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.
Normally, holding a mix of stocks, bonds and commodities in your portfolio can buffer you against market swings. Here's why our current situation is anything but normal.
The Federal Reserve's explicit signal it will stop pumping money into the world economy and data showing China's economy slowing down sink markets worldwide.
Apple sold $17 billion worth of bonds late Tuesday in the largest sale of corporate bonds ever, part of a plan to increase its share buyback program and boost its dividend.
When the Dow started setting records, investors were expected to show their confidence by leaving the safety of bonds and sinking their money into stocks. It hasn't happened.
U.S. stocks may be on a roll but investors remain cautious, putting larger amounts into bonds and funds investing primarily in foreign stocks.
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