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10 ETFs You Need to Know

Kiplinger’s Jeffrey Kosnett recently published a primer on investing with Exchange Traded Funds and included a list of 10 ETFs that you need to know. The funds making Kosnett’s 10 “to know” list include: SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) iShares S&P-Citigroup International Treasury Bond […]

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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