Ultimate Guide To iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund (LQD)
Fixed income securities have long been a major part of investor portfolios; corporate bonds in particular often hold a key role. In many cases investment-grade corporate bonds can have a “win-win” impact on portfolios, reducing overall volatility while also delivering income. Unfortunately, bonds have some attributes that make them less than ideal for many individual investors; because investors cannot buy or sell partial “shares” of a bond, it can be difficult for investors to buy and hold a truly diversified portfolio [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. This is where the iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF comes into the picture. LQD is one of the most popular options for investors looking to gain exposure to the corporate bond market, and it’s well worth a closer look. In A Nutshell This ETF seeks to replicate the returns of the iBoxx U.S. Dollar Liquid Investment Grade Index, [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Profiling 5 Corporate Bond ETFs Besides LQD CBND vs. LQD: Better Corporate Bond ETF? How To Invest Like UBS In 2012 (Using Only ETFs) PowerShares Launches Fundamental Corporate Bond ETF (PFIG) Using ETFs To Build A Complete Bond Portfolio
Fixed income securities have long been a major part of investor portfolios; corporate bonds in particular often hold a key role. In many cases investment-grade corporate bonds can have a “win-win” impact on portfolios, reducing overall volatility while also delivering income. Unfortunately, bonds have some attributes that make them less than ideal for many individual investors; because investors cannot buy or sell partial “shares” of a bond, it can be difficult for investors to buy and hold a truly diversified portfolio [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. This is where the iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF comes into the picture. LQD is one of the most popular options for investors looking to gain exposure to the corporate bond market, and it’s well worth a closer look. In A Nutshell This ETF seeks to replicate the returns of the iBoxx U.S. Dollar Liquid Investment Grade Index, [...]

Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com.

Related Posts:

Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here