A steepening Treasury curve and prospects for higher interest rates could be what negative-duration bond ETFs have been needing for traction.
With the 10-year topping 2 percent, maybe rising rates are really a thing?
A suite of ETFs helps investors maintain fixed-income exposure in a rising-rate environment.
Duration-hedged ETFs offer some protection.
WisdomTree Investments closed out 2013 with a bang, launching six funds in one day in mid-December. Five of the new funds listed on the Nasdaq and are clearly aimed at quelling investors’ fears of a rising interest rate related to the Federal Reserve’s announced $10 billion tapering of its economic stimulus.
Is the end of 30-year bull market in rates imminent, or are we just in a cyclical bear?