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Tom Lydon the Co-CEO of ETF Flows, the holding company formed in February 2019 for the ETF Trends and ETF Database brands as part of their merger. Lydon is a contributor to major print, radio and television media including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Investment News.

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ETF Education Channel

Familiar Faces Supporting S&P 500 Earnings

An avalanche of S&P 500 earnings reports will be arriving over the next two weeks. Market...

Crypto Channel

For Risk-Tolerant Investors, Spot Bitcoin ETFs Could Help a Traditional Portfolio

Registered investment advisors have long leaned on the 60% equities/40% fixed income portfolio...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Semiconductor Stocks, ETFs Can Find 2024 Catalysts

Helped in large part by Nvidia (NVDA) and Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM), semiconductor stocks and...

Crypto Channel

More Proof of Spot Bitcoin ETFs’ Fast Start

In testament to market participants’ enthusiasm for the 10 spot bitcoin ETFs that debuted last...

ETF Education Channel

Tech Reshoring Movement Meaningful to These ETFs

For decades, the bulk of business and consumer tech products purchased in the U.S. were...

ETF Education Channel

Brand Value Underappreciated Catalyst for These ETFs

Market participants frequently allocate capital to shares of companies with strong brand...

Crypto Channel

BTCO: Convenient, Cost-Effective Avenue to Spot Bitcoin Exposure

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission finally gave the green light for spot bitcoin...

Fixed Income Channel

VCIT: Quality and Yield Under One Umbrella

Expectations are that the Federal Reserve could lower interest rates multiple times this year,...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan ETFs Could Deliver More Gains in 2024

The MSCI Japan Index returned 20.3% last year, underscoring that outside the U.S., Japan was the...

China Insights Channel

China Tech Stocks Face Near-Term Headwinds, Long-Term Outlook Bright

When it comes to China tech stocks, it’s a tale of two outlooks. Over the near term, the asset...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Advisors Could Stoke Huge Flows to Spot Bitcoin ETFs

The recent debut of spot bitcoin ETFs is expected to broaden the audience of cryptocurrency...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Could Be the Right Corporate Bond ETF for 2024

Amid expectations that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates this year, perhaps multiple...

Climate Insights Channel

White House Attempting to Solve U.S. EV Charging Conundrum

The U.S. is one of the world’s largest automotive markets. It’s also integral in the effort to...

ETF Education Channel

A Jaw-Dropping Outlook for Artificial Intelligence Revenue Growth

It’s often said that artificial intelligence (AI) is in its infancy of growth, and that’s true....

China Insights Channel

China Chip Ambitions Could Lift This ETF

It’s no secret that China has widespread semiconductor ambitions and wants to reduce its...

Modern Alpha Channel

BTCW Brings Bitcoin to Wider Audience

Since its birth in 2009, bitcoin was intended to democratize and “futurize” finance. A case can...

ETF Education Channel

This ETF Is Home to Surprising Number of Bargains

Following last year’s rally in technology stocks, the consensus is that the sector is richly...

Crypto Channel

‘Landmark’ Bitcoin Moment Arrives With Approval of Spot Bitcoin ETFs

Finally, the ETF industry can let out a sigh of relief and revel in the fact that spot bitcoin...

China Insights Channel

Some Pro Investors Willing to Bet on China in 2024

Following three consecutive years of losses, China stocks were believed to present investors with...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Bond ETF Could Be a 2024 Winner

Corporate bonds delivered solid gains last year. And market observers expect more of the same in...

ETF Yield Channel

Evaluate EVIM for 2024 Muni Bond Opportunities

The widely followed ICE AMT-Free US National Municipal Index posted a solid performance in 2023....

Climate Insights Channel

China Power Investments Could Drive Upside for This ETF

When it comes to infrastructure investments, including those in renewable energy and electric...

Modern Alpha Channel

A Good Time to Be Bullish on Dividend Stocks

Dividend stocks and related ETFs lagged the broader market last year. Growth equities carried the...

ETF Education Channel

Adopters Could Be Next Wave of AI Winners

In 2023, the artificial intelligence (AI) investing boom was led by purveyors. Think companies...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Could Run to $200K, Says Research Firm

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, has been on a scintillating run since the...

Climate Insights Channel

Ocean Economy Offers Vast Long-Term Potential

Covering 70% of the earth’s surface, oceans are vast. So is the related ocean investment...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan ETFs Can Be Ex-US Winners Again in 2024

Not many international equity markets, particularly those large in scope, delivered better...

Crypto Channel

Pros Backed Cryptocurrencies in 2023

In what could be a long-term positive for cryptocurencies as an asset class, data indicates $2.25...

ETF Education Channel

Earnings Could Be Strong in 2024. Consider QQQ & QQQM

The S&P 500 is forecast to deliver double-digit earnings per share growth this year. All 11...

ETF Education Channel

Plenty of Tailwinds for Small-Caps as 2024 Starts

For all the conjecture about small-caps stocks and related ETFs disappointing in 2023, the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Stocks Can Keep Good Times Going in 2024

With 2023 in the books, India stocks capped another strong annual run. That extended the country’...

China Insights Channel

It Could Pay to Be Contrarian With China Stocks

Financial markets have a history of rewarding contrarian bets. But it’s often difficult for...

Climate Insights Channel

Dr. Copper Could Boost This ETF in 2024

Some commodities performed admirably last year. Others did not. That serves as a reminder to...

Modern Alpha Channel

An Interesting International Idea for 2024

Broad-based international equity benchmarks turned in decent showings last year. But those gauges...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

AI Advancements Could Be Boon for Biotech Industry

Generative artificial intelligence was a point of emphasis for investors in 2023. That movement...

China Insights Channel

China Stocks Finally Cheap Enough to Be Tempting

Following three straight years of declines, China stocks are inexpensive; that much is known. But...

ETF Education Channel

Tech Could Shine Again in 2024, Says Wealth Management Firm

As measured by the various S&P sector indexes, tech and communication services equities were...

Crypto Channel

Bet on BLKC for Exposure to Some of the Best Financial Stocks

The Invesco Alerian Galaxy Blockchain Users and Decentralized Commerce ETF (BLKC ) surged nearly...

Climate Insights Channel

China Making Big EV Infrastructure Inroads

China is an infrastructure titan. The country devotes trillions of dollars to expanding and...

ETF Education Channel

Usual Suspects Could Be AI Leaders Again in 2024

It’s fair to say that artificial intelligence (AI) was top of mind for many market participants...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

AI Supports Case for This Semiconductor ETF

Semiconductors are the foundation upon which artificial intelligence (AI) thrives, but knowing...

China Insights Channel

If China Stocks Rebound, This ETF Could Be a Leader

China stocks are heading toward an annual loss. That’s prompting many market observers to...

Climate Insights Channel

Price Cuts Could Stoke EV Sales in 2024

The electric vehicle (EV) industry is maturing. Part of that maturation process is following some...

ETF Education Channel

Some Positive ESG Trends Emerged in 2023

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing endured political controversies, regulatory...

China Insights Channel

This ETF Has Depth Needed for China Rebound

To close 2023, there’s been a flood of bullish calls on China stocks for 2024. That isn’t...

Modern Alpha Channel

China Dividend Push Could Benefit This ETF

In dollar terms, China is already the largest emerging markets dividend payer. But as highlighted...

Tax Efficient Income Channel

Preparing for a New Fixed Income Environment in 2024

Aggregate bond benchmarks rebounded this year following some of the worst showings on record in...

ETF Education Channel

QQQ, QQQM Are Epicenters of Innovation

If there’s one thing the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is known for, it’s being home to an array of...

Modern Alpha Channel

Dividend Growth Can Be Had With Small-Caps

For years, small-cap stocks weren’t associated with dividends, let alone quality, rising payouts....

ETF Education Channel

New Additions Could Propel QQQJ

The widely followed Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) rebalanced earlier this month. That means some stocks...

Climate Insights Channel

China Clean Tech Investments Paying Off

China has a well-documented history of expansive, wide-ranging investments in clean technology...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Corporate Bond ETF Deserves More Attention

Even amid a volatile year for 10-year Treasury yields and much speculation regarding when the...

ETF Education Channel

Bevy of Opportunities for Buybacks Found in These ETFs

In the third quarter, share buybacks among S&P 500 member firms tallied $185.6 billion....

Modern Alpha Channel

Nifty Real Estate ETF Is Home to Some Bargains

As is often the case, high interest weighed on the real estate sector this year. The S&P...

Climate Insights Channel

Carbon Credits Market Has Strong Long-Term Outlook

Myriad topics in the sustainable investing realm garnered attention this year. It’s fair to say...

Crypto Channel

Elevated Hashrate Driving Bitcoin Miner Ebullience

Bitcoin’s hashrate, which measures total computing power on proof-of-work networks, is soaring to...

Modern Alpha Channel

Expect More AI Regulations in 2024

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) didn’t just capture the hearts and minds of scores of...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

There’s Value to Be Had in Bonds

With stocks on a blistering pace to conclude 2023, familiar valuation concerns are again part of...

China Insights Channel

How to Find Alpha in 2024 Among Chinese Stocks

Broadly speaking, Chinese equities and the related exchange traded funds disappointed investors...

ETF Education Channel

Rate Cuts Could Be Meaningful for Small-Cap ETFs

Over the past month and the past 90 days, the Russell 2000 Index is higher by 12.07% and 8.49%,...

Modern Alpha Channel

Capitalize on 2024 China Opportunities With CXSE

Following disappointing showings in 2023, China stocks are commanding attention as emerging...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Active ETFs Came of Age in 2023

The first actively managed exchange traded funds came to market in 2008. But 2023 may be...

Modern Alpha Channel

Cybersecurity Growth Prospects Remain Attractive

This has been another eventful year on the cybersecurity front. Investors need not look any...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Why Gold Miners ETFs Can Shine in 2024

Gold’s recent ascent to record highs is having the predictable though still important impact of...

Climate Insights Channel

Copper, Nickel Demand Big Catalysts for this Metals ETF

Ongoing adoption of electric vehicles and other forms of renewable energy will likely continue in...

ETF Education Channel

Magnificent Seven Could Deliver More Gains in 2024

The magnificent seven cohort of mega-cap growth stocks have loomed large for investors. They...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Corporate Bonds Could Shine in 2024

With stocks racing to record highs, diminishing expectations of a recession, and hopes that the...

China Insights Channel

This China ETF Has Long-Term Allure

China stocks have been a source of frustration for investors this year. But there are...

Modern Alpha Channel

DGRW Has Hallmarks of a Great Dividend ETF

There are scores of dividend exchange traded funds for advisors and investors to consider, and...

Climate Insights Channel

Governments Play Vital Role in Carbon Investing

Many investors cringe at the thought of more government involvement in various industries and...

Crypto Channel

Crypto-Correlated Equities Topping Bitcoin This Year

Bitcoin has pulled back over the past several days. But even with that retrenchment, the largest...

China Insights Channel

Growth Stocks Could Propel China ETFs in 2024

This year, Chinese growth stocks have been hampered by declines by the broader market in the...

The Responsible Investing Channel

There’s Potential Benefit to ESG Criticism

Few, if any, investment strategies have drawn as much criticism as environmental, social and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Emerging Market Bonds Could Be 2024 Fixed Income Winners

Domestic aggregate bond strategies are on pace for decent showings this year. And there is...

Modern Alpha Channel

India ETFs Could Extend Gains in 2024

Among the large emerging markets, there’s increasing debate regarding whether China or India...

ETF Education Channel

QQMG Has Rising Start Potential Among ESG ETFs

Over the past several years, the population of ESG exchange traded funds expanded at a feverish...

The Responsible Investing Channel

European Central Bank Rate Cuts Could Lift This ETF in 2024

There’s been increased chatter that the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates, perhaps...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

How to Prepare for 2024 Fixed Income Opportunities

Following a tumultuous 2022, this year has been better, though not entirely sanguine for fixed...

ETF Education Channel

Concentrate on Small-Caps to Avoid Concentration Risk

An oft-mentioned criticism of cap-weighted ETFs — mainly those dedicated to large-cap...

China Insights Channel

Crackdown on China Healthcare Corruption Could Help This ETF

Industry-level regulatory crackdowns in China and efforts to quash corruption are notoriously...

Climate Insights Channel

Dubious Hyperbole Surrounds Electric Vehicles Industry

Recently, reports have surfaced that demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is slowing. This could...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Cap Darkness Could Give Way to Dawn

For much of this year, the narrative surrounding small-cap equities and ETFs has been the extent...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Lower Credit, Rate Risk Still Winning Idea

In recent weeks, chatter has increased regarding the likelihood of the Federal Reserve lowering...

Modern Alpha Channel

Wager on WDNA for Biotech Rebound

It’s been a lengthy of stretch of subpar performance by biotech stocks and related exchange...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

REIT Risk/Reward Profile Could Spell Opportunity With DESK ETF

Amid elevated Treasury yields and little clarity as to when the Federal Reserve will commence...

Crypto Channel

2 Factors Sparking Bitcoin Surge

As of late Monday, bitcoin had surged nearly 14% over the past seven days. That’s exceeded...
China Insights Channel

China Stocks Could Enter Bull Market in 2024

In the Chinese zodiac, 2024 is the year of the dragon. For stocks in the world’s second-largest...

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ETF 360: Dimensional Continues to Build on Success

The latest ETF 360 features Dimensional’s Rob Harvey in conversation with VettaFi’s Head of...

Climate Insights Channel

COP28 Puts Carbon Investing in Spotlight

The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, is taking place this week...

Modern Alpha Channel

India to Take Reins From China as Asia Growth Leader

Among Asia’s major economies, China has long been the benchmark against which other countries’...

ETF Education Channel

Nasdaq Sustainable Lens Could Benefit These ESG ETFs

Assets under management for ESG and sustainable funds peeled back this year. Harsh political...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Prudence Still Necessary in Bond Market

November was kind to fixed income investors as bonds posted their best month of 2023. High yield...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Could Again Be EM Winner in 2024

With 2024 soon arriving, optimism could be reborn that broader gauges of emerging market stocks...

Climate Insights Channel

Thematic Way to Go in Search for Clean Energy Exposure

When it comes to accessing clean technology and green energy stocks in broad-based form,...

Climate Insights Channel

Case for Carbon Investing Evolving, Gaining Momentum

Carbon allowances/credits have emerged from being an opaque, often inaccessible class to one that...

Climate Insights Channel

Support for ‘Blue Deal’ Highlights Importance of Ocean Economy

The effects of the New Deal are still felt today. With the emergence of the fight against climate...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Rising Tech Scene in Vietnam Could Boost This ETF

The Asia-Pacific region comprises myriad economies that can be considered technology powerhouses....

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Could Surprise for the Better in 2024

Small-cap stocks and related ETFs have garnered plenty of attention in 2023 — much of it...

Climate Insights Channel

The Right ETF for Aggressive Carbon, Climate Policies

Global carbon reduction and climate policy still lack uniformity at the regional level. But the...

ETF Education Channel

Changing Consumer Behavior Could Benefit QQQ, QQQM

One of the big lessons from coronavirus-era shutdowns was that consumer behavior can rapidly...

Modern Alpha Channel

Midcap Stocks, ETFs Should Shed Overlooked Status

There are increasingly credible reasons for midcap equities and related ETFs to shed their status...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Small-Stock ETF Could Have Big Things in Store

It’s not that smaller stocks are in the red this year. As measured by the S&P MidCap 400 and...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Price Action Indicates More Upside Could Soon Arrive

With equity markets open just a half day, the day after Thanksgiving is usually a noneventful day...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Could Prove Sturdy in Rocky Economy

Small-cap equities and related exchange traded funds have garnered plenty of attention this year....

The Responsible Investing Channel

Some ESG ETFs Have AI Benefits

It’s often said that one of the primary drivers of performance and potential out-performance...

Modern Alpha Channel

2024 May Bring Better Vibes for China ETFs

This has been a trying year for investors with exposure to Chinese equities. As of November 21,...

ETF Education Channel

The Next Act for AI Might Lift These ETFs

Generative artificial intelligence is the AI genre that’s fueled enthusiasm for this disruptive...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Time to Begin Examining Best Buys for 2024

As of November 22, the S&P 500 and Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index are higher by 20.3%...

Climate Insights Channel

Carbon Investing Has a Bright Long-Term Future

Carbon investing continues gaining traction with registered investment advisors and...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Importance of Stock Selection Highlights This ETF

It’s often said that it’s a stock pickers market. Arguably, that’s an overused sentiment, but the...

Crypto Channel

Important Catalysts for Broader Blockchain Adoption

Cryptocurrency prices, including those of bitcoin, are proving resurgent of late. Therefore, some...

ETF Education Channel

More ‘S’ Could Accelerate ESG ETF Adoption

The landscape for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is evolving and so are...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Vietnam Is One of Asia’s Most Intriguing Equity Markets

As measured by the VanEck Vietnam ETF (VNM C+), it’s been a decent year for Vietnamese stocks....

Modern Alpha Channel

AI Could Be Catalyst for Cloud Computing Stocks, ETFs

There are clear intersections between artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. But for...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Positive News Emerges on ESG Reporting

If there’s one thing that’s hindered the adoption of ESG investing strategies among registered...

ETF Education Channel

Artificial Intelligence Still Generating Plenty of Buzz

It might feel as though enthusiasm surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and the related...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Stars Aligning for Active ETFs Growth

Once a sparsely populated afterthought within the broader ETF industry, active ETFs are...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Mid-Cap Firms Boosting ESG, Sustainability Focus

Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked relative to their larger and smaller peers. That status is...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Could Again Be EM Star in 2024

Barring a miracle of epic proportions over the last weeks of 2023, this year will go down as...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan ETFs Could Extend Gains in 2024

2024 is right around the corner. And now is an opportune time for advisors and investors to...

Crypto Channel

Ahead of 2024 Halving, Bitcoin Miners Look to Notch Profits

It’s still six months away, but the April 2024 bitcoin halving is already generating plenty of...

Climate Insights Channel

Electric Vehicle ETFs Could Accelerate in 2024

It’s been a bumpy year for investors taking broad approaches to electric vehicle stocks and...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Despite Criticism, ESG Is Mainstream and Desired

Arguably, no investing style has been on the receiving end of as much criticism as environmental,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Gold Miners’ Balance Sheets Look Sturdy

Gold is enjoying a solid though not spectacular performance in 2023. And that’s matriculated to...

ETF Education Channel

EPS Growth Should Rebound in 2024. These ETFs Could Benefit.

To this point in third-quarter earnings season, S&P 500 member firms have notched aggregate...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan Dividends Story Underappreciated, But Growing

Among developed markets, the U.S., and otherwise, Japan spent decades being a dividends outlier....

Climate Insights Channel

Belt Road Initiative Highlights China Green Energy Commitments

China’s coal consumption and recent construction of coal-fired plants make plenty of headlines....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Fallen Angels Place to Be for Big Income

With 10-year Treasury yields having retreated noticeably in recent weeks, there’s a sense that...

The Responsible Investing Channel

How ESG Can Get Its Groove Back

It feels like only yesterday that ESG investing and related ETFs were the proverbial toasts of...

ETF Education Channel

Social Media’s Abuzz About Stocks in These ETFs

The quality of financial advice on social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok is up for...

Fixed Income Channel

Dawn Could Be Nearing for Aggregate Bond ETFs

Fixed income investors can only hope the old saying “it’s often darkest before the...

Climate Insights Channel

Blue Economy Has Bountiful Investment Opportunity

Amid the clean technology and renewable energy booms, investors have been treated to heaping...

Fixed Income Channel

Intermediate-Term Bonds Shouldn’t Be Ignored

From late August through the end of October, 10-year Treasury yields spiked by 0.80%, stoking...

The Responsible Investing Channel

It Pays to Be Selective With Developed Market Equities

With less than two months left in 2023, this maybe another disappointing year for broad-based...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Miners Have Room to Increase Renewable Energy Use

One of the most frequently mentioned criticisms of bitcoin mining is that it’s energy-intensive....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Mortgage REITs Could Benefit From Softer Fed Stance

As high-yielding real-estate-related assets, mortgage REITs are correlated to interest rates....

Climate Insights Channel

Catalysts Abound for Low Carbon Investing

Climate change-driven investing is about much more than rising temperatures. It encompasses...

ETF Education Channel

There’s Still Room for ESG ETFs to Grow

For investors who are enthusiastic about environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Workplace Gender Equality Still Prominent Issue

Diversification and gender equality in the workplace remains a marquee issue at companies of all...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

High Yield Muni Bonds Gaining Appeal

Muni bonds haven’t been spared in what’s shaping up to be another year of weakness for the...

ETF Education Channel

History Bodes Well for Potential Small-Cap Rally

Pay enough attention to small-cap stocks and ETFs as of late and it’s easier for even novice...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Midcap Cost of Admission Looks Appealing

Recently, small-cap stocks and related exchange traded funds are garnering ample attention for...

ETF Education Channel

Forecasting Workplace Effects of Generative AI

Generative AI burst onto the scene in earnest this year. While it served as an overt catalyst for...

Climate Insights Channel

China Carbon Transition Could Lift This ETF

China is one of the world’s largest polluters. It’s also among the countries most committed to...

Modern Alpha Channel

Beware Small-Cap Value Traps

There are times when value investing is in style, but it’s always a good idea to avoid value...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Could Notch Huge Gains Over Next Few Years

Amid hopes that a spot bitcoin exchange traded fund or multiple versions of that product will...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG Bond Market Poised to Rev Up

Amid soaring interest rates in the U.S., third-quarter issuance of ESG, sustainability, and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Excellent Stocks Reside in MOAT ETF

The last few months have been rough on equity investors. Bonds haven’t offered much refuge. It...

Modern Alpha Channel

These Are the Small-Caps to Consider

Small-caps have been a frustrating asset class this year, and that sentiment extends beyond U.S....

ETF Education Channel

Nasdaq Correction May Result in Buying Opportunity

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is off more than 10% from its 52-week high. This confirms the...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Innovation Could Propel Biotechnology Bounce

Biotechnology is certainly on the list, if not at the top, of high-growth industries in dire need...

Crypto Channel

This Niche Could Boost Blockchain Usage

Amid hope and speculation that a spot bitcoin exchange traded fund will soon come to market in...

Climate Insights Channel

Grid Spending Could Boost Electrification Metals Demand

Conversations about renewable energy adoption and related investment theses are often dominated...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Reasons to Be Bullish on Investment Grade Corporate Credit

Some fixed income investors may feel as though the bond market is currently treacherous...

Modern Alpha Channel

Good Time to Consider Mortgage-Backed Securities

With 10-year Treasury yields hovering around 4.84%, the flirtation with 5% is ongoing and...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Can Shed Bearish Ways

The Russell 2000 Index was lower by 6.73% over the past month and is flirting with a new bear...

Crypto Channel

Spot Bitcoin ETF Not Only Crypto Catalyst

Over the past seven days, bitcoin has surged more than 20%. That’s a bull market unto itself....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Signs Point to Potentially Significant Ethereum Rally

The cryptocurrency universe is growing increasingly enthusiastic regarding the possibility that...

Crypto Channel

Ethereum Excellence Could Propel This New ETF

Ethereum serves as the platform for transactions conducted in the digital currency known as...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Rates Really Weighing on ESG Stocks, ETFs

Broadly speaking, large-cap stocks and exchange traded funds with the ESG label are performing...

Climate Insights Channel

How Professional Investors Deploy Carbon Investments

Retail investors are increasingly embracing climate-aligned strategies. Most of that enthusiasm...

Modern Alpha Channel

Inflation, Weak Yen Lifting Japan Stocks, ETFs

After a multidecade bout with deflation, Japan is finally experiencing some incremental...

ETF Education Channel

Communication Services Earnings Could Drive these ETFs

Third-quarter earnings season is in full bloom and a slew of earnings tests for S&P 500...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Investors Still Enthusiastic About Energy Sector

For the 90 days ending October. 20, the S&P 500 Energy Index jumped 6.1%, while the broader...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG Backlash Loud, But Not Preventing Adoption

Critics of ESG investing and standards are nothing if not vocal. That can be a reminder that...

Climate Insights Channel

Infrastructure Matters for Future EV Adoption

This year, there’s no shortage of EV market observers noting that an inflection point for the...

ETF Education Channel

Surprising Amount of Inexpensive Stocks in These ETFs

The Nasdaq-100 Index usually isn’t home to a variety of stocks trading at levels that can be...

Modern Alpha Channel

Palpable Enthusiasm for Floating Rate Notes ETFs

With 10-year Treasury yields dangerously flirting with 5% and as some longer-dated Treasury...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some of the Best Dividend Stocks Reside in This ETF

With 10-year Treasury yields inching closer to 5%, some investors may be pondering the point of...

Modern Alpha Channel

India ETFs Should Be Focal Points for Emerging Markets Investors

2023 is almost over. And it’s fair to say this will be another disappointing year for emerging...

ETF Education Channel

More Education Essential to ESG Adoption

In news that may be surprising to experienced investors and registered investment advisors, a...

Crypto Channel

Spot Bitcoin ETF Approval Could Lift This Crypto Stock Fund

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently decided not to appeal a court ruling in...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Work to Be Done to Improve ESG Adoption

ESG isn’t a new concept. In recent years, it’s gained more attention and assets thanks partly to...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Big Value Available in Small-Cap Stocks

One potential benefit of small-cap equities lagging large-cap rivals this year is that a clear...

The Responsible Investing Channel

This Bond ETF Could Be Q4, 2024 Winner

Despite obvious headwinds in the form of surging Treasury yields, the U.S. corporate bond market...

Crypto Channel

Ether Could Be Ready to Start an Epic Run

Some investors are rightfully pensive about employing a buy-and-hold approach when it comes to...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Fallen Angel Yields Could Signal Opportunity

Like other fixed income assets, fallen angel bonds have proven vulnerable to the recent spike in...

Climate Insights Channel

China Moving to Increase Clean Tech Leadership

China is already a leading force when it comes to adoption and development of clean tech used to...

Modern Alpha Channel

There’s Still a Case for Currency Hedging

Entering this year, there was optimism that bond yields would decline and the U.S. dollar would...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

CLOs Look Sturdy Even as Junk Defaults Rise

A recent surge in bankruptcies and defaults by high-yield issuers is unnerving some fixed income...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ETFs Matter in Future of ESG Investing

The concepts of ESG and sustainable investing are rapidly evolving. This is prompting many...

ETF Education Channel

These ETFs Remain Bastions of Innovative Companies

When it comes to equity gauges that are home to a plethora of disruptive and innovative...

Crypto Channel

Assessing Bitcoin Miners Ahead of 2024 Halving

Bitcoin is heading toward another halving in April 2024, an event that will bring with it...

ETF Education Channel

Some Bargains Available in Critical Tech Segment

It’s often hard to find attractive valuations on large- and mega-cap growth stocks. That’s been...

Modern Alpha Channel

Why Quality and Value Work Well Together

Experienced advisors and investors know that there are many factor combinations to consider. ETFs...

Climate Insights Channel

In Sustainable Investing, Bet on Blue

In roulette, bettors wager on red or black. When it comes to investing, market participants...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Interesting Way to Beat Magnificent Seven

With less than three months left in 2023, it’s fair to say that the “magnificent seven” cadre of...

The Responsible Investing Channel

More Than Meets the Eye With Institutional ESG Support

There is a frequent criticism of institutional support of ESG proposals and related voting...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Allure of Mid-Caps Is Building

As measured by the widely observed S&P MidCap 400 Index, mid-cap stocks aren’t doing much of...

Crypto Channel

Bank on Bitcoin to Beat Inflation

With oil prices trending higher, among other factors, market participants are bracing for a...

Modern Alpha Channel

Consider Credit With This High-Quality ETF

Bond yields and real yields recently traveled a long way in short order, spooking bond market...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

PFXF: Preferred Way to Play Preferred Stocks

The recent surge by Treasury yields is matriculating throughout the fixed income universe. It...

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Electric Vehicles Are Future of Automotive Industry

Among U.S.-based original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Tesla (TSLA) has a sizable,...

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Time to Bank on Big Tech Again

Broadly speaking, large- and mega-cap tech stocks are far from bear market territory. But the...

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When Investing Internationally, Ethics Matter

When accessing international equities, investors face an array of concerns. There’s the specter...

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Another Eye-Catching Bitcoin Forecast

Experienced cryptocurrency investors know that there are plenty of large, not-yet-reached bitcoin...

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Bank on BDCs as Private Credit Standby

The word “private” draws investors. It implies an aura of exclusivity; human nature...

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Mull Mortgage-Backed Securities With MTGP

With mortgage rates at the highest levels in decades, it’s reasonable to expect new mortgage...

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With Corporate Bonds, Quality Is a Difference Maker

There are certainly times when it’s appropriate for investors to own high-yield corporate debt...

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Small-Cap Stocks, ETFs Could Have Fuel for Rebound

It’s been a tumultuous year for small-cap equities and the relevant exchange traded funds. But...

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Responsibly Avoid Greenwashing With This ETF

Greenwashing, or instances of companies overstating environmental claims, isn’t a distinctly U.S....

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Bitcoin Bounce Could Materialize This Month

Newly minted ethereum futures ETFs, and rising interest rates have a sluggish volume. Still, some...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Energy Sector Shareholder Rewards Take Center Stage

Surging oil prices and speculation that Brent crude will soon hit $100 per barrel are legitimate...

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Options-Linked ETFs Flourishing in 2023

Following last year’s calamity in the bond market, it’s not surprising that advisors and...

Modern Alpha Channel

Domestic Small-Caps Getting Too Interesting to Ignore

With the Russell 2000 Index up just 1% year to date, small-caps stocks and related ETFs aren’t...

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Good Reasons to Consider China With ESG Overlay

As highlighted by a year-to-date loss of 8.61% for the MSCI China Index — far worse than...

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With AI, Play the Disruptors, Not the Disrupted

Undoubtedly, artificial intelligence (AI) is a disruptive technology. That implies some sectors...

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The Right Corporate Bond ETF Now

Corporate bonds, both investment-grade and high-yield, are delivering solid performances in 2023....

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Earnings Visibility Available For These ETFs

Market participants always love clarity and visibility. With the third quarter in the books,...

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Finding Value Among Pharma Stocks

Healthcare, the second-largest sector allocation in the S&P 500, is often viewed through the...

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New REIT ETF Houses Bargains

The real estate sector has slid in 2023. But investors searching for bargains in the group have...

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Another Reason Active, ESG Combination Matters

An increasingly complex regulatory environment could highlight the benefits of active management...

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Appetite for Climate, ESG Investing Rebounding

Helped by resurgent growth stocks, climate-aligned and ESG investing styles are garnering support...

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Depend on DGRW for Dividends, Outperformance Potential

It’s often said that for investors to garner the true benefits of dividends. That style of...

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Benefits Abound With Direct Indexing

Low-cost index funds and exchange traded funds are appropriate for scores of investors. That’s...

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Moats Can and Do Trump Quality

Quality is an investment factor while moat investing is a style, but there are intersections...

Crypto Channel

Professional Investors See Crypto Prices Rising

Prices of bitcoin and ethereum haven’t done much to spark enthusiasm in recent weeks. That...

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Evaluating Links Between DEI and Investment Returns

Diversity, equity, and inclusion as an investment style stems from broader evolution in the...

Alternatives Channel

Getting a Pulse on Preferred Stocks

Preferred stocks are what’s known as hybrid securities, meaning the asset class displays both...

Climate Insights Channel

Reshoring Mining Could Highlight This ETF

There are some certainties surrounding rare earth minerals and strategic metals. Demand for those...

Climate Insights Channel

An Electrifying Forecast for This EV ETF

It’s widely known that today, electric vehicles (EV) account for a small, but growing percentage...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

ANGL Sensible Avenue for Junk Bonds Exposure

High-yield corporate debt, also known as junk bonds, represent a significant chunk of the broader...

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Another Reason ESG Credibility Matters

Greenwashing — an organization’s effort to boast of its environmental, social, and...

Modern Alpha Channel

Multiple Reasons to Bet on Biotech ETF WDNA

The healthcare sector is disappointing this year. And the ICE Biotechnology Index is even more of...

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A Good Time to Consider Bond ETF CVSB

Like stocks, bonds can be subject to seasonal trends. One such trend is that, historically...

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AI/Gig Economy Combination Could Power These ETFs

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is the form of artificial intelligence that’s generating...

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Bet on Blue Economy With KSEA

For all the talk about climate change, net-zero and sustainability, and the related investment...

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ETFs Can Mitigate Bitcoin Panic

Cryptocurrency is a young asset class. Over its brief life span, it’s developed a reputation for...

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Why ESG Investing Still Matters

Environmental, social, and governance policies and investing have become targets of political...

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Beyond AI: Reasons to Believe in Technology Stocks

Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely viewed as the fuel for the rocket known as growth and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Energy Income Proposition Looks Appealing Again

The energy sector has been a disappointment for much of 2023. Now, however, it is looking...

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How to Juice Nasdaq Income Profile

While the dividend profile of the technology sector has improved markedly in recent years, the...

Modern Alpha Channel

The Emerging Markets Beacon of Light

2023 hasn’t been a bad year for emerging markets equities. But amid numerous challenges in...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Be Mindful of Mid-Cap Opportunities

Benchmarks focusing on smaller stocks, including mid-caps, are trailing the large-cap S&P 500...

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KSET: Prudent Avenue for Investing in Carbon Offsets

In recent years, many well-known corporations have unveiled ambitious carbon-reduction and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Local Governments Could Propel Green Bond Market

This year has brought a record number of storms that have forced insurance companies to dole out...

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Assessing Allure of Active Management

In arguably quiet fashion, active managers are performing admirably in 2023. An impressive...

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If Analysts Are Right, These ETFs Have More Upside Ahead

Sell-side analysts aren’t infallible, but they provide important insight into a variety of...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Price Could Surge Before, After 2024 Halving

Another bitcoin halving — the event that lowers rewards for miners, thus tightening supply...

Modern Alpha Channel

Headlines Put Megatrend ETF WCBR Back in Focus

The WisdomTree Cybersecurity Fund (WCBR B) is higher by 9% for the month ending September 14 and...

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CVIE: A Pragmatic Approach for Europe Exposure

With some of the lowest valuations among all developed markets, eurozone equities have long...

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Some Internet Companies Could Find AI Gold

As the artificial intelligence (AI) investment thesis continues evolving, one benefit accrued by...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

How Higher Rates Could Actually Help Muni Bond ETFs

The widely followed ICE AMT-Free US National Municipal Index is higher by 1.17% year-to-date,...

Crypto Channel

Monetary Tightening May Boost Bitcoin, Says Crypto Expert

It might be hard to believe after the crypto winter of 2022, but monetary tightening by global...

Alternatives Channel

Bitcoin Slump May Lead to Rally, Says Research Firm

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, is mired in a slump.The decision in the...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Bright Spots Arise for Active Management

Active management has long endured criticism as passive management has captivated investors’...

Climate Insights Channel

Inflation Reduction Act May Lift This Climate ETF

Thirteen months have passed since President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. In...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Clarity Appears for Pair of Big-Name Chip Stocks

Recently, some clarity emerged on Nvidia (NVDA) and Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) — two of the...

Tax Efficient Income Channel

CSHI: A Better Way to Store Cash

With 10-year Treasury yields hovering around 4.25%, cash instruments, including certificates of...

Modern Alpha Channel

SFIG: Great Idea for Corporate Bond Exposure

Amid speculation that the Federal Reserve is at or nearing the end of its interest rate...

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Software Bargains in These ETFs

Software stocks are rarely inexpensive. Add to that, it’s usually difficult to find software...

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Rev Up This ETF for Chinese ETF Exposure

Outside of the U.S., China is the world’s largest automobile market. Combine that with the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Weight Loss Drugs May Prove Potent for PPH

Ozempic commercials are, at this point, ubiquitous and while that’s an anecdotal example, it also...

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ESG Bond Issuance Keeps Climbing

Whether you call it green, social, or another derivative of environmental, social, and governance...

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Currency Considerations Within International Equities Investing

One of the primary risks investors face when allocating to international equities is currency...

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Deeper Data Dependency May Advance ESG ETF Usage

An efficient avenue for asset managers and fund issuers to avoid regulatory scrutiny of products...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Emerging Markets Debt Contains Big Potential

Following a dismal run in 2022 at the hands of Federal Reserve tightening, emerging markets debt,...

Modern Alpha Channel

Value ETFs May Be Worth Revisiting

Growth stocks are getting the better of their value rivals this year. Still, that doesn’t mean...

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The Investors Who Remain Committed to ESG Principles

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has endured significant criticism over the...

Alternatives Channel

How Gold ETF Adoption Can Accelerate

Led by the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD A-), the group of bullion-backed exchange traded funds...

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Tap Into Clean Energy Lead of China With This ETF

When it comes to combatting climate change, clean technology innovation, and renewable energy...

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Decreasing Recession Expectations Supportive of These ETFs

On Tuesday, Goldman Sachs published a report. It pared the odds of the U.S. economy slipping into...

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ETFs May Help Crypto Traders Get Hold on Emotions

Investing and trading are emotional pursuits and many of the mistakes retail market participants...

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There Is More to CLOs Than Rising Rates Protection

Collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), single securities supported by larger pools of debt, are...

Modern Alpha Channel

There’s Meaning to Cloud Computing Rebound

Cloud computing stocks and the related exchange traded funds are proving resurgent. Just look at...

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Calvert International ETF Features Wide Moat Bargains

Many say that international equities, both developed and emerging markets, are inexpensive...

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Assessing Legitimacy of AI Enthusiasm

Since the dawn of financial markets, there have been speculative bubbles. They span everything...

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Benefits of Buy-Write ETFs

Risk is the bane of investing and it’s the primary issue advisors and investors look to avoid or,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Bonds Gain Traction

It seems as though reminders about the need to boost renewable energy investments arrive weekly....

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Global Equities' Portfolio Diversifiers Still Credible

Investors around the world often display home country bias — a penchant for investing in...

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Younger Investors Have ESG Devotion

sA slew of recent polls, studies, and surveys confirmed the importance and relevance of ESG...

Crypto Channel

Experts Say Spot Bitcoin ETFs May Propel Crypto Prices

As has been widely reported, big news in the cryptocurrency realm arrived Tuesday when a US...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Maximizing MORT for Big-Time Income

Rising interest rates – the scenario market participants have dealt with dating back to early...

Crypto Channel

Grayscale Court Win Lifts This Crypto ETF

Tuesday brought a decision felt throughout the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The United States Court...

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Healthcare Sector Could Propel Value Resurgence

As measured by the S&P 500 Growth and Value indexes, growth stocks are trouncing their value...

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Host of Hedge Fund Favorites Found in These ETFs

Ordinary investors often ascribe a level of glamour to hedge funds. After all, these investment...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG Criticism Is Benefiting Bonds

Broadly speaking, equity-based strategies fueled the initial boom in environmental, social, and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

BDCs Displaying Stout Credit Resilience

Credit risk is par for the course with many high-yield asset classes and business development...

Alternatives Channel

CMCI: Modern Path to Commodities Investing

There are dozens of broad and individual commodities exchange traded funds on the market today,...

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Tech Has Near-Term Bumps, but Long-Term Outlook Still Bright

In financial markets, many say that nothing moves up in a straight line. That saying is accurate,...

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This China ETF Has Wide Moat Benefits

The MSCI China Index is lower by 7% over the past month, confirming that global investors are...

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Vitriol Not Halting Asset Management ESG Embrace

There’s no shortage of criticism aimed at ESG standards and the funds that those guidelines serve...

ETF Education Channel

A Few Overlooked Names Are Supporting QQQ

When investors think of the stocks propelling the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ B+) and the Invesco...

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Growth in Blockchain Applications May Power This ETF

The field of blockchain applications is growing in exponential fashion — that’s good news...

Climate Insights Channel

KCCA in Focus With California Advancing Climate Legislation

At the policy level, few countries or states are as committed to fighting climate change and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Bonds May Drive EM Renewables Adoption

In the global race to embrace renewable energy, western economies, are leading. While emerging...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Think About CDEI for Values-Based Investing

More investors, particularly those in the millennial and Gen Z demographics, are looking to...

Modern Alpha Channel

Exploring Gains of International Equity Investing

International stocks and the related exchange traded funds have accumulated bum reputations after...

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Equal-Weight Shows Off Diversification Credibility

Advisors and investors typically allocate to index funds and exchange traded funds linked to...

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The AI Investing Ballgame Is Just Beginning

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) investing is taking the world by storm this year. With...

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Bitcoin Miners May Be Emerging AI Plays

Shares of bitcoin miners are, not surprisingly, highly correlated to spot bitcoin prices. With...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Boards Need to Increase ESG Activity and Scrutiny

It’s easy to talk the talk. Walking the walk is a different endeavor. And that’s consistently the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

There’s Value in Video Game Stocks

After a run of bullishness forged against the backdrop of coronavirus shutdowns, video game...

Alternatives Channel

Blood on REITs Streets May Signal Buying Opportunity

Year-to-date, the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to real estate investment trusts (REITs)...

Modern Alpha Channel

Don’t Race to Write Off This China ETF

Amid growing concerns that China’s economy is rapidly softening, the MSCI China Index slipped...

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3 QQQ Holdings Could Be AI Winners

When it comes to large- and mega-cap stocks benefiting from the artificial intelligence (AI)...

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Fine Tune China Exposure Using ESG

Amid fears that the Chinese economy, the world’s second-largest, is showing signs of weakness,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Biotech Maintains Disruptive Capabilities

In what feels like an eternity in biotechnology terms, broader baskets of the industry’s stocks...

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Small-Caps Increase Appeal Against Larger Peers

In the first few months of 2023, small-caps struggled mightily against their large-cap rivals,...

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How to get on Right Side of ESG Regulations

Advisors and investors are hearing more and more about efforts to better regulate investment...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Gold Miners’ Cash Flow Prospects Are Attractive

As of Wednesday, gold is on an eight-day losing streak, its longest such skid in six years. Not...

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Pros Still Projecting Big Bitcoin Rally on ETF Approval

Approval of a spot bitcoin exchange traded fund in the U.S. is one of the most widely anticipated...

Modern Alpha Channel

Compensation for Venturing Abroad Found

There’s been ample talk of an international equity resurgence this year, and while stocks in...

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Recent Bitcoin Slump not Necessarily a Bad Thing

It appears the summer doldrums are weighing on bitcoin. Recent price action in the largest...

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Consumer Cyclical ETFs Continuing Bullish Ways

Despite concerns about still elevated inflation and fears regarding the possibility of a...

Fixed Income Channel

VCSH: Short, Sweet, and Quality

Fixed income investors are undoubtedly hoping that the current consensus regarding the Federal...

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Difference Between Value- and Values-Based Important for ESG Investors

Experienced advisors and investors are learning something about environmental, social, and...

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Examining Some of QQQ’s Earnings Stars

Second-quarter earnings season is winding down, providing market participants with an opportunity...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Good Tech Stocks Are Inexpensive. This ETF Proves as Much

Tech and communication services rank as two of the best-performing sectors since the start of the...

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Another State Could Be Catalyst for California Carbon ETF

As its name implies, the KraneShares California Carbon Allowance ETF (KCCA ) is an exchange...

Modern Alpha Channel

Balancing Single-Stock Risk With AI Exposure

There’s no denying that artificial intelligence (AI) is captivating investors’ hearts and minds...

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Corporate Bond ETFs -- Time to Be Picky

With interest rates at their highest levels in two decades and inflation still high enough that...

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International Growth Outlook Could Support These ETFs

There’s been ample talk regarding the Federal Reserve’s ability to engineer a soft economic...

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An ETF for More Emphasis on the "S" in ESG

If there’s one element in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) equation that...

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Examine XBB for Junk Bonds Sweetness

Despite concerns about an economic hard landing and a spate of corporate debt downgrades around...

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Oil Services Stocks Could Energize This Energy ETF

This year, energy stocks and the related exchange traded funds aren’t delivering the...

ETF Education Channel

ETFs Could Be Ideal ESG Vehicles for New Investors

It’s the recipient of much derision, but environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing...

Climate Insights Channel

China Looking to Bolster Its ESG Credentials

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) being part of the corporate lexicon...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Long-Term Case for Dividend Investing Alive and Well

It should be implicit that dividend investing, whether it be by individual stocks or via exchange...

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Mid-Cap Education Could Be Fruitful for Investors

Due in large part to the dominance of mega-cap growth stocks, large-cap equities beat smaller...

ETF Education Channel

Lots of Alpha-Generating Opportunities Found in These ETFs

In financial parlance, alpha is defined as an investment’s risk-adjusted returns in excess of a...

Crypto Channel

Professional Investors Support Crypto Regulation

As it pertains to many old guard industries, executives and investors alike shudder at the...

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Time to Play Defense? Consider This ETF

Broader domestic equity benchmarks turned in impressive showings through the first seven months...

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Not All Dividend ETFs Are Disappointing

Broadly speaking, dividend stocks and the related ETFs are disappointing investors this year....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Dial Up India’s Digital Investment Thesis

While some emerging markets continue frustrating investors, India is delivering, as highlighted...

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Extreme Heat Highlights Need for Sustainable Investing Options

The summer of 2023 brought another round of record global temperatures. With about four weeks...

Climate Insights Channel

El Niño Specter Highlights Need for Carbon Reduction

Meteorologists believe the odds of El Niño — the scenario in which surface temperatures...

Alternatives Channel

Right Covered Call ETFs Can Offer Income, Growth

When it comes to equity income, there’s a perception that dividend-paying companies are light on...

ETF Education Channel

Some Growth Sectors Doing Their Earnings Season Jobs

With second-quarter earnings season in the late innings, some trends are becoming clear. Those...

Climate Insights Channel

Bet on Batteries With This ETF

Batteries are part of the foundation that supports the renewable energy transition and that’s...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Challenges Linger in Corporate Bond Market

Not surprisingly, the Federal Reserve recently raised interest rates by another 25 basis points,...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Insider Buying Accelerates in This Important Sector

People say that following insider buying at a particular company is a potentially fruitful for...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Can Be ESG Driver

Due to the energy-intensive nature of the bitcoin mining process, many consider miners and the...

ETF Education Channel

These Hot ETFs Could Heat Up More in August

The summer months sit squarely in the weaker six-month period for stocks, but that seasonality...

Alternatives Channel

Commodities Finding Second Half Grooves

The commodities complex is coming off a second quarter in which it was one of the...

Climate Insights Channel

Clean Energy Spending Trajectory Bodes Well for This ETF

Corporations and governments the world over have ambitious clean energy spending and net-zero...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG Still Important in the C-Suite

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing have their share critics in...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Turn the Lights on to the Utilities Sector

It’s one of the smallest sectors in the S&P 500, and it scuffled through the first seven...

ETF Education Channel

Familiar Names Driving ESG ETF Performance

Last year, growth stocks stumbled due in large part to the Federal Reserve’s intense campaign of...

Modern Alpha Channel

Stars Aligning for India Investment Case

Over the past several years, Indian equities have cemented themselves as the stars among large...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Vietnam ETF Could Be Single-Country Winner

In quiet fashion, Vietnamese stocks are surging this year. Using the VanEck Vietnam ETF (VNM C+)...

Alternatives Channel

Gold ETFs: Waiting on 2024 Rate Cuts

On July 26, the Federal Reserve unveiled an interest rate increase of 25 basis points while...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Sound Reasoning for Considering International ETFs

International ETFs and the related equities have long trailed U.S. equivalents. Part of the...

ETF Education Channel

Big Earnings Reports Could Spark These ETFs

Second-quarter earnings season is in full bloom. Broadly speaking, the results from mega-cap...

Crypto Channel

ETF & 2024 Halving Could Be Epic Catalysts for Bitcoin

A spot bitcoin exchange traded fund in the U.S. is far from a guaranteed proposition. However,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

When It Comes to Bonds, Emerging Markets Have the Edge

On July 26, the Federal Reserve boosted interest rates by 25 basis points to the highest levels...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Investigate Equal-Weight Industrials ETF for Bargains

The 2023 equity market rally has been led in large part by growth sectors — communication...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Sustainable ETFs Find Footing, Receptive Audience

Environmental, social, and governance and sustainable investing have taken their lumps. These...

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European Equities Could Reward, but Patience Required

European equities are performing this year, and that includes both Eurozone and non-Eurozone...

Crypto Channel

This Presidential Hopeful Is a Big Bitcoin Supporter

As is the case with many asset classes as they mature, bitcoin has drawn more political attention...

ETF Education Channel

CFOs Need to Refocus ESG Priorities

The current macroeconomic environment of high inflation and interest tightening has put an added...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

How CLOs Can Buffer Bond Portfolios

Broader bond benchmarks are performing far better in 2023 than they did last year. While that’s...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Energy Transition Data Highlight Allure of This ETF

Astute investors know that the global transition to reduced dependence on fossil fuels and...

Alternatives Channel

Examining Foundation of Bitcoin Investment Case

Bitcoin turns 15 years old next January and asset classes that are teenagers, as is the case with...

Crypto Channel

Long-Term Blockchain Bets Could Be Rewarding

Critics and some investors may debate the usage case of cryptocurrency among professional market...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Call on CVMC for Mid-Cap Benefits

Mid-cap equities are often referred to as the overlooked corner of the stock market – a status...

ETF Education Channel

What to Expect When Nasdaq-100 Rebalances

As has been widely documented, the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is heading toward a special rebalancing...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Healthcare Sector Is Steady and Attractive Now

Many view the healthcare sector as a prime destination for investors seeking quality attributes...

ETF Education Channel

Investors Display Budding Enthusiasm for Smaller Stocks

One of the most discussed equity market topics this year is the outsized contributions of...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Japan Could Fuel Gains for This International Stock ETF

Over the past decade-plus, advisors and investors heard plenty about international equities being...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin ETF Could Open New Frontiers for Crypto

It remains to be seen if the SEC will give the nod to a spot bitcoin ETF. However, there’s no...

Climate Insights Channel

In Energy Transition, Metals Are Mandatory

Adoption of renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, is accelerating around the world....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Has Makings of Next Great E-Commerce Market

When it comes to dominant e-commerce and online retail markets, the U.S. is the undisputed leader...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Healthcare Prime Destination for Bargains, Quality

With the hoopla surrounding mega-cap growth stocks this year, some slower-moving sectors may not...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Bonds Could Be Better in Second Half -- So Could This ETF

Bonds and the related exchange traded funds were decent performers in the first half of 2023....

ETF Education Channel

Familiar Names Bring Earnings Tests for These ETFs

Much has been made of the “magnificent seven’s” contributions to broader market upside this year...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Consider Emerging Markets for Better Bond Bets

A rebounding bond market this year gave investors much-needed relief following one of the worst...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Could Positively Alter Climate Change

Over its brief lifespan, bitcoin has developed a reputation for being energy-intensive. It takes...

ETF Education Channel

Clues From Early Innings of Q2 Earnings Season

Second-quarter earnings updates from a small number of S&P 500 member firms trickled in last...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Big Bargains Available Among Bank Stocks

To date, second-quarter earnings reports from the major domestic banks have been solid. Bank...

Alternatives Channel

Alts Stood Tall in Q2, Could Deliver Again in Second Half

While stocks set an impressive pace in the second quarter, the performance of alternative asset...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG, Shareholder Rewards Can Coexist

Shareholder rewards, be they dividends or stock repurchase programs, are central themes for...

ETF Education Channel

Preparing for Upcoming QQQ Changes

In what amounts to some fun for indexing and something advisors and investors should be aware of,...

Crypto Channel

Some Bitcoin Lethargy Might Not Be a Bad Thing

As of late July 13, bitcoin was higher by about 4.5% over the previous seven days. Experienced...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Call on CLOI for Enviable Income

Bonds are bouncing back, but yields remain high, presenting income-oriented investors with a...

Crypto Channel

Affluent Investors Are Embracing Crypto

Wealthy market participants are flocking to this asset class in significant fashion. Investors...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Yes, There’s a Case for International Equities

Two of the best-performing major global equity markets this year are India and Japan, confirming...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

For Long-Term EM Growth, India Answers the Bell

Goldman Sachs recently said that by 2075, India will be the world’s second-largest economy....

ETF Education Channel

Healthcare Sector Makes for Healthy AI Outlook

Enthusiasm for the artificial intelligence (AI) investment theme blossoms. Astute market...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

RSPT: Right Idea for More Balanced Approach to Tech

In the first half of 2023, the cap-weighted version of the S&P 500 Information Technology...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Responsible Investing Refresh Needed. This ETF Answers.

Socially responsible investing (SRI) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles...

Crypto Channel

Big Players Are Boosting Bitcoin Holdings

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could finally change its tune regarding spot Bitcoin...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Could Find Second-Half Grooves

The big equity market story in the first half of the year was the artificial intelligence-fueled...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Advisors: Time Is Now to Explore Wide Moat Investing

With the second half of 2023 just getting started, and with second-quarter earnings slated to...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Healthcare ETFs Could Be Right Ideas for Turbulent Environment

Broadly speaking, the healthcare sector has been disappointing in 2023, with the market...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Semiconductor Stocks Are Hot -- So Is Their Long-Term Outlook

It’s summer, so the temperature outside is rising, but semiconductor stocks and the related...

Crypto Channel

Blockchain Tech Gains Important Supporters

Major financial institutions and high-level professional investors have mostly dipped their toes...

ETF Education Channel

Tech Still Has Tailwinds, But Selectivity Now Matters

Including both technology and communication services stocks, tech – with assistance from the...

The Responsible Investing Channel

It’s Time to Like Bonds Again

Last year, aggregate bond indexes posted some of the worst showings on record. This year,...

Crypto Channel

Cryptocurrency Miners Finding New Revenue Avenues

Cryptocurrency mining is still a young industry and for the vast majority of the time this has...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Wide Moat Stocks Look Appealing on Valuation

With the right methodology, it’s possible for advisors and investors to efficiently locate...

Alternatives Channel

Silver Has Its Own Avenues to Shine

Experienced commodities and precious metals investors know that gold is the big kahuna in this...

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Opportunities Abound With Equal-Weight Sector ETFs

Reports made much of a small number of stocks accounting for massive portions of broader market...

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More ESG Data Is Better

Some environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds rebounded in the first...

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This Wide Moat ETF Is Teeming With Cyclical Bargains

Wide moat investing is a style featuring a variety of long-term advantages, but with the right...

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Mid-Caps Could Be Second-Half Stars

A small cohort of mega-cap growth stocks drove broader equity benchmarks higher in the first half...

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AI Is Kindling for These ETFs

The broader artificial intelligence (AI) investment theme and the related equities are serving as...

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In the 2nd Half, Lean on Quality With Corporate Bonds

The second half of 2023 could bring an array of fixed income opportunities, but just how good...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Wide Moats Equal Huge Quality

Advisors looking to harness the potency of quality stocks should consider the benefits of wide...

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Inside the Need for International Stocks

If there’s one asset class that’s long frustrated investors, it’s international equities. Both...

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Explore Durability, Resilience of Wide Moat Investing

Registered investment advisors know that durability and resiliency are desirable traits,...

Alternatives Channel

Alternatives Could See Big Inflows

A primary concern of professional money managers, including those overseeing pension portfolios,...

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Familiar Catalyst Could Lift Stocks in Second Half

Artificial intelligence (AIs) stocks and the related exchange traded funds remain among this year...

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Bet on BLKC as Blockchain Adoption Rises

Blockchain technology, the companies behind it, and the cryptocurrency universe often link...

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This ESG Bond ETF Could Be Second-Half Winner

The second quarter and the first half of the year conclude on Friday. With that comes a bevy of...

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Bernstein Advisors’ Suzuki Discusses AI, Tech vs. Broader Market

Through the first half of 2023, it is clear that broader equity market gains have propelled...

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A Multifactor ETF With Long-Term Merit

Factor leadership is akin to sector leadership in that the five primary investment factors...

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ESG Funds Look to Boost AI Exposure -- This ETF Already Had It

Count actively managed environmental, social, and governance (ESG) fund managers among the...

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Mind Mid-Caps With This ESG ETF

Time and again, people call mid-caps the forgotten corner of the equity market. Therefore, it...

Fixed Income Channel

Muni Bonds Coming Back Into Style

In what’s a positive sign for conservative, income-seeking investors, muni bonds are trending...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

No Denying AI’s Dependence on Semiconductors

Whether it’s electric vehicles, renewable energy products, smart devices, or more, semiconductors...

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Production Cuts, Better Demand Could Boost Energy ETFs

Energy equities and ETFs are incurring punishment on multiple fronts this year. First, growth...

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Jump for Japan With This ESG ETF

Japanese stocks are experiencing a renaissance this year, and that might be an understatement. As...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

SMOT Could Be Small-Cap Risk-Reducer

Owing in part to the asset class’s compelling growth prospects, small- and mid-cap stocks have...

Innovative ETFs Channel

There’s Still Reasons to Believe in Value Investing

With the “magnificent seven” being growth stocks and the primary contributors of large-cap equity...

Alternatives Channel

Market-Neutral Could Be Alternative Strategy to Consider Today

There’s no denying that broader equity gauges are performing well this year. There are also clear...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Rely on RSPU for Utilities Sector Clean Energy Exposure

The utilities sector is one of the smallest groups in the S&P 5000 and it could easily be...

ETF Education Channel

Some ESG Issues Take Center Stage at Big Tech Investor Meetings

Large- and mega-cap technology companies have long been embracers of environmental, social, and...

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Consider CDEI as LGBTQ+ Investment Ideas

With June being Pride Month, advisors and market participants are paying renewed attention to...

Crypto Channel

In Bitcoin Market, Inklings of Rising Demand

On Tuesday, bitcoin made its way above $28,000 for the first time in a month. While that’s a...

ETF Education Channel

Reminder That Cybersecurity Is Still Important Tech

This year, it sure feels as though the dominant technology investing conversation is artificial...

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Semiconductors Paving Way for Generative AI Boom

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is taking shape in significant fashion this year. With...

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Active Approach Could Be Prescription for Limiting Healthcare ESG Risk

The healthcare sector is the second-largest in the S&P 500 and that heft highlights some of...

ETF Education Channel

AI, ESG Come Together in This ETF

With artificial intelligence (AI) accounting for a significant portion of broader market...

Alternatives Channel

New Platform Broadens Advisor Access to Alts

Registered investment advisors know that alternative investments play pivotal roles in reducing...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

With Smaller Stocks, Moats Matter

The benefits of wide moat investing are not a large-cap-only phenomenon. At a time when some...

Crypto Channel

Investors Turning Away From Altcoins

There are more than 10,400 cryptocurrencies on the market today, and investors familiar with this...

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CFOs Are Pivotal ESG Players

Various studies confirm that there are bottom-line benefits for companies that prioritize...

Fixed Income Channel

CPI Might Soften, but TIPS ETFs Still Hold Allure

Economists expect that the May reading of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), due out on June 13,...

Richard Bernstein Advisors Channel

Treasuries Look Interesting, Said Bernstein’s Suzuki

Amid hopes that inflation will continue easing, the Federal Reserve could be in position to pause...

ETF Education Channel

Prepare for Q4 Earnings Growth With These ETFs

The second quarter isn’t yet over, and there’s still more than two weeks remaining before the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Chip Stocks, ETFs Pertinent in Wealth Building Efforts

Investors looking for tactical approaches to wealth building may want to consider select...

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Signs of Momentum for ESG Bond Funds

Equities performed well in May, boosting a variety of exchange traded funds, including those...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Consider CVIE as Case for International Stocks Perks Up

Investors are often told that diversification is key, and that includes embracing international...

Crypto Channel

Crypto Industry Needs to Up ESG Game to Attract More Investors

Institutional investors are essential to the long-term fortunes of the crypto industry. That...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Starting to Shine

In what could be a crucial sign of broadening market leadership, small-caps are perking up in...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

AI, Robotics Have Productivity-Enhancing Potential

One primary selling point of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics at the corporate level is...

ETF Education Channel

Easing Recession Fears Could Propel Small-Cap Stocks

For more than a year now, there’s been ample discussion about whether or not the U.S. economy is...

Alternatives Channel

Examining Energy’s Impact on Bitcoin Pricing

Bitcoin mining is a notoriously energy-intensive endeavor and that puts plenty of regulatory and...

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Case for ESG Bonds Continues Growing

In terms of asset classes, equities dominate the realm of environmental, social, and governance...

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Analyzing the Fed’s Data Dependency With RBA

It’s often said that the Fed is “data-dependent” in its interest rate decision-making process....

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Equal Pay Great Opportunity for Boosting the ‘S’ in ESG

Amid evolution in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) space, focus is shifting to the...

ETF Education Channel

ESG Priorities Alive and Well Within These ETFs

Broadly speaking, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles are still important to...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Surprising Amount of Discounts Available in Chip Stocks

With Nvidia (NVDA) up a staggering 169.10% year-to-date and the stock’s recent (if fleeting)...

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Selectivity Matters for ESG Investors Looking to Avoid Greenwashing

Despite political backlash and intensifying regulatory scrutiny, environmental, social, and...

Crypto Channel

Lone Star Love for Bitcoin Miners?

At the state level, there are a variety of approaches to embracing and regulating the bitcoin...

Multifactor Channel

Mega-Caps for Mega Returns? The USMC ETF

While 2020 was a trying year for some investment factors, others were mediocre, and even more...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Cap Stocks Have Rebound Potential

Mega-cap stocks — specifically seven members of the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) —...

Richard Bernstein Advisors Channel

Check Multiple ESG Boxes With IRBA ETF

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) are on the rise as a foundation for investment...

Alternatives Channel

With Gold ETFs, Fees Matter

Gold has a reputation as an inflation-fighting and portfolio-diversifying asset. Therefore, many...

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CVMC: Mid-Cap Avenue to Clean Energy Investing

The spending forecasts for clean technology and renewable energy continue to be jaw-dropping....

Crypto Channel

Examining Ethereum’s Transformative Potential

Ethereum is the platform for the cryptocurrency “ether” — the second-largest in...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Bevy of Biotech Bargains in BBH

Historically, biotechnology stocks trade at premiums relative to the healthcare and the broader...

Crypto Channel

Gold Tea Leaves Could Augur Well for Bitcoin

Gold and bitcoin are often viewed as two competing assets. In fact, some market observers view...

ETF Education Channel

QQQ Proving Its AI Merit

As the artificial intelligence (AI) investment theme becomes increasingly captivating and...

Alternatives Channel

Family Offices Embrace Crypto, While Needing Support

Family offices – investment vehicles geared toward high-net-worth individuals and their heirs –...

ETF Education Channel

Cash Flow Kings at Home With These ETFs

It’s often said that cash is king. Investors can apply that notion in the world of equities by...

Fixed Income Channel

Vanguard's EM Bond ETF Surprises With Fixed Income Protection

Investors unnerved by this year’s spate of bank failures understandably are looking for...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Preferred Stocks Offer Opportunity, But Selectivity Is Key

Turmoil in the regional banking industry had a contagion effect. Count preferred stocks as among...

Crypto Channel

Buy-and-Hold Returns to Bitcoin Investing

Experienced cryptocurrency market participants are familiar with the acronym “HODL,” or “holding...

ETF Education Channel

Solid Long-Term Growth Bets Available in These ETFs

Growth/momentum stocks, even those in the large- and mega-cap spaces, can deliver impressive...

Active ETF Channel

Core Bond ETFs Get New Life With Help From the Fed

In 2022, aggregate and core bond funds, including active and passive exchange traded funds,...

ETF Education Channel

With These ETFs, Play the AI Long Game

Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t a new concept. This year, the phrase “early innings” has been...

Crypto Channel

New, Interesting Political Support for Bitcoin

One of the primary allures of bitcoin has always been its lack of heavy regulations. Add to that,...

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Consider This ETF for More Focus on the S in ESG

With more scrutiny on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) as a corporate methodology and...

Active ETF Channel

Looking at the Importance of Dividend Growth

The two primary styles of dividend investing are growth and yield. In the latter, investors...

Fixed Income Channel

Seek Intermediate-Term Treasuries For Fixed Income Upside

Last year was one of the worst on record for aggregate bond strategies. One of the primary...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Lower Political Risk Supports This Brazil ETF

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva returned to power in Brazil last year following a controversial...

Alternatives Channel

Closed-End ETF Has Appeals for Income Investors

Closed-end funds represent an interesting asset class for income-hungry investors. However, with...

ETF Education Channel

Debt Ceiling Resolution May Spur Growth Stocks

On Thursday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) signaled Congress and the Biden Administration...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Look for "Sweet Spot" in Muni Bonds With This ETF

Investors often toss around the phrase "sweet spot” in relation to the equity markets, most...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

AI Development Might Disrupt Biotech Industry

With generative artificial intelligence (AI) seemingly gaining traction by the day, more market...

The Responsible Investing Channel

In International Pairing, ESG Factors Are Attractive

The MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. gauge is up nearly 9% year-to-date. Because of this, investors are...

Crypto Channel

New Record for "Wholecoiner" Bitcoin Ownership

There has been a longer-ranging positive for recently-weak bitcoin prices. The number of...

Fixed Income Channel

Get Inflation Protection With Vanguard's VTIP

One of the great mysteries that emerged from the bond market’s 2022 turbulence was the laggard...

ETF Education Channel

The Coming-of-Age of ESG Data

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds have captive audiences among...

Active ETF Channel

Dividend Growth Remains an All-Weather Strategy

Not all investing styles offer resilience across a variety of market settings — hence the...

Crypto Channel

These States Move to Support Crypto Mining

The White House has its sights sets on a proposed levy that would compel the crypto mining...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Mid-Cap Value Exposure & ESG Benefits Deserve a Look

Mid-cap stocks often sport two monikers: overlooked, and the “sweet spot” of the equity market....

The Responsible Investing Channel

Sustainable Bonds Momentum May Lift This ETF

Despite intensifying backlash and increasing concerns about scoring and where proceeds are going,...

ETF Education Channel

PC Market on the Mend, Plenty of Benefits for Tech ETFs

PCs, be they desktops or laptops, are no longer considered “high tech.” Rather, they’re essential...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Tap European Equities With Wide Moat Benefits

More market observers are warming to European stocks, but some investors remain apprehensive...

ETF Education Channel

For This Small-Cap ETF, Stars May Align

Broader small-cap benchmarks are trailing large-cap rivals this year. That lethargy could give...

Active ETF Channel

Be Selective With Junk Bond ETFs

As of the end of April, the trailing 12-month default in the domestic junk bond market was 1.9%....

Alternatives Channel

Covered Call ETFs May Help Diversify Income Streams

Things are a bit more sanguine for income investors this year, though not 100% so, but 2022...

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This ETF Offers More ESG Simplicity

When it comes to ESG investing, some of the most frequently mentioned demands by advisors and...

Crypto Channel

Ethereum Potential Is Not Second Fiddle to Bitcoin

Currently, there are more than 9,600 cryptocurrencies, but in that expansive space, there are two...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Bonds Market Sees Opportunities and Challenges

The VanEck Green Bond ETF (GRNB B) is roughly two months past its fifth birthday. Over that time,...

Crypto Channel

Big Names Offer Ballast for Blockchain Technology

Digital Asset announced on Tuesday that, in partnership with a slew of well-known companies, it’s...

Alternatives Channel

Assessing the Oil Market’s Changing Narrative

The energy sector was the best-performing group in the S&P 500 in 2021 and 2022, and while...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Defray European Equities Risk With This ETF

At the moment, the European investment thesis is something of a dichotomy. On one hand, the...

ETF Education Channel

These Big Internet Stocks Could Lift QQQ ETFs

Mega-cap growth stocks are supporting equity market upside in 2023, confirming rebounds from...

Climate Insights Channel

Carbon Offset ETFs Give Unique Roads to Climate Investing

Climate and sustainable investing are broad themes, and with that breadth comes more...

China Insights Channel

Assisted Driving Inroads From Chinese EV Manufacturers

It’s not fully autonomous driving, but Chinese electric vehicle manufacturers are making strides...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Try Mid-Cap ETFs If Minimizing Concentration Risk

With a small number of mega-cap growth stocks accounting for a significant percentage of the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Agribusiness May Become The Next Megatrend

With the global population increasing and access to adequate farmland moving in the opposite...

Alternatives Channel

Check Gold for Diversification and Risk Reduction

With the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD A-) — the largest gold-backed exchange traded fund by assets...

ETF Education Channel

Secular Growth Supports This Long-Term Tech Thesis

Disruptive growth and megatrends are alive and well, although the underlying investment thesis is...

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In This ETF, Investors May Find ESG Simplicity

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing strategies, including exchange traded...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Could Be The Long-Term Emerging Markets Leader

In an asset class as expansive as emerging markets equities, identifying specific countries or...

Crypto Channel

A Reason for Bitcoin Miners to Use Renewable Energy

For bitcoin miners, there’s no shortage of reasons to widen their embrace of renewable energy....

ETF Education Channel

For Diversification In The Tech Sector, Turn to These ETFs

As has been widely reported, a small number of stocks are driving the S&P 500 this year, and...

Crypto Channel

According to Expert, Bitcoin Dip May Be Opportunity

Following four consecutive months of gains, bitcoin stumbled on the first trading day. The...

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For ESG Bond Adoption, Outlook Brightens

The Calvert Ultra-Short Investment Grade ETF debuted in late January, making it one of the newest...

ETF Education Channel

With These Growth ETFs, Covet Quality

As has been widely noted, mega-cap growth equities are supporting a significant portion of equity...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Find Bargains With International Stocks

International stocks are perking up this year. The MSCI ACWI ex USA Index is higher by 8.92%...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Surveying the Fallen Angel Bond Landscape

Despite fears of elevated default rates, high interest rates, and the possibility of a recession,...

ETF Education Channel

This ETF Could Be Ignited by Climate Investing Boom

Climate investing and spending surged last year, and with the help of policies such as the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Massive Long-Term Growth Potential for Tesla

There’s no denying that since its June 2010 initial public offering (IPO), Tesla (TSLA) has...

Crypto Channel

Stablecoin Bill Passage Unsure, but It Has Benefits

Last week, the House Financial Services Committee conducted a hearing on the role of stablecoins...

Crypto Channel

Research Firm Says Bitcoin Could More Than Triple

After moving above $30,000 for the first time in 10 months, bitcoin retreated, slumping more than...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

In This Mining ETF, Golden Opportunities

With gold prices rocketing higher this year, miners and the relevant exchange traded funds are...

Crypto Channel

Hints Bitcoin May Soon Rebound

Through Tuesday, April 25, bitcoin shed 6.55% over the prior week retreating from $30,000. The...

Fixed Income Channel

With Emerging Markets Bond ETFs, Quality Matters

When it comes to emerging markets bonds, many fixed income investors face a conundrum. They’re...

ETF Education Channel

Finding Growth Without Mega-Cap Tech

While a slew of exchange traded funds offer exposure to smaller stocks with growth profiles,...

Alternatives Channel

Closed-End Funds Outlook Murky, but Brighter Ahead

Closed-end funds are high-yield assets and as such, there’s an element of interest rate...

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The Long View of ESG Investing

The 2022 slump experienced by environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Strong Fintech Engagement Could Support This ETF

Due to increasing competition and the gyrations of the cryptocurrency market, some fintech...

Crypto Channel

Europe May Deliver Needed Crypto Regulation Clarity

Following last year’s collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which had an indelible contagion...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

BIZD Can Handle Economic Uncertainty

Higher interest rates, among other macroeconomic factors, may imply weakness for some high-yield...

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DEI's Investment Merit

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG), professional and retail investors...

ETF Education Channel

Fed Looms Large for Growth Stocks, ETFs

Growth stocks, namely technology and communication services fare, were among the primary drivers...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

RYF Diversification May Ease Investing Stress

Following a March marred by bank collapses and elevated duress in the global banking system, some...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ESG and Mega-Cap Durability Meet in This ETF

Much to the relief of many investors, mega-cap growth stocks are playing pivotal roles in...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Space Investing Ready for Liftoff

Space investing is in its infancy, but analysts and investors believe the final frontier is ripe...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Top Healthcare Companies Reside in This ETF

While still sporting a modest year-to-date loss, the S&P 500 Health Care Index is higher by...

Crypto Channel

At the Right Time, Bitcoin Proved Durable

On a standalone basis, bitcoin’s 2023 rally is impressive. Making that performance all the more...

ETF Education Channel

Small-Caps Could Be Big for Recession Protection

While employment data suggest otherwise, there are some signs the U.S. economy is slowing and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Surge in Green Bond Market Activity

In another sign that companies and governments around the world are putting their money where...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Investigating the New Robotics ETF, IBOT

Surging enthusiasm for artificial intelligence (AI) investments and technologies this year is...

Crypto Channel

SATO Could Be Bolstered by Bitcoin's Rosy Outlook

Bitcoin is already on a torrid pace through the first three and a half months of 2023, but some...

Volatility Resource Channel

Buffett Bullish on Japan, FLJP Investors Follow Suit

Warren Buffett has been bullish on select Japanese equities for several years and the Oracle of...

China Insights Channel

This ETF Highlighted by China's Economic Leadership

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast global GDP growth of just 3% in 2028 — the...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Lifted by Conversions out of These Assets

A variety of factors are propelling bitcoin this year, helping the largest cryptocurrency to a...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Following Near-Term Stocks, Israel ETFs May Strengthen

Israeli stocks and the related exchange traded funds, including the ARK Israel Innovative...

ETF Education Channel

Despite U.S. ESG Strength, There's Work to Do

There’s no shortage of commentary from Corporate America on environmental, social, and governance...

ETF Education Channel

These ETFs Could Lift From Communication Services Gems

When many investors think of growth-heavy sectors, technology is usually the first group that...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

U.S. Solar Policy Revamp Could Boost This ETF

U.S. solar policy has experienced many iterations over the years, but with the 2022 passage of...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Find the Cream of Dividend Crop in This ETF

When it comes to dividend investing, the names of the game are consistency, dependability and...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKQ Offers Awesome AI Angles

Artificial intelligence is more than just a buzz-phrase, and that’s good news for investors...

ETF Education Channel

On Some QQQ Components, Analysts Turn Bullish

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is higher by nearly 20% year-to-date. Clearly, that’s good news for...

China Insights Channel

With This EM ETF, Augment China Exposure

Investors holding traditional pure beta emerging markets exchange traded funds know that they’re...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Bank Earnings May Start Rebound for This ETF

Multiple bank collapses stoked fears that more could be on the way, creating damaging headwinds...

The Responsible Investing Channel

A Good Time for ESG, Mid-Cap Combo

Likely due in large-part to significant exposure to financial services stocks and lack of big...

Climate Insights Channel

China Means Business on Clean Tech Spending

There’s no denying that Europe and the U.S. are making admirable strides when it comes to...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Retail Future Remains Online

There’s no denying that some malls and other forms of brick-and-mortar retail experienced a...

China Insights Channel

The Right Way to Tap Into China’s Economy

China’s economy — the world’s second-largest — is recovering thanks in large part to...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

In 2023, Wide Moats Strut Their Stuff

Owing to the collapses of several banks and speculation that more could be on the way, the first...

Alternatives Channel

Red Metal Could Lead to Green for Investors

As an industrial metal, copper lacks the glitz and glamour of gold and platinum. However, the red...

Crypto Channel

1 Research Firm Says Take Bitcoin Over Gold

In its roughly 14 years of existence, bitcoin has often drawn comparisons — launched mainly...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Amid Banking Crises, Surprising Refuge

It’s not a sequel to the global financial crisis, but 2023 has brought a surprising number of...

Crypto Channel

Embrace of NFT Assets from Crypto Holders

Some bitcoin backers are likely to invest in other cryptocurrencies, and crypto enthusiasts,...

ETF Education Channel

These ETFs May Have Potential Q2 Winners

On a historical basis, stocks’ Q2 seasonality is interesting and mostly positive. Over the past...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Think About CVIE as International Equities Beckon

Investing experts have long said that market participants should have exposure to international...

Disruptive Technology Channel

AI, Automation Revolution Might Not Kill Jobs

First, it was industrial robots. Now, amid the advancements made by ChatGPT and rival products,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Data Points to Convince Bitcoin Naysayers

Bitcoin mining is an energy-intensive endeavor. That’s not up for debate. Nor is the fact that in...

Alternatives Channel

Fighting Inflation With Gold-Plus Approach

Recent readings of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) indicate that while inflation is trending...

ETF Education Channel

Consider This Young ETF with Small-Caps Looking Good

Amid the resurgence by mega-cap growth stocks and havoc wrought by multiple bank meltdowns,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Lots of Potential in Small-Cap Wide Moat Stocks

Due in part to the popularity and the success of the VanEck Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT B+)...

Crypto Channel

Critical Energy Moves From Bitcoin Miners

Bitcoin mining is a notoriously energy-intensive endeavor. As a result, pro-renewable energy...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Gaming's Increasingly Bright, Evolving Outlook

It might feel as though investors’ enthusiasm for video game equities and related fare has waned...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla's Positive 2023 Deliveries Could Help This ETF

Elon Musk’s Tesla (TSLA) announced first quarter deliveries of 422,875 vehicles, good for an...

Climate Insights Channel

California Carbon Policy Update Could Boost This ETF

Climate-aware investors know that California has long been a leader when it comes to advancing...

ETF Education Channel

S&P 500 Q1 Gains Driven by QQQ Stocks

The S&P 500 notched a first-quarter gain of 6.77%. Impressive to be sure, but that trails, by...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Rebound Helps This Company and ETFs

MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) describes itself as “the largest independent publicly-traded...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

International Wide Moat Stocks Set to Shine

After what feels like an eternity of underperformance, international stocks are finally getting...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Bright Long-Term Outlook for Green Stocks

Clean technology and renewable energy equities, broadly speaking, are performing solidly this...

ETF Education Channel

Compelling Reasons to Avoid ESG Offenders

One of the benefits of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing movement is that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

For Futuristic Internet Investing, Look at ARKW

There are plenty of exchange traded funds advertising exposure to internet stocks. Many even...

Alternatives Channel

Without Bank Worries, Get Preferred Income in This ETF

Preferred stocks and the related exchange traded funds have long been favored assets of...

China Insights Channel

For Alibaba, Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) delivered a reason for investors to cheer earlier...

The Responsible Investing Channel

ETFs Give Access to Sustainable Investing Strategies

Some companies have impressive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainable...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Is Showing Possibilities as as Inflation Hedge

Bitcoin has long been referred to as “digital gold” — a tag implying the digital currency...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

DURA Is a Durable Option for Income and Value Investors

There’s often an intersection between value stocks and dividend-paying companies and it could be...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This ETF Supported by Buoyant AI Forecast

The artificial intelligence investing boom is taking shape in epic fashion this year. Thanks to...

Climate Insights Channel

Electrifying Outlook for Electric Metals

Soaring electric vehicle demand, rising adoption of renewable energy sources such as wind and...

ETF Education Channel

ESG ETFs May Find Audience With Younger Investors

In recent years, the audience for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing...

China Insights Channel

For China Healthcare Advancements, Call on KURE

China is home to one of the largest healthcare markets and, from an investment prospective, one...

Crypto Channel

This ETF Could Benefit From Enhanced Crypto Clarity

If there’s one asset class that could benefit from more oversight and regulation, it might well...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Millennial and Gen Z Spending Habits May Power This ETF

Millennials and Gen Z are the most tech-savvy generations in history, and that trait is highly...

ETF Education Channel

QQQ's Quality Purview Is Timely

The Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ B+) and the Invesco NASDAQ 100 ETF (QQQM B) are prime examples of...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Steel Stocks May Be Sturdy Idea

Steel equities aren’t considered a glamorous asset class. If anything, the group is a reminder of...

Alternatives Channel

Gold's Safe Haven Status Restored by Bank Calamity

It may not be a repeat of the global financial crisis. Hopefully it won’t be, but recent stress...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Innovation Is Crucial to Healthcare Long-Term Growth

Experienced healthcare investors know several important facts regarding large-cap, blue-chip...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Climate Costs May Hinder Corporate Bond Credit Quality

Amid escalating costs associated with combating climate change and achieving net-zero goals, some...

ETF Education Channel

Big Tech May Be Bastion of Safety

With analysts, investors, and regulators pondering the strength of the banking system,...

Crypto Channel

Coinbase Stock Powered Higher by Crypto Rally

Among crypto-correlated equities, it’s difficult to find a more familiar and more correlated name...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

For the Times, This Junk Bond ETF Could Be Right

It’s not the best of times nor is it the worst for high-yield corporate bonds as the Markit iBoxx...

Crypto Channel

More Bitcoin Upside Could Be Possible, Says This Index

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