Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio

Published on September 7, 2011 | Updated February 5, 2014

Portfolio Strategy

The Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio is designed for investors who are seeking to build a broad-based portfolio that offers complete exposure to nearly every corner of the global fixed income market. Innovation and interest in the bond ETF space has surged in recent years and a handful of first-to-market products have popped up, allowing for investors to gain precise access to various segments of the global bond universe. When it comes to bond exposure, many investors limit the scope of their holdings to U.S. securities, often times entirely excluding international and emerging market debt from the fixed income component of their portfolio. Moreover, many investors exclude entire segments of the U.S. bond market that may have appeal as sources of return enhancement and risk reduction. The biggest and most popular funds in the

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