Bond ETFs

80% Chance of a Recession Presents Exchange-Traded Fund Opportunities

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On 12/18/07, I handicapped the probability of recession at 70% likely based on 5 of the best forward-looking indicators. With today’s shockingly low Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) registering a dismal 47.7, we need to revise…

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Strategic Shifts With Foreign Bonds and Larger Large-Caps! (BWX, OEF)

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Matt Hougan of Index Universe recently republished his “ultimate” low expense portfolio of ETFs. The reason? His buy-n-hold cluster is actually cheaper than it had been before (0.15%). Here’s Matt’s list of investments: Asset Class…

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Classic Reshuffle: Traditional Safer Havens Are Winning the Day (XLU, IYZ, XLP, VHT)

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Barclays bank reported mortgage-backed security losses. General Electric Asset Management revealed that a large bond fund had also suffered losses in mortgage-backed securities. And less I forget, the CEO of Wells Fargo described the housing…

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