Investment Grade Corporate Bonds Proving Popular As Other Assets Fade (LQD)

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We have reported outflows in Large Cap and Small Cap stocks lately (SPY, IWM), as well as longer duration Treasury bonds via TLT (iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%) in these daily pieces.
NYSE:LQD November 14, 2017 12:25pm

iShares Launches Three New Corporate Bond Funds (LQD)

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The world's largest ETF issuer, iShares, is launching a suite of three new investment grade corporate bond funds to round out its current offerings in the highly popular space.
NYSE:LQD September 15, 2017 10:49am

Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Sees Major Inflows (LQD)

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LQD (iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond) has reeled in more than any other ETF as of late, with over $1 billion in net creations, and the fund trading at a new 52 week high just yesterday.
NYSE:LQD June 7, 2017 1:54pm

Time To Buy The iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

corporate bondMarkets have been quite sluggish in April, as a lukewarm earnings season has taken its toll on stocks across the board. Broad benchmarks like the S&P 500 have retreated from their all-time highs thanks to this lackluster earnings season, with energy,
NYSE:AGG April 23, 2013 5:08pm

The Great Duration Rotation Continues; But For How Long?

Wall streetMatt Tucker: In an earlier post I examined the mysterious rise in interest rates that we have seen in the first quarter the past few years.  Each year we’ve seen rates creep higher from January to March, and each year rates have ended December lower than where they
NYSE:FLOT April 17, 2013 4:22pm

Top Ranked iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corporate Bond Fund In Focus (LQD)

market bondsEric Dutram: As yields remain low, income seeking investors continue to struggle. In their thirst for robust payouts, many of these investors have gone beyond conventional yield sources. This has surely disrupted the fragile risk-return tradeoff that they strive for, thereby putting their entire portfolio at risk.
NYSE:LQD March 5, 2013 4:15pm

The 4 New Defensive Strategies For ETF Investors (ACWI, MUB, ACWV, LQD)

strategyRuss Koesterich: Year-to-date investors have had few reasons to play defense. Stocks, at least in the United States, have rallied and credit continues to hold its own.
NYSE:ACWV February 22, 2013 5:00pm

Tax Changes Mean Muni Yields Look More Attractive (MUB, LQD, QLTA)

tax systemMatt Tucker: The past few months have been an interesting time for municipal bonds.  Thanks to the drama leading up to the fiscal cliff, these tax-advantaged securities were first in hot demand as a potential safe harbor against tax increases, then experienced a selloff 
NYSE:LQD February 8, 2013 1:31pm

3 Bond Strategies For 2013 (LQD, MUB, HYG, EMB, GOVT)

market bondsMatt Tucker: Over the past couple of months, Russ Koesterich has been outlining his outlook for markets and economies in the coming year.  In short, he believes the most likely scenario is that the world – in particular the US – will continue to see slow but stable growth in 2013
NYSE:EMB January 29, 2013 4:16pm

Is The Treasury Bull Run Over? (MUB, LQD, CLY)

treasuriesRuss Koesterich: The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond touched 1.94% on Friday, the highest level since last spring. This has a lot of investors asking once again: “Are we finally witnessing the long-awaited rise in rates?”
NYSE:CLY January 28, 2013 3:04pm

A Look Back: Navigating 2012’s Twists With Fixed Income ETFs

Karen Schenone: A prolonged low interest rate environment. An ongoing European debt crisis. An impending fiscal cliff. 2012 presented investors with more than their fair share of challenges, and if we look back at the year’s flows, we can see how investors used fixed
NYSE:LQD December 17, 2012 2:59pm

Waiting For Signs On The Fiscal Cliff and From The Federal Reserve

Russ Koesterich: Investors are stuck between a rock and a hard place: They’re trying to plan for the end of 2012, while also looking ahead to 2013. It’s being reflected in the questions
NYSE:CLY December 4, 2012 10:44pm

2013 Bond Market Forecast: Where To Find The Best Yields (LQD, PCY, EMB, ELD, COP, VZ, T)

Money Morning Staff: The reality for the 2013 bond market in the United States is that interest rates are forecast to remain low throughout the year and continuing until 2015.
NYSE:ELD November 8, 2012 1:09am

Three Actively Managed Bond ETFs for Stability and Income (LQD, HYG, BND, ELD, HYLD, BOND)

Eric Dutram: ETFs as an investment avenue are often associated with passive fund management style which enables them to be more cost effective (in terms of expense ratios) than their mutual fund cousins. However, with the growth of the ETF industry as a whole
NYSE:BND November 7, 2012 2:53pm

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