20 Hot Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs-More investors are dabbling in tactical or alternative fixed-income options in anticipation of a rising interest rate environment or overweighting equities all together. Intermediate-term bonds and the related exchange traded
ETF Investors May Be Shifting to Rally Mode-Despite Thursday's pullback, exchange traded fund flows suggest investors are in a risk-on rally mode as ETFs that track safe-haven assets have been experiencing redemptions. The equities market have been
Where ETF Investors Have Been Stashed Away in February-ETF industry continued to accumulate assets in February Global exchange traded products, which include both ETFs and exchange traded notes, gathered $9.4 billion Garnering investors' attention over February, ETFs that
Bond ETF Investors Dive Back Into Risk-As equities markets bounce back and oil prices edge higher from a 13-year low, the rising risk-on sentiment has brought fixed-income investors back to the high-yield bond exchange traded funds.
Investors Can’t Get Enough of Treasury Bonds, ETFs-Exchange traded funds that track U.S. Treasuries have attracted inflows for 10 consecutive weeks, the longest period in almost five years, as global volatility and economic uncertainty fueled safe-haven demand.
BlackRock to Move Four iShares Bond ETFs-BlackRock's (NYSE: BLK) iShares unit, the world's largest issuer of exchange traded funds, and Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) said Friday four iShares fixed income ETFs will transition to Interactive Data
The Trickiness of ETF Diversification-According to Barry Ritholtz of Ritholtz Wealth Management, a frequent contributor to CNBC as well as Bloomberg, “the beauty of diversification is that it’s about as close as you can
Corporate Bond ETFs Enjoy Best Month Ever-After the Federal Reserve stated it was standing pat for the time being in and riskier assets began to rally off the recent selling, U.S. corporate bond exchange traded funds
Where Some of BOND’s Cash is Heading-In news that is far from surprising, the PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSEArca: BOND) is losing assets in the wake of Bill Gross’ departure, announced last week, from PIMCO, the
ETF Building Blocks for a Core Bond Portfolio-Still reverberating in the fixed income world is last Friday’s news that Bill Gross has departed PIMCO, the bond house he founded, for Janus Capital (NYSE: JNS). Not surprisingly, the
Renewed Demand for Treasuries Props Up Bond ETFs-U.S. banks are hoarding Treasuries in response to new liquidity rules, bolstering Treasury bonds and related exchange traded funds. Year-to-date, the iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEArca: IEI) rose
Muni ETFs Stand Out in Fixed-Income Space-In the fixed-income market, investors may find that municipal bonds and related exchange traded funds are a more attractive play than Treasuries or corporate debt. "Overall, municipal bonds maintain their
ETFs for the end of ZIRP-Given the trajectory of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve may hike rates sooner than anticipated, strengthening U.S. dollar exchange traded funds but weighing on short-term Treasury bonds and gold.
Attractive Alternative Treasury ETFs-Treasury yields are beginning to tick higher after the bout of volatility sent investors to safety. While rates haven't surged, Treasury bond exchange traded fund investors should prepare for a
Treasury ETF Bull Roars Back-U.S. Treasuries tumbled earlier this year after the market predicted an imminent change to Federal Reserve policy. However, investors are taking a second look at bond exchange traded funds as
High-Yield Bond ETFs and Rising Rates-High-yield, speculative grade, junk bond exchange traded funds hold up against other fixed-income assets in a rising interest rate environment. The iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond (NYSEArca: HYG) gained
Bond ETFs and Rising Interest Rates-As Treasury yields begin to rise, bond exchange traded fund investors are thinking about positioning ahead of rising rates after a three decade long bull rally in government debt. However,
ETF Chart of the Day: Absolute Returns-Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSEArca: GTAA) launched nearly one year ago, and the exchange traded fund has attracted approximately $164 million in assets under management since inception. Issued by AdvisorShares,
Ratings Cut Doesn’t Dent Treasury ETFs-Treasury exchange traded funds jumped Monday even though Standard & Poor's downgraded its credit rating on U.S. government bonds. The S&P downgrade and lingering worries over Europe's debt quagmire had
ETFs Flat Ahead of Fed Minutes-Stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) turned south in early trading as the markets awaited details about the Federal Reserve's meeting in September. The markets were also concerned about reports
Bond ETFs: 7 Ways to Pick the Right One-Bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) are alive and well. Proof? Billions of dollars have poured into them so far this year. With the many bond options available, an investor may
Bond ETFs: Beware of a Bubble-Shaken by the financial debacle of 2008, jumpy investors turned to bonds and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) to safeguard what was left of their wealth. The problem with this
Bond ETFs: Good Times Coming to an End?-The bond and bond-related exchange traded fund (ETF) markets have experienced quite a year, but the good times may soon come to an end. The specter of inflation and likely
What Inflation Fears Mean for Treasury ETFs-Now, is it going to be deflation or inflation? That's the million-dollar question. We have been hearing about the ongoing debate and we should have a exchange traded fund (ETF)