Junk Bonds

3 Reasons to Own Bonds

To earn income, to cushion volatility and to beat stocks. Don't let false alarms about a bond bubble steer you away from these durable investments. More 

Vanguard Fund Managers Weigh in on Bonds

According to at least one Vanguard manager, bonds are now in a bubble. Therefore, stick to high-quality corporates in the current environment. More 

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 

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 

Forget Treasuries — Buy Junk Bonds Instead

Why bother with Treasuries when yields on corporate debt are higher without much additional risk? More