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Investors pile into bond ETFs ... at the wrong time
Investors bought exchange-traded bond funds in February at the fastest pace in four months, just in time for the biggest market selloff since 2013.U.S.-listed bond funds grew by $13.7 billion, the most since October, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Blame oil for the reversal of fortune
Fed Vice Chair Fischer says rate hike most likely June or September
Federal Vice Chairman Fischer says the central bank is most likely to raise interest rates in June or September, although economic developments might warrant different timing for liftoff.
Obama's proposed budget lets unemployed workers drain their retirement savings
Breakfast with Benjamin: The president's 2016 budget lets workers tap into their 401(k)s penalty-free once unemployment runs out.
Bill Gross a victim of the plunge in oil prices
Manager's $1.46 billion fund at Janus hit by investments in debt issued by U.S., Russian and Brazilian energy companies.
The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep
Breakfast with Benjamin: The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep, with inflation clarity coming soon.
Yellen and the Fed not swaying advisers
Uncertainty about when the central bank will begin to raise interest rates has advisers sticking to their fixed-income guns.
Is OPEC about to flinch and cut oil production?
Breakfast with Benjamin: OPEC might be rethinking their strategy of flooding the market with oil to crush the fracking industry.
Money market reforms force advisers to rethink risk
SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White said reforms would “fundamentally change” funds. She was right.
Here's how stocks will react to rising interest rates
For investors worried about how stocks will react to rising interest rates, last week's trading may provide some guidance. To wit: Following the biggest one-week jump in 10-year Treasury yields in more than a year, investors are selling the highest-yielding companies in the S&P 500.
Consumers are saving at the gas pump but not spending at the mall
Breakfast with Benjamin: Retail sales are not supposed to slump when gas prices are low, so where's that money going? Plus: Larry Summers advises the Fed against hiking rates, how to use good food to attract new clients, and rich people get another cool perk just for being rich.
Wealthy investors loving U.S. stocks
Investors continue to see domestic stocks as the best thing going: Legg Mason survey.
Bill Gross owns majority of Janus bond fund he runs
Bill Gross and his family own more than half of the bond fund he runs on behalf of Janus Capital Group Inc., after acquiring their shares through brokerage accounts at Morgan Stanley and Charles Schwab Corp.Mr. Gross and his family held a 51.2% stake in Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund as of
Mortgage-backed securities shape up as a solid cash alternative
For investors and financial advisers sitting on some excess cash while waiting for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, a narrow band of the mortgage-backed securities market might be the right tool at the right time.A 1.75% yield and a slightly higher total return won't stack up very well
From stocks to bonds, the strong dollar hits global markets
Societe Generale economist says the 'dollar economy' is going the wrong way.
For investors seeing bond yields slip, munis offer solid alternative
Strategy: Be greedy when other muni bond investors get fearful and don't worry when Treasury yields begin to pick up.