Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:BOND’

Should You Hold High-Yield Bond Funds Now?

May 26th, 2015

yieldKent Thune: High-yield bond funds and dividend stocks have supported the income needs of investors for several years as government bonds have paid almost nothing. But what happens to high-yield portfolio values in the next crisis? Read more…


Interest Rates Are Spiking Everywhere

May 19th, 2015

interest-ratesJohn Rubino: Just as ultra-low interest rates start to seem normal, the markets decide otherwise. US 10-year Treasury bonds yielded about 1.9% in April and are now above 2.20%: Read more…


Fed Rate-Hike To Trigger ‘Next Crash’ In 2016?

May 18th, 2015

market correction bearJeff Nielson: Over the first half of this year; several trends (and schemes) have seemed to emerge, as the One Bank herds the West (and most of the Rest of the World?) towards another mass-shearing. Indeed, now that “bail-ins” have been rubber-stamped by all Read more…


Beware The Allure Of Leveraged ETFs

May 13th, 2015

leverage-decayDavid Fabian: Leveraged ETFs promise the benefits of fast profits with little concern towards common-sense investing risks. In fact, a good friend and colleague of mine recently wrote an article titled When Do Leveraged ETFs Make Sense?  Read more…


Knowing When To Walk Away

May 11th, 2015

etfsMichael Fabian: Unlike a typical portfolio of ETFs or mutual funds traded at NAV, closed-end fund investors must decide from a fundamental perspective if a fund’s risk will ultimately be worth the reward.  ETF or mutual fund assets are always redeemable Read more…


Experts Are Warning That The 76 Trillion Dollar Global Bond Bubble Is About To Explode

May 4th, 2015

dollar money bubbleWarren Buffett believes “that bonds are very overvalued“, and a recent survey of fund managers found that 80 percent of them are convinced that bonds have become “badly overvalued“.  Read more…


A Bond ETF With Huge Upside

April 7th, 2015

yieldJim Bach: The hunt for yield in Europe is positioning a certain bond ETF for big gains. Read more…


Biggest Shortage Of U.S. 10-Year Treasury Notes Since June 2014

April 7th, 2015

market bondsTyler Durden:  We are glad to see that after beating the drum on the unprecedented bond market liquidity (and underlying) shortage for over two and a half years (and here and here and here), not only famous hedge fund managers but the mainstream media Read more…


Bond ETFs Hit The Bearish Radar

March 27th, 2015

market bondsRick Pendergraft: After the market dropped pretty hard Wednesday, when I ran my scans I expected a fair number of stocks and ETFs on the bearish scan. Read more…


Illiquid Corporate Bond Market Will End In “Very Unpleasant Fashion”

March 23rd, 2015

corporate bondTyler Durden: Yesterday, we pointed out that the industry is getting increasingly nervous about the possibility that a lack of liquidity in bond markets may indeed be the catalyst for the next collapse. Thanks to new regulations ostensibly designed to Read more…


Is Inflation A Threat?

March 18th, 2015

inflationChris Ciovacco:  While the Federal Reserve likes to talk about the rising threat of inflation, global central bankers are more concerned about low inflation or deflation. Read more…


Rate Hikes Already Priced Into The U.S. Dollar Index

March 13th, 2015

dollar etfEconMatters:  All those bemoaning what rate hikes could potentially portend for the US Dollar need to get a grip, the rate hikes are already priced in. That`s how markets work, buy the rumor and sell the news or actual event. Read more…


Worries About The Looming Fed Hike Spill Over

March 10th, 2015

ratesMany investors are anxious about a possible bubble in stock markets, but those fears seem overblown to us. The greater near-term danger may be a more aggressive Federal Reserve. Read more…


What Is A Key Ratio Saying About Stock Market Risk?

March 5th, 2015

riskaheadChris Ciovacco:  If you knew (or thought) a bear market in stocks was just around the corner, would you prefer to be invested in 100% stocks or 100% bonds? Since the S&P 500 lost over 50% in the last two bear markets (2000-2002 and 2007-2009), the answer is easy. Read more…


America’s Biggest Financial Institutions Are Loading Up On Treasuries

February 26th, 2015

bankMike Burnick: A recent Bloomberg story caught my eye by posing a very good question: “What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds?” Read more…


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