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The ABCs of Bond ETF Distributions

October 14th, 2013

etfs etfsMatt Tucker: Welcome back to our master class on bond ETFs, where we go beyond the basics to help investors understand the mechanics and benefits of these innovative funds.  Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:HYG

Time To Buy The iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

April 23rd, 2013

corporate bondMarkets have been quite sluggish in April, as a lukewarm earnings season has taken its toll on stocks across the board. Broad benchmarks like the S&P 500 have retreated from their all-time highs thanks to this lackluster earnings season, with energy, Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:LQD

Total Bond Market ETFs: Which One To Pick (BND, AGG)

January 23rd, 2013

market bondsEric Dutram: While corporate bonds are increasingly popular among investors—along with junk securities due to their outsized yield—a broad bond approach is taken by many as well. For ETFs that target this broad fixed income space, generally investors focus in on two ultra-popular ETFs; Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND

Debt Ceiling: The Trillion Dollar Coin Idea

January 10th, 2013

Keith Weiner: There has been much buzz in the past few days about a truly horrible idea.  Instead of having to negotiate with Congress to raise the debt ceiling so the Treasury Department can sell more bonds to pay for more spending, why not just mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin?  Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Watch For A Major Shift In The Bond Market (TBT, TLT, TBF, SHV, BND, BOND)

January 6th, 2013

Mike Burnick: The worst of the “fiscal cliff” impact may have been averted, at least for the moment. But now investors face a new concern: The debt ceiling drama. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:SHV, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Bond Sell-Off Getting Serious?

January 5th, 2013

Sy Harding: With my indicators on a sell signal for bonds since August 16, I have been warning about bonds being overbought and in danger of rolling over into a serious correction for several months. Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Balchunas on the `Best Bang for an ETF Buck’ (SCHV, BND, VXUS)

October 15th, 2012

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric  Balchunas takes a look at the exchange-traded funds that provide the “best bang for a buck”.  Bloomberg Radio’s Catherine Cowdery reports on Read more…

NASDAQ:VXUS, NYSE:BND, NYSE:SCHV

New “Death Cross” Tactical ETF Chases Alpha and Beta (RRGR, SPY, BND, EEM)

July 15th, 2012

ETF Base: AdvisorShares just launched a new fund it calls the AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (NYSEARCA:RRGR). An actively-managed fund, AdvisorShares Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:RRGR, NYSE:SPY

The PIMCO Total Return ETF; An Active ETF Gamechanger? (TRXT, AGG, SCHZ, BND, LAG, MINT, MUNI)

March 1st, 2012

Michael Johnston:  Bond fund giant PIMCO launched its highly anticipated Total Return ETF (NYSEArca:TRXT) on Thursday, bringing to market an exchange-traded version of the mutual fund that has accumulated about $250 billion in assets since its debut in the 1980s. The new ETF is the most Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:LAG, NYSE:MINT, NYSE:MUNI, NYSE:SCHZ, NYSE:TRXT

Europe, Bearish Technicals Drag Down Longer-Term Outlook for Stocks (SPY, SH, TLT, BND)

August 29th, 2011

Chris Ciovacco:  With Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech in the rear-view mirror, the markets will most likely turn their attention back toward Europe. In the short-run, it is doubtful market-calming news will emerge concerning debt and slowing growth in Europe. Add in a bear-market-like Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:SH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT

Bond ETFs Holding Up Well (AGG, BND)

August 22nd, 2011

Premiums and discounts spiked for some illiquid funds, but the broad-market fixed-income ETFs performed admirably during the recent market Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND

Strategy: Basic ETF Portfolio for May (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

May 4th, 2011
In July 2009 I profiled a momentum based ETF portfolio. I track this portfolio (and others) monthly on Scott’s Investments using Google Docs. The portfolio consists of the ETFs with the best Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI

U.S. Total Bonds Led By These ETFs (AGG, BND, BIV, PCEF)

April 27th, 2011

Retirement concerns are important for everybody. A well thought out, long term approach to investing is a key for retirement planning.  The lower risks in bonds make them a key part of Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BIV, NYSE:BND, NYSE:PCEF

A Basic ETF Portfolio For August (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

August 1st, 2010
previously detailed some basic portfolios as well as trading ideas. In an effort to be more user friendly, I track the portfolios monthly on my blog using Google Docs. One portfolio consists of Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI




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