Oct 12 2017

BOND stock quote – PIMCO Active Bond Exchange-Traded Fund Exchange-Traded Fund price #floating #rate #bond

# PIMCO Active Bond Exchange-Traded Fund Exchange-Traded Fund Quote & Summary Data Description The PIMCO Total Return Active ETF is a diversified portfolio of high quality bonds that is actively managed in an effort to maximize return in a risk-managed framework. BOND invests primarily in investment grade debt securities, and discloses all portfolio holdings on a daily basis. The average portfolio duration normally varies within two years (plus or minus) of the benchmark Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index. The fund offers a core bond strategy that is designed to capitalize on opportunities across multiple sectors of the fixed income market. …

Sep 9 2017

Floating-Rate Securities: Timely But Risky #what #is #a #floating #rate

# Floating-rate securities: Timely but risky Investors are scrambling to shield portfolios from rising interest rate threats. So, floating-rate securities are coveted for their protection. Unlike fixed-rate bonds or notes, floating-rate securities, also known as floaters, are investments with interest payments that float or adjust periodically based upon a predetermined benchmark while also offering a small fixed-rate spread. Investors reap higher yields as interest rate benchmarks such as the London Interbank Offered Rate, or Libor, head upward. Corporations and government-sponsored enterprises like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issue floating-rate securities. However, they come with often-ignored risks. Floaters come in 2 …