Western Asset manager Ryan Brist expects a lot of risk in the corporates market in 2013-14, as banks pare risky lending practices and opportunities to enter or exit the bond market shrink.
Policymakers and corporate leaders appeared to take decisive steps this week, but are they moving in the right direction?
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson responds to reader concerns about fixed income in the current low-rate environment, touching on duration, whether to sell holdings, the idea of moving into cash, and more.
Portfolio Solutions' Rick Ferri expects stocks to return 7% and bonds to yield 2% during the next decade, and he also offers tips on how investors should handle their fixed-income positions.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch saw record new financial benefit plan assets in last year as it plans to strengthen that growth with a bigger push into the investment bank in 2013.
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