Bronze-rated Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company ETF attempts to profit from mean-reversion in valuations among small-cap stocks.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.
The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
Corporate credit spreads are fairly valued--albeit at the tight end of the range that we view as fairly valued.
Rising interest rates have taken their toll, but as the Fed delays dialing back on stimulus, investors are poised to recapture some of their losses.
This cyclical sector appears undervalued, but be ready for a bumpy ride.
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Investment-grade bond spreads compress, but rising interest rates lead to a quarterly loss.
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