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ETF Tracker Newsletter For March 17, 2017

ETF Tracker StatSheet http://www.theetfbully.com/2017/03/weekly-statsheet-etf-tracker-newsletter-updated-03162017/ EQUITIES DIP AND DOLLAR PLUNGES [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Stocks dipped slightly today but managed to squeeze out a gain for the week with the S&P 500 adding 5 points or 0.2%, which … Continue reading

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Equities Eke Out A Small Gain; Bonds Get Clobbered

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Another directionless day with the major indexes hovering below the unchanged line but a last minute ramp helped to get us into the green thereby avoiding a 6th straight loss for the Dow. … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: The iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF (BYLD)

iShares, the exchange-traded funds arm of BlackRock Inc, has launched a “fund of funds”  in an effort to offer investors decent returns in a low interest rate environment. The iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF (BYLD) is the latest addition 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: State Street’s Crossover Corporate Bond ETF (XOVR)

Boston-based ETF issuer State Street launched a crossover fixed income focused ETF last week as the market continues to rebalance its portfolio towards debt instruments. The ETF industry has been quick to focus on segments that are often overlooked by … Continue reading

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Fixed-Income ETFs Are Getting A Lot Of Attention, What’s The Reason?

ETFs were created with equities in mind, but a lot of fixed-income products have been launched recently that have garnered much investor interest. What’s the reason? If Matthew Tucker, head of fixed-income strategy at Blackrock’s iShares units is to be … Continue reading

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