A.M. Best Special Report: Low Interest Rate Environment Creates Potential European Insurance Solvency Pressure
We prefer REITs with reasonable leverage, moaty assets, demonstrated historical success across economic cycles, identifiable growth drivers, and reasonable margins of safety.
Interest - rate fears bring utility and real estate valuations in line, but the broader market still looks fully valued.
Interest rates appear poised to rise further over time as the economy improves, creating an environment in which high yield should continue outperforming investment-grade.
BOE's Haldane: Record-Low Rates Needed for Recovery
For Fed to Delay Rate Hikes, Global Tumult Would Need to Infect U.S.
BOE's Haldane: Record-Low Rates Necessary for Continued Recovery
Retirees should manage their portfolios with Social Security in mind, but including it as part of your bond allocation could get messy, says financial-planning expert Michael Kitces.
UPDATE: Here's what happens when you take out a loan on your 401(k)