Citizens want their government (The Fed) to reduce or mitigate financial risks, but many risks related to banks may be inherent risks.
How much money do you need to retire comfortably without worry? In other words, what is your retirement number?
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?