A strategy based on market breadth, an alternative form of trend following, may improve performance by better differentiating between small and large market corrections.
In this Q&A, Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck, discusses what sets fallen angel high yield bonds apart from the broad high yield universe and why investors should be paying attention to this unique segment.
CEO Jan van Eck’s outlook for the rest of 2019 and heading into 2020
Following the surge in negative-yielding debt, we believe investors should consider how they hedge against central bank uncertainty and avoid being too conservative in fixed income.
Where do green bonds fit into the ESG puzzle?
A look at green bond’s role in the climate change challenge and within a fixed income portfolio.
How do you decide where to be positioned on credit and duration?
Interest rates have fallen dramatically recently. How should investors be positioning their fixed income portfolios?
Exercise control over yield and risk to find a custom fit for a portfolio.
Moat investing is based on a simple concept: Invest in companies with sustainable competitive advantages trading at attractive valuations. One of the first steps of implementing this approach is finding companies with a moat.
A company’s moat refers to its ability to maintain the competitive advantages that are expected to help it fend off competition and maintain profitability into the future. Morningstar has identified five sources of moat: Switching Costs, Intangible Assets, Network Effect, Cost Advantage, Efficient Scale.
In this paper, we provide an overview of how these attributes may contribute to a company’s moat and highlight companies that showcase these sources of moat.
Opportunities for investors to gain exposure to China’s markets are growing.
Moat investing is based on a simple concept: invest in companies with sustainable competitive advantages trading at attractive valuations.
Is China’s “drip stimulus” starting to take effect?
The People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC’s) deleveraging efforts impacted China’s economy in 2018. In 2019, we are anticipating the impact of its stimulative policies.