With the Federal Reserve hinting at its first interest rate hike in almost a decade, investors could adopt alternative fixed-income exchange traded fund strategies to generate yields and hedge rate risks.
On the upcoming webcast, ETF Income Strategies for Today’s Intelligent Advisor, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Bill Chepolis, managing director and co-head of fixed income for North America, Blair Ridley, director and portfolio manager for municipal bonds, Matt Mark, director of ETF sales, along with Sean Clark, chief investment officer of Clark Capital, discuss the current fixed-income market and potential steps to take as the Federal Reserve looks to hike interest rates.
The labor market has been strengthening alongside an improving economy, which has led many to speculate on a September or December Federal Reserve rate hike.
“I think the point of ‘liftoff’ is close,” Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said, according to Reuters.
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