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 19, 2013 Tax season gives many of us a chance to review the past year and examine our investment portfolios. We've got tips on how to improve yours.
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.
Mar 28, 2013 Buy high and sell low is a sad truth for a reason. Time and again we let panic or euphoria drive our actions in the market and wind up making big, expensive mistakes.
Mar 29, 2013 The disposition effect says investors tend to "sell the winners, and hold onto the losers" for purely emotional reasons. One behavioral economist fell for the classic investment mistake.