The Fed Has Been Buying ETFs, Heres a List

Here’s how the big numbers break down. There have been flows of $150.1 billion into bond ETFs through August 31 (about $132 billion of that is U.S. funds). As of the end of August, however, the Fed had only bought $8.7 billion worth of such funds.

ETF NAME FED HOLDINGS FED % OF MAY-AUG INFLOWS
VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF ANGL, -0.83% 34 3%
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF HYG, -0.88% 330 3%
Xtrackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF HYLB, -0.90% 1,791 4%
iShares Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF IGIB, -0.15% 2,916 17%
iShares Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF IGSB, 0.00% 3,908 18%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF JNK, -0.94% 2,006 28%
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF LQD, -0.18% 7,932 31%
iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF SHYG, -0.75% 786 4%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF SJNK, -0.67% 77 41%
iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF SLQD, -0.07% -86 -51%
SPDR Portfolio Intermediate Term Corporate Bond ETF SPIB, -0.04% 584 83%
SPDR Portfolio Short Term Corporate Bond ETF SPSB, -0.02% 450 63%
iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFUSHY 535 12%
SPDR Portfolio Short Term Corporate Bond ETF USIG, -0.13% 803 23%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF VCIT, -0.14% 9,356 15%
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF VCSH, -0.05% 6,785 22%
Source: ETF Trends analysis

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