Record Treasury issuances during the past decade have made the index more conservative than most intermediate-term bond funds.
Retired investors can tilt their portfolios to the safer side with these funds, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
In this special midyear presentation, Morningstar's Christine Benz demonstrates how to gauge the viability of your current plan, evaluate positioning, troubleshoot risk factors, and much more.
Morningstar readers name their favorite core bond funds, TIPS, and allocation vehicles for the middle portion of their portfolios.
First-quarter flows into many bond-fund categories were tepid compared with their equity counterparts, with improving economic conditions creating a Treasury sell-off.
Plus, Matthews creates a fund for China's upstarts, Nuveen closes two popular funds
Plus, AMG's shopping spree, manager changes, and more.
An early look at some strong candidates for our annual award.