saw decent inflows into taxable- bond funds in the month of March. What types ..... investors seem to be looking to the core bond funds . Just last month, they actually were focusing on an active core bond funds , because intermediate-term bond
strategy, there are numerous debates on whether to classify a bond fund as an "income" oriented fund, or a "total return" oriented fund. When you read the prospectus of various bond funds , there are several with statements that state their primary
below 1%, small-cap funds with levies below 1.25%, and bond funds charging less than 0.75%. Experienced management is obviously ..... click here .) Don't forget about including a high-quality bond fund in the mix, which helps offset the volatility of stocks in
One application would be to hedge other fixed income CEFs that either do not or cannot hedge themselves. An example is muni bond funds , which I don't think are themselves able to hold anything that would act as an interest rate hedge. So one idea is to
Part of my effort gradually to increase the percentage of bond funds and fixed income in my allocation is to harvest gains in my largest position, CREF, partly in favor of TIAA. (I'd do so more
NEW YORK, April 16 (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds committed $1.6 billion to taxable bond funds in the week ended April 15, marking the fifth straight week of inflows into the funds, data...
upside). Instead, I'm talking about bonds--plain-vanilla high-quality bonds and bond funds . True, inflows into high-quality core bond funds have been positive over the past year. But when I'm out and about talking to investors
By Sam Forgione NEW YORK, April 15 (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds pulled $187 million out of municipal bond funds in the week ended April 8 as retail investors sought to raise...
Currently 35% of my retirement portfolio is in bond funds . My portfolio is 10% Foreign and 90% US with 87% being Intermediate term. 10% VATBX (Vanguard Totoal Int. Index) 34
Return Fund). They do offer other bond fund choices: 1. NEHYX - Loomis Sayles ..... anyone have any opinion on the other two bond funds they offer? We plan on either using the income from the bond fund (s) or annuitizing it when she retires