This ETF takes a multi-pronged approach to combating inflation, combining exposure to inflation-linked bonds with commodities, domestic and international real estate, and publicly-traded companies operating in natural resource businesses. RLY takes a comprehensive approach to tackling a potentially tricky challenge to portfolio management, giving investors a potentially powerful tool for protecting assets against the adverse impact of rising prices. As such, this ETF could potentially be used in small doses in a long-term portfolio, smoothing out overall volatility and giving a baseline defense against inflation. RLY’s underlying portfolio is very well-balanced; exposure is split fairly equal among each of the above mentioned asset classes. This fund shouldn't be expected to deliver huge gains in any environment, but can be a useful tool for those concerned about capital preservation when inflationary pressures are intensifying. Investors should note that RLY is structured as a fund-of-funds; those looking to minimize costs ought to consider RRF instead, which offers comparable exposure with active-management for a slightly cheaper price tag.
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This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
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