Fixed Income http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Will You Get Burned by Following the Hot Money in ETFs? http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/will-you-get-burned-following-hot-money-etfs <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All too often, I see investors heading in the wrong direction en masse. Occasionally, though, active investors may be heading in the right direction. A case in point has been the flow of money into certain exchange-traded funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/will-you-get-burned-following-hot-money-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/will-you-get-burned-following-hot-money-etfs#comments ETFs Fixed Income Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:22:00 +0000 609561 at http://wealthmanagement.com What Risks are Worth Taking in the Bond Markets Now? http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-risks-are-worth-taking-bond-markets-now <div class="field-deck"> Investors may want to reconsider exposure to traditional bond risks in today’s markets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS, Kathleen Gaffney, CFA, Co-Director of Investment Grade Fixed Income Group, Eaton Vance; Investors may want to reconsider exposure to traditional bond risks in today’s markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-risks-are-worth-taking-bond-markets-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-risks-are-worth-taking-bond-markets-now#comments Investment Strategies Viewpoints Fixed Income Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:13:00 +0000 607901 at http://wealthmanagement.com alphaspirit/iStock/Thinkstock 'Go-Anywhere' Investing Transforms Volatile Emerging Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/go-anywhere-investing-transforms-volatile-emerging-markets <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> The new normal is for contagion between markets to be either absent altogether or modest and short-lived </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New types of long-term investors and flexible, "go-anywhere" investing styles are helping transform emerging markets by making the once-volatile sector less prone to the sweeping sector-wide sell-offs common in the past.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/go-anywhere-investing-transforms-volatile-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/go-anywhere-investing-transforms-volatile-emerging-markets#comments Strategies Fixed Income Mutual Funds Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:03:00 +0000 607581 at http://wealthmanagement.com Global Fund Managers Face Multi-Asset Skills Shortage http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/global-fund-managers-face-multi-asset-skills-shortage <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> More money going into funds that can invest across the range of asset classes instead of just one </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global fund management firms are struggling with a skills shortage as the industry moves toward multi-asset investing in an attempt to improve returns, a study showed on Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/global-fund-managers-face-multi-asset-skills-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/global-fund-managers-face-multi-asset-skills-shortage#comments Strategies Trending Now Fixed Income Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 603491 at http://wealthmanagement.com vaeenma/iStock/Thinkstock No Ladder Required http://wealthmanagement.com/durable-portfolios/no-ladder-required <div class="node-body article-body">For decades, laddered portfolios – where individual bonds are “laddered” to progressively longer maturities – have been used by many investors in their fixed-income portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/durable-portfolios/no-ladder-required" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/durable-portfolios/no-ladder-required#comments Durable Portfolios Fixed Income Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:48:00 +0000 599711 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bonds Aren’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why. http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why <div class="node-body blog-body">A lot of smart people are betting on rising interest rates. But Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, says it’s a terrible, terrible bet. Here’s why bonds aren’t dead yet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why#comments Blogs ETFs Fixed Income Yield of Dreams Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:02:00 +0000 593701 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=Chris+Harvey&amp;family=Creative" style="font-size: 13px;">Chris Harvey</a>/<span style="font-size: 13px;">Hemera/ThinkStock</span></p> Fixed Income Investors: Let's Talk About Duration Extension http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/fixed-income-investors-lets-talk-about-duration-extension <div class="field-byline"> Ion Dan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Ion Dan, Senior Structured Product Analyst and Trader, Delaware Investments; Issuance trends — the emergence of new sectors and their underlying duration and concentration profiles — have shaped the index since its inception. However, let’s focus on the more-recent evolution of the index.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/fixed-income-investors-lets-talk-about-duration-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/fixed-income-investors-lets-talk-about-duration-extension#comments Investment Viewpoints Fixed Income Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:50:00 +0000 592121 at http://wealthmanagement.com Adam Radosavljevic/iStock/Thinkstock An Advisor’s Guide to Peer-to-Peer Investing http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/advisor-s-guide-peer-peer-investing <div class="field-deck"> The Internet is doing away with banks as intermediaries, bringing pools of borrowers together with individual investors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new consumer lending platforms are attracting more professionally managed money as investors look to fixed income alternatives. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/advisor-s-guide-peer-peer-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/advisor-s-guide-peer-peer-investing#comments Investment Alternative Investments Technology Fixed Income Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 591281 at http://wealthmanagement.com Illustration by Gary Taxali Mid-Year Check Up: Ten Reasons to Consider Closed-End Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/mid-year-check-ten-reasons-consider-closed-end-funds <div class="field-byline"> Alison DuPont </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While advisors are increasingly recommending closed-end funds, a major roadblock is a lack of investor understanding</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/mid-year-check-ten-reasons-consider-closed-end-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/mid-year-check-ten-reasons-consider-closed-end-funds#comments Investment Strategies Fixed Income Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:43:00 +0000 588421 at http://wealthmanagement.com Jupiterimages, Creatas Images/Model released/Thinkstock Fighting the Bond Bears http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/fighting-bond-bears <div class="field-deck"> Rates can only go in one direction—up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the broader market runs to short-term bonds and cash, some contrarian managers are keeping the faith in longer-term debt. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/fighting-bond-bears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/fighting-bond-bears#comments Investment Fixed Income Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:54:00 +0000 588401 at http://wealthmanagement.com