The corporate bond market has had its worst year since 2008. And it doesn’t look like things are going to get much better John Stepek explains what’s going on.
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.
Everyone’s eyes are on US bond yields right now. John Stepek explains why they matter so much to the world’s markets, and which assets are most vulnerable.
With the US economy continuing to grow apace, John Stepek looks at all the charts that matter, including the all important bond yields.
US bond yields are on the rise, and the easy-money good times will soon be gone. When the markets catch up with that fact, things could get ugly.
Everyone knows markets move in cycles. But nobody knows exactly when the cycle will turn. John Stepek looks at where we might be now, and what that means for you.
In a week when the bond-market action turned to Europe and the SEC turned its sights on Tesla CEO Elon Musk, John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Matthew Partridge talks to Simon Fasdal of Saxo Bank about the latest developments in the bond markets, and what they mean for investors.
Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.
Ten years on from Lehman Brothers, where does the biggest risk lie? On corporate balance sheets.
Jeffrey Gundlach, founder and chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, is warning that the record number of bets made in the futures market in favour of higher bond yields could “cause quite a squeeze”.
John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy make of the week’s events, including the pressure the dollar is putting emerging markets under.