If indeed inflation does surprise to the high side, investors are not only likely to bid up short-term bond
yields but also demand a higher inflation risk premium for the additional risk of holding a long-term bond.
The foreign currency short-term bond
and bank deposit ceilings are unchanged at Not Prime.
Fidelity Investments launched a new short-term bond
index fund and two lower-priced institutional share classes for three of its existing bond index funds.
Charles Schwab Investment Management is reorganizing its Schwab Short-Term Bond
Market Fund into the Schwab Short-Term Bond
Index Fund and the Schwab Total Bond Market Fund into the Schwab US Aggregate Bond Index Fund, and approved the liquidation of both the Schwab Short-Term Bond
Market Fund and Schwab Total Bond Market Fund, the company said.
The fund is designed for investors who seek higher yields with less volatility than short-term bond
com)-- The fund provides a traditional investment alternative for clients which seek higher returns as opposed to money market funds, and reduced fluctuations which are fairly common for short-term bond
funds, thus filling the risk vs.
Stable value funds promise to deliver a steady return in line with short-term bond
yields and have performed as advertised.
The Azzad Wise Capital Fund, the first US Halal, socially responsible fixed-income mutual fund has received a five-star overall rating out of 435 short-term bond
funds as of 31 December 2014 from Chicago-based investment research firm Morningstar, Inc.
The government short-term bond
rating is Not Prime and is not affected by this action.
We have a second tier account that I keep in a short-term bond
mutual funds, which typically have maturity dates of two years or less, are another good option.
On its short-term funds, Comisky said the committee had decided to reallocate the investments from 50-50 to 60 percent in a short-term bond
fund and 40 percent in money market funds.