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  1. Thai funds go abroad as high - yield plays vanish in weak domestic economy

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    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    GRAPHIC: Thai domestic, foreign funds: http://link.reuters.com/xuw24w By Orathai Sriring and Satawasin Staporncharnchai BANGKOK, March 3 (Reuters) - Major Thai funds have increased the size of their foreign portfolios to a record, chasing higher returns and more investment options in the face of ...

  2. Going to the Dogs

    Headlines

    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    and invest at higher risk levels in order to reach their long term liability expectations. Asset prices for stocks, high yield bonds and other supposed 5-10% returning investments, become stretched and bubble sensitive; Debt accumulates instead of being

  3. After tax annuity enhancements - TIAA-CREF Intelligent VA

    Commentary

    Sun, 1 Mar 2015

    options. The additions are: Vanguard VIF Capital Growth Portfolio Vanguard VIF Equity Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF High Yield Bond Portfolio Vanguard VIF Mid-Cap Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF REIT Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF Small Company Growth

  4. Rate Hike Rally

    Headlines

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    environment for corporate credit. High - yield bonds and bank loans have outperformed ..... period of monetary accommodation, high - yield spreads tightened on three occasions. On average, high - yield spreads tightened for nine months

  5. Oil downgrades mean more high - yield debt ahead

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    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    NEW YORK, Feb 27 (IFR) - Billions of dollars of energy debt could be downgraded into the US junk market over the next 12 months, much of it from an oil sector struggling with the steep drop in crude...

  6. Investors pour $1.1 bln into emerging market debt funds in week - BofA

    Headlines

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    into emerging markets debt funds, marking their biggest weekly inflows since June of last year, and $2 billion into high - yield bond funds in the week ended Feb. 25, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday

  7. 3 Tax-Efficient 'Bucket' Portfolios for Retirees

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    that appeared in my other portfolios--for example, high - yield and emerging-markets bonds. Because their income ..... retired investor could reasonably employ a small stake in high - yield municipal bonds in lieu of some of the high-quality

  8. Great Expectations for Small-Cap Active Management

    Headlines

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    policies of QE and ZIRP (“zero-interest rates”) have had the unintentional effect of stoking appetites for high yield and creating too few (if any) consequences for companies carrying a lot of debt. This led many investors to relatively

  9. Will Muni Funds Continue Their Run?

    Video Reports

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    long-term categories as well as a high - yield category to give investors an indication ..... those that would focus on the high - yield space. Should investors use those ..... municipal funds, as well as the high - yield space. Investors kept reaching

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    muni funds into short-, intermediate-, and long-term categories as well as a high - yield category to give investors an indication of what that fund is actually aiming for either in terms of interest-rate risk or credit-quality
    credit-sensitive muni funds on the market, those that would focus on the high - yield space. Should investors use those as core-type holdings or should they think of them as more supplemental holdings to the kinds of core funds that you've just discussed? Foos: Well, I think it would be very tempting because, again, in 2014 we saw returns rewarded for the longer-term municipal funds, as well as the high - yield space. Investors kept reaching for yield, and so we saw a lot of demand for those high - yield muni funds. I would still recommend that people keep that as a supplemental part of their muni-bond core portfolio. Benz: Beth, thank
  10. Doublines new ETF comming out IPO party

    Commentary

    Tue, 24 Feb 2015

    strives to have at least 20 percent allocated to mortgage-backed securities, and may allocate as much as 25 percent to high yield debt at any point, and 15 percent to foreign-currency-denominated securities, according to the prospectus

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