Fixed Income http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Investors Shift Focus To Shape Of Global Yield Curves http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/investors-shift-focus-shape-global-yield-curves <div class="field-byline"> Bradley Krom </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the shape of global yield curve is generally relegated to the purview of fixed income strategists and economists, many are now starting to take note of not only the level of interest rates, but also their relative slope.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/investors-shift-focus-shape-global-yield-curves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/investors-shift-focus-shape-global-yield-curves#comments Income Investing Strategy Fixed Income Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:06:00 +0000 1333831 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Saft on Wealth: Savers' Fault Is In R-Star http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-savers-fault-r-star <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The neutral interest rate to keep the economy in balance, R-star, is in hot debate among economists and central bankers as secular stagnation seems to have driven it lower.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-savers-fault-r-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-savers-fault-r-star#comments Fixed Income Asset Management Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:19:00 +0000 1332811 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images What The Fed And BOJ Decisions Mean For Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/what-fed-and-boj-decisions-mean-markets <div class="node-body article-body">No surprises here. Both the Fed and BOJ did exactly what everyone expected them to.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/what-fed-and-boj-decisions-mean-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/what-fed-and-boj-decisions-mean-markets#comments Macro/Market Outlook Equities Fixed Income Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:54:00 +0000 1333121 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Vanguard Says Avoid ‘Heroics’ and Face Up to Low-Yielding World http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/vanguard-says-avoid-heroics-and-face-low-yielding-world <div class="node-body article-body">Investors should avoid the lure of riskier assets, save their money and get comfortable with lower returns over the coming years, according to top strategists at Vanguard Group Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/vanguard-says-avoid-heroics-and-face-low-yielding-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/vanguard-says-avoid-heroics-and-face-low-yielding-world#comments Fixed Income Asset Management Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:05:00 +0000 1331531 at http://wealthmanagement.com Reckoning Comes for U.S. Pension Funds as Investment Returns Lag http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/reckoning-comes-us-pension-funds-investment-returns-lag <div class="field-byline"> Elizabeth Campbell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The $1.9 trillion shortfall in U.S. pension funds is poised to grow as near record-low bond yields and stock-market turmoil reduce investment gains, increasing pressure on governments to put more money into the retirement systems.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/reckoning-comes-us-pension-funds-investment-returns-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/reckoning-comes-us-pension-funds-investment-returns-lag#comments Fixed Income Asset Management Retirement Planning Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:29:00 +0000 1329941 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Max Whittaker, Getty Images BOJ Meeting Shows Stocks 'Want' To Go Up: Bullish http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/boj-meeting-shows-stocks-want-go-bullish <div class="node-body article-body">The BOJ announced that they will buy bonds with the target of keeping the 10 year yield at 0%</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/boj-meeting-shows-stocks-want-go-bullish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/boj-meeting-shows-stocks-want-go-bullish#comments Macro/Market Outlook Fixed Income Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:17:00 +0000 1329551 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images Yield Chasers Beware, Junk Bonds Are Extremely Overvalued http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/yield-chasers-beware-junk-bonds-are-extremely-overvalued <div class="node-body article-body">Junk bonds had a rough ride late last year and earlier this year, but have since put in outstanding performance as the panic faded and a more benign environment set in. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/yield-chasers-beware-junk-bonds-are-extremely-overvalued" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/yield-chasers-beware-junk-bonds-are-extremely-overvalued#comments Macro/Market Outlook Fixed Income Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:12:00 +0000 1329261 at http://wealthmanagement.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock The Sun Also Rises: The Long-Term Reflation Trade Will Outperform http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/sun-also-rises-long-term-reflation-trade-will-outperform <div class="node-body article-body">Recently there have been some signs of the long-sought-after reflation, suggesting (yet again) that the great bond bull market may finally be over.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/sun-also-rises-long-term-reflation-trade-will-outperform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/sun-also-rises-long-term-reflation-trade-will-outperform#comments Macro/Market Outlook Fixed Income Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:46:00 +0000 1327431 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Matt Cardy, Getty Images Bond Traders Trap Fed in No-Win Situation as Rate Decision Looms http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-traders-trap-fed-no-win-situation-rate-decision-looms <div class="field-byline"> Brian Chappatta </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For all the talk that central banks have taken over financial markets, the paralysis gripping the Federal Reserve over upsetting bond traders sure makes it seem as if it’s the other way around.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-traders-trap-fed-no-win-situation-rate-decision-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-traders-trap-fed-no-win-situation-rate-decision-looms#comments Fixed Income Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:13:00 +0000 1325861 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>There is little conviction among traders that the Federal Reserve will upset the status quo.</p> Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images The Many Definitions Of Market Timing http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/many-definitions-market-timing <div class="field-byline"> Ronald Surz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's no denying that bond markets are being manipulated, and no one knows what the final outcome will be.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/many-definitions-market-timing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/many-definitions-market-timing#comments Macro/Market Outlook Fixed Income Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:26:00 +0000 1323401 at http://wealthmanagement.com