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?
As the debt markets sit in a moment of complacency, here's why you should check the balance sheet rundown on each stock you own.
From bonds to energy to emerging markets, an examination of what might be hot and what might not.
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.
With Beijing amassing military hardware on Hong Kong's doorstep, it's worth counting the cost if the People's Liberation Army 'liberates' the city from pro-democracy protesters.
The catalyst for equities is now out of the bag, it is just a matter of finding companies with that catalyst before everyone catches on.
The bulls are not deterred by a downtrend in NFLX shares on Thursday..
This is why rates rose the day the Fed made such strongly dovish comments, and how you should manage your fixed income portfolio in response.
Here's what we could hear and how it would impact the debt and equity markets.
Why I believe it's time to take profits and reduce risk.
My 'Hopium/Doomium' model has stood the test of time.
From the Fed's perspective, wage growth doesn't matter anymore.
Tesla's CEO is encountering an experienced jurist on Thursday.
The entertainment giant's mounting debt load is giving analysts pause about the potential of its share price.
Here is some advice on what we can expect next from the Trump administration -- and how to position your portfolio for these wild swings.
The evidence that inflation Is slowing Is mostly circumstantial.
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF outperformed Diamond Hill Corporate Credit Fund, so why take the latter's risk?
From overweighting dividend stocks to avoiding high-yield bonds, this is how I'm playing things here.
Four steps income investors should take now, as Presidents Trump and Xi will likely play nice.
A bearishly biased out-of-the-money long put 'shooter' expiring in January.
A bearishly biased, out of the money vertical put spread expiring in October.
Income-seeking investors are best served focusing on total return, not just income.
This is a bearish trade on the high yield bonds ETF.
The fear of interest rate hikes was only the catalyst that blew up the short volatility trade.
On Tuesday, bond traders started to come out of their caves and make markets.
Securitizing eurozone debt would get around Germany's opposition to joint bonds.
I prefer a bearish trade on the junk bonds ETF.
Here's why I believe a bond selloff and yield overshoot is possible in 2018.
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