|Bid||130.27 x 1200|
|Ask||131.25 x 28000|
|Day's Range||130.69 - 131.90|
|52 Week Range||115.42 - 132.20|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||3.86%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.37|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
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.
ETFs aren’t likely going to crash the financial system, but they are making it more efficient, according to research out this week.
While yields on junk bonds are at record lows, speculative-grade debt and high-yield bond ETFs have seen overall maturities shrink, which have caused some to see value in this segment of the fixed-income market.
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.
While yields on junk bonds are at record lows, speculative-grade debt and high-yield bond ETFs have seen overall maturities shrink, which have caused some to see value in this segment of the fixed-income ...
U.S. companies are adding more debt than ever before, but analysts at BofA Global Research see only limited ‘fallen angels’ being created by the next recession from BBB-rated companies losing their coveted investment-grade status.
With global yields at basement lows, investors around the world have been flocking to U.S. corporate bonds to provide them with the yield they’re after. Market experts are predicting only modest gains ...
Summer volatility spurred activity in the bond markets, but BBB bonds, the lowest of investment-grade bonds, is one looming risk that could still linger in 2020 or could it? BBB bonds comprise almost 50% ...
Investors are feeling optimistic about the economy heading into 2020 and it’s translating to gains in corporate bonds that haven’t been seen in the last 10 years or so, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Investors are feeling optimistic about the economy heading into 2020 and it’s translating to gains in corporate bonds that haven’t been seen in the last 10 years or so, according to a Wall Street Journal ...
Investor interest in bond ETFs reached fever pitch during the summer as volatility in equities spurred a demand for safe haven assets. However, low rates have high yield bond seekers looking for ways to earn a higher-than-average return on debt, which they may find in the VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL B).
The bond markets have been sending a tried-and-true recession signal with an inverted yield curve, but that might not be the case in 2020 according to DoubleLine Capital CEO and Wall Street “Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach. While the markets have been sensitive to U.S.-China trade news, Gundlach doesn’t see a trade deal happening in the near time frame, but that also shouldn’t derail the economy and send the U.S. into a recession.
In the most recent FOMC meeting announcement on Dec. 11, the Federal Reserve held interest rates constant following its two-day meeting, and implied that no action is likely next year amid persistently low inflation and solid growth.
The bond markets have been sending a tried-and-true recession signal with an inverted yield curve, but that might not be the case in 2020 according to DoubleLine Capital CEO and Wall Street “Bond King” ...
ANGL seeks to replicate as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the ICE BofAML US Fallen Angel High Yield Index. The index is comprised of below investment grade corporate bonds denominated in U.S. dollars that were rated investment grade at the time of issuance. ANGL essentially focuses on debt that has fallen out of investment-grade favor and is now repurposed for high yield returns with the downgraded-to-junk status.
It looks like the government of India is set to debut its first bond exchange-traded fund (ETF), which will be launched by investment firm Edelweiss Asset Management. The ETF will come in two flavors—one with a 3-year note and the other a 10.
The search for yield is certainly a global phenomenon given the low rates offered in government debt around the world. It opens the doors for ESG funds to shine by offering high yield bond options as in the case of BlackRock’s iShares € High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF (EHYD) and the iShares $ High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF (DHYD). The concept married high yield with the growing ESG space that is starting to gain more traction in the capital markets worldwide.
Stocks had another big month in what is shaping up to be a big year for investors, with the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY) gaining another 3.8% in November. With one month to go in the year, investors need to decide whether to cash out of their 2019 gains, with the market up more than 25%, or ride out the rally into the close of the year.