|Bid||95.37 x 1200|
|Ask||95.37 x 1400|
|Day's Range||93.98 - 95.56|
|52 Week Range||83.18 - 110.33|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-14.08%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||-0.08|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.40%|
You would have a hard time convincing someone looking at the major U.S. stock-market benchmarks that it is looking like the end of the cycle. Yet Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, says there are late-cycle indicators in current markets.
The gyrations in Tesla are reminiscent of the tech bubble of the late 1990s and the silver debacle of 1980. Equally troubling: PIK securities are back.
Analysts forecasting inflation have been crying wolf for a decade, leaving bond investors inured to warnings of rising interest rates or an inflation scare. The inflation outlook right now is sanguine, with indicators suggesting only a gradual uptick. Against this backdrop, financial advisors say they have been more focused on helping retirees stretch a little more income out of yield-starved bond portfolios than guarding against fast-rising interest rates.
Junk yields might look good compared with 10-Year Treasuries. But once investors subtract out the possibility of rising losses on defaults and factor in fees, high-yield holdings have a treacherously thin cushion.
The ETF industry continues to attractive billions of dollars in new investor money, and many have turned to fixed-income ETFs this year.
High-yield, junk bonds and related ETFs have grown in popularity in a lower-for-longer rate environment, but the speculative-grade fixed-income market may be flashing early warning signals. Year-to-date, ...
One factor that I believe is propping up equities is ultra-low interest rates, combined with massively high bond prices (remember that bond prices and yields move inversely). explains Matt Kerkhoff, money manager and editor of Sigma Point Capital's Market Analysis.
As some grow wary of risks in the equity market, investors are shifting their attention to corporate bonds and related exchange traded funds. According to Lipper data, investors yanked $46.2 billion from ...
Investment company Park Avenue Institutional Advisers LLC (Current Portfolio) buys SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF, iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Park Avenue Institutional Advisers LLC. Continue reading...
While the Federal Reserve eyes interest rate cuts to prop up the economy, fixed-income investors are looking into speculative-grade, junk bond ETFs for the lower-for-longer yield environment. Among the ...
With more expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates ahead, exchange traded funds that track long-term debt are beginning to pick up steam as investors hunt for attractive income in a lower-for-longer yield environment. Investors and analysts highlighted the worsening projections for growth as a catalyst for the Federal Reserve to its loosening monetary policy outlook instead of tightening it. Sentiment for a rate cut picked up Wednesday and Thursday after the Fed held rates steady but signaled a possible cut in the months ahead to combat the weakening effects of a prolonged trade war.
ETFs have increasingly grown in popularity as many investors utilize the nifty too to quickly weave in and out volatile market conditions. In a recent research note, Deutsche Bank highlighted the huge ...
Mutual funds and ETFs that invest in high-yield bonds yield greater returns than government securities, but with additional and often significant risk.
Many advisors and investors view high-yield corporate bonds and the related exchange traded funds (ETFs) as tactical plays to be used over short- to medium-term time frames, but these funds are strategic ...
Underscoring the rising popularity of fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs), four such funds are among this year’s top 10 asset gatherers. Not far behind those four are some of the major high-yield ...
Many investors may think they are allocating assets tactically, but the old 60% in global equities and 40% in bonds split that was extolled for so many years, may not be as tactical as some investors think. ...
As investors take an overhead view of the global fixed-income landscape, many are taking into account the changing market conditions and adapting to the changes by creating a diversified bond portfolio. Growth has weakened in most major economies and financial conditions have tightened going into 2019 as investors grew increasingly concerned about the end of the post-crisis economic expansion that has extended for a decade. Consequently, investors should expect increased near-term volatility.
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This year, fees have been falling across the exchange traded funds (ETFs) landscape. Junk bond ETFs are getting in on the act. BlackRock, the largest ETF sponsor recently (and quietly) announced a lower ...
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), will enhance its two high-yield bond ETFs–the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: ...