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Starved for High Yield? Wait a Little Longer

Higher-yielding areas of both the bond and equity markets have rallied hard off of their June 24 low. How long can the move in high yield continue? More 

How Long Will QE Keep the Market Buoyed?

Ben Bernanke won't change a thing for some time. That means the market has a floor, so investors should stay invested. More 

Nervous About High-Yield Bonds? You Don’t Have to Be.

Avoid the high-yield bubble via target maturity funds, which offer competitive yields with lower risk than traditional HY bond funds. More 

How Long Can High-Yield Bonds Rally?

The prolonged rally in high-yield bonds has exceeded even the most bullish expectations. What needs to happen for high yield to keep climbing from here? More 

Senior Loans: Red-Hot, But Know What You’re Getting Into

Senior loans have suddenly become the newest hot investment in bonds, if the flows into this ETF are any indication. But investors should familiarize themselves with the risks. More 

Utilities: Big Gains, But Rising Risks

The utilities sector has surged to a 15%-plus gain this year, but the group could suffer if the rally in defensive stocks peters out. More 

What Bonds’ Rolling Correction Says About the Future

The bond market is now nearly eight months past its peak, but the decline has been gradual thus far. Is this slow-motion downturn just what the Federal Reserve wants? More