LQD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 5 ETF Alternatives to Troubled Treasuries

    November 5, 2013
    Today’s fixed income environment seems to be turned on its head. It used to be that U.S. Treasuries were thought of ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 25 Wild ETF Charts From 1H 2013

    July 2, 2013
    Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Checking In On the 10 Largest ETFs Year To Date

    December 14, 2012
    2012 has been a hectic year around the world, but the U.S. has been especially busy this year. We saw two new QE programs, ...
  8. Key Criteria to Know Before Buying an ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    December 12, 2012
    The exchange traded fund industry has expanded at a rapid pace over the past few years, allowing investors to tap into a ...
  9. Ultimate Guide To iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund ...

    November 15, 2012
    Fixed income securities have long been a major part of investor portfolios; corporate bonds in particular often hold a key ...
  10. October ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings And Closures

    November 2, 2012
    October may have started off well in the markets, but after a series of poor earning reports major equity indexes went into ...
  11. 7 Bond ETFs Yielding More Than 10-Year Treasury Rates - ETF News ...

    September 28, 2012
    The domestic bond market in the U.S. has witnessed material shifts in the recent past. Perceived as one of the 'safest' investment ...
  12. Brief History Of ETFs

    September 11, 2012
    In 2012, exchange-traded products are ubiquitous in the world of investing. The more than 1,400 products have accumulated ...
  13. Profiling 5 Corporate Bond ETFs Besides LQD

    August 21, 2012
    When it comes to corporate bond ETFs, there is no fund more popular than iShares’ infamous iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate ...
  14. 4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than LQD

    July 24, 2012
    Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that investors should hold stocks as a source of long-term capital appreciation ...
  15. Bond ETFs Turn 10

    July 16, 2012
    SinceSPY made its debut as the first exchange-traded fund in 1993, the ETF industry has sure come a long way with its lineup ...
  16. 10 Surprising ETF Stats From Mid Year ETF Data

    July 5, 2012
    Earlier this week, the ETF Industry Association released its June 30 batch of ETF data, providing an interesting snapshot ...
  17. 5 Most Popular New ETFs Of 2012 (So Far)

    July 3, 2012
    As many had expected, the first half of 2012 saw the continuation of an aggressive expansion of the ETF industry. More than ...
  18. Forget T-Bonds, Invest in These Top Corporate Bond ETFs - Investment ...

    June 25, 2012
    Treasury bond yields are now near their all-time lows as the fears over global economic slowdown continue to push the investors ...
  19. State Street Debuts Crossover Bond ETF

    June 25, 2012
    The innovation continues to impress in the ETF industry, particularly in the fixed income corner of the market. Earlier this ...
  20. 7 April Shower-Resistant ETFs

    April 24, 2012
    April showers may bring May flowers, but in the market the rains have dampened investors enthusiasm from the nice first-quarter ...
  21. Playing BlackRock's 2012 Forecast

    January 10, 2012
    Strategists at BlackRock estimate that 2012 will be another year of slow economic growth.
  22. ETF's For Income

    November 28, 2011
    ETFs provide a way for investors to earn above-average rates of return without the risk tied to investing in one company.
  23. Income Generating ETFs To Add To Your Portfolio

    May 9, 2011
    ETFs can be a time-saving and risk-sparing alternative for income-oriented investing.
  24. 8 Great ETFs For Income And Diversification

    April 14, 2011
    ETFs can be a time-saving and risk-sparing alternative for income-oriented investing.
  25. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  26. The Good And Bad Bond ETFs

    July 15, 2010
    Bond ETFs are not all created equal, and investors should know which are the best to buy right now.
  27. Considering ETF Diversification

    September 1, 2009
    We take a look at some ETFs, and see that you can ease investors fears by going with the large players.
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