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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
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