|Bid||0.00 x 3100|
|Ask||0.00 x 21500|
|Day's Range||51.01 - 51.06|
|52 Week Range||46.38 - 51.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||3.43%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.28|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.05%|
For investors looking to build a proper bond portfolio, they can look at ETFs that have earned Morningstar’s Gold rating. "Be sure to start building your bond-fund portfolio with core, intermediate-term funds that give you a lot of diversification in a single holding," said Morningstar director of personal finance Christine Benz. "Fixed Income Instruments" include bonds, debt securities and other similar instruments issued by various U.S. and non-U.S. public- or private-sector entities.
Market expectations for inflation have increased lately on upbeat October consumer inflation data, global policy easing including by the Fed, a soaring stock market and easing recessionary fears.
The feeding frenzy on bonds in 2019 saw an unprecedented appetite for safe haven debt like Treasury notes, which subsequently pushed yields down to record levels. To some market experts, that appetite is just the tip of the iceberg.