Junk Bonds

4 Reasons Why It’s Safe to Buy Bonds Again

With concerns about tapering and the debt ceiling now in the rear-view mirror, there's little standing in the way of the bond market. More 

Yes, You Can Still Make Money in Bonds

The third-quarter outperformance of high-yield bonds and other credit-sensitive bond market segments might hold a clue about what's to come. More 

5 Reasons to Give Bonds Another Chance

The bond market has taken it on the chin this summer, but at this stage, bonds might offer a compelling buy for investors and traders alike. More 

Starved for High Yield? Wait a Little Longer

Higher-yielding areas of both the bond and equity markets have rallied hard off of their June 24 low. How long can the move in high yield continue? More 

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 

3 ETFs to Play Rising Bond Yields

Rising bond yields got you down? Try one of these exchange-traded funds that will survive, if not thrive, in a rising-rate environment. 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 

Don’t Abandon Bonds in Your Quest for Higher Yield

As tempting as higher-yielding securities might be for fixed-income investors, they are in no way a replacement for bonds in the totality of your portfolio. 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