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Searching for Yield — Y-T-D BXY Is Up 7.8%, and VXTYN Is Up 75%

This year many investors have searched for investments with higher yields and positive returns. However, some traditional fixed income instruments have had low yields and negative returns.  For example, as of August 29th, the Barclay’s Capital Long-term Treasury Index had a yield of 3.52% and a total year-to-date return of negative 11.46% (source: wsj,com). Many […]