Senior Loan ETF FT (NQ: FTSL )
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Rising Yields Push Investors Toward Bank Loan and Inflation Protected Bond Funds for the Week
January 15, 2021
For the fund-flows week ended January 13, 2021, some investors appeared to be in search of fixed-income securities that were either tied to inflation or adjust for rising yields, while others remained...
Thursday's ETF with Unusual Volume: LDSF
July 16, 2020
The First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 55,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 49,000. Shares...
In trading on Monday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $46.21, changing hands as high as $46.30 per share. First Trust Senior Loan...
Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FTSL
November 11, 2019
In trading on Monday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $47.38, changing hands as high as $47.40 per share. First Trust Senior Loan...
First Trust Senior Loan Fund (FTSL) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
October 02, 2019
In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $47.27, changing hands as low as $47.24 per share. First Trust Senior Loan...
5 Best-Performing Fixed Income ETFs During April
May 08, 2019
The evolution of fixed income in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) space has undoubtedly opened doors for investors to provide easy access to this asset class. Now, investors have a plethora of options...
FTSL, I: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
March 21, 2019
Symbols mentioned in this story: FTSL, I Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ''shares'' investors are actually buying and selling ''units''. These ''units'' can be...
First Trust Launches New Active ETF of ETFs
January 08, 2019
First Trust added to its lineup of fixed income exchange traded funds last week with the debut of the First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF (NASDAQ: LDSF), an actively managed ETF of ETFs. The...
A New Bond ETF To Manage Duration Risk
January 07, 2019
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates four times last year, stoking billions of dollars of inflows to short and ultra-short duration ...
Thanks To Bank Loans
November 21, 2018
Technology ETFs Take the Lead After Market Correction
February 21, 2018
U.S. markets have somewhat recovered from the recent stumble, and technology and sector-related exchange traded funds are leading the charge as investors look back into the growth trade. The Technology...
Renewed Enthusiasm For Bank Loan ETFs
September 13, 2017
With investors continuing their search for income and yield, bank loan or senior loan exchange-traded funds are seeing some renewed ...
Transparent Active Equity ETFs – Not An Oxymoron
August 29, 2017
By Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA It’s a strange period for active US equity management. Even as data indicates more active funds are successfully keeping up with passive alternatives in 2017, money continues...
FTSL Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level
April 21, 2017
In trading on Friday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $48.43, changing hands as low as $48.40 per share. First Trust Senior Loan Fund...
FTSL: ETF Inflow Alert
January 06, 2017
Symbols mentioned in this story: FTSL Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ''shares'' investors are actually buying and selling ''units''. These ''units'' can be traded...
IEFA, FDIV: Big ETF Inflows
January 04, 2017
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF, which added 7,200,000 units, or a 2.5%...
ETFs For Higher Rates And Inflation
December 29, 2016
The new president has an ambitious plan to spend money and cut taxes. Here are a few exchange-traded funds that can provide some ballast for a likely rise in both interest rates and inflation.
FTSL Crosses Critical Technical Indicator
November 10, 2016
In trading on Thursday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $48.05 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative...
Buy Health Care Now? It All Depends On The Election
November 06, 2016
It is impossible to separate market strategy from the presidential campaign. Each candidate will deal differently with various investment sectors. Here is our strategy, along with two health care picks...
With more expecting the Federal Reserve to begin another round of interest rate hikes as soon as December, fixed-income investors are shifting into senior secured floating-rate bank loans and related...
ETF Options to Hedge Growing Risk in Junk Bonds
October 05, 2016
Speculative-grade debt and junk bond exchange traded funds have strengthened as investors search for higher yielding assets in a low-rate environment. However, the greater demand has depressed yields,...
Bond Funds, More Than Equity Funds, Beat The Market
September 27, 2016
For the past 14 years, the S&P Indices Versus Active Funds Scorecard, now published by S&P Dow Jones Indices, has measured the performance of actively managed equity and fixed income portfolios against...
Revisiting An Old ETF Income Theme – Bank Loans
September 15, 2016
There is no doubt that 2016 has been a good year for ETF investors directing their capital towards income-generating asset classes.
ETFs That Welcome a Fed Rate Hike
September 09, 2016
The markets soured on speculation of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate hike as soon as this month. However, there are market segments and exchange traded funds that welcome higher rates....
Senior Bank Loans: An Alternative Fixed-Income ETF Strategy
August 05, 2016
Yield-strapped investors seeking to augment their income should consider incorporating senior secured floating-rate bank loans and related exchange traded funds into their portfolios. A senior loan is...
A Relatively Cheap, Defensive Bond ETF Strategy
July 25, 2016
As the markets anticipate a higher likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike before the year’s end, it may be a good time to revisit senior floating-rate bank loans exchange traded fund...
With the Federal Reserve largely expected to begin hiking interest rates sometime this year, fixed-income assets could weaken, but bond exchange traded fund investors have some alternative options to...
10 Floating Rate ETFs to Hedge Rate Risks
May 20, 2016
In anticipation of a rising interest rate environment, fixed-income investors should consider exchange traded funds that track floating rate notes. Should expectations of higher interest rates gain...
FTSL Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
April 14, 2016
In trading on Thursday, shares of the First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $47.88, changing hands as high as $47.91 per share. First Trust Senior Loan...