Hitting Your Target: Using Defined-Maturity ETFs to Strengthen Your Bond Ladders

The September Federal Reserve policy meeting might just be one of the most closely watched Fed meetings in history.

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The September Federal Reserve policy meeting might just be one of the most closely watched Fed meetings in history. Fixed-income investors are carefully reviewing asset allocations and preparing portfolios for a potential interest rate hike. With few places to turn for solutions, investors are embracing defined-maturity ETFs to plug holes and fill the gaps within their asset allocation. Could this work for your fixed-income portfolio?

Join ETF.com and Guggenheim Investments for an in-depth look at defined-maturity ETFs. This 60-minute webinar will focus on why these ETFs provide solutions for investors in a rising-rate environment, can be used to strengthen existing bond ladders and how Guggenheim's new fixed-income tool is helping advisors build better bond ladders for their clients

 

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."