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U.S. Stock ETFs Rally as Fed Leaves Room for Rate Cuts Ahead

U.S. markets and stock exchange traded funds continued to strengthen Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled potential interest rate cuts later this year, bolstering investors’ confidence that the economy can weather any storms brought by the ongoing trade war with China. On Wednesday, the Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ: QQQ) was up 0.4%, SPDR Dow Jones [...]

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What a Difference a Day Makes: 2019 Rate Cut Mania

What a difference a day makes. Or even a few hours. That’s how sharply the markets turned after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell stated in an address about the committee’s approach to monetary policy that they were “closely monitoring the implications” of President Trump’s array of tariffs on the domestic economy and would “act as [...]

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Top 3 ETF Opportunities & Risks in 2019 

The top risks for investors in today’s volatile markets are emotion-driven behavior, corrections, and performance-chasing. Prime opportunities include solid portfolio construction framework, product innovation, and complimenting core positions, trends identified in a panel discussion as part of Charles Schwab’s ETF Week.  What to Watch Out For In volatile times with big valuation swings, investors can [...]

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Shopify, Associated E-Commerce ETFs Up Big

E-commerce company Shopify closed up 7.5% on Wednesday after it announced a plethora of enhancements to its direct-to-consumer platform for brands today. The company promulgated a new Shopify Plus for enterprise, uncovered its next-generation Point of Sale (POS) software, and broadened its language, payment, and store capabilities. The company also presented developers with a handful of new tools. [...]

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What Fed Decision Means For Investors

With the Federal Reserve announcing it will keep rates unchanged as of Wednesday, what does that mean for investors and the economy? A divided Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates Wednesday and indicated that no cuts are coming in 2019. The decision came during a split over what the future holds and still [...]

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Trading Grain ETFs

CLS' Grant Engelbart discusses how his firm uses Teucrium's single-commodity funds.

 

Geopolitics & Fixed Income ETFs

BlackRock’s Joyce Choi discusses the latest outlook for fixed income investments. 

 

Daily Inflows Total $8.6B

Vanguard ETFs in particular had large inflows on Tuesday, June 18.

 

ETF League Table As Of June 18, 2019

Vanguard had the largest inflows of all ETF issuers by far on Tuesday, June 18.

 

2019's Top ETF Shines Bright

Why solar stocks are driving these renewable power ETFs higher.

 

What a Difference a Day Makes: 2019 Rate Cut Mania

By Direxion

What a difference a day makes. Or even a few hours. That’s how sharply the markets turned after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell stated in an address about the committee’s approach to monetary policy that they were “closely monitoring the implications” of President Trump’s array of tariffs on the domestic economy and would “act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”

 

An ETF Strategy to Manage Global Risks in Late Cycle

As the U.S. heads deeper into the late market cycle, investors will be faced with increased volatility and should consider exchange traded fund strategies that help diminish the risks.

 

Buy on the Dip Prospects: June 19 Edition

Below is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities.

The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that its 50-day moving average is above its 200-day moving average, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively.

Second, each of these ETFs is also trading below its five-day moving average, thereby offering a near-term ‘buy on the dip’ opportunity, given the longer-term uptrend at hand. Note that this prospects list also features a liquidity screen by excluding ETFs with average trading volumes below the one million shares mark. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

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Hot Sectors, ETFs To Explore Right Now

U.S. stocks have been retracing the path back to their all-time highs this months, exploding higher on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he will be meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the upcoming G-20 summit, and broadening anticipation for a U.S.-China trade deal. Traders and economist have been increasingly sanguine since earlier this month, when Federal Reserve Chairman Powell signaled the Fed would come to the market’s aid if necessary.

 

Tread Carefully With Leveraged Gold ETF

The Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares (NUGT C+), one of the most heavily traded leveraged exchange traded funds, is on a tear. NUGT is up 13.45% over the past week and higher by more than 45% this month, prompting some market observers to speculate the fund could be poised for a breather.

 

Warren Buffett's Letter: Big Stock Losses, the U.S. Budget Deficit and Jokes

 

February 23, 2019--The stock market rout that occurred at the end of last year hurt Berkshire Hathaway's 2018 profits, at least on paper.
The conglomerate controlled by Warren E. Buffett suffered losses of $25.4 billion in the fourth quarter, according to Berkshire's annual report that was released on Saturday.

 

Invesco shuts down 19 ETFs

 

February 22, 2019--Invesco has spent years expanding its product range through acquisitions, including takeovers of Guggenheim and OppenheimerFunds, but this week dropped 19 exchange-traded funds from its product list.

 

iShares U.S. ETF Trust files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares U.S. ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 

iShares files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares, Inc. has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 

iShares Trust files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 
 
 

June 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition.

 

These 3 China ETFs are Oversold and Undervalued

 

In little over a week since President Trump’s tweet announcing tariffs on many Chinese goods would rise from 10% to 25%, the 28 Chinese equity funds in our database have lost an average of 10.4%, which is more than double the drop in the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) since then. Many of the Chinese ETFs…

 

May 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for May 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs with…

 

April 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for April 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs with…

 

Is My ETF Priced Right? Look at the Comps.

 

In real estate, buyers and sellers often look to “comps” to help determine a home’s value. Comps are usually an average price at which similar homes in the area have sold in the recent past. Since a home is most people’s largest investment, buyers are keen to get good value for their money. ETF investors…

 
 
 

Saudi Arabia ETFs star in ETF inflows for May

 

Detlef Glow, Refinitiv

The May 2019 European ETF Market Report from the Lipper team at Refinitiv reports that the promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows of EUR2.3 billion for May.

 

BlackRock iShares analyses asset allocation and trends

 

Ursula Marchioni, BlackRock

Ursula Marchioni, (pictured), Chief Strategist EMEA, iShares BlackRock and her BlackRock Portfolio and Analysis (BPAS) team have published a portfolio analysis of asset allocation and trends in EMEA portfolios, based on over 600 client portfolios, which indicates an increasing role for alternatives, but also highlights the issue of ‘forgotten risk’.

 

Invesco launches range of passive ETFs integrating ESG factors into low-cost, core equity exposure

 

Invesco is launching a range of ETFs offering passive exposure to broad equity markets, but with index weightings determined by the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) scores of each company rather than just their size. 

 

Brown Brothers Harriman to service Hong Kong’s first active ETF 

 

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co has been appointed as the custodian and administrator for the first actively managed ETF domiciled in Hong Kong, the ICBC CICC USD Money Market ETF, which is being launched by China International Capital Corporation (CICC) with ICBC Asset Management (Global) Company Limited acting as Investment Advisor. 

 

ProShares joins Pershing’s no-transaction-fee ETF platform

 

ETF provider ProShares has joined FundVest ETF, the no-transaction-fee exchange traded fund platform from BNY Mellon’s Pershing.

 
 
 

Why is gold this billionaire investor’s favorite investment

 

From Frank Holmes: It was another strong week for gold, which managed to eke out its fourth straight week of positive gains. The price of the yellow metal broke above $1,350 an ounce on Friday, while gold miners, as measured

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Tech companies angry over proposed bill that would make them liable for their users content

 

From Salvador Rodriguez: Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed out at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube. The new bill, titled the Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act,

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Fed leaves rates unchanged and forecasts no rate cuts in 2019

 

From Jeff Cox : A divided Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates Wednesday and indicated formally that no cuts are coming in 2019. The decision came amid divisions over what is ahead and still leaves open the possibility

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Wall Street’s expectations for marijuana stocks continues to plummet

 

From Sean Williams: Legal marijuana projects as one of the fastest-growing industries for the next couple of years. It generated $12.2 billion in global sales in 2018, and the team of Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics have forecast worldwide

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An interesting dividend ETF that investors should consider buying

 

From Zacks Equity Research : Making its debut on 09/12/2016, smart beta exchange traded fund Fidelity High Dividend ETF (FDVV) provides investors broad exposure to the Style Box – All Cap Value category of the market. What Are Smart Beta

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