How ‘Should’ Bonds Act?

How ‘Should’ Bonds Act?

If it looks like a bond, and it acts like a bond…oh…that’s the problem. Government bonds aren’t acting the way investors expect. Last week, 10-year U.S. Treasuries – which, typically, are thought to be safe and stable investments – suffered the biggest one-week sell...
Weekly Perspective – September 1, 2014

Weekly Perspective – September 1, 2014

The Markets There is no substitute for mental preparedness. Just ask any professional athlete or Navy SEAL. One essential aspect of mental preparation is situational awareness – being able to identify, process, and understand what is happening around you at any given...
The 30+ Year Bull Market in Bonds

The 30+ Year Bull Market in Bonds

The bull market in bonds has persisted for MORE than 30 years. It began when The Cosby Show was in its heyday, when the first Apple Macintosh computers arrived in homes, and when Clara Peller famously asked, “Where’s the beef?” in a popular television commercial. The...

Weekly Perspective, February 13, 2012

The Markets Who should you believe, Warren Buffett or Bill Gross? Buffett and Gross are generally recognized as two of the world’s greatest investors. Buffett made his name in equities while Gross made his name in bonds as the head of Pimco, a trillion-dollar...