Global investors piling into US government debt are pushing down rates, meaning exchange traded funds are rallying.
One economist says the outperformance of US equities over Treasurys won't be a lot higher in the next decade.
The banking giant is getting battered from all sides by investigations. But while the stock is down in August, investors are still way ahead this year.
The 10-year Treasury yield approaches 2.9% as investors worry about the Fed slowing its bond buying program. Stocks sag again to their lowest levels since July.
These 3 exchange-traded funds generate high yields from specialized segments of the market.
Once shunned and villainized, adjustable-rate mortgages are now being embraced by some buyers and refinancers. Is it worth the risk?
New York state sues one lender over its usurious rates, but consumers keep getting taken in by predatory loan companies. There are better options, even if you have bad credit.
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