Anemic volumes and muted trading activity generally are the two things that first come to mind when investors are asked about the market’s behavior during the week of Thanksgiving. Few would guess correctly that this holiday week has an undeniably... (full story)
A few new ETFs recently were launched. Goldman Sachs has a new ETF up its sleeve, as do BlackRock and WisdomTree. Furthermore, FlexShares introduces two new Currency Hedged Emerging and Developed Market ETFs. (full story)
Central banks around the globe are embarking on yet another round of monetary and quantitative easing. This particularly is true in Europe, where the European Central Bank, or ECB, recently reiterated its commitment to doing whatever is necessary to... (full story)
The Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF ) and rival financial services exchange traded funds are receiving increased positive attention as advisors and investors come to grips with the fact that the Federal Reserve is likely to raise... (full story)
As the Federal Reserve moves closer to boosting interest rates for the first time in nine years, the U.S. dollar is gaining strength, punishing commodities in the process. Gold and gold exchange traded funds are not exceptions to this rule.
For... (full story)
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While U.S. companies have boosted their cash payouts to shareholders, income-minded investors are still seeking out attractive foreign dividend stock and related exchange traded funds. Some advisors are looking overseas for high yields and renewed... (full story)