Category Archives: Bond ETFs

New ETFs On The Block: Cambria Sovereign High Yield Bond ETF (SOVB)

With ten-year US Treasury yielding less than two percent, many investors – particularly the baby boomers and the retirees, are thirsty for higher returns from their fixed-income portfolios. Unfortunately, with many developed economies turning to negative interest rates as a … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Guggenheim Total Return Bond ETF (GTO)

Actively managed exchange-traded funds have failed to capture investors’ imagination in the US despite the overall ETF industry growing apace with assets under management crossing $2 trillion in 2015. Actively managed fixed income funds, however, have fared better by cornering … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: WisdomTree Western Asset Unconstrained Bond Fund (UBND)

Unconstrained funds, as the name implies, break this shackle and provide the flexibility that may be required to operate across different market conditions. A world that is characterized by diverging central bank policies, uncontrollable government debt from Greece to Puerto … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Global-X Yieldco Index ETF (YLCO)

After Investment guru Carl Icahn’s latest warning this week that all asset classes in the US are overvalued and equity markets are likely to witness a sharp pullback later this year once the rate-hike cycle gets underway, many analysts are … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: SPDR Doubleline Total Return Tactical ETF (TOTL)

Jeffry Gundlach, the famed bond-fund manager of DoubleLine Capital that oversees $64 billion in assets, recently got involved with State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) to launch its first exchange-traded fund in the country. The newly launched SPDR DoubleLine Total Return … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: SIT Rising Rate ETF (RISE)

Since fixed-income instruments lose value when interest rates rise, owners of bond exchange-traded fund portfolios have reasons to get worried amid an improving economy and a steadily declining unemployment rate. Although the Fed seems to be taking a patient approach, … Continue reading

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