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February 24, 2017 11:02 AM
Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ)'s PowerShares unit, the fourth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange-traded funds, introduced four multi-asset ETFs Thursday. The P ...
February 24, 2017 9:26 AM
Various investment factors offer the potential for out-performance over traditional cap-weighted funds and indexes, but factors are cyclical and timin ...
February 24, 2017 8:23 AM
Smart beta is one of the fast-growing parts of the exchange-traded funds space and as the idea of weighting by factors and fundamentals has gained tra ...
February 23, 2017 3:48 PM
The quality factor has long been a favored investment factor and one that is now readily accessible by investors of all skill levels via exchange trad ...
February 23, 2017 2:57 PM
Exchange-traded funds serve myriads of uses in the world of financial markets and that includes providing another avenue for short sellers. In fact, i ...
February 23, 2017 2:24 PM
When it comes to sector-level bets on rising interest rates, many investors believe the best place to go is to financial services. Indeed, the second- ...
February 22, 2017 4:45 PM
After a weak 2015, emerging markets assets, broadly speaking, delivered resurgent performances last year. This is especially true since Trump's vi ...
February 22, 2017 12:40 PM
The consumer staples and utilities sectors have long been the favored destinations of defensive, income-minded investors. This is due to the higher di ...
February 22, 2017 11:53 AM
Amid uncertainty regarding the Federal Reserve's plans for U.S. interest rates and the potential for widespread political volatility in the eurozo ...
February 22, 2017 9:33 AM
Nearly 250 exchange-traded funds hit all-time highs on Tuesday. Included in that group were a slew of dividend ETFs, perhaps a sign that although fina ...
February 22, 2017 8:40 AM
High-yield corporate bonds are often viewed as one of the more volatile corners of the fixed-income universe. A new exchange-traded fund could help in ...
February 21, 2017 12:00 PM
There are scores of seasonal trade ideas, and investors do not have to limit the search for valid seasonal themes to U.S. assets. Seasonality applies ...
February 21, 2017 9:43 AM
The energy sector was one of last year's best-performing groups, but energy equities have scuffled a bit to start 2017 as oil prices have lagged. ...
February 21, 2017 7:16 AM
Historical data suggest dividend-paying stocks are often less volatile than their non-dividend paying counterparts. So perhaps it's not surprising ...