The U.S. government spent $7.50 trillion above the country's budget over the last six years to encourage economic growth as well as fulfill pre-existing obligations (e.g., defense/military, agriculture, Medicare/health, Social Security, education,... (full story)
In the growing field of robo-advisors, Charles Schwab is trying to augment and diversify returns through smart-beta exchange traded funds.
The Schwab Intelligent Portfolios allocates about 60% to Charles Schwab’s suite of alternatively... (full story)
Momentum investing is a strategy that aims to generate alpha or create smart beta based on existing trends in the market. As investment managers, mutual funds and wealth managers seek innovative, intelligent tools, strategies and technologies to... (full story)
Diversified bond funds provide investors with a convenient and affordable option to hold a portfolio of bonds from different economic sectors. The costs incurred to create a portfolio of individual bonds would be significantly higher than investing... (full story)
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) continued its run of spectacular quarterly performance. After the closing bell on Apr 27, it reported a huge beat on both the top and the bottom lines for second-quarter fiscal 2015. Robust iPhone and Mac sales as well as record... (full story)
Shares of social media giant Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) are off about 1.1% ahead of the company’s first-quarter earnings report due out of after the close of U.S. markets today.
The move for the stock and the exchange traded funds that hold it could be... (full story)
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL), the world’s largest company by market value, reported fiscal second-quarter earnings after the close of U.S. markets Monday, thrilling investors by upping its capital return program to $200 billion.
That includes expanding... (full story)