ETF Edge August 2014

Published on by on August 1, 2014

Welcome to the August edition of ETF Edge! Domestic equity indexes crept higher all throughout July only to make way for the bears on the last trading day of the month. Amid the stellar run-up, profit taking pressures kicked in as rate hike fears on the home front collided with looming geopolitical uncertainty. 

Inside ETF Edge, we examine the most important drivers of domestic as well as foreign markets, identifying catalysts and signposts contributing to the trends at hand. We also recap valuation metrics across the equity universe and also break down the best and worst performers to date this year; our databank of over 1,400 exchange-traded products provides a flexible resource for investors and advisors to analyze the performance and products available in every ETFdb Category. Here’s a look at what’s inside this month’s ETF Edge:

  • Download PDF – ETF Edge August 2014
    This edition examines the looming geopolitical tensions and whether they really pose a threat to the underlying fundamentals, as well as the rising threat of inflation and possibility of an earlier than expected rate hike at home.
  • ETF Performance Database: Year-to-date performance and expense data for all 1,400+ U.S.-listed ETFs, organized by ETFdb Category. Click here to Download PDF or get the Excel Version.

 

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