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  • Surprising Drivers of the A-Shares ETF Surge

    April 28th at 7:30am by Todd Shriber

    It is not a secret that exchange traded funds holding Chinese equities, both A-shares trading on the mainland and Hong Kong-listed H-shares, have recently been delivering staggering returns. Over the past month, the top 13 non-leveraged ETFs are all China funds, according to ETFScreen.com. That...


  • Low Volatility Investors Brace for Higher Interest Rates

    April 28th at 7:00am by Invesco PowerShares

    This article was written by Invesco PowerShares Senior Equity Product Strategist Nick Kalivas. Since the Great Financial Crisis in 2008, many investors have come to favor a low volatility approach to the equity markets. But while low volatility strategies are generally designed to address the...


  • Ways to Play Potential Market Opportunities in 2Q

    April 28th at 6:30am by iShares

    As my colleague Russ Koesterich pointed out earlier this week, the start of a new quarter is always a good time to take a step back and give your investment portfolio another look. Looking at the first quarter in the rearview mirror, it largely played out as we expected, but there were a few...


  • Too Much Faith in the Fed

    April 28th at 6:00am by Gary Gordon

    What if the U.S. economy fails to pick back up from its dismal first quarter? Then the U.S. Federal Reserve will push off the frequency and the magnitude of any increases in overnight lending rates. That’s what the U.S. stock market is telling investors, as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ break above...


  • Why This Energy ETF has Been Durable

    April 27th at 2:45pm by Todd Shriber

    Plenty of equity-based energy exchange traded funds have notched impress performances in recent weeks, but few have been durable all of this year. The PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production Portfolio (NYSEArca: PXE) and the PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca:


  • Underweight Active Managers Could Add to Rally in China Stocks, ETFs

    April 27th at 2:13pm by Tom Lydon

    Chinese equities and country-specific exchange traded funds may have more room to run as active fund managers shift from their underweight China exposure. ETFs that track Chinese companies are among the best performers this year. Year-to-date, the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: FXI), the...


  • Ahead of Earnings, no Love for Apple ETFs

    April 27th at 1:30pm by Todd Shriber

    Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL), the world’s largest company by market value, reports fiscal second-quarter earnings after the close of U.S. markets Monday with analysts expecting per share earnings of $2.16 on revenue of $56.1 billion. Should the reported numbers be close to or in-line with those...


  • A Surprising Rally for Gold Miners ETFs

    April 27th at 1:00pm by Todd Shriber

    Investors perusing a list of exchange traded funds that have been stellar performers over the past month will find plenty of emerging markets funds and some suddenly resurgent energy fare. Scroll far enough down that list and some well-known gold miners ETFs begin appearing as well. Although the...