IEF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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 ...
  2. 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. ...
  3. Is the Best Performing Bond ETF Really in Europe? - ETF News ...

    January 29, 2013
    Despite low rates and a now more dovish Federal Reserve, investors continue to pile into fixed income ETFs. In fact, over ...
  4. 3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty

    December 21, 2012
    For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring ...
  5. Battle The Fiscal Cliff With ETFs

    November 19, 2012
    Going over the pending fiscal cliff could be a scary proposition for American citizens and investors. The automatic spending ...
  6. Brief History Of ETFs

    September 11, 2012
    In 2012, exchange-traded products are ubiquitous in the world of investing. The more than 1,400 products have accumulated ...
  7. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  8. 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.
  9. 3 ETFs to Profit on Seasonal Changes

    April 14, 2012
    Jeffrey Hirsch studies past market trends to determine what moves are likely to occur at certain seasonal markers. He tells ...
  10. Central Banks Take Another Kick At The Can

    September 21, 2011
    Central banks take another kick at the can.
  11. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    June 16, 2011
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  12. Index Funds: How Well Did They Do In 2010?

    January 7, 2011
    Many portfolio have index funds as their core holdings. Check out how well they performed in 2010.
  13. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    November 8, 2010
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  14. 3 Stocks Yielding More Than Treasuries

    November 4, 2010
    Learn why established companies with solid cash flows and a history of dividend hikes are a great alternative to low yielding ...
  15. Deflation Portfolio Picks

    August 12, 2010
    Where should one invest if fears of deflation are actually on target, and we see real deflation for the first time in decades?
  16. 3 Closed-End Funds With The Best Fundamentals

    May 10, 2010
    Investing in closed-end funds offers greater potential than straight index investing.
  17. Fed Open Market Operations And You

    March 23, 2009
    In response to expansionary monetary policy, diversification is still your best play on inflation concerns.
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