RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Bonds

A collection of news and information related to Bonds published by this site and its partners.

Top Bonds Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Investing: Savvy market moves to make now

    Time to get in the game. After a blistering 20-percent run since last November, the market is due for a pullback -- and summer is the time of year when we often get one. Still, those who've been waiting for a big decline to commit to stocks have so far...
  • Investing: investing in bonds now

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance These are confusing times for income investors. Not so long ago, they loved bonds, which presented them with three decades of falling yields and rising prices. Last year, they hated 'em, as the Federal Reserve's talk about...
  • Investing: Focus on the Kiplinger 25: FPA Crescent

    At FPA Crescent, manager Steven Romick can invest almost anywhere in the world and in nearly any kind of asset. That includes the standard fare -- stocks, bonds and cash -- and some not-so-typical investments, including currencies and subprime home loans....
  • 2013 year in review

    Wrapping up the year in one column is tough, but let's give it a try. Although the financial industry likes to think that the center of the universe is located somewhere between lower Manhattan and the hedge fund enclave of Greenwich, CT, most of 2013 was...
  • Investing: The Kiplinger 25: One Asia fund is out, another is in

    By the time you read this, a mutual fund that was in the Kiplinger 25 for just over a year, Matthews Asia Dividend (symbol MAPIX), will have closed to most new investors. As is our custom, we are removing the fund, which returned 28.1 percent over the...
  • Back to school: Financial education: Part Two

    A recent report from the Securities Exchange Commission and the Library of Congress found that "low levels of investor literacy have serious implications for the ability of broad segments of the population to retire comfortably, particularly in an age...
  • What's a bond investor to do in era of rising rates? Floating-rate funds might be a partial answer

    Bond funds and individual bonds have not done well this year. Many investment advisors have consistently urged clients to maintain a common stock/bond ratio of 60/40. Some recommend that retirees adjust the percentage of their portfolio invested in...
  • Advice for adjusting your portfolio in the new year

    Common stocks and stock funds performed very well in 2013. If you maintained a diversified portfolio with a significant proportion in equities, you most likely had a good year. If your portfolio was heavily weighted toward traditional bonds or bond funds,...
  • How to invest $10,000 in 2012

    How would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? That's a question posed annually to a panel of investment experts. A year ago, our pundits were relatively optimistic as most suggested quality U.S. stock investments, along with some shorter-term bonds...
  • Financial literacy means financial security

    A theme I have discussed in past columns is the need for improved financial literacy. Those who lack a sound understanding of personal finance principles will likely fail to make the right decisions about saving, investing, minimizing expenses, securing...
  • Retiring? Not quite yet

    It's the worst time to retire in a generation, according to a recent analysis by Bankrate.com. The financial website looked at historical and projected yields for both stocks and bonds, interest rates and returns on annuities, as well as projected...