The Fed Will Raise Rates In December, And Yellen Isn’t Going Anywhere

Janet Yellen
From Brad Hoppmann: Fed Chair Janet Yellen made her first public appearance since the election. Yesterday, she spoke before the Congressional Joint Economic Committee.
NYSE:TIP November 18, 2016 7:05am

Edelson: A Sovereign Debt Crisis Is Looming, So Sell Bonds Now

municipal debt crisis
From Larry Edelson: Will President-elect Donald Trump deliver on his campaign promises to dig in with an anti-globalization stance and potentially start one or more trade wars?
NYSE:TIP November 15, 2016 6:43am

This Inflation-Protected Bond Fund Is Seeing Massive Inflows

BondsJust one day before the U.S. Presidential election, we see a U.S. Government Bond linked ETF leading all ETPs in near term inflows: the iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund ETF (NYSE:TIP).
NYSE:TIP November 7, 2016 2:31pm

BlackRock: TIPS Make More Sense Than Treasuries Right Now

yield-percent-changeBlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income Jeff Rosenberg talks about why investors should consider using TIPS in place of Treasuries in fixed income portfolios.
NYSE:TIP October 31, 2016 8:14am

Bonds, ETFs and The Currency Connection (SHV, SHY, IEI, TLT, TIP, EMB)

Matt Tucker: The US dollar is rallying and you own a bond or a bond ETF. Quick – what effect will this rally have on your bond’s payouts?
NYSE:EMB November 3, 2011 2:57pm

Low QE2 Volume & Inside Day Point To More Downside Ahead In The Markets (TLT, TIP, SLV, SPY, TBT)

Chris Ciovacco: The media likes to imply the Fed is on the verge of cranking up QE3. Here is Reuters take on Wednesday’s Fed statement and press conference:

Investing: Fed, Markets Concerned About Deflation (TLT, TIP, IEF, GLD, SH, UUP)

Chris Ciovacco: As we noted on November 1, a rally back toward 1,250 is well within bear market bounds.  How we rally (volume, conviction, etc.) will tell us quite a bit about the odds of a more lasting upside move in stocks.  We also outlined in a recent video reasons why the improvement in market breadth does
NYSE:GLD November 2, 2011 1:04pm

Wednesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

Stoyan Bojinov: Volatility swept over the markets as investors were taken by surprise on Tuesday after Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called for a referendum to the three-pronged “bailout plan” agreed upon in Brussels last week. Domestic equity indexes tumbled upwards of 2% for the day as investors

Buy and Hold Dies As Government Bonds Beat Stocks (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

Justice Litle: For the 30 year period between 1981 and September 30th 2011, government bonds outperformed stocks. What does it mean? "Stocks for the long run" is a famous mantra of Wall Street. A distinguished academic, Professor Jeremy Siegel, even wrote a book with exactly that title.
NYSE:IEF November 1, 2011 6:08pm

Bond Funds: Updating The Breakdown In These Bond ETFs (TLT, IEF, TBT, TIP, LQD)

Corey Rosenbloom: If you’re looking at the Stock Market only, you’re likely missing the other side of the coin which is the Bond Market. With the recent surge through resistance in stocks, let’s get a check-up on the break under support in popular bond funds iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury ETF
NYSE:IEF October 31, 2011 11:28am

The Treasury Investment That’s WAY Better Than Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TBT, TLT, IEF, TBF, TIP)

Martin Hutchinson: I've made no secret of my aversion to Treasury bonds. Yields right now are irrationally low, and thus do not accurately reflect U.S. credit risk.
NYSE:IEF October 26, 2011 9:57am

In Search Of Fixed Income (MUB, LQD, HYG, TIP, JNK)

Russ Koesterich: Call #1: Reiterate Long-Term Overweight of Corporate and Municipal Debt Over Treasuries
NYSE:LQD October 25, 2011 1:12pm

Making The (Credit) Grade In Emerging Markets (LEMB, EMB)

Russ Koesterich: While emerging markets are not without their share of macroeconomic problems, they are not experiencing the same sovereign debt problems as their developed market neighbors. In fact, the world’s sovereign debt problems are centered in developed markets such as Europe, the United
NYSE:EMB October 20, 2011 5:11pm

Northern Trust Returns To ETF World, Launches Four FlexShares

Eric Dutram: Earlier this week, Northern Trust, the Chicago-based asset manager best known for its banking and wealth management divisions, announced a second foray into the Exchange-Traded Fund world with the debut
NYSE:GUNR September 25, 2011 9:56pm

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