Category Archives: Income ETFs

New ETFs On The Block: Powershares Variable Rate Preferred Portfolio ETF (VRP)

PowerShares, the exchange-traded fund unit of Invesco and the fourth-largest sponsor of ETFs in the US, launched the PowerShares Variable Rate Preferred Portfolio ETF (VRP) on May 1. The fund is US’s first variable rate preferred stock ETF product. Preferred … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (EDOG)

Exchange traded fund issuer ALPS launched a new emerging market-focused fund, the ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (EDOG), to expand its so-called dividend dog suite of funds. EDOG, like its predecessors ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) and ALPS … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: First Trust RBA Quality Income ETF (QINC)

The dividend ETF space has managed to generate considerable interest among investors in recent months. Responding to investor demand, issuers have launched a raft of new funds while lining up quite a few more in an attempt to give a … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Wisdomtree’s Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR)

WisdomTree, the New York-based fifth largest provider of exchange-traded funds in the US, unveiled the WisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR) recently to tap into the growing demand for floating rate debt. As historically low interest rates start to … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN (DVHI)

ETRACS, the ETF issuing arm of Swiss banking giant UBS, has unveiled an exchange-traded note that seeks to provide high income through a diversified basket of equities and fixed income. Since the Federal Reserve has decided to continue the current … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: First Trust Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (YDIV)

First Trust, the Wheaton, Illinois-based provider of exchange-traded products known for its niche strategies, has launched a non US-focused ETF that seeks to provide income sans volatility through a diverse international portfolio of high yielding securities. The First Trust International … Continue reading

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