As 4th Quarter Begins, Managers Playing Defense Against Fed Hikes
- How to Profit from Rising Rates. Feldman, Amy; Wang, Penelope // Money;Jul2004, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p56
This section presents advice to investors on how to respond to a rise in short-term interest rates. Investors have been nervous ever since early May, when the Federal Reserve first implied that it was on the verge of raising the short-term interest rate it controls. So why are the markets so...
- First-Quarter Muni Inflows Outstrip Year-Ago Period. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p33
The article reports on the flow of municipal bond mutual funds in March 2006 which wrapped up in the first quarter of 2006. According to Dan Loughran of OppenheimerFunds Inc., several investors feared in rising long-term interest rates but with the U. S. Federal Reserve Board's monetary policy...
- Rate Hike Spurs Temporary Rally. Husband, Sarah; Appin, Rick // High Yield Report;4/23/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p4
Focuses on the 50 basis points rate reduction the U.S. Federal Reserve. Impact of rate reduction on the financial market; Details on the bond pricing of several companies; Influence of volatility and liquidity on rate reduction.
- Worried about stocks? Bulk up on bonds. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;7/6/98, Vol. 90 Issue 154, pB3
Reports on the recommendation of financial analysts to invest in bonds, rather than conventional stock. How economists agree interest rates will continue to fall; What triggers bond investing; The possibility that the United States Federal Reserve Board will shrink interest rates even further;...
- Strong retail sales, interest rate fears drive bond buyer yield indexes higher. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;12/17/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30790, p31
Reports on a rise in the Bond Buyer yield indexes for bonds during the week from December 9, 1999, to December 16, 1999. Concerns on interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve Board; Liquidity levels during the pre-holiday period in 1999; Stronger-than-expected retail sales for bonds.
- Fed's rate cuts have less and less impact. Cantor, Martin // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/24/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 34, p53A
Focuses on the effects of the Federal Reserve Board interest rate reduction on consumer spending in Long Island, New York. Preservation of the viability of bond investments in the economy; Factors influencing the dismissal of various employees in different firms; Sources of funds.
- Portfolio Margining Captures Billions, But May Increase Systematic Risk. Hintze, John // Securities Industry News;4/21/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p1
The article reports on the concern that portfolio margining could cause an increase in systemic risk. The entry notes that portfolio margin accounts provide investors more flexibility than the Regulation T margin rules of the U.S. Federal Reserve in 2008. It also cites that higher leverage...
- 10 Ideas To Help You Navigate The Straits Of Fed's Rate Policy. MARIE BEERENS // Investors Business Daily;4/20/2015, pA19
The article presents ideas that will aid in navigating the complexes of the interest rate policy issued by the U.S. Federal Reserve. It mentions the laddering concept where investors can hold the bonds with targeted maturity. It highlights the acquisition of the floating-rate fund and the good...
- Funds Eye Asia, Fed Hikes, Volatility. Pizzani, Lori // Money Management Executive;6/26/2006, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p1
The article discusses the mutual fund reports filed by U.S. firms to shareholders for the periods ending March 31, 2006. The analysis has raised several concerns such as investment opportunities in Asia and continued market volatility. The question whether the Federal Reserve Board will continue...