15ETFs and Other Vehicles as Hedges against Inflation and Deflation

Fixed-Income ETFs

Bond ETFs versus Bond Ladders

Bond ETFs versus Index Bond Funds

Using Fixed-Income ETFs and Other Instruments in Conjunction with the Cycle

High-Yield Bond Funds

Inverse Bond Funds

Commodities

Gold and Silver ETFs

There are a number of ETF instruments that can be used to gain exposure to the credit markets but none for commodities in general. For that we need to go to no-load, closed-end mutual funds. Of course it is always possible to gain exposure to the credit markets directly through the purchase of treasury or corporate bonds, but purchasing an ETF gives us greater diversification. Let’s begin by describing some of the fixed-income ETFs.

Fixed-Income ETFs ...

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