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    1. When Will It Be Time to Pull Back From These Markets?

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      Fri, 24 May 2013

      benchmark for many fund companies bond index funds such as Vanguard Total Bond Market Fund (VBMFX) and the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (AGG), has had only two years in which the annual total returns were negative going back to 1976

    2. Tuttle Tactical Management Weekly Market Commentary

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      Wed, 3 Apr 2013

      allocation portfolio and how they have done this year: Asset Class Proxy YTD Return as of 4/2/13 Bonds iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG) .05% International Developed Stocks iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) 3.43% Emerging Market Stocks

    3. Minimize Taxes or Maximize After Tax Returns?

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      Wed, 19 Sep 2012

      five years of head-to-head data with the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF (symbol: AGG).The table below evaluates ..... and prefer replication over optimization. iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond fund (AGG) and Vanguard Total Bond fund

    4. Mythbusting: Young Investors and Bonds

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      Fri, 7 Sep 2012

      your portfolio. If the goal is simply to balance the portfolio, then a diversified bond ETF such as the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund ( AGG ) could fit the bill. AGG ‘s index is designed to represent the total US investment grade bond

    5. Braver Quarterly 2nd Quarter Commentary

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      Tue, 7 Aug 2012

      cash with the fixed income model starting to show signs of improvement. A 25% position was taken in the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF (ticker: AGG) in early April as bonds continued to strengthen. This position performed well and finished

    6. Asset Allocation Is Broken

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      Mon, 4 Jun 2012

      made up of 60% in the SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ) exchange-traded fund, representing stocks, and 40% in the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ( AGG ) ETF, for bonds. In 2008, the SPY returned negative 36.7%, and the AGG, 7.56%. The overall

    7. That Sell in May Adage

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      Wed, 16 May 2012

      see increasing volumes especially in bond exchange-traded funds: iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund TIPS , iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund AGG and iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund , SH Y. Recently, my firm ranked the stocks

    8. Market Correction Ahead

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      Thu, 3 May 2012

      the downside exposure of the equity markets. My firm has taken positions in these exchange-traded funds: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ( AGG ), iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ( SHY ) and iShares Barclay TIPS Bond ( TIP ). Since

    9. The Biggest Unknown in Financial Planning

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      Wed, 11 Apr 2012

      or SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ) for the stock fund and Vanguard’s total Bond Market Index fund ( VBMFX ) and iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund ( AGG ). I have run Monte Carlo simulations using an assumed 8.3% expected return for the S&P 500

    10. Monitoring the ETF Market

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      Fri, 14 Oct 2011

      transaction costs required to construct and maintain that portfolio). An example of such sampling is the iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (AGG) that tracks the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index. As of November 30, 2010, the AGG held 640

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