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The (Very) Rich Get (Much) Richer

January 3rd, 2013

Jeff Nielson: How do we define the term “obscenely wealthy”? We start with people who already have more wealth than any humans in the history of our species. We then watch these people getting much wealthier, much faster than anyone else on the planet. And then we listen to them lusting foreven more wealth. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Open-Ended QE: A Game Changer For Stocks? (INDEXSP:.INX, SPY, IEF)

August 27th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: There is no question central banks around the globe are moving closer to more easing and more money printing, which should provide a tailwind for stocks and commodities. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SPY

Building An All-American Bond ETF Portfolio (GOVT, SHV, SHY, IEI, IEF, TLH, TLT, MBB, AGZ, MUB, GNMA)

July 5th, 2012

Matt Tucker: The July 4th holiday is here, which naturally leads many of us to think about our fixed income portfolios. What, just me? Read more…

NYSE:GOVT, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:IEI, NYSE:MBB, NYSE:SHV, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TLT

U.S. Treasuries: This Is The End? (TLT, TBT, SHY, TBF, IEF)

March 20th, 2012

Russ Koesterich:  Last week, the US Treasury market suffered its worst losing streak since 2006. This rapid risein yields has prompted investors to wonder whether the 30 year rally in bonds is finally Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Is The Low-Rate Era Over; Is The Fed Losing Control Of Interest Rates? (TBT, TLT, SHY, IEF, TBF)

March 20th, 2012

Mike Larson:  Interest rates are the lifeblood of the capital markets and the real economy. Lower rates and easy money fuel asset bubbles and economic activity. Higher rates and tighter money pop bubbles and restrain growth. It’s as simple as that! Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

A Rounded Reversal and Support Level To Watch In This Popular Bond ETF (TLT, TBT, SHY, IEF, TBF)

March 16th, 2012

Corey Rosenbloom:  TLT is a popular proxy for traders and investors to watch for bond prices, or to use as a hedging or trading vehicle. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Seven (7) Liquid ETFs Beating The Market (GLD, XLU, TLT, IEF, VXX, XLU)

November 3rd, 2011

Moby Waller: As we have entered November, 2011 has turned into yet another year where “buy and hold” of the major market indices hasn’t really worked.  The 4 major US stock index ETFs are mixed on the year: Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XLU

Investing: Fed, Markets Concerned About Deflation (TLT, TIP, IEF, GLD, SH, UUP)

November 2nd, 2011

Chris Ciovacco: As we noted on November 1, a rally back toward 1,250 is well within bear market bounds.  How we rally (volume, conviction, etc.) will tell us quite a bit about the odds of a more lasting upside move in stocks.  We also outlined in a recent video reasons why the improvement in market breadth does Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SH, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:UUP

Wednesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

November 2nd, 2011

Stoyan Bojinov: Volatility swept over the markets as investors were taken by surprise on Tuesday after Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called for a referendum to the three-pronged “bailout plan” agreed upon in Brussels last week. Domestic equity indexes tumbled upwards of 2% for the day as investors Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Buy and Hold Dies As Government Bonds Beat Stocks (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

November 1st, 2011

Justice Litle: For the 30 year period between 1981 and September 30th 2011, government bonds outperformed stocks. What does it mean? “Stocks for the long run” is a famous mantra of Wall Street. A distinguished academic, Professor Jeremy Siegel, even wrote a book with exactly that title. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

Bond Funds: Updating The Breakdown In These Bond ETFs (TLT, IEF, TBT, TIP, LQD)

October 31st, 2011

Corey Rosenbloom: If you’re looking at the Stock Market only, you’re likely missing the other side of the coin which is the Bond Market. With the recent surge through resistance in stocks, let’s get a check-up on the break under support in popular bond funds iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury ETF Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

The Market Needs A Pullback (IEF, GDXJ, SLV, DIA, SPY, IWM, QQQ)

October 28th, 2011

Stocks skyrocketed on Thursday on a massive spike in volume. The markets gapped up at the open, sold off briefly and rallied for most of the session. However, there appeared to be some profit taking into the close. Read more…

NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SLV

The Treasury Investment That’s WAY Better Than Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

October 26th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson: I’ve made no secret of my aversion to Treasury bonds. Yields right now are irrationally low, and thus do not accurately reflect U.S. credit risk. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TLT

The Fed Doesn’t Believe We Have Inflation (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TMF)

October 20th, 2011

Jeff Harding: The CPI for September came out showing year over year price inflation at 3.9%, up from last month’s 3.8%. Prices increase 0.3% over August.  Core price inflation (less energy and food costs) increased only 0.1% over August and is up 2.0% for the year. The BLS said: Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMF

Four (4) Ways For Investors To Play The Bond Market Bubble (TLT, TBT, TBF, IEF, TMF)

October 1st, 2011

Keith Fitz-Gerald: To hear the “bond bubbleistas” tell it, the bond market is poised to collapse the second interest rates start to rise. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:TMF




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