|Bid||35.84 x 100|
|Ask||35.88 x 100|
|Day's Range||36.12 - 36.33|
|52 Week Range||35.35 - 37.46|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.40%|
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss Bank of America Merrill Lynch's newly released Global Fund Manager Survey for January.
The Fed will be announcing its latest monetary policy decision today at 2:00 pm Eastern, followed by Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s final press conference. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Rick Newman break down some of the expectations of the Fed.
The SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: JNK), the second-largest high-yield corporate bond exchange traded fund by assets, is attracting some bearish bets. Bond investors have been dumping their ...
Recent turbulence in equities made its way to the corporate bond space. Last week, spreads on the Morningstar Corporate Bond Index, an investment-grade corporate bond gauge, and the BofA Merrill Lynch ...
Much of that volatility has been driven by the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) and traders trying to cover their short volatility exposure. Mercifully, it looks like a lot of the volatility in the volatility market should start to decrease as we get further into the week.
As has been widely documented, high-yield corporate bond ETFs have been getting pounded in recent sessions as stocks slide. Over the past week, the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: ...
Unlike the stock market, which has been rocked by episodes of volatility, the corporate credit market has been mostly insulated. "With potentially 'me-too' strategies still out there, not mention concerns how these shocks impacted [commodity trading advisors] and risk-parity funds, it might be too early to say the coast is clear," he adds in a research note. The muted rise in spreads in credit-default swaps for indexes covering investment-grade and high-yield contrasted with the jump in the VIX, the CBOE volatility index for the S&P 500, Goncalves says.
Growing anxious over the rising U.S. borrowing costs, fixed-income investors have been dumping speculative-grade or junk bond ETFs. Over the past week, the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF ...
The cornerstone of asset allocation has been that bonds offer a buffer to stocks when they tumble. Two quant strategists took a closer look at where investors may want to seek cover: Pavilion Global Market’s quantitative macro analyst Antoine Naly says bonds have not always acted as a buffer for stock meltdowns. Going back to the 19 century, Naly says correlations between bond and equity returns sometimes turn positive—and for long periods of time too, when inflation rates were rising like in the 1970s. While Naly says we are a long ways off from those rates, there is evidence to suggest we are moving toward a more inflationary period, at least on a cyclical basis.
This article was originally published on ETF Trends.com. U.S. corporate bond ETFs are suffering from near-historic outflows over the past few weeks. For instance, over the past week, the iShares iBoxx ...
The global ETF market now boasts more than $4.5 trillion in assets, and a large part of the appeal has been driven by dirt-cheap fees. But many of these fund’s fees are cheap for a reason...
This week’s economic calendar starts off with a whisper and ends with a bang—particularly for those looking closely at inflation and the follow-through impact on monetary policy. On Wednesday the all-important Atlanta Fed Business Inflation Expectations report is released. What is on the horizon that could threaten the equity market rally?
Emerging market corporate bonds are offering the least yield to bond-buyers since 2007. Here’s why demand is so hot.
There have been no down months since President Trump was elected. In the end, the Dow Jones gained 0.6%, the S&P 500 gained 0.6%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% and the Russell 2000 gained 1.2%. The Nasdaq crossed above the 7,000 level for the first time.
It’s one of the biggest worries I hear from investors who hold bonds: what’s going to happen to my portfolio when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates?
While the tax-cut legislation has been a boon to the stock market, a third of the more-leveraged companies are at risk of seeing profits decline based on what congressional Republicans do.
I’ve been getting a lot of emails from readers worried about how closed-end funds (CEFs)—especially bond-oriented closed-end funds—will perform next year, when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates.