Why Treasury Yields Probably Don’t Have Much Upside Left (IEF)

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From WisdomTree: Thus far, 2017 has proved to be somewhat of a vexing year for investors expecting to see a higher U.S. rate environment. While the Federal Reserve (Fed) has delivered on its front by pushing up short-term interest rates, longer-dated yields such as the U.S. Treasury (UST) 10-Year note have not followed suit.
NYSE:IEF November 15, 2017 11:24am

What The Fed’s Long Unwinding Plan Means For Bonds (IEF)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: In the latest edition of "Global Macro Shifts," the Templeton Global Macro team examines the plans to start shrinking the US Federal Reserve's (Fed's) balance sheet and the potential impacts to financial markets.
NYSE:IEF November 10, 2017 6:06am

Market Applauds Trump’s Fed Chair Pick Jerome Powell (IEF)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: Janet Yellen's term as US Federal Reserve (Fed) chair ends early next year, and President Donald Trump decided not to extend her tenure as head of the US central bank.
NYSE:IEF November 3, 2017 6:03am

Interest Rates Testing 25-Year Breakout Level (IEF)

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From Chris Kimble: Interest rates based upon the 10-year yield (TNX) have been heading lower for years, more than 25-years actually.
NYSE:IEF October 26, 2017 6:29am

Where Do Treasuries Go From Here? (IEF)

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From Jill Mislinski: Let's take a closer look at recent activity in US Treasuries. The yield on the 10-year note ended last week at 2.39% and the 30-year bond closed at 2.89%.
NYSE:IEF October 23, 2017 5:55am

Treasury ETFs In Focus As Taylor Impresses Trump

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From Zacks: U.S. Treasury yields inched up and the dollar rallied as John Taylor, a prospective candidate for the Fed chairman, was said to have impressed President Donald Trump in an interview.
NYSE:IEF October 19, 2017 6:43am

Expect U.S. Bond Yields To Stay Low For The Foreseeable Future (IEF)

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From Invesco: U.S. bond yields are likely to stay subdued until inflation prospects rise. Here, Invesco Fixed Income shares its views on rates around the world.
NYSE:IEF October 5, 2017 9:43am

Fed’s New Normal Is Uncharted Territory For Bonds (IEF)

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From WisdomTree: September has certainly been the month for central banks. Indeed, investors have already witnessed formal policy meetings from the Bank of Canada (BOC), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BOE).
NYSE:IEF September 22, 2017 6:35am

What Will Happen To Treasuries When The Fed Unwinds Its Balance Sheet? (IEF)

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From Bryce Coward, CFA: The Federal Reserve is likely to decide next week to begin letting assets roll of its balance sheet as bonds mature, instead of reinvesting the proceeds.
NYSE:IEF September 14, 2017 6:16am

Why Investors Should Avoid Bonds Right Now (IEF)

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From Mike Burnick: Unfortunately, racking up more debt has become commonplace in our current culture.
NYSE:IEF July 12, 2017 10:52am

Upside Call Buyers Betting On Lower Rates Via IEF

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We have seen interesting options activity in infrequently traded IEF (iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%, $7.6 billion in AUM), involving June 107 calls in good size for the name.
NYSE:IEF May 23, 2017 1:49pm

BlackRock: Forget About Rising Rates This Year

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From BlackRock: Russ Koesterich talks about why bond yields remain low this year, despite expectations of a rise.
NYSE:IEF May 18, 2017 6:06am

How Much Higher Can Interest Rates Rise?

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From Bryce Coward, CFA: From the middle of April through yesterday, 10-year treasury rates rose from 2.17% to 2.40%, prompting the obvious question of how high will they rise.
NYSE:IEF May 10, 2017 12:52pm

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