There's No Such Thing As Free Yield
iShares Fixed Income Portfolio Solutions
January 23, 2012
Money market accounts are yielding close to zero, deposits are also yielding next to nothing and the Federal Reserve has made it clear that it intends to keep interest rates low until at least the middle of 2013. In this low rate environment, investors are searching for fixed income products to add to their portfolios that can generate higher yield. But in this video Steve Laipply, a member of BlackRock's Model-Based Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group, cautions that there's no such thing as free yield. Often, products that generate higher returns also involve greater risks.
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