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    Coulter Regal, CFA, Associate Product Manager

    Concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic may cause companies to suspend or even cut dividends to preserve cash. See how Morningstar’s Distance to Default score, which assesses a company’s financial health, can be an effective predictor of dividend cuts.

    Income Investing

    March 23, 2020

    Fixed income ETFs can offer investors an efficient and easily accessible vehicle to the bond market however, there are a series of misconceptions that surround fixed income ETFs, making due diligence a pivotal component of an investor's journey.

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    Income Investing

    March 10, 2020

    Strengthen Your Core with Dividends During Volatility

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    The recent volatility in the market and the uncertainty around the impact of coronavirus reinforces the need to be prepared. Tempering volatility, at the portfolio level in particular, can improve the investing experience and help investors weather bouts of turbulence.

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    Income Investing

    March 02, 2020

    A Big Month for Fallen Angels, But Not a Worrisome Trend

    by William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager

    While 2020 may see a rise in downgrades to fallen angel, we believe this is still on an idiosyncratic basis rather than a sign of a systemic decline in the credit markets.

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    Income Investing

    February 14, 2020

    Green Bonds in the Face of Climate Risk

    by William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager

    From a growing understanding of how climate change may affect a bond portfolio, shifting policy and rising public awareness, we see several trends that we expect will impact the growth of the green bond market.

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