Strategy And Market Commentary: Wall Street Journal-Five Myths of Bond Investing

At Houston Trust Company we view the role of bonds as acting a ballast to the portfolio, especially during times of extreme volatility in the equity markets. Their stable and predictable income streams make them an attractive asset to include within the context of an overall diversified portfolio. We manage laddered, high grade fixed income portfolios specifically tailored for our clients who seek the qualities of a stable income stream. This article from The Wall Street Journal speaks to our overall investment viewpoint on bonds as an asset class.