4 Bond ETFs for Varying Risk Appetites

Concerning bond funds, be mindful of this adage from Warren Buffett: “Uncertainty is the friend of the buyer of long-term values.” 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 

Hot “Bonds” for Your Portfolio

When comparing bond yields to those of stocks, be careful: they are not alike nor do they carry the same risks. Here's a better way to look at the numbers 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 

Who’s Leading Who in Global Equity Markets?

One issue with using global equity markets to make forex trading decisions is figuring out which leads which. In this video I review JNK and some high beta currencies to explore just that issue. More