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  • Consumer Staples ETF To Even Out Portfolio Volatility

    October 23rd at 1:20pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I highlighted the Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca: XLP). As a defensive sector, the consumer staples...

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  • U.S. Dollar ETF Reveals a Shifting Currency Market

    October 17th at 2:42pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I focused on the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: UUP). Diverging central bank policies help...

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  • Picking up a Small-Cap ETF After The Fall

    October 9th at 12:20pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I looked at the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM). After the sell-off in small-capitalization stocks,...

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  • A Laddered Corporate Bond ETF to Hedge Rate Risks

    September 25th at 11:30am by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This Thursday, I took a look at the recently launched PowerShares LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate Bond Portfolio (NYSEArca:

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  • Long-Term Treasury ETFs Will Suffer In Rising Rate Environment

    September 18th at 11:20am by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I focused on the Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (NYSEArca: EDV). Treasury bonds have been among the...

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  • Connecting With Alibaba With ETFs

    September 11th at 12:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I looked at the KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF (NasdaqGM: KWEB). China is experiencing its own tech boom...

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  • Election Bounce for Brazil ETFs

    September 4th at 12:20pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I highlighted the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ). The Brazilian markets are strengthening ahead...

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  • Financial Sector ETFs Picking Up the Pace

    August 28th at 12:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I focused on the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca: XLF). Once falling behind the broader markets,...

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