Bonds are boring. They are the beige minivan of the investment world. Yet, bond yields (which move inversely to prices) are hugely important. They determine lots of things: from how much companies and governments pay to borrow money -- to the rate you get on your mortgage. To help you navigate the complex world of interest rates, here are some free resources.
“What will the Fed do?” That is the wrong question – the real issue is, who (or what) the Fed will follow. Watch this Chart of the Day to see the answer for yourself.