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Puerto Rico's residents are dealing with increasing economic hardships and a financial crisis that has resulted in the government's $72 billion debt.

U.S. investors could take a hit on Puerto Rican bonds

Jul 1, 2015
Is the island territory, with $72 billion debt, our Greece?
Posted In: Puerto Rico, bonds, municipal bonds, debt
<span>A trader point at a graphic on a computer screen in Lisbon during the auction of Portuguese Treasury Bills. <span>Portugal easily raised 750 million euros in a landmark 10-year bond issue at a sharply reduced interest rate in April 2014. <

Re-thinking the boring bond

May 12, 2015
Dissecting the bond market's "conga line of ramifications."
Posted In: bonds, U.S. Treasury, mortgage rates
Microsoft

Microsoft sells over $10 billion in bonds

Feb 10, 2015
It now has a pile of cash for things like stock buybacks or to pay off other debt.
Posted In: Microsoft, debt, investors, bonds
Outside the New York Stock Exchange.

Fallout from S&P ban could last longer than a year

Jan 21, 2015
SEC gives S&P a suspension, opening a window for its bond-rating competitors.
Posted In: Wall Street, S&P, bonds, credit agencies, credit ratings
A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

How bankers muscled ratings agencies on tobacco bonds

Dec 23, 2014
Banks pushed firms to give better ratings to companies that are now close to default.
Posted In: tobacco, bonds
Even the Fed has time for the occasional selfie.

Fed set to end its bond buying

Oct 28, 2014
But it will still keep its foot on the gas.
Posted In: Fed, bonds, bond buying, balance sheets

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.
Posted In: bonds, municipal bonds

SIB spells a way for financiers to do social good

Jul 21, 2014
SIB's, or social impact bonds, let investors do good and make money
Posted In: bonds, Goldman Sachs

Meet New Jersey’s tobacco bonds

Jun 18, 2014
Why a deal to cash out their tobacco settlement might cost New Jersey
Posted In: tobacco, bonds, new jersey

The Wrap: Keep chuggin' along

May 16, 2014
Bonds, inflation, housing: we review this week in the economy
Posted In: Housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, bonds, inflation, Timothy Geithner

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