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Yield and Volatility – VPD is Up 13.8%, and Treasury Index is Down 10.8% Y-T-D By Matt Moran

A number of investors recently asked questions such as – What types of yield-based investments can enhance the returns for my portfolio in times of low interest rates? Can I use volatility and options strategies to help diversify my portfolios? Are bond safe, low-risk investments? Below are lists of year-to-date returns* for indexes and exchange-traded […]

A New Application for VIX®: Hedging Bond Portfolios

Equity volatility is frequently used to hedge equity portfolios, but some bond portfolios may also stand to benefit from an allocation to equity volatility.   Read the latest research paper from S&P Indices to learn why corporate and emerging market bonds may enjoy hedging benefits.  Read more…

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