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Is the ‘Macro Trade’ Over?

For the first time in a long time, investors are seeing a benefit from portfolio diversification. Is this the beginning of a new trend, or just a brief interruption? More 

High-Yield Bonds: Safer Than Stocks Right Now, but Not Better

High-yield bonds might have less risk than stocks, but their upside potential is much lower. Which asset class is the better option for your next investment dollar? More 

Why Junk Is a Better Bet Now Than Stocks

It holds up better than equities in a downturn -- which is certainly coming, although most investors are too busy being fat and happy to notice. More 

The Best Bond ETFs for 2013

The keys for navigating next year's rockier fixed-income market: Think unconventionally and avoid bonds highly sensitive to interest rate movements. More 

The Fiscal Cliff’s Threat to Muni Bonds

Changes to municipal bonds' tax-exempt status may be coming, either in the form of a cap on deductibility or even its elimination. Don't panic, just be aware. More 

5 Top ETFs for Income Investors

Whether you're looking for consistent dividends over time or want to swing big for high yield, these five funds offer something for every income investor. More