Each bond bear market is unique, but we believe with the right strategy, they can be manageable.
Examining performance trends over the past year reveals a nuanced relationship.
Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
Vaccine rollouts in major countries are proceeding at different speeds, and investors are torn between optimism about business re-openings and concern about rising interest rates.
Despite yields at near-historic lows, bonds can still be a bulwark against stock market declines.
The Fed kept rates unchanged, but upgraded its outlook; while the “dots plot” moved higher amid a rising percentage of officials expecting an earlier “lift off” in rates.
Three reasons to revisit your international stock allocation.
The spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields sent ripples throughout global markets.