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Four ETFs To Watch Ahead of Fed Policy Meeting

September 17th, 2013

in focus spotlightAll eyes will be on the end of the key FOMC meeting on Wednesday, with any changes in QE likely to take center stage. The current program calls for $85 billion in Treasury and MBS purchases each month, but analysts are looking for this to get Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:VWO

Is The U.S. Treasury Secular Bond Bull Market Dead?

September 10th, 2013

market bondsAndrew Kassen:  By nearly all accounts, the secular bull market bonds have cycled through since the early 1980s is in its final days. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMF

Treasury Bond ETFs Test Long-Term Support

June 13th, 2013

Municipal BondDavid Fabian: The volatility in bonds over the last month has been a wakeup call to many investors who have been complacent with their fixed-income portfolios. The catalyst for this volatility was recent comments from the Federal Reserve Read more…

NYSE:IEF

The Investment Case For The Intermediate Term Treasury Bond ETFs

June 6th, 2013

etfs etfsAs far as ETFs are concerned, 2013 has been pretty much a year for the short term segment so far. Besides the huge surge in interest for Japan ETFs, short term bond ETFs were among the hottest picks for investors. Read more…

NYSE:BSV, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:IEI, NYSE:ITE, NYSE:UST

Target Hit At Key Inflection Point For Bond ETFs

May 29th, 2013

market bondsCorey Rosenbloom: The renewed focus on the potential for higher future interest rates led bond funds iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) and iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF) Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TLT

Charting The Popular Bond ETFs For April

April 10th, 2013

technical-lookCorey Rosenbloom: As April 2013 began, we saw positive reversals and breakthroughs in “Risk-off” US Treasury funds iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) and iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF). Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TLT

Is The Best Performing Bond ETF Really In Europe? (ITLY, ITLT, TYD, TENZ, IEF)

January 30th, 2013

europeEric Dutram: Despite low rates and a now more dovish Federal Reserve, investors continue to pile into fixed income ETFs. In fact, over the trailing one year period, fixed income funds have seen aggregate inflows exceeding $40 billion, including several billion to high yield Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:ITLT, NYSE:ITLY, NYSE:TENZ, NYSE:TYD

Why The Next Great Bubble Is About To Collapse? (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

January 22nd, 2013

dollar money bubbleMartin D. Weiss:  Senator Orrin Hatch warns that the bubble has the power to “destroy the retirement savings of millions of Americans.” Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Entire Bond Universe Looks Toxic In 2013 (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

January 16th, 2013

market bondsMartin Hutchinson: It was shaping up to be another be another strong year for U.S. Treasury Bonds right up until the moment it looked like a fiscal cliff deal would be reached. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

S&P 500 Index: Is There Any Hope For Stock Bears?

January 16th, 2013

market correction bearChris Ciovacco: As of the close Tuesday, the bulls remained in control, but there are reasons to pay attention this week with an open mind: Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

Why We Should’ve Jumped Off the Fiscal Cliff

January 4th, 2013

Martin Hutchinson: In the end, a last-minute deal emerged. Just like that, the fiscal cliff crisis was averted.  Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The (Very) Rich Get (Much) Richer

January 3rd, 2013

Jeff Nielson: How do we define the term “obscenely wealthy”? We start with people who already have more wealth than any humans in the history of our species. We then watch these people getting much wealthier, much faster than anyone else on the planet. And then we listen to them lusting foreven more wealth. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Federal Reserve Is So Dangerous

December 18th, 2012

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve System is a government-sanctioned private enterprise that functions as a socialist tool. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Will Interests Rates Rise In 2013?

December 17th, 2012

Matt Tucker: When the Federal Reserve met this week, it announced that it would keep the target for its key interest rate near zero until the unemployment rate improves or inflation picks up. As MarketWatch remarked after the announcement, “Fed policy Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

German’s Incomplete Economic Recovery Supports the Bond Bull Market

December 10th, 2012

The Daily Capitalist: Germany’s national economic statistical repository provides an interesting set of graphs that correlate with the collapsing interest rate structure in that country.  Two-year bunds now yield a negative 0.08% per year.  The 10-year bund yields 1.27%, down from Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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