New Investments and Products for Retirement (May 14 2018)
Robert Powell, CFP®
Here are some new investments and products that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios.
BlackRock's iShares has brought to Cboe Global Markets the iShares Inflation Hedged Corporate Bond ETF. (LQDI) The fund seeks to mitigate the inflation risk of a portfolio composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund holds shares of the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond fund (LQD) and positions in inflation swaps. The fund is actively managed to a rules-based strategy that seeks to mitigate inflation risk. The fund can be used to manage inflation risk while seeking income from investment grade bonds.