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Take Advantage Of The Flattening Yield Curve With This ETF

March 31st, 2014

investThough the fixed income world, in particular Treasury bonds, gathered some steam starting this year, these are faltering again thanks to the Fed latest comments. The Fed, which has committed Read more…

NYSE:BSV, NYSE:FLAT

Option Probabilities Spell Possible Trouble For Treasury’s

November 15th, 2013

treasuriesJ.W. Jones: The incredible rally in equities in 2013 has begun to stir concern among many that the stock market is now in a bubble. We have entered the euphoric stage of this bull market and equity prices cannot and will not go lower according Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Can Janet Yellen Offset Washington’s Drag On The Stock Market?

October 8th, 2013

Janet YellenChris Ciovacco: According to media reports, Janet Yellen will be formally announced Wednesday as the nominee to head the Fed. From The Wall Street Journal: Read more…

NASDAQ:AAXJ, NYSE:EMB, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:TLT

New Life For Treasury Bond ETFs?

September 29th, 2013

market bondsThese are trying times for the fixed income world, in particular the U.S. Treasury market, as investors are pouring money into the rising equity markets since the start of the year. Read more…

NYSE:GOVT, NYSE:IEI, NYSE:SCHR

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

December 21st, 2012

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants.  Read more…

NYSE:CMF, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:TFI, NYSE:VIG

In A Paper Money System, All Assets Are Backed By The Treasury Bond (GLD, SLV, IAU, PHYS, AGQ)

August 16th, 2012

Keith Weiner: What backs the money in the present irredeemable paper system?  Start by considering this brief anecdote.  Joe buys some equipment from John, to be paid Net 30.  We say that Joe owes John $10,000.  Next month, Joe comes back and gives Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:PHYS

Why A Debt Based Financial System Will Always Fail In The Long Run (GLD, SLV, UUP, UDN, XLF)

June 26th, 2012

Michael Snyder: How is money created?  If you ask average people on the street this question, most of them have absolutely no idea.  This is rather odd, because Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:XLF

The U.S. Recovery Is Producing Surprises (BAC, IYR, XLF, GM, EWG, EWC, C, DIA)

January 20th, 2012

Sy Harding: In 2008 it was a sure thing the bursting of the real estate bubble (NYSEARCA:IYR), the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market, the freeze-up of the banking system (NYSEARCA:XLF), the ravages of the ‘Great Recession’, collapse of the auto industry, bailout of mortgage- insurance Read more…

NYSE:EWC, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:XLF

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

Two-Year Extension Of Fed’s Low Interest Rates Will Deliver Damaging Inflation

August 10th, 2011

David Zeiler:  With little ammo left in its arsenal, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) yesterday (Tuesday) was unable to offer jittery markets anything more than a two-year extension of the Fed’s low interest rates. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

How To Play The Bursting Of The Treasury Bond Bubble (TBT, HYG, SH, DOG, PSQ)

August 8th, 2011

Martin D. Weiss:  The first-ever downgrade of U.S. debt, announced Friday by Standard & Poor’s, hit Asian stocks hard last night and is about to slam into U.S. markets at the opening bell a couple of hours from now. Read more…

NYSE:DOG, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:PSQ, NYSE:SH, NYSE:TBT

An ETF Bond Investment Strategy For the New Year (TBT)

December 15th, 2010

For those seeking greater safety, bonds will be the wrong place to look in 2011.  To understand why, we need to look back more than 25 years – to a time when economic conditions were very Read more…

NYSE:TBT

We Are About To Enter The Golden Age For These Short Bond ETF’s

March 3rd, 2010

buy-nowLouise Yamada, one of the most widely followed technical analysts in the market, says the 29 year bull market in Treasury bonds is coming to a close. Looking at the 200 year history of interest Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT

This ETF Has It’s Fortunes Tied To Interest Rates And The Value Of The Dollar (TBT)

September 16th, 2009

killing-dollar“I have come to understand one investment I find very interesting in the current environment, because it acts as a prism, separating the blinding light Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:TBT

Using UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT) To Hedge Inflation

July 21st, 2009

t_eidelmanTom Eidelman, vice president of Eidelman Capital Management, came out with a video yesterday detailing why his company is chosing the UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT) as a hedge against inflation.TBT seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, which correspond to twice the inverse of Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:TBT




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