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We Are On The Verge Of A Correction In Bonds [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd]

Municipal BondIf you know what to look for, the market will occasionally let you know what’s coming. And one of the best indicators of where a market is going is a capitulation. A capitulation is a point at which selling reaches a high rate. Think about the fall of 2008 - everyone sold
NYSE:BND April 7, 2014 1:13pm

Volatile Interest Rate Moves Underscore the Inflation vs. Deflation Debate [iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF), iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

ratesDavid Fabian: It’s been a while since I addressed the topics of interest rates, tapering, and the impact of these concepts on our investment portfolios.  Last week’s better than expected jobs report significantly lifted both intermediate and long-term interest rates
NYSE:HYG March 11, 2014 3:15pm

Bond ETF Investing Ideas For 2014

market bondsDavid Fabian: Income investors face a brave new world in 2014 that is punctuated by real interest rates trending higher and the Federal Reserve slowly reducing the pace of their quantitative
NYSE:AGG January 12, 2014 8:20pm

Bond Bulls Are Back In Control

market bondsDavid Fabian: It wasn’t more than six weeks ago when economists and market forecasters were bemoaning rising interest rates and categorically shunning bonds of all shapes and sizes.  Investors were shaken with the fear that the “great rotation”
NYSE:AGG October 23, 2013 2:14pm

A Global Financial Crisis On The Horizon?

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
NYSE:IEI August 19, 2013 10:22pm

How To Trade Bonds The Right Way With ETFs

make-moneyJames DiGeorgia: Do bonds have a future? The debate is getting intense — and with good reason.
NYSE:HYG August 13, 2013 2:14pm

2013 ETF Flows: Bonds Dip And Japan Rips

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
NYSE:BSV July 8, 2013 3:15pm

ETF Mythbusting: Can Bond Funds Move The Market?

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
NYSE:LQD June 26, 2013 11:11am

The Worst Of The Bond Market Collapse Is Yet To Come

market bondsMike Larson: It’s been only 33 days — barely more than a month — but in that time, bonds have crashed in spectacular fashion.
NYSE:BND June 14, 2013 3:15pm

Anywhere To Hide For The Income Investor?

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
NYSE:BKLN June 5, 2013 3:15pm

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

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
NASDAQ:QQQ May 22, 2013 11:11am

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

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
NYSE:FLOT May 12, 2013 11:23pm

ETF Strategy For Rising Rates: Reduce Portfolio Duration

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:
NYSE:GOVT May 6, 2013 2:14pm

Profit From The Great Rotation With These ETFs

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
NYSE:BKLN April 30, 2013 12:12pm

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