|Bid||91.57 x 900|
|Ask||91.58 x 900|
|Day's Range||91.55 - 91.57|
|52 Week Range||91.37 - 91.62|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.01|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.14%|
2018 was not a particularly good year for any type of investor, but 2019 is setting up to be a good one for income seekers. This fund has very little volatility (cash substitutes shouldn't) and it has an indicated yield of about 2.1%. While we aren't going to satisfy all our income needs with these assets, it allows us to be a little more conservative as a whole without giving up much income on the portfolio level -- which is exactly what we want in our income portfolio.
With the bear having clawed out a huge piece of stock market profits lately, investors have been pouring money into short-term bond ETFs.
December 2018 is on track to be the best December for developed markets bonds in seven years and investors are responding by pouring into fixed income exchange traded funds. Ahead of Wednesday’s interest ...
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged over 600 points on Thursday, it was a bond bonanza in the fixed-income space as fears of a global economic slowdown permeated the capital markets. The shift ...
As chances of a Fed rate hike in December are pretty high and can cause some turmoil in the markets, these ETF areas could provide cushion to investors.
Rising interest rates coupled with concerns about deteriorating credit quality in the corporate bond market are among the factors prompting investors to continue embracing short-term bond exchange traded ...
Amid fears of rising Treasury yields, some investors pulled money from fixed income funds for the week ended Nov. 1, but some exchange traded funds focusing on bonds managed to see healthy inflows. “Investors ...
Elevated equity market volatility in October had investors seeking refuge in short-term Treasuries and the related exchange traded funds, including the SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill (BIL) . BIL tracks the Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month U.S. Treasury Bill Index and “seeks to provide exposure to zero coupon U.S. Treasury securities that have a remaining maturity of 1-3 months,” according to State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). “The SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF, ticker BIL, had the largest inflow since 2011 on Monday, with $581 million coming in.
As interest rates weigh on the fixed-income market and equities pulled back, investors have looked to short-duration bond ETFs to weather the storm. For example, the SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill (NYSEArca: ...
Investors are flocking to the short-end of the bond market as money managers declare it one of the safest places to shield themselves from the Fed’s rate increases and geopolitical jitters roiling markets
With volatility spiking and the markets being thrown into chaos, investors have turned to ETFs as one of their go-to tools to access the markets. For example, on Tuesday when U.S. Markets were down 3.8% and the CBOE Volatility Index or VIX jumped to a 23 reading from 16, 35% of the total notional market value was attributed to ETF exchanging hands, according to Deutsche Bank data. Furthermore, looking at the outflows in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corp Bd ETF (HYG) , SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) , iShares Core US Aggregate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: AGG) and iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) with a combined excess of over $7 billion, it is worth mentioning that there are dozens of ETFs that are built as an alternative to simply holding cash.
Money market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are a necessary part of many investors' portfolios because they can provide safety and preservation of capital in a turbulent market. While money market ETFs invest the majority of their funds in either cash equivalents or highly rated securities with very short-term maturities, some may invest a portion of their assets in longer-term or lower-rated securities. Although all investments pose some risks, the following money market ETFs are relatively safe option for investors: the iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF ( SHV), the iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF ( NEAR), the SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF ( BIL) and the Invesco Ultra Short Duration ETF ( GSY).
With interest rates rising, some fixed income investors are seeking refuge with ultra-short term Treasury exchange traded funds. Popular destinations on that front include the SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill (BIL) and the Goldman Sachs Treasury Access 0-1 Year ETF (NYSEArca: GBIL) . GBIL, which is two years old, looks to reflect the performance of the Citi US Treasury 0-1 Year Composite Select Index, which is comprised of U.S. Treasury Obligations with a maximum remaining maturity of 12 months.
IShares Floating Rate Bond ETF FLOT is a solid option for investors worried about rising interest rates and credit risk. This low-fee fund invests in investment-grade corporate bonds whose interest payments grow as rates rise. The fund tracks the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Floating Rate Note
Investors piled into fixed income exchange traded funds last month, focusing on short duration fare such as the iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (SHV) . The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in March and many bond market observers are pricing in as many as four rate hikes this year, prompting investors to embrace funds with lower rate risk. Another $1.7 billion has gone into two similar ETFs from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and State Street,” reports The Wall Street Journal.
As traders turn risk-off in response to escalating trade war tensions, investors have been diving into safety bets like Treasury bonds and related ETFs. A weekly data compilation by Bank of America Merrill ...
The SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill (NYSEArca: BIL), a conservative, cash equivalent exchange traded fund, is luring investors in a big way. “BIL seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and ...