ETF Trends
ETF Trends

Each week ETFtrends.com publishes news, commentary and strategist stories surrounding the world of exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Here’s a look at the Top 10 ETF Strategist Stories of the Week for May 16-20, 2016.

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1. Most Hated Bull Market in History: Something’s Gotta Give

It’s been a good run – nobody can deny that. For being the most hated bull market in history, performance has been stellar on both an absolute and risk-adjusted basis.

How good? Consider this: the 5-year realized Sharpe ratio of the S&P 500 peaked in 2014 at a level higher than what it achieved during dot-com mania. Click to read more!

2. An Equation to Identify the Next Market Bubble?

Market bubbles occur when the price of an asset significantly deviates from its intrinsic value. There have been numerous bubbles predicted in my 20 years as a professional investor. Fortunately, only two, from the perspective of U.S. investors, came to pass. The technology bubble in 2000 and the financial crisis in 2008.

Bubbles are hard to identify until they occur. But there’s one equation we can look to. Click to read more!

3. Risk First: Why The Global Economy Should Continue to Grow

Stringer Asset Management recently upgraded its outlook on the global economy and financial markets from cautious to cautiously optimistic. That is not to say that the global economy and financial markets are out of the woods. Click to read more!

4. Asking and Answering the Right Questions for Your ETF Portfolio

Recently I had the opportunity to talk about asset allocation with a talented financial advisor. We discussed ideas about combining asset classes and strategies in the optimal way to meet the needs of his clients. As we reviewed whether a particular exchange traded fund strategy would be appropriate, I asked him, “What question do you expect this ETF strategy to answer?”  Click to read more!

5. Getting Tactical for the Long Term

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