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Bonds May Be Key Bear Market Tell

January 6th, 2016

market bondsChris Ciovacco:  Since maximum fear in the financial markets tends to create demand for safer-haven bonds, the chart of long-term Treasuries (NYSEARCA:TLT) should be helpful from a risk-assessment perspective. Read more…

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Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

December 18th, 2015

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last. Read more…

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Time To Favor TIPS?

December 14th, 2015

inflationA sluggish economy, strong dollar and falling energy prices have pushed inflation down to historically low levels. However, as Russ explains, expectations for future inflation may be too complacent. Read more…

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Rate Hike: How Will The Markets Respond Next Week?

December 10th, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  First of all, I think we’re all a little sick of hearing whether the Fed will raise rates this month – or whether they should’ve done it sooner. We’re talking about 0.25% if they do it!49 Read more…

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The Consensus Still Points To A Rate Hike In December

December 3rd, 2015

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  Friday’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) October Personal Income and Outlays report was most important to the Fed. Read more…

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Is U.S. Inflation Too Low?

November 13th, 2015

inflation 600X300Rick Rieder looks beyond the headline inflation level to gauge whether the U.S. has an inflation problem.​ Read more…

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Investing Implications of Higher U.S. Rates

November 10th, 2015

ratesReal U.S. rates have been climbing, while rates are falling in much of the rest of the world. As Russ explains, this divergence has a number of implications for investors. Read more…

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The Odds Against Higher Interest Rates

November 2nd, 2015

ratesMike Burnick:  This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting was yet another nonevent as expected. In fact, recent economic data has taken a definite turn for the worse including: Read more…

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The Fate Of U.S. Interest Rates

October 26th, 2015

ratesJeff D. Opdyke:  With the global economy in a tenuous spot, our Federal Reserve faces a difficult situation: Move interest rates in the wrong direction and you unleash Hell’s demons upon Asia … and you remove bulwarks buttressing our own economy. Read more…

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What To Make Of A Zero Percent Yield

October 19th, 2015

yieldThree-month Treasury bills made history this month when sold at a zero percent yield. Zero percent? What does this even mean? And why would an investor pay something for nothing? Matt Tucker explains. Read more…

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Is It Time To “Buy” Inflation?

October 13th, 2015

inflation 600X300While there’s little evidence that inflation is going to come roaring back anytime soon, current estimates may be too low. Russ explains. Read more…

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Watch Your Duration When Rates Rise

September 23rd, 2015

market bondsMatt Tucker explains what “duration” is and how to think about it in a rising interest rate environment. Read more…

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Is The Economy Ready For Higher Interest Rates?

August 17th, 2015

ratesChad Shoop:  It happens all the time. Read more…

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What You Need To Know About Bond ETF Yields

August 14th, 2015

market bondsWith multiple bond ETF yield measures to choose from, it can be difficult for investors to quickly assess what their fund is yielding. Matt Tucker reviews the most common yield measures and explains when to use each one, and why. Read more…

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Is A Bullish Reversal Brewing For This Bond ETF?

July 7th, 2015

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: With stocks testing support and threatening a possible breakdown (reversal), US Treasury prices (measured by popular bond fund TLT) are staging a possible reversal higher of its key support level. Read more…

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