Options Bullish On Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)

Long-term Treasury bonds have taken a beating this year as markets worried about the U.S. budget deficit and money shifted to higher-yielding assets. This morning, a large options trader bet on a rebound using the TLT exchange traded fund. Volume in the June 92 calls surged to 10,166 against open interest of 3,014 contracts, according […]

Where ETFs and Mutual Funds Collide

As the number of ETFs and ETF issuers grows at a breakneck pace and the focus of many products continues to narrow, it’s a challenge to address methodology and liquidity when composing a portfolio. Simply comparing short-term performance among various ETF in any given sector often misses pitfalls such as liquidity and depth. Investors may […]