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Time To Rethink Your Love Affair With Bonds?

market bondsDavid Fabian:  Falling in love is one of the greatest experiences on earth.  However, it also leaves us blind to the flaws or shortcomings of our counterpart.  That is how I feel about bonds right now with the 10-Year U.S. Treasury Yield (TNX) at 1.56% and continuing to crater lower on an almost daily basis in June. 
NYSE:AGG June 21, 2016 3:29pm

3 Bond ETFs That Didn’t Get The Rate Hike Boost Many Expected

etfsDavid Fabian:  A full month has now passed since the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time since 2006. This development created a far different environment than many investors anticipated. In fact, many of the funds that were considered at the top of a rate hike “play book” need to be reconsidered in light of current market trends.
BATS:IGHG January 20, 2016 6:05pm

What You Need To Know About Rising Rate ETFs

need to know etfs 600X300David Fabian:  Just when you thought all of the rising rate chatter from 2013 was but a distant memory, the investment community is once again dredging up strategies to shelter your portfolio from the ticking time bomb known as your bond funds.
NYSE:BND September 16, 2015 4:31pm

ETFs To Take Advantage Of A Fed Stimulus Pullback [SPDR KBW Bank (ETF), ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF]

investDavid Fabian:  The most recent Fed statement indicated the reserve bank is still on schedule to reduce its monthly bond purchases by this coming fall and speculation is now rising about when the first rate hike will come into play. The majority of economists
NYSE:KBE August 5, 2014 2:40pm

New Barclays Inverse ETF To Play Rising Rate Concerns [ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF]

etfsThe U.S. economy is finally showing signs of strength this year. Job growth in June hit the highest level since September 2008. Other data points like manufacturing and consumer confidence in recent days also came in favor of economic growth.
NYSE:FLAT July 29, 2014 4:44pm

Investors Should Be Wary Of Rising Rate ETFs [ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF, Vanguard Short Term Corporate Bond ETF]

new etfsSteve Mauzy: When a new class of investments hits the market I prefer to remain on the sidelines and watch from a distance.
BATS:IGHG April 27, 2014 9:09pm

Three Ways To Play Rising Rates With Inverse Treasury ETFs

ETFsThe fixed income space has been out of investors’ favor for much of this year given the looming concerns of the Fed dialing back its easy monetary policy ever since late May.
NYSE:TBF December 11, 2013 4:33pm

Two Funds To Help You Capture Profits As Rates Rise

ratesKeith Fitz-Gerald: Bernanke's actions last week - failing to taper, yet still trying to maintain the illusion that QE is a good thing - are setting up a one-two punch that's not unlike boxing champion Mohammed Ali's famous "float like a butterfly,
NYSE:TBF September 26, 2013 3:49pm

From Bond Apathy To Bond Panic

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
NYSE:SHY August 28, 2013 12:44pm

When It Comes To Retirement Investors Need To Focus On Risk

risk: “I think it’s all about taking risk; you have to take more of it—get out of your comfort zone. You can’t just keep doing the same thing and expect different results—it’s that simple.” These were the exact words from my friend, Mr. Speculator,
NYSE:TBF August 22, 2013 3:47pm

Why Bonds Are Still The Worst Investment

market bonds: The recent shift in market sentiment towards interest rates has caused many people to begin scratching their heads, wondering what this means for their investment strategy.
NYSE:TBF August 12, 2013 4:36pm

Two ETF Strategies To Profit From Higher Interest Rates

interest-rates: One question that readers have asked me a lot lately is: how can they adjust their investment strategy to profit from higher interest rates? This is a great question, and to answer it, there are several strategies I would look into.
NYSE:BKLN July 31, 2013 1:08pm

S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average: Time To Take Some Chips Off The Table?

bearbull21Joseph L. Shaefer: The market giveth and the market taketh away.
NYSE:DIA July 12, 2013 1:27pm

Do Growth Investors Have Anywhere To Hide?

etfs etfsThis week we saw some of the biggest swings in both the stock and bond market for 2013 as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stoked the fires of QE tapering and rising rates. The sell-off in equities pushed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF
NYSE:KRE June 24, 2013 4:29pm

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