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August 26, 2016 1:37 PM
The Hong Kong-Shenzhen connect remains highly anticipated on the heels of the Hong Kong-Shanghai connect unveiled several years ago. While investor en ...
August 26, 2016 10:43 AM
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSE: GLD), the world's largest bullion-backed exchange-traded product, is up 24.4 percent year-to-date, while the ETF that ...
August 26, 2016 8:17 AM
Part of the reason some investors are not trusting the rally in equities this year is the perception that defensive, low beta sectors are leading broa ...
August 25, 2016 3:09 PM
It is not etched in stone, but it often happens. That being airline stocks fall while oil prices rise and vice versa. Year-to-date, West Texas Interme ...
August 25, 2016 1:20 PM
Oil prices are rebounding this year, and interest rates are still near historic lows. The combination of those two scenarios is renewing investors' ...
August 25, 2016 9:05 AM
Investors were enthused earlier this week by some strong housing data. New home sales jumped 12.4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted rate of 654 ...
August 25, 2016 6:52 AM
Just about a year after Democratic presidential nominee sent biotechnology stocks and exchange traded funds tumbling with rhetoric aimed at high dru ...
August 24, 2016 2:37 PM
Last week in this space, citing data from State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the expected growth of sector and industry exchange-traded funds were h ...
August 24, 2016 12:14 PM
Among developed market currencies, the euro is disappointing investors. Disappointing because many investors were betting various monetary stimulus ef ...
August 24, 2016 10:00 AM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) revealed Monday it is acquiring Medivation Inc (NASDAQ: MDVN), which has plenty of market participants speculating as to which ...
August 24, 2016 8:34 AM
The iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (ETF) (NYSE: HYG) and the SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE: JNK) are the two largest high-yield c ...
August 23, 2016 4:04 PM
In recent months, various exchange-traded funds have been bringing thematic funds to market. Those offerings include ETFs devoted to Catholics, millen ...
August 23, 2016 2:12 PM
There is a slew of data points suggesting that active management has some, to put it delicately, shortcomings. Those issues are particularly acute whe ...
August 23, 2016 10:48 AM
The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is up 16.2 percent year-to-date, more than double the returns offered by the MSCI All-Country World Index. The widely ...