Cracks in the underlying bank-loan market are spawning worry over this market.
Bull markets, heavy inflows, and aggressive strategies can make for a risky mix.
Which would you rather be?
Investors would have been better off without the drama, but Bill Gross put an indelible stamp on asset management.
Even the best predictors work, until they don't.
Guggenheim Total Return Bond's limited albeit stellar record is marked by risk-taking and staff turnover.
The metric can provide guidance, but not certainty.
This Silver-rated multisector bond fund has grown at a remarkable rate, yet there's plenty to suggest that it will remain among the elite.
TIPS and bank loans respond differently when the Fed acts.
Given the stability and strength of its management and process, we are raising the fund’s Morningstar Analyst Rating to Gold.
Silver-rated Fidelity High Income's long-tenured manager takes a more moderate approach than some of his peers.
A familiar problem has many managers taking risk off the table.
Silver-rated Prudential Total Return Bond's stellar 2017 and impressive risk-adjusted results earned its management team Morningstar's Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year honors.
New leadership has built on PIMCO's strengths.
Not many funds or firms could get away with hiking fees as assets explode.
A few nuggets to consider if you’re relatively new to bond funds.
Silver-rated Fidelity Capital & Income is bold, holding lower-rated bonds and loans and shifting assets to equities.
There is no such thing as a free lunch when it comes to government bond funds that consistently out-yield their peers.
There's reason for continued optimism as Harbor Bond Fund's subadvisor PIMCO settles into a new era.
Both Manny Roman and Allianz know a good thing when they see it.
The data don't support that severe a conclusion.
The firm must pay fines and beef up pricing and disclosure procedures.
Duration can provide guidance, but not certainty.
The bond market doesn't respond the same way to every Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates.
Why would an investor buy a bond with a negative yield?
Safety and stability are the hallmarks of this Bronze-rated fund.
The fund is far and away the largest and most-liquid corporate-bond ETF.
A new business leader shouldn't have any near-term effect on how the firm's funds are managed.
FPA New Income's shareholder-conscious pricing and policy decisions are almost novel in their genesis.
High correlations to risky assets dent their appeal as a core-bond fund substitute.
Non-traditional-bond funds have swapped interest-rate risk for other risks.