May 23rd at 5:00pmby
The current low interest rate, low yield environment has sent investors scurrying to an array of destinations in an effort to generate income. Dividend stocks, high-yield bonds, MLPs and REITs remain popular choices for income-staved investors. ETFs that offer one-stop shopping for yield-starved...
May 23rd at 4:15pmby
It has been said that misery loves company. If that is indeed the case than sugar bulls can find solace in knowing that one of the world’s most consumed commodities is languishing along with plenty of others such as gold and silver. [Gold ETFs Lose Their Allure] To its credit, the iPath DJ-UBS...
May 23rd at 3:45pmby
RevenueShares, the ETF sponsor known for its six-ETF suite of revenue-weighted funds, landed a $7 million investment from a Chinese venture capital firm in exchange for a 22% stake in the issuer’s parent company. Suzhou Industrial Park Kaida Venture Capital specializes in funding high-tech and...
May 23rd at 3:15pmby
For as good as U.S. equities have been this year, and they have been quite good broadly speaking, finding an abundance of ETFs that are up 30% or more year-to-date is difficult. The job is made even harder when excluding ETFs that track Japan, one developed market that has outperformed the U.S....
May 23rd at 2:38pmby
May 23rd at 2:25pmby
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL) has faced intense scrutiny lately over using foreign subsidiaries to cut its U.S. income taxes. Of course, no one likes to pay taxes, which is why the tax efficiency of stock ETFs versus mutual funds is a key selling point. The tax advantages of ETFs stem from how the...
May 23rd at 2:00pmby
Inverse (Short) and Leveraged “Bear” ETF Products linked to the Russell 2000 traded gigantic, if not historic volume yesterday, really accelerating following the FOMC minutes release. Take TZA (Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X, Expense Ratio 0.95%) which saw more than 25 million shares...