From art to tech stocks, things are changing fast in the financial world, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And it’s all down to rising bond yields.
Surprisingly, the El Niño weather phenomenon is often good for global growth, says John Stepek. And that means trouble for bonds.
It’s time for the government to let capitalism work as it should, and make us all better off, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Since the financial crisis, banks have offloaded their bonds to funds. If bonds slip up, and the funds can’t sell, this will be dangerous for ordinary investors. Simon Wilson reports.
Brewer Innis & Gunn and rugby club Wasps are looking to raise money directly from investors. Should you take up their offers? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
When interest rates finally start to rise, defaults are likely to pick up, with serious consequences for many investors in junk bonds.
In their desperate efforts to find yields, investors have been gripped by bond mania. The big question, asks John Stepek, is when does it all end?
Tighter rules governing banks’ bond holdings and debt-market activities could cause the next credit crunch.
If you’re investing in bonds – either directly or through bond funds – it makes sense to consider holding them in an Isa. Here are five of the best Isas for bonds.
The financial crisis in 2008 was a disaster caused by too much debt. But companies are borrowing more money now than they ever did back then. John Stepek looks at where it will all end.
Bonds are expensive. But as professional investor Kevin Corrigan explains, you can find value by stepping away form the herd.