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Emerging Market ETFs Are Making a Comeback - ETF Trends;

Emerging Market ETFs Are Making a Comeback - ETF Trends

ETF TrendsEmerging Market ETFs Are Making a ComebackETF Trendsemerging-market-etfs-are-making-a-comeback Emerging market exchange traded funds were among the worst hit in the wake of Donald Trump's election day win, but the asset category has quickly rebounded in recent weeks, breaking back above their ...and more »

Why 6 Years Of Emerging Market Underperformance May Persist - Barron's (blog);

Why 6 Years Of Emerging Market Underperformance May Persist - Barron's (blog)

Barron's (blog)Why 6 Years Of Emerging Market Underperformance May PersistBarron's (blog)Emerging market equities are likely continue a “drawn-out bottoming process” rather than produce a quick rebound, says BCA Research. The price-to-earnings ratio on the MSCI Emerging Market index of 12.4 times estimated 2017 earnings is “decent,” but ...and more »

US Stock ETFs Advance as Banks Kick Off Earnings Season - ETF Trends;

US Stock ETFs Advance as Banks Kick Off Earnings Season - ETF Trends

ETF TrendsUS Stock ETFs Advance as Banks Kick Off Earnings SeasonETF Trendsu-s-stock-etfs-advance-as-banks-kick-off- U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds regained their footing Friday, strengthening on the fourth quarter earnings outlook, with financial shares rising after three of the largest American lenders ...and more »

Turkey ETF Deals With Specter of Credit Downgrade - ETF Trends;

Turkey ETF Deals With Specter of Credit Downgrade - ETF Trends

ETF TrendsTurkey ETF Deals With Specter of Credit DowngradeETF TrendsThe iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NYSEArca: TUR) is down nearly 29% over the past six months, making it one of the worst-performing single-country emerging markets exchange traded funds over that span. Unfortunately, the potential exists for more ...and more »

Financial ETF nears highest level since 2008 after bullish bank results - MarketWatch;

Financial ETF nears highest level since 2008 after bullish bank results - MarketWatch

MarketWatchFinancial ETF nears highest level since 2008 after bullish bank resultsMarketWatchExchange-traded funds tied to the financial sector rallied on Friday, with the largest nearing its highest level in almost nine years on the back of a pair of strong results in the space. The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF XLF, -0.13% rose 1.6%, and ...and more »

Bank ETFs Get Ready For Earnings Deluge - ETF Trends;

Bank ETFs Get Ready For Earnings Deluge - ETF Trends

ETF TrendsBank ETFs Get Ready For Earnings DelugeETF TrendsEarnings season for the financial services sector kicks off in significant fashion Friday. For investors in exchange traded funds, such as the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF), there is plenty to keep an eye on when it comes to fourth ...and more »

Some Humble Advice From An Old Trader - Seeking Alpha;

Some Humble Advice From An Old Trader - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaSome Humble Advice From An Old TraderSeeking AlphaWe are now three days into the new trading year, and it has already proven to be an interesting one. We are making money, as usual. Tuesday, opened up with a gangbuster $150 rally in the Dow Average, which it promptly gave up. Wednesday flatlined.and more »

This $6 Billion Europe Stocks ETF Has 3rd-Biggest Outflow: Chart - Bloomberg;

This $6 Billion Europe Stocks ETF Has 3rd-Biggest Outflow: Chart - Bloomberg

BloombergThis $6 Billion Europe Stocks ETF Has 3rd-Biggest Outflow: ChartBloombergInvestors yanked 174 million pounds ($212 million) out of the largest European exchange-traded fund tracking the region's shares. The $6 billion iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF listed in London just suffered its third-biggest daily outflow in eight years ...and more »

BlackRock Warns of Weak Global Economy (SPY, RODM) - Investopedia;

BlackRock Warns of Weak Global Economy (SPY, RODM) - Investopedia

InvestopediaBlackRock Warns of Weak Global Economy (SPY, RODM)InvestopediaIn its Outlook for 2017 report, BlackRock warned investors to expect low returns, higher inflation and more challenging markets for investors. "Economic boom times look unlikely to return. The global economy's potential for growth isn't as strong as it ...and more »

Can Biotechs Recover From Trump's Strong Condemnation? - ETF Daily News (blog);

Can Biotechs Recover From Trump's Strong Condemnation? - ETF Daily News (blog)

ETF Daily News (blog)Can Biotechs Recover From Trump's Strong Condemnation?ETF Daily News (blog)From Zacks: The pharma and biotech industry is a victim of concerns over increased regulatory scrutiny on high drug prices over the past two years. The worries cooled down after Trump's victory, and gave biotech stocks a shot in the arm.and more »

The Most Interesting Chart In The World - Seeking Alpha;

The Most Interesting Chart In The World - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaThe Most Interesting Chart In The WorldSeeking AlphaThe most interesting chart in the world right now is the stocks versus bonds ratio chart. Here we are simply measuring the S&P 500 SPDR SPY ETF versus the iShares 20+ Treasury TLT ETF. The pair is approaching the 2007 peak, and a series of resistance ...and more »

No-Commission ETFs: More Volume, Tighter Spreads - ETF.com

No-Commission ETFs: More Volume, Tighter SpreadsETF.comRecently, Cinthia Murphy posed the question: Does the presence of a trading commission (or lack thereof) make a difference in whether or not advisors decide to use a given ETF? What she found was, generally speaking, no: "For most advisors who manage ...and more »

1 reason to beware index funds - Motley Fool Australia

1 reason to beware index fundsMotley Fool AustraliaFor the record, I think low-cost index funds are awesome. They have lowered fees and been an overall positive for our industry. However, I think too many investors believe owning a portfolio of the following index fund ETFs means they are immune to risk.and more »

State Street Global Advisors Announces Impact of Receiving Settlement Payment - Business Wire (press release);

State Street Global Advisors Announces Impact of Receiving Settlement Payment - Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)State Street Global Advisors Announces Impact of Receiving Settlement PaymentBusiness Wire (press release)BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The SPDR® Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) listed in the table below, announced today that the Fund received a payment as authorized claimant from a class action settlement related to Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) ...and more »

PowerShares Launches Ultra-Short-Term Bond ETF, Cash Alternative - ETF Trends;

PowerShares Launches Ultra-Short-Term Bond ETF, Cash Alternative - ETF Trends

ETF TrendsPowerShares Launches Ultra-Short-Term Bond ETF, Cash AlternativeETF Trendspowershares-launches-ultra-short-term-bond-etf-cash- Invesco PowerShares has debuted an ultra-short-term Treasury bond exchange traded fund that catered toward investors in need of posting collateral or a safe haven to park their cash. On Thursday ...and more »

SPDR ETFs' Nick Good Intends To Help Investors Construct Portfolios - Investor's Business Daily;

SPDR ETFs' Nick Good Intends To Help Investors Construct Portfolios - Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Business DailySPDR ETFs' Nick Good Intends To Help Investors Construct PortfoliosInvestor's Business DailyBoth "heritage" and "evolution" are cherished words at State Street (STT), a company with a storied history in financial services and within the world of exchange traded funds. The firm describes SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) — the oldest and largest American ...and more »

Chart Spotlight: iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) - Schaeffers Research (blog);

Chart Spotlight: iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) - Schaeffers Research (blog)

Schaeffers Research (blog)Chart Spotlight: iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW)Schaeffers Research (blog)The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW) has struggled since the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, and yesterday dropped as much as 1.7% -- and hit its lowest level since September 2009 -- amid President-elect Donald Trump's press ...and more »

Stocks Are No Longer the Most Actively Traded Securities in Stock Markets - Bloomberg;

Stocks Are No Longer the Most Actively Traded Securities in Stock Markets - Bloomberg

BloombergStocks Are No Longer the Most Actively Traded Securities in Stock MarketsBloombergAs weird as it may seem, individual shares no longer are the most actively traded securities in the market. That distinction goes to exchange-traded funds, which took in a record $400 billion in the past year to become a $3.8 trillion industry. “What ...and more »

Trump's First Press Conference Puts These ETFs in Focus - Nasdaq

Trump's First Press Conference Puts These ETFs in FocusNasdaqDonald Trump's first press conference since July had a mixed impact on the broader market. Many investors were disappointed about the lack of clarity on the proposed $1 trillion infrastructure spending and corporate tax reforms. Rather, he attacked big ...and more »

ETF Investors Turn Defensive, Bid Up Bonds, Gold After Trump's Talk - Investor's Business Daily;

ETF Investors Turn Defensive, Bid Up Bonds, Gold After Trump's Talk - Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Business DailyETF Investors Turn Defensive, Bid Up Bonds, Gold After Trump's TalkInvestor's Business DailyInvestors were in a cautious mood a day after President-elect Donald Trump's news briefing. (Shutterstock). APARNA NARAYANAN; 1/12/2017. Facebook · LinkedIn · Print · Twitter · Share · Reprints. Exchange traded funds tracking major stock indexes were ...and more »