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|Day's Range||87.49 - 87.65|
|52 Week Range||85.99 - 89.04|
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2017 was a year that will be remembered for many extraordinary events across the globe, with Brexit and the unlikely election of Donald Trump as president of the U.S. among the most surprising developments. In the first week of 2018, instead of the usual trends for the past five days, we take a look at the most popular topics in 2017.
Savers could get more than peanuts on their cash. Bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst Greg McBride expects the Federal Reserve to hike rates three more times by the end of the year...and that could mean higher yields on cash accounts. McBride expects the savings accounts to yield as much as 2.3% and 5-year CDs t0 pay 3%.
There have been no down months since President Trump was elected. In the end, the Dow Jones gained 0.6%, the S&P 500 gained 0.6%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% and the Russell 2000 gained 1.2%. The Nasdaq crossed above the 7,000 level for the first time.
It’s one of the biggest worries I hear from investors who hold bonds: what’s going to happen to my portfolio when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates?
Data suggest fixed income investors are ditching corporate bond exchange traded funds, including the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: LQD), in favor short-dated Treasury ETFs. ...
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The report from the Joint Committee on Taxation included an estimate of budgetary deficits for 2018–2027. Tax reforms could have a limited impact in 2018.
The proposed tax cuts and the resulting increase in the federal deficit are expected to impact bond markets. It's important to consider the Fed's stance.
The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYG), the largest exchange traded fund tracking high-yield corporate debt, has traded slightly lower over the past month. Although HYG’s decline ...
Investors, don’t be spooked by the recent rout in global junk bonds. Investors pulled $6.7 billion from high-yield bond funds in the week ended Nov. 15, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the third-largest outflow on record. As we noted in our Morning MoneyBeat newsletter Wednesday, that came after weak corporate earnings reports, particularly for telecommunications firms that make up a large portion of the junk-bond sector, raised concerns about the stability of this year’s rally in riskier assets.
With just 28 trading days left in 2017, investors have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Each news cycle presents an additional challenge for tax reform legislation as it makes its way to the president’s desk. Politics aside, some measure of a tax reform package is priced into the market, and a complete failure would force a reset.
Scoreboard November has been difficult for high-yield bonds, but investors can protect themselves from the worst. Two large high-yield exchange-traded funds—SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond (JNK) and iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG)—are down 1.5% this month, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index is still clinging to gains. Year to date, the ETFs are up nearly 5%, while the index is up more than 16%.
While high-yield bond ETFs have somewhat pared its recent falloff, the speculative-grade debt markets remain on shaky footing. The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYG) and the ...
The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYG) and the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: JNK), the two largest high-yield corporate bond exchange traded funds, and rival high-yield ...
High-yield corporate bond exchange traded funds sold off last week, but some bond market observers believe the sudden retrenchment in junk bond market wasn't surprising. The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield ...
Searching for a signal in the high-yield bonds hiccup? Perhaps it's nothing more than investors growing nervous about valuations after big gains.
ETFdb.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with our readers, we hope to provide insights into what the financial world is concerned about and how to position your portfolio.
Credit markets are flashing an early warning about financial conditions and the economy, but strategists say it's not yet time to bail on the bull market.