Category Archives for: NYSE:SHY

Will Cash Perform Better Than Bonds Amid Fed-Induced Volatility?

negative-interest-ratesFrom BlackRock: Head of Global Asset Allocation Russ Koesterich discusses the implications of a higher rate regime for your portfolio. The answer may surprise you.
NYSE:SHY September 20, 2016 7:07am

Goldman Sachs: Bond Sell-Off Will Only Intensify

A Goldman Sachs analyst said today that he expects 10-Year Treasury yields to surge to 2% by early 2017, due to a combination of three big factors.
NYSE:IEF September 12, 2016 12:12pm

Peter Schiff: Low Rates are the Cause of, Not Solution to, Economic Malaise

From Peter Schiff: For years I have argued that ultra-low interest rates act more as an economic sedative than a stimulant. This idea has elicited laughter from the economic establishment.
NYSE:SHY September 10, 2016 7:07am

Should Investors Be Worried about Inflation? [iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (ETF), iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd]

inflationAs my colleague Rick Rieder discusses in a recent post, the latest employment report tells us that the economy may be stronger than previously thought. Still, the Fed may be cautious on raising rates if inflation isn’t pushing above their target levels.
NYSE:SHY October 29, 2014 4:16pm

Ultra Safe Bond ETFs To Dodge Market Turmoil [iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd]

market bondsWith the broader U.S. stock markets having gained a whopping 182% from its March 2009 lows, investors are  getting increasingly anxious about the health of the markets and even fearing the worst. In fact, the concerns had started building up last year,
NYSE:MINT August 21, 2014 4:16pm

Treasury Bond ETFs To Play Rising Short Term Yields [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

yieldTreasury bond ETFs have been one of the most vulnerable investment options thanks to the Fed’s decision to wrap up its QE stimulus. While we have seen long-term bond ETFs suffering the most in 2013, the picture changed in 2014 thanks to the Fed’s modified
NASDAQ:VGLT April 1, 2014 4:16pm

New Active Bond ETFs From PIMCO In Focus [iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd, iShares Brclys Intrdte Gov/Crt Bd Fd]

PIMCO ETFsEncouraged by the incredible success of the exchange traded version of its mutual fund – PIMCO Total Return Fund – the issuer has recently launched two such ETFs.
NYSE:DI February 3, 2014 1:13pm

Why Duration Matters [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd]

market bondsA major fixed income strategy in 2013 was duration rotation, investors reducing the interest rate risk of their portfolios. As the term “duration” becomes increasingly prevalent in our conversations on The Blog and elsewhere, I thought it would be good to explain this concept.
NYSE:IEF January 23, 2014 1:13pm

A New Way To Step Out Of Cash

etfsWith everything that happened in the fixed income markets this past year, one theme dominated the headlines, the ETF flows, and the stories on this very blog: Short duration bonds. Through the end of 2013 $34 billion flowed into short duration
NYSE:CSJ January 9, 2014 4:16pm

WisdomTree Files For Floating Rate Treasury ETF

wisdomtreeWisdomTree is looking to add a new member to its fund family in the floating rate treasury space. While an entrance in the fixed income space comes as a shock at a time when the market is abuzz with speculation that the taper will come
NYSE:FLOT November 19, 2013 1:13pm

Forget What Ben Bernanke Says and Listen To The Bond Market

market bondsMike Larson: Economists are familiar with the concept of “leading indicators.”
NYSE:SHY September 18, 2013 11:11am

Why Interest Rates Will Explode Again

interest-ratesMartin D. Weiss: Bernanke’s day of reckoning has arrived.
NYSE:SHY September 16, 2013 3:15pm

How To Play The Taper Talk

dollar ben bernanke:  Will the Federal Reserve taper quantitative easing in September? This question has become the main topic of discussion among investors, since reducing or ending quantitative easing can have significant implications on the broader
NYSE:DIA September 12, 2013 12:12pm

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