It is Not Just About Coupons: How to Think About Bonds and Total Return

It is no secret that fixed income has been going through unusual times. Investors seeking to capitalize on opportunities and avoid obstacles need to have a robust understanding of the fixed income outlook for 2024.

Join SS&C ALPS Advisors, VettaFi, and Gibson Smith of Smith Capital Investors for a detailed look at the state of fixed income going into the new year.

February 15, 2024
8:30a PT | 11:30a ET
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Topics covered will include:

  • How 2024 will differ from 2023 in the fixed income space.
  • How Smith Capital Investors is approaching the Fed and the Yield Curve.
  • How to think about bonds and total return and why it's about more than just coupons.


Paul Baiocchi, CFA*

Chief ETF Strategist
SS&C ALPS Advisors

Gibson Smith*

Portfolio Manager, Founder
Smith Capital Investors

Todd Rosenbluth

Head of Research

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Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemable.

All investments are subject to risks, including the loss of money and the possible loss of the entire principal amount invested. Additional information regarding the risks of this investment is available in the prospectus.

The ALPS | Smith Core Plus Bond ETF is new and has limited operating history.

* Gibson Smith and Paul Baiocchi are Registered Representatives of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc. and Smith Capital Investors, LLC, registered investment advisers with the SEC, are the investment adviser and sub-adviser to the ALPS | Smith Core Plus Bond ETF, respectively. ALPS Advisors, Inc., ALPS Distributors, Inc. and ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., affiliated entities, are unaffiliated with Smith Capital Investors, LLC.

ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. is the distributor for the ALPS | Smith Core Plus Bond ETF.

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