Jun 5, 2013 Stocks are risky, but bonds are safe -- or so goes the stereotype. But what about bond mutual funds?
May 29, 2013 The value of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note is down, amid signs the U.S. economy is gathering strength. The yield is up to 2.14 percent, and 30-year mortgage rates are inching close to 4 percent, the highest in a year.
May 29, 2013 For a moment there, things were looking really peachy in housing.
May 24, 2013 Chances are the Dow could end up with a loss for the week. But the big story may be bonds.
May 15, 2013 The SEC meets with experts Tuesday about the alleged conflicts of interest in the bond-rating industry, after delaying new rules to deal with the issue.
May 10, 2013 Emigrants are estimated to have $400 billion in savings, and some are investing the money at home.
Apr 9, 2013 The value of the Japanese yen fell to its lowest level in four years after a huge monetary stimulus package was unveiled last week, and the effects of the stimulus are starting to be felt far away from Japan.
Apr 4, 2013 Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.