|Bid||109.08 x 1800|
|Ask||109.46 x 800|
|Day's Range||108.92 - 109.18|
|52 Week Range||106.42 - 110.17|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.95|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.25%|
2018 was not a particularly good year for any type of investor, but 2019 is setting up to be a good one for income seekers. This fund has very little volatility (cash substitutes shouldn't) and it has an indicated yield of about 2.1%. While we aren't going to satisfy all our income needs with these assets, it allows us to be a little more conservative as a whole without giving up much income on the portfolio level -- which is exactly what we want in our income portfolio.
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