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Powershares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum PortfoFund


  • 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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  • It Could be Time for Another Slice of PIE

    05-04-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Emerging markets equities and exchange traded funds have regained some luster this year, outperforming their U.S. peers after delivering negative returns in each of the previous two years. With that, revisiting an emerging markets ETF with a cult-like following among advisors ...

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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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  • An Old Emerging Markets Friend Emerges Again

    09-10-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The resurgence of emerging markets exchange traded funds has received ample and deserving attention this year. Year-to-date performances by the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging m...

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  • Warm up a Slice of PIE

    05-15-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Back in the go-go days for emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds, the PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIE) got plenty of attention. PIEs cornerstone strategy, which is rooted in relative strength, made the ETF a cult favorite. With th...

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  • Emerging Markets ETFs Continue Gaining Cash

    04-28-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Despite elevated tensions in Eastern Europe, investors continued allocating capital to emerging markets exchange traded funds last week. Equity-based emerging markets funds tracked by EPFR Global "posted inflows for the fourth week in a row their longest such run since mid-2Q...

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  • Investors Trickle Back to Emerging Markets ETFs

    04-01-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    March is over and it would be accurate to say that for the first time in what feels like an eternity, investors in emerging markets exchange traded funds were treated to a strong month. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets E...

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  • Subadvisory Partnerships Expanding in ETF Arena

    01-21-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    In an effort to break into the fast-growing exchange traded products industry, an increasing number of investment firms are partnering with established ETF providers. Recent partnerships include State Streets (NYSE: STT) State Street Global Advisors, the second-largest U.S. ET...

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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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  • Emerging Markets Seasonality Revisited

    12-03-2013 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Plenty of seasonal trends are at play this month and into the first quarter. Beleaguered emerging markets investors are hoping that some positive seasonality kicks in for their favorite exchange traded funds because, for the most part, 2013 has been tough year to be long developi...

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  • Capitalizing on Emerging Markets Momentum

    11-25-2013 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that subscribe to momentum strategies have been around longer than the recent craze surrounding intelligent indexing would seem to indicate. One of the more seasoned members of the momentum ETF group is the PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum Portfo...

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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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  • An ETF Two-Step for Emerging Markets Seasonality

    11-19-2013 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    A combination of two exchange traded funds can be quite useful for investors looking to exploit the markets seasonal trends. When it comes to U.S. stocks, data show the PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: PDP) and the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ...

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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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  • PIE Slices: How This Popular EM Looks for Q4

    10-16-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    When some ETFs rebalance every quarter, the changes are often modest. Perhaps a few basis points here off some big holdings and some basis points there added to some sector weights. Rebalancing for some other ETFs is a more a significant affair. The PowerShares DWA Emerging Ma...

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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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  • Outperforming ETF for Emerging Markets Hits Rough Patch

    06-11-2013 04:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that tracks an "enhanced" indexing methodology has helped emerging market investors realize some returns this year, but the strategy is starting to lag its bigger peers. The PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIE) ha...

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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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  • Best Emerging Market ETFs

    02-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With global growth, copious liquidity and low interest rates spurring riskier investment strategies, emerging market equities and exchange traded funds have been among the most attractive assets this year. "The main argument for investing in international equities is for diver...

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