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Brian Moriarty

Brian Moriarty is an associate director, fixed income strategies, for Morningstar.


Bank-loan funds offer protection against rising interest rates but aren’t impervious to other risks; we think these funds follow solid strategies.

Over the past five years, Frost Total Return Bond has managed to outpace both the short- and intermediate-term bond peer groups despite its light exposure to corporate bonds.

IShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF grants exposure to emerging-markets and high-yield bonds alongside high-quality, investment-grade fare, says Morningstar's Brian Moriarty.