Alternative energy, green power solutions as they are called, is the most discussed topic these days given the ardent attempt to combat global warming worldwide. Solar and wind are gradually transforming the way we produce and consume energy,... (full story)
Stock funds attracted $8.4 billion for the week ending Mar 4, according to data from Lipper. This was the biggest inflow since late December. Of these, $6.9 billion was invested in non-U.S. stock funds. U.S.-focused stock funds added $1.5 billion.... (full story)
Yield-focused ETFs have gained immense popularity lately and are riding higher on investors' drive for higher income amid a low interest rate environment prevailing globally, including the U.S. However, this situation may reverse when the Fed starts... (full story)
James Picerno - Seeking Alpha - Fri Mar 06, 4:31PM CST
One of the more intriguing observations in Berkshire Hathaway's new letter to shareholders is Warren Buffett's reference to what I like to call economic gravity, a.k.a the law of large numbers. There are several ways to keep it at bay (maybe),... (full story)
Wall Street Daily - Seeking Alpha - Fri Mar 06, 3:28PM CST
By Alan Gula Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) is facing an investor confidence crisis. The storied bond firm experienced over $150 billion of mutual fund outflows in 2014. And PIMCO's flagship Total Return Fund is now 54% smaller than it... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 06, 3:00PM CST
Jobs Friday was even more active than usual as traders and investors digested more robust employment data along with news that Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL) will replace AT&T (NYSE: T) in the Dow Jones Industrial Average later this month.
U.S.... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 06, 1:46PM CST
The improving job numbers are fueling Federal Reserve rate hike speculation and dragging on the gold bullion and miner-related exchange traded funds.
With the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD ) , the world’s largest ETF backed by physical... (full story)