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  • PowerShares to Switch 27 ETFs from NYSE to Nasdaq on Wednesday

    12-05-2016 03:25 PM by Brenton Garen

    Invesco PowerShares ETFs will transfer 27 ETFs from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to Nasdaq effective on market open this Wednesday. The switches will grow Nasdaqs total switches to 52 by the end of the year. Nasdaq will also close out 2016 with approximately 70 new listi...

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  • Small-Cap Stocks, ETFs Can Still Perform if Interest Rates Rise

    08-31-2016 04:13 PM by Max Chen

    Many believe smaller companies could struggle if the Federal Reserve begins hiking interest rates. However, small-cap stocks and category-related exchange traded funds may outperform ahead. Small-cap skeptics point to a number of factors that may weigh on the asset category. F...

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  • 41 Small-Cap ETFs Making Big Waves

    05-26-2016 04:38 PM by Max Chen

    The smaller companies and small-cap exchange traded funds (ETFs) are beginning to pull ahead. Over the past week, the Russell 2000 Index rose 3.4% while the S&P MidCap 400 Index gained 3.2% and S&P 500 added 2.1%. The small-cap segment has been gaining momentum in r...

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  • Tom Talks Small-Cap ETFs on Fox Business

    04-20-2015 05:24 PM by ETF Trends

    ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Monday to discuss the advantages of small-cap exchange traded funds in the current market environment. Lydon highlighted the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: DWAS) as one avenue for investors to use for sm...

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  • Schwabs Commission-Free ETF Lineup Grows to Nearly 200

    01-26-2015 11:31 AM by Tom Lydon

    Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), the largest discount broker, said today it will expand its Schwab ETF OneSource lineup of commission-free exchange traded funds to nearly 200 offerings starting on Feb. 1. On that date, Schwab clients will be able to access 198 ETFs across 64 Morni...

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  • Nasdaq Boosts Index Business With Dorsey Wright Acquisition

    01-05-2015 11:01 AM by Tom Lydon

    Nasdaq (NasdaqGS: NDAQ), the exchange operator and provider of indexes for use by exchange traded funds, said Monday it will acquire Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA), an independent registered investment advisor that also provides indexes for an array of well-known ETFs. ...

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  • As Small-Caps Rebound, so Does a Familiar ETF

    10-31-2014 11:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Small-cap stocks have endured significant scrutiny this year and rightfully so. Even with an impressive rally that has seen the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) jump nearly 10% off its Oct. 10 bottom, the largest small-cap ETF is still only up half a percent this year. ...

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  • Ride the Momentum with This Small-Cap ETF

    06-12-2014 12:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    I do the ETF of the Week for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffes MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This Thursday, I highlighted the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: DWAS), smart-beta small-...

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  • Aprils Worst ETFs: Momentum Lost

    04-30-2014 04:07 PM by Tom Lydon

    With just a short time left in Wednesdays trading session, it appears likely that the S&P 500 will finish April with a modest loss. Finishing April in the red is a fate that will befall over 600 traditional exchange traded funds and data from turns up plenty ...

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  • Another Look at ETF Industry Growth

    01-17-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    The indomitable growth of the exchange traded products industry continued in 2013 with inflows reaching $247.3 billion on a global basis. That marked the second consecutive year ETF asset growth topped $200 billion. Flows to U.S. ETFs and ETNs dominated at a combined $190.5 bi...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Momentum Small-Caps

    01-02-2014 12:02 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    We speak a bit about recent options and fund flows in the largest U.S. Small-Cap Equity oriented ETF today, IWM (iShares Russell 2000, Expense Ratio 0.28%) in our Options recap this morning, and this presents an opportunity to examine a lesser known Small Cap focused fund that ha...

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  • PowerShares Unveils ETF Portfolio Changes

    12-18-2013 11:54 AM by Tom Lydon

    Invescos (NYSE: IVZ) PowerShares unit, the fourth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, said Wednesday it will shutter four ETFs while changing the names and underlying indices for 10 others. Nine PowerShares dynamic sector funds will transition to momentum indices from Dorsey Wright &...

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  • A Make or Break Month for Small-Cap ETFs

    12-09-2013 02:40 PM by Todd Shriber

    Soon, January will be here. With that will have observers of seasonal trends and investors in small-cap stocks and exchange traded funds will be eying the start of the January Effect. That is the scenario where the small-caps lead the broader market higher in the first month o...

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  • Prepping for the January Effect With ETFs

    11-26-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    December is not here yet, but that does not mean investors should not start preparing for the January Effect, the phenomenon where small-caps lead large-caps in the first month of the year. The ramifications of the January do not end there. If small-caps do the leading in Janu...

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  • A Momentum ETF Searches for More Upside

    11-25-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Exchange traded funds using intelligent indexing or so-called smart beta strategies have come into the limelight this year as investors have poured over $45 billion into such ETFs and that was as of the end of October. While "smart beta" may appear to be a new buzz-phrase, man...

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  • If Rates Rise Again, Remember This Small-Cap ETF

    11-19-2013 02:08 PM by Todd Shriber

    With Federal Reserve tapering still several months (at the earliest) away and 10-year Treasury yields down more than 7% in the past three months, another interest rate spike akin to what was seen in the second quarter probably is not at the front of every investors mind. Still...

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  • 10 ETFs That More Than Doubled in Size

    11-10-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    And by that we mean the following slideshow will contain 10 exchange traded funds that have seen their assets under management tallies double (or more) this year. The law of large numbers might imply that as an ETF grows larger, particularly well into the $500 million in AUM o...

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  • Another Momentum ETF Tops $1 Billion in Assets

    10-23-2013 06:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Investing in exchange traded funds with alternative weighting methodologies is catching on. One group of ETFs that confirms that notion are ETFs based on relative strength signals. Proof positive is the four-ETF suite of PowerShares funds based on Dorsey Wright & Associate...

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  • Small-Caps Getting Pricey

    10-18-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    On above average volume, the iShares Russell 200o ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) gained almost 1% Thursday to race to a fresh all-time high. The rub is that small-caps, which usually trade at higher valuations than their mid- and large-cap counterparts, are getting a tad rich in the valuati...

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  • Small ETFs Pack a Big Punch

    08-26-2013 03:54 PM by Tom Lydon

    Some of the best things come in small packages. Exchange traded fund investors can find great momentum picks among products with lower assets under management, but you also have to be aware of the potential risks. So far this year, 33 of the 50 best performing ETFs are funds t...

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  • Some Enhanced ETFs Beating Their Benchmarks

    06-19-2013 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon

    "Intelligent" or "enhanced" index exchange traded funds that implement active investment styles instead of a market-cap index have become a popular draw, even outperforming traditional indices. For instance, the Invesco PowerShares and Dorsey Wright ETFs built around the Dorse...

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  • PowerShares Lists Small-Cap ETF Based on Relative Strength

    07-19-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Invesco PowerShares is expanding its suite of DWA technical leaders funds as the company launches the first U.S. small-cap exchange traded fund based on the relative strength methodology. According to a press release, the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio (N...

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