Tag: 10-Year Treasury yield

Perceived Versus Real Risk Tolerance

Perceived Versus Real Risk Tolerance

Investment entities, both people and institutions, often say one thing and mean another with respect to risk.  They can keep a straight face with respect to minor market gyrations.  But major market changes leading to the possible or actual questioning […]

Classic Drivers Of Bond Yields Push Higher

Classic Drivers Of Bond Yields Push Higher

Classic Drivers Of Bond Yields Push Higher by LPL Financial Key Takeaways Better economic growth and higher inflation expectations are driving confidence in the trajectory of the global economy. Lower yields and lingering price pressures still point to a very […]

The Wild Ride Of High-Quality Bonds

The Wild Ride Of High-Quality Bonds

The Wild Ride Of High-Quality Bonds by LPL Financial Key Takeaways January 2015 was the best month for high-quality bonds since December 2008. In February 2015, high-quality bonds posted their worst monthly performance since June 2013 and the taper tantrum […]

Rising Rates And REITs Returns

Rising Rates And REITs Returns

Rising Rates and REITs Return by Arthur Hurley, CFA, ColumbiaManagement While REITs typically demonstrate some interest rate sensitivity and sometimes have a “knee-jerk” reaction down when rates first move up, performance has often rebounded. An improving economy has the potential […]