|Bid||121.700 x 2400|
|Ask||121.710 x 2400|
|Day's Range||121.495 - 121.739|
|52 Week Range||115.550 - 121.810|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
For much of this year, income-starved investors embraced investment-grade corporate bond exchange traded funds as part of their efforts to generate more income and add yield to their bond portfolios. Enthusiasm ...
Data suggest fixed income investors are ditching corporate bond exchange traded funds, including the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: LQD), in favor short-dated Treasury ETFs. ...
A few days before the US Senate approved its own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 137 economists signed an open letter supporting the proposed bill.
The proposed US tax reform bill, or the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, received approval from the US Senate on December 2. There was a vote of 51-49 in the Senate.
One of the impacts of the proposed tax-reform legislation, now headed to a conference committee to work out differences between the versions passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, would be to reduce incentives for corporations to borrow. As Tuesday's Wall Street Journal reports (subscription required), provisions of both measures would lower the statutory corporate tax rate, to 20% from 35%, and would curb the deductibility of interest expenses for nonfinancial corporations. The result should be reduced inducements for corporate borrowing in the bond market.
The FOMC staff review indicated that domestic financial asset prices between meetings reacted to lower accommodation from the US Federal Reserve.
The ETF fee war continues apace, but by now average industry costs have come down so much that fund sponsors, rather than touting how little they charge compared with their rivals, are encouraging investors ...
Green bonds carry the same risk-return profile as conventional bonds. However, these bonds fund projects focused on energy efficiency, clean water, transportation, biodiversity, and sustainable waste management....
Most equity-based exchange traded funds components are weighed by market capitalization, meaning the largest company in the fund's underlying index takes on the biggest weight in the ETF. For example, ...
A gauge of investor demand for betting against credit defaults have fallen to postcrisis tights as modest economic growth and gradual monetary tightening have fostered a benign environment for investment-grade ...
Yield-starved investors remain enthusiastic about iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: LQD) and other investment-grade corporate bond ETFs. Fueling the increased demand for debt ...
Hidden danger: the longer duration in the popular bond indices and a flatter yield curve make the bond market a riskier bet today than in the past.
Investors continue to shovel money into corporate bonds, squeezing the yield earned over Treasury bonds to fresh multi-year lows. The voracious buying of corporate bond funds has coincided with the latest ...
Exchange-traded funds, which have hit record after record in terms of assets and adoption in 2017, can add another milestone to the list.
Fully 81% of global fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch this month said corporate-bond markets are “overvalued.” That’s the highest level in 11 months.
BlackRock's iShares has expanded its line of corporate debt ETFs to help fixed-income investors better manage their yield curve exposure in a rising rate environment ahead. The recently launched iShares ...
After three weeks of continuous falls, US bond yields rose in the week of September 10. The benchmark ten-year US Treasury yield (BSV) rose by 10 basis points to 2.20% but remains far from the December ...
While many have been focused on the ongoing rally in the equities market, the month of August showed that risks can often suddenly strike and destabilize a market, so investors should still keep a handle ...
Snap is reporting earnings after the close on Wednesday. The stock has had a rough time since going public in March. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre discuss what will investors be looking for in today’s earnings, and what can Snap do to turn itself around.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the current rally in stocks and what to expect this week in the markets.
Alan Valdes, Director of Floor Operations at Silverbear Capital, joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss why US stocks are off today.
Alan Valdes, Director of Floor Operations at Silverbear Capital, joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest economic data, including the Philadelphia Fed Survey, which came in high above expectations.