Good informational article on new bond etfs if you are trying to figure out how to allocate the bond portion of your portfolio. I believe #2 and #5 are worth looking at. #2 if you are convinced rates are headed higher but still struggling to pick up yield, #5 if you believe active management can beat the overall bond market.
FYI: I am not a fan of buying individual bonds because of their illiquidity and believe ETFs are definitely the way to go in bond land. Still I will put out a piece down the road explaining how to find the most recent price specific bonds have traded at for those interested in buying individual bonds.
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