Sonal Desai, chief investment officer of the Franklin Templeton fixed-income group, says fundamentals in global bond markets are strong.
2019 MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
We've split the old intermediate-term bond group into two new categories.
Christine Benz explains why bonds should remain a staple.
Bond Fund Investing
05-01-2019 15:56:01 PM ET
There is generally a lot to chew on when the FOMC meets and communicates a policy decision. Sometimes, though, the market chokes on what it is served. This seemed to be one of those times as Fed Chair Powell made a concerted effort to temper the market's expectations for a rate cut happening an...
The Market at 15:12 ET10-Year: -4/32…2.419…EUR/USD: 1.1209USD/JPY: 109.66
Treasury Market Stands Its Ground
- -- Treasuries near 2019 highs
- -- 6:00 ET: April NFIB Small Business Optimism Index (actual 103.5; prior 101.8)
- -- 8:30 ET: April Import Prices (actual 0.2%; prior 0.6%), Import Prices ex-oil (actual -0.1%; prior -0.2%), Export Prices (actual 0.2%; prior 0.7%), and Export Prices ex-agriculture (actual 0.4%; prior 0.7%)
05-09-2019 16:01:33 PM ET
The Week in Review/Week Ahead
The behavior of the Treasury market has been remarkable of late. Consider this: First quarter real GDP increased at a stronger-than-expected annualized rate of 3.2%. Fed...