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    Income Investing

    by Nicolas Fonseca, CFA, ETF Product Analyst

    While rising rates are generally negative for rate sensitive asset classes like fallen angel high yield bonds, we believe the reason behind the latest rate moves may provide support for fallen angels.

    Income Investing

    March 15, 2021

    What to Consider When Investing in BDCs

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    Rising 10-year U.S. Treasury yields may drive interest in business development companies (BDCs), because of the exposure BDCs provide and their portfolio’s floating rate nature.

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    Income Investing

    February 17, 2021

    The Consistency of Fallen Angel High Yield Bond Returns

    by William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager

    We examine the key drivers of fallen angel high yield bonds through various economic cycles and changing market environments, as well as what’s in store for 2021.

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    Income Investing

    February 11, 2021

    Consider HY Emerging Markets Bonds Amid Reflation

    by William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager

    Higher rates and inflation are a major challenge for fixed income asset classes, but we believe emerging markets high yield corporate bonds may better withstand these pressures.

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    Income Investing

    January 29, 2021

    Smarter Approaches to Corporate Credit

    by William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager

    How can one decide if an investment grade bond represents attractive value? This whitepaper details our approach to selecting bonds with the highest excess spread relative to their fair value.

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