Articles in Bonds


Are Covered Call Funds a Smart Income Play?

2/13/2014, 4:42 pm from ETFguide in Investing, Bonds

What's better? A covered call options strategy executed by the individual investor or a covered call ETF or fund that proposes to do the heavy lifting? Selling covered calls is a popular… Read More


Let the Spending Spree Begin!

2/12/2014, 3:38 pm from ETFguide in Investing, Bonds

Debt ceilings have done little to curb the U.S. government's escalating debt load and if you thought overspending was a serious problem before, welcome to the next cycle. That's because U.S.… Read More


ETF Outlook For Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (SKYY, IHF, TLT, XRT)

2/11/2014, 11:07 am from Benzinga in Investing, Bonds, ETFs

ETF Outlook for Tuesday, February 11, 2014 First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index ETF (NYSE SKYY ) Cloud computing stock Rackspace (NYSE RAX ) announced its CEO is quitting and that their… Read More


Should you be Buying Bond ETFs Instead of Stocks Right Now?

2/11/2014, 9:39 am from Kapitall in Investing, ETFs, Bonds, Stocks

By James Dennin for Kapitall Investors are moving their money from stocks to bonds. Should you? We checked out 9 of the top bond ETFs. Equity outflows in the US hit their highest levels on… Read More

Wyatt Investment Research

Janet Yellen Takes the Stage

2/11/2014, 6:35 am from Wyatt Investment Research in Investing, Bonds, Business

There's a new Fed chief in town. Janet Yellen made her brand spanking debut on Capitol Hill today. Yellen testified before the House Financial Services Committee about her intentions as Federal… Read More

Wyatt Investment Research

Is the Obama myRA a Bad Idea?

2/10/2014, 5:58 am from Wyatt Investment Research in Investing, Bonds, Business

President Obama announced a major change to the way some Americans plan for retirement when he introduced the myRA retirement plan during his recent State of the Union address. We didn't find out… Read More


MyRA is Dead on Arrival

2/7/2014, 10:30 am from ETFguide in Bonds

During his State of the Union address, President Obama unveiled his new plan to increase retirement savings. The plan is dubbed "MyRA" and is geared for people without a company… Read More


Labor Force Facts and Myths Explained

2/6/2014, 10:30 am from ETFguide in Investing, Bonds

On Friday 1 10 14 the U.S. Department of Labor released its "Employment Situation" summary with the following opening sentence, "The unemployment rate declined from 7.0 percent to… Read More

David Fabian

Fine-Tuning Your ETF Income Portfolio For 2014

2/4/2014, 1:58 pm from David Fabian in Investing, ETFs, Bonds, Investing Ideas

The whoosh that you just heard is the air being let out of stocks in January and a flight to quality in treasuries that has reasserted the need for a balanced income strategy. At the end of last… Read More


Should Buy and Hold Investing Be Scrapped?

1/27/2014, 1:52 pm from ETFguide in Investing, Bonds, Commodities

"In the long run we are all dead" goes the famous quote from John Maynard Keynes. What Keynes was suggesting is that economic (and thus financial) theories are meant to hold true over… Read More

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