Some Thoughts on Timing Your Corporate Bond Purchases

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As those who follow the bond market know, during the second quarter of 2013, yields on U.S. Treasury securities rose notably. But even with the 10-year Treasury topping 2.70%, and the 30-year topping 3.70% in early July (yields even higher when … [Read more...]

How to Find Opportunities in the Municipal Bond Market

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Municipal bonds are interesting right now after the ‘taper tantrum’ that started at the beginning of May when the Federal Reserve telegraphed its intent to taper off their bond buying program known as quantitative easing. Actually, all bonds are a … [Read more...]

Best Buy’s New 5-Year Bond Yields 5%

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It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that Best Buy’s stock and bonds were tanking and the investment community had the company pegged as doomed. Since the beginning of 2013, however, things have changed. The stock, trading under $12 per share at … [Read more...]