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August 22, 2017 11:12 AM
With sectors such as technology and consumer discretionary performing well this year, it might surprise some investors to learn that low volatility ex ...
August 22, 2017 9:13 AM
Perhaps due to the backdrop of two interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve with plans for another before the end of 2017, the real estate sector an ...
August 22, 2017 8:32 AM
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) is one of the best-performing large-cap stocks in the U.S. this year. Shares of China's largest e-comme ...
August 21, 2017 11:39 AM
The energy sector remains the worst-performing group in the S&P 500 this year, a trend that is hampering master limited partnerships, or MLPs, and ...
August 21, 2017 9:42 AM
The First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge ETF, which debuted in 2012, is no more. That ETF has been rebranded into the First Trust Dorsey Wright ...
August 21, 2017 8:17 AM
Investors looking for wide-ranging exposure to U.S. stocks on a cost-effective basis have a wide array of index funds and exchange-traded funds to cho ...
August 18, 2017 8:36 AM
U.S. small-caps and the related exchange traded funds continue lagging their large-cap counterparts and some traders are growing concerned the conditi ...
August 17, 2017 10:20 AM
As is the case with smaller stocks, mid-caps are lagging their large-cap counterparts this year. The S&P MidCap 400 Index, one of the most widely ...
August 17, 2017 8:29 AM
Health care, the S&P 500's third-largest sector allocation, is rebounding nicely after slumping in 2016 when the sector notched its first nega ...
August 16, 2017 12:05 PM
Investors frustrated with the laggard performances turned in by U.S. small-caps and the related exchange-traded funds this year have been able to that ...
August 16, 2017 8:53 AM
One of the primary selling points with exchange-traded funds has been and continues to be low fees. In many cases, index funds and ETFs offer expense ...
August 16, 2017 8:30 AM
Though it is still in the doldrums relative to other currency exchange-traded funds, the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSE: UUP) has ...
August 15, 2017 8:39 AM
The health care sector, the third-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, is bouncing back in an impressive fashion this year after posting its firs ...
August 14, 2017 2:29 PM
The technology sector, the largest sector allocation and best-petforming group in the S&P 500, remains beloved by investors this year. Exchange tr ...

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