The latest news on bonds
Defaults are rare, but it pays to be cautious.
Global investments mitigate the risks of countries defaulting on their debt.
Bond funds took in $357 billion in 2009.
Global bond funds offer high yields and lower volatility than global stock funds.
First rise in nearly 2 years isn't likely to quell pressure for added oversight and disclosure.
Why bonds are a safe investment and potentially tax-free income.
Bank products offer safety and relatively generous yields.
How much do you know about junk, the bad boys of bonds?
Shaky credit markets and sinking tax revenues force governors to mull cuts to services.
In this market crisis, credit quality is paramount.