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Bond Insights

Treasury yields have dropped as weak economic data suggests the Federal Reserve may begin cutting the federal funds rate target earlier than previously expected.
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Policy changes at the Bank of Japan could potentially reverse capital flows, shift global yields higher, contribute to a stronger yen, and increase the value of Japanese stocks.
On Investing: Kathy Jones & Liz Ann Sonders
On Investing

Kathy Jones and Liz Ann Sonders answer some of the most common questions from investors—and provide their weekly market outlook.
On Investing: Kathy Jones & Liz Ann Sonders
On Investing

Kathy Jones and Liz Ann Sonders explain their investing philosophies and how they analyze market data.
Bond Insights

With the Federal Reserve poised to change direction, investors who have been investing in very short-term securities may soon face "reinvestment risk."
Market Commentary

Investments in alternative energy have become unattractive due to higher interest rates, not changes in government policies, adoption or pricing of green technologies.
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Interest expense is a large and growing issue for both the economy and stock market, which reinforces why investors should stay up in quality amid interest-rate-driven headwinds.
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A run of shrinking quarterly profits may finally end soon, but it's probably not time to break out the champagne just yet.
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A surprising last-minute deal on Capitol Hill averted a government shutdown—for now. But lawmakers face a new mid-November deadline that will be just as tricky to navigate.

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