When building out an ETF portfolio, many investors prefer to slant their large-cap U.S. stock exposure towards growth or value characteristics. The benefit to this methodology is that you have greater flexibility to hone in on a specific theme that... (full story)
Addison Wiggin - Daily Reckoning - 2 hrs 48 mins ago
This post When Genius Fails Again, Part III appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Addison Wiggin gives even more reasons why genius will fail again in part III of his series on Jim Rickards and the collapse of the financial market house of... (full story)
Frank Holmes - Seeking Alpha - Wed May 27, 2:49PM CDT
Many experts and analysts believe a June rate hike seems very unlikely, but last Friday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen hinted that one might happen as soon as the end of this year: "If the economy continues to improve as I expect, I... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Wed May 27, 2:41PM CDT
Signs of an improving economy are helping the U.S. dollar and currency-related exchange traded funds recover from a two-month sell-off.
Since the May 15 lows, the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: UUP ) , which tracks the... (full story)
Stephen Petranek - Daily Reckoning - Wed May 27, 1:16PM CDT
This post Beginning to Taste the Fountain of Youth appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
It is well known that the longer you live, the more likely you are to develop heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s, to list only a few. But... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Wed May 27, 1:09PM CDT
The Qatar country-specific exchange traded fund plunged Wednesday and briefly tested its short-term supporting level after a sweeping probe alleged rampant corruption in FIFA over bids for the World Cup.
The iShares MSCI Qatar Capped ETF... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Wed May 27, 12:30PM CDT
The iShares MSCI Spain Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWP ) is bouncing back today after tumbling nearly 4% on Tuesday, a performance that made the largest Spain exchange traded fund one of the day’s worst-preforming ETFs.
Political instability in the... (full story)