Short-Term Laddered Bond ETF

I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds.

This Thursday, I took a look at the recently launched PowerShares LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate Bond Portfolio (NYSEArca: LDRI). A laddered fixed-income strategy helps provide incremental exposure to debt securities with varying maturity dates as a way to hedge against the potential negative effects of rising interest rates.

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