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Investing Ideas

Should you still own bonds?

A bear for bonds?

Dramatically higher interest rates and sustained losses on bonds appear unlikely.

What’s next for oil?

Oil prices have been volatile, but some companies can profit even at low commodity prices.

Q3 sector scorecard

Sector risks: Tech is tops. Consumer discretionary and health care are positive too.

Portfolio check-up

Four steps to help you stay on top of your investments today and meet your goals tomorrow.

Investing Strategies

ETFs for volatility

Minimum volatility funds are one option if you are concerned about the stock market.

Consider international

Reasons why investors should revisit their portfolios' international stock exposure.

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Stocks

Time for financials?

Lower valuations and the prospect of higher rates could help some bank stocks.

The first rate hike

Charts show the first rate increase has not typically been a showstopper for investors.

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Bonds

Puerto Rico debt woes

The island’s financial woes may drive headlines, but volatility should be contained.

Case for premium bonds

Premium bonds cost more, but may offer higher cash flow and less rate risk.

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The municipal bond story

View our video, rated A+ by Corporate Insights.

Next steps

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