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Ben Hernandez is a channel editor at ETF Trends and ETF Database where he creates content on a variety of financial news topics. Ben has written for both digital and print media, developing content on a wide range of subjects, such as real estate, public policy and sports.

Recent Content By Ben Hernandez
Thematic Investing Channel

Get Multi-Factor Exposure to Real Estate with This ETF

Real estate exposure can be had via exchange-traded funds (ETFs) without investors having to come...

Smart Beta Channel

The Gap Narrows Between Value and Growth

The recent technology sell-off is helping to put value-added strategies ahead of more...

Multi-Asset Channel

What’s Scaring Away High Yield ETF Investors?

Halloween is just over a month away, but fixed income investors are already getting spooked by...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold’s Pullback is Nothing to Worry About, Says Market Expert

While the U.S. dollar has rallied as of late, according to some market experts, gold won’t be too...

Tactical Allocation Channel

What Are Some Top Energy ETF Plays in the Market?

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have given retail investors access to corners of the market that...

Smart Beta Channel

Reasons Why You Need Municipal Bonds

The Federal Reserve showed just how important the bond market is by purchasing debt-focused...

Thematic Investing Channel

Microsoft Reveals Cloud Computing Service with Satellite Tech

Cloud computing exposure continues to thrive despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, with a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is There More Selling Ahead for Crude Oil?

It’s been a rough and tumble year for oil after it dropped to negative prices back in...

Multi-Asset Channel

What’s The Best Way to Build a Real Estate Portfolio Currently?

Commercial, residential, rental income, flipping, and buy-and-hold are just some options that...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Russia’s Post-Covid Policies Will Be a Game of Chess

Chess and creating economic policies both involve strategy. As Russia continues to rebound from...

Smart Beta Channel

Low-Rate Mortgages Feed Demand for Bonds

Last week, the Federal Reserve decided to stand pat on interest rates, which had to give...

Multi-Asset Channel

Don’t Pass On Overseas Exposure for Your ETF Portfolio

In an effort to diversify portfolios, advisors can’t ignore the potential of overseas...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Swiss Banking Giant is "Very Bullish" with Gold Prices

While the capital markets are wondering how low can yields go, gold bulls are wondering whether...

Thematic Investing Channel

Choose Winners Like a "GURU" Using This ETF

With market volatility back on the scene, a tried-and-tested hedge fund strategy is making a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Can Gold Prices Break From Sideways Movement?

After Covid-19 gave gold investors a lot to cheer about, the recent sideways movement may have...

Smart Beta Channel

Alternate Forms of Income Outside Stocks, Bonds

It’s no secret that yield is hard to come by nowadays, which is causing fixed income...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Real Estate Recovery May Boost this ETF

With the Fed slates to keep rates low for years, real estate financing should get a shot in the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Prices Keep Momentum After Fed Holds Rates

The Federal Reserve made its message clear to keep rates steady and low for quite some time. Gold...

Thematic Investing Channel

As Snowflake Goes Public, Don't Forget About IPO ETFs

Cloud data warehousing company Snowflake is the talk of the IPO town as of late with the company...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Will Gold Maintain Its 9-Month Streak of Inflows?

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors want gold and they want more of it. Inflows into gold-backed...

Multi-Asset Channel

The Time May be Right for Emerging Markets Exposure

Covid-19 put the hammer down on emerging markets (EM) just as the group was getting 2020 started...

Thematic Investing Channel

Will Trucks Gain in Popularity Like Electric Cars?

Take a look on public highways or streets and one can easily see the growth of electric vehicles....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Are Gold Prices Getting Ready for a Big Move?

Gold prices are just fluttering around the $1,940 mark right now but could be setting up for a...

Smart Beta Channel

Uber Offering $500 Million in 8-Year Bonds

The Covid-19 pandemic has put a strain on ridesharing businesses thanks to social distancing...

ESG Channel

Boston-Based Project Looking to Enhance ESG Data

One of the challenges when looking for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing...

Tactical Allocation Channel

ETFs To Consider As Russia's Economy Fares Better Than Expected

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors looking to add some diversification to their portfolios with...

Multi-Asset Channel

Dollar-Bonds Rule in China’s Fixed Income Market

As China continues to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, more investors are interested in their...

Thematic Investing Channel

Silver Prices See Upside Amid Volatility

Silver prices are seeing some upside amid the volatility in equities. While gold has been seeing...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Communications ETFs Are the TAWK of Town

The communications sector is feeding off the latest innovation in facilitating interaction among...

ESG Channel

This Fund Manager Takes Hands-On Approach To ESG

The popularity of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has spawned a number of...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Hedge Funds Ride a 5-Month Winning Streak

Hedge funds are riding a hot, 5-month winning streak driven by winning bets primarily in equities...

Equity ETF Channel

Is EMB Emerging Markets ETF a Good Buy Amid Volatility?

An end-of-the-summer sell-off appears to be ensuing in the major U.S. indexes right now, which...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Watch Latin America ETFs as Paraguay Issues $1 Billion in Bonds

As expected, Covid-19 took a hit on Latin America like it did the rest of the world. In order to...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Russian Energy Minister Paints Bleak Picture for Oil

Oil prices have bounced since April’s memorable sell-off, but a recent CNBC report noted that...

Smart Beta Channel

JPMorgan’s JPST Becomes Largest Actively Managed ETF

With a lot of uncertainty in the bond markets surrounding Covid-19, short duration gave investors...

Thematic Investing Channel

William Hill Acquisition Timing Perfect for Sports Betting ETF

With professional baseball in the throes of its shortened regular season, professional basketball...

Multi-Asset Channel

Is Covid-19 Throwing Municipal Bonds in Jeopardy?

Municipal bonds have long been considered some of the most reliable fixed income options with a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Japan’s Next Prime Minister Faces a “Difficult Year”

The sudden resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe certainly threw a curveball at the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Can EM Repeat the August Rally in September?

Emerging markets (EM) are coming off a much-needed rally in August after Covid-19 threw a wrench...

Thematic Investing Channel

Tesla Bonds Elevate on Stock Split Plans

Tesla (TSLA) has been one of the bright spots coming off a forgettable March that saw many...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

The Sun Shines on Solar Industry and This ETF

As the world moves more towards renewable energy sources, solar energy could be one of the main...

Smart Beta Channel

3 ETFs Capitalizing on China’s Plan for Market Control

Being runner-up won’t fly with China for very long. As the country recovers from the Covid-19...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Keep Focused On Miners When Betting on Gold

Gold prices look like they’re heading towards that $2,000 price level and miners couldn’t be more...

Thematic Investing Channel

Cloud Computing Growth Has Promise in Education Sector

As the world continues to rely heavily on technology, one of those subsectors benefitting will be...

Smart Beta Channel

Manufacturing Activity Higher in China, But Misses Predictions

China continues to shake off the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic as it released its latest...

Multi-Asset Channel

ETFs May Give Real Estate Investors Commercial Access

Real estate-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can offer investors exposure to the asset class...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is the S&P 500 on the Verge of Overheating?

Warm weather climate or not, investors around the world are feeling the heat of U.S. equities...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Goldman Sachs Says Bonds Will Outdo Stocks Next Year

At the height of the Covid-19 sell-offs in March, bonds were the capital markets’ safe...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Experts Predict Rebound for Indonesia’s Economy in Mid-2021

Emerging markets (EM) may have taken a beating from the Covid-19 pandemic, but investors looking...

Smart Beta Channel

Consumers May Hold Key for Germany’s Economy

Like most economies around the world, Germany had a forgettable Q2, but there’s some light...

Thematic Investing Channel

Social Apps Drive Revenue for Chinese Luxury Brands

There’s no doubt that social media plays a prominent role in promoting business brands...

Multi-Asset Channel

Choose Dividend ETFs to Combat Today’s Low Yields

Low bond yields are forcing fixed income investors to seek other avenues in order to satiate...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

A Lower Dollar is a Great Sign to Emerging Markets Bulls

Low interest rates are doing no favors for the U.S. dollar, which is music to the ears of...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Global Investors Buying Up Australian Bonds

With yields at record lows, investors are searching for yield wherever they can find it. One of...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Demand for Mortgages Soars Upward 33% From a Year Ago

Low rates are spurring a rise in the demand for mortgages, which in turn, is fueling an appetite...

Thematic Investing Channel

Marijuana ETFs Will Benefit from Canada’s Strong Revenues

Covid-19 couldn’t stifle a cannabis industry that continued to thrive in Canada despite...

Smart Beta Channel

Eurozone Delivers Opportunity for Patient ETF Investors

Challenges remain for the rest of the world, including the Eurozone, as more economies look to...

Multi-Asset Channel

US-China Relations Are In Focus for Emerging Markets

Covid-19 remains prime movers for emerging markets, but ETF investors shouldn’t forget...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will a Flood of New Startups Keep Boosting Tech?

The Covid-19 pandemic threw a wrench into a number of initial public offering (IPO) plans, but a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Feel Free To Thank ETFs for Gold’s Recent Rally

Market uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic certainly fueled an investor flight to gold...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Are Bears Going To Be Out in Full Force for Bond ETFs?

Market uncertainty and central bank stimulus to combat the coronavirus pandemic made bond-focused...

Smart Beta Channel

Mortgage Rates May Fall Further, Say Market Experts

One byproduct of Covid-19 that has current and prospective real estate owners interested is the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Increased Use of Robotics and AI Helps Create Jobs

Robots have been able to supplant humans to help stem the tide of coronavirus infections and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will Rising Bond Yields Signal Weakness in Tech?

Global economies are slowly looking to reopen their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic, which...

Multi-Asset Channel

Seek ETFs with a Global Tilt for International Exposure

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors who were hesitant to get international exposure during the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Emerging Market Central Banks Play the Stimulus Card

In order to stem the tide of the economic effects of Covid-19, emerging markets (EM) have...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Biotech Has Steadily Moved Up, Even Through Covid-19

It’s been a memorable, if not unusual, summer of 2020, but it’s not stopping biotech...

Multi-Asset Channel

Covid-19 Helped to Catapult ESG into the Spotlight

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has been anything, but all sizzle and no...

Thematic Investing Channel

An ETF to Watch as Walmart’s eCommerce Sales Soar

Ecommerce has been a primary driver of retail sales for many companies that were able to...

Smart Beta Channel

Are There Major Headwinds for Emerging Markets?

Re-emerging U.S.-China tensions and Covid-19 offer significant headwinds for emerging markets...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Tread Lightly When Dealing With This Turkey ETF

Emerging markets might present savvy investors with an opportunity that could present a...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Renewed U.S.-China Tensions Boost Bond ETFs

Whether it’s trade agreements or Covid-19, bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Challenge for Global Real Estate, But Opportunity Out There

With social distancing coming to the forefront, it’s reshaped commercial real estate as more...

Smart Beta Channel

Keep An Eye on Japan ETFs as Q2 Economy Shrinks

Developing and emerging economies alike have felt the pangs of the Covid-19 effects. Even with a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Coronavirus Concerns Weigh Down Treasury Yields

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be the proverbial thorn in everybody’s side unless you’re...

Thematic Investing Channel

Build Portfolio with Infrastructure ETFs Before Election

With fall rapidly approaching, it won’t just be any other fall with U.S. President Donald Trump...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Millennials Expect Highest Returns Among Generations

Millennials have a healthy optimism when it comes to the capital markets. While...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Is Warren Buffett’s Gold Play a Sign of Price Increases?

Warren Buffett, value investing guru and CEO of holdings company Berkshire Hathaway, was fairly...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Investors Can Keep This ETF in Their Back Pocket if Inflation Rises

The month of July saw the consumer price index rise 0.6%, which may make fixed income investors...

Smart Beta Channel

Will Chinese Investors Dump Real Estate and Focus on Equities?

Less real estate and more equities—that’s what analysts are seeing when it comes to investor...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Yields May Be Low, But Don’t Forget About Bonds

Getting core bond exposure is still a must in today’s market despite the low yields. One thing...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Will Gold Surpass the $3,000 Price Mark?

Market uncertainty is still reigning in the capital markets as a number of economies have yet to...

Multi-Asset Channel

Real Estate Heading “Great Reshuffling,” Says Market Expert

With rates at historical lows, there’s been an interest in homeownership again, but where are the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Japanese Battery Start-Ups Should Charge Lithium ETF

Smartphones and electric cars are just a couple of common uses for lithium battery technology,...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Leveraged ETFs to Play the Stock-Bond Divergence With

If you want to play the stocks versus bonds game in the long term, you’ll have to wait a long...

Smart Beta Channel

Coronavirus Has Brought Record Inflows for ESG

A byproduct of the Covid-19 pandemic is that it raised more awareness to an already growing space...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Get Small Cap Brazilian Exposure Using This ETF

Emerging markets (EM) were anything but spared by the economic effects of the coronavirus...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Fintechs Raised Money Everywhere In Q2, Except Asia

Social distancing and lockdown measures didn’t keep fintech startup investors from parting with...

Thematic Investing Channel

An Aging Population May Boost Economy and this ETF

As medical technology continues to advance, it’s helping to prolong life, which will increase the...

Smart Beta Channel

Eurozone Retail Rebounded in June to Pre-Pandemic Levels

There are some positive signs that the Eurozone is starting to return to some sense of normalcy....

Multi-Asset Channel

Chinese Bonds Keeping Yield-Hungry Investors Interested

Fixed income investors know that yield is difficult to come by nowadays, which is forcing them to...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

ETFs to Check After Uber Revenue Drops 29% in Q2

Social distancing and lockdown measures certainly did a number on Uber’s second quarter revenue,...

Innovative ETFs Channel

IMF Warns of Possible Debt Crisis in Emerging Markets

The emerging markets (EM) space was one of the hardest hit during the Covid-19 sell-offs and...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Russian Bonds Piquing Fixed Income Investors’ Interest

Fixed income investors know that yield is hard to come by these days domestically, so it makes...

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For Earning Emerging Markets Income, Quality Matters

At a time when many S&P 500 members are subjecting investors to dividend pain, some investors...

Thematic Investing Channel

Pinterest Peaks List of 2020 Gainers Among Social Media Giants

Among the social media giants, such as Facebook, Snap, and Twitter, it’s Pinterest that is...

Multi-Asset Channel

Investing Internationally May Unlock Potential Gains

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic that’s still underway as economies struggle to deal with new...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold is Glowing But Is Silver Set For Greater Gains?

Precious metals are no doubt shining amid the Covid-19 pandemic as the safe haven of choice at...

Smart Beta Channel

Covid-19 Cases Spike in Japan, Recovery is Underway

Even while Japan is seeing a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases, the country is forging ahead...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Gold May Replace Bonds as Safe Haven of Choice

The traditional 60-40 stock-bond allocation could be facing a worthy competitor for the bond side...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Is the U.S. Dollar Set Damage Emerging Markets?

Gold has been a thorn in the side of the U.S. dollar, but is the greenback ready to bounce back?...

Thematic Investing Channel

Online Retail Boom Speaks Well for the EBIZ ETF

Social distancing measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic have forced even the most ardent...

Smart Beta Channel

One Emerging Markets ETF is Showing Potential Upside

The upside in emerging markets has been hard to come by these days amid the Covid-19 pandemic....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Whether Bull or Bear, Oil Markets Will Keep Traders Happy

Whether you’re a bull or a bear, the oil market should keep traders happy as a push-pull...

Multi-Asset Channel

Is This High Yield ETF Predicting the Next Stock Market Moves?

The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG A) could be giving hints as to where the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fixed Income Investors Are Looking High and Low for Yield

Fixed income investors nowadays are searching high and low for yield, but of course, the higher,...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Corporate Bond Issuance Hits the Brakes in July

With the central bank, stepping in to add some much-needed capital to shore up the bond markets,...

Smart Beta Channel

Strong Investment in China’s Tech Hub Shows Promise

Shenzhen is the China-equivalent of Silicon Valley in the United States and inflows of capital...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Tech’s Biggest Rock Stars Show Leverage

The FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) stocks have been the darlings of the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus Brings Opportunities in Cloud Computing ETFs

The rise of cloud computing has never been more apparent amid the Covid-19 pandemic. With social...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Bundling Corp Bonds is Changing Fixed Income

The fixed income market certainly got a robust injection of capital via the central bank...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Is There Extra Room to Run for Brazil ETFs?

Emerging markets were and still are a prime concern amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but one of the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Investors Can Capitalize on GLCN for China’s Potential Growth

After becoming the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic, China’s economy could be poised for an...

Thematic Investing Channel

Drop a BUG in Your Portfolio with This Cybersecurity ETF

Disruptive technology has come to the forefront amid Covid-19, which is opening up opportunities...

Smart Beta Channel

Follow Emerging Market Leaders in ESG with This ETF

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has been a boon to investors looking for...

Multi-Asset Channel

Global Rescue Packages May Be Driving Yields Down

Federal governments from around the globe are doing whatever they can to throw money at curbing...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Get a Ton of Gold Exposure with the 'OUNZ' ETF

Gold’s recent rally is the stuff of precious metal investors’ dreams as the commodity continues...

Innovative ETFs Channel

ETF Investors Are All About High Yield

With global rates at historical lows, the appetite for yield is making fixed income investors...

Multi-Asset Channel

Investors Should be Sure to Look Overseas for Dividends

With rates at historical lows, finding enough yield is like locating a needle in the haystack for...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will China’s 2.5-Day Weekend Plan Boost the Economy?

Aside from stimulus packages, China may have the solution to spurring its economy following the...

Smart Beta Channel

Are Bonds Responsible For the Current Gold Rally?

Demand for bonds and gold was at a fever pitch during the height of the pandemic sell-offs in...

Smart Beta Channel

Is China’s Rental Market a Sign of Tough Times Ahead?

Rental rates have been falling in China as the country continues to push towards recovery from...

Multi-Asset Channel

Make Quality a Crucial When Thinking of Dividend ETFs

There are a plethora of options when it comes to the universe of exchange-traded funds (ETFs)...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Pandemic Causing Bank Execs to Rethink Real Estate

Amid social distancing measures, the need for office space is starting to dwindle as more...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Stimulus Package is a Game-Changer for EU Debt Market

With nations around the globe implementing their own rescue packages to stave off the economic...

Innovative ETFs Channel

EM Investors Celebrate Latest EU Stimulus Plan

Since the coronavirus pandemic, emerging markets (EM) investors have had little to cheer about,...

Smart Beta Channel

Get International Real Estate Exposure as China Rebounds from Pandemic

After becoming the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, China is slowly regaining its economic...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Record Gold Prices May Come in Soon Enough, Says Citi

Tailwinds in the gold market are forming in such a way that prices could zoom past the record...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Continue the International Equity Momentum with the 'GSID' ETF

Given their performance during the second quarter despite a challenging market environment,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Solid Midcap ETF, As Large Caps Can’t Have all the Fun

Large cap technology companies might have the upper hand at the moment amid the market...

Smart Beta Channel

ETFs of Note as China Investors Digest Mixed Economic Data

Investors didn’t appear completely sold on China’s second-quarter GDP rise of 3.2% as more mixed...

Multi-Asset Channel

Take a Closer Look at Real Assets During Uncertainty

Real assets like gold have been prime beneficiaries of the coronavirus pandemic as a safe haven...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Morgan Stanley Says Pay Attention to Extreme Oil-Gold Ratios

Other than being highly traded commodities, one might not think there’s a correlation between oil...

Innovative ETFs Channel

U.S. Factory Output Rose the Most in Over 74 Years

The manufacturing industry took a hit when stay-at-home and social distancing measures put the...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Check Out These Fixed Income ETFs as Demand Spikes

Institutional money is driving record demand for fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs). While...

Smart Beta Channel

Ocean Sustainability May Be Next ESG Play, Researchers Say

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is all the rage, but where specifically can...

Multi-Asset Channel

Biden’s $2 Trillion Plan May Put Infrastructure, ESG ETFs in Play

2020 Election candidate and former vice president Joe Biden proposed spending $2 trillion within...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Are Traders Ready to See Oil Prices Hit $0 Again?

Oil traders remember all too well when oil prices reached negative territory following the...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

2nd Quarter Saw Great Returns in Corporate Bonds

As the Federal Reserve poured funds into the bond markets, particularly exchange-traded funds...

Innovative ETFs Channel

S&P Global Cut Its EM Growth Forecasts

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting emerging markets (EM) to the point where rating agency...

Multi-Asset Channel

Will Silver Keep Showing Signs of Bullishness?

Precious metal investors, particularly in silver, should be seeing less demand for safe haven...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Direxion’s New ETFs Target Investors with Long-Term Horizons

Direxion Investments offer short-term traders a plethora of options when it comes to the markets,...

Smart Beta Channel

More High Net Worth Investors are Pouring Money into ESG

Exotic vacations and even more exotic automobiles might be a couple of things the world’s...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Will Fed Pump Brakes on Bond Purchases?

It was full steam ahead for the Federal Reserve when it came to shoring up the bond market...

Smart Beta Channel

Morningstar Pushes for Higher Consistency in ESG Data

The rise in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has been a boon to the space,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Will A Chinese Stock Market Rally Fuel Yields?

Once the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic, China is now on its way towards recovery if its...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Understand Limits in the Market, Says Value Investor

A lot of the investing game is not just quantitative and qualitative analysis. While these...

Smart Beta Channel

This ETF Screens S&P 500 for ESG Exposure

Getting environmental, social and governance (ESG) exposure has proven its mettle even amid the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

3 ETFs to Watch as Buffett's Berkshire Pays $10B for Natural Gas

Value investing icon Warren Buffett has been fairly quiet during the coronavirus pandemic, but...

Multi-Asset Channel

New Data Shows a Clear Investor Tilt To ESG Investing

If you hear an odd sound when it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

This ETF Notes Top Nasdaq Players with Best Pricing Power

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the technologically tilted Nasdaq Composite has been the bright...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Get New Biotechnology Exposure with the GDNA ETF

The coronavirus pandemic is certainly putting healthcare in the spotlight, but it’s also putting...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Momentum Sides With Semiconductor ETFs

After a March dive, the semiconductor sector is now soaring, which could fuel investors’ appetite...

Multi-Asset Channel

Platinum Tanks While Gold and Silver Soar

As investor uncertainty continues to add a dose of volatility to the capital markets, precious...

Smart Beta Channel

Covid-19 May Bring Wider Adoption to ESG Investing

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has proven its mettle in the face of the...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Capitalize on Added Strength in Megacaps with This ETF

Tech giants like Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon have thrived during the Covid-19...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Fed Put $8.7B in ETFs and Corporate Bond Purchases

When it comes to the fixed income markets and the Federal Reserve, there’s a whole lot of...

Multi-Asset Channel

Real Estate Won’t Be Hurt by Coronavirus, Says Broker

Covid-19 has certainly wreaked havoc on the retail housing market with social distancing and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Changes in Transit May Fuel This Transportation ETF

Social distancing and lockdown restrictions certainly pumped the brakes on the transportation...

Smart Beta Channel

Report Shows Workforce Sentiment Improves with ESG

Clean energy alternatives and lower carbon emissions are only a couple of reasons within a larger...

Innovative ETFs Channel

The Working From Home Advent is Now an ETF

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing is certainly forcing humans to interact with...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Don’t Count Out Value Investing Yet

To add value or not to add value—that seems to be the question moving forward as more...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Consider Expected Price Push in the COVID-19 Market

There are various ways to play the current market—as volatile as it has been given the effects of...

Innovative ETFs Channel

This Morningstar ETF Provides Corporate Bond Exposure

The Federal Reserve did wonders for the bond market when it decided to purchase corporate bond...

Smart Beta Channel

As ESG Builds Traction, Social Bonds Gain Popularity

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is gaining more traction, and the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Watch These ETPs as Sugar Demand Drops During COVID-19

It’s been more bitter than sweet for commodity traders in sugar who were expecting increased...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Physical Market Is Primed for Oil Gains, Says Analyst

Oil traders have been having one wild ride since the height of the pandemic sell-offs in March...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Antiquated or Not, Value Investing Still Makes Sense

The value investing style gets a lot of mislabeling as an antiquated form of investment, but...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Foreign Chinese Bond Purchases Reach $19.4B in May

Foreign investments in onshore Chinese bonds have been a prime source of income with their high...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can S&P 500 Hit New High Before Year’s End?

Last week’s trading session saw the S&P 500 eke out a small gain, climbing 1.8% to post its...

Multi-Asset Channel

Choice of Japanese Firms Holding Cash is Good for Dividends

The coronavirus pandemic certainly injected a healthy dose of fear for fixed income seekers as...

Smart Beta Channel

Consider 3 ETFs as Fed Looks to Buy Corporate Bonds

When buying fixed income ETFs wasn’t enough, the Federal Reserve decided to dial up its debt...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Long-Term Income Options Available in the Right ETFs

Yield can come in many forms and that’s exactly what fixed-income investors need nowadays,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Growth Funds See Inflows While Investors Exit Value Funds

Pandemic or not, the value versus growth debate rages on and data thus far has been favoring the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Silver Investors Are Out in Full Force and it will Continue

Gold has been getting most of the shine during the height of the pandemic sell-offs in late...

Smart Beta Channel

Was the Recent Retail Rally Fueled by Value Investors?

More often than not, the ongoing theme within the capital markets is that you can’t time the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Not Too Late to be Bullish on Tech, Says Goldman Sachs

The coronavirus pandemic catapulted technology into the spotlight as social distancing and...

Innovative ETFs Channel

The Fed Isn’t Looking to Take Over the Bond Market

The capital markets cheered the Federal Reserve’s move to further support the bond market by...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Opportunities for Value Investors if Willing to Venture Abroad

It’s difficult enough to find value-tilted exchange-traded funds in the U.S. given the recent...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Things May Get Worse Before Getting Better for Retailers

Even as the global economy begins to open its doors again and ease lockdown restrictions, things...

Multi-Asset Channel

China Needs to Step Up their ESG Investing Game

As China continues to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, one area that could...

Smart Beta Channel

Consider China ETFs as Suitable Value Play

As its economy gets back on track following the coronavirus pandemic, China exchange-traded funds...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Millennial Daytraders Behind Current Market Changes

Pre-2008 financial crisis, quantitative strategy, and high-frequency traders got flack for the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

3 ETFs to Consider as Retailers Embrace New Normal

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus certainly wasn’t thinking about COVID-19 in the year 2020, but...

Multi-Asset Channel

Pandemic Fears Puts Precious Metals Back in Spotlight

The major indexes plunged during Thursday’s trading session and that had to have safe haven...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Keep an Eye on Homebuilders as Real Estate Heats Up

Lower bond yields have helped keep interest rates low thanks to the Federal Reserve telling the...

Smart Beta Channel

Is It Time for Doubling Down on ESG?

As Las Vegas casinos slowly begin re-open, it might be time to double-down on environmental,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

The Gap Between Value and Growth Reaches 25-Year High

A recent Financial Times report underscored the widening gap between value and growth. As the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Are Bored Millennials Behind the JETS ETF Rally?

Whether you attribute the bounce in airlines to a downtrodden industry that was poised for a...

Multi-Asset Channel

ETF Investors Pile into Platinum, While Exiting Gold

Per a Kitco News report, it seems exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors’ taste for gold during the...

Smart Beta Channel

Deutsche Says China's Recovery May be “Very Impressive”

Since being the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, China’s gotten a head start on a recovery...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oversupply Concerns May Continue to Plague Oil Prices

Oil prices managed to eke out a gain during Tuesday’s trading session, but more volatility could...

Innovative ETFs Channel

US High-Yield Bond Market Shows $44B in May

With an economy coming closer to re-opening and benchmark Treasury yields still at lows,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

International Opportunity Pleads for This Fintech ETF

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) offers investors an array of long-term catalysts, but not...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Short-Term Traders Shouldn’t Forget Single Inverse Funds

Day traders understand the importance of having a plethora of tools at one’s disposal when it...

Multi-Asset Channel

Tech Trends and Demand Cause TD Securities to Go Long on Silver

With all the focus on gold, silver has been in the throes of its own rally alongside the more...

Smart Beta Channel

Euro Strength Feeds Into Emerging Markets

The latest rise in the euro is feeding into much-needed strength for emerging markets (EM)...

Multi-Asset Channel

What's the Best Play For Real Estate Right Now

It’s difficult to play real estate right now because on one hand, it looks tempting given the low...

Smart Beta Channel

The 60-40 Portfolio is Showing It's Still Relevant

The 60-40 stock-bond split got a lot of flak as being outdated during the height of the extended...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Traders Fret Over Questionable Production Cuts

After turning negative in April before recovering through May, oil prices couldn’t catch a break...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Coronavirus Bonds are Huge In Fixed Income Market

Bonds have definitely been having their day in the sun as numerous companies are taking advantage...

Multi-Asset Channel

As Silver Takes a Breather, Where Does it Go Next?

More investors are looking forward to the economy reopening as the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is Gold Looking at a Major Drop Ahead?

Is the party over for gold? After investors flocked to the precious metal amid the pandemic...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Value Still a Contrarian Move, But Tide May be Turning

With economies around the world looking to reopen its doors to the general populace again, the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Corporations Have Already Surpassed $1T in Bond Issues

The corporate bond market essentially hit the jackpot after the Federal Reserve pulled the slot...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Keep an Eye on Canada ETFs After Falling GDP

Canada’s first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data showed that the impact of COVID-19 is...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Hope for Homebuilders After March Gains in Home Prices?

There are signs of life for the housing sector after the latest data from the S&P CoreLogic...

Smart Beta Channel

Will Travel Breathe Life Back Into Emerging Markets?

Travel restrictions as a result of the pandemic have obviously taken a toll on tourists taking to...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Don’t Lean Heavily on Investments as Economy Reopens

Growth-fueled investments, particularly within the technology sector have been fueling the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Fixed Income ETFs Show $55B in Inflows Thus Far in 2020

Gold can’t have all the safe haven fun—bonds have been seeing their fair share of safety capital...

Relative Value Investing Channel

These 3 ETFs May be Safe Emerging Market Plays

For the majority of investors right now, allocating capital to emerging markets (EM) might feel...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Data Reveals Demand for Gold Down, But ETFs Up

More data is revealing that they’re putting physical gold on hold and picking up on gold...

Smart Beta Channel

PIMCO Filing Reveals ESG Fund Launch May be Ahead

In this day and age of low yields combined with the rising popularity of environmental, social...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

This ETF is Winning the Single-Factor Race So Far

Momentum can be difficult to stop and while the constant debate in the capital markets involves...

Innovative ETFs Channel

More Fed Action Ahead May Buoy the Bond Market

The Federal Reserve is no doubt doing its part to help support the economy by dumping trillions...

Relative Value Investing Channel

US-China Tensions Won’t Give EM a Break

While it might be tempting to bet on an emerging market (EM) recovery given the pandemic has...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Brazil ETFs Are Pressured as COVID-19 Cases Quadruple

Newsweek reported that the number of coronavirus cases in Brazil topped the 360,000 mark over the...

Smart Beta Channel

Yield-Hungry Investors Finding Opportunities in Europe

With yields at record lows, many investors are looking at all parts around the globe for yield....

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Value Investing App Launches for All Types of Investors

Not every investor is willing to do what it takes to perform a Benjamin Graham-style analysis of...

Innovative ETFs Channel

United Airlines Unable to Raise Capital for Bond Offering

Airlines are no doubt between a rock and a hard place given the effects of the coronavirus...

Smart Beta Channel

Where are Opportunities in International Real Estate?

The coronavirus pandemic is opening up opportunities in international real estate whether it’s...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Negative Rates May Keep Gold Prices Rising

Equities haven’t been the only beneficiaries of the federal government pumping stimulus dollars...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Outflow from Emerging Market Currencies May Signal Weakness

The strength of emerging markets (EM) is often tied to their respective currency and right now,...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Global Economy Facing a Once-in-a-Century Crisis?

The coronavirus pandemic is already showing signs of its economic effects around the globe, but...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Quantitative Easing Measures Save Emerging Markets?

As developed market governments pour trillions of dollars into the capital markets to shore up...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

A Slow Economic Recovery May Continue Boosting Gold

As the capital markets prepare themselves for a post-coronavirus world, traders are betting on a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Small Cap Value, a Consistent Long-Term Outperformer

Building wealth can be a painstaking process in a world where most want satisfaction immediately....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Digital Gold Is Outperforming Tangible Counterpart

Bitcoin’s status as digital gold may not have held up well during the height of the March...

Smart Beta Channel

Possible Negative Rates May Hurt US Dollar’s Safe Haven Status

The U.S. dollar has been a steady performer during the turbulent times of the pandemic, serving...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Is the Global Economy Set for a 2.6% Contraction in 2020?

As expected, the coronavirus pandemic will tamp down any positive growth expectations for the...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

US Pension Funds Still Piling into Bonds Amid Pandemic

When it comes to the capital markets, COVID-19 has had an appetite for destruction, but in turn,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

COVID-19 Healthcare Impact May Hurt Emerging Markets

As investors are continuing to assess the financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic,...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Second COVID-19 Wave May Up the Ante for Gold Prices

COVID-19 continues to be a key mover for gold and a second wave of cases can only do precious...

Smart Beta Channel

U.S. Dollar Flexing its Safe Haven Muscle Amid Pandemic

The almighty U.S. dollar has been flexing its safe haven muscle status amid the coronavirus...

Innovative ETFs Channel

United Air Unable to Agree to Terms for $2B Bond Offering

Airlines have undoubtedly taken a punch to the stomach at the hands of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Number of US Weekly Jobless Claims Reaches 3.84 Mil

Unemployment data keeps on taking the wind out of the sails of a market rally as U.S. equities...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Grounded Airline ETF May be Poised to Take Off

Amid the height of the coronavirus outbreak, the number of travelers taking to the skies...

Smart Beta Channel

This ETF Puts the Whole World In Your Hands

Economic activity may have reached a trough and is ready to rise, according to global investment...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Note These Recurring Themes After Market Crash and Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis will cement its place in financial history and will be something investors...

Smart Beta Channel

Coronavirus Effects Hit Eurozone as Economy Has Record Fall

With countries like Italy feeling the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Eurozone economy...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Late March Saw Leveraged Defense & Aerospace ETF Surge 66%

The last full trading week of March capped off a contentious month as the coronavirus pandemic...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Capitalize on Large-Cap Strength Using This Oil ETF

Oil has been under the proverbial microscope lately with all the price volatility and fresh lows....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

New Decline in Energy Demand Caused By Coronavirus, Says IEA

With oil prices behaving the way they have been, it comes as no surprise that the International...

Smart Beta Channel

The Muni Bond Market is Facing Issues Amid Pandemic

The U.S. Federal Reserve came to the rescue with its quantitative easing program, propping up...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Here’s How Gold Should Work for Retirees

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for gold investors as the safe haven precious metal has...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Passive Management Extends Winning Streak Over Active Investing

Score another year for passive management as it extends its winning streak against active...

Smart Beta Channel

This Utilities ETF Powers Portfolios with Renewable Energy

Even before environmental, social, and governance (ESG) became a hot buzzword in the financial...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Healthcare ETFs Are Hot, but Not All Are Created Equal

The coronavirus pandemic put healthcare exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the forefront as medical...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Coronavirus Leave Emerging Markets Forgotten?

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on emerging markets (EM) could be wide-ranging,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Managing Retirement May Put Your Nest Egg in Jeopardy

An experienced investor may be able to successfully manage his or her own retirement account, but...

Smart Beta Channel

Decline in Brazil’s Real Underscores Need for Hedging

Emerging markets will be challenged in a post-coronavirus environment even harder than during the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

11-Year Low for US Manufacturing PMI Sends Gold Higher

Gold prices ticked higher during Thursday’s trading session as the flash U.S. manufacturing...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Companies Issuing New Bonds to Pay off Credit Lines

The coronavirus pandemic fueled a credit line maxing bonanza by U.S. companies amid the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Large Caps Leaving Small Caps in the Rear View

In today’s market, the coronavirus pandemic is proving that it’s best to go big when it comes to...

Smart Beta Channel

Bill Gates Cites Microsoft China as Reopening Model

As the effects of the coronavirus pandemic dwindle in China, Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can Investor Enthusiasm for Staples Continue?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, consumer staples is one of the piping hot sectors as the need for...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Despite Low Yields, Don’t Completely Shy from Bonds

Consumers looking to borrow cheap money have to like the low rates in today’s environment, but...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Is the US Economy Due for a 14% Contraction in 2020?

The coronavirus pandemic just gave China its first quarterly gross domestic product (GDP)...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Fixed Income Exposure Is Still Needed in Today’s Market

Yield seekers have seen better days with metrics like the Bloomberg Barclays Global-Aggregate...

Smart Beta Channel

ESG Investing Will Help Shore Up Your 401(k) Account

The coronavirus pandemic didn’t do any favors for retirement accounts as markets fell during a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Bank of America: Gold May Reach the $3,000 Mark

The feel-good vibes of the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic via stimulus...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Can Japan Weather the Economic Storm of COVID-19?

Even when the COVID-19 cases start to dwindle around the globe, the real effects of the virus...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Large Cap Tech Stocks Continue Throwing Weight Around

As more confidence returns to the capital markets, it’s been large cap equities that have been...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Is Being Bullish on Large Caps the Place to Be?

The coronavirus pandemic is putting a bearish spin on large cap stocks, but their small cap...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will a Faltering Real Estate Sector Doom Cyclical Equities?

The financial crisis over a decade ago certainly put the big hurt on real estate as exorbitant...

Innovative ETFs Channel

$26B Worth of Small Business Relief in Limbo at JPMorgan

With the federal government coming to the rescue by offering small businesses relief loans as...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Good Times Could Be Rolling for Emerging Markets

Emerging markets (EM) investors could be riding a wave of optimism fueled by hopes of a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Developed Markets Move with Ease After Covid-19?

Emerging markets have no doubt been feeling the pangs of the coronavirus outbreak as a risk-off...

Smart Beta Channel

Economic Reforms May Boost These 3 China-Focused ETFs

China’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracting for the first time during the first quarter due...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will Gold Surpass the $2,000 Per Ounce Price?

The rise of gold this month is anything, but an April Fool’s Day joke. Gold is up 11%, which is...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Buy Small Caps Now While There Are Discounts

Amid a crisis, there can be opportunities arising, such as in the small cap space where...

Smart Beta Channel

Can the Municipal Bond Market Weather the Covid Storm?

The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping in to toss a life preserve to the bond markets, including...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Chances in Cybersecurity Give Investors New ETF Plays

As more and more businesses turn to cloud technology, cybersecurity will continue to gain...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Emerging Markets Trading at Record Discount Vs U.S. Equities

How low can emerging markets (EM) go? As low as the coronavirus pandemic allows it, as EM...

Smart Beta Channel

Smart Beta Can Benefit the Right Investor: Is it You?

The coronavirus is injecting a larger-than-expected dose of uncertainty in the markets, which...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Recession Risks May Keep Gold Bulls Pleased

While the major market indexes in the U.S. were seeing red following the long Easter weekend,...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Legendary Investor Ray Dalio Is No Fan of Gov Bonds

Legendary investor Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates doesn’t advise investors to jump into safe...

Core Equity Channel

Look to ESG as a Quality Play in Uncertain Times

Much has been said in the financial market space that the environmental, social and governance...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Short-Term Rally Translate to Long-Term EM Gains?

Emerging markets (EM) got a short-term boost last Thursday en route to a weekly gain on hopes...

Smart Beta Channel

Euro Stimulus Rift Causing Spike In Italian Bond Yields

While the rest of the world is scrambling to implement the final touches on stimulus packages, if...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Should IMF Give Helping Hand to Emerging Markets?

The coronavirus pandemic is putting a strain on emerging markets (EM) and developed markets...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will the Communications Sector Be the One Q1 Winner?

A lot of market analysts were touting the safety of the communications sector during the...

Smart Beta Channel

Low Prices Aren’t Hurting ESG Companies Amid Outbreak

Right now, it’s good to be green—despite the coronavirus outbreak, environmental, social and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can the Financial Sector Weather the Coronavirus Storm?

The financial sector has been one of the hardest hit as stay-at-home orders across the nation are...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Changing Consumer Habits Can Benefit This Niche ETF

Stay-at-home orders have no doubt reshaped consumers’ habits. From relying on online retail for...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will a Growth-Fueled Recovery Follow After the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There’s been a lot of talk during the height of the coronavirus pandemic about foregoing growth...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Multi-Factor Corporate Bonds Will Thrive Amid Coronavirus

Multi-factor strategies aren’t just for equity investors, and it helps to implement this same...

Multi-Asset Channel

Fixed Income Investors Haven’t Turned from High Yield

In today’s flight to safety, it might seem that the riskiest assets like high yield bonds might...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will Investor Sentiment Stay Bullish for Gold?

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly injected euphoria for bullish gold investors, but will...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Apps Are Helping Track Coronavirus in Emerging Markets

In developed markets, the smartphone is almost an essential tool in order to get through the...

Smart Beta Channel

ESG Investors Looking for Solid Companies During Crisis

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, investors have to be thinking now that their portfolios should be...

Smart Beta Channel

Is China’s Economy Ready for a Comeback in Q2?

As the rest of the world is still implementing measures to control the spread of the coronavirus...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Is the Worst Still Coming for Emerging Markets?

Even with early signs that the coronavirus pandemic could be dwindling or at least a peak may be...

Innovative ETFs Channel

“Corona Bonds” Are Putting EU Members at Odds

Bonds have been the default safe haven move amid the coronavirus outbreak, but now they could...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Investors Need Quality For The Sake Of High Yield

After the Federal Reserve’s decision to pump more money into the economy by purchasing assets,...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will the Oil Bulls Be Ready to Run on Supply Cuts?

Tuesday’s trading session saw major U.S. indexes move higher at the open, but fizzled out later...

Smart Beta Channel

Factor-Based Exposure to Global Market Helps Today

With volatility surging in these times of uncertainty with the coronavirus pandemic still a wild...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Coronavirus Uncertainty Keeps Gold Flames Going

The future of gold continues to shine bright as eponymously evidenced in gold futures. Traders...

Innovative ETFs Channel

The ETF Market is Pushing Past the Uncertainty and Volatility

Amid the turmoil of the coronavirus sell-off during the month of March, it’s been exchange-traded...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Blockchain Technology May Take Gaming to Another Level

Social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic is certainly putting an emphasis on competitive...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Bank of America is Thinking a Market Bottom Has Arrived

Undoubtedly, the coronavirus outbreak has been putting stock market investors on a free fall...

Smart Beta Channel

Corporate Bond ETFs Are Where to Look for Fixed Income

The Federal Reserve’s pledge to purchase more corporate bonds to help shore up the economy is...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

4 ETFs to Play in Leveraged Small, Mid Cap Equities

The coronavirus pandemic is infecting the markets on a large scale, but what about small cap and...

Smart Beta Channel

Early Recovery Signs Bring Life into Global Real Estate

Even with global interest rates being at historical lows, the coronavirus pandemic is doing the...

Multi-Asset Channel

It Isn’t Over Just Yet For High Yield Bonds

In the current risk-off environment fueled by the coronavirus outbreak, it might seem like high...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Soars, Hoping Saudi Arabia-Russia Price War Ending

Oil bulls are rejoicing as the end of the Saudi Arabia-Russia price war is in sight after...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tax Season May Bring More Price Gains for Bitcoin

With tax season extended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be interesting to see...

Core Equity Channel

Don’t Expect Another Strong Year for M&A in 2020

Social distancing and avoiding large gatherings like the plague are the new normal. It’s all...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will a Looming Debt Crisis Take From Emerging Markets?

In a world where the safety of bonds from equities as of late is allowing fixed income investors...

Smart Beta Channel

Expert Says Coronavirus Will Drive ESG Gains

The coronavirus pandemic is obviously putting the hurt on many sectors, but the outbreak could...

Multi-Asset Channel

Investors Piling into Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

To help shore up the economy, the Federal Reserve is purchasing corporate bonds, but they’re not...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Consumer Confidence Off, but Gold Can’t Capitalize

It’s more than likely no surprise that consumer confidence dipped during the month of March as...

Disruptive Technology Channel

2021 Genesis Uses Machine Learning for Cruise Control

The 2021 Genesis G80 features all the accouterments of a luxury mid-size sedan, but one feature...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Emerging Markets May Face a Wave of Debt Defaults

An exodus from emerging markets (EM) assets has been taking place thanks to a combination of the...

Smart Beta Channel

Is Smart Beta the Way to Go Amid Coronavirus?

In this challenging market, more investors are looking for ways to shore up their portfolios...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

More Robotics Usage May Help with Future Pandemics

Robots are already proving to be useful workaround tools in this new world of social distancing...

Multi-Asset Channel

Even in a Low-Rate Environment, Bond Laddering Helps

The current low-yield environment is certainly putting a strain on fixed income investors who are...

Smart Beta Channel

Investors Have Been Exiting Large Cap Materials ETFs

The coronavirus pandemic is allowing certain industries to thrive, such as telecommunications...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Stimulus Bill be a Lasting Fix for US Equities?

The long-anticipated stimulus package that Wall Street and Main Street were both hoping to shore...

Smart Beta Channel

Actively Managed Funds Seeking ESG Skyrocketed in 2019

The number of actively managed funds adding environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Crypto Traders Believe Bitcoin Hits New Highs Pre-2021

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken conducted a user poll, which revealed that traders are...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Google’s New AI Tech Stops Robots Bumping into Humans

What’s worse than bumping into your co-worker with coffee-in-hand? Maybe bumping into a roaming...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Growth, Emerging Markets Stronger Than You Think

With the coronavirus outbreak doing a number on equities in the month of February, you might...

Core Equity Channel

Use These ETFs as a Rebound Play Through 2020

When it comes to getting strategic in today’s uncertainty, investors prefer to seek safe haven...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Buy into Emerging Markets Today, Get Rewarded Later

Risk-off is certainly the order of the day and for those looking to retire in the long-term...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Disruptive Tech Has Been Deployed to Fight Coronavirus

While the world is coming together to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, the disruptive...

Smart Beta Channel

Federal Reserve Looking to Buy Up Corporate Bond ETFs

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are regarded for helping to inject liquidity into the bond markets...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Goldman Sachs: Gold is “The Currency of Last Resort”

Cryptocurrency purveyors called Bitcoin “digital gold,” but gold itself is getting its own...

Core Equity Channel

Can the Latest Stimulus Bill Help JETS ETF Soar?

The $2 trillion stimulus package helped airline stocks to rally as the bill incorporated funding...

Smart Beta Channel

Demand Risk is Keeping Commodities Down, But Will it Last?

With oil plummeting the way it has been on fears of lessened demand due to the coronavirus...

Relative Value Investing Channel

JP Morgan Expert Expects 2021 Market to Hit New Highs

If investors can deal with the temporary pain now, it sets them up nicely for some future gains...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Mind the Momentum When It Comes to Markets

Using a multi-factor strategy in the current market landscape could help investors identify...

Disruptive Technology Channel

RoboNinjas Rescue Patients From Coronavirus in Thailand

Robotics technology has been at the forefront of combating the spread of the coronavirus, which...

Multi-Asset Channel

Even Municipal Bonds Aren’t Safe From Downgrades

It seems like no asset is safe in this coronavirus-stricken market—even municipal bonds, which...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Apple Updates Siri to Answer Coronavirus Questions

When iPhone users ask voice assistant Siri for locations to the nearest restaurant or...

Core Equity Channel

ETFs to Watch as Amazon Pushes Hard on Price Gouging

Coronavirus preppers are out in full force, which could actually make them susceptible to some...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

This Week, Gold Investors Fixed on Unemployment Numbers

The coronavirus-stricken market is keeping investors on edge for any sliver of news that might be...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will the Coronavirus Hurt the US Real Estate Market?

We all know that the stock market has been feeling the wrath of the coronavirus, but how is it...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Fed Bond-Buying May Drop Mortgage Rates to Under 3%

As part of its efforts to stem the tide of the coronavirus contagion in the capital markets, the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Institutional Selling Putting Downward Pressure on Bitcoin

It wasn’t long ago when the idea that institutional investor backing for cryptocurrencies, namely...

Smart Beta Channel

US Dollar is Still The Currency to Play in Cautious Market

The U.S. dollar took a back seat during Monday’s trading session as gold prices rose on the major...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Zoom Continues to be Unswayed Amid Coronavirus Panic

Zoom Video Communications is giving investors something to talk about–as long as they’re...

Smart Beta Channel

ESG Now a Part of Barclays’ Research Tools

The coronavirus outbreak isn’t going to stop environmental, social and governance (ESG) in its...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Drones Getting in On the Action to Fight Coronavirus

When the going gets rough when it comes to limiting the spread of coronavirus, send in the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

FLYT Has Hedging Strategies Covered with This ETF

Bonds, gold and other safe haven options—where do investors go amid the turmoil in the equities...

Smart Beta Channel

Get A HNDL on Markets with a Leveraged, Multi-Asset ETF

Staying in cash might be one of the default maneuvers investors are turning to in this turbulent...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Faces Downward Pressure, DRIP Doesn’t Mind

Oil prices fell below $30 a barrel during Monday’s raucous trading session as crude followed the...

Smart Beta Channel

An ETF Alternative to Commodities while Oil is Volatile

The oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia sent crude into a free fall before it bounced...

Multi-Asset Channel

Auto Slowdown in China May Put Pressure on Palladium

In 2019, palladium was the toast of the town, surpassing gold in price and looking like it could...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Treasury Secretary Not Predicting Recession Due to Coronavirus

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was brimming with confidence in the U.S. economy, saying that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Can the Coronavirus Truly Fuel Fintech ETFs?

The coronavirus is no doubt giving businesses logistical challenges with a number of operations...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Cash May Be King, But Gold is Vying for the Crown

With the way the stock market has been fluctuating up and down as of late, investors who can’t...

Core Equity Channel

CIO Praises ETF Structure During Heavy Volatility

“Built Ford tough” is the familiar moniker for automaker Ford’s trucks and in the current...

Smart Beta Channel

Show Me the Muni (Bond ETFs), Here Are 3

Even safe haven assets are feeling the pangs of the coronavirus-filled capital markets. Take...

Core Equity Channel

3 ETFs For Taking Advantage of Toilet Paper Mania

If investors had one wish these days, it’s to wipe away the panic of the coronavirus effects in...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Bitcoin Rises Then Falls Amid Fed Reserve Rate Cut to Zero

Once hailed as a digital safe haven that could one day supplant gold, Bitcoin has been anything...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Coronavirus Pits Developed Markets Against Emerging Markets

For U.S. investors right now, it’s a battle of resilience amid the coronavirus outbreak that’s...

Smart Beta Channel

Fed’s Bond Purchasing Focuses Long Fixed Income ETFs

As part of its bond purchasing initiatives to help maintain liquidity in this...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Robots Helping to Eliminate Coronavirus Transmission

By now, everyone is well aware of the preventative measures for avoiding the coronavirus...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Machine Learning Technology Helps Track Coronavirus

Investors might be seeing nothing, but red in the capital markets, but on the flip side, it’s...

Smart Beta Channel

Bank of Japan Boosts The Number of ETF Purchases

Amid the heavy volatility, investors are experiencing these days as a result of the coronavirus...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Loses Footing Alongside Equities Amid Coronavirus Fears

In a surprise move given its status as an uncorrelated asset relative to equities, gold prices...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Oil Price Decline May Actually Benefit Certain Emerging Markets

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2020 May See $1T in Inflows Globally into Fixed Income Funds

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Analyst Says Bond Rush May Intensify Amid Coronavirus Fears

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Gold Hits 6 ½ Year High and More Gains May Come

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Oil Tycoon Predicts a 19% Rise in Oil Prices In 2020

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Gold Will Hit All-Time High in 2020, Says Analyst

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Can the “Phase 1” Trade Deal Propel U.S. Equities in 2020?

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While most sectors are cheering the latest record run-ups in the major indexes, the energy sector...

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Be Defensive With This Infrastructure ETF

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High Yield Bond Seekers May Take New 'ANGL' with this ETF

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Warmer-than-expected climate for the U.S. is certainly not what natural gas traders want to hear...

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Bond Market Rife with Opportunities for Active Managers

The bond market is rife with opportunities, especially in the ETF world where fixed income funds...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Can Emerging Markets Build Off China’s Improvements?

Emerging markets stocks started the week strong following the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Real Estate Traders Look Ahead to Potential 2020 Challenges

Real estate trade organization site Realtor.com assembled a list of housing trends for 2020 that...

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'AGG' ETF Still a Great Option for Core Bond Exposure

Since 2003, the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG A+) has been the go-to fund for...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Can U.S. Equities Have a December to Remember?

U.S. equities are ending the year with record highs in the major indexes like the Nasdaq...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Treasury Yields Fall After Trump's Trade Deal Delay Threat

With the capital markets feeding off positive U.S.-China trade deal news, U.S. President Donald...

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India Set to Debut First Bond ETF Offering

It looks like the government of India is set to debut its first bond exchange-traded fund (ETF),...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is More Hurt Ahead for Natural Gas or Will It Heat Up?

As the Christmas holiday starts getting into full swing, bullish natural gas traders are hoping...

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Twitter Preparing to Enter High Yield Debt Market

Twitter is preparing to enter the high yield debt market with its junk bond debut, but unlike...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Weak Brick-and-Mortar Holiday Shopping Could Fuel 'CLIX' ETF

Not only did the online shoppers come out for Black Friday, but the bears are also out for...

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Does an Inverted Yield Curve Send False Recession Signal?

Investors got very familiar with the notion of an inverted yield curve in 2019, especially when...

Core Equity Channel

Early Data Suggests Online Shopping Sales Will Hit $4.4B

Early indications show that food comas on Thanksgiving couldn’t keep people from going online to...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Jim Cramer: Market Will Still Rally Despite Obstacles

Whether it’s trade wars, an impeachment charge against U.S. President Donald Trump and other...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Treasury Yields Rise on Great Economic Data

In a shortened trading week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, bond investors were thankful as...

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“DGRW” ETF Peaks Ahead to Future Dividend Growth

Investors can get caught up in the short-term movements of the market, which makes it easy to get...

Relative Value Investing Channel

S&P 500, Nasdaq Hit Record Highs, But Will It Last?

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rallied to new highs to begin the shortened trading week...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Silver Bells May Ring for Bullish Traders by Year’s End

With Christmas headed our way, silver bells could be ringing for bullish traders by year’s end,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Investor Appetite for Global Equities Increased in October

In Direxion Investments’ latest Relative Weight Spotlight, investors looked to add more...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Silver Prices Down, But a Rally Could Be Brewing

With the strong showing in equities as of late, it seems that precious metals like silver have...

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Will the 60-40 Stocks-Bonds Split Die Off?

The 40% allocation into bonds has proven to be a challenge given that Treasury note yields have...

Relative Value Investing Channel

“Bullish Feelings” in October as Growth, Cyclical Dominate

According to Direxion Investments’ most recent Relative Weight Spotlight, “bullish feelings” in...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Goldman Sachs Sees Gold Hitting $1,600 in 2020

Major indexes like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were hitting highs on Monday, making...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can Black Friday Lift The 'RETL' Retail ETF?

The National Retail Federation is expecting consumers to open their wallets this holiday season...

Relative Value Investing Channel

How Will Emerging Markets React to Less Fed Cuts?

A peek into last month’s Federal Reserve meeting minutes hinted that the central bank may not...

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Municipal Bond Activity Rises

Treasury yields have been ticking higher with the major indexes in the equities market notching...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are US Equities Overbought and Will It Stick?

All three major indexes have reached record highs recently with the Nasdaq Composite being the...

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Bonds Set to Close Out 2019 with Another Banner Year

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s going to be another banner year for bonds, which have moved higher...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Prices Hold Firm Despite Strong Housing Data

Strong U.S. housing data should’ve helped boost the markets in Tuesday’s trading session, but it...

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3 ETFs to Consider as Fed is on Mortgage Bond Buying Spree

The Fed has been on a mortgage bond buying spree since May with a goal of $30 billion in...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can Gold Re-Establish The Gains from Earlier This Year?

Gold has fallen from its record highs earlier this year when inverted yield curves, fears of...

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'DJD' ETF Brings Dividend-Paying Equities Exposure

This past summer, as investors continued to swallow up bonds faster than a thirsty camel in the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Home Builders Hold Onto Confidence in Housing Market

Lower interest rates are injecting more optimism for home builders as they look to the close of...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

ETFs to Trade After US Set New Natural Gas Records

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said the U.S. set new records last year when it...

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Risky 2020 May Bring Mini Bear Market for Bonds

A better-than-expected economy is being anticipated by global investment firm Goldman Sachs,...

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Can Negative Yields Be Great for Bond Prices?

Treasury yields are scraping lows after investors rushed towards the safety of government debt...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Leveraged ETFs for Investors Trade Financials Short Term

With market volatility coiled and ready to explode at any moment due to heightened tensions from...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Look to Health Care as the Growth-Value Fight Rages On

Like crosstown rivals in sports, growth and value have been duking it out for factor investing...

Relative Value Investing Channel

See More Strength in Value Equities Through 2019

Costs continue to be a key driver when it comes to investors’ decisions on where to allocate...

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Thank ETFs for A Rise in Portfolio Bond Trading

A Bloomberg report noted that bond desks this year have executed $88 billion in portfolio bond...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Emerging Markets Strength Depends On Key Tech Indicator

The emerging markets (EM) space has been a strong performer within the past month as evidenced in...

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Market Expert: Desire For Bonds is Far From Over

The feeding frenzy on bonds in 2019 saw an unprecedented appetite for safe haven debt like...

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4 Bond ETFs That Earned Morningstar’s Gold Rating

Investor appetite for bonds doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon and as the “recession”...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

4 ETFs to Trade Treasury Notes with Triple the Leverage

The U.S.-China trade war continues to move the capital markets as news flip flops on a trade deal...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Can Consumer Staple Correction Allow Cyclical Strength?

As more investors were heading into bonds amid the summertime volatility, they also added safer...

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WeWork Bonds Stumble to New Lows After Review

It seems like startup WeWork can’t catch a break as corporate bonds of the commercial real estate...

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Rising Yields Will Help Flatten Recession Indicator

Over the summer, investors probably learned more about yield curves than they wanted to, but a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

As Yields Grow, Gold Is Down But Not Out

Treasury yields have been rising, which have pushed other safe haven assets like gold out of the...

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Go Long with Bonds By Using the “BLV” ETF

The Federal Reserve instituted its third rate decline recently after reversing course from its...

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10-Year Note Jumps as Bond Bonanza May End

An injection of optimism from positive developments in the U.S.-China trade war saga is fueling a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

International Market Rise Gives ETF Investors Opportunity

Major U.S. indexes are roaring to new highs with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average...

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Bond Fest Continued as Fixed Income ETFs Dominated Inflows

As the beer was flowing at the annual Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, investor capital was...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Hits 3-Month Low After Lessened Strength in Equities

Safe haven assets couldn’t hide from losses as a risk-on switch got flipped back on after...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Earnings Outlook Could Hold Back U.S. Equities

The champagne has been popping in U.S. equities after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Energy Department Investment in Solar May Fuel Energy ETFs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $128 million in new projects to...

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Morgan Stanley: Gloomy Outlook for Stock and Bond Returns

It could be a decade of underperformance for stocks and bonds, according to global investment...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Trading Lower, But It Won’t Last

Positive economic news is flooding the capital markets while major indexes like the S&P 500...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Fed Easing Have Emerging Markets Teasing Gains?

With the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average touching new highs, it’s “R-O-C-K in the...

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An ETF That May Serve as an Investor’s Standalone Bond Exposure

While third-quarter earnings have propelled the S&P 500 to a new high, investors still need...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Prices Ease as Traders Await Key Economic Data

U.S.-China trade deal negotiations fueled optimism in the capital markets last week, including...

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A 50-Year Treasury Bond May Be Soon On The Way

The Treasury Department has been contemplating the release of an ultra-long bond, but it appears...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Broadcom May Give Value ETF Investors an Opportunity

Semiconductor company Broadcom could head into 2020 with a value-oriented play that could give...

Relative Value Investing Channel

November May Bring More Strength for U.S. Equities

As U.S.-China trade deal negotiations were unraveling, yield curves inverting and investors were...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Take Caution Adding Emerging Markets to a Portfolio

With positive news thus far coming out of U.S.-China trade deal negotiations in the month of...

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“SRET” ETF Goes Around the Globe Searching for Yield

Despite better-than-expected earnings and positive vibes emanating from a U.S.-China trade deal,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Gains Wait for “RWUI” ETF as Trade Deal Nears Close

The major U.S. indexes are feeling the good vibrations in the markets with third-quarter earnings...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Silver Looks Ready for Gains, but Patience is Key

Precious metals investors who are priced out of palladium and gold can always look at silver as...

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Goldman Sachs: Largest Movement to Bonds Since 2008

In the wake of the financial crisis in 2008, investors shuffled their capital into bonds as the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will the $1 Trillion Budget Deficit Hurt US Equities?

Third-quarter earnings are humming while the economy seems to be drumming along despite some...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Two Leveraged ETFs Handling Gold Exposure

As the S&P 500 was roaring to a new high in Monday’s trading session, the risk-on sentiment...

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Yields Shouldn’t Be Primary Driver For Bond Portfolio

In today’s bond market, finding yield is up there with spying Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster....

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Bond Fund Managers See Race to Zero Rates Begin

With Treasury yields already at bottom barrel levels, bond fund managers see the race to zero...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

How Will Gold React To Latest Fed Interest Rate Move?

The capital markets are expecting a rate cut with algorithms like the CME FedWatch Tool...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Brazil Hopes New Reforms Ignite Stagnant Economy

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro earned a big win by getting pension reforms passed through...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Holds Steady Following PMI Data

Gold was steady as she goes in Thursday’s trading session following the U.S. manufacturing sector...

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Market Expert: China’s Thirst for Gov. Bonds Wont Last

Bond investors in China have a seemingly unquenchable thirst for government bonds, but the latest...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Caterpillar Profits Miss Keeps Real Estate ETFs at Bay

Caterpillar disappointed investors in Wednesday’s trading session as the construction equipment...

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Market Expert: “Short or Very Medium Short” Bond Durations

While it’s still necessary to get core bond exposure if an investor’s portfolio is heavily tilted...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Deeper-Than-Expected OPEC Cuts Boosts Oil

Oil has certainly seen better days as of late, but in Tuesday’s trading session, it got the boost...

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Fixed Income Factor Funds Continues Seeing Growth

Factor investing, in and of itself, is still trying to gain its footing among the masses and...

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2 ETFs to Get Core and Short-Term Bond Exposure

Fixed income funds are aplenty in the ETF world, but in today’s market, it’s necessary to get...

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Is It Time to Break Bonds and Jump Back into Equities?

U.S.-China trade optimism and third-quarter earnings are reinstalling confidence back into...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Retail Sales Fall: A Sign of an Economic Slowdown?

Third-quarter earnings are off to a good start, but weaker-than-expected retail sales data...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will Low Interest Rates Keep Real Estate ETFs Afloat?

The housing market is replete with lenders offering low-interest rates, but not enough in the...

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Geopolitical Landscape May Cause Bond Market Volume to Drop

It’s certainly been the summer of bonds after the equities markets spooked investors into safer...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Reversal of Fortune: Best-Performing Inverse ETF Year to Date

The advent of inverse exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can certainly give traders the opportunity to...

Relative Value Investing Channel

How Do Economists Know When We’re in a Recession?

The “R” word, recession, is the one capital markets don’t like to hear when it comes to financial...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

New Tech Data Finds Gold, Silver in Consolidation Phase

As investors were lukewarm on the latest trade news talk, banks were able to prop up the markets...

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Tilt Your Allocation At the “TLT” ETF

After taking Columbus Day off, the bond markets were back in full swing on Tuesday, but the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

6 Vital Areas to Address for More Growth in Emerging Markets

A U.S.-China trade deal is the biggest elephant in the room when it comes to more strength in...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

China’s Growing Tech Sector Could Boost This ETF

As U.S.-China trade negotiations move forward, one of the hot-button issues will no doubt be...

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ETFs Help Add Liquidity to a Generally Illiquid Bond Market

A myth of exchange-traded funds is that the constant buying and selling could result in inflated...

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IRS Issues 1st Guidance for Crypto in 5 Years

While the Securities and Exchange Commission is serving as gatekeeper for any legitimate...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Is More Strength Building for Large Cap Growth?

There’s been a lot of talk lately in the capital markets that the growth factor is headed towards...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are Small Cap Equities the Right Choice for the Next 10 Years?

With volatility taking hold of major U.S. indexes once again, it might seem that seeking the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Power Cuts in California May Put Leveraged Energy ETFs in Play

It will be “California Dreamin’” as in dreaming of electricity for a number of Northern...

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The Time to Get Active with Fixed Income is Now

Now more than ever, strategy plays an even bigger role in the bond markets than simply opting for...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Economic Data Suggests US Economy is Doing A-OK

Investors might be focusing too much on a U.S.-China trade war and should laser in on the hard...

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Robots Could Conquer the Bond Trading Space

AllianceBernstein Holding LP introduced a robot with the capability of executing corporate-bond...

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Achieving Emerging Markets Exposure Without China

When it comes to getting exposure to emerging markets, it’s difficult to ignore adding China to...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will Restricting Chinese Investments Really Hurt US Equities?

In what looks like a negotiation tactic in order to force China’s hand into a trade deal, the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Defense ETFs: Hypersonic Weapons May Be Next Frontier

Hypersonic weapons that can travel at an extremely high rate of speed could be the next frontier...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Energy Sector May Open Opportunities for Leveraged ETFs

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) traders armed with leverage are operating in a landscape where a...

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3 ETFs to Watch if Investors Still Have FANG Fever

Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (FANG) stocks were the toast of the town during the height...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Does Predicted Volatility Mean Small Caps Are Doomed?

Trade wars and inverted yield curves are throwing curve balls at investors, but with more...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Low Mortgage Rates Could Secure Homebuilder ETFs

National home prices are beginning to taper off, but low mortgage rates could give the housing...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is a Homebuilder Breakout on the Horizon?

Homebuilder exchange-traded funds (ETFs) could be on the verge of a breakout. As such, ETFs to...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Gold Pushes Past $1,550 for First Time Since 2013

With the capital markets uncertain on how to approach equities with trade wars and inverted yield...

Core Equity Channel

5 Best-Performing ETFs When Volatility Strikes

In the movie “Top Gun,” Maverick, the hotshot pilot played by Tom Cruise, said of aerial...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

More Volatility Ahead? Traders Are Betting On It

Trade wars and yield curves are certainly a two-headed dragon that’s been plaguing investors as...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Russell 2000: Strong Indicator of Next Market Move?

Every market move as of late has been mostly about trade wars and yield curves, but the Russell...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Ray of Light for US Equities as China Tariff Items Removed

A ray of light for U.S. equities was shining in Tuesday’s early market session after the U.S....

Relative Value Investing Channel

Goldman Sachs Lowers Q4 Growth Forecast Due to Trade Wars

Goldman Sachs is forecasting that the ongoing U.S.-China trade war will have a larger effect on...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Energy Plays Could be on Traders’ Radars as China Could Target U.S. Oil

While in general, the U.S.-China trade war may be seen as a net negative for the capital markets,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are Fear and Loathing Gone from U.S. Equities?

Are the sentiments of fear and loathing finally gone from the markets? Analysts are quick to...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Look to Leveraged Tech ETFs for Trade War Opportunities

Technology has been a hot-button issue during the U.S.-China trade war drama, which is causing a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are International Equities in Trouble with a “Crumbling” Chinese Economy?

Amid a U.S.-China trade war that has taken itself to new heights, White House economic adviser...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Employment Data Could Be a Make or Break Moment for U.S. Equities

A data-fueled Federal Reserve will certainly be keeping a close eye on the latest employment...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Volatility Comeback Could Spark This 3X Inverse ETF

Last week, the major indexes were turned inside out from volatility stemming from a Federal...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil’s Worst Day in Four Years Opens Up Energy Opportunities

Just as the capital markets were responding to the upside on the heels of the 25-basis point rate...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will the Latest Jobs Report Hurt U.S. Equities?

The Labor Department revealed that 164,000 jobs were added during the month of July while the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fortnite World Champ Takes Home $3M, Play This ETF

The Fortnite World Cup champion took home a cool $3 million in prize money, making it the largest...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Goldman Sachs Raises 2019 Price Target for S&P 500

Global investment firm Goldman Sachs raised its year-end price target for the S&P 500, but...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Traders: Keep Consumer Discretionary in Back Pocket

All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve as the capital markets are hoping for an equities boost...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Will 1/4-Point Rate Cut Continue to Provide Strength for U.S. Equities?

The U.S. economy added 170,000 nonfarm payrolls and the unemployment rate currently stands at a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

GDP Falls to 2.1% in Q2 but Beats Wall Street Expectations

The Commerce Department reported that Gross domestic product (GDP) fell during the second quarter...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Sluggish Earnings: International Equities Over US?

The majority of the capital market is looking for an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve to...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are Emerging Markets Still a Viable Option Moving Forward?

Geopolitical waves have been rocking boats in emerging markets with the president of Turkey...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Bulls Lying in Wait for End-of-Month Rate Cut

As the Federal Reserve ponders a possible rate cut following its meeting near the end of the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Traders Looking for Q2 Earnings Weakness Can Use “SPXS” ETF

Technology earnings will kick off this week and if the prescience of some analysts proves right,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Flow Trends Could Favor U.S. Funds Over International

The latest Morningstar report for U.S. mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) fund flows...

Relative Value Investing Channel

June Saw a Tilt Towards Cyclical Sectors over Defensive Sectors

As the Federal Reserve gave capital markets reason to brace themselves for interest rate cuts...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Leveraged Brazil ETF in Play After Economic Activity Picked up in May

Aside from a summer day in the desert, you would be hard-pressed to find something hotter than...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Value Outperformed Growth for the First Time in 7 Months

Value was able to outdo growth during the month of June, which was the first time the factor was...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Russian Bulls Charged the Markets Head on in June

The bulls in Russian equities were charging hard during the month of June, which saw the Direxion...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Large Caps Underperformed Small Caps in June, but Will It Last?

Prior to a volatile climate in May that saw a U.S.-China trade deal hit a pothole, large cap...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Fed Chair Compares Bitcoin to a Gold Alternative

Bitcoin has been dubbed “digital gold” by cryptocurrency and capital markets alike, but the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Attitude of Millennials Towards Housing Could Influence NAIL ETF

Traders may want to keep an eye on the attitudes of millennials when it comes to owning versus...

Relative Value Investing Channel

White House Economic Adviser: Fed Owes a Rate Cut

December 2018 was the last time the Federal Reserve implemented a rate hike, and according to...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Weaker Q2 Corporate Earnings Guidance Puts “SPXS” ETF in Play

Second-quarter earnings will kick off in the middle of July, but it could be the bears rejoicing,...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Capitalize on U.S. Equity Strength as Rate Cuts Loom

The central bank has been showing its more dovish side so far this year, which pivots from 2018’s...

Relative Value Investing Channel

U.S. Equity Strength in Play with Fed Chair Testimony Ahead

The capital markets will keep their eyes and ears fixated on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Why Have MLPs and Midstream Been Reducing Leverage as of Late?

Master limited partnerships and midstream companies have been reducing leverage as of late, but...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Dismal Outlook on Earnings Could Bring International Strength Over the U.S.

U.S. equities reached record highs to kick off the trading week ahead of Independence Day, but...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Prices Take a Breather, but More Gains Could Be Ahead

The market expectation of future rate cuts by the Federal Reserve saw gold surpass its 5-year...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Fed Gives Banks Green Light for More Payouts to Investors

The Federal Reserve gave banks the green light to offer more payouts to investors after 18 of the...

Relative Value Investing Channel

A Weakening Dollar Will Pave the Way for Emerging Markets

As the capital markets look to possible rate cuts by the Federal Reserve before year’s end, a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

10 Best-Performing 3X Leveraged Equity ETFs So Far in 2019

U.S. equities were rolling through 2019 after a lackluster fourth quarter, but sputtered in May...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Are Oil Traders Overestimating the Impact of Latest Iran Sanctions?

Rather than resort to war, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to bring down the hammer with more...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Investors Leaning Towards U.S. So Far in June

Halfway through the year, the penchant for investors to pour into U.S. equities over...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Future Rate Cuts Could See Investors Favoring U.S. Equities Over International

The Federal Reserve didn’t give capital markets the rate cut they might have been expecting last...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Middle East Tensions Could Give Oil Prices More Support This Week

Oil prices could maintain their support levels this week as tensions between the United States...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Are Investors Ready to Bury Value, Look to Growth?

Buying stocks on the cheap relative to their value and then holding them for an extended duration...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Emerging Markets’ Hopes for a Trade Deal Aren’t Dashed Just Yet

U.S. markets have come to life this week after optimism from improved prospects of a U.S.-China...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Prices in Flux Amid Growth, Middle East Tensions

The push-and-pull of Middle East tensions and slowing global growth is leaving prices for the oil...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Is Semiconductor Sector Hinting at Weakness in Economy?

A broad slowdown in demand, including China were the prime culprits in Broadcom reporting...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Consider the Infrastructure Sector as Global Growth Slows

As investors were caught in the throes of May’s volatility, they were seeking quality oriented...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Secret Lending by China Could Hurt International Equities

The world’s second largest economy could be playing a dangerous game that involves secret...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Lean on the U.S. Economy as Global Growth Experiences a Slowdown

The U.S. capital markets stumbled into 2019 after a slipping and sliding through a fourth quarter...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Leveraged 3X Homebuilder ETF Hits the “NAIL” on the Head

Despite the recent market volatility, the Direxion Daily Homebuilders and Supplies Bull and Bear...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Trade War Could Trigger Global Crisis, Says French Finance Minister

If you want someone to paint a rosy picture of the global economy, you might not want to ask...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Trump Mexico Tariffs Can Put LBJ ETF in Play

U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed tariffs on Mexico as both sides try to hash out their...

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In The Know: ETF Industry Trends to Shape Portfolios

During the normal course of buying and selling securities within the capital markets, it’s easy...

Relative Value Investing Channel

May’s Mayhem Could Bring June Bounce for Small Caps

Whether equities were large or small, the month of May wasn’t kind to either as the U.S.-China...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Move Away From Low Bond Yields with Inverse ETFs

May’s volatility due to the U.S.-China trade wars showed that it’s profitable to be a bear using...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Business Sentiment Worries Fed Official

Yes, trade wars are a key risk that could negatively affect the U.S. economy, but it’s not...

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In the Know: Preparing for What Lies Ahead in Markets

With the capital markets turning the page on the first quarter of 2019, investors are regaining...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Don’t Buy the Bitcoin Rally Hype, Says Gold Bull

Once Bitcoin spiked liked energy levels after a can of Red Bull near the end of 2017, it also...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Risk-Off Sentiment Fueled Defensive Mindset in May

So what did investors do when the markets were awash in volatile-laden sell-offs in May as a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Investors Preferring USD Over Gold Amid Trade Wars

As U.S. President Donald Trump turns his attention to Mexico from China in the latest...

Thematic Investing Channel

Battered Copper Prices May Offer Investor Opportunities

Copper was the first metal to be worked by people. Copper beads have been excavated in northern...

Relative Value Investing Channel

China’s Latest Threat: “Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You”

China’s biggest newspaper gave the U.S. fair warning on Wednesday that the trade war could be a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gold Falls as Investors Dip Toes Back in U.S. Equities

Risk-on was back in U.S. equities after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 200 points on...

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In the Know: Innovation in ETF Strategies

The adage of “change is the only constant” is certainly applicable to the exchange-traded fund...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Investors Show May Distaste for Emerging Markets

May’s market volatility due to U.S.-China trade wars has been a progenitor of suffering in the ...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Will Growth Worries Hold Down Oil For Rest of 2019?

Supply cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have pushed oil prices...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Health Care ETFs Could be Cure for Trade War Blues

Whether the markets are roaring or experiencing doldrums, health care exchange-traded funds have...

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In the Know: Trends in ETF Industry & Efficient Trading

The number of exchange-traded funds (ETF) continue to grow at a rapid pace. Currently, there are...

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Large Caps Were Outperforming Small Caps Before May

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Leveraged Homebuilder ‘NAIL’ ETF Builds Big 2019 Gains

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The steady dose of recent volatility has begged the question of who sustained the most damage:...

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China Won’t "Swallow Bitter Fruit" in US Trade Spat

The ongoing saga known as the U.S.-China trade negotiations is already taking an even more...

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Downsize to Small Cap Equities Strength with ‘RWSL’ ETF

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Earnings week can exhibit bouts of volatility that make it ripe for traders, but those who want...

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Get Anti-Defensive With Relative Value ETF 'RWCD'

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Precious metals like gold can provide investors with the uncorrelated diversification of their...

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Look to International Markets for Income Opportunities

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Dow Slips on Earnings Pessimism, Slowing Global Growth

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell as much as 200 points on Tuesday as corporate earnings...

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Gold ETFs Tick Higher as China Adds Metals to Reserves

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Markets Rise as Inverted Yield Curve Fears Ease

Investor fears of an inverted yield curve have been sending the markets on a volatile ride the...

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Expert: Gold Euphoria Is “Justified”

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Oil prices crossed the $60 mark on Tuesday, providing the wind in the sails for the Direxion...

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As Investors Get More Defensive, Look to Gold, Miners, Metals ETFs

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