78 days ago • Posted by William Ramstein

iShares Bond ETF short interest increases past 15% mark

The $46 billion iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) has lost $7.4 billion in six weeks -- its worst-ever stretch of outflows, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Short interest as a percentage of shares outstanding on the $14 billion iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) is at a three-year high. Source: Bloomberg