After a strong day for fixed-income markets, let's learn from 2008 how to play this volatility.
Watch these three ETFs for the signs that Fed support is working.
Let's review the positives and negatives of what's happening right now.
Action in a lot of these other securities only makes sense if there is a liquidity squeeze going on.
Kraft Heinz, Macy's and Renault have all recently been downgraded, and now the question must be asked: Is this the start of something bigger?
Focus on the big picture and you'll see there has never been a less favorable time to own fixed income.
Investing in these bonds requires a counter-intuitive approach, and reframing how you look at risk.
Let's look back to a year ago this month, when most investors saw volatility and a lack of liquidity; and then turn to now, as the tariff deadline looms and the VIX vs. VIX futures gap widens.
BB- and B-rated bonds have performed well lately, but CCC-rated bonds are a different story -- this divergence hasn't happened in nearly two decades and it gives clues about what to expect for 2020.
Reports of two potentially major buyouts show the risks of late-cycle corporate bond investing.