Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

-$0.47 (-0.7%)
Closing price April 15, 2024
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, managed by The Vanguard Group, offers investors a way to invest in the U.S. fixed income markets. This ETF focuses on investment-grade debt, including government, corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities with maturities over one year. It aims to mirror the performance of the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index through a representative sampling strategy. Established in 1986, it provides a diversified bond market exposure.
While investors have jumped into defensive stocks and defensive strategies for too long to easily recount, those defensive strategies are far from attractive if a trade deal with China is going to...
After all the talk of interest rate hikes and gradually tightening monetary policy from the Federal Reserve, interest rates on the 10-year bond have touched record lows yet again.
If the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ends up voting to hold the target fed funds rate as is, then a potentially embarrassing situation for the Fed could develop.
Source: ThinkstockBond yields have risen over the past month or two, and many investors expected those yields to keep rising. That was before Monday. The latest European debacle in Cyprus wanting...