Bonds

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.
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
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%.
Jon C. Ogg
These four top plays make sense for those looking for a degree of safety and high current income, as all yield 6% or more.
Lee Jackson
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.
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
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.
Jon C. Ogg
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.
Jon C. Ogg
While interest rates are low in the United States, Netflix is making a debt offering, partly in Europe, to capture even lower interest rates.
Jon C. Ogg
With the deficit in the United States now over $22 trillion, there may come a day when deficits and credit actually matter again.
Jon C. Ogg
The corporate spreads in U.S. corporate bonds are now low enough, on top of record-low interest rates, that companies would be foolish to ignore the opportunity to grab vast amounts of capital on the...
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of eight alternatives for Treasury and traditional bonds investors who must have income to help supplement their lives.
Jon C. Ogg
Explaining negative interest rates is arcane, almost as if it were medieval times and peasants were so desperate to protect their few coins they own from brigands and warlords that they were willing...
Jon C. Ogg
The U.S. Treasury Office of Debt Management has started to consider whether the government should issue 50-year and 100-year bonds.
Douglas A. McIntyre