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Floating rate bonds are a unique debt instrument that use two components to arrive at a final yield: a variable component (tied to a reference rate), and a spread. The combination of these two components is the total yield, which will fluctuate (or float) over time.

Investors that are looking to minimize interest rate risk might find a floating rate bond -- or floating rate bond ETF -- attractive. Here are several floating-rate bond ETF options (that vary in yield): iShares Floating Rate ETF, Market Vectors Floating Rate ETF and Eaton Vance Senior Floating Rate Trust.

Look to the press releases and stories below for announcements of new, high-yield floating-rate ETFs:

Floating Rate ETF News

Precious metal equities finish unchanged. Another deposit in GLD and, surprisingly, in SLV as well. A decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out movement in gold at the Comex-approved depositories on Tuesday---but a another big chunk of silver was deposited.
8/21/14 2:31AM
To see the stock market through a daughter's eyes is illuminating.
8/21/14 1:01AM
For long-term investors, one of the most difficult tasks is keeping your eyes on the prize.
8/20/14 11:29AM
Wall Street is overlooking what makes WalMart a promising stock.
8/12/14 2:22PM
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF where we have detected an approximate $203.0 million dollar inflow -- that's a 5.2% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 77,600,000 to 81,600,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of FLOT, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, FLOT's low point in its 52 week range is $50.55 per share, with $50.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $50.79.
8/12/14 10:55AM
Investors are all too familiar with the KABOOM in precious metals prices in the fall of 2011 and the echo that's still reverberating. Three years later Jeb Handwerger, founder of GoldStockTrades.com, believes it could be the broad market's turn—and soon. In this interview with The Gold Report, Handwerger explains why it's important to position yourself for some fall fireworks and suggests some stocks with booming fundamentals.
8/12/14 1:00AM
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF where we have detected an approximate $76.1 million dollar inflow -- that's a 2.0% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 76,100,000 to 77,600,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of FLOT, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, FLOT's low point in its 52 week range is $50.55 per share, with $50.82 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $50.79.
8/4/14 11:08AM
HIgh short floats reveal the value of some highly compensated CEOs, as they reveal negatives about leadership at Sears, J.C. Penney and Blackberry.
8/3/14 10:00AM
The new money market fund rules recently announced by the SEC may lead investors to change how they view a broad range of short-term instruments, including what has been thought of as their “lowest risk” ...
8/1/14 4:51PM
Trade-Ideas LLC identified WisdomTree Investments (WETF) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate
8/1/14 9:48AM

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