It has been said time and again that health care is the S&P 500’s top-performing sector this year. So strong has the sector been that at one point in late November, eight of the top 10 non-leveraged sector ETFs on a year-to-date basis were health... (full story)
Editor's note: Originally published on November 10, 2014 Dead or dying academic ideas latched on to by unwary institutional investors litter the investment graveyard landscape. My new book, Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for... (full story)
This has been another disappointing and turbulent year for emerging markets exchange traded funds. Amid faltering currencies, tumbling commodities prices and geopolitical tensions, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO ) and the ... (full story)
After Moscow’s surprise rate hike failed to lift its ailing ruble currency, traders are betting that Russia could dump gold next, pressuring gold bullion and related exchange traded funds.
The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD ) , iShares... (full story)
LendingClub (NYSE: LC ), the first peer-to-peer lending company, made a shining debut on the New York Stock Exchange last week. It raised $870 million in its IPO at a price of $15, which is above its expected price range of $12-$14. LendingClub in... (full story)
2014 has been disastrous for Russian equities thanks to the ban imposed on the nation by the West following its Crimea (erstwhile Ukrainian territory) annexation in the first half of the year. The massive oil crash in the second half also compelled... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Wed Dec 17, 2:55PM CST
Leveraged exchange traded funds have capitalized off some market segments, juicing the returns of the ongoing bull rally or capitalizing off the misfortunes of other areas.
Geared or leveraged exchange traded products try to generate the multiple... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Wed Dec 17, 2:00PM CST
Among all that glitters, the palladium exchange traded fund is outperforming while silver ETFs have been the most tarnished in the precious metals group.
The ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (NYSEArca: PALL ) has increased 8.9% year-to-date,... (full story)
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The latest victim of the crude rout is none other than the stalwart tech stocks. These are the go-to trades that have held up all year long. I'm talking... (full story)