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Tips on using past performance, portfolio data, and yield to gauge your holdings' potential trouble spots.
We share some picks--and review the risks--in this volatile market segment.
Morningstar readers name their favorite core bond funds, TIPS, and allocation vehicles for the middle portion of their portfolios.
Perception of a security and sector carries critical importance in the Loomis Sayles Bond manager's long-term process.
The Gold-rated fund's strong research team and patient, flexible approach with the portfolio are some of the secrets to its success, says Morningstar's Sarah Bush.
The Loomis Sayles Bond manager expects rates to trend higher, but growing geopolitical tensions are reasons for concern in the credit markets.
Christine Benz's 2000-2012 simulations for bucketed retiree portfolios produced some interesting takeaways on rebalancing, the 4% rule, and more.
The outlook for bonds is just as cloudy as ever, but Morningstar's Miriam Sjoblom and Marta Norton offer helpful tips for setting the right expectations and creating a game plan in today's challenging bond market.