Corporate Term ETF. The other four look to capitalize on the idea of rising interest rates. One is a floating-rate Treasury ETF , and the other three are hedged strategies - with two of those set to be actively-managed. Post your comment!
Treasury's first auction of floating-rate debt, State Street ( STT ) puts into registration the SPDR Floating Rate Treasury ETF ( FLTY ). The prospectus is a preliminary one and no fees have yet been disclosed. Treasury last week set a date of
split. You put $6,000 into the Vanguard 500 Index ( VFINX ) and $4,000 in the iShares Barclay’s 7-10 Year Treasury ETF ( IEF ), and you didn’t reinvest any dividends. At the end of September 2007, stocks were up and bonds were flat
apace --- since they are first and foremost low coupon Treasurys. Although the comparison is imperfect, I noted that Treasury ETF IEF (duration 7.6) NAV dropped 3% in the past month while EFT TIP (duration 8.05) NAV dropped 4.75%. So
left scratching our heads. Last Wednesday, the little-followed, largely overlooked ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury ETF (NYSEArca: UST) went from $12 million in assets under management to more than $833 million overnight. The increase
This ETF provides access to low-risk, low-return intermediate Treasury bonds.
Intrepid investors looking to short long-dated Treasury bonds will want to take a look at this fund.
tax issues that their ‘stand alone’ ETFs does not encounter. iShares points to the Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF that distributed a large capital gain in 2011 when a large shareholder of the mutual fund liquidated their position
day there’s another article advising people to pile into an ultra-short S&P ETF ( SDS ) or an ultra-short Treasury ETF ( TBT ). So it's worth reviewing the shortcomings of these deeply flawed instruments and taking a look at a much
the ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury ETF , the ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ETF and the ProShares UltraShort 3-7 Year Treasury ETF to capitalize on the inevitable