Bond Strategies To Weather Rising Rates

Following its latest trend, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose year over year in November as oil and shelter remained elevated. With the inauguration of Donald Trump this month, more inflationary pressures are expected in the near-term as expansionary fiscal policies are implemented over the next several years.
NYSE:BOND January 10, 2017 5:01pm

These Bond ETFs Are Doing Well, Despite Rising Rates

From David Fabian: A reader recently sent me a question asking why you would own a bond fund when interest rates are on the move higher. This type of sentiment is more than likely on the minds of many investors as they prepare for 2017 and evaluate adjustments to their asset allocation.
NYSE:BOND January 7, 2017 8:34am

Treasury Snapshot: The Flight To Treasuries

market bondsDoug Short:  Let's take a closer look at US Treasuries in the wake of the turmoil in Europe following the Brexit leave vote in the UK. The flight to treasuries has accelerated dramatically, with the yield on the 10-, 20- and 30-year instruments hitting record lows.
NYSE:BOND July 6, 2016 2:51pm

What Happens To Bond ETFs In Stressed Markets?

new etfsSince their introduction more than a decade ago, bond ETFs have become an important investment tool. Interestingly, their value is most obvious during times of bond market stress. Matt Tucker explains.
NYSE:BND April 22, 2016 2:54pm

Mike Maloney: Bond Bust Will Be Biggest Crash In History

market correction bearGreg Hunter:  Precious metals expert Mike Maloney says we are experiencing a “rollercoaster crash.” 
NYSE:BND November 24, 2015 12:07pm

The ABCs of Bond ETF Distributions

new etfsDistributions are an important feature of a bond ETF, but the mechanics of how these distributions work can sometimes cause confusion. Matt Tucker brings us back to basics.
NYSE:BND October 2, 2015 5:22pm

What’s The Difference Between A Bond ETF and An Equity ETF?

ETFsStock ETFs and bond ETFs have some similarities, but it's their differences that tend to trip investors up. Matt Tucker explores the ins and outs of both categories.
NYSE:BND August 19, 2015 3:45pm

The 3 Key Elements Of A Bond ETF

market bondsAs the Head of Fixed Income Strategy for iShares, I am fully versed in the seemingly complex world of bond ETFs.
NYSE:BND August 6, 2015 3:54pm

What’s Behind China’s Record Dumping Of U.S. Treasuries

chinaTyler Durden:   On Friday, alongside China's announcement that it had bought over 600 tons of gold in "one month", the PBOC released another very important data point: its total foreign exchange reserves, which declined by $17.3 billion to $3,694 billion.
NYSE:BOND July 22, 2015 1:08pm

The Hardest Thing To Do In Investing [PIMCO ETF Trust, iShares Trust]

investDavid Fabian: The investment world is chocked full of pitfalls, missed opportunities, and unforeseen risks that make the game difficult under the best of circumstances. Many of us worry about high fees, perfect timing, macro headline risks, and security
NYSE:BOND July 15, 2015 3:54pm

The Beginning Of The End: Rising Long Term Rates [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

ratesHarry Dent: The Fed has delayed a rate hike yet again. It seems convinced the economy isn’t ready to survive on higher short-term rates. So we continue to see zero rates to stimulate more economic activity. But today the market is proving just how
NYSE:BND June 23, 2015 4:30pm

Investors Start To Panic As A Global Bond Market Crash Begins [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PIMCO ETF Trust]

market bondsIs the financial collapse that so many are expecting in the second half of 2015 already starting?  Many have believed that we would see bonds crash before the stock market crashes, and that is precisely what is happening right now. 
NYSE:BND June 5, 2015 3:33pm

Bond ETFs Hit The Bearish Radar [iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF]

market bondsRick Pendergraft: After the market dropped pretty hard Wednesday, when I ran my scans I expected a fair number of stocks and ETFs on the bearish scan.
NYSE:BND March 27, 2015 4:19pm

Federal Reserve Rate Hike: Impatiently Patient

Janet-YellenJonathan H. Todd:  The costs of a premature Federal Reserve rate hike are just too high.
NYSE:BND March 25, 2015 3:18pm

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