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Charting The Popular Bond ETFs For April

technical-lookCorey Rosenbloom: As April 2013 began, we saw positive reversals and breakthroughs in “Risk-off” US Treasury funds iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) and iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:IEF).
NYSE:IEF April 10, 2013 6:22pm

ETF Bond Trade: How The End Of Quantitative Easing Will Affect Bond Prices

market bondsJeff Uscher: Equities rallied and bond prices fell through January as investors, relieved that Congress had avoided the fiscal cliff and postponed a fight over the debt ceiling, changed their stance to take on more risk.
NYSE:SHY February 7, 2013 4:13pm

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

Bond Sell-Off Getting Serious?

Sy Harding: With my indicators on a sell signal for bonds since August 16, I have been warning about bonds being overbought and in danger of rolling over into a serious correction for several months.
NYSE:BND January 5, 2013 1:47pm

Why The Federal Reserve Is So Dangerous

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve System is a government-sanctioned private enterprise that functions as a socialist tool.
NYSE:IEF December 18, 2012 1:12pm

Will Interests Rates Rise In 2013?

Matt Tucker: When the Federal Reserve met this week, it announced that it would keep the target for its key interest rate near zero until the unemployment rate improves or inflation picks up. As MarketWatch remarked after the announcement, “Fed policy
NYSE:IEF December 17, 2012 12:24pm

German’s Incomplete Economic Recovery Supports the Bond Bull Market

The Daily Capitalist: Germany’s national economic statistical repository provides an interesting set of graphs that correlate with the collapsing interest rate structure in that country.  Two-year bunds now yield a negative 0.08% per year.  The 10-year bund yields 1.27%, down from
NYSE:IEF December 10, 2012 12:14pm

Fed Hints That QE Is Here To Stay; Implications May Continue To Be Bullish For Treasury Bond Prices

The Daily Capitalist: The Fed is hinting that quantitative easing is here to stay:  there may be no unwinding of its expanding balance sheet in 2015.  Bloomberg.com reports (LINK):
NYSE:IEF December 7, 2012 4:07pm

Why The Bond Bubble Is Finally About To Burst?

Shah Gilani: The Federal Reserve's multi-year prescription of targeting super-low interest rates on federal funds, along with various quantitative easing programs, has pushed yields down on all fixed-income instruments to the benefit of issuers and the detriment of investors.
NYSE:SHY December 3, 2012 4:03pm

Will Fed Officials Wave Their Magic Monetary Wand Again or Won’t They? Who Cares! (TBT, TLT, IEF)

Mike Larson: In all my years of following the interest rate markets, I can’t recall a moment like this. The so-called “experts” on Wall Street are completely, utterly obsessed with a simple question: “Will Fed officials wave their magic monetary wand again or won’t they?”
NYSE:IEF June 8, 2012 12:26pm

10-Year Treasury Note: Could The 10-Year Really Go Below 1%? (PST, TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

Keith Fitz-Gerald: In the wake of Friday's disastrous jobs number, 10-year Treasury Note yields finally fell through the 1.5% level, trading as low 1.44% on the day.
NYSE:IEF June 5, 2012 11:34am

Bond Investing: How Investors Can Build A Bond Ladder (TBT, IEF, TBF, TLT, SHY)

Martin Hutchinson: With interest rates at near-record low levels it appears that the only way for rates to go is up.  As the U.S. economy moderately strengthens, that means the bond bubble will begin to leak. Even darker, the bubble might just burst altogether. 

NYSE:IEF April 26, 2012 1:29pm

Bond Investing: The Real Truth Behind Rising Treasury Yields (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, SHY)

Monty Agarwal:  U.S. Treasury yields moved sharply higher after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met earlier this month. The chart below shows the change in the yield curve from a month ago to when the yields hit their peak and where they are now.

NYSE:IEF March 30, 2012 1:46pm

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