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Should Investors Be Worried about Inflation?

October 29th, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:STIP, NYSE:TIP

Ultra Safe Bond ETFs To Dodge Market Turmoil

August 21st, 2014

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, Read more…

NYSE:MINT, NYSE:SCHO, NYSE:SHY

Treasury Bond ETFs To Play Rising Short Term Yields

April 1st, 2014

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 Read more…

NASDAQ:VGLT, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TLO, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TUZ

New Active Bond ETFs From PIMCO In Focus

February 3rd, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:DI, NYSE:LDUR, NYSE:SHY

Why Duration Matters

January 23rd, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TLT

A New Way To Step Out Of Cash

January 9th, 2014

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 Read more…

NYSE:CSJ, NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:SHV, NYSE:SHY

WisdomTree Files For Floating Rate Treasury ETF

November 19th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:FLRN, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY

Forget What Ben Bernanke Says and Listen To The Bond Market

September 18th, 2013

market bondsMike Larson: Economists are familiar with the concept of “leading indicators.” Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why Interest Rates Will Explode Again

September 16th, 2013

interest-ratesMartin D. Weiss: Bernanke’s day of reckoning has arrived. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

How To Play The Taper Talk

September 12th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Marc Faber: The Bond Market Would Like A High Level Of Tapering

September 11th, 2013

marc faberGold Silver Worlds: Marc Faber explains in this video interview below the consequences of tapering and the potential motives of the US Fed. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

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

From Bond Apathy To Bond Panic

August 28th, 2013

market bondsYves Lamoureux: We have been glad this year to be on the side of the bull camp. Our job has been an easy one as we pursued the long side of stocks. We remain bullish despite raising big amounts of cash many weeks ago. We think we can redeploy Read more…

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

Foreign Holders Dump A Whopping $40.8 Billion In Long-Term Treasuries

August 16th, 2013

market bondsMike Larson:  Did you hear the news out of the Treasury Department this recently? It was an absolute disaster for the bond market — and for good reason: Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why I’m Predicting Lower Bond Yields

August 15th, 2013

yieldBill Hall: If you own bond funds, you’ve no doubt suffered losses — maybe even big losses — over the past few months. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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