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February 09, 2016 12:38 PM
Due to “Brexit” fears, or the potential departure of Great Britain from the European Union and the expected subsequent punishment of sterl ...
February 09, 2016 8:05 AM
On Monday, more than 120 exchange traded funds hit 52-week lows and nearly 10 of those funds were biotechnology ETFs. That group included the iShare ...
February 09, 2016 7:54 AM
With investors thirsty for safe-haven assets this year, 10-year U.S. Treasury yields have plunged 23.5 percent to start. Also declining are wagers t ...
February 09, 2016 7:53 AM
The Market Vectors Coal ETF (NYSE: KOL) declined yesterday on heavy volume, but the lone equity-based exchange traded fund dedicated to moribund coa ...
February 08, 2016 1:32 PM
The First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (First Trust Exchange Traded Fund VI (NASDAQ: FV)) is reportedly dumping some of its riskier holdings in fa ...
February 08, 2016 1:06 PM
Low fees have been a primary selling point for exchange-traded funds since the dawn of the industry over two decades ago. Although Vanguard has not be ...
February 08, 2016 8:54 AM
First, a personal anecdote to explain the NFL/ETF analogy that follows here. Several years ago, I was watching a professional football game with my un ...
February 08, 2016 8:09 AM
With the S&P 500 off about 8 percent to start the year, advisors and investors may be left thinking that an early case of election year volatility ...
February 08, 2016 6:49 AM
Flows data indicate exchange traded funds investors have been pensive to start 2016. Five of this year's top 10 asset gathering ETFs are bond fu ...
February 06, 2016 1:51 PM
A rocky start to the year for equities coupled with speculation that the Federal Reserve will be slow to raise interest rates this year, if the centra ...
February 05, 2016 1:19 PM
Last year, the Health Care SPDR (ETF) (NYSE: XLV) gained 6.8 percent, which was good for the third-best performance among the nine legacy sector SPDR ...
February 05, 2016 9:03 AM
Last year, the Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF) (NYSE: XLP) climbed 6.9 percent, which was good for the second-best performance among the sec ...
February 05, 2016 8:24 AM
The Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF (Global X Funds (NYSE: NGE)) has lost nearly a third of its value over the past year thanks in large part to the country ...
February 05, 2016 8:11 AM
Parse through the top asset-gathering, equity-based exchange-traded funds for a particular year, and it is unlikely that multiple sector funds appear, ...