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.