Why Bond ETF's May Not Be Your Best Choice

Matt Thalman - INO.com Contributor - ETFs

One of the greatest things about the world of finance is we have so many different options when it comes to investing. We have stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETF's, real estate, commodities, metals, currency, the list goes on. But, with all of these different options, it is difficult to navigate through what we should be investing in and what we should leave alone. Each of the different options investors have at their disposal has their own pros and cons.

With that in mind, let's take a look at Bond Exchange Traded Fund's to help determine if they are the best option for you.

Issues with Bond ETF's

First what is a bond ETF? Similar to other ETF's it is a highly liquid asset which investors can trade in and out of daily, hourly, or even by the minute. These funds hold a variety of different "bond's", based on the restrictions the fund manager has set for the ETF. For example the Pimco Total Return Active ETF (BOND) states its own restrictions as following; Continue reading "Why Bond ETF's May Not Be Your Best Choice"