Thanks to a strong dollar and low interest rates in Europe and Japan, foreigners are buying U.S. Treasuries, which may be putting downward pressure on interest rates.
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There’s a strong bid under Treasuries, which some analysts attribute to Chinese buying. Does that mean the Fed is not in control?
JPMorgan’s Bill Eigen sees lots of risk and little return in a pricey bond market. Here’s how he’s positioning his portfolio.
Despite recent inflation fears, the interest rate forecast looks tame. Yield-starved investors should consider bonds from Brazil and Mexico.
With nearly all bond categories looking pricey, Michael Aneiro of Barron’s explains why Pimco’s Gross likes these two closed-end funds and one ETF.
Some smart investors, including Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners, think high-yield will go higher. But with yields so low, is that a risk you should take?
Michael Aneiro and Jack Otter of Barron’s explain what to look for in the nonfarm payroll report, and why the bond market is jumpy.
Yields on 30-year Treasury bonds have fallen this year, which could be a signal that economic growth will not heat up anytime soon.
Jack Hough and Jack Otter of Barron’s discuss hospital-related municipal bonds with juicy yields.