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When asked about where things are in the market cycle during a Charles Schwab-hosted media call on Friday, Direxion’s Sylvia Jablonski spoke on the impact of recent volatility, and what it could be building towards. “It’s certainly been a weird and volatile market, to say the least,” said Jablonski, Managing Director, Capital Markets and Institutional [...]
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With rates depressed and attractive yields hard to come by in the fixed-income market, investors may want to consider dividend-paying stocks and related ETFs. Goldman Sachs argued that dividend payers are trading at their cheapest levels in nearly four decades relative to stocks with low yields, CNBC reports. “With the 10-year Treasury yield at just [...]
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With volatility picking up in the markets in the past few weeks, many investors are discussing how to best invest in the late-stage market cycle. On a Charles Schwab hosted media call on Friday, Heather Fischer, Vice President of Mutual Fund and ETF platforms, offered her thoughts on what investors have shared about their expectations for [...]
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China country-specific ETFs strengthened Monday as Beijing revealed measures to bolster its economy and after President Donald Trump said the two countries were talking again. China tech-heavy ETFs were among the best performers on Monday, with the Invesco Golden Dragon China ETF (NasdaqGM: PGJ) up 2.6%, Invesco China Technology ETF (NYSEArca: CQQQ) up 4.4% and [...]
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The Greece ETF surged Monday after the Mediterranean country’s new finance minister revealed sweep tax reforms were a “key priority.” Among the best performing non-leveraged ETFs of Monday, the Global X MSCI Greece ETF (NYSEArca: GREK), the only exchange traded fund dedicated to Greek stocks, increased 4.6%. Greek markets strengthened after Finance Minister Christos Staikouras [...]
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The mortgage-backed security fund ‘MBB’ offers high yield without the credit risk of corporates.
iShares and SPDR had the largest outflows of all ETF issuers on Thursday, Aug. 15.
The low-vol ETF had inflows of about $500 million on Thursday, Aug. 15.
In the movie “Top Gun,” Maverick, the hotshot pilot played by Tom Cruise, said of aerial dogfighting, “You don’t have time to think up there. If you think, you’re dead.” Well, investors don’t have to make that type of snap decision making when volatility strikes, but it’s helpful to know which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) they can turn to without having to think—too long at least.
The low volatility factor is getting plenty of love these days, and investors looking to ETFs to access that factor should remember it can be applied beyond the confines of U.S. borders. Reduced volatility can also work with a broad basket of global equities as highlighted by the iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global ETF (ACWV ).
The Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE ), the largest equity-based energy ETF, is in free fall, having tumbled nearly 10% this month as it labors 28% below its 52-week high, but some analysts believe XLE could be an interesting play on the inverted yield curve.
With Treasury yields tumbling in the U.S. and interest rates poised to decline in an array of other major economies, investors are looking for yield in a variety of places. This includes multi-asset ETFs, such as the Invesco Zacks Multi-Asset Income Index ETF (CVY ).
Trade wars and yield curves are certainly a two-headed dragon that’s been plaguing investors as of late, breathing a heavy fire of volatility all over the capital markets. Traders are betting that this volatility isn’t a temporary scourge and will continue.
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.
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.
February 22, 2019--iShares U.S. ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
February 22, 2019--iShares, Inc. has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
February 22, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for August 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…
The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for July 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…
Succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition.
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…
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…
Ossiam has launched a new ETF offering access to the interest rate structure of US Treasuries on Xetra and Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
StrongVest Global Advisors is to terminate the CWA Income ETF (CWAI) effective at the close of business on 30 August, 2019.
Assets invested in the US ETFs and ETPs industry broke through the USD4 trillion milestone at the end of July, according to ETFGI's July 2019 US ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report.
Trading activity on the Tradeweb European-listed ETF marketplace reached EUR30.67 billion in July, a new high for monthly notional volume. The proportion of transactions completed via Tradeweb’s Automated Intelligent Execution Tool (AiEX) climbed to a record 68.1 per cent.
This week’s ETF Express newsletter starts with an interview with New York Life Investments’ MacKay Municipal Managers’ David Dowden and John Lawlor who explain that the low risk profile, low correlation to other markets and, for US investors, the tax advantage, have all led to increased asset flows into muni ETFs.
From Andrew Hecht Oil prices have been under pressure The energy commodity does not do well with risk-off A level to watch on the downside The price of crude oil was trading at just under the $55 per barrel level…
From Taylor Dart Silver has shot higher since breaking out of its prior box near $16.00/oz, but is now headed into multi-year resistance at the $17.20/oz level. While sentiment has cooled off slightly from the 95% bulls level two weeks…
From Mike Hammer: Silver has been on a nice run lately, popping up into a new trading range last week and surviving its first challenge. But what’s next? There are lots of nice articles out there talking about the factors contributing…
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From Eric Bowler While many investors have been bullish about Cronos (CRON) recently, there’s still some lingering sentiment that the stock could be overvalued. The exuberance surrounding the stock began about 7 months ago when tobacco giant Altria (MO) bought…
From Andrew Hecht Gold rises to the highest price since 2013 Silver trades north of $17 per ounce A pullback is possible, but the trend is your friend After gold and silver reached highs in 1980, the prices took a…