After posting strong returns in 2016 and 2017, this category may be tested in 2018 by rising global interest rates and bouts of volatility.
Silver-rated Vanguard GNMA Fund is run by an experienced manager using a straightforward process.
These funds are in position for a credit sell-off.
Bond Fund Investing
03-21-2018 17:06:11 PM ET
You have to hand it to Fed Chairman Powell. He orchestrated unanimity among Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members at his first meeting overseeing the FOMC and he projected a calm, informed, and experienced voice at his first press conference discussing the FOMC's policy decision and proje...
The Market at 15:36 ET10-Year: +12/32…2.838…EUR/USD: 1.2298USD/JPY: 105.66
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- -- Long end rallies, likely forcing out some recent shorts
- -- Weekly Initial Claims (actual 229K; Briefing.com consensus 225K; prior 226K) and Continuing Claims (actual 1.828 mln; prior 1.885 mln)
- -- January FHFA Housing Price Index (actual 0.8%; Briefing.com consensus 0.4%; prior 0.4%)
- -- February Leading Indicators (actual 0.6%; Briefing.com consensus 0.5%; prior 1.0%)
03-16-2018 16:17:52 PM ET
The Week in Review/Week Ahead
Stoc prices deflated in the past week, yet market participants learned on Friday that consumers' inflation expectations rose in the month of March. That was the salient message embedded in...