How bonds can still provide diversification to your portfolio, even though stock and bond returns are just uncorrelated.
Why have both stocks and bonds declined? Rising interest rates and poor earnings forecasts are only part of the story.
When bond prices change due to credit changes or unanticipated inflation, investors can experience real bond return losses.
Bond prices are declining. What does that mean and how does the interest rate affect bonds and your portfolio?
What are the sources of bond returns? How do bond valuation techniques (credit and interest rates) affect bond prices?
Those who work with bonds have their own vocabulary. We’ve pulled together this handy glossary to clarify the terminology surrounding bonds.
We tend to think of bonds as the “safe” investment. Is that true? What are bonds and are they still a solid investment?