|Bid||110.15 x 42300|
|Ask||110.38 x 1000|
|Day's Range||110.14 - 110.33|
|52 Week Range||104.49 - 110.33|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||0.66%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.10|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.40%|
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.
Inflows largely track the trajectory of interest rates: when rates fall, investors have more incentive to hunt for yield.
DEEP DIVE Gimme Credit, an independent bond research firm, has released a list of high-yield bonds from 10 companies that it says should underperform the broader “junk” market. A list of troubled junk-bond issuers can offer a different take for investors who normally only consider stock-price action and quarterly earnings news.
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 ...
John Magee, who co-authored the book, "Technical Analysis of Stock Trends," a book I often refer to as the Bible of Technical Analysis, used to advocate that to practice technical analysis, you should lock yourself in a room with no windows and no newspapers and just let the charts tell you what to do in the markets. Magee, who passed away nearly 30 years ago, obviously said this before the advent of modern computers and the Internet, when access to news was quite different.
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.