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SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP)

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    Vanguard plans the launch of an international aggregate bond ETF - the Vanguard Total International Bond Index Fund - by the end of Q2. More enticing, the fund will have a 0.20% expense ratio - less than the originally slated 0.30% - and a planned 0.25% purchase fee has been eliminated.
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 12:06 PM
    Pimco next week will launch The Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Strategy Fund - ticker ILB - which will have 70% of the portfolio in developed markets, and 30% in emerging. It will be "actively managed," i.e. designed to blend the trading ease of ETFs with the bond-picking ability of the manager.
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  • Apr. 16, 2012, 10:51 AM
    China continued to be Uncle Sam's largest foreign creditor in February, boosting its net purchases of long-term Treasurys by $14.3B to $1.18T. However, second-placed Japan is catching up, increasing its holdings by $13B to a record $1.1T. Still, the largest overall owner of Treasurys remains Uncle Ben's Fed with $1.665T.
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  • Mar. 27, 2012, 8:07 AM
    In a "mildly reflating" world where deleveraging continues, Bill Gross suggests shorter-duration inflation protected bonds, dividend vs. growth stocks (also developing world vs. developed), and supply constrained commodities. Most of all, beware of levered strategies promising "double-digit returns that are difficult in a delevering world."
  • Jan. 3, 2012, 5:55 AM
    G7 countries will need to refinance over $7.6T of debt this year, with the amount increasing to more than $8T when interest payments are included. Japan leads the way with $3T, followed by the U.S. with $2.8T. Crucially, Italy will need to raise $428B and pay another $70B in interest.
  • Jul. 16, 2011, 8:40 AM
    So you decided Treasurys aren't safe due to low yields and dollar concerns; now what? Some money managers are increasing their international bond exposure. ETFs to consider include CEW, EMLC, WIP and ITIP.
  • Jun. 22, 2011, 8:08 AM
    The FOMC is due to wrap up a two-day meeting today, when it is likely to keep rates at 0-0.25% and confirm it will end its $600B bond buying scheme at the end of June. The key words in its statement will be 'extended period,' signalling the Fed has no plans to raise rates any time soon.
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  • Apr. 30, 2011, 8:15 AM
    Tim Geithner and Treasury may not be intentionally holding down the dollar, but that doesn't mean it's poised for any kind of rally. There are still ways to profit from the incredible shrinking greenback, including large-cap heavy exporters, international bonds, gold (of course), and some - not all - foreign currencies.
  • Apr. 7, 2011, 5:05 PM
    GE Asset Management, following "very, very aggressive run-ups" in credit markets, is unloading its CMBS, junk bonds, and emerging market debt in favor of longer term Treasuries. CIO Paul Colonna sees not a recession, but an economic slowdown enough to "impact asset prices."
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  • Mar. 24, 2011, 5:53 PM
    It looks like the IMF has finally gotten the memo, declaring in a blog post that government bonds are not the risk-free asset they once were. The main implication being that sovereign paper now assumes the characteristics of a credit instrument - the price mainly reflects probability of default.
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The SPDR® DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the DB Global Government ex-US Inflation-Linked Bond Capped Index. Our approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, accurate tracking, and lower costs.
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