Investing: Are Any Treasury ETFs Really Safe? (BIL, SHV, SHY, GLD, IAU)

Ron Rowland:  Your heroes in Washington D.C. are locking horns about the government debt. If they don’t reach a deal very soon, the Treasury may have to stop borrowing money next month.
NASDAQ:VGSH July 21, 2011 11:26am

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

Long-Term Treasury Bond ETFs: Consider Yourself Warned

The brickbats are starting to pour in. For months, I’ve warned readers about the bubble developing in long-term Treasury bonds. Yet what was the top-performing asset class in the first half of 2010? You guessed it: Long-term Treasury bonds, with a total return – price gains plus interest – of 13.2%.
NASDAQ:VGIT July 26, 2010 2:58pm

Vanguard CEO Discusses ETFs vs. Other Funds

Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb discusses the company's new ETF and index fund offerings with MoneyWatch's Eric Schurenberg. Eric touches on what investment vehicle, traditional funds
NASDAQ:VCIT July 6, 2010 9:59pm

Vanguard Files For 20 New ETFs, Summary Of New Funds

Vanguard is expanding its index fund family, introducing new funds with ETF Shares to provide investors with additional low-cost stock and bond choices. The new ETFs will be available commission-free to Vanguard Brokerage clients. See the preliminary breakdown of each ETF below
NASDAQ:VCIT June 24, 2010 11:04am

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