|Bid||25.06 x 1800|
|Ask||25.08 x 2200|
|Day's Range||25.06 - 25.07|
|52 Week Range||25.03 - 25.15|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||1.64%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-0.02|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
Traditional U.S. government bonds, such as 10-year debt, and the related ETFs are seeing yields dwindle, putting a burden on conservative income investors, but the WisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR) could be valuable in the current low-yield climate. USFR, which debuted in February 2014, follows the Bloomberg U.S. Treasury Floating Rate Bond Index. The fund’s holdings are priced at a spread over 3-month Treasury bills.
While the Federal Reserve could be readying to lower interest rates later this year, the utility of floating rate notes (FRNs) and exchange traded funds, such as the WisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate ...
While the Federal Reserve has eased off the pedal on interest rate hikes, investors are still looking into alternative bond ETF strategies, like those that track floating rate notes, ahead any further tightening.
As ETF investors carefully look over the current market environment, many are considering equity and fixed-income strategies that could help diversify and enhance an investment portfolio in a more trying environment. On the recent webcast, Macro Strategies: Navigating Choppy Market Waters, Kevin Flanagan, Senior Fixed Income Strategist for WisdomTree, argued that supportive elements that previously bolstered the economy and U.S. markets are beginning to fade so investors should hold back expectations. While we continue to see the economy improve, with strong GDP, stable inflation and robust employment with rising wages, the economy is moving toward the later stages of the traditional business cycle and investors should take steps to adapt to the changes.
Investors are testing the market waters and considering how they will position for the year ahead before diving in head first. On the upcoming webcast, Macro Strategies: Navigating Choppy Market Waters, ...
With the bear having clawed out a huge piece of stock market profits lately, investors have been pouring money into short-term bond ETFs.
The outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections did not provide many surprises when, as expected, the Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans maintained control of the Senate. Bond markets reacted as expected and with electoral politics in the rear view mirror, at least for now, fixed income market observers have concerns to focus on. “Unlike the 2016 U.S. election, the fixed income arena was not greeted with any surprises this time around, so based upon the initial reaction, it appears as if the bond market has moved on quickly,” said WisdomTree in a recent note.