The Case For Investment Grade Bonds (LQD)

From BlackRock: Investment grade corporate bonds can play an important role in a portfolio, especially in today's uncertain market environment. Karen Schenone explains.
NYSE:LQD August 11, 2018 6:49am

Avoid These Common Fixed Income Mistakes (LQD)

From Contrarian Outlook: Want more yield and price upside in your portfolio? You can get both from bonds - if you think a little contrarian, of course.
NYSE:LQD April 12, 2018 6:25am

Maybe It’s Time To Buy Corporate Bonds Again (LQD)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Inflation fever is back! And today I'm going to show you a "one-click" way to cash in with a quick gain and a 7.7% cash dividend too.
NYSE:LQD March 23, 2018 6:20am

These Bonds Are Actually Looking Good This Year (LQD)

From Invesco: In my recent blog on the impact of tax reform, I explained why I believe the new tax law should be extremely supportive of the US investment grade (IG) bond market, including provisions that could lead to reduced supply.
NYSE:LQD February 2, 2018 5:17am

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)

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

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