Yields on China Junk Bonds Dipping While US Rising 2

As such, investors could take advantage of junk bond ETFs like the Vanguard Interm-Term Corp Bd ETF (NASDAQ: JNK) and SPDR Blmbg BarclaysST HY Bd ETF (NYSEArca: SJNK). Based on Yahoo! Finance numbers, JNK is up 3.26% the past three year and SJNK is up 1.20% year-to-date.

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JNK seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index, which is designed to measure the performance of publicly issued U.S. dollar denominated high yield corporate bonds with above-average liquidity.

SJNK seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield 350mn Cash Pay 0-5 Yr 2% Capped Index. SJNK invests its total assets in the securities comprising the index, which is designed to measure the performance of short-term publicly issued U.S. dollar-denominated high yield corporate bonds.

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