All posts tagged "corporate bonds"

  • When Bonds aren’t Necessarily Safe

    Tom Lauricella, writing for The Wall Street Journal, has written an enlightening and timely article entitled, “The Risks of Rising Interest Rates.” Lauricella covers the basics and more: The first stop for any bond investor is a...

    • Posted March 28, 2010
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  • Does the Current Environment Favor Bonds Over Stocks?

    SurlyTrader attempts to answer this question. Right now, the IShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) earns an indicated yield of 5.05% with an average maturity of over 12 years. On the equity side, the WisdomTree Dividend...

    • Posted March 8, 2010
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  • Joe Battipaglia: The Economy Will Remain Weak

    Joe Battipaglia, on Larry Kudlow’s show, argued that the economy may grow at two percent due to a one time boost from “cash for clunkers,” but that rate was not sufficient to generate new jobs. He added...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • David Dreman, "I’m terrified of bonds"

    David Dreman is concerned about inflation “with all the printing presses around the world running 24/7.” In this environment he feels real estate and stocks may perform well over the next two to three years. He would...

    • Posted June 30, 2009
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  • Are Bonds a Better Buy than Stocks?

    Bernard Condon, writing for Forbes, makes the case for bonds (especially corporates) over stocks. The bond bulls, including David Rosenberg, Jeremy Grantham, Simon Ballard, and Steve Romick, claim that anemic economic growth prospects make bonds the better...

    • Posted June 28, 2009
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  • Joe Battipaglia Says Corporate Bonds May Outperform the S&P 500

    Joseph Battipaglia, market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, commented that corporate bonds could beat the S&P 500 over the next 10 years. Battipaglia has been correctly cautious on the outlook for stocks over the past couple of years....

    • Posted May 29, 2009
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