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New ETFs On The Block: iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF (DGRO)

iShares, BlackRock’s exchange traded funds unit, recently expanded its fairly-successful core suite of ETFs to help long-term investors keep more of what they earn. The world’s largest issuer of ETFs added 10 new funds to its Core suite of products … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF (LQDH)

The market has been wary of an early rate hike by the US Fed for some time now following the recent spate of robust economic readings. The jobless rate is improving steadily while the monthly nonfarm payroll data has been … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: iShares Qatar (QAT) And United Arab Emirates ETFs (UAE)

The Middle East has often been ignored by exchange traded fund issuers of the world though the region gained in economic prominence with the surfacing of the so-called Frontier Markets. Among the frontier markets, Qatar and United Arab Emirates have … 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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One Man’s Opinion: Are Fixed Income ETFs Great Tools For Tactical Asset Allocation?

Investors are recognizing interest rates can’t stay as low as they have been forever and there is a realization the bull market that has been witnessed in fixed-income is going to end, says Matthew Tucker, Fixed Income Strategy Head at … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: ishares Defined Maturity Corporate Bond ETFs

iShares, the world’s largest manager of exchanged traded funds and a business arm of New York-based BlackRock Inc, recently launched four iShareBonds Corporate ex-Financials Term ETFs. The new products are designed to offer you bond-like features such as a range … Continue reading

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