Spammers appear to be getting desperate with their marketing messages.
The following email landed under the headline “Looking for a fixed income of 7-14%?”
Firstly, it is not very fixed if it can vary by 700 basis points. 170 more words
The data I used for this example came from Barron’s (link below).
A zero-coupon bond maturing next year on the 4th of February is currently priced at $99.81, which corresponds to a yield of 0.193%. 579 more words
The prospect of higher interest rates is fast approaching, but 10-Year Treasury yields retreated below 2.0%, warning of another test of the December low at 1.40%. 231 more words
There’s a hopelessly confusing mess of information – some grounded in fact, some appearing on Squawk Box and similar shows – about fixed income investing in today’s macro environment. 442 more words