Currency-hedging has been around the ETF world for years, allowing investors to gain exposure to certain corners of the global market while curtailing FX risk. As we move into 2015, investors have begun to move more and more of their money into these... (full story)
In the first quarter of 2015, we have seen the Obama administration be serious about cracking down on backdoor payments and hidden fees that several Wall Street firms allegedly benefit from. The firms are said to be selling investments with... (full story)
Many anticipate an interest rate hike would impede a growing housing market. However, homebuilder exchange traded fund investors should look to other, more pressing factors ahead.
Year-to-date, the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (NYSEArca: XHB ) ... (full story)
I have been busy over the past couple of weeks. My wife gave birth to twins about two weeks ago, and now that I am back in the office, I am catching up on some reading. While we were in the hospital for about a week, I did have some time to do some... (full story)
With the start of the second quarter, investors are once again embracing fixed-income investments, which had fallen out of investors' favor over the equities due to interest rate hike speculations. This is especially true amid increased market... (full story)
China revealed a huge surge in photovoltaic panel installations over the first quarter, a typically slow season for the industry, and if the country maintains its pace, it could portend a strong year for solar stocks and sector-related exchange... (full story)
Shares of Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) have risen more than fivefold over the past five years. That performance and an almost $700 price tag solidify Chipotle’s status as storied, once-in-a-lifetime consumer discretionary growth stock on par with Netflix... (full story)