January 03, 2013 at 09:00 AM EST
Fallen Angel Bonds: High-Yield In Disguise
With more of the same economic uncertainties set to plague investors confidence in the new year, it’s likely that the hunt for meaningful yield will remain a dominant theme in 2013. Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager at Van Eck’s Market Vectors, recently took time to discuss an intriguing corner of the fixed income market that has slipped under the radar for most, but warrants a closer look from anyone looking to enhance their portfolio’s yield without incurring handfuls of volatility [see 101 High Yield ETFs For Every Dividend Investor]. ETF Database (ETFdb): What was the inspiration behind creating the Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)? Fran Rodilosso (FR): Fallen angel bonds, a subset of the high-yield bond universe that were rated investment grade at the time of their issuance, have historically outperformed original issue high-yield bonds, as measured by the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Fallen Angel High Yield Index (H0FA) and BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Junk Bond ETFs: More Than Just JNK & HYG Bond Value Investors Behold: ANGL April Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures Van Eck Debuts Fallen Angel Junk Bond ETF (ANGL)
With more of the same economic uncertainties set to plague investors confidence in the new year, it’s likely that the hunt for meaningful yield will remain a dominant theme in 2013. Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager at Van Eck’s Market Vectors, recently took time to discuss an intriguing corner of the fixed income market that has slipped under the radar for most, but warrants a closer look from anyone looking to enhance their portfolio’s yield without incurring handfuls of volatility [see 101 High Yield ETFs For Every Dividend Investor]. ETF Database (ETFdb): What was the inspiration behind creating the Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)? Fran Rodilosso (FR): Fallen angel bonds, a subset of the high-yield bond universe that were rated investment grade at the time of their issuance, have historically outperformed original issue high-yield bonds, as measured by the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Fallen Angel High Yield Index (H0FA) and BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II [...]

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