Given that tighter financial conditions are on the horizon, high-yield bonds may not be as attractive as they have been over the past few years. We look at four factors that indicate it may be especially prudent to proceed with caution when it comes to high-yield bonds.
May 6, 2022

Prices have fallen sharply, creating an opportunity for income-oriented investors who can ride out the volatility. Investors should understand the risks, however.
March 24, 2022

Preferred securities’ higher yields may be appealing, but they almost always come with additional risks.
February 24, 2022

If the Federal Reserve hikes rates, investment-grade floating-rate note yields may rise—but there are pros and cons to investing in them.
January 25, 2022

TIPS can be a buffer against long-term inflation, but TIPS investing isn’t always straightforward. Here are answers to frequently asked questions.
December 7, 2021

Coupon income, not price appreciation, likely will be the main driver of total returns.
November 23, 2021

For yield-seeking investors willing to take additional risk, bank loans may be more attractive than high-yield bonds today.
August 6, 2021

The pace of inflation—from below 2% to greater than 4%—has a big impact on the performance of various asset classes.
May 6, 2021