BOND

Has PIMCO’s Bill Gross Lost His Midas Touch?

The "Bond King's" Total Return Fund is doing some serious bleeding in 2013, but how much of it rests on Bill Gross' shoulders? More 

Why This Is Not a Buy-and-Hold Market

Long-term thinking investors should start looking for chances to cull under-performing ETFs and stocks, putting the cash to use in these 3 ETFs on dips More 

One Way to Implement A Portfolio Protection Plan

Using stop-loss orders can help investors manage the downside risk of investing by placing a floor on possible losses. More 

Are Muni Bond ETFs Worth the Risks?

Detroit put municipal bonds back in the headlines last week, after announcing that it couldn't repay a portion of its debt. Should investors be worried? More 

PIMCO Does Active ETFs Right

Three new actively managed ETF versions of bond mutual funds co-managed by Bill Gross will be hitting markets soon. Given PIMCO's pedigree, these should be good. More 

Actively Managed ETFs: The ‘Preferred’ Path to Income

First Trust has brought the growing trend of actively managed ETFs into the preferred-share world via its new FPE fund. More 

When Your Fund Changes Its Focus

SNDS didn't do a very good job of tracking Canadian Oil Sands, so a shift in focus was called for. But no one was expecting the ETF to change this dramatically. More