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 

The Bears’ First Victory of 2013

Transports, small-caps and junk bonds all stumbled Wednesday -- a signal that caution might be warranted in the short-term. 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 

Are You as Diversified as You Think?

The markets have rebounded since the 2008 but their have been some major changes to risk asset correlation measures that investors must understand More