TLT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Defensive Plays Setting Up Dip Trades (GLD, TLT)

    July 13, 2016
    Gold, bonds, and utilities are pulling back after strong rallies and should attract healthy buying interest at lower price ...
  2. Best and Worst Performing ETFs After Brexit (XLU)

    June 28, 2016
    Following the Brexit vote, these are the ETFs that have performed the best and worst.
  3. Treasury Bond Fund Testing All-time High (TLT)

    June 13, 2016
    TLT has carved an Elliott 5-wave rally pattern that should yield a summer test at the 2015 all-time high.
  4. TLT: Why Low Interest Rates Are Dangerous for Investors

    June 9, 2016
    Explore how the rally in long-dated Treasury bonds has escalated the risks in ETFs such as the iShares iBoxx $ Investment ...
  5. Watch for These ETF Breakouts (RSX, TLT)

    June 2, 2016
    These ETFs are close to breakout levels, which could set the stage for the next major rally or decline.
  6. Play the Rotation Out of High Yielders (XLU, TLT)

    April 21, 2016
    The market may be at the cusp of a rotation out of high yielding instruments and into growth plays.
  7. Government Bond ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (ZROZ, EDV)

    April 17, 2016
    Find out how government bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are performing YTD in 2016, and which are the best and worst performers.
  8. The 3 Largest U.S. Government ETFs (TIP, SHY)

    April 7, 2016
    Learn about the benefits of U.S. government ETFs, and explore the three largest government funds available on the market ...
  9. Long-Term Treasury Bond ETFs Are Attracting Assets in 2016 (TLT, ...

    April 5, 2016
    Discover five exchange-traded funds that invest in U.S. Treasury long-term bonds and experienced large year-to-date capital ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. The 2016 Outlook for Utilities (XLU, VPU)

    February 24, 2016
    Utilities should gain ground throughout 2016, offering investors and market timers profitable opportunities in an adverse ...
  12. The 3 Best (and 2 Worst) Bond ETFs Right Now

    January 21, 2016
    The junk bond market is on thin ice. Here are ETFs to avoid and consider as a result.
  13. These ETFs Are Best Bets for Market Volatility

    January 20, 2016
    The market is crashing, but that presents opportunities. Here are some exchange-traded funds that may present some upside ...
  14. The Top 5 Bond ETFs for 2016 (CWB, TLT)

    January 14, 2016
    Find out which five bond ETFs investors should consider heading into 2016, and why the Federal Reserve's rate policies could ...
  15. TLT: iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF

    December 28, 2015
    Learn about the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT). TLT is a very liquid ETF with low costs that allow investors to ...
  16. The Most Important Moving Averages For Investors (AAPL, TLT)

    December 18, 2015
    Investors focus on fundamental criteria to choose portfolio candidates but adding moving averages to their analysis will ...
  17. Best ETFs for the Remainder of 2015 (TLT, EUM)

    October 14, 2015
    These ETFs might not hit their stride in 2015, but they should outperform the market over the next 1-3 years.
  18. 3 ETFs to Play the Fed's Interest Rate Decision (VNQ, XLU)

    September 23, 2015
    These three ETFs offer strong ways to play the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise rates.
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. What to Cut From Your Portfolio Right Now

    August 26, 2015
    Owning stocks may shortly become too scary for your portfolio. Here's why, and here are some alternatives.
  22. Detrended Price Oscillator Trading Strategies (FSLR, TLT)

    August 21, 2015
    The detrended price oscillator (DPO) offers a simple approach to cycle analysis, removing momentum and long-term trends from ...
  23. Worried About Bond Market Liquidity? Try ETFs

    August 7, 2015
    If you're looking for liquidity in the bond market, then turn to bond ETFs. Here is an analysis of 11 to consider.
  24. 20-Year Treasury Bond ETF Trading Strategies

    July 28, 2015
    iShares 20-Year Treasury Bond ETF offers a highly liquid equity alternative to direct bond exposure.
  25. Pros and Cons: Preferred Stock ETFs vs. Bond ETFs

    April 14, 2015
    A look at the differences between preferred stock ETFs and bond ETFs and when you should invest in one over the other.
  26. Is HYG a Smart High Yield Corporate Bond Play?

    April 1, 2015
    High yield is in high demand, but whether or not you should invest in iShares HYG ETF will depend heavily on your risk appetite. ...
  27. Is the TLT ETF a Good Bet for the Long Run?

    March 19, 2015
    Is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) a good bet for the long run?
  28. Government Bond ETFs: Pros and Cons

    January 16, 2015
    A look at the pros and cons of government bond ETFs.
  29. Correction May Be Getting Under Way -- Protect Your Profits

    September 14, 2014
    All major U.S. stock indices lost ground last week, led by the broad market S&P 500, which was down 1.1%. ​Halfway through ...
  30. Making A Case For Long Bonds

    May 12, 2014
    The rising rates everyone expects this year have yet to arrive. In fact, some evidence points to low rates for a longer time ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. Wednesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: TLT In Spotlight As Fed Sets ...

    September 18, 2013
    Bullish momentum stuck around on Tuesday as investors cheered on Microsoft’s 22% dividend hike along with news of ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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 ...
  37. ETF Plays As The End Of QE Nears

    July 31, 2013
    Investors have been enjoying a stimulus fueled rally on Wall Street and their concerns about the end of this historically ...
  38. How To Adjust Your Portfolio In A Bear Or Bull Market

    April 3, 2013
    While investors shouldn’t feel compelled to change their portfolios radically overnight in reaction to the market's daily ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. ETFs to Hedge Another Sell-Off

    October 24, 2011
    When the market is down, look for a way to get up. Here are four ETFs to hedge against another market sell-off.
  43. The Good And Bad Bond ETFs

    July 15, 2010
    Bond ETFs are not all created equal, and investors should know which are the best to buy right now.
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