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The Liquidity Crisis Intensifies: ‘Prepare For A Bear Market In Bonds’

June 25th, 2015

market correction bearAre we about to witness trillions of dollars of “paper wealth” vaporize into thin air?  During the next financial crisis, a lot of “wealthy” investors are going to be in for a very rude awakening.  The truth is that securities are only worth what someone Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Knowing When To Walk Away

May 11th, 2015

etfsMichael Fabian: Unlike a typical portfolio of ETFs or mutual funds traded at NAV, closed-end fund investors must decide from a fundamental perspective if a fund’s risk will ultimately be worth the reward.  ETF or mutual fund assets are always redeemable Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:IEF

Illiquid Corporate Bond Market Will End In “Very Unpleasant Fashion”

March 23rd, 2015

corporate bondTyler Durden: Yesterday, we pointed out that the industry is getting increasingly nervous about the possibility that a lack of liquidity in bond markets may indeed be the catalyst for the next collapse. Thanks to new regulations ostensibly designed to Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

America’s Biggest Financial Institutions Are Loading Up On Treasuries

February 26th, 2015

bankMike Burnick: A recent Bloomberg story caught my eye by posing a very good question: “What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds?” Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Time For Junk Bond ETFs?

February 25th, 2015

new etfsAfter a dismal performance in late 2014, junk (high yield) bonds seem back on track this year on investors’ drive for higher yields. Countries across the globe has chosen loose monetary policies either by cutting interest rates or buying government bonds Read more…

NYSE:ANGL, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK

Making Sense Of Your Investment Time Frame

February 4th, 2015

investDavid Fabian: Without a doubt, one of the most important inputs in a successful outcome for your investment portfolio is time. In the finance world, this is usually expressed as your “time frame” or “time horizon”. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:HYG

Jeff Gundlach Sees 10Y Treasury Testing 1.38% In 2015, Warns Of “Trouble Ahead”

January 5th, 2015

treasuryTyler Durden: Having totally and utterly failed in 2014, the consensus for 2015 is once again higher rates (well they can’t go any lower right?) with year-end 2015 expectations of 3.006% currently (having already plunged from over 3.65% in July). Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

5 Lessons I Learned In 2014

December 29th, 2014

fiveDavid Fabian: Each year I set aside some time to reflect on the lessons learned over the past 12 months.  I find this exercise to be a prudent use of my time to reflect on missed opportunities, highlight successful practices, and strive to be a better overall investor.  Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:SPY

Regulators Worry Some ETFs Fail To Track Market Prices

December 29th, 2014

ETFsEven a truly innovative “killer app” can be dangerous if used in the wrong way. Exchange-traded funds have been the most successful new mainstream investment product of the past couple of decades, going from a quirky novelty in the late ‘90s to more than $2 trillion in assets today covering nearly Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:RSX

MLP ETFs Find Themselves Guilty By Association

December 11th, 2014

investDavid Fabian: The deleveraging in the energy space continues in earnest and one area that is going down with the ship is master limited partnerships (MLPs). These high yield energy-related securities fell heavily during the October sell off and are once again Read more…

NYSE:AMLP, NYSE:EMLP, NYSE:HYG

U.S. Treasury Bonds Are Outperforming S&P 500

December 1st, 2014

money and investingSy Harding: It was a sure thing. With the Fed cutting back its massive QE bond-buying program this year bonds would plunge. Instead, they began rallying sharply in January, precisely when the Fed began tapering back QE. Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Global Economies Will Dictate Rate Hike Timing

November 22nd, 2014

percent rateSy Harding: The Federal Reserve spent this year winding down its $85 billion a month QE stimulus program. With that task completed, the hot topic of analysts, and concern of markets, is how soon the Fed will take the next step Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What Is Normal?

October 20th, 2014

Federal reserveThe Fed (and every other Fed commentator) uses the word “normalization” to describe the upcoming next phase of monetary policy. While the debate focuses on when that might be — as in, exactly how long is a “considerable period?” Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK

Making A Move With Bond ETFs

October 1st, 2014

market bondsI talk a lot in this space about how you can use ETFs to build bond portfolios in the current market environment, and my colleague Russ Koesterich recently explored this topic as well. These applications generally leverage the exchange traded fund Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:NEAR

A Good Time To Check Your Bond Portfolio

September 30th, 2014

market bondsBond market and currency volatility have been on the rise lately, leaving many investors wondering what they should do in response. Read more…

NYSE:HYG




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