Want Lower Risk? Try To Diversify

riskIn a recent post, I talked about how some income-seeking investors are using the strategy of investing in multiple asset classes in order to find yield.  As an example, I referred to the iShares Multi-Asset Income ETF (BATS:IYLD),
BATS:IYLD June 28, 2013 2:53pm

Playing The Field For Yield With ETFs

yieldLately it feels like all I talk about here on the blog is the potential for rising interest rates – when it might happen, signs that a rate rise may be imminent, how to position bond portfolios in advance.  While this is definitely a worthy subject – and
BATS:IYLD May 31, 2013 11:51am

3 Stress-Free Strategies For A Streamlined Retirement Portfolio

retirementJohn Whitefoot: When it comes to money, more is better. But when it comes to your retirement portfolio, less might be more. With over 8,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs); roughly 3,000 stocks traded on the NASDAQ,
BATS:IYLD May 9, 2013 2:42pm

3 Reasons To Like The First Trust Multi-Asset Diversified Income ETF

new etfsDavid Fabian: The ETF landscape is continuing to evolve to include more and more multi-asset strategies that give investors access to a wide range of investment options in a single fund. This ever expanding menu makes it easy to custom tailor
BATS:IYLD

Profiling Five Total Portfolio ETFs (PAO, MDIV, IYLD, GTAA, AOM, AOA, AOK, AOR)

Daniela Pylypczak: As the ETF industry continues to pump out some of the most intriguing and innovative products on the market, investors are now are now able to choose
BATS:IYLD September 30, 2012 11:59pm

3 Dividend ETFs That Go Beyond Stocks (IYLD, INKM, GYLD, HYG, EMB, TLT, TLO)

Michael Johnston: Over the past several years, interest in ETFs that offer exposure to high yielding asset classes has surged. From dividend-paying stocks and MLPsto junk bonds and emerging market debt, investor dollars have consistently flown towards assets
BATS:IYLD July 25, 2012 2:01pm

Bond ETF Idea: Deconstructing The Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Matt Tucker: Its building block time again! I recently wrote a post aboutdifferent ways that ETFs can help investors meet their income objectives.  The two options were: 1) “No assembly required,” through a pre-packaged ETF of ETFs such as the
BATS:IYLD June 8, 2012 10:47am

Income Seekers: DIY or No Assembly Required? (BATS:IYLD)

Matt Tucker: It’s a typical investor conundrum these days: How do you balance the need for income with the risk required to get it?  In this low interest rate environment, people are increasingly looking to higher risk asset classes in order to meet income objectives
BATS:IYLD June 5, 2012 11:55am

ArrowShares Debuts Global Yield ETF (GYLD, IYLD)

Eric Dutram: In the latest example of a mutual fund company making the move to ETFs, ArrowFunds, the Maryland-based firm which currently has five mutual funds in its lineup, is now an ETF advisor as well. The company launched its first fund, under the ArrowShares
BATS:IYLD May 17, 2012 12:21pm

iShares Launches Multi-Asset, Global Junk Bond ETFs

Eric Dutram: San Francisco-based iShares is the world’s largest exchange traded funds (ETFs) provider with 46% of the market share. It offers a variety of ETFs across different asset classes, sectors and industries. Managed by BlackRock Group, iShares launched two more funds earlier this month following the

BATS:GHYG April 20, 2012 12:32pm

iShares Launches More High Yield ETFs (GHYG, IYLD, EMHY, HYXU, HYG, PFF, EMB, TLT, IDV, DVY, CLY)

Michael Johnston:  iShares continued its introduction of ETFs targeting high yielding asset classes with the debut of two more funds on the BATS Exchange this week. The Global HighYield Corporate Bond

BATS:EMHY April 5, 2012 10:36pm

iShares To Begin Trading The iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income Index Fund ETF Thursday, April 05, 2012

iShares has announced that they will begin trading The iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income Index Fund (BATS:IYLD) Thursday, April 05, 2012. The iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income Index Fund (the “Fund”) seeks investment results that correspond

BATS:IYLD April 3, 2012 12:51pm

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