TLT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XRT, TLT, EWC Hinge On Retail Data, FOMC, ...

    October 28, 2013
    U.S. equities pushed higher last week as Wall Street digested a slew of earnings and economic reports. Caterpillar (CAT)–one ...
  2. ETF Winners and Losers During the Shutdown

    October 21, 2013
    Late last week, President Barack Obama signed a bill to end the 16-day U.S. government shutdown and avoid a default. Over ...
  3. Low Interest Rates May Remain In Place For Decades

    October 8, 2013
    According to Bond King Bill Gross, investors may be in for a low interest rate environment for a very very long time. Point ...
  4. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: TLT, EWU, XRT Hinge On FOMC, Bank of ...

    October 7, 2013
    On Wall Street, investors turned their attention to Washington last week, as Congress continues to struggle to come to a ...
  5. Picture Edition: Major Asset Class Returns From The 2009 Bottom

    September 12, 2013
    The U.S. bull market rages on five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, although not everyone on Wall Street is convinced ...
  6. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: TLT Awaits Fed Minutes; FXI, VGK Hinge ...

    August 19, 2013
    Wall Street was in for yet another round of lackluster trading sessions last week, as investor concerns over a pullback and ...
  7. Market Wrap for Wednesday, August 14: U.S. Stocks Fall Mid-Week; ...

    August 14, 2013
    The U.S. stock market fell for most of Wednesday's trading session, finishing near its worst levels of the day. The ...
  8. Market Wrap For Wednesday, July 31: Stocks Mostly Unchanged Despite ...

    July 31, 2013
    The U.S. stock market closed mixed on Wednesday despite upbeat economic data and a dovish FOMC statement. The advanced GDP ...
  9. Market Wrap for Wednesday, July 24: Stocks Largely Lower Despite ...

    July 24, 2013
    Despite a report which showed that new home sales in the U.S. are at a 5-Year high, the stock market was largely lower on ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: TLT, EWJ, XRT Hinge On FOMC, BOJ, and ...

    July 8, 2013
    U.S. markets kicked off the month of July on a relatively strong note last week, though political turmoil in Europe and the ...
  12. June Non-Farm Payrolls Blow Away Estimates, Boosted By Summer ...

    July 5, 2013
    Non-Farm Payrolls rose faster than expected in June as teenagers began to take summer jobs. The unemployment rate remained ...
  13. Market Wrap for Monday, July 1: Stocks Rise, But Finish Off Session ...

    July 1, 2013
    The U.S. stock market continued its near-term rally on Monday as the major averages look to make back losses from two weeks ...
  14. Market Wrap for Tuesday, June 4: Stocks Retreat as Uncertainty ...

    June 4, 2013
    Stocks fell on Tuesday, although a late day rally lifted share prices off of their worst levels of the session. The move ...
  15. The Week Ahead: Did Wall Street Strategists Jinx Stocks

    March 22, 2013
    Increasingly daring market forecasts should unpleasantly remind savvy investors of the exuberance of Y2K, and the truth is ...
  16. Daily ETF Roundup: Markets Slump As QE3 Euphoria Fades

    September 17, 2012
    After ending the week on a high note following the announcement of QE3 on the home front, investors came back in a profit ...
  17. Long Term Treasury ETFs: Ultimate QE3 Play? - ETF News And Commentary

    August 30, 2012
    Perceived as one of the safest investment avenues across the globe, U.S. Treasuries (especially the long dated ones) have ...
  18. 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: VXX, GERJ, TLT

    August 27, 2012
    Once again, Wall Street finds itself walking on eggshells, unwilling and unable to jump in full force into the markets. Last ...
  19. Have We Seen the Lows for the Year? - Real Time Insight

    August 6, 2012
    Anybody who truly measured and weighed the economic and earnings data of the first half must surely see both in continued ...
  20. 5 Charts Bears Need to Chew On - Cook`s Kitchen

    July 27, 2012
    After a big bounce in the stock market Thursday and Friday (well over 2 standard deviations for a two-day period using a ...
  21. 17 ETFs For Day Traders

    July 13, 2012
    Investors of all walks have embraced ETFs as the investment vehicle of choice when it comes to accessing virtually any asset ...
  22. Are Stocks Waiting for Guidance? - Real Time Insight

    July 9, 2012
    Stocks seem to be at an interesting point. Trading at 13X this year's expected EPS of about $103 on the S&P 500, they are ...
  23. The Five Best ETFs over the Past Five Years - ETF News And Commentary

    July 2, 2012
    In the last five years, investors have witnessed a variety of market conditions. Stocks were relatively strong in the middle ...
  24. FOMC Saves Its Ammo - Real Time Insight

    June 20, 2012
    The Federal Reserve met consensus expectations today by extending their "maturity extension" program, otherwise known as ...
  25. How Much Can US Stocks Decouple? - Real Time Insight

    June 18, 2012
    After Greece's somewhat positive election outcomes, the reality remains that the great eurozone monetary experiment is still ...
  26. Wall of Worry Market Won't Climb - Cook`s Kitchen

    June 7, 2012
    Markets climb walls of worry and doubt because investors sit on the sidelines in disbelief after a significant bottom. Uncertainty ...
  27. 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.
  28. Is It Time For A Permanent Strategy?

    May 11, 2012
    Harry Browne's Permanent Portfolio could help you create a steady core portfolio regardless of the market environment.
  29. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market, Part II

    March 17, 2012
    The market’s strength this week surprised many investors, and certain sectors have still more potential, writes MoneyShow ...
  30. The Week Ahead: Should You Switch Sectors?

    March 10, 2012
    Technical evidence is mounting that seasonal sector rotation is taking place right now, and it is crucial for investors to ...
  31. The Week Ahead: Will the Grinch Steal Christmas?

    December 20, 2011
    The warning flags are up, and time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the ...
  32. Four Market-Beating ETFs In November

    November 29, 2011
    Four top ETFs from November.
  33. Four Outperforming ETFs

    August 30, 2011
    The overwhelming majority of long ETFs have been in the red this month, but a few have managed to gain ground.
  34. 3 Growth Trends Defying the Markets

    July 8, 2011
    Emerging markets got hit hard earlier this year, but their seemingly unstoppable growth means they could lead the next ...
  35. Looking At The Long Bonds

    August 16, 2010
    Over the longer term, inflation in store for investors. But in the short run, the United States could be in for a bout of ...
  36. Four ETFs Weathering the Pullback

    February 11, 2010
    These four ETFs have a great chance of beating the market in 2010.
  37. Where Not To Invest In 2010

    December 29, 2009
    Investors in these investment categories will likely have an uphill battle seeing upside in 2010.
  38. 4 Underperforming ETFs

    May 7, 2009
    These ETFs fell off pace in the month of April, but investors should expect a sharp reversal, as inflation begins to tick ...
  39. Mix Maturities For Interest Rate Protection

    November 25, 2008
    Investors should be leery of chasing long-term bond funds with inflation concerns still lurking in the future.
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    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. ...
  3. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to question ...
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    The median list price for the San Bernardino/Riverside, Calif. market is $292,800, up 24.6% ...
  5. What Is Worse Than Being At Risk?

    You may have heard the old adage: “What is worse than being lost? Not knowing you are lost.” ...
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    Saving your money and making double or even triple payments on a mortgage may sound productive, ...
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