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

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

The Hardest Thing To Do In Investing [PIMCO ETF Trust, iShares Trust]

investDavid Fabian: The investment world is chocked full of pitfalls, missed opportunities, and unforeseen risks that make the game difficult under the best of circumstances. Many of us worry about high fees, perfect timing, macro headline risks, and security
NYSE:BOND July 15, 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

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

Why BOND Still Might Be In A Class Of Its Own [PIMCO ETF Trust, iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund]

market bondsMichael Fabian:  The over-publicized departure of Bill Gross from the fixed income goliath he founded roughly 30 years ago has brought about some interesting crosscurrents in recent fund-flow statistics.
NYSE:AGG October 17, 2014 4:22pm

Don’t Put Too Much Stock In Morningstar Ratings [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PIMCO ETF Trust]

morningstarDavid Fabian: The fallout from Bill Gross leaving PIMCO for Janus Capital Group has continued to spread through the financial community and ultimately generated a review from Morningstar of their flagship fund’s rating.
NYSE:BND October 9, 2014 4:26pm

Questioning Your Bonds? [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PIMCO ETF Trust]

market bondsUncertainty is in the air, particularly if you’re a fixed income investor. As BlackRock’s Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich wrote earlier this week, bond investing is different today than it was in the past.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 3, 2014 1:06pm

Why Bonds Are The Best Trade For The 4th Quarter [PIMCO ETF Trust]

market bondsChris Vermeulen:  If you have been paying close attention to the stock market, market internals/breadth, and bonds for the past three months, you’ve likely come to the same conclusion that I have.

What’s Next For PIMCO? [PIMCO ETF Trust]

PIMCO ETFsMichael Lewitt: As I mentioned over the weekend, the month of September ended with two dramatically different exits: The Hollywood ending of Yankee Captain Derek Jeter's Hall of Fame 20-year career, and the acrimonious departure of Bill Gross from PIMCO,
NYSE:BABZ October 2, 2014 2:42pm

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Technical Update and Bill Gross Assessment

bill grossDavid Fabian: Just when you think everything is looking good, the market pulls a fast one on you. That’s what happened to me this week on the day after I posted our monthly video (see below) stating large-cap stocks were still indicating a bullish uptrend.
NYSE:BOND September 26, 2014 1:04pm

The Counter-Factual Case Against ZIRP [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

percent rateEconMatters: The long held debate is what would the US economy being doing without ZIRP by the Federal Reserve, would we be doing worse, about the same, or better? The other delineation in the argument is whether there is a cutoff point
NYSE:BND July 18, 2014 11:20am

May 2014 Market Summary and Analysis [SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, PIMCO ETF Trust]

new etfsDavid Fabian: The month of May was marked by uncharacteristic strength on the upside which took many investors by surprise. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) finally broke out of its trading range that I indicated on my latest chart review
NYSE:BOND June 2, 2014 1:08pm

Why The Market Doesn’t Care Where You Think It Should Go [PIMCO ETF Trust, iShares Trust]

money and investingDavid Fabian: This week has been chocked full of surprises for investors.  Monday started out with a gut wrenching tumble of more than 2% across the majority of the investment universe.  It was then followed up with some tepid buyers stepping
NYSE:AOM February 12, 2014 4:18pm

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