I would appreciate your opinion on the iShares Diversified Monthly Income Fund ETF. This ETF seems very boring and steady—something that is really appealing at this moment—and delivers a good, healthy yield. Are there any drawbacks to this "boring old way" of getting a return on my investment? Thanks, as always, for your advice.

iShares Diversified Monthly Income Fund ETF, $12.22, symbol XTR on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 37.5 million; Market cap: $458.3 million; ca.ishares.com), holds units of nine different iShares ETFs.

Among these holdings are units of four bond funds that add up to 60.7% of the iShares Diversified Monthly… Read More