Junk Bonds

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3 Best Mutual Funds for Junk Bonds

If you want to buy the best mutual funds to play junk bonds, you need to find the best high-yield bond fund managers. More 

Attention, Stock Investors – The Bond Market Has a Message for You

The resolution of a disconnect in the bond market between 10- and five-year Treasuries might be the key to the second-half outlook for stocks. More 

Are High Yield Bonds Flashing a Warning for Stocks?

High-yield bonds have lost ground in the past month, even as stocks continue to trade sideways. Is this warning of a coming market correction? More 

The Worst Mutual Funds of 2014

Could the losers of the first half of 2014 be the winners of the second half? Will the poor performance continue or might the worst performing funds be bargains to buy now? What explains such under-performance? More 

The Frightening Foolishness of the Fed’s Bond Fund ‘Exit Fees’ Idea

The Federal Reserve is considering slapping exit fees on bond funds in order to prevent disorderly selling. Here's why this idea is so, so foolish. More 

State Street Pokes Pimco in the Chest, Plans New Bond ETF

Jeffrey Gundlach and DoubleLine are sticking it to reeling Bill Gross and Pimco with plans for a new bond ETF to go up against Total Return. More 

Why You Need to Sell Your High-Yield Bond ETF NOW

The downside potential far outweighs any remaining upside in high yield bonds. If you own high-yield bond ETFs such as HYG and JNK, now is the time to sell. More 

PFF: Why You Should Give Preferred Stocks Another Look

Preferred stocks and iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (PFF) offer high yields and a favorable risk-reward profile. It's time to give the PFF ETF another look. More 

It’s Time to Sell High-Yield Bonds

High-yield bonds and ETFs such as HYG and JNK, have delivered great five-year returns, but there's no longer enough return potential to offset the risks. More 

Puerto Rico Downgraded to Junk Bonds Status

Standard & Poor's has downgraded the status of Puerto Rico general obligation bonds to junk status, citing its declining liquidity and high debt. More