Headwinds buffet emerging-market debt
Higher interest rates can challenge any fixed-income market, but rate increases in advanced economies can cause particular difficulty for emerging markets.
What may unlock consumer spending
While retail sales have been rather weak, key elements of consumer spending on services, including housing, are growing.
The outlook for high yield in the oilfield
Fundamental research offers a guide to the risk that low oil prices pose to energy companies with high yield debt.