Fixed Income http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Bond Bull Market Likely To Continue http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-bull-market-likely-continue <div class="node-body article-body">The bond market has been in a bull phase since 1981. In 1981, the 10-year bond yielded 15.3%. Now, 34 years later, the yield has fallen to 2.3%, a fall of 1,300 basis points. Not only did the yields go down, the inflation rate is in a downtrend too. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-bull-market-likely-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-bull-market-likely-continue#comments Macro/Market Outlook Fixed Income Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:38:00 +0000 982241 at http://wealthmanagement.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Bill Gross: Fed Tightening Cycle Could Create Self-Inflicted Financial Instability http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/bill-gross-fed-tightening-cycle-could-create-self-inflicted-financial-instability <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Ablan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bond guru Bill Gross, who has long called for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, said on Wednesday that U.S. central bankers may have missed their window of opportunity to hike rates earlier this year and normalizing them now could create "self-inflicted financial instability."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/bill-gross-fed-tightening-cycle-could-create-self-inflicted-financial-instability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/bill-gross-fed-tightening-cycle-could-create-self-inflicted-financial-instability#comments Markets People Fixed Income Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:47:00 +0000 981891 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images Where Can I Find Safe Income For Retirement? http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/where-can-i-find-safe-income-retirement <div class="node-body article-body">You don't want to rely on ever seeing another paycheck. You want a steady income. But you demand safety - the lowest possible chance of a permanent impairment of capital.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/where-can-i-find-safe-income-retirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/where-can-i-find-safe-income-retirement#comments ETFs/Editor's Picks Strategies Fixed Income Retirement Planning Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:45:00 +0000 981651 at http://wealthmanagement.com Aleutie/iStock/Thinkstock China's New Currency Regime Creates Ripple Effect In U.S. Treasury Market http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/chinas-new-currency-regime-creates-ripple-effect-us-treasury-market <div class="field-byline"> Rob Waldner, Chief Strategist, and Ray Uy, Head of Macro Research, Invesco Fixed Income </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Markets are calm-on the surface-but there may be more turmoil lurking underneath</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/chinas-new-currency-regime-creates-ripple-effect-us-treasury-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/chinas-new-currency-regime-creates-ripple-effect-us-treasury-market#comments Income Investing Strategy Fixed Income Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:51:00 +0000 980261 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images Pimco CIO: Sept. Fed Rate Hike No Longer 'Base Case' For firm http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/pimco-cio-sept-fed-rate-hike-no-longer-base-case-firm <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Ablan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pimco Group Chief Investment Officer Dan Ivascyn said a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in September is no longer the Newport Beach, California company's base-case scenario.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/pimco-cio-sept-fed-rate-hike-no-longer-base-case-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/pimco-cio-sept-fed-rate-hike-no-longer-base-case-firm#comments Markets Fixed Income Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:17:00 +0000 977151 at http://wealthmanagement.com Green Bonds Grow Up http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/green-bonds-grow <div class="node-body article-body">Bonds issued to fund environmentally friendly infrastructure projects are exciting more investor interest. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/green-bonds-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/green-bonds-grow#comments Strategies Fixed Income Mutual Funds Asset Management Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 974161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Illustration: Jurgen Ziewe/Getty Images High-Grade CDS Index Widens Amid Rout http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/high-grade-cds-index-widens-amid-rout <div class="field-byline"> Davide Scigliuzzo and Paul Kilby </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The credit default swap index tracking investment-grade US corporate bonds hit two-year wides on Monday amid a rout in equities, commodities and the US dollar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/high-grade-cds-index-widens-amid-rout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/high-grade-cds-index-widens-amid-rout#comments Fixed Income Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:48:00 +0000 973941 at http://wealthmanagement.com lukas_zb/iStock/Thinkstock Puerto Rico's Economy, Fiscal Struggles Threaten Its Universities - S&P http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/puerto-ricos-economy-fiscal-struggles-threaten-its-universities-sp <div class="field-byline"> Jessica DiNapoli </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Puerto Rico's faltering economy and dire fiscal situation pose a threat to its universities, including the University of Puerto Rico, whose rating was already downgraded in June, according to Standard &amp; Poor's.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/puerto-ricos-economy-fiscal-struggles-threaten-its-universities-sp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/puerto-ricos-economy-fiscal-struggles-threaten-its-universities-sp#comments Markets Fixed Income Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:20:00 +0000 972161 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. Banks Moved Billions in Trades Beyond CFTC's Reach http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-banks-moved-billions-trades-beyond-cftcs-reach <div class="field-byline"> Charles Levinson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This spring, traders and analysts working deep in the global swaps markets began picking up peculiar readings: Hundreds of billions of dollars of trades by U.S. banks had seemingly vanished.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-banks-moved-billions-trades-beyond-cftcs-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-banks-moved-billions-trades-beyond-cftcs-reach#comments Markets Fixed Income Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:09:00 +0000 972641 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>A loophole in interest rate swap rules the banks won from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has moved the controversial products overseas, where regulations are more lenient.</p> Copyright Carl Court, Getty Images "Go Anywhere" Bond Funds Pose Risks That Investors Can't See http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/go-anywhere-bond-funds-pose-risks-investors-cant-see <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Toonkel and Jennifer Ablan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the Federal Reserve expected by many to begin increasing interest rates next month, investors will be looking to the managers of unconstrained bond funds for protection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/go-anywhere-bond-funds-pose-risks-investors-cant-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/go-anywhere-bond-funds-pose-risks-investors-cant-see#comments Fixed Income Asset Management Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:24:00 +0000 971011 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Oli Scarff, Getty Images