Active income management: a better approach



WWe hear two things every week from advisors across the country: Help me manage my risk and, for Pete’s sake, help me find an income.

In the next webcast, Active income management: a better approach, Jason Greenblath, Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, American Century Investments; and Sean Walker, Vice President, ETF Specialist, American Century Investments, will look at how to really extract higher returns from a bond market that, let’s face it, doesn’t offer much return if you look at it. the main clues.

For example, active management American Century Multi-Sector Income ETF (MUSI) is designed for investors looking for consistent income in a tax-efficient ETF. The team targets attractive returns throughout the market cycle while providing investors with access to a diverse set of securities opportunities, including investment grade companies, high yield companies, market debt. emerging markets and securitized bonds.

Sector allocation decisions are based on the global macroeconomic outlook, historical spreads and cross-sector valuations and are informed by the overall macro strategy and opinions of American Century’s team of sector specialists. Security selection is led by long-time industry specialists who apply bottom-up fundamental analysis to assess relative worth and creditworthiness.

In addition, active management American Century Diversified Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: KORP) seeks current income with an emphasis on quality debt while dynamically allocating a high yield portion of the portfolio. KORP adjusts the investment grade and high yield components to balance interest rate risk and credit risk. The strategy selects individual credits to seek those with strong fundamentals, reduced default risk, attractive valuations and liquidity.

Additionally, the ETF adjusts industry and time exposure as risks and opportunities arise. Up to 35% of the fund’s net assets may be invested in high yield securities or junk bonds. The fund may also invest in derivative instruments such as forward contracts and swap agreements. The weighted average portfolio duration of the fund is expected to be between three and seven years.

Financial advisors who want to learn more about yield-generating ideas can register for the Wednesday, September 8 webcast here.

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