Be Careful When Reaching for Yield with ETFs | Page 2 of 2 | ETF Trends

In stock ETFs, dividend-paying strategies and sectors have been very popular. Some investors frustrated with measly bond yields are moving into these “defensive” stock ETFs. However, they introduce equity risks into a portfolio, and stocks are more volatile than bonds, generally.

SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: JNK)

Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own JNK.