iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fund ETFFund
- Change -0.07 (-0.1%)
- Volume 0.16 M
1:38 PM EDT Apr 29, 2016
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- Assets $11,038.3M
- Expense Ratio 0.20%
- Yield 1.26%
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US Fixed Income ETF
iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated investment-grade corporate sovereign supranational local authority and non-U.S. agency bonds with remaining maturities between one and three years.
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06-22-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
While many anticipate a rising rate environment ahead, investors should not forgo fixed-income assets and bond exchange traded funds in a diversified portfolio. "We are in a potential rising-interest-rate environment, and initially this will have a negative impact on bond and ...
01-06-2015 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Due to ongoing uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's interest rate outlook, fixed-income investors should stick to short-term bond exchange traded funds. Because of the potential volatility, "investors should be flexible and consider more liquid securities. Fixed income with ...
07-03-2014 11:24 AM by Todd Shriber
Ten-year Treasury yields have fallen 12% this year, sending billions of dollars into fixed income exchange trade funds. Much of that has been institutional money. However, 10-year yields are up 3.7% in the past month and investors have pulled over $1.3 billion from the iShares...
04-25-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
In a low interest rate environment, bond investors often face some unattractive choices: Take on higher credit risk or deal with the lower yields on higher grade bonds. The new iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF (NYSEArca: BYLD) aims to solve that conundrum. BYLD uses a fund of ...
03-31-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
After sinking billions of dollars into exchange traded funds holding U.S. Treasuries in January and February, investors are having second thoughts. Early this month, Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx Group, a global brokerage company based in New York, said ...
03-01-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Another week and month are in the books for U.S. stocks with February being kind to the bull. February was a strong month for U.S. stocks as the S&P 500 bounced back from a glum January to gain 6.7% in the second month of the year. While February was a bounce back month fo...
02-25-2014 12:51 PM by Tom Lydon
After being punished by soaring Treasury yields in 2013, some bond exchange traded funds are the toast of the town in 2014. Last month, investors pulled nearly $10 billion from exchange traded products after ETF inflows reached a record last year, topping $200 billion for the ...
02-25-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Last year's jump in 10-year Treasury yields spooked investors out of longer-dated bond exchange traded funds with the residual effect being substantial inflows to short-duration funds this year. "It is of little surprise to see that among the most popular products in February ...
12-26-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The Federal Reserve gave financial markets an early holiday treat, so to speak, by making official plans to begin tapering its quantitative easing program in January. The Fed will trim its $85 billion-per-month in bond buying to $75 billion with reductions coming in equal part...
12-11-2013 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
High-grade corporate bond exchange traded funds were slammed earlier this year as interest rates climbed amid speculation the Federal Reserve was close to tapering its quantitative easing program. The Fed's tapering timeout would not only serve to steady popular ETFs such as t...
08-05-2013 04:45 PM by Tom Lydon
As interest rates inch up, bond exchange traded fund investors have to find a delicate balance between rate risk and portfolio diversification. After yields on benchmark 10-year Treasuries rose a full percentage point to 2.7% from May to July, long-maturity bond funds tracked ...
06-15-2013 07:11 AM by Tom Lydon
As we scramble to put enough away for life after work, most Americans have not amassed enough to live comfortably in their Golden years, but exchange traded funds can help investors realize their goal. "We're facing a crisis right now, and it's going to get worse," Alicia Munn...
04-18-2013 03:31 PM by Matt Tucker -- iShares Head of Fixed Income Strategy
In an earlier post I examined the mysterious rise in interest rates that we have seen in the first quarter the past few years.† Each year we've seen rates creep higher from January to March, and each year rates have ended December lower than where they started out earlier in the ...
04-12-2012 12:00 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
We have spent a great deal of time in recent weeks speaking about U.S. Treasury related ETFs but today we switch focus to Corporate Bond products. Specifically, SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corporate Bond (NYSEArca: SCPB) has accumulated significant asset flows in recent s...
03-28-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Treasury prices are falling and yields are rising, but exchange traded fund investors can mitigate the hit in their bonds all0cations if they move down to short-end of the yield curve. Interest rates at various points on the yield curve are hovering around their historic lows,...
11-08-2011 03:47 PM by Tom Lydon
Temping yields and improved balance sheets at large U.S. companies are among the reasons why some financial advisors are favoring exchange traded funds that invest in investment grade corporate bonds. Paltry yields on offer in Treasury bonds are another factor. An uncertain gl...
06-29-2011 03:40 PM by Tom Lydon
One of the key lessons of the credit crisis and the subprime-mortgage meltdown was that investors can unknowingly add huge risks to their portfolios when digging for just a little extra yield. ETF sponsors are launching products sporting higher payouts or tracking exotic asset...
01-06-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's a brand-new year, which means a host of brand-new, hot-off-the-presses economic predictions. Byron Wien, who seemed awfully prescient with his 2009 predictions, is out with another 10 for the coming year. Byron Wien, chief investment strategist at Pequot Capital Manageme...