NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- At a time when most bond funds have been sinking, high-yield exchange-traded funds have suffered especially big losses.
But new hedged ETFs have been limiting the damage by selling some assets short, betting that bonds will fall.
Among the top performers is ProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged (HYHG), which returned 0% in the past month.Other hedged funds that have outdone conventional high-yield ETFs include Market Vectors Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond (THHY) and First Trust High Yield Long/Short (HYLS).
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