Financials Flirting With Breakdown: 7 Charts to Watch

Financial stocks are exhibiting strong fundamentals, but these seven stock charts are telling a different story about the outlook for financials. More 

Hold That Button Before You Buy Consumer Staples for Safety (XLP)

Consumer staples have rallied and outpaced the S&P 500 in 2014. But with valuations rich, how long can the rally in consumer staples, and XLP, continue? More 

What the Bond Market Rally Says About Growth – and Stocks

With the 10-year Treasury yield at 2.5%, the bond market has rallied as far as it can before investors need to begin worrying about the economic outlook. More 

The One Reason a Stock Market Crash Simply Won’t Happen

Everyone loves making headlines predicting the next stock market crash, but they apparently don't like being right. The Fed's near-zero rate policy ensures that the bull market can continue for at least another year. More 

VIDEO: Is the Bond Market Sending a Warning Sign?

Treasury bonds have fallen in 2014, which might be a warning signal for the rest of the market. More 

Wall Street Says Weak Economic Growth Isn’t Just a Blip

Weak first quarter economic growth was supposed to be a weather-related blip. So why are some key indicators showing no sign a second-half recovery is in the cards? More 

3 Signs the Economy Is Still Hurting

If you need more reasons to worry that we can't chalk up all of the economy's softness to the winter weather ... well, here you go. More