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Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Different Market, Same Leaders: Tech ETFs Thrive In Pandemic

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With April seeing major indexes bounce back after one of the most tumultuous periods...

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Even before the spectacular end of the record bull market of the previous decade, fixed income...

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Which Daily Leveraged ETFs Surged In Late-March?

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Tactical Allocation Channel

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Gold has outperformed most asset classes so far in this latest market...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Mid Caps & Small Caps. How Long Will Bears Stay in Charge?

Though the entire U.S. market has been caught up in the volatility that’s resulted from the fear...

Smart Beta Channel

How to Invest for the 5G Revolution

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The next big step in wireless communications is here. Major...

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Risk-on or Risk-off?

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Traders Eye Fixed Income

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Relative Value Investing Channel

Is It Time For EM To Shine?

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ETF Revenues are at an All-Time High

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Relative Value Investing Channel

2020 Outlook: Fear of the Fear of Missing Out

In 2019, investors waded through significant economic and geopolitical uncertainty to push U.S....

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Short Duration High Yield: An All Weather Solution

By Adam Schrier, CFA, FRM, Director, Product Management, New York Life Investments

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Entering a New ETF Era: Will active management be adopted in the ETF wrapper?

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Following the US Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval of Precidian’s...

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“3 Reasons Bond ETFs are on the Rise” with BlackRock’s Karen Schenone

Sage interviews Karen Schenone, a Fixed Income Product Strategist at BlackRock, who talks about...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

FOMC: An Early Trick? Or a Treat for Traders?

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Negative Interest Rates: The Mother of all Bubbles? Or the New Normal?

By Lawrence Whistler, CFA, Nottingham Advisors

When you’ve been in this business as long as we...

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Additive Manufacturing Investments Likely to Increase

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Like any new technology, there’s always a lot of hype surrounding its release....

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Fallen Angel High Yield Bonds in the Late Cycle

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Recent falling interest rates have led some investors to move towards a...

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Winners & Losers from Fed Interest Rate Cut

By George Prior

There are winners and losers from the Fed’s rate cut, the first in more than a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Vietnam: A Frontier Market on the Cusp?

Could Vietnam be the next exciting growth story to unfold in the frontier market space?

Relative Value Investing Channel

Relative Weight Spotlight: Cyclicals Continue to Cruise

By Direxion

While some have noted that the recent stock leadership has been too defensive in...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Market Pulse Signal: Old Bulls Can Still Run

By Ed Lopez, VanEck Head of ETF Product

The Market Pulse model ended the first half of 2019...

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Facebook’s Libra: Stablecoins Burst on the Scene

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In recent...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Relative Weight Spotlight – Monthly Outlook – July 2019

By Direxion

OVERVIEW

  • Market Drivers: With expectations for a cut in the federal funds rate all...
Tactical Allocation Channel

Innovate, Navigate, Differentiate: Two Gold Companies Explain

By VanEck

Patience is a virtue that gold investors know all too well.

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Gassing Up to Chase the Russian Bull

By Direxion

Russian stocks surged more than any other international market in June, adding...

Thematic Investing Channel

Millennials vs. Dogs of the Dow Thematic Investing

By Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA

Representing 35% of the labor force, the Millennial generation is...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Tactical Approach to Municipal Bonds

By David Scassler, VanEck Portfolio Manager

The VanEck Vectors Municipal Allocation ETF (MAAX) is...

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7 Automation Software Market Trends to Pay Attention To

By Kayla Matthews

The professional service automation market continues to grow, and the areas...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Gold Shareholders Wield Their Voices

By Joseph M. Foster, VanEck Portfolio Manager and Strategist for the Gold and Precious Metals...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

What a Difference a Day Makes: 2019 Rate Cut Mania

By Direxion

What a difference a day makes. Or even a few hours. That’s how sharply the markets...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Can Anything Beat Tech? How ‘Bout Homebuilders?

By Direxion

Amid the hand wringing over whether the U.S. and China are coming closer together or...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Semiconductor Volatility Is Back: What’s Next?

By John Patrick Lee, CFA, VanEck Associate Product Manager

After a strong start to the year,...

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A Big Week for Betting On the CURE for Cancer

By Direxion

One of the biggest healthcare conferences of the year just ended—the American Society...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Relative Weight Spotlight – Monthly Outlook – May 2019

By Direxion

  • Market Drivers: Stabilizing macro factors and a return to supportive monetary policy...
Tactical Allocation Channel

South Africa Growth Struggles to Lift Off

By Natalia Gurushina, VanEck Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

South Africa’s growth woes...

Tactical Allocation Channel

When Did You Own Facebook?

By Brandon Rakszawski, VanEck Senior ETF Product Manager

The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus IndexSM...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Emerging Markets Sentiment Sours

By Direxion

  • On the back of a deteriorating macroeconomic backdrop, one that has been largely...
Core Equity Channel

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats 2019 Class New Additions

By Smita Chirputkar, Director, Global Research & Design, S&P Dow Jones Indices

The...

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The Story of an ETN

By Grant Engelbart, CFA, CLS Investments

It all started on a fine August day in 2006. Bees were...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

How To Survive The Robot Uprising

By Direxion

As the world marches toward unprecedented levels of mechanization, no one truly...

Core Equity Channel

ProShares: Pet Care Industry Investing

By Simeon Hyman, CFA, Global Investment Strategist, ProShares

Pets are loyal companions and...

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Dividend Growth in Times of Turbulence

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Network Effect: A Proven Way to Create a Moat

By Brandon Rakszawski, VanEck Senior ETF Product Manager

The term “economic moat” describes a...

Thematic Investing Channel

6 Industries That Have Benefited From On-Demand Economy

By Kayla Matthews

The on-demand economy combines a variety of platforms to ensure people can get...

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Morningstar Conference Unites Industry’s Top Minds

The financial industry’s top minds will come together at the annual Morningstar Investment...

Thematic Investing Channel

4 Ways Robotics Are Changing Cold Storage Warehouses

By Kayla Matthews

Cold storage warehouses are essential for keeping things like perishable food...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Switching Costs Build Moats and Retain Customers

By Brandon Rakszawski, VanEck Senior ETF Product Manager

The term “economic moat” describes a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Relative Weight ETF Spotlight – April Monthly Outlook

By Direxion

Just like birds of a feather flock together, major central banks around the globe are...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

The Trade(s) on Iran Sanctions

Last year, the US withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, and encouraged buyers to cut off oil...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Battle Lines Drawn for Modern Media Megaliths

By Direxion

Thanks to massive mergers, property exchanges and a dramatic shift away from...

Relative Value Investing Channel

New ETF Category for Traditional Investing Strategies

By Direxion

Once you move beyond plain vanilla passive indexes, ETF investing is about themes....

Tactical Allocation Channel

Green Bonds and the Pathway to Sustainability

By William Sokol, VanEck Senior ETF Product Manager

In 2018, reports from theIntergovernmental...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Sell in May, and Go Away? Maybe At Least Rotate? or Hedge…

By Direxion

It’s that time of year again. The old adage “Sell in May and go away.”, commonly used...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Does an Inverted Yield Curve Mean Recession?

By Direxion

The first shoe has dropped in what some soothsayers, tea leave readers, and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

A Knock-Your-SOX-Off Trade for 2019

By Direxion

The hottest industry of 2017 is back for more. Semiconductor stocks have returned to...

Tactical Allocation Channel

China Stimulus Kicking In?

By David Semple, VanEck Portfolio Manager

MSCI Emerging Markets Index rose 9.67% during the first...

Thematic Investing Channel

Financial Industry Sees Spike in Cyber Attacks

By Kayla Matthews

Cyber attacks are increasingly significant risks in general in today’s...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Gold Finds Synergies as Macro Views Diverge

By Joe Foster, VanEck Portfolio Manager and Strategist

After six months of gains in which the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Moat Investing: Keeping Up with the Joneses

By Brandon Rakszawski, VanEck Senior ETF Product Manager

The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus IndexSM...

Tactical Allocation Channel

China Rebound Finally Under Way

By Natalia Gurushina, VanEck Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

China’s stronger than...

Tactical Allocation Channel

VanEck Market Pulse Model Increases Equity Allocation

By VanEck

The Market Pulse model has increased its equity allocation from 40% to 100%. The model...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Risks Diminish Across Real Asset Investments

By VanEck

TheVanEck VectorsReal Asset Allocation ETF (RAAX)uses a data-driven, rules-based...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Emerging Markets Emboldened by the Fed

By VanEck

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s (Fed’s) dovishness paves the way for additional...

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NUSI: Correct Prescription for Challenged Dividends

Data confirm the second quarter was another rough stretch for dividends, a scenario that...

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

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Stronger Corporate Bond Market May Bolster This Fund

After enduring some strife earlier this year, the investment-grade corporate bond market is...