Treasury ETFs In Focus As Taylor Impresses Trump

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From Zacks: U.S. Treasury yields inched up and the dollar rallied as John Taylor, a prospective candidate for the Fed chairman, was said to have impressed President Donald Trump in an interview.
NYSE:IEF October 19, 2017 6:43am

Fed’s New Normal Is Uncharted Territory For Bonds (IEF)

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From WisdomTree: September has certainly been the month for central banks. Indeed, investors have already witnessed formal policy meetings from the Bank of Canada (BOC), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BOE).
NYSE:IEF September 22, 2017 6:35am

What Will Happen To Treasuries When The Fed Unwinds Its Balance Sheet? (IEF)

From Bryce Coward, CFA: The Federal Reserve is likely to decide next week to begin letting assets roll of its balance sheet as bonds mature, instead of reinvesting the proceeds.
NYSE:IEF September 14, 2017 6:16am

U.S. Treasury Bond Outlook Is Murky At Best (IEF)

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From Zacks: U.S. Treasury yields fell to post-election lows, driving Treasury prices higher, as rising geopolitical risks made investors shift to safe haven investments. Remember that bond prices and yields move inverse to each other.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 31, 2017 6:36am

Why Investors Should Avoid Bonds Right Now (IEF)

From Mike Burnick: Unfortunately, racking up more debt has become commonplace in our current culture.
NYSE:IEF July 12, 2017 10:52am

Upside Call Buyers Betting On Lower Rates Via IEF

We have seen interesting options activity in infrequently traded IEF (iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%, $7.6 billion in AUM), involving June 107 calls in good size for the name.
NYSE:IEF May 23, 2017 1:49pm

Treasury Bond ETFs Test Long-Term Support

Municipal BondDavid Fabian: The volatility in bonds over the last month has been a wakeup call to many investors who have been complacent with their fixed-income portfolios. The catalyst for this volatility was recent comments from the Federal Reserve
NYSE:IEF June 13, 2013 12:50pm

Target Hit At Key Inflection Point For Bond ETFs

market bondsCorey Rosenbloom: The renewed focus on the potential for higher future interest rates led bond funds iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) and iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF)
NYSE:IEF May 29, 2013 3:03pm

Is The Best Performing Bond ETF Really In Europe? (ITLY, ITLT, TYD, TENZ, IEF)

europeEric Dutram: Despite low rates and a now more dovish Federal Reserve, investors continue to pile into fixed income ETFs. In fact, over the trailing one year period, fixed income funds have seen aggregate inflows exceeding $40 billion, including several billion to high yield
NYSE:IEF January 30, 2013 7:08pm

Why Are Yields On U.S. Treasuries Rising All Of A Sudden? (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

treasuriesMichael Lombardi: Could U.S. debt be reaching a breaking point?
NYSE:BOND January 29, 2013 2:59pm

Why The Next Great Bubble Is About To Collapse? (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY, BOND)

dollar money bubbleMartin D. Weiss:  Senator Orrin Hatch warns that the bubble has the power to “destroy the retirement savings of millions of Americans.”
NYSE:BOND January 22, 2013 12:01pm

Why The Entire Bond Universe Looks Toxic In 2013 (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

market bondsMartin Hutchinson: It was shaping up to be another be another strong year for U.S. Treasury Bonds right up until the moment it looked like a fiscal cliff deal would be reached.
NYSE:IEF January 16, 2013 1:01pm

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants. 

NYSE:CMF December 21, 2012 2:44pm

S&P 500 Index: Insiders and Momentum Still Concerning For Stocks (INDEXSP:.INX, IEF, SPY, PSQ)

Chris Ciovacco: The fundamental drivers behind stock gains on Thursday morning came in the form of U.S. jobless claims falling to a four-year low and improving bond action in Europe. Despite today’s headlines, insiders and waning bullish momentum are still waving caution flags.
NYSE:IEF October 11, 2012 3:52pm

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