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How To Protect Your Portfolio In A Bear Market

2018-10-07 seekingalpha
Trying to predict bear markets is futile. Instead, you should make plans to protect your portfolio when - as opposed to if - a bear market comes.
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10 Stocks to Buy When the Yield Curve Inverts

2018-10-02 investorplace - 1
Will it, or won’t it? Will the yield curve invert, with short-term interest rates pushing their way above long-term interest rates … a relatively rare scenario that’s all too often associated with a troubled economy? It has not happened yet, but as of right now we’re as close to an inverted yield curve as we’ve been in a decade.
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Dual Momentum September Update

2018-09-13 seekingalpha
Scott's Investments provides a free "Dual ETF Momentum" spreadsheet which was originally created in February 2013. The strategy was inspired by a paper written by Gary Antonacci and available on Optimal Momentum. Antonacci's book, Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk, also details Dual Momentum as a total portfolio strategy.
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Rising Rates Blog Series: The Double Appeal Of Short-Maturity Bonds

2018-08-29 blackrockblog
As yields increase, short-maturity bond funds can offer both higher income potential and a cushion against interest rate risk. Karen Schenone, CFA, explains the mechanics, in part three of her Rising Rates series.
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Tracking Dan Loeb's Third Point Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

2018-08-12 seekingalpha - 7
Dan Loeb's 13F portfolio value increased from $13.32B to $14.35B this quarter. The number of positions decreased from 40 to 38.
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A Last Hurrah For T-Bond Bulls?

2018-08-07 seekingalpha
The relief rally in the U.S. Treasury market since last week has led some to believe that bond prices will recover this month after last month's setback. As I'll explain in this commentary, the long-term trend is still down for T-bond prices and the odds still favor higher yields thanks to a stronger economy. However, the bond bulls still have a chance to regain control the short-term trend before the summer is over, for reasons we'll discuss here.
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CEF ETJ: May Be Defensive But Just Go For Treasury ETFs Instead

2018-06-25 seekingalpha
In a previous article, a few readers had asked my thoughts on ETJ as a defensive position for a volatile market.
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Here Are Your Best Choices For Holding Cash

2018-06-22 seekingalpha
Are you holding a larger than normal allocation of cash these days? Seems like a lot of folks on Seeking Alpha are doing that if the site's contributors and commenters are representative. Have you given much thought to what you’re doing with that cash? Many of us roll it into their broker’s money market fund and don’t give it a lot of thought. Which is convenient and just fine if you’re using it as a brief holding between investments.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Despite Market Rally, Investors Are Net Redeemers Of Equity Funds And ETFs For The Week

2018-06-08 seekingalpha
For the seventh week in a row, investors were net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs) in general, adding a little more than $29.6 billion for Thomson Reuters Lipper's fund flows week ended June 6, 2018. However, the headline number was misleading. Despite upbeat economic reports and a market rally during the flows week, fund investors were net redeemers of equity funds (-$4.
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Weekly ETF Roundup: US Equity Rocks, EM Lags

2018-05-14 zacks
The U.S. stock market had a great week with all the major indices logging in more than 2% gains — the best week in two months. Notably, the Dow Jones posted seven consecutive days of gains, its largest winning streak since November. A combination of strong earnings, jump in oil prices and mild inflation has renewed confidence in the equity world. Oil prices surged following Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Weekly Equity Fund Flows Turn Negative Despite The Up Market

2018-05-11 seekingalpha
For the third week in a row, investors were net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), taking in a little more than $8.2 billion. Despite market gains during the week, fund investors were net redeemers of equity funds (-$231 million) while being net purchasers of money market funds (+$8.2 billion), municipal bond funds (+$167 million), and taxable bond funds (+$86 million) for the fund-flows week ended May 9, 2018.
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The Bond Cycle: Where Will It End?

2018-05-05 seekingalpha
With inflation picking up and speculation the Fed could hike three more times this year, bonds are vulnerable to more falls.
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Will Bond ETFs Sustain Their April Momentum in May?

2018-05-02 zacks
The fixed income world gained immense investors' love in April amid persistent stock market volatility. This is especially true as bond ETFs accumulated $14.7 billion last month, representing the highest monthly inflows since October 2014, according to data from BlackRock (read: ETF Asset Report for April 2018: Bonds Top). iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (SHV - Free Report) topped the list of asset creation, pulling in more than $2.
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ETF Asset Report for April 2018: Bonds Top

2018-04-30 zacks
The month of April was mixed with earnings showing promise and broader markets returning decent returns despite rising yields and trade tensions. Oil has been on an uptrend. Overall, SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY - Free Report) gained about 3.5% in a month’s time (as of Apr 27, 2018), SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA - Free Report) rose 2.9% while Nasdaq-100-bsed ETF PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ - Free Report) jumped 4.
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Are Short-Term Treasury ETFs a Good Bet?

2018-04-09 zacks
U.S. Treasury yields have been somewhat seesawing as multiple factors are impacting the markets at the moment. Despite relatively strong economic fundamentals, trade war fears have made investors question their portfolio allocations and reallocate their assets to counter high volatility.
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