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When it comes to investing in fixed income, one of the keys for performance is to safeguard your bond portfolio from rising rates. The lion's share of any fixed income asset allocation begins with this “core” building block.
Two Federal Reserve officials recently gave cues of a sooner-than-expected QE taper. Play these bond ETFs if rates rise.
Other than t-bills, the only other maturity that has managed to escape the Treasury yield rise fate - for now - has been the UST 2-Year note. The Fed's median economic projections revealed a setting where inflation is going to be either at or above the policymakers' 2% target.
Growing vaccine distribution and the rollout of the $1.9 trillion fiscal stimulus under the Biden era have resulted in a sooner-than-expected recovery of the U.S. economy. These have stoked inflation concerns and pushed up treasury yields.
Rising rate worries started bothering both equity and bond markets from February-end. Bonds have registered steep selloffs.
By Kevin Flanagan, Head of Fixed Income Strategy, WisdomTree I know it's only three weeks into the new year, but the unmistakable trend in bond land thus far has been the ‘Reflation Trade.' Sure, we could all debate whether this theme will continue in 2021 (I believe it will), but more importantly, ask yourself this [.
I know it's only three weeks into the new year, but the unmistakable trend in bond land thus far has been the 'Reflation Trade.' As I've noted before, the fundamental and technical analyses still point toward the UST 10-Year yield rising from where it stands now.