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Most US Bond Sectors Continue To Post Solid Gains In 2020
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:20 AM EDT
Year-to-date gains still dominate the US fixed-income landscape for year-to-date results.
In this article: BND, JNK, TLT
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Understanding The US Aggregate Bond Index And Its ETFs
Article By: ValueWalk Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:29 AM EDT
The Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index is a benchmark that measures performance of the US dollar denominated, investment-grade bonds. It's for the bond market what the S&P 500 index is for the equity market.
In this article: SCHZ, BND, VBMFX, AGG
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Long Treasuries Continue To Enjoy Monster Gains In 2020
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:16 AM EDT
The extraordinary gains in long Treasuries so far this year is a sight to behold.
In this article: BND, JNK, TLT
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US Bond Returns Vary Dramatically So Far In 2020
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:36 AM EDT
The upheaval in global financial markets this year is unleashing profound effects on US fixed-income assets—negative and positive. Depending on the slice of the bond market, year-to-date results vary from strong gains to deep losses.
In this article: BND, JNK, TLT
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Dump These Bond Funds Everyone Else Thinks Are Safe
Article By: Tim Plaehn Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:44 AM EDT
The recent, short-term, stock market crash has led to a “flight to quality,” which means money running out of stocks and into safe investments such as U.S. Treasury notes.
In this article: RCS, BND, TLT
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Play These Bond ETFs To Keep The Coronavirus Fear At Bay
Article By: Zacks Investment Research Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:56 PM EDT
Going by past epidemics, analysts believe that there are chances of more declines in the markets. This downtrend in equity markets can make investors jittery, adding to the lure of the bond ETFs.
In this article: BND, VCIT, VGLT, AGG, LQD
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Commodities Led Most Asset Classes Higher Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:48 AM EDT
Breaking a three-week losing streak, broadly defined commodities topped last week’s returns for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.
In this article: BND, GSG, VNQ, VTI
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Bull Market In US Bonds Still Running Hot In 2019
Article By: James Picerno Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:13 AM EDT
Fixed-income investing has been a winner in no small degree this year. Throwing money at almost any slice of US bonds has been a winning decision, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.
In this article: VCLT, SPY, BND
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US Bond Market’s Resilience Shines On
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:07 AM EDT
The long-running bull market in bonds continues to defy bearish forecasts, as shown by a set of exchange-traded funds.
In this article: VCLT, BND
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Here’s Why Your Index Funds And Bonds Won’t Keep Up Over The Next Decade
Article By: Tim Plaehn Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:06 AM EDT
Investors who believe the stock and bond bull markets of the previous 10 years will continue into the next decade may be deluding themselves.
In this article: BND, SPY Also: UTG, PFFR
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Review Of Model Portfolios
Article By: Richard Shaw Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:59 PM EDT
Remember that asset allocation is a far more important determination of your investment returns and portfolio volatility and periods of maximum drawdown than the specific securities you chose to represent asset categories.
In this article: P, BND, VXUS, IWM, VBR, VTI, BNDX, BIL, VTIP
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Wobbly Economic Outlook Favored Bonds Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, August 19, 2019 8:57 AM EDT
Rising worries about the global economy triggered a strong wave of fixed-income buying last week, propelling US bonds to the top of the performance ledger for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.
In this article: EMLC, BND, VNQ
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US REITs Led Gains For Major Asset Classes Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, June 17, 2019 7:33 AM EDT
Securitized real estate shares in the US led a partial rally in global markets last week. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) posted a fractionally higher return over the second-best performer: bonds in emerging markets.
In this article: VNQ, EMLC, WIP, BND, GSG
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What The Business Cycle Index Is Saying About A Possible Recession
Article By: Lorimer Wilson Sunday, June 2, 2019 4:53 PM EDT
Knowing when the US economy is heading for recession is paramount to successful investment decisions.
In this article: BND, IEF, IWV, SPY, TIP, VTI
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Trade Fears Strengthen US Bond Market’s 2019 Rally
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:15 AM EDT
US fixed income was already on a roll this year, but this week’s renewed concerns about the US-China trade battle have strengthened the bull market in bonds as a fresh run of risk-off sentiment weighs on equities around the world.
In this article: BND, JNK
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Junk Bonds Continue To Lead US Fixed-Income Rally In 2019
Article By: James Picerno Friday, April 26, 2019 9:32 AM EDT
Maybe the market is simply ignoring the caveats in pursuit of what’s considered easy money. Whatever the explanation, there’s no denying junk’s bull market of late.
In this article: BND, VBMFX, VFINX, VWEHX, VCLT, JNK
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