By David Waring
Bloomberg: The plunge in oil prices has claimed another prominent victim .
Reuters: BlackRock is set to launch its first so-called "smart beta" bond fund that will adjust the holdings of a traditional bond index to achieve an equal balance of credit and interest rate risk .
Learn Bonds: Why many ordinary Greeks feel that their newly elected government has stabbed them right in the back .
Bloomberg: What do America's banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds ?
Matthew Waterman: Rapidly rising prices seem to be an attractive trend, but debt levels make REITs risky .
Citywire: Where can one find value in European high-yield ?
John Dowdee: Convertible CEFs might offer appealing distributions, but their overall performance has not been great .
ETF Trends: Cloud of uncertainty hangs over the municipal bond market .