122.85 -0.10 (-0.08%)
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|Bid||122.85 x 4000|
|Ask||123.03 x 3100|
|Day's Range||122.75 - 123.08|
|52 Week Range||111.90 - 123.86|
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|Beta (3Y Monthly)||3.11|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
CNBC's Leslie Picker talks to Rick Rieder, BlackRock, about Jerome Powell's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee today and whether the Fed will remain patient.
Bond prices are on the rise this week after the Federal Reserve again sounded a dovish call. They could keep rising, says Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com.
What Fund Managers’ Allocations Say about the Market's Outlook(Continued from Prior Part)Fund managers’ allocationsAs we discussed in the previous article, fund managers are cautious on the stock market (DIA) right now despite its YTD
What Are Markets Expecting from Fed’s Policy Meeting?Fed’s rate hike path The Federal Reserve started its two-day-long meeting today. The markets do not expect a rate hike at the meeting. While the interest rates are not expected to budge, there
Last week, I had the pleasure of being on Real Vision TV, where I recorded two segments, one on bonds and one on an equities pairs trade. The video to the equities trade is here, but since I'm not sure if/when the free video about bonds will be out, I wanted to go through that trade for you all on the blog. Rates across the developed world have consolidated near their 2018 lows for some time, but they are rolling over again.
Money flow into the market’s largest ETFs have recently mirrored the relative price performance between large caps and small caps, which indicates that investors are still cautious.
Given the latest economic developments, investors should stash their cash in some safe investing zones. We have highlighted them and their ETFs here.
On June 27, 2016, I wrote an article, “Beware of bonds blowing up,” my first predicting a top in the bond market. Within two weeks, the bond market struck a major top, which has not been exceeded in almost three years. Afterward, approaching the end of 2018, I was again warning that bonds were looking like they were finally bottoming, as we approached my major support region, noted on my chart.
The high-yield bond market posted a 6.4% total return in the first two months of the year. Investors should now favor investment-grade debt, says Martin Fridson.
Gundlach: Could US Economic Indicators Be Signaling a Recession?(Continued from Prior Part)Gundlach on diversification Jeffrey Gundlach’s mutual fund company, DoubleLine Capital, primarily invests in fixed income. When asked by Yahoo Finance about
Buffett versus Dalio on Gold: Whose Advice Should You Take?Warren Buffett and gold Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) chair Warren Buffett’s disdain for gold is well known. He has been quite vocal about how gold does not yield anything in terms of value.
In 2018, US-listed fixed income ETFs added a combined $97 billion in new assets, accounting for about 31% of all ETF inflows last year. Investors are extending their affinity for bond ETFs this year. As of Friday, Feb. 22 nd , seven of the top 10 asset-gathering ETFs on a year-to-date basis are fixed income funds.
As the U.S. and China trade deals talks extend, wary investors are piling into Treasuries and related ETFs to hedge bets in case an unexpected fallout occurs. Investors have also been turning to Treasury bond-related ETFs as a quick way to gain access to this segment of the fixed-income market. The iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF) was the most popular ETF play over the past week, attracting close to $1.5 billion in net inflows, according to XTF data.
Where Druckenmiller Suggests Investing amid Market Fluctuation(Continued from Prior Part)Stanley Druckenmiller’s adviceStanley Druckenmiller shared his views on markets and the economy with Bloomberg TV in December. While the market environment
Despite the momentum in the riskier equity market, exchange traded fund investors continued to favor conservative bets and yield-generating plays. Among the most popular ETF plays of the past week, six ...
BAML Survey: Fund Managers Aren't Optimistic about Recent Rally(Continued from Prior Part)Bearish despite rally As we saw in the previous part of this series, fund managers are rotating out of equities into bonds and cash. This typically bearish
The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF has lifted into 12-month resistance while trade and shutdown talks near major deadlines.
While diminished foreign demand for U.S. government debt weighed on the Treasury market, the renewed interest among risk-adverse U.S. investors helped prop up Treasuries and bond-related ETFs. According to the most recent Treasury data, foreign ownership of U.S. government debt has been falling since a peak of about 55% during the financial crisis in 2008 to below 40% in November for the first time since 2003, the Wall Street Journal reports. China, the largest foreign creditor to the U.S., held as much as 14% of all outstanding Treasury debt back in 2011, but only currently owns a little more than 7% of U.S. debt.
Do These Factors Point to a Strong Start for Gold in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Gold-backed ETFsAccording to the World Gold Council, holdings in gold-backed ETFs and similar products rose by 69 tons in 2018, equivalent to $3.4 billion worth of
Do These Factors Point to a Strong Start for Gold in 2019?Gold’s fourth positive monthGold’s price (GLD) saw its fourth consecutive positive monthly return in January. It rose ~3% after December’s rise of 4.9%. The major driver of gold’s
January’s Jobs Report: Analysts' ExpectationsUS jobs reportThe Department of Labor (VTI) is scheduled to release the January employment data on February 1. The report’s immediate market-moving impact declined after Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s