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ETF Guide founder, Ron DeLegge, explains that in a typical "battle", "each fund is judged against the other in key categories like cost, exposure strategy, performance and a mystery category."

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Two industry experts are brought in to debate the ETFs and eventually declare a winner.

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In this episode of ETF Battles, you'll watch an audience requested match between the iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF (FLOT) and the Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF (IVOL).

Bond investors want higher yield income, but are concerned about the negative impact of higher interest rates on the value of their bond portfolio. Which bond ETF strategy is better for a rising interest rates?

Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees this fixed income bout with guest judges Todd Rosenbluth at CFRA Research and John Davi at Astoria Portfolio Advisors providing their research insights.

Each ETF is judged against the other in key categories like cost, exposure strategy, performance, yield, and a mystery category. Find out who wins the battle! 

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ETF Battles is sponsored by: Direxion Daily Leveraged & Inverse ETFs. If you're ready for a bold trade, visit http://www.Direxion.com 

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Get in touch with our judges: CFRA Research https://www.cfraresearch.com Astoria Portfolio Advisors https://www.astoriaadvisors.com/ 

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