The U.S. exchange traded products industry hit a major milestone last year, eclipsing $2 trillion in assets under management, but industry observers do not see that growth slowing. Rather, it is expected that ETFs will continue their exponential... (full story)
The energy sector’s tale of woe is well-documented, but the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE ) did gain 4.1% last week. XLE, the largest energy sector exchange traded fund, is still down 3.2% to start 2015 after losing 8.7% last year to... (full story)
Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), the largest discount broker, said today it will expand its Schwab ETF OneSource lineup of commission-free exchange traded funds to nearly 200 offerings starting on Feb. 1.
On that date, Schwab clients will be able to... (full story)
Brazil has long been one of the most alluring emerging market economies, earning itself the “B” in the popular BRIC nation group. Its economy was once bustling and offering handsome growth for investors, but that has screeched to a halt... (full story)
Europe’s sluggish recovery has been in the limelight for a number of years now, leading many to suspect that improving growth is that much closer. 2015 just might be the year that the ECB’s extensive stimulus efforts finally take root and... (full story)
The technology sector has been an investor favorite for quite some time, as over the years the industry has offered tremendous growth potential. In recent years, Wall Street has been introduced to a number of funds that aim to target the... (full story)
The ETF world is beginning to pick up steam as we move into the New Year, as there have already been eight new funds to hit the market. Two products debuted this week while two more were announced, adding to the options available for investors.... (full story)