This Floating Rate ETF Was Today’s Biggest Gaining ETF On A Dollar Basis

The AdvisorShares Pacific Asset Enhanced Floating Rate ETF (FLRT) outperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a dollar basis, producing a +4.65% one-day return and outperforming the wider markets by a total of 5.02 percentage points.
NYSE:FLRT January 19, 2017 6:58pm

Bond Strategies To Weather Rising Rates

Following its latest trend, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose year over year in November as oil and shelter remained elevated. With the inauguration of Donald Trump this month, more inflationary pressures are expected in the near-term as expansionary fiscal policies are implemented over the next several years.
NYSE:BOND January 10, 2017 5:01pm

The Junior MLP ETF Just Hit A New 52-Week High

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From Zacks: For investors seeking momentum, Global X Junior MLP ETF (MLPJ - Free Report) is probably on their radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high and is up roughly 48.8% from its 52-week low price of $5.80/share.
NYSE:MLPJ December 30, 2016 7:58am

Is Dividend Investing Dangerous?

As low-to-negative interest rates plague yield-seeking investors, dividend-based strategies have continued to grow in popularity.
NYSE:DVY December 5, 2016 10:17am

Fidelity’s New Core Dividend ETF Off To A Good Start

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Despite its standing as one of the largest investment companies in the world, Fidelity is still a relatively minor player in the ETF space. It currently operates 11 different sector ETFs and another three bond funds.

Mortgage REIT ETFs Are Crushing It As Interest Rates Rise

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From David Fabian: Real estate stocks have taken a beating in recent months as rising interest rates derail the momentum of this beloved income sector.  Yet despite the dip in traditional housing and commercial REITs, one high yield segment of the market is still seeing surging prices.
NYSE:VNQ December 4, 2016 8:46am

These ETFs Offer Yield & Protection From Rising Rates

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From Mike Larson: I don’t know about you. But I’m still stuffed! Turkey, ham, casseroles, salads, rolls, and birthday cake to boot … it was a heck of a holiday at the Larson house yesterday, and I hope your Thanksgiving was just as enjoyable as ours.
NYSE:FLOT November 25, 2016 10:25am

High-Yield Dividend Funds Looking Good Right Now

From Chad Shoop: Bond yields are soaring. Mortgage rates are climbing.  The Federal Reserve is set to increase its lending rates for the first time this year in December.
NYSE:DIV November 19, 2016 7:40am

Bond Purge Continues As Yields Hit Yearly Highs

The recent bond sell-off continued to intensify this morning, as investors dump long-term debt amid interest rate hike and rising inflation fears.
NASDAQ:TLT November 14, 2016 11:03am

Shorter Duration Bond Funds Gain Steam As Rates Continue To Rise

From Todd Rosenbluth: After falling below 2.0% for much of 2016, the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond moved back above that perch following recent expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise rates soon, not to mention the surprise election of Trump.

Bond Market Craters On Shocking Trump Victory

While equities have mostly erased their early losses today following Donald Trump's unexpected victory last night, the bond market has not been so lucky.
NASDAQ:TLT November 9, 2016 11:15am

BlackRock: Avoid Unnecessary High-Yield Risks

yieldInvestors seeking income have taken to the extremes: reaching to the riskiest corners for yield while also piling up cash. BlackRock's Michael Fredericks says they are missing out on a happy medium.
NYSE:HYG November 7, 2016 8:34am

BlackRock: Income Investors Should Mix High-Yield With Low-Risk

yield-downBlackRock's Matthew Tucker breaks down the yield spectrum and the corresponding risks, and suggests ways to build income in today's low yield environment.
NYSE:AGG November 4, 2016 7:52am

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