Short-term bonds currently offer attractive yields with modest interest-rate risk.
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Lower high-yield bond issuance has helped support prices recently, but that trend may not last.
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 15:23 ET10-Year: +8/32…2.843…EUR/USD: 1.1644USD/JPY: 112.45
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- -- Dollar Index seeks fresh 2018 high
- -- Weekly Initial Claims (actual 207K; Briefing.com consensus 220K; prior 215K), Continuing Claims (actual 1751K; prior 1739K), and July Philadelphia Fed (actual 25.7; Briefing.com consensus 22.0; prior 19.9)
- -- June Leading Indicators (actual 0.5%; Briefing.com consensus 0.4%; prior 0.2%)
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....