Tag: BOND

3 Roles Bonds Can Play In A Portfolio

The following was authored by Matthew Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. As many investors know, bond investing is not easy. In a previous blog post I had briefly touched upon how to sidestep the most commonly made mistakes. Today I want to dig more into the first of the three mistakes—forgetting what your […]

3 Ways ETFs Have Revolutionized The Bond Market

The following was authored by Matthew Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. Fifteen years ago this week the first bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) debuted, changing the way investors can access fixed income markets. At first, only four iShares bond ETFs were available, with just a small amount of assets and access limited to Treasuries […]

For Investors, “Home Bias” Can Lead To A Failure To Launch

The following was authored by Bill McNabb, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard. “Buy what you know.” It’s one of the adages of investing, and it has plenty of intuitive appeal. After all, the familiar seems inherently less risky. It’s no wonder that many investors heavily tilt their portfolios toward the stocks and bonds of […]

iShares’ Matt Tucker Discusses Common Bond Investor Mistakes

Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Fixed Income Strategy, explains three common mistakes investors make with their bond portfolios and spotlights several iShares bond ETFs.

The Challenge of Investing in Today’s Bond Market

With interest rates remaining low and an uncertain economic outlook moving forward, Nate & Jason offer perspective on confronting the challenge of investing in today’s bond market.  Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Fixed Income Strategy, explains three common mistakes investors make with their bond portfolios and spotlights several iShares bond ETFs.

iShares’ Matt Tucker Discusses Current Bond Market, Spotlights ETFs

Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Fixed Income Strategy, offers his perspective on the current bond market, discusses individual bonds versus bond ETFs, and spotlights several iShares bond ETFs including AGG, TIP, & FLOT.

Bonds 101: Why Own Bonds, Bond ETFs

While bonds do not typically generate the excitement of stocks, they are a no less important part of your portfolio.  We explain the key reasons to own bonds and discuss potential benefits of bond ETFs.  Also, Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Fixed Income Strategy, offers his perspective on the current bond market, discusses individual bonds versus bond ETFs, and spotlights several iShares […]

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig Talks Actively Managed ETFs

Dave Nadig, Chief Investment Officer at ETF.com, offers his perspective on the future of actively managed ETFs and what they could mean for you as an investor.

ETFs’ Next Act: Actively Managed ETFs