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Where to get the best return on your cash amid rising interest rates

When the Federal Reserve raised the target federal funds rate by another 0.75 percentage point this month, it opened up some new opportunities for savers to get better returns on their cash. The Fed’s move aims to combat high inflation, which has pushed up housing, food and energy costs. related investment news Marktrout has muni …

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Fed rate hikes have made some corporate bonds very attractive. How to profit from it

As stocks fall and interest rates rise, investors are more excited about corporate bonds than they have been in a generation. A side effect of the Fed’s tightening policy is that interest rates have risen everywhere, including in the corporate bond market. But as the pros point out, investors need to be cautious and consider …

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Market rout has muni bonds looking good. How to add them to your portfolio

With the recent market turmoil, investors are looking for income. For some, municipal bonds may be the answer. The muni market has taken a hit this year, with weekly net flows into muni mutual funds and exchange-traded funds being negative for most of 2022, according to data from Refinitiv Lipper. However, their returns and tax …

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As Treasury yields rise, here’s how to allocate your portfolio, pros say

The latest threat to equities isn’t macro risk now – it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-dated, relatively risk-free government bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as 2-year government bond yields continue to rise. On Wednesday it hit 4.1% – the highest level since 2007. On Thursday …

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How to prepare your portfolio as interest rates continue to rise

dowel | moment | Getty Images After almost eight months of market volatility, many investors are still concerned about rising interest rates and how these changes will affect their portfolios. About 88% of investors are concerned about rising inflation and rising interest rates, according to a JP Morgan Wealth Management study of more than 2,000 …

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