IEF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 5 Government Bond ETFs Popular in 2016 (SHY, IEF)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover how the five most popular government bond ETFs can provide access to Treasuries with short-, intermediate- and long-term ...
  2. Government Bonds: Is 2016 the 'Year of the Bull?' (IEF)

    March 14, 2016
    A report published by Morgan Stanley Sunday predicts that 2016 could be the "Year of the Bull" for sovereign debt in the ...
  3. These 3 ETFs Are Safer than Cash (SHY, IEI)

    March 8, 2016
    Learn how investors wanting to safeguard their principals may consider ETFs based on U.S. Treasurys; these securities are ...
  4. The Top 3 Intermediate Bond ETFs for 2016

    December 16, 2015
    Learn more about intermediate-term bond ETFs, why they are popular as 401(k) portfolio investments and three of these funds ...
  5. Top 4 Treasurys ETFs (SHY, IEI)

    September 22, 2015
    Learn about the specifics of the top four U.S. Treasury ETFs and how investors can buy ETFs that invest in bonds along the ...
  6. Investors Are Turning To These 3 Bond ETFs

    September 10, 2015
    With the volatility in the equity market, investors are turning to bonds. We'll take a look at three bond ETFs that are providing ...
  7. Government Bond ETFs: Pros and Cons

    January 16, 2015
    A look at the pros and cons of government bond ETFs.
  8. Rising Interest Rates? Not A Problem For These Funds

    June 20, 2013
    As the United States moves further into recovery, it's only a matter of time before the Fed begins raising interest rates. ...
  9. Stick With “Bond-Like Stocks”

    April 19, 2013
    By betting on large-cap stocks that pay healthy growing dividends, portfolios should be able to navigate whatever the market ...
  10. How To Play Treasuries' New Low

    June 1, 2012
    The 10-year treasury yield hits a new all-time low and a handful of ETFs are moving on the news.
  11. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  12. Floating Rate Loans Look Attractive

    April 2, 2012
    The search for income continues to remain a major priority for investors, as interest rates still sit at historically low ...
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