Many people think there’s no bubble in the bond market because investors aren’t excited enough. But boring markets can crash just as heavily as exciting ones, says John Stepek.
It's easy to become confused about bonds – the term covers a wide range of financial products. Here, Ed Bowsher explains the main types of bond.
In this video, Ed takes a look at UK government bonds – how they work, why they are important, and whether you should invest in them.
When the US Treasury considered zero-coupon perpetual bonds years ago, it was greeted as a joke. Not now, says Edward Chancellor.
Forget about central banks not having a plan, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Investors will come to realise they haven’t got a clue.
Contrary to custom, bond and stock prices are hitting records at the same time in America.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.
Wall Street strategist Abby Joseph Cohen is keen on the US economy. But the bond market is another matter.
Nobody buys bonds at these levels thinking they are attractive. So who is buying, asks Andrew Van Sickle.
Last week S&P threatened to downgrade South African debt to junk status. In the event, it didn’t. But a downgrade looks “almost inevitable”.
With more and more government debt trading on negative yields, the bond bubble continues to swell. John Stepek looks at what could prompt it to burst.
Investment guru Bill Gross sees tough times ahead for corporate bonds.
The “new normal” of below 2% is bad news for income-orientated investors – but accept a bit of risk and there’s still money to be made, says David C Stevenson.