Mon, 2 May 2011
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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 .
Given the difficulty of timing interest - rate moves, author Rick Ferri recommends a diversified blend of high-quality bonds , high - yield credits, and a touch of TIPS.
Long-duration bonds got a boost as yields unexpectedly dropped in the first quarter, but foreign currency exposure dragged on some global-minded funds.
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