4 Ways to Find ‘Real’ Yields in a Low Interest-Rate Environment


Looking for yield? You are certainly not alone. The demand for income-producing assets is growing and will continue to grow in the years ahead as more and more baby boomers leave the full-time workforce and navigate their way through a new chapter in … [Read more...]

CEFs: Spelling Discount Opportunity For Bond Investors


Though ETFs have become a bond investor portfolio staple over the past decade, few tend to be familiar with a similar, yet decidedly more complicated vehicle known as the closed-end fund, or CEF for short. While closed-end funds, like ETFs, provide … [Read more...]

How To Use Bond Market Liquidity And Confidence Measures


In trying to understand some of the things going on in the fixed-income market I look at several different statistical calculations that sometimes give me a clue as to what might be taking place and what pressures…or lack of pressures exist. Two … [Read more...]