Features and News

Apple Debt Pops Up In Sundry Bond ETFs

The iPhone maker’s big debt sale in April is starting to show up in a slew of bond ETFs.

Features and News

Should You Buy Pimco’s Total Return ETF?

Deciding if owning the Pimco Total Return ETF makes sense will demand more homework than meets the eye.

ETF Report

 Fundamental Bond ETFs In Focus

2011 was a big year for bonds. Market volatility drove investors away from stocks and toward debt like never before, to the tune of almost $20 billion in new inflows for corporate bond ETFs. And most of those funds employ benchmarks weighted by market value—the amount of debt each company has outstanding.

Does that make sense? A recent surge in activity for fundamentally weighted ETFs shows there could be a better option—one that could limit risk while generating return.