BND : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Fed’s impending actions with regards to its QE program can cause some unpleasant side effects for fixed income seekers.

    Three Ways To Play Bonds In 2014

    December 12, 2013
    The New Year promises one certainty in the bond market and that’s the Fed will finally begin its taper and end its bond-buying ...
  2. The Most Successful New ETFs of 2013

    December 10, 2013
    The big story for 2013 has been the relentless bull market that has pushed markets to continually hit new highs. The positive ...
  3. Bond ETFs Set For Hefty Outflows

    September 3, 2013
    As we enter September, the fear of the Fed taper continues to nag markets, resurfacing every few days to keep benchmarks ...
  4. Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

    July 24, 2013
    Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial ...
  5. Bill Gross Is Still Bullish On Treasuries

    July 23, 2013
    Given his impressive track record, when PIMCO’s Bill Gross speaks, investors should listen. The Bond King knows what he is ...
  6. QE Tapering Could Make These Bond ETFs Winners - ETF News And ...

    June 21, 2013
    Why investors may want to look to inverse bond ETFs if rates continue to rise.
  7. Find Income and Growth In Emerging Market Bonds

    April 10, 2013
    Offering both growth and income potential, emerging market debt could be one of the best plays for your portfolio.
  8. AGG vs. BND: Which Bond ETF Do You Choose? - ETF News And Commentary

    January 22, 2013
    While corporate bonds are increasingly popular among investors - along with junk securities due to their outsized yield - ...
  9. Emerging Markets Bonds ETF Cheat Sheet

    January 17, 2013
    As the U.S. market slowly wanders towards the road to recovery, many investors who had avoided the short term effects of ...
  10. Using ETFs To Spice Up A Bond Portfolio

    December 6, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easy for portfolios to add additional bond asset classes to an income portfolio.
  11. Ultimate Guide To iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund ...

    November 15, 2012
    Fixed income securities have long been a major part of investor portfolios; corporate bonds in particular often hold a key ...
  12. 3 Actively Managed Bond ETFs for Stability and Income - ETF News ...

    November 2, 2012
    ETFs as an investment avenue are often associated with passive fund management style which enables them to be more cost effective ...
  13. Profiling 5 Corporate Bond ETFs Besides LQD

    August 21, 2012
    When it comes to corporate bond ETFs, there is no fund more popular than iShares’ infamous iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate ...
  14. Q2 ETF Asset Report: Bond Funds Lead the Charge - ETF News And ...

    July 3, 2012
    The second quarter was, despite the overall market turmoil, a pretty solid one for the broad ETF industry. A handful of new ...
  15. This One Fund Is All You Need

    June 11, 2012
    This fund solves all of your equity needs in one, reasonably priced package.
  16. Spice Up A Bond Portfolio By Going Global

    September 30, 2011
    In order to get extra income, investors may want to open their portfolios up to international bonds.
  17. Best Funds For The Long Haul

    July 10, 2011
    Indexing doesn't just mean plopping your money into the S&P 500, money manager Tom Posey tells Kate Stalter in today's ...
  18. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  19. ETFs For A Low-Cost, Long-Term Portfolio

    October 28, 2009
    While ETFs are a great tool for exploring sectors, they can form the basis of a great long term portfolio.
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