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An Active Approach to Diversify Fixed Income Portfolios
December 14, 2016
By Bryan Novak, Astor Investment Management – Senior Managing Director & Portfolio Manager “Active” may not be the approach that immediately comes to mind in income investing. But as the fixed income...
ETFs saw another surge of inflows last week
December 14, 2016
Flows into U.S.-listed ETPs—which includes exchange-traded funds and the smaller category of exchange-traded notes—totalled nearly $18 billion last week, according to data from Credit Suisse, bringing...
High-Yield, Junk Bond ETFs Are Gaining Traction
December 13, 2016
After the fallout in the fixed-income market following the sudden surge in yields, investors are moving back into speculative-grade, junk bond exchange traded funds. Over the past week, as the iShares...
BKLN, FINZ: Big ETF Inflows
December 09, 2016
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN), which added 16,300,000...
Investors Return to Bank Loan ETFs
November 29, 2016
Speculation that the Federal Reserve will almost certainly boost interest rates next month is prompting some investors to turn to floating-rate bank loans and related ETFs to hedge against rising rate...
What Might Happen With Floating Rate ETFs When Rates Rise
November 17, 2016
In anticipation of a rising interest rate environment, fixed-income investors should consider ETFs that track floating rate notes. Should expectations of higher interest rates gain momentum, it would...
Investors are Turning to Senior Secured Floating Rate Bank Loans
November 03, 2016
Each week, ETF Trends publisher Tom Lydon sits down for “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where he highlights big movers and losers among exchange traded funds. This...
Gold Miners, Retail And Qualcomm: Fast Money Picks For November 3
November 02, 2016
On CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade, Tim Seymour recommended PowerShares Senior Loan ETF (NYSE: BKLN) as a buy. Brian Kelly ...
BKLN, KORU: Big ETF Inflows
October 31, 2016
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio, which added 8,600,000 units, or a...
High Yield Bond Flows Cliff-Dive As Rate-Hike Odds Soar
October 30, 2016
It appears that too much hawkishness (around the 70% chance of a hike) was too much for bulls to bear, as last week saw high-yield bond ETF outflows soar to an all-time record high.
Corporate Credit ETF Outflows Reflect Rate Risk Anxiety
October 28, 2016
Fixed-income investors seem to be taking interest rate risk very seriously ahead of the Federal Reserve December meeting, trimming exposure to intermediate-term corporate bond ETFs. The iShares iBoxx $...
Investors pile into floating-rate funds, hoping to cash in
October 26, 2016
NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Bank-loan funds that aim to pay investors more when interest rates increase are having their best fundraising streak in more than two years as buyers chase performance and...
Market Data Hints At Higher Rate-Hike Odds
October 26, 2016
The Federal Reserve isn’t expected to raise interest rates at next week’s policy meeting, but the Nov. 1-2 gathering will be closely watched for signs that the central bank is preparing to make a move...
Interesting BKLN Put Options For December 16th
October 24, 2016
Investors in Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN) saw new options begin trading today, for the December 16th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the BKLN options...
With more expecting the Federal Reserve to begin another round of interest rate hikes as soon as December, fixed-income investors are shifting into senior secured floating-rate bank loans and related...
BKLN, LABU: Big ETF Inflows
October 21, 2016
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN), which added 12,200,000...
6 Bond ETFs to Play Higher Rates
October 07, 2016
The start of the fourth quarter has renewed worries over the Fed rate hike on a slew of positive economic indicators.
ETF Options to Hedge Growing Risk in Junk Bonds
October 05, 2016
Speculative-grade debt and junk bond exchange traded funds have strengthened as investors search for higher yielding assets in a low-rate environment. However, the greater demand has depressed yields,...
Interesting BKLN Put Options For November 18th
September 19, 2016
Investors in Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN) saw new options begin trading today, for the November 18th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the BKLN options...
Revisiting An Old ETF Income Theme – Bank Loans
September 15, 2016
There is no doubt that 2016 has been a good year for ETF investors directing their capital towards income-generating asset classes.
Revisiting Bank Loan ETFs for Income
September 15, 2016
Yield-hungry investors should look beyond the usual asset classes in their quest for income and that includes considering bank loans or senior loans, an asset class available several exchange traded...
ETFs That Welcome a Fed Rate Hike
September 09, 2016
The markets soured on speculation of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate hike as soon as this month. However, there are market segments and exchange traded funds that welcome higher rates....
Investors in Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN) saw new options become available today, for the April 2017 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the...
Senior Bank Loans: An Alternative Fixed-Income ETF Strategy
August 05, 2016
Yield-strapped investors seeking to augment their income should consider incorporating senior secured floating-rate bank loans and related exchange traded funds into their portfolios. A senior loan is...
Value Is Scarce Among Income-Generating ETFs
August 03, 2016
The definition of value is a fierce debate among investors that seek to find intrinsically underpriced assets.
A Relatively Cheap, Defensive Bond ETF Strategy
July 25, 2016
As the markets anticipate a higher likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike before the year’s end, it may be a good time to revisit senior floating-rate bank loans exchange traded fund...
Bank Loan ETFs Enjoy Stellar Second Quarter
July 05, 2016
Among the exchange-traded funds benefiting from investors' thirst for yield and fixed income are bank loan funds, including the ...
With the Federal Reserve largely expected to begin hiking interest rates sometime this year, fixed-income assets could weaken, but bond exchange traded fund investors have some alternative options to...
Guess What? Investors Still Love Bond ETFs
June 07, 2016
This year's flows action in the world of exchange-traded funds has largely been defined by risk-off sentiment. That includes ...