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Flows have been high into developing-markets debt ETFs as investors seek more yield, but several funds are apt to manage the credit risks.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs .
ETFs allow fixed-income investors to put money into markets that were previously inaccessible, but the abundance of funds can complicate the decision-making process, says Wela Strategies' Mitch Reiner.
Low-volatility strategies look attractive for developed-markets exposure today, says Morningstar's Sam Lee.
PIMCO's Vineer Bhansali says investors should consider active ETFs over traditional indexed vehicles because the latter are carrying very low yields and few prospects for price gains.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks, funds, and ETFs today.
Vanguard's Joel Dickson weighs the similarities and differences between the two vehicles, commenting on tax advantages, trading flexibility, dividend reinvestment, and more.
Although investors may remain broadly skeptical of equity markets, asset flow data suggest they could be taking more risk than expected in other asset classes.
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