How a Money Market Alternative Returns Over 7%

How a Money Market Alternative Returns Over 7%

Angel Oak’s Bortz discusses his firm’s ETFs.

Reviewed by: Staff
Edited by: Kent Thune

With short-term interest rates above 5%, demand for money market funds and ultra-short-term bond ETFs has been surging.

Angel Oak Capital Advisors has capitalized on that demand with its UltraShort Income ETF (UYLD), a fund with gains of 7.4% over the past year versus 5.3% for the SPDR Bloomberg 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL).

How does UYLD do it? And what other interesting ETFs does Angel Oak currently manage?

In this Episode of Talk ETFs, Senior Analyst Sumit Roy sits down with Ward Bortz, ETF Portfolio Manager at Angel Oak Capital Advisors, to find out.

Tune in to this episode and learn how UYLD attempts to generate returns that are higher than money market funds and traditional ultra-short-term bond ETFs by investing in structured credit.

Talk ETFs is a weekly video series hosted by’s Senior Analyst Sumit Roy. Episodes highlight up-to-the-minute investing trends and strategies with commentary from leading experts in the ETF industry.