Best Bond ETFs To Consider Buying Now

etfsKent Thune:  Finding fixed-income ETFs is no problem. Picking the best bond ETFs to buy for the fixed-income portion of your portfolio now is a challenge, to say the least.
NYSE:AGG May 2, 2016 3:48pm

What Happens To Bond ETFs In Stressed Markets?

new etfsSince their introduction more than a decade ago, bond ETFs have become an important investment tool. Interestingly, their value is most obvious during times of bond market stress. Matt Tucker explains.
NYSE:BND April 22, 2016 2:54pm

Regional Fed Manufacturing Overview: March Sees Increase, But Still Negative

Wall streetJill Mislinski:  Five out of the twelve Federal Reserve Regional Districts currently publish monthly data on regional manufacturing: Dallas, Kansas City, New York, Richmond, and Philadelphia.
NYSE:DIA March 29, 2016 3:53pm

3 Income Funds You Should Hold In 2016

investDavid Fabian:  Forecasting where the market will end up in 2016 is a very difficult task, as innumerable variables will intercede over the course of the next twelve months. The actions of the Federal Reserve in particular are going to be a heavy influence on income investors
NYSE:BND December 11, 2015 4:38pm

Bank Account Earning Nothing? Try A Bond ETF Instead

market bondsLawrence Meyers:  For years and years, everyone has been lamenting how banks are paying nothing (literally) to hold money in interest-bearing checking and savings accounts. Alas, that is one big downside to interest rates being at all-time lows.
NYSE:BND November 4, 2015 4:31pm

5 Cheap ETFs You Should Know

new etfsRebecca Bowden:  Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are becoming increasingly popular. One of the primary benefits over an actively managed fund is the very low cost of ETFs.
NYSE:BND October 13, 2015 4:41pm

What You Need To Know About Rising Rate ETFs

need to know etfs 600X300David Fabian:  Just when you thought all of the rising rate chatter from 2013 was but a distant memory, the investment community is once again dredging up strategies to shelter your portfolio from the ticking time bomb known as your bond funds.
NYSE:BND September 16, 2015 4:31pm

The 3 Key Elements Of A Bond ETF

market bondsAs the Head of Fixed Income Strategy for iShares, I am fully versed in the seemingly complex world of bond ETFs.
NYSE:BND August 6, 2015 3:54pm

Investors Start To Panic As A Global Bond Market Crash Begins [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PIMCO ETF Trust]

market bondsIs the financial collapse that so many are expecting in the second half of 2015 already starting?  Many have believed that we would see bonds crash before the stock market crashes, and that is precisely what is happening right now. 
NYSE:BND June 5, 2015 3:33pm

Retirees Face An Asset Allocation Conundrum [Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF]

retirement-plansDavid Fabian: One of my clients recently sent me an article from CNBC on the big shift in thinking for retirees with the need for an income plan. The story essentially centers on the conundrum of how to generate an acceptable yield without taking an inordinate amount of risk.
NYSE:BND May 20, 2015 5:18pm

Bond ETFs Hit The Bearish Radar [iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF]

market bondsRick Pendergraft: After the market dropped pretty hard Wednesday, when I ran my scans I expected a fair number of stocks and ETFs on the bearish scan.
NYSE:BND March 27, 2015 4:19pm

The State Of The Market In 5 Charts [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF)]

fiveDavid Fabian: I’m breaking from my traditional analysis of a specific segment of the market to focus on a more comprehensive overview using several charts. Sometimes it’s nice to step away from individual sectors to monitor “big picture”
NYSE:BND March 20, 2015 4:14pm

How To Balance Your Approach To Bonds [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PIMCO ETF Trust]

market bondsIn today’s low yield environment, some investors are struggling with how to generate yield. Matt Tucker describes the landscape and shares a potential solution to help balance your bond portfolio.
NYSE:BND March 5, 2015 4:42pm

Making Sense Of Your Investment Time Frame [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

investDavid Fabian: Without a doubt, one of the most important inputs in a successful outcome for your investment portfolio is time. In the finance world, this is usually expressed as your “time frame” or “time horizon”.
NYSE:BND February 4, 2015 5:58pm

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