BOND

Should You Load Up on Bond ETFs Now?

10-year Treasury yields are back up to the 3% mark, but is now too soon for a significant portfolio shift into bond ETFs like the TLT and IEF? More 

Don’t Count Pimco Out Quite Yet

While Pimco Total Return lost more than $41 billion last year, I wouldn't be so swift to discount the management or resilience of Pimco or Bill Gross. More 

Bill Gross: Has the Bond King Been Dethroned?

The PIMCO Total Return fund was recently dethroned by the VISTX as the world's largest fund. And the future isn't looking bright for bond king Bill Gross. More 

Has PIMCO’s Bill Gross Lost His Midas Touch?

The "Bond King's" Total Return Fund is doing some serious bleeding in 2013, but how much of it rests on Bill Gross' shoulders? More 

Why This Is Not a Buy-and-Hold Market

Long-term thinking investors should start looking for chances to cull under-performing ETFs and stocks, putting the cash to use in these 3 ETFs on dips More 

One Way to Implement A Portfolio Protection Plan

Using stop-loss orders can help investors manage the downside risk of investing by placing a floor on possible losses. More 

Are Muni Bond ETFs Worth the Risks?

Detroit put municipal bonds back in the headlines last week, after announcing that it couldn't repay a portion of its debt. Should investors be worried? More