Yellen's comments on interest-rates market mover of the month.
Yellen's remarks roll forward market's expectations of a rate increase.
If you hold one of these popular ETFs, you may have some great opportunities to lower your tax bill.
Someone get Matt some dried frog pills, because he’s lost it.
Exchange-traded fund investors often approach the fixed-income market with fear. Many are more familiar with equities, and don’t know where to position their portfolios in the fixed-income space. Matt Hougan addresses that issue in "The Case For International Fixed-Income Investing" in this issue.
The new SPDR bond ETF boasts a portfolio with an average maturity of 24.39%, says SSgA.
For all of the attention that BGI, Vanguard, PowerShares and even ProShares, Rydex and Claymore have been getting lately, SSgA— with still the largest ETF and second-largest total ETF assets BY FAR—has quietly built a stable of world-class products.
ETF Marketing Race Heats Up
The battle for ETF assets is heating up. Investment News reported that State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) raised wholesaler compensation for ETF sales and lowered the amount it pays for mutual fund and separately managed account (SMA) sales, as it looks to chip into BGI’s dominant position in the ETF industry.