The Bronze-rated Hartford Total Return Bond should reward patient investors who are comfortable with its risks.
Bond markets grappled with monetary policy and political unknowns in 2018.
Sarah Bush examines some differences in the category with core funds and core-plus funds.
Bond Fund Investing
01-17-2019 16:08:24 PM ET
Esther George is the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She has held that position since 2011. Her position is an important one, but some years -- like this year -- it takes on added importance. That's because some years -- like this year -- she serves as a voting member on...
The Market at 15:17 ET10-Year: -11/32…2.784…EUR/USD: 1.1366USD/JPY: 109.75
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- -- Treasuries face selling pressure amid speculation that tariffs on imports from China could be lifted
- -- 9:15 ET: December Industrial Production (actual 0.3%; Briefing.com consensus 0.2%; prior 0.4%) and Capacity Utilization (actual 78.7%; Briefing.com consensus 78.5%; prior 78.6%)
- -- 10:00 ET: January Preliminary Michigan Consumer Sentiment (actual 90.7; Briefing.com consensus 96.0; prior 98.3)
01-10-2019 17:29:14 PM ET
The Week in Review/Week Ahead
The Federal Reserve is going to be patient with its policy approach -- so said Fed Chair Powell and some other Fed members. Additionally, Mr. Powell conceded that the Fed wouldn't hesitate to make...