ETFs

Better Buy: Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF vs. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF

Which of these dividend ETFs is a smarter pick right now? Find out here.<p>Dividend stocks are more popular than ever, and exchange-traded funds that …

Investing

Sizzling China A-share become hot area for innovation

Chinese A-shares will begin to take their place next month in the MSCI Emerging Markets index, a landmark moment that is expected to lead to …

Stock Markets

IJT Interactive Stock Chart | iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF Stock

At Yahoo Finance, you get free stock quotes, up-to-date news, portfolio management resources, international market data, social interaction and …

Investing

You’re happily married. Will retirement ruin that?

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>After decades of marital bliss, you and your spouse finally retire. Now you’re …

Retirement

Energy ETFs Just Keep on Soaring

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE), the largest equity-based energy exchange traded fund, and rival energy funds continue notching gains. With Thursday’s positive performance, XLE is up more than 3% over the past week. Yesterday, …

Oil

3 REIT ETFs Could Step Out of Their YTD Slump

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>Real estate investment trusts and sector-related REIT ETFs have been stuck in a rut, but things could change as more traders are looking into the space. Year-to-date, the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ) fell 7.9%, iShares Dow Jones US Real …

Investing

How Canada’s big banks are plotting to dominate the ETF world

Canada’s big banks are muscling into exchange-traded fund offerings and forcing a transformation of an industry dominated by independents, even while putting at risk the high profits and huge asset bases of their traditional mutual-fund businesses.<p>With a fourth Canadian bank recently announcing …

Investing

How retirees should be reacting to higher rates

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>Retirees should be celebrating higher interest rates.<p>That’s because retirees have …

Retirement

Roth IRA conversions can be tricky and you may need help

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p><b>Q.</b> It has been my understanding that if converting from a traditional IRA to a …

Retirement

Vanguard International Explorer Investors Among Zacks Buy-Rated Clean Energy Funds | Investopedia

With the environment on the minds of all sorts of investors, funds that invest in companies that have lowered their exposure to fossil fuels are in …

Personal Finance

'No man's land': It was a bad week to throw $11b at the sharemarket

Clouding the picture was a combination of economic and geopolitical concerns. Ten-year yields touched a seven-year high, reigniting concern that …

Stock Markets

Listen: Here's What You Need Know About ETFs Today (Hint: They're on Fire!)

Deborah Fuhr is an Exchange Traded Funds trailblazer.<p>She has been in the ETF world for more than two decades now.<p>Fuhr worked her way up from managing …

Investing

Look Under The Hood: The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF Has 11% Upside

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself. For the …

Trading

How To Choose The Best China ETF Allocation, After Vanguard's First All-China ETF

This month, Vanguard launched its first "total China"-focused ETF in Hong Kong, covering A-shares, H-shares, P, N, B, S and Red Chips for 40bps.<p>For …

Investing

Local Bonds Are Bearing the Brunt of the Emerging-Market Rout

Since the emerging-market sell-off began about a month ago, all assets have taken a hit, but none more so than local-currency bonds.<p>They’ve lost 5.3 …

Stock Markets

Largest Custody Banks Overcome Industry Headwinds To See Further Growth

The world’s four largest custody banks had more than $114 trillion in assets under custody and administration (AUC/A) at the end of Q1 2018 – representing an increase of more than 10% compared to the figure of $103 trillion a year ago. Notably, the figure also increased sequentially despite a …

The City

Top energy ETF poised for 11-day winning streak, longest in 12 years

The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) is on the verge of its longest-ever winning streak following 10 straight days of gains, which ties a …

Crude Oil Prices

7 ETFs to Ride a Bullish Oil Cycle Higher

Summertime is almost here, and with oil prices spiking, the living looks easy for energy investors.<p>West Texas Intermediate spot futures, the …

Stock Markets

Let Your Portfolio Mirror Buffett's With These ETF Strategies

Who doesn’t want to follow investment strategies of billionaire investor Warren Buffett? Buffett’s <b>Berkshire Hathaway Inc.</b> BRK.B has added more than …

Investing

Smart Alternative ETF Strategies to Hedge Market Risks

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>Exchange traded fund investors who are wary of any further sudden market twists may consider liquid alternative investments that may zig as traditional assets zag. On the recent webcast (available on demand for CE Credit), Smart Alternatives …

Investing

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF declares $0.6973/share monthly dividend

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) declares $0.6973/share monthly dividend.<p>30-Day Sec yield of 1.99% (as of 05/16/2018).<p>Payable …

Dow Jones

Bull ‘trend’ strengthens, S&P 500 holds the 2,710 breakout point

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>Though U.S. stocks are off to a sluggish Friday start, boring is bullish against …

Trading

Customer Satisfaction ETF Tops $50 Million in Assets

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>The American Customer Satisfaction Core Alpha ETF (Cboe:ACSI) , which debuted in November …

Investing

Marijuana ETFs Experience Setbacks | Investopedia

The legal marijuana industry is a nascent space that many investors believe is full of tremendous potential. However, with political and regulatory …

Personal Finance

Bridgewater Gets Picky With Its Emerging-Markets Bets

Beggars can’t be choosers. But if you’re the world’s richest hedge fund right now, you need to be as picky as possible.<p>Bridgewater Associates, the …

Emerging Markets

China’s A-shares poised for inclusion in global index

Chinese shares will be included in global benchmarks from the start of June, as the rapidly growing country makes another step in the opening up of its economy to international capital. The move has garnered much fanfare, but is it really a major global event or is it more of a symbolic move?<p>MSCI …

Investing

Peering Into the New Communications Services Sector | Investopedia

Last year, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and MSCI Inc., two of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), said …

Personal Finance

Brian Kelly Could Be The X Factor In New Blockchain ETF

The REX BKCM ETF is the 5th blockchain ETF to hit the market.<p>It's managed by noted cryptocurrency expert and CNBC Fast Money contributor Brian …

Investing

Millennial Interest Spurs ETF Growth | Investopedia

While cryptocurrencies may be taking up a lot of real estate on financial and business news pages, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been similarly …

Investing

Ep. 61: ETF Insights With Yasmin Dahya Of J.P. Morgan Asset Management

This week, resident mixologists, Chris Versace, Chief Investment Office, and Lenore Hawkins, Chief Macro Strategist, headed to New York City, where …

Investing