AGG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. BND vs. AGG: Comparing Bond ETFs

    May 3, 2016
    Compare structure and performance for the two largest domestic bond ETFs, the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF and the ...
  2. The 5 Largest Bond ETFs (AGG, BND)

    May 2, 2016
    Learn more about the five largest bond ETFs in the world, ranging from Treasurys to junk, all of which focus on the domestic ...
  3. iShares in Top Spot for Fastest Growing ETFs (BLK, IGG)

    April 14, 2016
    Discover seven of the fastest-growing funds in the iShares family of ETFs, all ranking among the industry's 10 fastest-growing ...
  4. The 3 Fastest Growing iShares ETFs (AGG, IEFA)

    April 7, 2016
    Take a closer look at three of the fastest growing exchange-traded funds in the world, and learn more about the investment ...
  5. 5 Unique ETFs Yielding 20% or More (SPY, AGG)

    March 30, 2016
    Discover five unique and high-yielding investments that you can use to boost the potential yield and total return of your ...
  6. The 5 Cheapest iShares ETFs to Date in 2016 (ITOT, IVV)

    March 29, 2016
    Learn about BlackRock's iShares family of exchange-traded funds and discover which of the company's ETFs carry the lowest ...
  7. The 20 Cheapest ETFs to Date in 2016 (ITOT, SCHB)

    March 22, 2016
    Discover how expense ratios affect the performances of exchange traded funds (ETFs), and learn about 20 of the cheapest ETFs ...
  8. Building My Portfolio with BlackRock ETFs and Mutual Funds (ITOT, ...

    February 4, 2016
    Find out how to construct the ideal investment portfolio utilizing BlackRock's tools, resources and its popular low-cost ...
  9. 3 ETF Strategies for Growth in the US for 2016 (SCHB, USMV)

    January 6, 2016
    Learn about the factors and events that could impact U.S. stock returns for 2016 and three ETFs that should be considered ...
  10. What Are the Pros and Cons of Fixed-Income ETFs? (BND, AGG)

    December 31, 2015
    Like all investments, fixed-income ETFs have their pros and cons. But do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
  11. AGG: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF

    December 23, 2015
    Explore information and analysis about the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF that offers broad exposure to the U.S. government ...
  12. 3 Passive Index Funds That Are Top Bets for Retirement in 2016 ...

    December 22, 2015
    Read about appropriate passive index funds for those who are approaching retirement. Learn how passive index funds allow ...
  13. 4 Roth IRAs with the Lowest Expense Ratios (SCHB, VTI)

    December 1, 2015
    Discover why funds with low expense ratios are important for retirement portfolios, and find out about some of the lowest ...
  14. How To Explain Portfolio Rebalancing To Clients

    January 9, 2015
    Letting an allocation to stocks get too large can expose you to more downside risk than you had bargained for. Here are tips ...
  15. Why BOND Still Might Be In A Class Of Its Own

    November 7, 2014
    How did investors select worthy alternatives so quickly given the majority of the assets were liquidated at a break neck ...
  16. Bond ETFs Set For Hefty Outflows

    September 3, 2013
    As we enter September, the fear of the Fed taper continues to nag markets, resurfacing every few days to keep benchmarks ...
  17. Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

    July 24, 2013
    Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial ...
  18. Top 5 Bond ETFs

    February 7, 2013
    These ETF options should offer broad appeal for a number of different angles.
  19. Favorite ETF Positions For 5 Super Investors

    December 28, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easier for regular retail investors to add various new asset classes, sectors and markets to their ...
  20. Using ETFs To Spice Up A Bond Portfolio

    December 6, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easy for portfolios to add additional bond asset classes to an income portfolio.
  21. 3 Simple All-ETF “Core” Portfolios

    November 1, 2012
    The proliferation of exchange-traded funds over the past few years has opened up the doors to previously difficult-to-reach ...
  22. iShares Debuts “Core” ETF Lineup

    October 23, 2012
    iShares, the largest ETF issuer by total assets, announced the launch of its “Core Series” of ETFs this week. The move involves ...
  23. Top Bond ETFs

    June 20, 2012
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  24. Investing In Bonds Through ETFs

    June 11, 2012
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  25. 5 Bond ETFs For The Masses

    May 15, 2012
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  26. 5 Bond ETFs For The Masses

    April 30, 2012
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  27. 10 World-Class Global ETFs

    February 6, 2012
    One of the best tools for diversifying your global portfolio is to use the best ETFs to execute your strategy and spread ...
  28. Ride This ETF's Momentum Into 2012 And Beyond

    December 23, 2011
    The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETF had a strong 2011 and is likely to carry this momentum into 2012 and beyond.
  29. 5 Bond ETFs For The Masses

    November 4, 2011
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  30. Spice Up A Bond Portfolio By Going Global

    September 30, 2011
    In order to get extra income, investors may want to open their portfolios up to international bonds.
  31. Should Retirees Avoid ETFs?

    July 20, 2011
    For many investors, exchange traded funds are a new investment tool…and it’s uncertain whether they make any sense for conservative, ...
  32. 5 Bond ETFs For The Masses

    April 13, 2011
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  33. An ETF Permanent Portfolio

    November 2, 2010
    Recent economic instability has put an increased value on creating a balanced portfolio. Safeguard your investments with ...
  34. A Fixed-Income Portfolio For The Masses

    March 1, 2010
    The diversification benefits alone make bond ETFs one of the best investment vehicles for both institutional and retail investors.
  35. Beware The Trappings Of Success

    March 27, 2009
    Our emotional side draws us to asset classes with the best performance in recent history, but often leads to chasing returns.
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