In 2015, technology and financial sector stocks outperformed the broader market. One major reason for this was the sector rotation out of energy. As commodity prices plunged, investors favored technology and financials as a safer place to invest.... (full story)
This week we saw three new ETNs introduced on February 8; two from UBS and one from Credit Suisse. ProShares also released an ETF in late January. The latter ETF invests in emerging markets, while the ETNs are split between oil and two forms of... (full story)
At the Inside ETFs conference, we got some insight from the managing director, Global Head of ETFs Ken O’Keeffe of FTSE Russell. In this conversation, Ken talks about the merger between two big names: FTSE and Russell Indexes. We also discuss FTSE... (full story)
ETFdb.com is recommending a new long position for the month ahead. It is for those who wish to put cash to work all the while steering clear of traditional assets, namely stocks or bonds. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to... (full story)
At the Inside ETFs conference, we had the chance to talk with the Head of Capital Markets at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Steve Sachs. Steve shared his insight about active-beta investing and the recent Goldman ETF launches. He has been in the... (full story)
Bill Bonner - Daily Reckoning - Wed Feb 10, 4:19PM CST
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A stock market plunge not only predicts trouble in the economy; it also causes it. The Fed’s treasured “wealth effect” – in which investors, seeing the value of their... (full story)
James Rickards - Daily Reckoning - Wed Feb 10, 4:16PM CST
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Jim Rickards shows you why the “plunge protection team” will be AWOL this time, and how investors are on their own now...
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