One of the first things I like to check every weekend is the ETF Trend Performance week-over-week report. It gives a great summary of what happened to more than 300 ETFs with respect to change
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
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%.
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
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
Schwab filed paperwork with the SEC today to offer a “Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF.” No symbol was listed at this time. The fund’s goal is to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 3-10 Year Treasury Bond Index.
Rick Genoni discusses Vanguard’s seven new bond ETFs with Scott Burns of Morningstar. Vanguard launched seven new
VALLEY FORGE, Pa.–Vanguard today introduced seven bond index funds with ETF Shares featuring expense ratios of 0.15%. The funds, which expand Vanguard’s bond