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The ABCs of Bond ETF Distributions

etfs etfsMatt Tucker: Welcome back to our master class on bond ETFs, where we go beyond the basics to help investors understand the mechanics and benefits of these innovative funds. 
NYSE:BND October 14, 2013 10:40pm

Time To Buy The iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

corporate bondMarkets have been quite sluggish in April, as a lukewarm earnings season has taken its toll on stocks across the board. Broad benchmarks like the S&P 500 have retreated from their all-time highs thanks to this lackluster earnings season, with energy,
NYSE:AGG April 23, 2013 5:08pm

Total Bond Market ETFs: Which One To Pick (BND, AGG)

market bondsEric Dutram: While corporate bonds are increasingly popular among investors—along with junk securities due to their outsized yield—a broad bond approach is taken by many as well. For ETFs that target this broad fixed income space, generally investors focus in on two ultra-popular ETFs;
NYSE:AGG January 23, 2013 4:34pm

Debt Ceiling: The Trillion Dollar Coin Idea

Keith Weiner: There has been much buzz in the past few days about a truly horrible idea.  Instead of having to negotiate with Congress to raise the debt ceiling so the Treasury Department can sell more bonds to pay for more spending, why not just mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin? 
NYSE:BND January 10, 2013 11:54am

Watch For A Major Shift In The Bond Market (TBT, TLT, TBF, SHV, BND, BOND)

Mike Burnick: The worst of the “fiscal cliff” impact may have been averted, at least for the moment. But now investors face a new concern: The debt ceiling drama.
NYSE:BND January 6, 2013 1:37pm

Bond Sell-Off Getting Serious?

Sy Harding: With my indicators on a sell signal for bonds since August 16, I have been warning about bonds being overbought and in danger of rolling over into a serious correction for several months.
NYSE:BND January 5, 2013 1:47pm

Balchunas on the `Best Bang for an ETF Buck’ (SCHV, BND, VXUS)

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric  Balchunas takes a look at the exchange-traded funds that provide the "best bang for a buck".  Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports on
NASDAQ:VXUS October 15, 2012 12:09pm

New “Death Cross” Tactical ETF Chases Alpha and Beta (RRGR, SPY, BND, EEM)

ETF Base: AdvisorShares just launched a new fund it calls the AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (NYSEARCA:RRGR). An actively-managed fund, AdvisorShares
NYSE:BND July 15, 2012 9:48pm

The PIMCO Total Return ETF; An Active ETF Gamechanger? (TRXT, AGG, SCHZ, BND, LAG, MINT, MUNI)

Michael Johnston:  Bond fund giant PIMCO launched its highly anticipated Total Return ETF (NYSEArca:TRXT) on Thursday, bringing to market an exchange-traded version of the mutual fund that has accumulated about $250 billion in assets since its debut in the 1980s. The new ETF is the most

NYSE:AGG March 1, 2012 12:26pm

Europe, Bearish Technicals Drag Down Longer-Term Outlook for Stocks (SPY, SH, TLT, BND)

Chris Ciovacco:  With Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech in the rear-view mirror, the markets will most likely turn their attention back toward Europe. In the short-run, it is doubtful market-calming news will emerge concerning debt and slowing growth in Europe. Add in a bear-market-like
NYSE:BND August 29, 2011 10:19am

Bond ETFs Holding Up Well (AGG, BND)

Premiums and discounts spiked for some illiquid funds, but the broad-market fixed-income ETFs performed admirably during the recent market
NYSE:AGG August 22, 2011 12:05pm

Strategy: Basic ETF Portfolio for May (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

In July 2009 I profiled a momentum based ETF portfolio. I track this portfolio (and others) monthly on Scott's Investments using Google Docs. The portfolio consists of the ETFs with the best
NYSE:BND May 4, 2011 1:31pm

U.S. Total Bonds Led By These ETFs (AGG, BND, BIV, PCEF)

Retirement concerns are important for everybody. A well thought out, long term approach to investing is a key for retirement planning.  The lower risks in bonds make them a key part of
NYSE:AGG April 27, 2011 9:56am

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