Growth Stock Sell-Off May Be Over [Tesla Motors Inc, Apple Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc., Celgene Corporation, Google Inc]

bearbull21Jon Markman: Stocks tried to rebound with vigor in the second half of the past week, pushing the Dow Jones Industrials Average up 350 points in 27 hours, due in equal parts to favorable moves in the currency markets, short covering, mean reversion
NASDAQ:QQQ April 21, 2014 4:22pm

Take Advantage Of The Flattening Yield Curve With This ETF [iPath US Treasury Flattener ETN, Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF]

investThough the fixed income world, in particular Treasury bonds, gathered some steam starting this year, these are faltering again thanks to the Fed latest comments. The Fed, which has committed
NYSE:BSV March 31, 2014 10:35pm

Option Probabilities Spell Possible Trouble For Treasury’s

treasuriesJ.W. Jones: The incredible rally in equities in 2013 has begun to stir concern among many that the stock market is now in a bubble. We have entered the euphoric stage of this bull market and equity prices cannot and will not go lower according
NYSE:HYG November 15, 2013 1:07pm

Can Janet Yellen Offset Washington’s Drag On The Stock Market?

Janet YellenChris Ciovacco: According to media reports, Janet Yellen will be formally announced Wednesday as the nominee to head the Fed. From The Wall Street Journal:
NASDAQ:AAXJ October 8, 2013 11:10pm

New Life For Treasury Bond ETFs?

market bondsThese are trying times for the fixed income world, in particular the U.S. Treasury market, as investors are pouring money into the rising equity markets since the start of the year.
NYSE:GOVT September 29, 2013 11:48pm

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants. 

NYSE:CMF December 21, 2012 2:44pm

In A Paper Money System, All Assets Are Backed By The Treasury Bond (GLD, SLV, IAU, PHYS, AGQ)

Keith Weiner: What backs the money in the present irredeemable paper system?  Start by considering this brief anecdote.  Joe buys some equipment from John, to be paid Net 30.  We say that Joe owes John $10,000.  Next month, Joe comes back and gives
NYSE:AGQ August 16, 2012 1:01pm

Why A Debt Based Financial System Will Always Fail In The Long Run (GLD, SLV, UUP, UDN, XLF)

Michael Snyder: How is money created?  If you ask average people on the street this question, most of them have absolutely no idea.  This is rather odd, because
NYSE:GLD June 26, 2012 10:30pm

The U.S. Recovery Is Producing Surprises (BAC, IYR, XLF, GM, EWG, EWC, C, DIA)

Sy Harding: In 2008 it was a sure thing the bursting of the real estate bubble (NYSEARCA:IYR), the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market, the freeze-up of the banking system (NYSEARCA:XLF), the ravages of the ‘Great Recession’, collapse of the auto industry, bailout of mortgage- insurance
NYSE:EWC January 20, 2012 6:10pm

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

Two-Year Extension Of Fed’s Low Interest Rates Will Deliver Damaging Inflation

David Zeiler:  With little ammo left in its arsenal, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) yesterday (Tuesday) was unable to offer jittery markets anything more than a two-year extension of the Fed's low interest rates.
NYSE:TBT August 10, 2011 11:39am

How To Play The Bursting Of The Treasury Bond Bubble (TBT, HYG, SH, DOG, PSQ)

Martin D. Weiss:  The first-ever downgrade of U.S. debt, announced Friday by Standard & Poor’s, hit Asian stocks hard last night and is about to slam into U.S. markets at the opening bell a couple of hours from now.
NYSE:DOG August 8, 2011 11:39am

An ETF Bond Investment Strategy For the New Year (TBT)

For those seeking greater safety, bonds will be the wrong place to look in 2011.  To understand why, we need to look back more than 25 years – to a time when economic conditions were very
NYSE:TBT December 15, 2010 12:38pm

We Are About To Enter The Golden Age For These Short Bond ETF’s

buy-nowLouise Yamada, one of the most widely followed technical analysts in the market, says the 29 year bull market in Treasury bonds is coming to a close. Looking at the 200 year history of interest
ETF BASIC NEWS March 3, 2010 1:41pm

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