IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

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Clusterstock  Jan 16  Comment 
Consumer confidence is on fire. The preliminary read on consumer confidence in January came in at 98.2, the highest since 2004. Expectations were for the reading to come in at 94.1, up from the final 93.6 reading in December. The assessment...
Clusterstock  Jan 15  Comment 
Producer prices beat expectations across the board. Producer prices fell by 0.3% in December, a bit less than expected, and when c ompared to last year, prices rose 1.1%, which also beat expectations. "Core" prices, which exclude the more...
Clusterstock  Jan 14  Comment 
We hear a lot about oil, and today copper is in focus, but the biggest story in the market right now is the Long Bond. The US 30-Year Treasury bond — known as the "Long Bond" (technically, all other Treasury bonds are called "notes" for...
Clusterstock  Jan 14  Comment 
Retail sales plummeted in December. Headline retail sales fell 0.9% in December, while "core" sales, which exclude the price of autos and gas, fell 0.3%. Expectations were for sales to fall 0.1% month-on-month, after a 0.7% increase in...
Clusterstock  Jan 13  Comment 
Tuesday has been a great day for the labor market. Small-business optimism is at a new post-crisis high. The NFIB small-business-optimism survey rose to 100.4 in December, the highest reading since October 2006.  Additionally, job openings...
Clusterstock  Jan 9  Comment 
The final jobs report of 2014 has something for everybody.  On Friday, the December jobs report showed that payrolls grew by 252,000 as the unemployment rate fell to 5.6% to close 2014. Both of these numbers were better than expected, as the...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 9  Comment 
IShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) traded between $129.42 and $130.37 before closing at $129.65 Thursday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today according to MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms. The computer...
Clusterstock  Jan 8  Comment 
Initial jobless claims fell slightly last week, to 294,000 from 298,000 the prior week. This report missed expectations, however, with Wall Street expecting claims to total 290,000 last week. Last week's report also missed expectations. The...
Clusterstock  Jan 7  Comment 
ADP's December private payrolls report beat expectations, rising by 241,000. Expectations were for the report to show payrolls grew by 225,000 in December, up from 208,000 in November. November's report was also revised up to show payrolls...
Clusterstock  Jan 2  Comment 
It is a lackluster start to the year for the stock market. In morning trade on Friday, stocks gave up all of their earlier gains and had turned negative. Near 11:15 am ET, the Dow was down 48 points, the S&P 500 was down 9 points, and the...




 
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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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