Bonds

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin These 15 funds are the cheapest in their categories for short-term speculations.  Shutterstock Owning a bond fund is one way to bet on a decline in interest rates. The table ranks the cheapest exchange-traded funds for three-month holding costs on a $10,000 investment. 3-month Holding Cost*
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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s deputy chief of staff, Cris Johnston, is taking over as director of the state’s Office of Management and budget, effective June 30. Johnston will replace Micah Vincent, who is leaving the position for the private sector to become vice president of strategy at The Heritage Group in Indianapolis. Cris Johnston will
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(Photo by Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images) The trend is your friend is an investment adage that is usually associated with short term traders, employing technical analysis or other momentum strategies. It can also apply to thematic investors seeking to identify mega-trends that will last decades. These are trends so clearly in place, it is
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve. The future actions of the Fed will have a key impact on bond markets. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg We’re now firmly into a rising interest rate cycle in the U.S. With several bond metrics approaching extreme levels relative to recent history, here are a few things to be aware of, and
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With Memorial Day and the unofficial start to the summer approaching, the municipal bond market continues to dance to the same old song. The asset class of muni bonds just seemingly keeps chugging along, and three constants are fueling the fire — huge inflows, super strong demand and insignificant issuance, according to Jim Colby, senior
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The weekly average yield to maturity of The Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, dropped to 3.75% from 3.78% the week before. The Bond Buyer’s 20-bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields sank six basis points to 3.57% from 3.63% the week before. It is at its
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