A rundown of possible outcomes for certain Morningstar Categories when the Fed ultimately decides to hike interest rates.
Bonds remain an important allocation for certain investors.
The year 2015 has been unkind to many CEFs, but investors can purchase shares at steep discounts.
Recent sales underscore the perils of timing interest-rate changes--and the virtue of patience.
Powershares Senior Loan ETF can play a valuable supporting role within a broader bond portfolio, but investors need to set realistic performance expectations.
The energy sector looks to be the last pocket of value in a fairly priced market.
Don't buy it.
Currency funds are good for hedging and short-term speculation, but not much else.
Some ETF investors are piling into gold while others are betting on a strengthening greenback.
The bond giant is ready to launch three short-term and two municipal-bond ETFs.