Puerto Rican Debt Extends Slump Before Governor Vote: Muni Credit
Puerto Rican debt, with a credit rating lower than any U.S. state, is in its deepest slide in 20 months, less than four weeks before elections that may unseat a governor who championed cost cuts and trimmed budget deficits. Guy Davidson, Director of Municipal Investments, shares his views.
October 12, 2012
Trusts & Estates
Flexible (Bond) Funds
WealthManagement.com highlights how the AllianceBernstein Unconstrained Bond Fund has stood out as a top performer in its category.
October 3, 2012
AllianceBernstein manager Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky asks, is CCC credit worth the risk?
Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky, High Yield portfolio manager, analyzes the risk associated with CCC credit.
August 30, 2012
Ashish Shah, AllianceBernstein - Bond Investing
Ashish Shah, portfolio manager of Global Credit, discusses the global credit markets.
August 29, 2012
AllianceBernstein Fund Prefers Muni Credit Risk to Rate Risk
Terry Hults, Senior Portfolio Manager of Municipal Investments, and Guy Davidson, director of Municipal Investments, describe why credit risk is more desirable than interest rate risk.
July 31, 2012
Low Yields and a Refunding Flood Confound Investors
Michael Brooks, senior portfolio manager for U.S. Municipals, explains how the short-duration bond environment negatively affects longer-duration bond portfolios.
July 26, 2012
Germany Still a Lesson for Periphery Despite Ratings Agency Action, Says AllianceBernstein
Darren Williams, Senior European Economist, explains why Germany’s strong economy still serves as an example for Europe’s peripheral states to follow, despite Moody’s recent demotion of its credit outlook.
July 24, 2012
Do muniland’s flare-ups signal a bigger fire?
According to Guy Davidson, director of Municipal Investments, the recent California bankruptcies will not spur a flood of defaults in the Municipal Market.
July 16, 2012
High Yield Can Be Your Friend: Rock Solid Retirement Portfolio
Fixed Income CIO Doug Peebles lends his thoughts as he succinctly sums up the case for high-yield bonds as a hybrid asset class.
July 6, 2012