New Barclays Inverse ETF To Play Rising Rate Concerns [ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF]

etfsThe U.S. economy is finally showing signs of strength this year. Job growth in June hit the highest level since September 2008. Other data points like manufacturing and consumer confidence in recent days also came in favor of economic growth.
NYSE:FLAT July 29, 2014 4:44pm

Take Advantage Of The Flattening Yield Curve With This ETF [iPath US Treasury Flattener ETN, Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF]

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
NYSE:BSV March 31, 2014 10:35pm

VXTYN Measures Volatility In U.S. Treasuries and Potential Spillover Effect

money and investingBill Luby: Recently I have been highlighting some non-traditional measures of volatility and risk in the financial markets, including VXEEM (CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index); DXJ (WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund);
NYSE:FLAT June 25, 2013 2:49pm

Three (3) ETFs To Watch For ‘Operation Twist’ (IEF, TLT, FLAT)

Eric Dutram: Thanks to the poor economic situation plaguing America, a number of proposals have been released in order to try to end this malaise. Massive stimulus was thrown at the market by leaders in D.C. while the Fed sought to do its part by embarking on multiple rounds of quantitative easing. These purchases
NYSE:FLAT September 20, 2011 12:18pm

Friday’s ETF To Watch: U.S. Treasury Flattener ETN (FLAT)

Although the week got off to a pretty good start, yesterday saw markets slide once again as fears over European juggernaut Germany and their credit rating as well as the end of a short-selling ban on the continent overshadowed any residual optimism. This combined with unemployment claims
NYSE:FLAT August 26, 2011 11:55am

WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan ETF To Be As Big As GLD?

Daryl Jones, Managing Director, Macro, Hedgeye Risk Management talks with Forbes about what he sees as the direction of the market. Daryl thinks the market is 20-30% over
NYSE:CAF April 29, 2011 1:35pm

BOE, ECB Put Pressure On Fed; Four Ways To Profit! (FLAT)

The list of opponents to the Federal Reserve’s “easy money forever” policy is growing longer.  In the U.K. … we learned that the Bank of England is tilting more to the hawkish side.
NYSE:FLAT February 26, 2011 10:07pm

Dissension In The Fed’s Ranks! What It Means … (FLAT)

A remarkable thing happened this week. Truly remarkable. But just in case it got lost amid the Egyptian chaos … coverage of the subzero temperatures up north … or the after-analysis of the
NYSE:FLAT February 11, 2011 2:30pm

Best Investment Ideas for Retirement Portfolios (FLAT, GLD, IAU)

Morningstar's Christine Benz discusses current pockets of opportunity with director of ETF research Scott Burns, dividend strategist Josh Peters, and associate director of fixed-income
NYSE:FLAT January 31, 2011 3:54pm

Treasury Yield Curve ETNs and Volatility (FLAT, STPP, VXZ, VXX, SPY)

The subject of the VIX and Treasury yields is one I have probably not explored in sufficient detail in this space, so with some recent developments, this seems like a good time to dive into that
NYSE:FLAT December 15, 2010 2:54pm

Hedging For Inflation And Deflation With This ETF (FLAT)

Jason Stipp, and Timothy Strauts from Morningstar sat down to discuss the iPath US Treasury Flattener ETN (NYSE:FLAT). The iPath US Treasury Flattener Exchange Traded Note is
NYSE:FLAT December 14, 2010 12:54pm

The U.S. Treasuries Bubble and the Horrors of Deflation (SHY, IEI, IEF, TLH, TLT, SHV, TIP, TUZ, TBT)

So, is the United States headed towards deflation? While the financial markets have worried about it off and on for many months, of more concern right now is a potential bubble in the U.S. Treasury market. My colleague, Investment U’s Alexander Green, has noted several times the dangers of buying
NASDAQ:VGIT October 1, 2010 12:25pm

Play The Yield Curve With New ETNs (STPP, FLAT)

Many individual investors spend their time thinking about stocks. Which stocks are going up? How high are they going? Should I buy now?
NYSE:FLAT August 26, 2010 12:00pm

FLAT Has Your Back Amid Flattening Yield Curve (FLAT)

There’s been a lot of talk recently about a flattening yield curve, a condition where the yields on short-term and long-dated Treasuries converge.  This is especially bad news for banks because a
NYSE:FLAT August 19, 2010 3:21pm

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