The bear clearly has the upper hand, though that doesn't mean it isn't worth stalking bullish reversals in both asset classes.
These CEFs invested in diversified areas offer reliable streams of income and attractive yields.
The iShares 20+Year Treasury Bond ETF and Invesco QQQ Trust serve as examples of why to follow that advice.
I didn't think stocks could do as well as they did, on close to a -1% GDP print, so let's try to figure out why and look at some specific areas to invest or avoid.
Here's my view on the chance of a recession, rate hikes and liquidity.
And it isn't much easier to know when to sell in this market, either.
Municipal bonds are cheap by almost any measure and they are an asset class that seems oversold at this point.
Amid chatter of inflation and recession, something strange is happening with the yield curve. Let's see what it could be telling us and what other signs (hint: housing) to watch.
Here are ideas for where to put your money with a bunch of ETFs that offer options along the risk spectrum.
Here's why I suggest steering your portfolio to value, to dividends, to low-multiple and easily understood companies.
The economy right now appears stronger than it was 2018, and therefore should soon push yields higher than what persisted back then. Here's my case.
Here's why as the 'ARKK' has trouble keeping afloat, I've got my eyes on these bond ETFs and other funds.
That's a question I get asked a lot. So, let's dig in.
Dividend stocks are swell, but for those willing to take on risk there are other options.
The themes involve inflation, fiscal stimulus, cryptocurrency and whether we're at peak growth.
The belief that a lot of companies will adopt bitcoin on their balance sheets is heavily overstated.
Thoughts and observations on Treasuries and the direction of interest rates.
It was all 'fun and games' when the long end of the yield curve was rising, but when the 5-year Treasury yield started to move higher, that caught the Fed's attention.
Three things tell me not only isn't there a bubble, but we actually might see a near-term bounce from a trading perspective.
Cyber hacking, Covid mutations and other pressures are weighing on the market -- so this is what to do now.
When I was started at Goldman Sachs 38 years ago, I was schooled on bonds vs. stocks. The tables, however, have turned.
Be very careful using bonds as a hedge here against your equity position.
The 10-year Treasury yield had its largest single-day rise since June 5, and here's what the current sell-off could be telling us.
The Pershing Square founder's talk on CNBC of shorting high-yield bonds should be taken with a grain of salt.
The rally Monday seemed to please few; also, let's check in on that thick-lined Nasdaq channel chart and HYG.
But what can we expect from this program, what kinds of bonds should benefit, and is the Fed setting us up for disappointment?
The European Union has unveiled a historic proposal to fund fiscal stimulus through a common bond issuance, and it could mean real competition for the U.S. Treasuries.
Retail investors have been outperforming hedge fund managers and institutions, though the verdict is still out on whether the party will last.
The Treasury completed its first auction of a 20-year bond since Ronald Reagan was president and the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its April meeting, so let's dig in.
Those chasing returns in credit need to be aware of what the Fed is and isn't trying to achieve, so let's dig in.