BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
79.36
+0.09 (+0.11%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close79.27
Open79.33
Bid79.34 x 2900
Ask79.75 x 1800
Day's Range79.29 - 79.40
52 Week Range78.30 - 82.71
Volume994,241
Avg. Volume2,224,364
Net Assets198.4B
NAV79.03
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.65%
YTD Return-1.84%
Beta (3y)1.05
Expense Ratio (net)0.05%
Inception Date2007-04-03
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    What Are the Benefits of Fund Managers’ Positioning and Fears?

    Fund managers have increased their average cash balance from 4.7% to 5.0% in August. The current level of cash holdings is well above the ten-year average of 4.5%.

  • US Treasury yields slip ahead of fresh economic data
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    US Treasury yields slip ahead of fresh economic data

    U.S. government debt prices ticked higher on Wednesday.

  • Could Physical Demand Come to Gold’s Rescue in H2 2018?
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    Could Physical Demand Come to Gold’s Rescue in H2 2018?

    The demand for gold in India (INDA) fell 7.0% in the second quarter, mainly due to stronger equity markets and higher gold prices measured in rupees. This event caused local gold prices to rise, even with the price decline measured in US dollars.

  • Inflation Is Eating into Wage Growth in the US—What about Gold?
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Inflation Is Eating into Wage Growth in the US—What about Gold?

    The unemployment rate for July fell 0.1% sequentially to 3.9%—its lowest point in nearly 18 years. Another highlight of July’s unemployment data was that the unemployment rate for the least educated US workers fell to 5.1% in July, the lowest since the government started collecting data in 1992. While the other elements of the US (VOO)(SPY) jobs report have picked up pretty much according to the economists’ expectations—or as Federal Reserve would like—wage growth has not shown as much acceleration.

  • Market Exclusive12 days ago

    Market Morning: Economic Menu, Fed’s Bullard Says Remove All Tariffs, Iran Sanctions Tuesday

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  • July’s Wage Gains Could Shake the Markets Again
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    July’s Wage Gains Could Shake the Markets Again

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  • How Low Can the Unemployment Rate Really Go?
    Market Realist17 days ago

    How Low Can the Unemployment Rate Really Go?

    What Will Financial Markets Look for in July's Jobs Report? The unemployment rate for June increased to 4.0% from a low of 3.8% in May, which was an 18-year low. The unemployment has grown because ~600,000 workers joined the workforce.

  • Fund Managers Believe Gold Is Undervalued: Time to Buy?
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    Fund Managers Believe Gold Is Undervalued: Time to Buy?

    A record number of fund managers in the BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) July survey believe that gold (GLD) (IAU) is undervalued. About 17% of them said gold was trading below its actual market worth, and 25% said oil (USO) is overvalued.

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  • What Does the Flattening of the Yield Curve Mean for Gold?
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    What Does the Flattening of the Yield Curve Mean for Gold?

    A yield curve tracks the yields of Treasury securities maturing at different time periods. The narrowing of the difference between these yields is usually referred to as the “flattening of the yield curve.” The more concerning thing is when the yield curve (BND) inverts, which means that the yields on shorter duration securities increase those on the longer-term securities. The inversion of the yield curve has been a good indicator of an upcoming recession in the past.

  • Benzinga2 months ago

    Vanguard Is The New Beast In The Commission-Free Space

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  • Are Rising Rates Affecting Housing Markets?
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    Are Rising Rates Affecting Housing Markets?

    The US Fed has clearly communicated its intentions to continue the rate hike path at the June monetary policy meeting, as the US economy continued to expand. The US Fed hiked interest rates by 25 basis points at that meeting and left the doors open for two more hikes in 2018. Rising interest rates increase the cost of owning a home for prospective buyers, but the impact hasn’t yet been felt by the housing (XHB) markets, as the recent economic data continues to paint a rosy picture for the housing sector.

  • What Bond Market Investors Are Watching for This Week
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Bond Market Investors Are Watching for This Week

    The US bond market continued to rebound as trade tensions and the limited appreciation in equity markets pushed demand for bonds higher, depressing the bond yields for a second consecutive week. Bond investors seem to be questioning the US Fed’s enthusiasm for higher rates as bond yields continued to retreat. There weren’t any major market-moving economic data releases last week, which could have led to the fall in bond yields.

  • What Low Unemployment Claims Signal for the US Economy
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Low Unemployment Claims Signal for the US Economy

    The average weekly unemployment claim numbers are used as one of the forward indicators in the Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index). Low unemployment levels can indicate that the economy is performing at an optimal level. Recent reports indicate that unemployment levels in the US are moving toward multidecade lows.

  • What Drove the Leading Economic Index Higher in May?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Drove the Leading Economic Index Higher in May?

    The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI) is a monthly economic series that helps track any changes to the US business cycle. The Conference Board is an independent business membership and research institute that prepares these reports for different economies. In this series, we’ll analyze the changes to the LEI and assess whether the economic model is signaling any changes to the US business cycle.

  • One Way China Could Twist Trump’s Arm
    Market Realist2 months ago

    One Way China Could Twist Trump’s Arm

    There is one economic measure at China’s dispense that could force the Trump administration to back away from its aggressive trade policy. This measure could dangerous, and not just for the United States, but for the global financial system.

  • How Would Gold React to Foreign Governments Dumping US Debt?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Would Gold React to Foreign Governments Dumping US Debt?

    President Trump’s imposition of tariffs on China (MCHI) and key allies has rattled the markets (DIA) across the globe. China is the largest holder of US Treasuries (TLT). In March and April, several foreign governments reduced their US debt holdings—including T-bills—by $47.6 billion.

  • InvestorPlace2 months ago

    Build a Total Portfolio With Just 5 Vanguard ETFs

    There’s a reason why money continues to flow into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and other indexed products. Passive and indexed portfolios take the guesswork out of market-timing decisions because index funds own all the stocks within a certain market segment. Buying index funds on a regular schedule and sticking to that plan is one of the best things you do for your portfolio.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Vanguard to Move Big Bond ETF to Nasdaq from NYSE

    Vanguard, the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said it is changing the listing venue for the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) to Nasdaq from the New York Stock Exchagne (NYSE). BND, one of the largest fixed income ETFs in the U.S., will make the switch on or about July 26. “By moving BND to Nasdaq, Vanguard aims to achieve certain benefits, including trading and liquidity synergies among its suite of total bond market ETFs,” according to a statement from Pennsylvania-based Vanguard.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    E*TRADE Adds Several of Today’s Most Popular ETFs to Commission-Free ETF Lineup

    E*TRADE Financial Corporation today announced it has surpassed 250 commission-free ETFs with the addition of 46 ETFs from six providers to its Commission-Free ETF Pr

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Vanguard To Transfer Exchange Listing Of Total Bond Market ETF To Nasdaq

    VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard today announced plans to transfer the listing of the $36.7 billion Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) from NYSE Arca to Nasdaq on or about July 26, 2018. Until that time, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF will continue to trade on NYSE Arca. By moving BND to Nasdaq, Vanguard aims to achieve certain benefits, including trading and liquidity synergies among its suite of total bond market ETFs.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    4 Big Bond ETFs With Small Expense Ratios

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  • Will Risk-Off Trade Push Bond Markets Higher?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Will Risk-Off Trade Push Bond Markets Higher?

    The US bond market had a limited reaction to the Fed’s 25-basis-point rate hike and the 0.20% increase in interest paid on excess reserves. The spread between the US two-year and ten-year bonds narrowed to 36 basis points, which led to a further flattening of the yield curve in the previous week. The Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND), which tracks the performance of the bond markets, rose 0.06% for the week ended June 15 and closed at 78.92.

  • Why There Could Be More Room for Inflation Growth
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why There Could Be More Room for Inflation Growth

    The US Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a monthly report that tracks price trends in wholesale markets. The PPI (producer price index) is constructed using the inputs of a monthly survey of industries in the manufacturing sector (XLI). The survey consists of questions that determine changes in raw materials prices, production levels, and finished goods.