Tag: Fixed income

Three Things Bond Fund Managers Say That Set Off Our Alarms

"In our experience, the way bond managers speak provides insight into their true thinking, underlying skills and biases," write Brett Wander and Jake Gilliam, two investing team leaders at Charles Schwab. "When we look for bond managers as sub-advisers, there are things we like to hear, but there are also things managers say that immediately trigger our alarms."

Fixed Income Portfolio Outlook for 2018

Year-end analysis shared by Charles Schwab suggests the appointment of Jerome Powell to be the new Federal Reserve leader likely means that interest rates will continue to move up slowly and cautiously.

Investment Products and Services Launches

Franklin Templeton Presents Upcoming Passive ETFs; CLS Partners With Five Providers to Launch ETF Models; PFM Acquires FCM Assets to Include Stable Value Investments Offering.