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The 3 Key Elements Of A Bond ETF

August 6th, 2015

market bondsAs the Head of Fixed Income Strategy for iShares, I am fully versed in the seemingly complex world of bond ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What’s Next For Treasury Bonds?

July 27th, 2015

market bondsLawrence Meyers:  There tends to be a lot of anxiety surrounding Treasury bonds. Many institutions and investors peg their hopes, dreams and fears around this one particular investment. I have never liked the idea that one’s investment allocation and strategy Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What’s Behind China’s Record Dumping Of U.S. Treasuries

July 22nd, 2015

chinaTyler Durden:   On Friday, alongside China’s announcement that it had bought over 600 tons of gold in “one month”, the PBOC released another very important data point: its total foreign exchange reserves, which declined by $17.3 billion to $3,694 billion. Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Preferred Stock ETFs Show Perseverance

July 16th, 2015

etfsDavid Fabian:  The income investing landscape has certainly shifted in 2015, with many dividend fixtures trading well below their starting point for the year. Stalwart asset classes such as REITs, utilities, MLPs, and even dividend paying common stocks Read more…

NYSE:PFF, NYSE:VRP

Is A Bullish Reversal Brewing For This Bond ETF?

July 7th, 2015

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: With stocks testing support and threatening a possible breakdown (reversal), US Treasury prices (measured by popular bond fund TLT) are staging a possible reversal higher of its key support level. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bill Gross Says Hold Cash, Prepare For Nightmare Panic Selling

June 30th, 2015

bill grossTyler Durden: Ever since bond market liquidity became the topic du jour across Wall Street (just a few short years after it was first raised in these pages), analysts, pundits, and reporters alike have begun to question what might happen should investors Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SPY

The Liquidity Crisis Intensifies: ‘Prepare For A Bear Market In Bonds’

June 25th, 2015

market correction bearAre we about to witness trillions of dollars of “paper wealth” vaporize into thin air?  During the next financial crisis, a lot of “wealthy” investors are going to be in for a very rude awakening.  The truth is that securities are only worth what someone Read more…

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

The Beginning Of The End: Rising Long Term Rates

June 23rd, 2015

ratesHarry Dent: The Fed has delayed a rate hike yet again. It seems convinced the economy isn’t ready to survive on higher short-term rates. So we continue to see zero rates to stimulate more economic activity. But today the market is proving just how Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What The Fed Needs To Consider Before A Rate Hike

June 18th, 2015

Janet-YellenWhen will the Fed raise rates? Matt Tucker highlights some of the common misconceptions people have around when and why the U.S. central bank might make their next move. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The Economic Depression In Greece Deepens As Tsipras Prepares To Deliver ‘The Great No’

June 18th, 2015

greeceAs Greece plunges even deeper into economic chaos, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says that his government is prepared to respond to the demands of the EU and the IMF with “the great no” and that his party will accept responsibility for whatever consequences follow. Read more…

NYSE:GREK

China Dumps Record $120 Billion In U.S. Treasurys In Two Months Via Belgium

June 17th, 2015

chinaTyler Durden:  Those who have been following the saga of “Belgium’s” US Treasury holdings learned last month that the “mysterious buyer”  behind Belgium’s Euroclear was, as some speculated, China all along. Read more…

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Finding A Discount On Your Next Bond Investment

June 9th, 2015

market bondsMatt Tucker breaks down the basics for bond investors, focusing on the definition of “yield” and how it applies to an investment’s present value. Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Investors Start To Panic As A Global Bond Market Crash Begins

June 5th, 2015

market bondsIs the financial collapse that so many are expecting in the second half of 2015 already starting?  Many have believed that we would see bonds crash before the stock market crashes, and that is precisely what is happening right now.  Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The Central Banks Are Losing Control Of The Financial Markets

June 4th, 2015

banksEvery great con game eventually comes to an end.  For years, global central banks have been manipulating the financial marketplace with their monetary voodoo.  Somehow, they have convinced investors around the world Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)(TLT): Breakdown and Level Planning For This Bond Fund

June 3rd, 2015

market bondsCorey Rosenbloom: Bond prices are breaking down sharply this morning as yields spike. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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