A diversified portfolio including MLP, trust preferred, and mortgage-backed securities can return a decent yield in a market where traditional income sources are lacking, says Sanibel Captiva Investment Advisers' PatDorsey .
You're likely to see red ink in bonds and still-strong year-to-date performance in stocks when you check your portfolio after a rocky second quarter. Our director of personal finance offers tips for what to do next.
For several years, investors have been acting bullish (if not thinking bullish) in bonds , bidding up safe instruments, while the interest in equities is still modest, with the potential for more relative value, says Oaktree's Howard Marks.
Morningstar's top strategists discuss their tips for investing in a rising-rate environment, where equity values lie, and some of their favorite investment ideas right now in this special midyear roundtable.