10.05.2024 Upcoming Corporate Actions

Аватар на автора


Capitalising on a Shift in Federal Reserve Policy

Your capital is at risk if you invest. You could lose all your investment. Please see the full risk warning here.

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. These bonds are issued by the U.S. government to fund its long-term borrowing needs. The index also includes fixed-rate bonds, inflation-protected securities (TIPS), and Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal Securities (STRIPS).

The fund reflects and has inverse relationship with long-dated U.S. interest rates; therefore, it rises when rates fall and declines when rates increase. The ETF pays a monthly dividend, which was last paid on the 7 th of June 2023 amounting to $0.273. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. TLT is highly liquid, it has $39.35 billion in assets under management and trades an average of 23.82 million shares daily, charging a 0.15% expense ratio.

As an ETF, TLT allows investors to gain exposure to a diversified portfolio of long-term Treasury bonds by purchasing shares on a stock exchange. The fund seeks to provide investors with returns that correspond to the performance of the underlying index, minus fees and expenses.

While the Fed may potentially implement one or two more rate hikes by year-end, if there is not significant deterioration in economic data, we are nearing the peak of interest rates, and a shift in Federal Reserve policy is coming. Investing in TLT can be advantageous for several reasons:

Price appreciation: When interest rates decline, the value of U.S. Treasury bonds held by TLT, tends to rise.

Income generation: TLT primarily invests in long-term U.S. Treasury bonds, which generally offer higher yields than shorter-term bonds.

Safe-haven investment: U.S. Treasury bonds are considered safe-haven assets, especially during uncertain economic conditions or periods of market volatility.

It’s important to note that investing in TLT, like any investment, involves risks. If interest rates rise instead of falling, the value of TLT and its bond holdings may decline.

A picture containing text, plot, line, screenshot

Description automatically generated

Source: TradingView

TLT had a rough 2022, dropping 40% from a high of $155.12 to a low of $91.85 as the Federal Reserve aggressively increased the short-term fed funds rate last year, and quantitative tightening pushed interest rates higher further out.

It appears TLT have bottomed at $91.85 in October 2022 as the price behaviour over the past seven months shows a number of positive developments. In December 2022 the Relative Strength Index indicator moved into a bull market range which suggests that the prior down trend is likely to reverse course soon.

The sequence of lower lows and lower highs has been broken for the first time since December 2021 showing that the buyers are stepping in. A clear trading range has been established since the onset of the year with the price fluctuating between $98.88 and $109.68. A subsequent break above resistance of $109.68 appears to be highly likely given the improvement in the momentum conditions which will confirm that a new bull market has started. The potential upside price target based on the breakout is in the $120.00 – $125.00 range.

Bond exchange-traded products (ETPs) offer investors diversification, accessibility, transparency, income generation, liquidity, and cost efficiency. These benefits make bond ETPs an attractive option for investors looking to gain exposure to a diversified portfolio of bonds while enjoying the advantages of listed and tradable investment vehicles.

Active traders looking for magnified exposure to iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF may consider our 5x Long 20+ Year Treasury Bond or -5x Short 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETPs.

Websim is the retail division of Intermonte, the primary intermediary of the Italian stock exchange for institutional investors. Leverage Shares often features in its speculative analysis based on macros/fundamentals. However, the information is published in Italian. To provide better information for our non-Italian investors, we bring to you a quick translation of the analysis they present to Italian retail investors. To ensure rapid delivery, text in the charts will not be translated. The views expressed here are of Websim. Leverage Shares in no way endorses these views. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment, please seek financial advice. View the original at

Your capital is at risk if you invest. You could lose all your investment. Please see the full risk warning here.

Share this:

Related Products:

Related Products:

Related Articles

Market conditions prime SVLT for outperformance against the Nasdaq-100
Market conditions prime SVLT for outperformance against the Nasdaq-100
Market conditions prime SVLT for outperformance against the Nasdaq-100

Required Information

Upcoming Webinar

Technical Analysis Strategies for Successful Trading

by Violeta Todorova

3.00 PM GTM+1

Welcome to Leverage Shares

Terms and Conditions


If you are not classified as an institutional investor, you will be categorised as a private/retail investor. At this time, we cannot send communications directly to private/retail investors. You are welcome to view the contents of this website.

If you are an ‘Institutional investor’, you affirm either that you are a Per Se Professional Client, or that you wish to be treated as an Eligible Counterparty Client, both as defined under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or an equivalent in a jurisdiction outside the European Economic Area.

Risk Warnings

The value of an investment in ETPs may go down as well as up and past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Trading in ETPs may not be suitable for all types of investor as they carry a high degree of risk. You may lose all of your initial investment. Only speculate with money you can afford to lose. Changes in exchange rates may also cause your investment to go up or down in value. Tax laws may be subject to change. Please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. If in any doubt, please seek independent financial advice. Investors should refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the relevant prospectus for further details of these and other risks associated with an investment in the securities offered by the Issuer.

This website is provided for your general information only and does not constitute investment advice or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any investment.

Nothing on this website is advice on the merits of any product or investment, nothing constitutes investment, legal, tax or any other advice nor is it to be relied on in making an investment decision. Prospective investors should obtain independent investment advice and inform themselves as to applicable legal requirements, exchange control regulations and taxes in their jurisdiction.

This website complies with the regulatory requirements of the United Kingdom. There may be laws in your country of nationality or residence or in the country from which you access this website which restrict the extent to which the website may be made available to you.

United States Visitors

The information provided on this site is not directed to any United States person or any person in the United States, any state thereof, or any of its territories or possessions.

Persons accessing this website in the European Economic Area

Access to this site is restricted to Non-U.S. Persons outside the United States within the meaning of Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). Each person accessing this site, by so doing, acknowledges that: (1) it is not a U.S. person (within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act) and is located outside the U.S. (within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act); and (2) any securities described herein (A) have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction and (B) may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred except to persons outside the U.S. in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act pursuant to the terms of such securities. None of the funds on this website are registered under the United States Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act”).

Exclusion of Liability

Certain documents made available on the website have been prepared and issued by persons other than Leverage Shares Management Company. This includes any Prospectus document. Leverage Shares Management Company is not responsible in any way for the content of any such document. Except in those cases, the information on the website has been given in good faith and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. Nevertheless, Leverage Shares Management Company shall not be responsible for loss occasioned as a result of reliance placed on any part of the website and it makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of any information or content on the website. The description of any ETP Security referred to in this website is a general one. The terms and conditions applicable to investors will be set out in the Prospectus, available on the website and should be read prior to making any investment.

Leverage Investment

Leverage Shares exchange-traded products (ETPs) provide leveraged exposure and are only suitable for experienced investors with knowledge of the risks and potential benefits of leveraged investment strategies.


Leverage Shares Management Company may collect data about your computer, including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and other similar purposes (click here for more information). These are statistical data about users’ browsing actions and patterns, and they do not identify any individual user of the website. This is achieved by the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is put on your computer if you agree to accept it. By clicking ‘I agree’ below, you are consenting to the use of cookies as described here. These cookies allow you to be distinguished from other users of the website, which helps Leverage Shares Company provide you with a better experience when you browse the website and also allows the website to be improved from time to time. Please note that you can adjust your browser settings to delete or block cookies, but you may not be able to access parts of our website without them.

This website is maintained by Leverage Shares Management Company, which is a limited liability company and is incorporated in Ireland with registered offices at 2 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2. 

By clicking you agree to the Terms and Conditions displayed.