Articles under “bonds”

What Role Should Bonds Play in Your Investment Portfolio?

According to a recent report by the Bank of International Settlements the amount of global debt passed an ignominious milestone last year, rising from $70 trillion in mid-2007 to over $100 trillion by the middle of 2013. Global borrowing has soared since the financial crisis as central banks suppress interest rates to spur growth and

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Shining a Light on the Muni Bond Portfolio

Most everyone I have ever met who is in a high tax bracket wants Municipal Bonds to be part of their portfolio. Unfortunately there are a number of misperceptions about Muni Bonds that cause people to make investments in them that are not necessarily in their best interest.

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Why Should I have Bonds in My Portfolio?

We have received quite a few inquiries of late related to bonds being a part of our client portfolios. Some clients note that bonds currently have a low rate of return and question their use.

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Sacrifice of the Bondholders

Investors throughout the world have been flocking to so-called “safe havens.“ The 10-year U.S. Treasury Bond has recently been trading at a yield between 1.5% and 2%.

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