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A List Of The Top Ten (10) Total Bond Muni Preferred ETFs (AGG, BND, BSV, SHY, PFF)

October 12th, 2011

David Fry: This posting completes a comprehensive review in the fixed-income ETF segment. While this review seems a grab-bag collection of issues, we like keeping the list of choices at 10. This seems more manageable for most investors. We’re not necessarily recommending one issue over another and where Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:BSV, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MLN, NYSE:PFF, NYSE:SHY

Van Eck Plans European High Yield Debt ETF (BND, PICB, ELD, BONO)

August 29th, 2011

Michael Johnston:  Van Eck, one of the pioneers of ETFs offering exposure to international bond markets, has laid the groundwork for what would be yet another first-of-its-kind fixed income fund. In a recent SEC filing, the company detailed plans for the Market Vectors European Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:BONO, NYSE:ELD, NYSE:PICB

Europe, Bearish Technicals Drag Down Longer-Term Outlook for Stocks (SPY, SH, TLT, BND)

August 29th, 2011

Chris Ciovacco:  With Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech in the rear-view mirror, the markets will most likely turn their attention back toward Europe. In the short-run, it is doubtful market-calming news will emerge concerning debt and slowing growth in Europe. Add in a bear-market-like Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:SH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT

Bond ETFs Holding Up Well (AGG, BND)

August 22nd, 2011

Premiums and discounts spiked for some illiquid funds, but the broad-market fixed-income ETFs performed admirably during the recent market Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND

Using ETFs To Build A Complete Bond Portfolio (HYG, JNK, BWZ, PCY, AGG, BND)

August 18th, 2011

Michael Johnston: In recent years, ETFs have become increasing popular tools for accessing the fixed income corner of the market. The space initially grew much more slowly than equity ETFs, but investors have gradually become more comfortable with the combination of fixed income exposure Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BAB, NYSE:BND, NYSE:BWZ, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PCY, NYSE:PZA

Thursday August 18, 2011 ETF Chart To Watch: iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (TIP)

August 18th, 2011

Wednesday was yet another range-bound day on Wall Street. Stocks opened higher, but proceeded to sell-0ff before noon, ending up basically where they started the week. Continuing uncertainty and a lack of key economic data releases makes investing in the current environment that much more Read more…

NYSE:TIP

Discussing The PIMCO Total Return ETF With Todd Rosenbluth Director at Standard & Poors (TRXT, TIP, BIV)

July 26th, 2011

Eric Dutram:  One of the more popular corners of the actively-managed ETF landscape has been in the bond category where several new funds have managed to amass a great deal of assets in a short period of time. Investors have likely embraced active management in this slice of the market thanks Read more…

NYSE:BIV, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TRXT

Which Fixed Income ETF Is Best? (CBND, LQD, FLTR, PICB, IBND, BND, AGG, PHB)

June 27th, 2011

Innovation has become a hallmark of the ETF industry in recent years, as new and existing issuers alike have have rolled out increasingly complex and creative products that have further expanded the universe of asset classes and investment strategies available through exchange-traded products. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:CBND, NYSE:FLTR, NYSE:IBND, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:PHB, NYSE:PICB

A Beginner’s Tactical ETF Portfolio for June (DBC, BND, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

June 7th, 2011
In July 2009 I profiled a momentum based ETF portfolio. I track this portfolio (and others) monthly on Scott’s Investments using Google Docs. The portfolio consists of the ETFs with the best

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NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI

Bond ETF Drawbacks: The Case For Active Management In Fixed Income Arena (AGG, IEI, BND, GIY, MINT, MUNI, ALD, ELD, HYG, JNK)

June 7th, 2011

While many of the “first generation” of ETFs offered exposure to widely-followed equity indexes, the universe of exchange-traded products has expanded at a tremendous pace in recent years to Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:ALD, NYSE:BND, NYSE:ELD, NYSE:GIY, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:IEI, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:MINT, NYSE:MUNI

ETFs: How To Guard Against Another Financial Crisis Around The Corner? (GLD, TLT, AGG, BND, SPY, EFA, EEM, IYR, DBC)

June 1st, 2011

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton’s emerging markets group, has been bullish on emerging markets and in general, was optimistic on emerging market economies. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:TLT

What’s Eating You? Global Inflation and Your Portfolio

May 20th, 2011

Matt Tucker:  Headlines of late have been filled with news about inflation, from rising commodity, precious metals and gas prices to higher prints of the consumer price index.  Traditionally Read more…

NYSE:GTIP, NYSE:ITIP

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Leads US Total Bond ETFs

May 18th, 2011

Retirement concerns are important to us all. A well thought out, long term approach to investing is a key for retirement planning.  This makes bonds attractive. The lower risk inherent in bonds make Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BIV, NYSE:BND, NYSE:PCEF

Appetite For U.S. High Yield Bond ETFs Remains High as Yields Tighten

May 11th, 2011

High yield bond ETFs concentrate on lower quality corporate bonds, which are considered riskier than higher-quality or more established companies. Because of this higher level of risk, high-yield Read more…

NYSE:MBB, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:SHV, NYSE:WIP

Emerging Markets Small Cap ETFs: An Investment With High Risk But Rapid Returns

May 6th, 2011

Emerging markets operate new environments, with new challenges and unique models for investment. Despite the risk and the toughness, emerging markets have an interesting potential Read more…

NYSE:DGS, NYSE:EWX, NYSE:FRN




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