High-Yield Bonds: An Opportunity for the Long Term

The high-yield asset class has shown long-term resilience, and in cases where it has run into turbulence, it has bounced back impressively.

Understanding High-Yield Bonds

Learn about the features of high-yield corporate bonds and how they can enhance your portfolio’s income potential.

Case Study: Senior Loans and the 2008 Financial Crisis

A hypothetical example showing that staying invested or adding to holdings in senior loans during the 2008 financial crisis provided the best long-term outcomes.

The Bulls Outweigh the Bears

Historically, periods of strong market performance have lasted longer than and more than made up for losses incurred during bear markets.

What Are My Options When the Market is Down?

In a declining market, your first instinct may be to cut and run. This short case study on the 2008 financial crisis shows that staying invested or adding to your portfolio may be better options.

Staying the Course In a Bear Market

History shows that investors who patiently weather market downturns are rewarded for staying focused on the long term.

The Storm Before the Calm

Historically, severe market downturns have typically been followed by a strong rebound beyond pre-decline highs, rewarding patient investors who stay the course.

Emotional Investing

When we feel threatened, experience tells us to get away as fast as possible. But when it comes to investing, this is often the least advisable response.