IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

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Market Intelligence Center  Apr 9  Comment 
IShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) is a good candidate for a covered call at the $131.00 level. The Jun. '15 call at that price should fetch a credit of about $3.05, which means the entire position has a net debit of about $128.08. This trade...
Market Intelligence Center  Mar 27  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms have chosen the Jun. '15 $129.00 call for a couple of hedged-trading ideas on iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT). A traditional covered call on iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond yields 2.38%...
Clusterstock  Mar 26  Comment 
Among everything else going in markets in the US and abroad, it really just comes down to one question: do you want to own stocks or bonds? In an email on Thursday afternoon, Rich Barry at the NYSE pointed out the following: Market factoid:...
Clusterstock  Mar 26  Comment 
The job market is still rolling.  The latest weekly report on initial jobless claims saw claims total 282,000, beating expectations. Expectations were for claims to come in at 290,000, slightly lower from last week's 291,000 number.  In a...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 9  Comment 
Clusterstock  Feb 19  Comment 
The February report on manufacturing activity from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve fell to 5.2 from 6.3 the prior month.  Expectations were for the report to come in at 9. In its release, the Philly Fed said, "Although the current activity...
Clusterstock  Feb 17  Comment 
The yield on US Treasury bonds is flying higher across the curve. Yields on Treasury bonds with durations ranging from 2 to 30 years was rising across the board as 2015's biggest rally starts to quickly give back most of its gains.  Near 1:45...
Clusterstock  Feb 12  Comment 
Initial jobless claims totaled 304,000 last week, more than expected. Expectations were for claims to come in at 287,000, up from last week's total of 278,000. Last week's number marked the second straight week that claims came in below...
Clusterstock  Feb 6  Comment 
What a run for the US labor market. On Friday, the January jobs report showed that in the first month of 2015, payrolls grew by 257,000, topping expectations.  Job gains for November and December were also revised higher, with November's job...




 
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IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

Overview

The iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund seeks to approximate the total rate of return of the long-term sector of the United States Treasury market as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager: iShares [2]
  • Inception Date: 07/22/2002
  • Average Maturity: 27.22 years
  • Exchange: NYSE Arca
  • Ticker: TLT
  • Expense Ratio: 0.15%
  • ETF Page[3]

Top Holdings

% of Fund Name Coupon Maturity Ratings (Moody\'s/S&P)
17.68% TREASURY BOND 4.25 5/15/2039 TSY /TSY
11.89% TREASURY BOND 4.50 2/15/2036 TSY /TSY
10.82% TREASURY BOND 3.50 2/15/2039 TSY /TSY
10.63% TREASURY BOND 4.50 5/15/2038 TSY /TSY
9.15% TREASURY BOND 4.50 8/15/2039 TSY /TSY
8.55% TREASURY BOND 6.25 5/15/2030 TSY /TSY
7.76% TREASURY BOND 5.38 2/15/2031 TSY /TSY
7.68% TREASURY BOND 5.00 5/15/2037 TSY /TSY
7.51% TREASURY BOND 4.38 2/15/2038 TSY /TSY
7.04% TREASURY BOND 4.75 2/15/2037 TSY /TSY


As of 10/19/2009

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ETF Name ETF Name Fund Manager
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares ETFs
Ameristock/Ryan 1 Year Treasury ETF (GKA)Ameristock/Ryan 1 Year Treasury ETF (GKA)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 10 Year Treasury ETF (GKD)Ameristock/Ryan 10 Year Treasury ETF (GKD)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 2 Year Treasury ETF (GKB)Ameristock/Ryan 2 Year Treasury ETF (GKB)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 20 Year Treasury ETF (GKE)Ameristock/Ryan 20 Year Treasury ETF (GKE)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 5 Year Treasury ETF (GKC)Ameristock/Ryan 5 Year Treasury ETF (GKC)Ameristock Funds
Ext Duration Treasury ETF (EDV)Ext Duration Treasury ETF (EDV)Vanguard Group Inc
iShares Lehman 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY)iShares Lehman 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY)iShares
iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)iShares
iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)iShares
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares ETF
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (PST)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (PST)ProShares ETF


References

  1. IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)
  2. iShares ETF
  3. IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)
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