Bond ETFs: The Top 8 Exchange Traded Funds for Your Fixed Income Investing List

Investing in bond ETFs is a simple way to diversify into fixed income investments. We have identified the most popular bond exchange traded funds for you to put on your investment watchlist.

Your Cheat Sheet to Bond Exchange Traded Funds

ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasuries (NYSE:TBT) is the most liquid among bond ETFs. The investment sports an average trading volume of 9.88 million shares per day. The fund corresponds to the performance of the Barclays Capital 20+ Year US Treasury Bond Index. Check out TBT interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

SPDR Lehman High Yield Bonds (NYSE:JNK) maintains high liquidity which can be seen from its average traded volume of 2.24 million shares per day. The fund follows the Barclays Capital High Yield Very Liquid Index which measures the dollar dominated, non investment grade fixed rate corporate bonds with maturity of at least one year. Check out JNK interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treasury Bonds (NYSE:TLT) is highly liquid and maintains the average traded volume of 7.41 million shares per day. The fund measures the price and yield performance of Barclays Capital US 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index. Check out TLT interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (AMEX:TIP) maintains high liquidity with an average trading volume of 787,614 shares per day. The fund tracks the price and yield performance of United States Treasury market. Check out TIP interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bond Fund (NYSE:LQD) maintains the average trading volume of 813,527 shares per day making it enough liquid to be included in the list. The fund corresponds to price and yield performance of iBoxx $ Liquid Investment Grade Index which measures the performance of most liquid 600 corporate bonds. Check out LQD interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (NYSE:AGG) trades an average volume of 588,894 shares per day. The fund measures the performance of investment grade bond market in United States which includes, Government bonds, investment grade corporate bonds, mortgage pass through securities and asset backed securities. Check out AGG interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSE:BND) is trades 708,293 shares per day on average which makes it highly liquid. The fund follows the performance of Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index which measures publicly traded investment grade fixed bond securities in United States. Check out BND interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corp Bonds (NYSE:HYG) is one of the most highly traded bond ETFs and maintains the average volume of 966,572 shares per day.  The fund tracks the price and yield performance of the iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index. Check out HYG interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

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