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 

Another Reason to Worry About Junk Bonds

If your high-yield debt has a payment-in-kind feature, run like hell. These bonds allow the issuer to repay with more debt, rather than cash. More 

Buying Bond Funds? It’s the Arithmetic, Stupid

While most bond market segments have delivered outstanding gains in the past year, it will be almost impossible for bonds to repeat that feat in the year ahead. More 

Gold: The All-Weather Investment for the Next 3 Years

Whether or not quantitative easing works, gold could shine. Here's why it's so attractive relative to other asset classes. More 

Beware ‘Chicken’ Equity Trades: Junk Bonds

Junk bonds are good bets, but some advisers are jumping in for all the wrong reasons. More 

How Much Higher Can Junk Bonds Go?

The market sure looks frothy -- with high-yield bonds returning 12.2% so far this year. But the fact remains that safety doesn't pay these days. More 

Should you Follow Fund Managers Chasing Returns?

Remember when you were a child and did something just because everyone else was doing it? Fund managers never learned from their childhood and often just follow. More