Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Samsung enters a new Galaxy, Yum serves improved China sales, inflows continue into bonds, and more.
Taxable-bond funds led open-end asset flows in February, with investors showing interest in emerging-markets bonds and bank-loan funds.
Friday's job report is unlikely to show that the payroll tax-cut expiration has thrown off the job market's slow but steady recovery, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Concerns of global systemic shocks have lessened from previous levels, and corporate issuers are more likely to take on riskier bets, according to Dodge & Cox's Tom Dugan.
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