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Investors Flock to Treasuries as Yields Drop to Lowest Since '12
Treasuries surged, pushing yields to the lowest in more than three years, as a persistent rout in global financial markets pushed investors into the safest assets.
"There is a de-anchoring of inflation expectations occurring, and this affects how risk-takers are operating in any market that is sensitive to inflation expectations," says a leading market watcher. Read More »
A FINRA panel ordered the wirehouse to pay a client $95,000 for losses relating to bonds issued by the island commonwealth. By contrast, UBS says it faces more than $1 billion in similar claims. Read More »
Advisors may want to stop clients from rushing into this investment during uncertain times, even as it starts to regain lost ground. Read More »
Advisors are making portfolio changes, telling the TD Ameritrade sentiment survey they are worried about rising rates, among other concerns. Read More »
The biggest U.S. investors suggest caution on bond returns as the Fed raises rates Read More »
Most forecasters at this time last year were anticipating a faster pace of Federal Reserve tightening to send yields higher. Instead, yields stayed low as inflation held in check. Read More »
Higher interest rates will be a welcome relief for retirees who live on income from bonds, CDs and money market funds; Plus, clients should not assume their former employers will manage their 401(k) assets after they resign. Read More »
With the decade-long wait for higher U.S interest rates finally ended, investors are piling into the dollar. Read More »
The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be "gradual" and in line with previous projections. Read More »
An anticipated rate hike has led some advisors to rethink fixed-income allocations. Read More »
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she is increasingly confident that the economy is growing sufficiently to achieve labor-market improvement and higher inflation, laying the groundwork for a December interest-rate increase if data hold up. Read More »
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans admits he "would prefer to have more confidence" that inflation is actually on the rise before voting to raise rates. Read More »
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