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Time To Rethink Your Love Affair With Bonds?

June 21st, 2016

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.  Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

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

January 20th, 2016

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. Read more…

BATS:IGHG, NYSE:BKLN, NYSE:TBF

What You Need To Know About Rising Rate ETFs

September 16th, 2015

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. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:RISE, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TBX

ETFs To Take Advantage Of A Fed Stimulus Pullback

August 5th, 2014

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 Read more…

NYSE:KBE, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:XLF

New Barclays Inverse ETF To Play Rising Rate Concerns

July 29th, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:FLAT, NYSE:TBF

Investors Should Be Wary Of Rising Rate ETFs

April 27th, 2014

new etfsSteve Mauzy: When a new class of investments hits the market I prefer to remain on the sidelines and watch from a distance. Read more…

BATS:IGHG, NASDAQ:VCSH, NYSE:TBF

Three Ways To Play Rising Rates With Inverse Treasury ETFs

December 11th, 2013

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. Read more…

NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Two Funds To Help You Capture Profits As Rates Rise

September 26th, 2013

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, Read more…

NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

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

When It Comes To Retirement Investors Need To Focus On Risk

August 22nd, 2013

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, Read more…

NYSE:TBF

Why Bonds Are Still The Worst Investment

August 12th, 2013

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. Read more…

NYSE:TBF

Two ETF Strategies To Profit From Higher Interest Rates

July 31st, 2013

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. Read more…

NYSE:BKLN, NYSE:TBF

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

July 12th, 2013

bearbull21Joseph L. Shaefer: The market giveth and the market taketh away. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Do Growth Investors Have Anywhere To Hide?

June 24th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:KRE, NYSE:PSQ, NYSE:SH, NYSE:TBF

This One Group of Bankers Can Help You Predict The Markets

June 18th, 2013

bank1Douglas Davenport: If you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered why nothing seems to change in Washington, D.C., no matter who’s elected to Congress or the Oval Office. Read more…

NYSE:EUM, NYSE:TBF




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