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Though some assets are more sensitive to interest rates, even a conservatively tilted diversified portfolio has historically been able to produce positive returns through rising-rate environments, says David Falkof of Morningstar Investment Management.
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Although investment-grade bonds have performed better recently, we expect high-yield bonds to hold their value better in the medium term as rates rise and the economy continues to grow.
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Bond Market Update09-19-2014  03:34:13PM ET

The Week in Review: Yields Rejected at Key Resistance 

  • Treasuries ended mixed amid a choppy trade. 
  • Friday's bid pushed longer dated yields into the red for the week.
  • The Federal Reserve …
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The Bond Column 09-12-2014  03:23:48PM ET The Week in Review/Week Ahead

The Week in ReviewTreasuries endured a second week of selling as maturities pushed lower in four of five sessions. The complex was battered amid speculation the Fed will take a more hawkish tone at next …
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Fed Brief09-17-2014  03:35:32PM ET

The waiting is over and the guessing is over.  The Federal Open Market Committee maintained the "considerable time" verbiage in the directive from the September 16-17 FOMC meeting.

Actually, the directive maintained a lot of what was said in prior directives.  In that vein, it can be described as a dovish statement even …
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