Credit spreads on speculative-grade junk bonds have rallied back to levels last seen before the sell-off in 2015. Huge oscillations in oil prices have caused spreads to widen in recent weeks, but junk bond investors who are wary of credit risk among... (full story)
David Stockman - Daily Reckoning - Tue Aug 23, 4:44PM CDT
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David Stockman reveals that Trump caped a 35-year GOP “con” job, and the Eisenhower’s cardinal rule that Republicans rejected. Read on...
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Real estate investment trusts and sector-related exchange traded funds have been among the most popular investments in an extended low-rate environment. However, after this year’s run, REITs may be starting to look pricey. The Vanguard REIT ETF... (full story)
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Gerald Celente details the GOP establishment’s war against Trump… and why they haven’t been able to stop him. Read on...
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There has always been a so-called battle between mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs). ETFs seem to be winning the war, as their lower expenses, intraday tradability and market-hugging nature has them outperforming their more actively... (full story)
South African police reportedly ordered Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to its offices, fueling speculation that the Treasury chief may be replaced and upending the South African rand currency and country-specific exchange traded fund. The iShares... (full story)
An Italy country-specific exchange traded fund, along with Italian banks, is rallying Tuesday as the chief executive of Poland’s biggest insurer flies to Milan for talks to acquire UniCredit’s Bank Pekao. On Tuesday, the iShares MSCI... (full story)
Homebuilder stocks and sector-related exchange traded funds climbed Tuesday after new U.S. home sales unexpectedly rose to their highest level since 2007 on rising demand and shrinking inventories. On Tuesday, the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF... (full story)
The healthcare sector is the third-largest sector in the S&P 500 and it has been an important driver of returns during what has been one of the longest bull markets in U.S. history. However, some of the air has come out of the healthcare trade... (full story)
The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE), the largest equity-based energy exchange traded fund, is higher by more than 18% year-to-date, but that does not mean there is a ceiling on potential upside for equities and ETFs hailing from the energy... (full story)
The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (NYSEArca: RSX) and the iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund (NYSEArca: ERUS) are among the best-performing single-country emerging markets exchange traded funds (ETFs) this year and much of the upside delivered by... (full story)
Chinese stocks have been emerging markets laggards this year, but the world’s second-largest economy has recently seen its equity markets start to shed some of that laggard status. Investors looking to play that rebound may want to consider... (full story)
The U.S. dollar and exchange traded products such as the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: UUP), which tracks the price movement of the U.S. dollar against a basket of currencies, including the euro, Japanese yen, British... (full story)
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There’s plenty of action happening beyond the grasp of the major averages. Today, Greg Guenthner shows you another red-hot trade to your... (full story)
By Chris Konstantinos, CFA, CLS Investments Director of International Portfolio Management Following five years of emerging market (EM) equities being the worst performing major asset class, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index has truly “emerged” in 2016... (full story)
David Stockman - Daily Reckoning - Mon Aug 22, 4:51PM CDT
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David Stockman reveals that Donald Trump’s ignorance of economics is his biggest virtue. Read on to find out more...
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Despite selling off at the end of last week in response to speculation that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year, U.S. Treasury bonds and related exchange traded funds pushed higher Monday as foreign demand may still support the... (full story)
Nomi Prins - Daily Reckoning - Mon Aug 22, 4:19PM CDT
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Nomi Prins shows you why Donald Trump beats the establishment, even if he loses the election. Read more...
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Emerging markets and related exchange traded funds faltered on increased speculation that the Federal Reserve may still hike interest rates later this year. Developing market stocks have been this year’s comeback kid, with the Vanguard FTSE... (full story)
Natural gas prices and commodity-related exchange traded fund are perking up as forecasts for hotter weather ahead raise expectations for higher electricity consumption. The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 3.5% on Monday as Nymex... (full story)