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What A Difference A Year Makes For Interest Rate-Sensitive ETFs

June 27th, 2014

ratesDavid Fabian: As we close in on the mid-point of 2014, I am reminded of the panic that was just setting in with respect to interest rate-sensitive ETFs this time last year. Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:PFF, NYSE:VNQ

Scary Wrong Corporate Bond Advice

May 20th, 2014

scaryI usually start with a bond or stock idea, but I came across some comments about the corporate bond market in Barron’s that were so wrong and could do so much damage to a retired person looking for income in this tough income market that I had to do Read more…

NASDAQ:VCSH, NYSE:CSJ, NYSE:LQD

Going All In On Bond ETFs?

May 19th, 2014

market bondsDavid Fabian: The most talked about trade of the year so far has been the snapback in bonds. After entering 2014 as one of the most hated asset classes (alongside commodities), the majority of fixed-income securities have outperformed stocks Read more…

NYSE:LQD, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT

Why Now May Be The Right Time For Emerging Market Bonds

May 14th, 2014

emerging-marketsAfter several months of not hearing much about emerging market (EM) bonds (other than “Where’s the exit?”), we have recently been fielding questions on whether there is value in this space. A key focus is the relative value of USD denominated EM debt relative Read more…

NYSE:EMB, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:LQD

Small Cap ETFs Signal Warning Signs

May 12th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian: The direction of stocks has been decidedly mixed over the last several months. Large cap indexes such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) have been mostly trading sideways with some slight upward directional bias. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:SPY

We Are On The Verge Of A Correction In Bonds

April 7th, 2014

Municipal BondIf you know what to look for, the market will occasionally let you know what’s coming. And one of the best indicators of where a market is going is a capitulation. A capitulation is a point at which selling reaches a high rate. Think about the fall of 2008 – everyone sold Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:LQD

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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Bond Market Gets Slammed On Fed Tapering Flip-Flop

November 15th, 2013

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…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Bulls Are Back In Control

October 23rd, 2013

market bondsDavid Fabian: It wasn’t more than six weeks ago when economists and market forecasters were bemoaning rising interest rates and categorically shunning bonds of all shapes and sizes.  Investors were shaken with the fear that the “great rotation” Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TLT

The Difference Between Bonds and Bond ETFs

September 20th, 2013

market bondsMatt Tucker: Welcome to the third installment of our master class on bond ETFs, where we go beyond the basics to help investors understand the mechanics and benefits of these innovative funds.  So far, we’ve covered the three key elements of a bond ETF  Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Why I’m Predicting Lower Bond Yields

August 15th, 2013

yieldBill Hall: If you own bond funds, you’ve no doubt suffered losses — maybe even big losses — over the past few months. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

iShares Unveils Four More Target Date Bond ETFs

July 19th, 2013

isharesSan Francisco-based iShares, the market leader in ETFs, is enjoying its dominance in different asset classes, sectors and industries. Managed by BlackRock Group, the issuer continues to hit the target-date-maturity corporate bond market Read more…

NYSE:IBDA, NYSE:IBDB, NYSE:IBDC, NYSE:IBDD

Guggenheim To Begin Trading The Guggenheim BulletShares 2021 Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca:BSCL)

July 16th, 2013

newetf1Guggenheim has announced that they will begin trading the Guggenheim BulletShares 2021 Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca:BSCL) Wednesday, July 17th. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the Read more…

FUND LAUNCH, NYSE:BSCL

2013 ETF Flows: Bonds Dip And Japan Rips

July 8th, 2013

money flowingDavid Fabian: The first half of 2013 has been quite a ride in both the stock and bond markets as fund flows have been largely accurate in depicting the best and worst performing asset classes. The biggest story by far has been the unprecedented Read more…

NYSE:BSV, NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP




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