Fundamental research offers a guide to the risk that low oil prices pose to energy companies with high yield debt.
The importance of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index in the investment world might outweigh the attractiveness of its risk and reward profile.
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Shifting priorities for state and local municipalities is limiting new issuance of municipal bonds, data shows, and the profile of investors is changing.
We have concerns about the indirect approach of the European Central Bank as it seeks to use a weak euro to stimulate growth.
Putnam's fixed-income research finds opportunities in several sectors of the securitized market offer the potential for low correlations with other areas of the bond market.
2013 marked a watershed moment for index versus non-index sectors in fixed income. We see significant risk in the composition of the index.
The Fed may be downplaying signs of inflationary pressures that have been building in recent months.
In Europe, slow growth appears likely to continue, with some regional differentiation. Signs of strength in the south Spain is doing much better than it had been just 18...
Today, more than four years into the recovery, capital market opportunities are shifting, with conditions in credit sectors such as high-yield corporate debt becoming a bit less attractive. However,...