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Bond Investing

How to Get Higher Rates on Safer Bonds

The bond market is a difficult place to earn a livable income during times of very low interest rates. The only way to earn a decent yield is to take risks on lower-quality bonds or to accept much longer maturity curves than good sense dictates.

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Get Out While You Can

One of the reasons I’ve been happily married for 17 years is my wife and I not only have complementary skills, but we like to handle different aspects of our lives. For example, she likes to cook. I don’t.

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How to Spot the Best Cheap Bonds (And Why Ratings Aren’t Enough)

In the 30 years I’ve been banging around the markets, I’ve seen a lot of blood in the streets because of panic…

>> How to Spot the Best Cheap Bonds

Tender Offers: Take the Money and Run

It isn’t often someone pays you more than they’re legally obligated to pay. But that’s exactly what’s happening more and more…

Tender Offers: Take the Money and Run

Investing in Bonds: Three Steps to Smarter Bond Investing

At our Oxford Club Chairman’s Circle conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples last week, I noted a decided optimism…

Investing in Bonds: Three Steps to Smarter Bond Investing