Investors avidly awaiting signs that the Federal Reserve is ready to reduce its monthly stimulus may find that the news already has passed them by.
As a new Fed chief gets ready to take charge, more Fed watchers believe the key theme to emphasize for 2014 is low interest rates for longer.
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's October meeting could help determine the course of interest rates for the rest of the year.
Though rising interest rates have made it more costly to borrow, savers haven't seen much improvement on the interest rates they're getting on savings accounts or bank CDs.
Like mutual funds, closed-end funds manage a portfolio of stocks, bonds or other securities, but it's important for investors to understand the difference.
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Goldman Sachs Group's quarterly profit fell 2 percent as weak bond-trading volumes hit revenue in the Wall Street bank's biggest business.
The last-minute compromise struck by Washington on Wednesday should remove the near-term threat of a ratings downgrade -- for now.
The U.S. economy got a reprieve from the Fed this week, but it's only temporary. Here are three things you really should do before the Fed finally dials back on its stimulus.
Assuming that Lawrence Summers' decision to quit the race to run the Fed signals a more gradual approach to tightening monetary policy, stock and bond markets rallied.
With the Fed getting ready to let interest rates rise, supposedly safe bonds are suffering losses. Here are five things you need to understand to avoid some nasty surprises.
Verizon officially launches a massive bond sale, offering $49 billion worth of debt in the largest corporate offering ever.
Investors bracing for the U.S. Federal Reserve to wind down its monetary stimulus have fled emerging markets in recent months.
Fed meetings. The end of bond buying. The beginning of budget battles: September is shaping up to be a wild and crazy month.
Many investors who rely on bonds for stability and security have found the investments are turning up short.
JPMorgan Chase is being investigated by the criminal and civil divisions of the Department of Justice for the sale of mortgage-backed securities, the banker said Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve will release its latest statement on interest rates this week, but few think it will telegraph the one thing investors want to know.
UBS will pay $885 million in a settlement with a U.S. regulator over allegations the Swiss bank misrepresented mortgage-backed bonds during the housing bubble.
U.S. municipal bonds fall sharply, after Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in history, adding to investors' woes in the $3.7 trillion market.
Goldman Sachs says its second-quarter profit doubled, boosted by a surge in stock and bond underwriting.
This week, we're doing a basic series on investing, trying to give novices the information they need to get started. Today, a rundown of the most common investment options.
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