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Higher Rates Are A Headwind For US Stocks
Article By: Douglas Gammons Monday, March 26, 2018 7:01 PM EDT
We had a nice market today. Things are definitely looking a lot better than last week. I don't think we can declare a new uptrend quite yet though because the new 52-week lows are still a bit too elevated.
In this article: BWX, IEF, ITA, UUP, COMP, SPX, BNDX
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Rising Geopolitical Tension Lifts Foreign Bond ETFs
Article By: James Picerno Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 AM EDT
Stocks, real estate securities, and high-yield bonds took a hit last week as saber-rattling between the US and North Korea triggered a moderate round of de-risking.
In this article: BWX, VNQ, VEA
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Global Markets Recovered Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, March 20, 2017 6:25 AM EDT
All the major asset classes rose last week, according to a set of exchange-traded products representing the key components of the global markets. The bounce follows the previous week’s slide that delivered red ink far and wide.
In this article: BWX, VTI, VWO
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Global Market Index Edges Higher For 6th Straight Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, March 6, 2017 6:40 AM EDT
Powered by modest gains last week in US and developed-market stocks, an investable version of the Global Market Index (an unmanaged benchmark that holds all the major asset classes in market-value weights) inched up 0.1% in the first week of March.
In this article: VEA, VNQ, BWX, VTI
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US Stocks Rallied Last Week As Commodities Slumped
Article By: James Picerno Monday, February 20, 2017 6:53 AM EDT
Vanguard Total Stock Market climbed 1.5% over the five trading days through Friday. The gain, the fourth straight weekly advance for the US equity fund, lifted the ETF to a record high at last week’s close.
In this article: DJP, VTI, BWX, VWO
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Commodities Rallied Last Week, Leading Most Markets Higher
Article By: James Picerno Monday, February 13, 2017 6:56 AM EDT
Broadly defined commodities topped the winner’s list last week, rising to the highest level since last summer, based on a set of based on a set of exchange-traded products representing the major asset classes.
In this article: BWX, VWO, HYXU, DJP
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Most Markets Continued To Rally Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, February 6, 2017 7:33 AM EDT
Prices continued to rise last week in most markets around the world, based on a set of ETFs representing the major asset classes.
In this article: EMLC, BND, VEA, PICB, VNQI, BWX, DJP, JNK, TIP, VNQ, VTI, VWO
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Most Markets Posted Gains Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, January 30, 2017 6:37 AM EDT
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets posted the biggest gain for the five trading days through Jan 27. The 2.7% advance marks the biggest weekly total return for this slice of the equity market since last July.
In this article: BWX, VTI, VNQ, VWO
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Price-Momentum Implied Forecasts: Bonds
Article By: James Picerno Wednesday, December 28, 2016 7:39 AM EDT
A bearish cloud weighs on a broadly defined measure of fixed income that’s primarily defined by Treasuries and investment-grade corporates.
In this article: PICB, EMLC, BND, BWX, JNK, TIP, WIP, HYXU
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Commodities Led Most Markets Higher Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, November 28, 2016 6:44 AM EDT
The iPath Bloomberg Commodity ETN jumped 3.2% last week, marking its second advance in as many weeks. One factor in DJP’s recent rebound: expectations that US inflation will be higher in the near term.
In this article: DJP, BWX, JNK, VEA
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Emerging Market Stocks Rise For Six Straight Weeks
Article By: James Picerno Monday, August 8, 2016 8:03 AM EDT
Emerging-market stocks topped the performance ledger last week, based on a set of ETF proxies for the major asset classes. The gain marks the sixth straight weekly advance for this slice of the world’s equity markets.
In this article: DJP, BWX, JNK, VNQ, VWO
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Stocks Soared As Bonds Suffered Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, July 18, 2016 7:45 AM EDT
Emerging-market equities led stock markets around the world higher for the trading week through July 15, based on a set of ETF proxies for the major asset classes. By contrast, most fixed-income categories tumbled last week.
In this article: BWX, DJP, VNQ, VWO
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U.S. Junk Bonds Led Markets Higher Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, July 11, 2016 7:54 AM EDT
The SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond posted a solid 1.5% total return for the shortened four-day trading week through July 8—the best performance among the major asset classes, based on a set of proxy ETFs.
In this article: DJP, JNK, EMLC, BND, VEA, BWX, TIP, VNQ, VTI, VWO
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Central Bank Stupidity Has Opened Up The Trade Of A Lifetime
Article By: Michael Lewitt Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:35 PM EDT
Make no mistake about it – negative interest rates are the most destructive and intellectually indefensible policy in a long list of destructive and indefensible policies foisted on the world by central bankers since the financial crisis.
In this article: FXE, IGOV, BWX, BNDX
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Cash-To-Debt Ratio Demonstrates Why Riskier Assets Have Limited Upside Potential
Article By: Gary Gordon Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:20 AM EDT
Cash on corporate balance sheets grew at a 1% pace to $1.84 billion in 2015. That’s a record level of dollars on the books. On the other hand, debt grew at a clip of nearly 14.8% to $6.6 trillion from $5.75 trillion.
In this article: HYG, BWX, CIU, IEF, JNK, PCY, QLTB, SPX
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Foreign Bonds Continued To Trend Higher Last Week
Article By: James Picerno Monday, February 15, 2016 7:14 AM EDT
The safe-haven trade remained in force during last week’s trading activity for the major asset classes, based on a set of proxy ETFs. Bonds were the clear winner for the five trading days through Feb. 12.
In this article: EMLC, BND, VEA, PICB, VNQI, BWX, DJP, JNK, TIP, VNQ, VTI, VWO, WIP, HYXU
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