Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF
Is the Current Sell-Off a Blip—or the Start of a Downtrend?
Whether the recent sell-off in the bond and stock markets is just a blip or the beginning of a sustained downward rally will depend on the upcoming US economic data.
Will Jackson Hole in 2017 Be the Beginning of the End of Monetary Accommodation?
This year’s theme for the annual Jackson Hole Symposium is “Fostering a Dynamic Global Economy.”
Should We Be Worried about Greenspan’s Bond Market Warning?
Greenspan cites rapid inflation growth as the reason for a bond market collapse. But the markets and Fed officials think otherwise.
Will Rate Hikes Speed Up in the Trump Administration?
If you look at the Republican Party’s stance on monetary policy in general and the Federal Reserve’s in particular, you might assume that the pace of rate hikes is going to pick up.
Richard Bernstein: Be Safe on Your Quest for Safety
After expressing his thoughts on the Baby Boomer generation’s having become risk-averse, Richard Bernstein moved on to the topic of the safety of “safe” investments.
Why Were Fed Policymakers Worried about Clear Communication?
The credibility of the Federal Reserve was a concern raised by some policymakers at the September FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting.
Richard Bernstein Discusses the Risk of Seeking Safety
In his July 2016 Insights newsletter, Richard Bernstein stated, “Safe investments are safe until everyone wants them.”
Bill Gross Talks about Compressed ‘Carry’ in Financial Markets
In his latest monthly investment outlook for June 2016, bond market veteran Bill Gross talked about “carry” in financial markets.