Bonds

Now that June is underway, the recent recovery in unemployment and the continued surge in the stock market have managed to surprise just about everyone. These are also hard to fathom in the wake of...
Apple borrowed $8.5 billion Monday in a four-part bond deal. Why? Because right now, money is cheap.
GE is taking actions that will look like a refinancing of some debt to solidify the conglomerate's financial position.
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. The Federal Reserve, Treasury and even politicians in America have managed to forge together bailout and rescue packages to fight the COVID-19...
Here are 10 fresh credit rating actions that investors will want to consider when analyzing the finances of companies.
Most investors think of bonds as safer and less volatile than stocks. However, it turns out that municipal bonds have a lot of exposure to a bad economy.
When stock market turmoil and economic turmoil coincide into a perfect storm, it turns out that the high-yield sector in corporate bonds, municipal bonds and emerging market bonds tend to get gutted.
One of the biggest concerns in the financial markets at this time is that governments and central banks have few obvious policy tools to help keep their economies going if what was seen in China...
Long-term Treasury yields are at lows that have never been seen before, and parts of the yield curve are inverted. With a fresh case of the coronavirus in the United States, the markets are feeling...
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell under 1.50% on Friday, and the 30-year Treasury's "long bond" is now handily under 2.0%.
These four top plays make sense for those looking for a degree of safety and high current income, as all yield 6% or more.
With the Federal Reserve announcement on a decision on interest rates this week, many eyes will be focused on what is going on with Treasury yields over the coming days.
It happens from time to time that even the most respectable companies find themselves with tarnished reputations. When bad reputations come to airline makers, it’s usually after tragedy has...
24/7 Wall St. wanted to take a look at where interest rates are heading in 2020, which pertains to credit market metrics for consumers and businesses alike.
News of the trade negotiations between the United States and China going well begs the question of whether U.S. interest rates have anywhere to go but back up.