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Charting The Popular Bond ETFs For April

April 10th, 2013

technical-lookCorey Rosenbloom: As April 2013 began, we saw positive reversals and breakthroughs in “Risk-off” US Treasury funds iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) and iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF). Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TLT

ETF Bond Trade: How The End Of Quantitative Easing Will Affect Bond Prices

February 7th, 2013

market bondsJeff Uscher: Equities rallied and bond prices fell through January as investors, relieved that Congress had avoided the fiscal cliff and postponed a fight over the debt ceiling, changed their stance to take on more risk. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TBX, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMV

Why The Next Great Bubble Is About To Collapse? (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

January 22nd, 2013

dollar money bubbleMartin D. Weiss:  Senator Orrin Hatch warns that the bubble has the power to “destroy the retirement savings of millions of Americans.” Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Entire Bond Universe Looks Toxic In 2013 (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

January 16th, 2013

market bondsMartin Hutchinson: It was shaping up to be another be another strong year for U.S. Treasury Bonds right up until the moment it looked like a fiscal cliff deal would be reached. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Sell-Off Getting Serious?

January 5th, 2013

Sy Harding: With my indicators on a sell signal for bonds since August 16, I have been warning about bonds being overbought and in danger of rolling over into a serious correction for several months. Read more…

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

Why The Federal Reserve Is So Dangerous

December 18th, 2012

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve System is a government-sanctioned private enterprise that functions as a socialist tool. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Will Interests Rates Rise In 2013?

December 17th, 2012

Matt Tucker: When the Federal Reserve met this week, it announced that it would keep the target for its key interest rate near zero until the unemployment rate improves or inflation picks up. As MarketWatch remarked after the announcement, “Fed policy Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

German’s Incomplete Economic Recovery Supports the Bond Bull Market

December 10th, 2012

The Daily Capitalist: Germany’s national economic statistical repository provides an interesting set of graphs that correlate with the collapsing interest rate structure in that country.  Two-year bunds now yield a negative 0.08% per year.  The 10-year bund yields 1.27%, down from Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Fed Hints That QE Is Here To Stay; Implications May Continue To Be Bullish For Treasury Bond Prices

December 7th, 2012

The Daily Capitalist: The Fed is hinting that quantitative easing is here to stay:  there may be no unwinding of its expanding balance sheet in 2015.  Bloomberg.com reports (LINK): Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why The Bond Bubble Is Finally About To Burst?

December 3rd, 2012

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve’s multi-year prescription of targeting super-low interest rates on federal funds, along with various quantitative easing programs, has pushed yields down on all fixed-income instruments to the benefit of issuers and the detriment of investors. Read more…

NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Will Fed Officials Wave Their Magic Monetary Wand Again or Won’t They? Who Cares! (TBT, TLT, IEF)

June 8th, 2012

Mike Larson: In all my years of following the interest rate markets, I can’t recall a moment like this. The so-called “experts” on Wall Street are completely, utterly obsessed with a simple question: “Will Fed officials wave their magic monetary wand again or won’t they?” Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

10-Year Treasury Note: Could The 10-Year Really Go Below 1%? (PST, TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

June 5th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: In the wake of Friday’s disastrous jobs number, 10-year Treasury Note yields finally fell through the 1.5% level, trading as low 1.44% on the day. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:PST, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Investing: How Investors Can Build A Bond Ladder (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY)

April 26th, 2012

Martin Hutchinson: With interest rates at near-record low levels it appears that the only way for rates to go is up.  As the U.S. economy moderately strengthens, that means the bond bubble will begin to leak. Even darker, the bubble might just burst altogether.  Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Investing: The Real Truth Behind Rising Treasury Yields (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

March 30th, 2012

Monty Agarwal:  U.S. Treasury yields moved sharply higher after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met earlier this month. The chart below shows the change in the yield curve from a month ago to when the yields hit their peak and where they are now. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

ETFs: Bond Investing 2.0 (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

March 25th, 2012

Mark Wiedman:  As investors continue to grapple with low yields and volatile markets, a growing number are beginning to realize that the bond strategies of the past are just not behaving the way they Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT




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