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Check Your Duration Risk as Inflation Reaches New Four-Decade High
13 July 2022
Inflation in the U.S. reached 9.1% in June, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending November 1981, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Consumer Price Index for All Ur...
Diversify Income and Get More Yield With Mortgage-Backed Securities
7 February 2022
With inflation continuing to rise in concert with yields, the fixed income environment gets even more challenging. However, there are ways for investors to get yield, such as through mortgage-backed s...
Target Duration Exposure to Mortgage-Backed Securities With This ETF
14 September 2021
Investing in mortgage-backed securities doesn't mean that investors have to stay locked in on one fund for years, thanks to targeted duration options like the FlexShares Disciplined Duration MBS Index...
As Fed Looks to Taper Mortgage Purchases, Get Targeted Duration With “MBSD”
28 July 2021
It's difficult to price uncertainty into an exchange-traded fund (ETF) product, but with interest rates at the whim of the Federal Reserve, it helps to get targeted duration with the FlexShares Discip...
FlexShares to Transfer Exchange Listing of ETF to NYSE Arca
13 August 2020
Northern Trust’s FlexShares® Exchange Traded Funds today announced plans to transfer the exchange listing of the FlexShares Disciplined Duration MBS Index Fund (MBSD) from Nasdaq to NYSE Arca effectiv...
The Reopening Killed The V-Shaped Recovery
29 June 2020
This is a weekly series focused on analyzing the previous week’s economic data releases. The objective is to concentrate on leading indicators of economic activ
Mortgage forbearance won't be credit event for MBS investors, JPM says
30 March 2020
Even with the forbearance to homeowners that's included in coronavirus-related legislation, the explicit Ginnie Mae wrap and GSEs' line of credit at the U.S. Treasury will protect the timely payment o
KBW sees mortgage payment moratorium neutral to agency MBS investors
23 March 2020
Keefe Bruyette & Woods analyst Bose George suggests a mortgage payment moratorium to deal with a potentially massive spike in delinquencies as workers lose jobs and fall behind on mortgage payment
Mortgage Market: With A Little Help From The Fed
22 March 2020
The significant turmoil seen in financial markets over the past couple of weeks has led some investors to use the U.S. mortgage market as a source of liquidity,