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A Global Financial Crisis On The Horizon?

August 19th, 2013

financial crisisYou can see it coming, can’t you?  The yield on 10 year U.S. Treasuries is skyrocketing, the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) has been down for 9 of the last 11 trading days and troubling economic news Read more…

NYSE:IEI, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:PCY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

How To Trade Bonds The Right Way With ETFs

August 13th, 2013

make-moneyJames DiGeorgia: Do bonds have a future? The debate is getting intense — and with good reason. Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TLT

2013 ETF Flows: Bonds Dip And Japan Rips

July 8th, 2013

money flowingDavid Fabian: The first half of 2013 has been quite a ride in both the stock and bond markets as fund flows have been largely accurate in depicting the best and worst performing asset classes. The biggest story by far has been the unprecedented Read more…

NYSE:BSV, NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP

ETF Mythbusting: Can Bond Funds Move The Market?

June 26th, 2013

new etfsRecently, we shared our prediction that the US ETF industry could experience more than 100% growth in the next five years, from current assets of $1.5 trillion to $3.5 trillion by the year 2017.  There are several key drivers fueling this growth Read more…

NYSE:LQD

The Worst Of The Bond Market Collapse Is Yet To Come

June 14th, 2013

market bondsMike Larson: It’s been only 33 days — barely more than a month — but in that time, bonds have crashed in spectacular fashion. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:LQD

Anywhere To Hide For The Income Investor?

June 5th, 2013

wall-street-etfMichael Fabian: The fixed-income strategy that has been “working” over the past several months is elongating duration when the 10-year Treasury Yield hits 2%, then simply riding down the curve when rates near 1.5%. Portfolio managers Read more…

NYSE:BKLN, NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:LQD

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Bonds In ETFs: If, When & How?

May 22nd, 2013

apple targetYou may have noticed an interesting news story a couple weeks back about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) selling a record $17bn in bonds – the largest corporate bond deal in history.  While the deal didn’t have much to do with ETFs per se, you Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:XLK

Is The 10-Year Treasury Note Flashing A Warning Sign?

May 12th, 2013

market bondsDavid Fabian: Friday’s one-day move of over 7% in the 10-Year Treasury Note yield caught many fixed-income investors off guard as better than expected payroll numbers signaled that the economy Read more…

NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:STIP, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

ETF Strategy For Rising Rates: Reduce Portfolio Duration

May 6th, 2013

ETFsMatt Tucker: In my last post, I highlighted sector rotation as a potential ETF strategy for a rising interest rate environment.  This time, I’d like to focus on another common strategy for helping to protect a portfolio against rising rates: Read more…

NYSE:GOVT, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:SHY

Profit From The Great Rotation With These ETFs

April 30th, 2013

new etfsThe so-called “Great Rotation”–from bonds to stocks–appears to be taking longer than earlier expected. While there were increased inflows into equity funds earlier this year, the trend slowed down later on account of renewed worries about global Read more…

NYSE:BKLN, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:SNLN, NYSE:SRLN

Time To Buy The iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

April 23rd, 2013

corporate bondMarkets have been quite sluggish in April, as a lukewarm earnings season has taken its toll on stocks across the board. Broad benchmarks like the S&P 500 have retreated from their all-time highs thanks to this lackluster earnings season, with energy, Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:LQD

iShares Debuts Four Target Date Corporate Bond ETFs

April 22nd, 2013

isharesThough iShares dominates the equity ETF market, it has begun to shift some of its focus to the fixed income space as well. Theissuer has made great strides in recent months to expand its lineup Read more…

NYSE:IBCB, NYSE:IBCC, NYSE:IBCD, NYSE:IBCE, NYSE:LQD

Fed’s Tapering Talk Continues, Bond Buying Could Ease By Summer

April 10th, 2013

helicopterbenIn love, it has been said, it is not so much what you say, but what you do that matters. In short, actions speak louder than words. For Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke however, the Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP

Top Ranked iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corporate Bond Fund In Focus (LQD)

March 5th, 2013

market bondsEric Dutram: As yields remain low, income seeking investors continue to struggle. In their thirst for robust payouts, many of these investors have gone beyond conventional yield sources. This has surely disrupted the fragile risk-return tradeoff that they strive for, thereby putting their entire portfolio at risk. Read more…

NYSE:LQD

The Bond Bull’s Last Run (JNK, LQD, TIP)

March 4th, 2013

sleepingbullWhen the Italians couldn’t agree on one candidate, and the U.S. faced it’s so called sequester, it may have been the last shot of life support for the bond market, for a Read more…

NYSE:JNK, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP




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