October 31, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
Hunt For Yield: How Do All The High Yielding ETFs Stack Up
Yield, it seems, continues to be on the minds of investors everywhere. With interest rates continuing to hug record lows, finding meaningful current returns has become a continuous struggles for a wide range of investors. Many asset classes that traditionally supply meaningful yields have dried up, sending investors on a quest for alternatives that can potentially fill the yield void. Many have ventured off the beaten path, embracing securities that weren’t necessarily on their radar screens prior to the recent recession [see Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio]. Below, we profile a handful of asset classes that have historically been known as destinations for yield-hungry investors. Some of these continue to offer hefty distributions, while others have less to offer. Fixed Income: Long-Term Treasuries The iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund has long been popular with investors looking to generate yields without taking on substantial credit risk. But with interest rates [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: iShares Launches More High Yield ETFs (GHYG, IYLD) Free ETF Trading: Comparing All The Options Three “Dividend ETFs” That Go Beyond Stocks Bond ETFs For Every Objective Five More iShares ETFs Now Available Commission Free
Yield, it seems, continues to be on the minds of investors everywhere. With interest rates continuing to hug record lows, finding meaningful current returns has become a continuous struggles for a wide range of investors. Many asset classes that traditionally supply meaningful yields have dried up, sending investors on a quest for alternatives that can potentially fill the yield void. Many have ventured off the beaten path, embracing securities that weren’t necessarily on their radar screens prior to the recent recession [see Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio]. Below, we profile a handful of asset classes that have historically been known as destinations for yield-hungry investors. Some of these continue to offer hefty distributions, while others have less to offer.  Fixed Income: Long-Term Treasuries The iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund  has long been popular with investors looking to generate yields without taking on substantial credit risk. But with interest rates [...]

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