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Buy On The Dip Prospects: October 20th Edition

by on October 20, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that it is trading above its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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Yield, it seems, continues to be on the minds of investors everywhere. With interest rates continuing to hug record lows, finding meaningful current returns has become a continuous struggles for a wide range of investors. Many asset classes that traditionally supply meaningful yields have dried up, sending investors on a quest for alternatives that can potentially fill the yield void. Many have ventured off the beaten path, embracing securities that weren’t necessarily on their radar screens prior to the recent recession [see Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio].

Below, we profile a handful of asset classes that have historically been known as destinations for yield-hungry investors. Some of these continue to offer hefty distributions, while others have less to offer.  [click to continue…]

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iShares Launches More High Yield ETFs (GHYG, IYLD)

by on April 5, 2012 | Updated May 14, 2013

iShares continued its introduction of ETFs targeting high yielding asset classes with the debut of two more funds on the BATS Exchange this week. The Global HighYield Corporate Bond Fund (GHYG) completes a trio of junk bond ETFs to debut this week that target markets outside the U.S., while the Morningstar Multi-Asset Income Index Fund […]

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Last year was a good year for most asset classes, as investor portfolios continued to recover from the recent recession. The difference in performance between many comparable funds was significant, and many of the best performers of 2010 are relatively small funds that maintain considerably smaller asset bases than their more popular competitors. Below, we […]

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iShares, the world’s largest ETF provider, launched two new bond ETFs on Wednesday, the iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond Fund (CLY) and the iShares 10+ Year Government/Credit Bond Fund (GLJ). The two funds round out iShares’ fixed income ETF line by providing investors exposure to the back end of the yield curve. The two funds, […]

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San Francisco-based iShares, the established market leader in the bond ETF space, has filed for two additional ETFs that would expand its coverage of fixed income ETF opportunities. The two new proposed funds include:

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