Wolf Richter - Daily Reckoning - Fri Mar 27, 3:34PM CDT
This post Beware: Fracking Is Where Money Goes to Die appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Wolf Richter updates the latest wave of defaults and bankruptcies in the energy sector. As you'll see, even Janet Yellen saw this coming...
The post ... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 1:16PM CDT
After the swift sell-off in growth stocks, semiconductor exchange traded funds are in the negative for the year, and some traders are betting on further weakness ahead.
Over the past week, the Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (NYSEArca: SMH ) ... (full story)
Stephen Petranek - Daily Reckoning - Fri Mar 27, 1:00PM CDT
This post Biking the Tube appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Every city in the world seems to be jealous of New York’s marvelous High Line, an ancient abandoned elevated rail line that has been converted into a park. Now cities everywhere are... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 11:00AM CDT
Source Exchange Traded Investments said Thursday it will shutter its first U.S.-listed exchange traded fund, the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF (NYSEArca: ESTX ) .
“The last day of trading of the Fund’s shares on the NYSE Arca will be April... (full story)
This post Biotech’s Busted — Here’s What To Do Now… appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Biotechs blasted lower all week. Semiconductors hit the mat. And the once high-flying Nasdaq lost more than 3% as of yesterday—topping off its worst... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 10:30AM CDT
A typical maxim of retirement portfolio management has many investors allocating a percentage of fixed-income assets equal to their age. However, with interest rates hovering near record lows and the senescent population living longer, retirees may... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 10:00AM CDT
Even if smart- or strategic-beta exchange traded funds provide interesting investment strategies, investors should still check the costs as some passive strategies may come with higher fees.
Ben Johnson, Director of Passive Manager Research at ... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 9:30AM CDT
After years of falling behind, emerging market stocks and related exchange traded funds may be putting the worse behind them and begin moderately outpacing U.S. markets.
Year-to-date, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO ) ,... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 9:30AM CDT
Investors have picked up commodity exchange traded funds as an alternative asset with lower correlations to their portfolios, but commodities may no longer offer the same diversification benefits as before.
“In prior years, this asset class... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 9:00AM CDT
Exchange traded funds that track solid, stable companies with a history of dependable dividend growth can provide better risk-adjusted returns.
For instance, the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEArca: VIG ) , which tracks U.S. stocks that... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 8:30AM CDT
After a falling off from the mid-January highs, bullion and gold-related exchange traded funds could finally be breaking out.
The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD ) was up 2.1% over the past week and is now up 1.0% year-to-dated. [ ETFs to... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 8:00AM CDT
ETF Spotlight on the Lattice US Equity Strategy ETF (NYSEArca: ROUS ) , part of an ongoing series.
Assets : $22.6 million
Objective : The Lattice U.S. Equity Strategy ETF tries to reflect the performance of the Lattice Risk-Optimized US... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 7:20AM CDT
With many market observers assuming it is a foregone conclusion that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year, either in June or in September, investors are turning their attention to the exchange traded funds that have the potential... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 7:00AM CDT
Low volatility entered the investment lexicon over four decades ago, but the concept has received increase attention over the last several years thanks in large part to advent of popular exchange traded funds, such as the PowerShares S&P 500 Low... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Mar 27, 6:30AM CDT
The recent pullback in the equities market has some investors spooked. Traders who are anticipating further pain can hedge against turns with inverse exchange traded funds that capitalize on the market’s misfortunes.
For instance, the recent... (full story)
This post “Imported Oil is Not Your Enemy. It Is Your Friend” appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
To allow exports of oil or to not allow exports of oil? That has become a very important question. Today Jody Chudley takes a look at... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Thu Mar 26, 2:10PM CDT
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has age and venerability on its side, but due to its oft-criticized price-weighting methodology and being home to just 30 stocks, the Dow and the SDPR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF’s (NYSEArca: DIA ) have long... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Thu Mar 26, 1:35PM CDT
Oil exchange traded funds jumped Thursday and are now testing their short-term trend lines, after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies bombarded Yemen, triggering speculation that the conflict would interrupt oil supplies in the region.
The United... (full story)