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Who Uses Fixed Income ETFs?

March 5th, 2014

new etfsLast month I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at the ETF.com Inside ETFs Conference. The focus of the panel was the growing usage of ETFs by institutional investors. We talked about why institutions were increasingly turning to ETFs, Read more…

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Why The Bond Market Is In Trouble

March 4th, 2014

Three Reasons To Stay Flexible In Your Bond Portfolio

February 19th, 2014

market bondsIt’s been a tough road for bond investors over the past year. After a long period of time during which interest rates were falling or were relatively stable, we finally saw a long-awaited spike in rates in the middle of last year, with higher overall volatility Read more…

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Interest Rates Are Surging All Around Us

January 31st, 2014

ratesMike Larson: First things first: The Federal Reserve did exactly what I predicted, before it was fashionable to predict it. They agreed to lop another $10 billion off the QE bond-buying program at this week’s meeting, slashing it to $65 billion. Read more…

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Will Janet Yellen Make The Grade?

January 28th, 2014

Janet YellenJames DiGeorgia: As expected, the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the next Federal Reserve chair last week. One of her first tasks will be to wind down the “QE3″ stimulus program. Read more…

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The Case For Inflation In One Chart

January 24th, 2014

economyMichael Lombardi: The Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported that inflation in the U.S. economy increased by 0.3% in the month of December and that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the entire year of 2013 increased by only 1.5%. Read more…

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The Best Choice Among High Yield Bond ETFs?

December 27th, 2013

yieldThe year 2013 can easily be earmarked as a year of the beginning of the ‘great rotation’ – from bonds to stocks – aided by improving economic conditions especially on the domestic front made it clear that rock-bottom interest rate environment Read more…

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The Party Is Over For Low Interest Rates Globally

December 26th, 2013

ratesPatrick MontesDeOca: As we come to the end of this year, I decided to look and see what happened to the US Treasury 30 Year Bond Yield and the S&P 500 SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) in 2013, and how they could impact our portfolios in 2014. Read more…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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