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December 13, 2017 10:10 AM
Pacer, the exchange traded funds issuer behind a unique suite of trend-following funds, added to its lineup Tuesday with the debut of the Pacer Wealth ...
December 12, 2017 12:48 PM
In the latest sign investors are renewing their affinity for defensive sectors, some consumer staples exchange traded funds are seeing significant inf ...
December 12, 2017 9:38 AM
The health care sector, the third-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, recently pulled back as investors rotated into perceived value destination ...
December 11, 2017 5:37 PM
As has been widely documented, the technology sector saw its first real weakness of the year at the end of November. The Nasdaq 100 Index fell of ...
December 11, 2017 5:24 PM
Homebuilders stocks and corresponding exchange-traded funds are performing well this year, as highlighted by a 29 percent in the S&P Homebuilders ...
December 11, 2017 5:17 PM
Technology stocks took a bit of a beating last week, especially semiconductor stocks. The Technology Select Sector Index (XLK) fell about 8 perce ...
December 11, 2017 4:01 PM
Share buybacks among S&P 500 member firms are declining. In the second quarter, S&P 500 companies repurchased $120.1 billion of their own shar ...
December 11, 2017 11:55 AM
This has been a banner year for Chinese stocks. The MSCI China Index is up 48.5 percent year-to-date, well ahead of the 30.5 percent returned by the S ...
December 11, 2017 9:51 AM
The low volatility factor is popular in equity investment. Just look at the scores of exchange traded funds that emphasize low volatility stocks. Many ...
December 11, 2017 8:11 AM
In advance of Sunday's debut of bitcoin futures, the cryptocurrency slid late last week. Bitcoin has been surging this year, punishing traders tha ...
December 08, 2017 2:00 PM
The Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLK) and other technology exchange-traded funds have recently slumped. A big reason why is an obvious sector ...
December 08, 2017 9:42 AM
Traditional retail stocks and the relevant exchange-traded funds have faced plenty of controversy. While the holiday shopping season may provided some ...
December 07, 2017 9:36 AM
With just a few weeks left in 2017, the following sounds like a broken record: Value stocks and exchange-traded funds are laggards. The S&P 500 Va ...
December 06, 2017 5:44 PM
The developed markets ETF trade has been hot in 2017, and investors have highlighted their enthusiasm for the trade via massive inflows into plain van ...