HYG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The 3 Best (and 2 Worst) Bond ETFs Right Now

    January 21, 2016
    The junk bond market is on thin ice. Here are ETFs to avoid and consider as a result.
  2. The Top 5 Bond ETFs for 2016 (CWB, TLT)

    January 14, 2016
    Find out which five bond ETFs investors should consider heading into 2016, and why the Federal Reserve's rate policies could ...
  3. Bond Sectors to Avoid in 2016 (HYG, JNK)

    December 31, 2015
    Predicting the future in high-yield bonds is easy, yet many investors will probably refuse to listen. Here's why.
  4. 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 ...
  5. The Top 5 High Yield Bond Funds for 2016 (JNK, HYG)

    December 1, 2015
    Learn about mutual funds and ETFs that invest in high-yield bonds. Read about the risks and rewards associated with investing ...
  6. Worried About Bond Market Liquidity? Try ETFs

    August 7, 2015
    If you're looking for liquidity in the bond market, then turn to bond ETFs. Here is an analysis of 11 to consider.
  7. Junk Bonds: Does High Yield Equal Extreme Risk?

    July 10, 2015
    High-yield bonds present a lot of risks but do they outweigh the rewards? Here are some ETFs to consider, with caution.
  8. 9 Junk Bond ETFs You Should Eye Right Now (HYG, JNK)

    June 12, 2015
    Volatility aside, there’s still some value left in high yield bonds. Pending rate increases shouldn’t effect junk as gravely ...
  9. Is HYG a Smart High Yield Corporate Bond Play?

    April 1, 2015
    High yield is in high demand, but whether or not you should invest in iShares HYG ETF will depend heavily on your risk appetite. ...
  10. Should Junk Bond ETFs Be a Part of Your Portfolio?

    March 25, 2015
    Should junk bonds be a part of your portfolio? Here's what you need to know.
  11. Reflecing On Financial And Investing Lessons

    December 29, 2014
    Each year I reflect on the lessons learned about missed opportunities, highlight successful practices, and strive to be a ...
  12. Junk Is Starting To Look A Lot Less Junky

    October 27, 2014
    The recent rout in junk bonds could be the buying opportunity they’ve been waiting for over the last few years. Yields are ...
  13. The Thousands Of Dollars You're Probably Missing Out On

    August 12, 2014
    If you've seen the H&R Block commercial on television recently, you know that it starts with a concession worker ...
  14. Why Now May Be The Right Time For Emerging Market Bonds

    May 21, 2014
    The emerging markets fixed income space continues to see some volatility, but there are some potentially attractive entry ...
  15. High Times Ahead For High Yield Bonds

    March 3, 2014
    For those investors looking for a good balance of risk and reward, high yield bonds could be a great play this year. There’s ...
  16. Forget The Fed: Earn An Extra 8% From 2013's #1 Bond Investment

    January 24, 2014
    For as good as 2013 was for stocks, it was equally bad for bonds.#-ad_banner-#Bonds posted their lowest return since 1994. ...
  17. WisdomTree Adds To Currency Hedged Lineup; iShares Launches New ...

    October 18, 2013
    Looming uncertainties on Wall Street were finally eased on Wednesday, after Washington announced that it has come to a short-term ...
  18. Picture Edition: Major Asset Class Returns From The 2009 Bottom

    September 12, 2013
    The U.S. bull market rages on five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, although not everyone on Wall Street is convinced ...
  19. The Cyprus Crisis 101

    March 19, 2013
    Discover what's behind the Cyprus debacle and what investors should do about the situation.
  20. 4 High Yielding Junk Bond ETFs

    February 25, 2013
    High-yield bonds have more default risk than investment-grade bonds, and that's why using an ETF might be the responsible ...
  21. Forget Mutual Funds -- Try This Simple, Low-Cost Alternative ...

    January 17, 2013
    As the stock market surged ever higher in the 1990s, many investors were content to let mutual fund managers find the right ...
  22. Bonds ETFs - Some Dropping, Some Rising

    November 14, 2012
    Depending on what bond ETF you look at, the outlook can be quite different. Certain types of bonds just broke to the downside, ...
  23. Senior Bank Loans: High-Yield With Perks

    October 25, 2012
    With interest rates stuck at all-time lows, and expected to remain there for some time, investors of all walks have been ...
  24. Inside The Peritus High Yield ETF

    October 11, 2012
    The current policy of major central banks around the globe has created anunprecedentedlow-rate environment that has perplexed ...
  25. 7 ETFs Yielding 7% Or More

    August 27, 2012
    For the past several years, interest rates in the U.S. and in many developed countries around the world have been hovering ...
  26. Three “Dividend ETFs” That Go Beyond Stocks

    July 25, 2012
    Over the past several years, interest in ETFs that offer exposure to high yielding asset classes has surged. From dividend-paying ...
  27. Junk Bond ETFs: More Than Just JNK & HYG

    July 9, 2012
    Of the nearly two dozen products in the High Yield Bonds ETFdb Category, it is two broad-based funds that account for the ...
  28. High Times In High-Yield Ahead

    May 30, 2012
    Already a hit with those looking for income, the high yield bond sector could be the place to find equity-like returns.
  29. High Yield Bonds Around The Globe

    May 15, 2012
    High yield corporate bond ETFs that cover the entire globe.
  30. Floating Rate Loans Look Attractive

    April 2, 2012
    The search for income continues to remain a major priority for investors, as interest rates still sit at historically low ...
  31. High Yield Still Has Opportunities For Investors

    March 16, 2012
    Given low interest rates and a brighter economic picture, the high yield bond sector is seeing its star shine.
  32. Junk Bonds No Longer Junk

    January 13, 2012
    Falling junk-bond defaults could result in higher yields for investors.
  33. Dumpster Diving For Junk Bonds

    January 28, 2009
    The junk bond kings and queens of tomorrow are dumpster diving for lucrative rewards today.
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