Yes, You Can Still Make Money in Bonds

The third-quarter outperformance of high-yield bonds and other credit-sensitive bond market segments might hold a clue about what's to come. More 

Muni Bonds’ Appeal Has Just Gotten Broader

Municipal bonds now offer extremely attractive after-tax yields even for those in the 25% and 28% tax brackets. How will this impact the outlook for munis? More 

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