Volume Is Surging In This Lesser-Known Treasury Bond ETF

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A once little-known Treasury Bond ETF from iShares known as GOVT (iShares Core U.S. Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%) has sprung to life lately in terms of mushrooming trading volume in the past week or so.
NYSE:GOVT January 26, 2017 12:27pm

New Life For Treasury Bond ETFs?

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.
NYSE:GOVT September 29, 2013 11:48pm

ETF Strategy For Rising Rates: Reduce Portfolio Duration

ETFsMatt Tucker: In my last post, I highlighted sector rotation as a potential ETF strategy for a rising interest rate environment.  This time, I’d like to focus on another common strategy for helping to protect a portfolio against rising rates:
NYSE:GOVT May 6, 2013 2:19pm

3 Bond Strategies For 2013 (LQD, MUB, HYG, EMB, GOVT)

market bondsMatt Tucker: Over the past couple of months, Russ Koesterich has been outlining his outlook for markets and economies in the coming year.  In short, he believes the most likely scenario is that the world – in particular the US – will continue to see slow but stable growth in 2013
NYSE:EMB January 29, 2013 4:16pm

The Five Most Popular New ETFs Of 2012- So Far (YMLP, EMCB, SJNK, GOVT, BOND)

Michael Johnston: As many had expected, the first half of 2012 saw the continuation of an aggressive expansion of the ETF industry. More than 120 new exchange-traded
NASDAQ:EMCB July 10, 2012 11:42pm

Building An All-American Bond ETF Portfolio (GOVT, SHV, SHY, IEI, IEF, TLH, TLT, MBB, AGZ, MUB, GNMA)

Matt Tucker: The July 4th holiday is here, which naturally leads many of us to think about our fixed income portfolios. What, just me?
NYSE:GOVT July 5, 2012 11:19am

ETF Liquidity In Action With This Treasury Bond Fund (GOVT)

Noel Archard: If you know me, you know I love a good liquidity story. Watching the tape a few weeks ago, I saw what I think is a great example of liquidity in one of our newer funds and the ETF creation/redemption process in action.

NYSE:GOVT April 12, 2012 5:58pm

iShares Beefs Up Bond ETF Lineup (LQD, GOVT, QLTA, CMBS, MONY, ENGN, AMPS, GNMA)

Michael Johnston:  iShares continued to expand its suite of exchange-traded products this week with the debut of seven new bond ETFs. The new offering includes the first products available to U.S.

NYSE:CMBS February 17, 2012 12:05am

iShares Launches Seven New Fixed Income ETFs to Help Meet Investor Demand for Targeted Exposures

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) announced today that its iShares® Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) business, the world's largest manager of ETFs, has launched seven new fixed income funds to help meet investors' increased demand for targeted fixed

NASDAQ:GNMA February 16, 2012 11:36am

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