ETF Spotlight: May 2013

Published on by on May 2, 2013

Each month, we highlight an ETF flying under the radar that offers exposure to a unique asset class or investment strategy. This month, we take a closer look at a hedged bond ETF that offers exposure to below investment grade corporate bonds, which are hedged against rising interest rates.

There are currently 26 exchange-traded products that exclusively focus on high yield bonds, with a range of twists on this growing sector. However, few have taken the unique approach of hedging their risky bets with a more stable strategy, making Van Eck’s Market Vectors Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond ETF  (THHY, C) an interesting fund. 

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