This table shows rates on select cash alternatives as of 8/29/2022. Traditional banks are still paying nothing, which is unlikely to change anytime soon. FDIC-insured cash deposits at most brokerage firms aren’t particularly appealing either with 0.25% at Schwab. With a little extra work, moving your money to a High Yield Online Savings account, such as Ally or Marcus, might be a good option for many savers.
We look at which bonds do best in stock market downturns. Higher quality (especially Treasuries) and longer maturity bonds are better at defense.
In this article I continue analysis of the U.S. Bond Market by putting it in context with dollar figures and growth statistics for various issuer types.