• Nov. 27, 2012, 12:29 PM
    Some fixed-income investors may get an unexpected tax bill as iShares expects to have capital gains distributions on 5 of its ETFs before year's end. For the Total U.S. Bond Market ETF (AGG), the distribution should be 35-44 basis points; for the LQD, just 0-1 basis point. Other funds affected: MBB, GNMA, MONY. Nov. 27, 2012, 12:29 PM
  • Jun. 14, 2012, 6:51 AM
    Money managers and major banks are discussing the possible creation of a stock-market equivalent for corporate bonds, with sources saying the parties are interested in setting up a centralized electronic market where all participants could trade bonds freely with one another. The discussions, still in an early stage, highlight the concern over regulatory shifts that some fear will make bond trading more expensive. Jun. 14, 2012, 6:51 AM | 5 Comments