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Investing in Inflation Expectations with TIPS ETFs

The WSJ‘s Annelena Lobb weighs the risks and benefits of hedging against inflation with TIPS. In the article Investors Seek Inflation Haven in TIPS Funds, Lobb writes that inflation worries has resulted in more than $17 billion pouring into funds that invest in government-issued bonds whose principal grows with rising inflation. While the principal of […]

Loading up on TIPS ETFs

In anticipation of coming inflation, investors are flocking to TIPS ETFs according to the Investment News‘ Sue Asci. In the article Scared investors flock to TIPS as inflation hedge, Ms. Asci reports that the three TIPS ETFs have attracted $5.8 billion of new funds in 2009 through July 31. TIPS, or Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, […]

Inflation and ETFs

Exchange traded funds can play an important role in protecting a portfolio against inflation according to John Spence‘s article Whip Inflation with ETFs. Spence writes that using specialized exchange-traded funds to guard portfolios against inflation is becoming popular in light of massive government spending to combat the economic recession and the prospect of a weaker […]

Buying Opportunity for TIPS

With deflation less likely and inflation still several quarters away, now may be the time to start accumulating inflation protected treasury securities or TIPS. According to WSJ reporter Min Zeng, the TIPS market is setting up for a short-term correction with the inflation outlook remaining subdued in coming months. ¬†According to Zeng, mega money manager […]

ETFs are a Huge Hit in Europe

The Financial Times is reporting that European investor interest in exchange traded funds remains strong while mutual funds are experiencing record levels of redemptions. According to the article, ETFs find favour with jittery investors, the ETF market in Europe has increased by 13 per cent this year to $145.17 billion and is expected to exceed […]

ETFs Gaining on Mutual Funds

Tribune Media Services columnist Andrew Leckey summarizes the current state of the fund wars in Mutual funds still dominant, but face challenger in etfs. Leckey notes that “although ETFs are much smaller, some experts predict they ultimately will win the long-term confrontation.” An ETF strong point has been the ability to quickly add specialties, including […]

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