Bronze-rated AB Income scours the global fixed-income landscape for opportunities and employs leverage.
Lower high-yield bond issuance has helped support prices recently, but that trend may not last.
These funds can generate income and provide ballast against stock market swings in retiree portfolios.
Bond Fund Investing
06-13-2018 17:04:06 PM ET
There will be much ado about the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) having a more hawkish-minded outlook based on the changes in the policy directive and projection materials that followed the June meeting. Here is a sampling of why that perspective was hatched in the market's mind:...
The Market at 15:24 ET10-Year: -6/32…2.851…EUR/USD: 1.1714USD/JPY: 112.27
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- -- June Retail Sales (actual 0.5%; Briefing.com consensus 0.5%; prior 0.8%), Retail Sales ex-auto (actual 0.4%; Briefing.com consensus 0.3%; prior 0.9%), and July Empire Manufacturing (actual 22.6; Briefing.com consensus 21.0; prior 25.0)
- -- May Business Inventories (actual 0.4%; Briefing.com consensus 0.4%; prior 0.3%)
07-11-2018 16:46:57 PM ET
The Week in Review/Week Ahead
here is a whole lot of attention being directed these days at the flattening yield curve. It is understandable considering an inversion in the 2-10 spread has preceded every recession since 1980....