The bond market "yield curve" -- the difference between long-term and short-term interest rates -- is steep and climbing, typically a sign of a strengthening economy. What's a bond investor to do? Play it safe.
A reader wants to know whether buying the so-called Dogs of the Dow is a good way to get started investing in the stock market. Investment experts say the Dogs' track record is good -- as long as you're in it for the long haul.