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TheStreet Ratings

10 Best Bond and Income ETFs for 2015

Top-Rated ETFS

Top Fixed Income ETFs as of 7/31/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares S&P 500 High DividendSPHDB+B+
WisdomTree Bloomberg US Dollar BullUSDUBB-
Guggenhm BltShs 2016 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJGBB+
Guggenhm BltShs 2015 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJFBB+
Market Vectors Prfrd Secs ex FinlPFXFB-B
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETFHYLSB-B+
PowerShares Fundamental High YieldPHBB-B+
PIMCO 0-5 Year Hi Yield Corp Bd IdxHYSB-B+
PowerShares Preferred PortPGXB-B
PIMCO Total Return Active Exch TrBONDB-B+

Source: TSC Ratings

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TheStreet Ratings' model ranks the risk-adjusted returns on all ETFs on a monthly basis.

The 10 Bond/Fixed-Income ETFs (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

Best ETFs for 2015

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Bond/Fixed-Income ETFs

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