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A Bond ETF Portfolio from Kiplinger

Kiplinger’s Laura Cohn recently wrote about the rising popularity of Bond ETFs and shared a diversified portfolio of five of her favorite exchange traded funds. The portfolio includes: 25% iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond (CSJ) 25% SPDR Barclays Capital International Treasury Bond (BWX) 20% iShares iBoxx $ High-Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) 15% iShares Barclays […]

An all ETF Growth and Income Portfolio

In the column ETF Portfolios for Every Purpose, Kiplinger’s Jeffrey Kosnett recently outlined a series of all ETF portfolios with the idea that you can pursue any goal with nothing more than exchange-traded funds. Kosnett’s all ETF Growth and Income portfolio includes these funds: 20% iShares iBoxx $ Inv Grade Corp (LQD) 20% iShares DJ […]

Investors Piling into Bond ETFs

More and more investors have been moving money into Bond ETFs according to WSJ reporter John Spence. In the article, Bond ETFs Draw a Surge of Funds, Spence reports that the two best selling fixed income ETFs in the iShares line-up are bond funds. In fact, the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund […]

Investing in Bonds with ETFs

For investors willing to look beyond cash for yield, bonds are the next step up the risk ladder. The WSJ‘s Jonathan Burton explores how ETFs can play a role in his article Using ETFs for Bond Bets. Building a diversified portfolio of individual bonds is hard and expensive for most investors, so funds are the […]

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