Bonds

3 Trades to Kick Off the Second Quarter

Traders should focus in on short- and medium-term trends likely to continue over the next three months. Here are three of my favorite trades to kick off Q2. More 

The 5 Biggest Stories to Watch in Q2

What catalysts and drivers will help determine this market's direction over the next few months? Here's a look at headlines to watch. More 

It’s Time to Sell High-Yield Bonds

High-yield bonds and ETFs such as HYG and JNK, have delivered great five-year returns, but there's no longer enough return potential to offset the risks. More 

Trade of the Day: MBIA Inc. (MBI)

When there’s a momentary pause in the market, it’s the perfect time for short-term covered calls. Today’s pick involves a bond insurer that blew past Q4 earnings estimates by more than 10 times. More 

Is the Bill Gross & Mohamed El-Erian Spat a Reason to Avoid Pimco Funds?

The financial press has gobbled up news of the split between Pimco's Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian. Is this turmoil a reason to avoid Pimco funds? More 

Government Overspending is Fueling Debt Boom

Swelling sovereign debt has made our Mega Investment Theme Report every month, and the beat goes on as the stubborn trend to debt continues. More 

Our 10 Yr Treasury Note Forecast Says Rough Patch Ahead

Where will the 10 Yr Treasury Note Yield End 2014? We weigh in with our expectation, and it says between 3% to 3.5%. What is your opinion? More