Junk bonds offer investors solid returns with slightly relatively low risk and very little volatility. But what happens when everyone on Wall Street is buying them?
Microsoft has learned (the hard way) that it cannot sit idly by anymore hoping its partners such as Dell and Hewlett Packard will develop effective hardware. Microsoft now seems ready to become more proactive in its bid to compete with Apple.
The separation of Conoco from Phillips 66 should have benefits for investors in both companies.