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Interest Rate Hikes On The Horizon?

April 9th, 2014

ratesMatt Machaj: Recent weeks were not bad for those gold investors’€™ hearts filled with golden hopes. The price of gold depends on many factors, but past patterns can give us important hints and suggest which of them are to be carefully studied and properly comprehended. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What Investors Need To Know About Rising Rates

April 2nd, 2014

need to knowWhen new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen communicated the Fed’s view on markets after the March FOMC meeting, she left some investors feeling a bit uneasy. Now that the dust has settled, I wanted to reiterate that while the Fed is maintaining its original Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Is The Yield Curve Really Flattening?

March 26th, 2014

market bondsGary Tanashian: There is a lot of talk now about a flattening of the yield curve.  This talk has been among the most intense right here at the website you are reading at this moment.  A flattening curve is commonly viewed as bad for gold, and according Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Higher Rates On The Horizon? Three Implications

March 24th, 2014

percent rateWhile the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s announcement last week of further tapering was widely expected, investors were temporarily taken aback – at least for a day – by the prospect of an earlier-than-expected rate hike. Read more…

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Increasing Profits As Monetary Policy Tightens

March 21st, 2014

market bondsMoe Zulfiqar: The verdict is in… Read more…

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Rising Interest Rates: Could Stocks Struggle In 2014?

March 21st, 2014

Wall streetChris Ciovacco: 1994, Rising Interest Rates, And Your Approach To The Markets. Read more…

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Safe Havens Are Trouncing Stocks So Far This Year

March 19th, 2014

safe-investmentsSy Harding: Investors are going crazy for stocks, piling into individual stocks and equity mutual funds at a near record pace. Investor sentiment polls confirm the high level of bullishness. Margin debt is at record highs. Brokerage firms and polls of investor Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Bond Market Is In Trouble

March 4th, 2014

Wagner Daily: A Closer Look At These ETFs (EEM, EDZ, TBT)

February 25th, 2014

technical chart lookThe iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF)(NYSEARCA:EEM) has rallied into resistance from a broken uptrend line and a declining 50-day MA. Yesterday’s (February 25) price action stalled above 39.70 for the second time in two Read more…

NYSE:EDZ, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:TBT

Three Reasons To Stay Flexible In Your Bond Portfolio

February 19th, 2014

market bondsIt’s been a tough road for bond investors over the past year. After a long period of time during which interest rates were falling or were relatively stable, we finally saw a long-awaited spike in rates in the middle of last year, with higher overall volatility Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

How To Tell When Stocks Will Outperform Bonds Again

February 17th, 2014

market bondsDouglas Davenport:  I often examine risk-off versus risk-on ratios to monitor the battle between economic fear and confidence. Or, in other words, bonds versus stocks. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Investors, Rein In Your Expectations

February 12th, 2014

market bondsMike Burnick: The three-decade bull market in Treasury bonds had to end sometime, and 2013 marked a major inflection point between bull and bear. Read more…

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Fed’s Low Rate Pledge Still Backs Equities

February 10th, 2014

Wall streetChris Ciovacco: Markets have countless moving parts, which means trying to figure out why the market does what it does, is difficult at best. Investors always look for clean explanations of why markets move up or down. The simple truth is markets often move Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Interest Rates Are Surging All Around Us

January 31st, 2014

ratesMike Larson: First things first: The Federal Reserve did exactly what I predicted, before it was fashionable to predict it. They agreed to lop another $10 billion off the QE bond-buying program at this week’s meeting, slashing it to $65 billion. Read more…

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Will Janet Yellen Make The Grade?

January 28th, 2014

Janet YellenJames DiGeorgia: As expected, the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the next Federal Reserve chair last week. One of her first tasks will be to wind down the “QE3″ stimulus program. Read more…

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