El-Erian on the needed policy reaction to the crisis. (10/07/08)
We're rolling out a separate category just for funds that invest in TIPS.
What's to fear when you're one of the biggest around? Plenty.
Most fund companies have little choice: They have to pay to play.
Nominees include Harbor, Loomis Sayles, TCW, and Western Asset.
A look at the issues surrounding this embattled fund category.
Some familiar names reappear on our list of favorites.
Management changes and new compliance procedures firm up our view of this shop.
What we look for when grading board quality.
PEA Capital pays $18 million fine while charges against PIMCO are dismissed.
Fallout from the market-timing scandal continues.
Subsidiaries make for a complex web of market-timing allegations.
We have elected to reaffirm our high opinion of Dan Fuss and Loomis Sayles Bond.
The firm doesn't believe the prospectus of Loomis Sayles Bond was violated.
We've found this fund a tad too aggressive.
The Bond King makes his voice heard, but it's a little too loud.
The loss of managers Jeff Koch and John Bender is too much for us.
Vanguard fund is young, but it's already worth considering.
Another great Fidelity fund to recommend.
Keenan's departure and weak performance cause us to drop three muni-fund picks.
Latest troubles cause us to reconsider our confidence in this offering.
Link to equity funds and broader market keeps lid on bond funds.
Bond-fund managers display unusual candor.
Cautious by design, this fund pulls in even more.
A clean, basic strategy and a low pricetag help this fund along.
A healthier market for credit-sensitive bonds helps Alliance muni funds.
Market fuels inflation-indexed bonds.
AIM High-Yield is smoking now, but only because it spontaneously combusted in 2000.
Investors shouldn't expect this fund to repeat its recent boom very often.
It's hard to imagine doing much better than this standout bond fund.
This fund is back where it needs to be--in the good graces of the bond market.
Fidelity muni managers don't make a lot of mistakes, and it shows.
The exchange-traded fund titan is hoping to dominate its niche by rolling out funds in nearly every asset class.
Premature caution reaps rewards for PIMCO High Yield in 2000's disastrous junk-bond market.
Another banner year for the biggest bond fund around.
A look at one of the worst disasters in mutual-fund history.
Despite a slow start, Fidelity Spartan Michigan logs a solid 2000.
A healthy muni market and solid management boosted this fund in 2000.
Falling rates and adroit management push this fund to stellar returns.
Fidelity Spartan Ohio rides the muni wave.
A heavy weighting in high-yield bonds has been the bane of Bond Fund of America this year.
Even after huge losses, Tom Conlin argues pricing data was accurate.
You won't go wrong with these three bond titans.
Bank loans and high-yield bonds will be combined in one portfolio.
The Boston titan brings its strengths to this budding fund class.
Family's Short-Term Government had an anchor around its neck.
Pioneer hires portfolio manager Margaret Patel to run a new high-yield fund.
Following through on an earlier promise, BlackRock has decided to put shareholder interests ahead of fund sales.