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How investors get yield wrong and how dangerous that can be
Three principles that can help advisers manage yield responsibly for clients.
December looking more likely for Fed rate hike
Breakfast with Benjamin: Ground Control to Major Yellen. Commencing countdown, engines on. The Fed's October meeting minutes stress a potential December liftoff for rates.
How ETFs can help mitigate the impact of market bubbles
Emphasizing defense and true diversification in ETF choices can provide protection.
Pimco loses another crown, this one for emerging markets bonds
Breakfast with Benjamin: The money manager has lost the emerging-markets bond crown when ill-timed bets drove investors out the door to the tune of 62%.
Financial markets brace for fallout from the Paris terror attacks
Breakfast with Benjamin: The financial markets are likely to be swept up in the immediate unrest following Friday's terror attacks in Paris.
Bond ETFs can help clients navigate rising rates
Three ways advisers can utilize bond ETFs to ride out whatever waves the Fed's long-deferred action might kick up.
Beyond Fed's (all but certain) rate hike
Markets are expected to experience some immediate, but short-term, volatility if the Federal Reserve decides to raise interest rates in December.
Want high-yield exposure? Forget ETFs
If you have a short-term view on high yield, an exchange-traded fund might be right for you. But if you want long-term exposure, ETFs are a terrible choice.
The apolitical Fed is becoming a political target
Breakfast with Benjamin: Even though it's designed and expected to be apolitical, the Federal Reserve is becoming a popular target of political attacks.
December rate increase would be rough on stocks and bonds, Gundlach says
Hike could potentially drive up the value of the dollar to the point where it weakens the economy, fund manager says.
Investors, bond market warm to December rate increase
Comments from Fed chair Janet Yellen and solid October jobs report has futures traders betting on sooner rather than later hike.
Jobs report has the bond market on edge
Breakfast with Benjamin: The specific things to watch for in today's jobs report that could influence the Fed's decision on interest rates.
Ex-Ameriprise adviser gets 7 years in the slammer for bilking clients
Breakfast with Benjamin: Susan Elizabeth Walker was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for taking over $1 million from clients' accounts.