Articles in Bonds

David Fabian

Not All Short-Term Bond ETFs Are Cut From The Same Cloth

The popularity of short-term bond ETFs has continued to gain steam in 2014. In the wake of Federal Reserve taper fears and rising interest rates last year , many fixed-income investors flocked... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Five reasons the bull market isn’t over

The first mistake everyone makes is to recognize the pattern. There is no pattern. What do I mean? Well, stocks have been rising a for several years, and at times, the market has seemed to... Read >>

ETFguide

Bull Market in Borrowing: Corporate Debt Skyrockets to $9.6 Trillion

How healthy are corporate balance sheets? It depends who you ask. One news outlet said that U.S. firms are hoarding a record $1.6 trillion in cash led by Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Shockingly,... Read >>

ETFguide

Beware! Reaching for Yield has Never Been More Deadly

Did you know the Dubai stock market has been crashing? The Dubai Financial Market General Index fell from a high near 5,400 on 5 6 14 to below 4,000 this past week. It now sits near 4,200, down... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

In the news: Kroger ups dividend, Monsanto sells bonds, Dupont cuts guidance

Friday headlines include Kroger raising its dividend and launching a new share repurchase program, Monsanto selling bonds to fund a share repurchase of its own, Alibaba decides to list on the... Read >>

ETFguide

Don’t Make These Widespread Mutual Fund Mistakes!

"People should only buy mutual funds with experienced portfolio managers that have good long term track records." "Investing in highly rated mutual funds with at least 4 or 5 stars... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

In the news: Delta softens Import/Export bank stance, Allergan to raise earnings outlook and more

Tuesday headlines include Delta Airlines softening its anti Import Export Bank stance, Dean Foods and Clorox getting subpoenaed in an investigation into insider trading that also involves Carl... Read >>

EconMatters

The Inflation Era Has Arrived!

IMF Says Inflation Pressures Non-Existent The Federal Reserve isn`t the only one, everyone from the IMF, Bond Funds, Wall Street Analysts, Hedge Funds and the Big Banks are on the wrong side... Read >>

Martin Tillier

The Fed's Catch-22 About Exit Fees Should Prompt You To Sell Bonds

When it comes to central banks, I learned a long time ago to trust their actions rather than their words. The Federal Reserve begins their regular monthly meeting today, which will be followed by... Read >>

ETFguide

Don’t Let the ‘Great Yield Slide’ Punch You in the Nose

At the beginning of the year, the yield on 10 Year U.S. Treasuries was just shy of 3% and appeared ready for takeoff into the stratosphere. Alas, the long awaited period of runaway interest rates... Read >>

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