The amount of money sitting in bond funds is simply staggering: $450 billion has flowed into those funds since April 2009. But investors, some fearful, others just apathetic, may be missing out on the promise of much better returns offered by equities.
With more big names raising concerns about overheated T-bonds, what's an investor with a Treasury-heavy portfolio to do? Some ideas: Consider corporate bonds or perhaps stick with government debt, but only short-term securities.
The stock market's volatility has caused some investors to seek safety in bonds. But with the recent European debt crisis, interest rates movements have surprised investors. Here are some smart bond investing strategies for an uncertain rate environment.