Tag: treasuries

How To Ballast A Portfolio With Bonds

How To Ballast A Portfolio With Bonds

How To Ballast A Portfolio With Bonds Russ and investment strategist Terry Simpson explain how to ballast a portfolio using fixed income, traditional “safe-haven” Treasuries not included. If January and early February performance is any guide, there’s a new normal […]

Wheeler Ruling: From AIG To Fannie Mae

Wheeler Ruling: From AIG To Fannie Mae

Wheeler Ruling: From AIG To Fannie Mae by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays This is by no means for the Fannie Mae’s the irrelevant ruling some take it to be and also by no means the slam dunk others tout it as. I’ll […]

Jeff Gundlach’s Ulta Contrarian 2015  UST Call

Jeff Gundlach’s Ulta Contrarian 2015 UST Call

Jeff Gundlach nailed this call in 2014, which almost everyone else missed, will he be right again? See the latest from the Bond King via Barron’s Per usual, Gundlach has an idiosyncratic view of where markets are headed in 2015. […]

Tempting TIPS, Falling Oil Prices

Tempting TIPS, Falling Oil Prices

Tempting TIPS, Falling Oil Prices by LPL Financial Highlights Lower inflation expectations as a result of falling oil prices have weighed on TIPS prices during the second half of 2014. TIPS underperformance has led to the lowest market-implied inflation expectations of […]

Bonds And The Fed: Lagging Long Yields

Bonds And The Fed: Lagging Long Yields

Lagging Long Yields by David Merkel, CFA of AlephBlog I’m a very intellectually curious person — I could spend most of my time researching investing questions if I had the resources to do that and that alone.  This post at the […]

levering bonds

Is Levering Bonds a Loser’s Game Today?

Is Levering Bonds a Loser’s Game Today? By Michael DePalma and Arnab Nilim, AllianceBernstein Multi-asset strategies like risk parity owe much of their popularity to their ability to navigate the global financial crisis. Lately, critics have cited levered bond returns as […]