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Bond ETF Yields: When And Why To Use Each One

December 24th, 2013

yieldWhen it comes to fixed income investing, the most common question clients ask is, “What’s the yield?” Since yield is an important component of a bond investment’s total return, investors need to be able to answer this question in order to accurately Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

What Did 2013 Mean For Fixed Income Markets?

December 22nd, 2013

market bondsAs we approach the end of the year, it’s scorecard time once again – time to see how our predictions and projections for 2013 worked out.  In my first blog post of the year, I explained Read more…

NASDAQ:IGOV, NYSE:EMB, NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:HYG

ETFs For Income Investors To Consider In 2014

December 19th, 2013

new etfsDavid Fabian: Income investors are faced with the growing need to diversify their dividend streams away from traditional interest rate sensitive asset classes.  If 2013 has taught us anything, it’s that central bank policies are set to change Read more…

NASDAQ:EMCB, NYSE:DVY, NYSE:FYLD, NYSE:IDV

ETFs To Watch Ahead Of Key FOMC Meeting

December 17th, 2013

key level to watchAll eyes are currently on the crucial FOMC meeting this week, as the pullback in the easy monetary policy is just around the corner. Investors wait with bated breath to see whether the Fed finally trims its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases this time around. Read more…

NYSE:BOND, NYSE:MORT, NYSE:VPU, NYSE:XLU

The Biggest Interest-Rate Turn In 37 Years

December 16th, 2013

ratesMartin D. Weiss: If you thought last week’s big action in the bond market was a one-time event, look at what’s happened this week! Read more…

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The Most Likely Taper Timing

December 10th, 2013

wall-street-etfEconomic news was generally positive last week, with the highlight being a strong November payrolls report. In response, many investors are wondering if the positive data means that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will soon begin tapering its asset-purchase programs. Read more…

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Impacts Of The Rising Interest Rate Environment

December 10th, 2013

ratesTed Kavadas: On August 22, 2013 I wrote a post titled “The Impact Of Rising Interest Rates,” in which I discussed various wide-ranging impacts of the rising interest rate environment that I believe lack recognition. In this post, I would like to make Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Two Reasons Easy Money Will Likely Continue

November 26th, 2013

printing QEAs the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s December policy meeting approaches, many market watchers are obsessed with when the Fed will announce that it’s starting to scale back, or “taper,” its asset purchase program. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

One Bond, Two Strategies: Meet The Short Duration Two-Step

November 22nd, 2013

strategyIt’s not often that one asset class can be used for two very different (and somewhat opposing) investment strategies, but that’s exactly what we’ve been seeing in the short duration bond category. Read more…

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ETF To Play As The Fed Continues To Print Money

November 19th, 2013

printing QEMoe Zulfiqar: The Federal Reserve has been very accommodative. Its goals are very simple: it wants economic growth in the U.S. economy. As a result, the Federal Reserve is taking extraordinary measures, printing $85.0 billion a month Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The Disinflationary Developed World: 2 Investment Implications

November 18th, 2013

inflationInflation remains close to historic lows, not just in the United States but also in other large developed markets. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

Bond Market Gets Slammed On Fed Tapering Flip-Flop

November 15th, 2013

Four Different Ways To Help Reduce Interest Rate Risk

November 15th, 2013

ratesLast week, the Fed once again announced that it will refrain from tapering its bond-buying program until it sees more evidence that the economy is improving. Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

In A Real (But Uneven) Recovery: Where To Remain Cautious

November 13th, 2013

wall-street-etfThe common theme in last week’s important economic data: The U.S. recovery is happening, though it’s uneven. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Don’t Worry So Much About Government Debt

November 11th, 2013

debt ceilingSy Harding: There are legitimate worries for the short term regarding the government debt, like how Washington will handle its next chance to agree on a spending bill and raise the debt ceiling. Read more…

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