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Best Bond Funds for 2015

By Kent Thune, InvestorPlace Contributor Buying the best bond funds for 2015 is likely to be just as challenging as it was in 2014. Conventional wisdom in the fixed income world says, when... Read >>


How International Bond ETFs Can Add Diversification

International bond ETFs are a great option to increase diversity within a portfolio. The niche sector provides exposure to the international markets along with fixed income securities. The ETFs... Read >>


Facts and Fiction about Portfolio Diversification

Let's examine the facts and fiction about portfolio diversification. Fiction A 60 40 stock and bond portfolio (Nasdaq VBMVX) is fully diversified. Fact Only investment portfolios with market... Read >>


Stock ETFs Keep Vacuuming in Assets

Never mind how U.S. stocks are at all time highs.  People are pouring more money into stock tracking ETFs. The top three ETFs by asset inflows over the past week were the iShares S&P MidCap... Read >>


These 2 Categories are Beating the S&P 500

While Wall Street and the mainstream media is enamored by one all time high after another in the U.S. stock market (NYSEARCA DIA), other key investment themes have largely been ignored or... Read >>


Risk On or Risk Off? That is the Question

For years we have heard about the "risk on" trade and how the move into riskier and riskier assets was helping drive stock markets higher.  Whether it really is Zero Interest Rate... Read >>


A Financial Roadmap for Millennials

Being a millennial means you're young. And while it's great to have youth, it's vanity unless you put it to good use. It's been said that a good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.... Read >>


How Long Will it Take Before Bond Yields Hit Bottom?

A skilled magician knows the art of distracting the audience is just as important as mastering the trick. And the magicians on Wall Street have once again successfully deflected the investing... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

In the news: GoPro sharesholders to hold offering, Pizza Hut getting a revamp and more

Monday headlines include GoPro shareholders selling, Yum Brands reworking Pizza Hut, Time Warner bidding for an Australian broadcaster, Walgreen selling bonds in Europe and American Airlines... Read >>

David Fabian

What a Difference A Year Makes For Bond ETFs

The bond markets are now entering a new era of price and yield discovery that will be driven by traditional supply and demand forces rather than government stimulus. The end of the third round of... Read >>

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