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Oct 12 2017

The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors #intermediate #bond #funds

# It might be hard to believe, but after Total Bond Market Index (VBMFX) posted a negative 12-month return last month, well, it looks like it will happen again this month. Why am I mentioning this, even though bonds and bond funds are mostly up this month? Because it is pretty darned rare for the bond market to show consecutive 12-month declines. Again, I know that’s hard to believe, but it’s true. In fact, since inception there have only been 20 times that the fund has shown consecutive months of negative 12-month returns. Read More Vanguard has announced plans to …

Sep 9 2017

Distressed Securities #distressed #debt #mutual #funds

# Distressed Securities What are ‘Distressed Securities’ Distressed securities are financial instruments issued by a company that is near to or currently going through bankruptcy. As a result of the issuing company’s inability to meet its financial obligations, these financial instruments have suffered a substantial reduction in value, but because of their implicit riskiness, they offer investors the potential for high returns. Distressed securities can include common and preferred shares, bank debt, trade claims and corporate bonds. BREAKING DOWN ‘Distressed Securities’ investors looking for a bargain and willing to accept a risk often become interested in distressed securities. In some …

Sep 4 2017

Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program for Low Income Countries – Climate Funds Update #renewable #energy #funds

# The SREP Sub-Committee was established to oversee and decide on the operations and activities of the SREP. Composition of the SREP Sub-Committee Up to six representatives from donor countries to the SREP; and Six representatives from eligible recipient countries were selected on a regional basis and identified through a consultation with recipient countries. Decision-making is achieved through consensus. The SREP Sub-Committee invites a number of active observers to attend its meetings, including representatives from: Four Civil society organisations (1 from Asia, LAC, Africa, and Developed Countries respectively); Two Private sector entities (one from a developed country and one from …

Aug 27 2017

Selected International Fund – Selected Funds #international #dividend #funds

# Fund Summary Selected International Fund invests predominantly in large cap companies around the world including Europe, the Americas (excluding the United States) and the Far East. The Fund seeks to purchase durable, well-managed businesses at value prices and hold them for the long term. Selected International Fund was previously named Selected Special Shares. Investment Strategy We conduct rigorous, bottom-up, fundamental research to identify companies that possess characteristics we believe foster long-term value creation including: proven management, a strong and profitable business model, and sustainable competitive advantages. 6 The Fund holds three categories of investments: 7 Companies recognized as strong …

Aug 11 2017

E*TRADE Financial #etrade #financial,mutual #funds,trading,etfs,financial #services,stocks,brokerage #account,etrade

# Speed. Value. Execution. Data delayed by 15 minutes Top 5 lists are not a recommendation by E*TRADE Securities or its affiliates to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument, nor is it an endorsement of any specific security, company, fund family, product or service. Selection criteria: Stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average that were recently paying the highest dividends as a percentage of their share price. Dividend yield is a ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price. It is a way to measure how …

Aug 8 2017

Bond Prices and Interest Rates #bond #funds #rising #interest #rates

# The price of high quality bonds is directly related to interest rates. Investors looking to expand the diversity of a portfolio of stocks need to understand the relationship between prices and interest rates before buying bonds. In this article, we’re going to explain the relationship between interest rates, coupon rates, bond prices, current yield, and bond yield. As part of that explanation, we’ll talk about the effect a bond’s maturity date, as well as credit rating, can have on its market price. Interest Rates and Bond Prices While the price of junk bonds typically follows economic conditions, just like …

Aug 4 2017

Structured Settlement Cash Advance #life #settlement #funds

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Jul 30 2017

Best Performing Sector ETFs Today #best #performing #sector #etfs #today, #top #etf #sectors, #sector #exchange-traded

# Best Performing Sector ETFs Today With today’s highly diversified economy, what ends up capturing the focus of investors can change rapidly. Whether it is a slowing Chinese economy, a change in the Fed’s interest rate policy, a surprise earnings report from an industry leader, a sudden shortage of a particular commodity or a major economic report, the following list of the best performing sector ETFs today helps isolate the sectors that the investment community is currently shifting their hard earned assets into (or out of since the following table includes inverse ETFs). As such the following table can be …

Jul 28 2017

Home – State Street SPDR ETFs – Match your investments to your investment strategy #multi

# Investment Professionals Can Enroll Now for Complete Access to: And to Receive: Featured Content Frequent trading of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) could significantly increase commissions and other costs such that they may offset any savings from low fees or costs. ETFs trade like stocks, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs’ net asset value. In general, ETF shares may be bought and sold on the exchange through any brokerage account, ETF shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund. Investors may acquire ETFs and tender them for redemption through the Fund in …