Average fees paid by ETF investors have fallen over the last decade as low-cost options gain popularity and large flows create economies of scale.
Traditional benchmarks have a purpose, but they are impersonal and fail to reflect the messy realities of investing.
Current circumstances are a difficult pill to swallow for many bond investors, but that is no reason to offload your ballast, writes Morningstar’s Ben Johnson.
One of the hottest investing trends gains traction in the bond world.
Why iShares Core Total US Dollar Bond Market ETF is more representative of the U.S. bond market than its peers.
This fund's high-quality tilt can help diversify and protect an investor's portfolio.
Record Treasury issuances during the past decade have made the index more conservative than most intermediate-term bond funds.
This ETF can offer greater yield and Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Returns than traditional aggregate index ETFs.
For a pre-retiree, our portfolio includes a larger--and better diversified--stake in bonds.