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Stock rally returns match late-'90s run, but valuations lag
Returns from the stock market's four-year rally match those of the late-1990s advance, but valuations are lagging. Bulls say that means there's more room to run; bears have a compelling counter argument.
It was a Monday: Bill Gross pinpoints the day the 30-year bond rally ended
Pimco fund manager says bull market peaked on April 29; Treasuries still better than cash
The Takeaway: Bernanke says the play date needs to end
Portfolio What the S&P vs Gold may say about a New Age of America. ( Charts etc ) Michael Santoli sees echoes of 1995 in the market's behavior this year. I wasn't around then, was listening to a ton of Wu-Tang in a dorm room, so I'll take his word for it. ( Unexpected Returns ) Guys, Bernanke
Gross puts money where his mouth is, boosts Treasuries to highest level since 2010
Pimco founder has been advising investors to sell riskier assets, buy government debt.
Buffett skips Apple bonds, other corporate debt
Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A), said he isn't investing in corporate debt, including Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s record offering, because yields are too low.
The Takeaway: Dow 15,000, the hard way
Portfolio Worst ETF bets of 2013 all revolve around doom and the death of the dollar and so forth. Oops! ( IndexUniverse ) How does one value Berkshire Hathaway? ( Morningstar ) Cyclicals are taking the market lead here finally as defensives cool off. ( Focus On Funds ) Dow breaks 15,000, S&P
Adviser bigwigs bracing for bond losses
Edward Jones' Jim Weddle, for one, is warning clients about risks; 'rates are being held at a very low level'
April jobs report speeds ticking of bond bomb
Pickup in hiring, drop in jobless rate pushes stocks to record high ground — and Treasuries down.
Pimco still riding 'central-bank wave'
But El-Erian says fund giant slowly taking risk off the table ahead of Fed pullback
Jeffrey Gundlach's not afraid of bonds
Fixed income manager says bond bubble is a myth, Fed policy won't lead to inflation
With Gross, Pimco adds star power to ETFs
Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC has added bond guru Bill Gross as a co-manager to its three upcoming actively managed exchange-traded funds. He was added as a co-manager to the soon-to-be-launched Pimco Real Return, Diversified Income and Low-Duration ETFs in an updated filing with the
Vanguard strategist: Bogle's bond index barb misses the point
Dickson says funds using Barclays Aggregate as benchmark are larding on the corporate debt to hike yields; 'mismatch'
Be leery of 'bondlike' claims of investment products
With clients desperately searching for yield, advisers need to be leery of the marketing claims associated with some fixed-income products, warns Bruce Kelly.
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