and today (5/25/15) at 2.4. That's a quick move of over 0.7 in just 3.5 months. In that time frame As expected BND (Tot bond index) -2.6%...VCIT(corp high rated, similar to VWINX) -2.6%...LT bond M* category -7.9
Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had a good working relationship with her Social Democrat (SPD) deputy after he homed in on her role in a row over the activities of the BND spy agency, which has put strains on their right-left coalition.
BERLIN, May 19 (Reuters) - A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives talked openly for the first time on Tuesday of the potential breakup of their coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) due to a row over the activities of Germany's BND spy agency.
Vanguard Total Bond Market Admiral VBTLX (0.07%) Exchange-Traded Fund Analogs (Expense Ratios): Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF BND (0.07%), iShares Core US Aggregate Bond AGG (0.08%) Variations: It's hard to argue with
Emerging Markets ETF. Core Bond Traditional Index Fund: Vanguard Total Bond Market Index VBMFX ETFs: Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF BND , iShares Core US Aggregate Bond AGG Vanguard Total Bond Market Index is Morningstar's most highly rated
currencies, currently offers a 30-day SEC yield of 4.3%, far better than the 2.1% paid out by the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF BND , which tracks a version of the Aggregate Index. But as U.S. interest rates rise, and if emerging
equal proportions. Now I'm wondering if it's worth the risk. So, I'm thinking of a couple options: 1. Go with VCSH/ BND /BNDX (or something similar), heavily weighted towards US, or 2. Just go short term all the way. I'd appreciate your
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mod=mdc_topnav_2_3020 http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/2_3022-govtbonds.html?mod=mdc_ bnd _gvtbnd So, while the spread between 5year US and German treasuries is 1.25%, this is actually smaller than that for the
buy and hold portfolio with the following objectives. 1) 3%+ dividend payout. 2) Performance that equals or beats AGG/ BND . 3) Has held up reasonable well when rates went up. IE; Am looking for recommendations on the best balanced bond fund for