Fixed Income

Most of the time, I don't get a good answer to that question.

Starbucks Improves Real Money Pro($)

The bullish action today extends the rally off this month's lows to over 7%.

Quick Hits on Bonds Real Money Pro($)

My thoughts on employment, closed-end munis, Puerto Rico and more.
But this will have little to do with tapering.
A bond fund's high yield means nothing if its price falls by the same amount.
There is no reason for heightened market volatility if the Fed conforms to expectations.
I just don't see the risk in the mREIT sector.
Treasuries have held up remarkably well in the face of higher equity prices.

Going to Puerto Rico for Yield Real Money Pro($)

The island's bonds have staged an impressive turnaround, for good reason.

BOJ Shows Expectations Matter Real Money Pro($)

What can the rest of the world learn from Japan's monetary policy?

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