IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

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Clusterstock  Jun 18  Comment 
The FOMC just announced that it will continue tapering its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is expected to hold a 2:30 press conference following the announcement.  Along with its latest monetary...
Market Intelligence Center  May 30  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) that should provide a 2.66% return in just 204 days. Buy one...
Forbes  May 29  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), where 2,200,000 units were destroyed, or a 6% decrease week over...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Recap The week ended on a bullish note. All markets were in the green. Impressively the markets rose in the face of a falling TNX and rising TLT. For the past few weeks, this situation in the TNX and TLT would have caused a market sell...
FX Street  May 20  Comment 
SPY (Equities) and the TLT (Treasury Bonds) Relationship Gets More Fascinating and More Complicated... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
Clusterstock  May 15  Comment 
DoubleLine Funds' Jeffrey Gundlach warns that we may be on the edge of a big bond market rally that could see yields tanking. "If we go down [more] on Treasury yields, we will see one of the biggest short-covering scrambles of all time," said...
SeekingAlpha  May 9  Comment 
By Anita Dushyanth: Theralase Technologies, Inc. (OTC:TLTFF), headquartered in Ontario, Canada, operates under two divisions; the Therapeutic Laser Technology (TLT) division, which is focused on the development and commercialization of laser-based...
Benzinga  May 1  Comment 
The fear of rising interest rates as the FOMC continues to taper the monthly asset-purchasing program has kept a large number of investors away from bond ETFs. That has been the incorrect strategy as a high number of bond ETFs have been able to...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 21  Comment 
IShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) is an excellent choice for either a diagonal spread or a covered call expiring in Sep. '14 at the $110.00 level according to MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms. A covered call on iShares 20+...
Clusterstock  Apr 4  Comment 
Société Générale economist Brian Jones predicts 275,000 workers were added to nonfarm payrolls in January, well above the 200,000 consensus estimate. Jones doesn't stop at a prediction for how many payrolls were created in January, though....




 
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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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