Bank Account Earning Nothing? Try A Bond ETF Instead

market bondsLawrence Meyers:  For years and years, everyone has been lamenting how banks are paying nothing (literally) to hold money in interest-bearing checking and savings accounts. Alas, that is one big downside to interest rates being at all-time lows.
NYSE:BND November 4, 2015 4:31pm

A Guide To MBS ETF Investing (MBB, MBG, VMBS)

Eric Dutram: Mortgage backed securities have long been feared by investors across the globe. Especially after the U.S subprime crisis back in mid 2007/2008 where these highly complex

NASDAQ:VMBS April 23, 2012 10:53pm

Five ETFs Most Investors Don’t Understand

stress The majority of ETFs on the market follow the traditional ETF model - tracking an underlying equity or bond index. But as the benefits of the ETF structure become more widely accepted, inflows from increasingly sophisticated investors have created a demand for increasingly complex funds. Here are 5 of the more complex ETFs available to investors today.  Read the full story for explanations of their objectives and strategies.
  • PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio (PBP):
  • S&P Developed Ex-U.S. Property Index Fund (WPS):
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETF (MBG):
  • iPath Optimized Currency Carry ETN (ICI):
  • MacroShares $100 Oil Up (UOY) and $100 Oil Down (DOY):
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