TBT - Proshares Ultra Short 20 year treasury
Interest rates were "supposed" to rise last October with the start of Fed tapering. Many people poured money into bond short funds, which rise when interest rates rise (and bonds drop). Those folks are looking at some significant losses, especially if in a leveraged type of ETF.....
So now my question....with bonds once again hitting 7 month highs / yields hitting 7 month lows, is it NOW time to start accumulating the short bond funds / leveraged short bond funds ?
I am tempted...hitting 52 week lows...5 year chart is a downward ski slope...and seems to been at the bottom for quite some time. A decent longer term investment?
I run a 75/25 equities to bond ratio -- but have been in cash instead of bonds due to the terrrible bond yield. Thinking to take a portion of that 25% cash and putting it into TBT ...