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Bond Investing

Keep an Eye on Your Effective Duration

Effective durations suggest that lower credit-quality bonds may have an advantage over their highly rated peers.

Reading Between the Lines of Last Week’s Fed Meeting

Reading between the lines of the Fed’s meeting last week can offer investors insight into the bond market’s next move.

Is This the Beginning of the End?

Bond investors may be tempted by the stellar performance of popular FAANG tech stocks, but they shouldn’t abandon their stable bond holdings.

Is It Time for an Energy Sector Rally?

Investors can profit by looking to bonds in the energy sector.

My Market Outlook for 2020

Market trends from the past give investors clues to the years ahead – and reasons to prepare their portfolios.

A Dirty Little Secret About Bond Funds

A former bond fund manager shares his recipe for success – and how individual investors can trounce managed funds in the market.

Why I’m So Excited to Come Aboard

A former bond portfolio manager shares how his experience prepared him to help small investors profit.

This Bond Is a Trap – and the Pros Should Know Better

Savvy bond investing often means taking a skeptical stance when it comes to too-good-to-be-true offers.