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Bonds in a Low Interest Rate Environment (Part 2)


Now that you are well armed with information on bonds, in today’s environment, why would you buy them? For many Savers, the decision to hold bonds right now is based on a belief in continued stagnant interest rates or as a deflationary hedge. Think about...

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Bonds in a Low Interest Rate Environment (Part 1)


In today’s ultra-low rate environment bonds are yielding a pittance. Moreover, at some point the central banks of both Canada and the US will need to relent and allow rates to increase moderately. For savers trying to construct a conservative portfolio this puts us in...

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