USMV: A Passive Smart Beta Fund with Active Management
The iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV) tries to mimic the performance of the MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index. It includes US stocks with low volatility.
High Yield Bond Funds Saw Inflows—What of Yields and Spreads?
According to Lipper, net inflows from high yield bond funds totaled $1.1 billion in the week ended May 18, 2016.
Who Issued the Most Junk Bonds in the Week Ended May 20?
Issuance in the high yield primary market gained traction due to an improved market environment. Junk bond issuance rose last week.