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Why Some Investors Are Turning To TIPS

July 17th, 2014

market bondsRichmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker addressed the recent uptick in U.S. inflation in a speech last week, and said it’s likely to move back toward the central bank’s two percent target. He also specified his own GDP growth forecast of between Read more…

NYSE:TIP

ETFs To Play On Inflation Fears

June 3rd, 2014

inflationInflationary pressures have started bothering Americans lately as the cost of living in the U.S. has risen steadily on higher food and gas prices. Consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, reflecting the largest increase in 10 months, compared with 0.2% in March. Read more…

NYSE:LTPZ, NYSE:STPZ, NYSE:TDTF, NYSE:TIP

Don’t Confuse Rising TIPS Prices With Inflation

May 30th, 2014

inflationDavid Fabian: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are an interesting subset of treasury bonds designed to protect your purchasing power from the effects of rising consumer prices.  However, many investors have fallen prey to the misconception Read more…

NYSE:EMB, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TIP

5 Funds To Fight Inflation

May 20th, 2014

inflationDavid Fabian:  Judging by the price action and performance of conventional inflation hedges over the last 12 months, it appears the investing public’s worries over inflation are nearly non-existent. After all, the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented transparency Read more…

NYSE:CPI, NYSE:DJP, NYSE:TIP

Believe The Hype, Inflation Really Is Coming This Time

April 21st, 2014

inflation“Inflation is coming!” We’ve heard it for what seems to be forever. Then came the report of the March leading economic index for March. It increased by 0.8% after rising 0.5% in February. It’s just the latest data point in a series of indicators that Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TIP

How To Protect Your Wealth From Global Uncertainty

March 5th, 2014

protect-hedgeJohn Whitefoot: Nothing helps create volatility on the stock market like the threat of war. And just a few short days after the close of the bloated $52.0-billion behemoth in Sochi, Russia has embraced its ne’er-do-well Olympic spirit and invaded the Ukraine. Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:USO

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

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

Two Bond ETFs Struggling In May

May 24th, 2013

market bondsDavid Fabian: The “sell in May” phenomenon has been largely debunked this year as investors have continued to snatch up risk assets and push the market to all-time highs. Even the Fed raining on everyone’s parade this week did not introduce enough Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BSV, NYSE:MBB, NYSE:TIP

How to Invest for an Uncertain Financial Future

May 15th, 2013

howtoIn Friday’s column, I laid out what I believe is the greatest threat facing financial markets today: the propensity of national governments to tax, spend and regulate too much. The unintended consequence is to suppress economic Read more…

NYSE:DJP, NYSE:TIP

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities: Trend Change Or Buying Opportunity?

May 13th, 2013

opportunityDavid Fabian: Treasury inflation protected securities, or “TIPS,” have been a staple of many fixed-income portfolios as a means of protecting your purchasing power from the effects of rising consumer prices. Investopedia defines Read more…

NYSE:ILB, NYSE:STIP, NYSE:STPZ, NYSE:TIP

Four ETF Strategies For Every Inflation Outlook

May 10th, 2013

inflationA year ago, I wrote a blog post about an interesting phenomenon in the Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) market.  Despite negative yields on TIPS at the time, investors were pouring into the securities.  It seemed that people were so concerned Read more…

NYSE:GTIP, NYSE:STIP, NYSE:TIP

Gold is Down… This is Next

May 1st, 2013

global gold demandGold recently hit a 19-month low, surprising gold bugs and inflation hawks. A particular government bond may be next. Bonds and gold often move in opposite directions. It’s not hard to see why. Gold is viewed as an inflation hedge, and Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:TIP

Fed’s Tapering Talk Continues, Bond Buying Could Ease By Summer

April 10th, 2013

helicopterbenIn love, it has been said, it is not so much what you say, but what you do that matters. In short, actions speak louder than words. For Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke however, the Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP

The Bond Bull’s Last Run (JNK, LQD, TIP)

March 4th, 2013

sleepingbullWhen the Italians couldn’t agree on one candidate, and the U.S. faced it’s so called sequester, it may have been the last shot of life support for the bond market, for a Read more…

NYSE:JNK, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:TIP




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