|Bid||122.72 x 800|
|Ask||122.85 x 1300|
|Day's Range||122.78 - 123.10|
|52 Week Range||111.90 - 126.69|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||3.20|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
Dave Nadig, Etf.com Managing Director, joins Jackie DeAngelis on 'The Ticker' to discuss what the inverted yield-curve could mean for markets.
BAML Survey: How Are Global Fund Managers Positioned?(Continued from Prior Part)Investors’ expectations of the Fed According to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey for April, 53% of the fund managers surveyed don’t see the Federal Reserve
Why Jeffrey Gundlach Thinks Now's a Good Selling Opportunity(Continued from Prior Part)Jeffrey Gundlach on central banks Jeffrey Gundlach presented his views on central banks’ policies and how they impact investments during his interview with The
As global growth is expected to slow down further, investors can resort to safer options like treasury ETFs, dividend ETFs and quality picks.
This year, ETF investors have also exhibited a greater willingness to gain exposure to U.S. debt. For example, the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) and the iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF) have seen year-to-date inflows of $1.87 billion and $2.45 billion. In the current market environment, many anticipate the Federal Reserve to step back from its tightening monetary policy.
Strong Economy and a Rate Cut: Can Trump Have It Both Ways?(Continued from Prior Part)Trump believes the economy is doing “unbelievably well” Today, President Donald Trump told reporters, “Our country’s doing unbelievably well
Strong Economy and a Rate Cut: Can Trump Have It Both Ways?US jobs report impressed the marketsOn April 5, the US jobs report was released, and the data came as a relief to the markets. After dismal job addition numbers in February, job gains
Job Market Rebounds in March, Markets Breathe Sigh of Relief(Continued from Prior Part)Wage growth slowed While job additions in March topped analysts’ estimate of 175,000, coming in at 196,000, wage growth came in below expectations. Economists
Wall Street Is on High Alert ahead of US Jobs Report Release(Continued from Prior Part)Unemployment rate and wage growthIn February’s job report, while job additions came in substantially weaker than the economists’ expectations of 180,000 at
A common one is that you cannot fight the Fed. If you can’t believe your own eyes based on the action in the bond market over the past six months, then allow me to provide you further proof that central banks are not in control anymore. After the stock market crash of 1987, President Ronald Reagan created the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets to recommend solutions for enhancing U.S. financial markets, preventing significant volatility and maintaining investor confidence.
After the disastrous equity market performance in Q418, as the world desperately hung onto any sort of support in the markets, the media is now hailing Q119 as the best quarter since 2009! Happy days, all is well. The U.S. and Chinese trade officials threw in one liner teasers every time the market dipped more than 1% which added fuel to the fire as no one wanted to be caught short in case a trade deal was finalized.
Inversion of Yield Curve: Analysts Are Split on Recession Signals(Continued from Prior Part)BMO Capital Markets BMO chief economist Tom Porcelli discussed his take on the current yield inversion and the implications for the markets. As reported by
Inversion of Yield Curve: Analysts Are Split on Recession SignalsInversion of the Treasury yield curve After the yield curve inverted on March 22, market concerns about the global slowdown and a potential recession have multiplied. On March 22, the
Markets Looking at US-China Trade Talks amid Slowdown Concerns(Continued from Prior Part)US-China trade talksToday, another round of trade talks started in Beijing. Markets are hoping for a quick resolution to the remaining trade differences, but
For the second day in a row the market opened strong, faded during the day and then finished with a positive surge. The intraday action has been quite gloomy for two days now but the recovery in the last hour takes the sting out of it and helps to keep sentiment positive.
For a while on Tuesday, market participants forgot recent worries about the inverted yield curve and slowing economic growth. This narrative about slowing economic growth has gained some traction lately but it still hasn't been fully embraced. The central banks are poised to deal quickly with any overt signs of weakness, and talk about an interest rate cut is going to build if the economic growth worries persist.
U.S. Treasury bonds, especially the long-dated ones, have gained popularity lately especially in the wake of declining yields and demand for safe haven amid global slowdown concerns.
We have highlighted four safe haven ETFs that investors should add to their portfolio, especially if global growth fears continue to escalate.
Fed’s Dovish Stance Surprised Jeffrey Gundlach(Continued from Prior Part)Gundlach on the Fed’s rate hike outlook Jeffrey Gundlach mentioned that while he predicted that the Fed would go down from two expected hikes in 2019 to 0.5 hikes, the Fed
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.