The ETF Money Flow Highlights Potentially Profitable Trends

ETFsMike Burnick:  Last month, stocks shrugged off plenty of pessimistic data and profit reports to surge higher — with the S&P 500 Index climbing 8.3% in October — the best monthly gain in four years.
NASDAQ:IBB November 5, 2015 3:57pm

Preferred Stocks Are In The Sweet Spot

money and investingMichael Fabian:  For retired investors seeking a low volatility income stream, it hasn’t gotten much better than owning preferred stocks this year. 
NYSE:HYG October 26, 2015 3:46pm

Top ETF Income Ideas For The Remainder Of 2015

etfsDavid Fabian:  The search for income is always an interesting investment dynamic. Those that stray too far out into high yield or esoteric securities tend to find themselves experiencing above-average volatility or non-correlated returns.
NYSE:BND October 9, 2015 4:22pm

The Bond Market Is Screaming Louder Now

market bondsMike Larson:  Remember what I wrote in mid-August? If not, here’s a refresher:
NYSE:BND October 8, 2015 4:30pm

The Next Big Bubble Ready To Burst

dollar money bubbleMartin D. Weiss:  Next Thursday, October 8, marks the seven-year anniversary of a date that will forever be remembered in monetary infamy.
NYSE:HYG September 28, 2015 4:04pm

iShares Needs To Trim Fees On These 3 ETFs

expense ratio feesDavid Fabian:  One of the reasons I love exchange-traded funds is the majority of the industries’ assets are concentrated in products with very low fees. Sure there are a few rogue funds out there with 2%+ expense ratios, but these are primarily relegated to the black corners of obscurity.
NYSE:EEM July 28, 2015 4:11pm

Should You Invest In Bonds? [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

market bondsLawrence Meyers: Bond investors have really been struggling the past few years. Thanks to quantitative easing, the Fed was artificially buying into the bond market for several years, supporting the prices of bonds, which helped keep interest rates low.
NYSE:TBT June 1, 2015 2:09pm

Knowing When To Walk Away [iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd, iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

etfsMichael Fabian: Unlike a typical portfolio of ETFs or mutual funds traded at NAV, closed-end fund investors must decide from a fundamental perspective if a fund’s risk will ultimately be worth the reward.  ETF or mutual fund assets are always redeemable
NYSE:HYG May 11, 2015 4:25pm

Illiquid Corporate Bond Market Will End In “Very Unpleasant Fashion” [iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

corporate bondTyler Durden: Yesterday, we pointed out that the industry is getting increasingly nervous about the possibility that a lack of liquidity in bond markets may indeed be the catalyst for the next collapse. Thanks to new regulations ostensibly designed to
NYSE:HYG March 23, 2015 2:51pm

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

5 Lessons I Learned In 2014 [SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

fiveDavid Fabian: Each year I set aside some time to reflect on the lessons learned over the past 12 months.  I find this exercise to be a prudent use of my time to reflect on missed opportunities, highlight successful practices, and strive to be a better overall investor. 
NYSE:HYG December 29, 2014 1:21pm

MLP ETFs Find Themselves Guilty By Association [Alerian MLP, iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF)]

investDavid Fabian: The deleveraging in the energy space continues in earnest and one area that is going down with the ship is master limited partnerships (MLPs). These high yield energy-related securities fell heavily during the October sell off and are once again
NYSE:AMLP December 11, 2014 6:19pm

Energy Bond Risk Soars To Fresh Record High [iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF), Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF)]

oil gasTyler Durden: The S&P 500 Energy sector stocks are down over 12% year-to-date, tumbling over 3% today to fresh 20-month lows. 
NYSE:XLE December 8, 2014 3:04pm

U.S. Treasury Bonds Are Outperforming S&P 500 [iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

money and investingSy Harding: It was a sure thing. With the Fed cutting back its massive QE bond-buying program this year bonds would plunge. Instead, they began rallying sharply in January, precisely when the Fed began tapering back QE.
NYSE:HYG December 1, 2014 4:23pm

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