ETF Battles: Which Bond ETF is the Better Strategy for Rising Interest Rates? – FLOT vs. IVOL!

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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Astoria Portfolio Advisors

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