December 15th, 2015

Inverse Bond ETFs: Highlighting All The Options

By: ETFdb
Investors have been slowly embracing exchange-traded products as a tool for accessing fixed income exposure in recent years, gradually becoming more comfortable with the nuances of bond ETFs and the potential limitations involved when combining this product structure and asset class. As long-term buy-and-holders have increased usage of ETFs as a way to maintain fixed income exposure, those investors with more of a short-term focus have also turned towards ETFs as an efficient way to bet against bonds [see Are Bond ETFs Broken?]. In recent months investors have seemingly adopted an increasingly bearish outlook on fixed income in general, expressing concerns that a confluence of economic factors and developments are pointing towards a tough stretch for all types of bonds, from Treasuries to high yield debt. Contracting credit spreads on corporate debt has raised some red flags, while the recent warning from S&P on the outlook for the U.S. seemed [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: March ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures ProShares Launches Short Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (IGS) ProShares Debuts Short Junk Bond ETF (SJB) Direxion Debuts Short Aggregate Bond, Treasury ETFs ProShares Files For Short Bond ETFs
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