October 30, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
3 High-Yielding Long Term Bond ETFs
Long term bonds have been the topic of considerable debate over the last few years. As central banks around the world have printed money and pushed interest rates to record lows, many investors have suspected that a “bubble” in this market is forming. Because long-term fixed income is sensitive to changes in interest rates hikes, the theory has been that the inevitable uptick in inflation will send prices tumbling. But so far, interest rates have shown no signs of climbing, and long-term bonds have produced stellar returns and continue to offer up some quality dividend yield opportunities [see also Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio]: 1. Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (EDV) This unique ETF looks to follow the Barclays U.S. Treasury STRIPS Index, which measures the returns of STRIP investments with a 20 to 30 year maturity. A treasury STRIP is a principal payment on a US Treasury security that has been stripped [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Long-Term Bond ETFs: Coming Back In Style Three “Dividend ETFs” That Go Beyond Stocks June Edition Of ETF Edge Now Available ETF Insider: Sour Data Spooks Bulls ETF Insider: Opportunities In A Pullback
Long term bonds have been the topic of considerable debate over the last few years. As central banks around the world have printed money and pushed interest rates to record lows, many investors have suspected that a “bubble” in this market is forming. Because long-term fixed income is sensitive to changes in interest rates hikes, the theory has been that the inevitable uptick in inflation will send prices tumbling. But so far, interest rates have shown no signs of climbing, and long-term bonds have produced stellar returns and continue to offer up some quality dividend yield opportunities [see also Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio]: 1. Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (EDV) This unique ETF looks to follow the Barclays U.S. Treasury STRIPS Index, which measures the returns of STRIP investments with a 20 to 30 year maturity. A treasury STRIP is a principal payment on a US Treasury security that has been stripped [...]

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