Bonds remain stable investment amid 1Q decline

The first quarter of 2021 was positive for U.S. stocks, but bonds declined amid the rise in interest rates. With the dramatic spike in interest rates discussed here, bonds performed poorly in the first quarter of the year. The Barclay’s Aggregate Bond index was down more than 3% in the first quarter, a large loss […]

Will U.S. stocks continue to fare well amid reopening economy?

As most investors know, equity markets continued to achieve record highs during the first quarter of 2021. The story of the second quarter is still unfolding, as it is impacted by economic reopening amid the vaccine rollout, as well as concerns of rising interest rates and the prospects for inflation. While U.S. stocks have fared […]