Tag: Bond Fund

Here’s Why Your Index Funds And Bonds Won’t Keep Up Over The Next Decade

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Here’s Why Your Index Funds And Bonds Won’t Keep Up Over The Next Decade

Now that we have started the 2019 fourth quarter, my thoughts have turned to the new year and new decade starting in 2020. The current stock market bull market started a decade ago (in March 2009) and the average return for the last 10 years has been 40% above the long term average. Investors who […]

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Closed-End Bond Funds, Friend Or Foe?

Closed-End Bond Funds, Friend Or Foe?

In our article, “Is Your Money Manager Really Listening?”, subscriber Rick G. reported a bad experience when his money manager invested in a closed-end bond fund: “…. He put me in several Closed-End Bond Funds (CEFs). He said they were good deals as they were selling at a discount to Net Asset Value (NAV). Upon further […]

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Avoid These 3 Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Avoid These 3 Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise

Are bond funds a safe haven if the stock market crashes? With interest rates about to rise, is it a good time to invest in a bond fund? These are questions investors may be asking themselves as the stock market may be peaking and the Fed keeps jacking up interest rates. If you are fearful […]

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3 Safe Yields Up To 9.5%, With 20% Upside

| July 24, 2017 | 2 Comments
3 Safe Yields Up To 9.5%, With 20% Upside

If you want to find the best high-yield opportunities on Wall Street, you don’t follow bright neon signs – you turn over rocks. Years of research has shown that the most widely recommended names are typically overcrowded trades, killing any chance you have at wringing out any value. Worse, analysts’ and pundits’ picks are often […]

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Market Shares New Taper Proof ETF Bond Fund – SHYD

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Market Shares New Taper Proof ETF Bond Fund – SHYD

Janet Yellen made her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being sworn in as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve.  She stuck with the strategy former chairman Ben Bernanke set forth.  In short, they will continue to wind down their massive bond buying program known as ‘the taper’. Not surprisingly, ETF providers are moving […]

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