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An inverted yield curve does not necessarily herald hard times

  • May 3, 2019 May 2, 2019
  • 00:04

Was the airline's failure a canary in the economic coal mine?

  • April 22, 2019 May 1, 2019
  • 12:41

Central bankers worry that their ability to use normal monetary policy would be limited in the event of a shock

  • April 5, 2019 April 4, 2019
  • 10:21

Central bankers seek to steady markets as deficits rise and trade frictions escalate

  • March 8, 2019 March 17, 2019
  • 15:14

A little default risk may be acceptable as Bank of Canada eases back on rate hikes

  • February 12, 2019 March 17, 2019
  • 00:17

A flat yield curve — or, worse, an inverted one — will make business for banks, life insurance companies and utilities more difficult. Either curvature also is a sign of poor business conditions ahead

  • January 21, 2019 March 17, 2019
  • 00:08

The increase in interest rates and government borrowing will lead investors toward higher-quality government bonds

  • November 23, 2018 March 17, 2019
  • 00:13

Investing in bonds to take shelter from the potential tumble in stock prices also carries great risk

  • October 10, 2018 May 21, 2019
  • 09:30

Bond investors are giving up a lot of yield by taking on government bonds to avoid the potential default in corporate bonds

  • October 3, 2018 May 21, 2019
  • 08:45

Fixed-income investors are looking to high-yield bonds, preferred shares, REITs and MICs to generate greater returns

  • September 26, 2018 May 1, 2019
  • 06:00