Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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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.
Taxable-bond funds led open - end asset flows in February, with investors showing interest in emerging-markets bonds and bank-loan funds.
A number of core bond - fund managers have moved away from Treasuries and toward opportunities in emerging markets and mortgage-backed securities.
New Analyst Ratings for target-date funds now focus on a series' process, but there's more than one route to a top rating, says Morningstar's Josh Charlson.
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