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Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investing
Bond investors aren't exactly known as risk-seekers. But when interest rates and inflation could be on the rise, playing it too safe in a "vanilla" bond index fund may not cut it.
1 points by The Denver Post | Bond Investment Bonds Mutual fund Finance Bond fund Interest rate risk Interest
3 workers arrested in package thefts from UPS center
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say three workers have been arrested on embezzlement charges in the theft of commercial packages from a United Parcel Services center in south Mississippi.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | United States Mississippi Crime United Kingdom Atreyu Criminal law Bonds Lancashire
Harford County gets 2.78 percent interest rate on $55 million bond sale
Harford County sold $55 million in bonds for capital projects Tuesday at a 2.78 percent interest rate, giving the county what its financial advisor called a "very successful" sale. The interest rate offered, however, is the highest the county has paid in its last three bond sales, which in turn...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Bond Bond credit rating Finance Bonds Yield curve Moody's Havre de Grace Maryland Investment
Why municipal bonds are in a nose dive since Trump's election
The market for tax-free municipal bonds, a favorite of many Californians seeking decent interest income, faces a rough road after Donald Trump's White House victory. Bond prices have tumbled over the last two weeks, driving yields up. In part, the market fears that Trump and the GOP-controlled...
34 points by Los Angeles Times | Taxation Taxation in the United States Bond Tax Municipal bond Bonds Progressive tax Revenue bond
Englewood asking voters for $27 million to build new police headquarters
The City of Englewood will ask voters in this November's election to approve a $27 million bond issue to fully replace its only police station, a 44-year-old structure with numerous issues.
7 points by The Denver Post | Police Bonds Property tax Public safety Voting system Election Metropolitan Police Service Bond
Proposition 53 is a ballot measure Gov. Brown hates, but it's one voters should love
There’ll be a skunk at the establishment picnic on election day in California. It’s Proposition 53. That ballot initiative is an irritating pest for many who rely on giant government public works projects for their livelihood. Hardly any establishment group likes it — whether political, business...
387 points by Los Angeles Times | Bonds Bond General obligation bond Money Revenue bond Municipal bond Security California
Investment Q&A: Expect less from most everything
Stocks, bonds and most everything in between have delivered strong returns the last seven-plus years, helping to inflate retirement nest eggs and college-savings funds. But don't expect a repeat, says Richard Turnill, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager.
3 points by The Denver Post | Monetary policy Economics Forecasting Term Time Bonds Bonds Lancashire Bond