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  • PIMCO Steps Into the ETF Fee War
    In a rare occurrence, PIMCO cut the expense ratio on one of its actively managed exchange traded funds, revealing the stiff competition in the ETF space, even for an established …
  • Build America Bond ETFs Susceptible to Rate Risk
    Build America Bonds and related exchange traded funds provide attractive yields and have outperformed other tax-exempt municipal bonds. However, these debt securities face greater risks in a rising rate environment. …
  • PIMCO to Shutter Four ETFs, Add Three New Funds
    PIMCO, the eleventh-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said four of its ETFs will be closed in September, but the asset manager plans to add three new actively managed …
  • Scarcity Issues Surround Build America Bond ETFs
    As Treasury yields have risen this year, long duration Build America Bonds and the exchange traded funds that hold those bonds have come under pressure. Still, these ETFs remain fairly …
  • Rising Rates, Sequestration Hit Build America Bond ETFs
    It is not just U.S. junk bonds or emerging markets sovereign debt that have suffered at the hands of bond bubble chatter. Add Build America Bonds to that list as …
  • The Actively Managed ETF Landscape
    While still only accounting for a fraction of the overall exchange traded fund space, actively managed funds have been quickly attracting new assets. According to AdvisorShares, actively managed U.S.-listed ETFs …
  • Don’t Get Fooled by an ETF’s Name
    Investors should never be fooled into trading an exchange traded fund based solely on its moniker, lest they discover some nasty surprises down the line. While their moniker may give …
  • Pimco Looks to Expand ETF Presence
    Pimco is making waves in the exchange traded fund business with plans to launch an ETF version of Total Return Fund, the huge portfolio overseen by bond whiz Bill Gross. …
  • Could Muni Bonds Be Dragging BAB ETFs?
    The Build America Bond program ended in December, but some think its expiration could be part of what's hurting municipal bond exchange traded funds (ETFs). President Obama recently signed a …
  • Build America Bond ETFs May Get a Second Chance
    The popular Build America Bonds program may get a second chance at life if President Obama's budget passes in its current incarnation. The budget not only calls for the program …
  • Changes May Be In Store for BABS ETFs
    Build America Bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been as well-received as the program itself, but the program's future is now in question. The BABs program was launched in 2009 …
  • Build America Bond ETFs’ Future in Question
    The Build America Bonds project may be discontinued, as Congress decides how to extend the Bush Tax Cuts. The program's expiration raises the question of what will happen to the …
  • PIMCO Launches Two New Bond ETFs
    PIMCO is expanding its footprint in the bond exchange traded fund (ETF) space by launching two new additions to its lineup. The two new funds are: PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate …
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