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The End Of The Correction?

April 11th, 2014

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: If you are relatively new to the investing world, you may not have a realistic reference point to understand how painful stock market corrections can be. Read more…

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

Treasury Snapshot: 10-Year Yield Closes Near Its 2014 Low

April 11th, 2014

market bondsDoug Short: What’s New: The daily close yield on the 10-year note has been relatively range-bound since early February, with low of 2.60% on March 3rd and a high of 2.82% on April 2nd, which was the record closing high for the S&P 500. Read more…

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

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

Hiring An Advisor? Don’t Start With Fees and Performance

April 8th, 2014

wall-street-etfDavid Fabian: Nearly every week I get an inquiry via my website from an investor inquiring about fees and performance.  These regular rituals are always an interesting first impression that provide a consistent profile of the person asking these questions.  Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY, 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

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

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

Three ETFs To Watch This Week (TLT, UNG, URA)

March 26th, 2014

market outlookMorpheus Trading: Since putting in a double bottom type pattern at the beginning of the year, iShares Long-Term T-Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) has rallied off the lows and formed a bullish consolidation pattern above support of its rising 10-week moving average: Read more…

NYSE:TLT, NYSE:UNG, NYSE:URA

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…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Increasing Profits As Monetary Policy Tightens

March 21st, 2014

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

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

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…

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

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

ETF Investors Chase Risk Despite Defensive Signals

March 12th, 2014

new etfsDavid Fabian: One of the benefits of ETF investing is that the landscape is so transparent.  Every ETF investor knows exactly what they own at all times and you can get remarkable statistical data from a variety of online sources that track fund metrics. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:USMV, NYSE:UWM

Volatile Interest Rate Moves Underscore the Inflation vs. Deflation Debate

March 11th, 2014

ratesDavid Fabian: It’s been a while since I addressed the topics of interest rates, tapering, and the impact of these concepts on our investment portfolios.  Last week’s better than expected jobs report significantly lifted both intermediate and long-term interest rates Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:MBB, NYSE:TLT

Stocks: October 2007 vs. March 2014

March 7th, 2014

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: The Federal Reserve has signaled to the markets that economic data would have to veer significantly off their anticipated path to terminate the Fed’s tapering process. Some additional taper-friendly remarks were made this week. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:SH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT




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