Bonds May Be Key Bear Market Tell

market bondsChris Ciovacco:  Since maximum fear in the financial markets tends to create demand for safer-haven bonds, the chart of long-term Treasuries (NYSEARCA:TLT) should be helpful from a risk-assessment perspective.
NYSE:TBT January 6, 2016 4:13pm

Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last.
NYSE:TBT December 18, 2015 12:52pm

Time To Favor TIPS?

inflationA sluggish economy, strong dollar and falling energy prices have pushed inflation down to historically low levels. However, as Russ explains, expectations for future inflation may be too complacent.
NYSE:TBT December 14, 2015 4:20pm

Rate Hike: How Will The Markets Respond Next Week?

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  First of all, I think we’re all a little sick of hearing whether the Fed will raise rates this month – or whether they should’ve done it sooner. We’re talking about 0.25% if they do it!49
NYSE:TBT December 10, 2015 4:49pm

The Consensus Still Points To A Rate Hike In December

Janet-YellenHarry Dent:  Friday’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) October Personal Income and Outlays report was most important to the Fed.
NYSE:TBT December 3, 2015 4:50pm

Is U.S. Inflation Too Low?

inflation 600X300Rick Rieder looks beyond the headline inflation level to gauge whether the U.S. has an inflation problem.​
NYSE:TBT November 13, 2015 4:24pm

Investing Implications of Higher U.S. Rates

ratesReal U.S. rates have been climbing, while rates are falling in much of the rest of the world. As Russ explains, this divergence has a number of implications for investors.
NYSE:TBT November 10, 2015 3:55pm

The Odds Against Higher Interest Rates

ratesMike Burnick:  This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting was yet another nonevent as expected. In fact, recent economic data has taken a definite turn for the worse including:
NYSE:TBT November 2, 2015 3:01pm

The Fate Of U.S. Interest Rates

ratesJeff D. Opdyke:  With the global economy in a tenuous spot, our Federal Reserve faces a difficult situation: Move interest rates in the wrong direction and you unleash Hell’s demons upon Asia … and you remove bulwarks buttressing our own economy.
NYSE:TBT October 26, 2015 4:00pm

What To Make Of A Zero Percent Yield

yieldThree-month Treasury bills made history this month when sold at a zero percent yield. Zero percent? What does this even mean? And why would an investor pay something for nothing? Matt Tucker explains.
NYSE:TBT October 19, 2015 2:26pm

Is It Time To “Buy” Inflation?

inflation 600X300While there's little evidence that inflation is going to come roaring back anytime soon, current estimates may be too low. Russ explains.
NYSE:TBT October 13, 2015 4:05pm

Watch Your Duration When Rates Rise

market bondsMatt Tucker explains what “duration" is and how to think about it in a rising interest rate environment.
NYSE:TBT September 23, 2015 2:37pm

Is The Economy Ready For Higher Interest Rates? [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

ratesChad Shoop:  It happens all the time.
NYSE:DIA August 17, 2015 4:11pm

What You Need To Know About Bond ETF Yields [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

market bondsWith multiple bond ETF yield measures to choose from, it can be difficult for investors to quickly assess what their fund is yielding. Matt Tucker reviews the most common yield measures and explains when to use each one, and why.
NYSE:TBT August 14, 2015 2:21pm

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