Tax Changes Mean Muni Yields Look More Attractive (MUB, LQD, QLTA)

tax systemMatt Tucker: The past few months have been an interesting time for municipal bonds.  Thanks to the drama leading up to the fiscal cliff, these tax-advantaged securities were first in hot demand as a potential safe harbor against tax increases, then experienced a selloff 
NYSE:LQD February 8, 2013 1:31pm


Daniela Pylypczak: Growth and evolution have been recurring themes in the exchange-traded universe in 2012, as investors are now faced with a diverse product lineup of  over 1,400 ETPs. More than 160 of those are new additions in
NYSE:BOND December 28, 2012 10:54am

Everything You Need To Know About Covered Bond ETFs (COBO, PRB, QLTA, QLTC)

Michael Johnston: Last week marked yet another first for the ETF industry, as ProShares rolled out a product that delivers access to a unique corner of the fixed income market.
BATS:QLTC June 4, 2012 11:15pm

iShares Launches Targeted Corporate Bond ETFs (QLTB, QLTC, QLTA)

Michael Johnston: iShares continues to expand its suite of fixed income ETFs in 2012, rolling out a pair of ETFs that bring a new level of granularity to corporate bonds. The Baa-Ba Rated Corporate Bond Fund (BATS:QLTB) and B-Ca Rated Corporate Bond Fund (BATS:QLTC) will seek to replicate indexes

BATS:QLTB April 27, 2012 1:25pm

iShares Rolls Out Ex-U.S. Junk Bond ETFs (EMHY, HYXU, EMCB, QLTA, CMBS, GNMA, ENGN, AMPS)

Michael Johnston: iShares introduced a pair of new ETFs this week that offer exposure to junk bonds from issuers outside the U.S., opening a new segment of the global fixed income market that had previously been difficult to access. The two new funds include a product that targets junk bonds from emerging

BATS:EMHY April 4, 2012 1:04pm

Bond ETF Idea: High Credit Quality Bonds (LQD, QLTA)

Matt Tucker:  First, the bad (and obvious) news: When it comes to investing, you can’t control returns.  Now, the good news: You can manage the amount of risk in your portfolio, and managing risk is one way of influencing returns.

NYSE:LQD March 8, 2012 5:13pm

iShares Beefs Up Bond ETF Lineup (LQD, GOVT, QLTA, CMBS, MONY, ENGN, AMPS, GNMA)

Michael Johnston:  iShares continued to expand its suite of exchange-traded products this week with the debut of seven new bond ETFs. The new offering includes the first products available to U.S.

NYSE:CMBS February 17, 2012 12:05am

iShares Launches Seven New Fixed Income ETFs to Help Meet Investor Demand for Targeted Exposures

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) announced today that its iShares® Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) business, the world's largest manager of ETFs, has launched seven new fixed income funds to help meet investors' increased demand for targeted fixed

NASDAQ:GNMA February 16, 2012 11:36am

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