Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:TLT’

BlackRock: Interest Rates Will Remain Depressed for Longer Than Anticipated

July 15th, 2016

interest ratesBlackRock analyst Rick Rieder explained recently why the world’s largest asset manager is betting that interest rates will stay low for the next several months — and perhaps many years. Read more…


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…


ETF To Play As The Fed Continues To Print Money

November 19th, 2013

printing QEMoe Zulfiqar: The Federal Reserve has been very accommodative. Its goals are very simple: it wants economic growth in the U.S. economy. As a result, the Federal Reserve is taking extraordinary measures, printing $85.0 billion a month Read more…


Bond Market Gets Slammed On Fed Tapering Flip-Flop

November 15th, 2013

Will Foreign Investors Begin To Sell U.S. Bonds

November 5th, 2013

market bondsSasha Cekerevac: As everyone is celebrating the market at record highs, another record was just broken and no one appears to be celebrating it. Read more…


The Economic Side Effects of Washington Dysfunction

October 11th, 2013

recession governmentLast week I highlighted the investment implications of continued budget uncertainty: higher volatility. We didn’t have to wait long – on Monday, equity market volatility hit a multi-month high. Read more…


Move Money Into Risk-Free Treasury Bills

October 4th, 2013

market bonds: Due to the recent government shutdown, the easy money from the Federal Reserve will likely continue until at least the final Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting of the year in December. Read more…


What To Do When A Rising Rate Environment Is NEAR

October 3rd, 2013

ratesMatt Tucker: With the Fed deciding to delay tapering at their last meeting, it looks like the rise in interest rates that many investors have been fearing won’t happen quite yet.  Eventually, as the Fed slows down and ultimately stops their bond-buying program Read more…


A Rare Loss For Bonds

September 13th, 2013

market bondsJeffrey Rosenberg: Bonds go up when stocks go down, right? Not anymore it seems. And what happens when stocks go down because interest rates go up (a situation that has become all too common in recent months)? Read more…


China and Japan Don’t Want Our Bonds

September 6th, 2013

market bondsIan Wyatt: Amid all the news about Syria and record oil prices, you may have missed a crucial red flag for the bond market. Read more…


Why Rising Mortgage Rates Matter For The U.S. Recovery

August 27th, 2013

Economy recessionAs long-term rates have climbed in recent months, mortgage rates have followed suit. The cost of a 30-year conventional mortgage is now at about 4.7%, up from 3.6% in early May, and the monthly mortgage payment on a median US house Read more…


$19.7 Billion Pulled Out Of U.S. Bond ETFs and Mutual Funds In August MTD

August 21st, 2013

money flow: We all are quite aware that the economic recovery has been less than stellar. One area of serious concern—which I alerted my readers of months ago—is the upcoming rise in interest rates. Read more…


How To Trade Bonds The Right Way With ETFs

August 13th, 2013

make-moneyJames DiGeorgia: Do bonds have a future? The debate is getting intense — and with good reason. Read more…


An ETF To Stop Inflation From Burning A Hole In Your Portfolio

August 12th, 2013

inflation: American investors are sitting on a lot of money. According to the Investment Company Institute, total U.S. money market mutual fund assets for the week ended July 31 came in at $2.612 trillion. Of that total, 65%, or $1.69336 trillion Read more…


Is The Bond Market Headed For A Collapse?

August 9th, 2013

market bonds: Investors beware: the bond market is treading in dangerous waters. The risks are increasing, and if all the pieces of the puzzle fall into place, it can make a significant dent in your portfolio. Read more…


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