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  • 17 TIPS ETFs to Hedge Against Inflation

    05-12-2016 05:18 PM by Max Chen

    In anticipation of rising inflationary pressures ahead, fixed-income investors have turned to a number of Treasury inflation protected securities and bond-related exchange traded funds. U.S. core inflation, which excludes more volatile oil and food prices, increased 0.1% in Ma...

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  • TIPS ETFs See Outflows as Investors Scale Back Inflation Bets

    04-17-2013 08:52 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETFs and mutual funds that invest in Treasury Inflation Protected Securities are experiencing outflows as investors pull back on bets that loose monetary policies from central banks will trigger runaway inflation. For example, iShares Barclays TIPS Fund (NYSEArca: TIP)has seen...

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  • State Street Plans Two New TIPS ETFs

    03-11-2013 09:23 AM by Tom Lydon

    As investors start to ponder the potential inflationary ramifications of the ongoing Fed policies, State Street Gloabl Advisors, the money manager behind the line of SPDR exchange traded funds, has petitioned to launch two new Treasury Inflation Protected Securities funds. Acc...

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  • International Bond ETFs for Yield, Diversification

    12-21-2012 06:14 AM by Tom Lydon

    U.S. Treasury yields are moving up and the talking heads are again cautioning investors who have piled into bond ETFs about the damage that rising rates would inflict on fixed-income portfolios. Of course, investors have heard these warnings several times the past few years, y...

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  • An ETF for International Inflation-Protected Bonds

    04-17-2012 08:17 AM by John Spence

    One of the largest ETFs tracking inflation-protected bonds invests in foreign debt rather than so-called TIPS sold by the U.S. Treasury. SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (NYSEArca: WIP) holds $1.3 billion in assets. WIP bonds' principal is linke...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)

    03-19-2012 03:30 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Last weeks steep sell-off in U.S. Treasury bonds as well as some other slices of the fixed income market including Investment Grade Corporates sparked some renewed interest in Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, products in the ETF space. The iShares Barclays TI...

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  • Using ETFs to Build a Diversified Portfolio

    02-21-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With the advent of exchange traded funds, investors are now capable of including a wide range of investment styles and strategies to form their very own diversified ETF portfolio. Depending on the investment objective and time horizon, investors may weight play around with the...

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  • Morningstar's Aggressive ETF Portfolio for Retirees

    09-23-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    For retirees who are looking for greater capital appreciation and hold a higher risk tolerance, an ETF portfolio with a more aggressive investment strategy may be a better fitting option. Investors looking to solely live off their investments over the next 20 or so more years ...

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  • Morningstar's Recommendations for a Moderate-Risk ETF Porfolio

    09-22-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Retirees seeking a moderate risk in their exchange traded fund investment portfolios will want to lean more toward the safety of bonds but still hold enough equities to provide some level of capital appreciation, according to Morningstar. The moderate portfolio for retirees an...

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  • Morningstar's Conservative ETF Porfolio

    09-21-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Conservative investors in retirement can tap exchange traded funds to build all-ETF portfolios featuring stocks and bonds. The conservative ETF investor aiming to protect wealth in retirement should limit exposure to equities and rely on the stability offered in bonds, along w...

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  • iShares Launches Two Foreign TIPS ETFs

    05-25-2011 12:57 PM by Tom Lydon

    iShares, BlackRock's exchange traded fund business, recently launched two globally-orientated Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) funds, which will compete directly with the SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (NYSEArca: WIP). The two new f...

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  • Bond ETF Investors Can Hedge Inflation With TIPS

    04-04-2011 10:56 AM by Tom Lydon

    The European Union is now faced with rising inflation. Investors may hedge against the potential harm of rising inflation to a government bond through Treasury-inflation protected security (TIPS) exchange traded funds (ETFs). Eurozone inflation for March was a higher-than-expe...

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  • Know Which ETFs Come With Euro Exposure

    05-19-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The euro has fallen mightily against the U.S. dollar, and some believe it will weaken even more. Regardless of whether the euro further weakens or makes a strong rally, it is prudent to know how much your exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolio is exposed to the euro. Don Dion fo...

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  • Why It's Time to Approach Bond ETFs Differently

    01-06-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    For decades, the popular fixed-income investing adage held that you should allocate a certain percentage of your portfolio to bonds and increase that allocation as you age. But the times, they are a-changin'. Jim Ross, president and senior managing director at State Street Gl...

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  • The Benefits of International Bond ETFs

    12-08-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    One way to diversify your portfolio is by owning some international sovereign debt. International bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) may provide a steady income stream at a less risk when compared to other investment vehicles. International bond ETFs help diversify a portfolio ...

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  • Diversify Your Portfolio With International Bond ETFs

    09-09-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors should know better than to put all their wealth into one area. By utilizing foreign bond exchange traded funds (ETFs), an investor is able to spread the risk and diversify a narrowly-focused portfolio. A prudent way to hedge against the devaluation of the U.S. dollar...

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  • How to Play On Inflation Fears

    05-16-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Many investors are beginning to fear that inflation lurks around the corner. The good news is that there are a number of tools and exchange traded funds (ETFs) you have at your disposal to hedge against the threat. As the U.S. dollar has shown signs of stress, the possibility of ...

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  • Tips Treasury ETF Investors Could Use

    12-04-2008 01:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    With many developed countries throwing money at credit-starved economies, investors worry about possible inflationary consequences and TIPS, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, may just be the right exchange traded fund (ETF) for them. TIPS are government-issued treasury...

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