The Quest for Yield in an Uncertain Income Rate Environment

Explore strategies that have helped the largest institutions navigate through uncertain times.

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Managing Editor
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Reviewed by: Olly Ludwig
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Edited by: Olly Ludwig

Concerns are mounting over the timing of the first interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve. While the timing of the first increase and frequency/magnitude of future rate hikes are anyone's guess, that uncertainty has changed the way institutional investors are thinking about income generation, especially after years of a zero interest-rate policy. While capturing income is always a focus, the effects of rising rates can be devastating to a fixed-income portfolio. Join ETF.com and First Trust as we explore strategies and share insights that have helped many of the largest institutions better position their fixed-income assets for the precarious road ahead.

 

Olly Ludwig is the former managing editor of etf.com. Previously, he was a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and an editor at Bloomberg News. Before that, Ludwig was a journalist at the Reuters News Agency in New York.