Smart Beta Investing: A Momentum ETF Strategy-The growth and momentum factors are leaders among smart beta strategies this year, a positive sign for exchange traded funds, such as the Powershares DWA Momentum Portfolio (NASDAQ: PDP). PDP
Momentum-Based Smart Beta ETFs Hit All-Time Highs-Among the investment factors delivering solid returns this year is momentum, a fact confirmed by several momentum-based smart beta exchange traded funds hitting all-time highs on Wednesday. The Powershares DWA Momentum
A Momentum ETF That’s Gaining Traction, Up 9% YTD-The momentum factor is seeing renewed strength this year and that is benefiting an array of exchange traded funds. The Powershares DWA Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: PDP), which utilizes technical analysis
It’s Been a Great Year for Smart Beta ETFs-Smart beta or customized index-based exchange traded funds have been quickly gaining traction as an alternative to any shortcomings of traditional market capitalization-weighted index funds, attracting billions of dollars this
Momentum ETF Strategies to Ride a Growing Wave-Investors who believe that last year's top performers can still maintain their lead ahead could look to momentum exchange traded fund strategies for 2016. Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ U.S.
Cheap and Expensive Sector ETFs-The markets have been through a bumpier ride this year, with an uneven performance between sectors and related exchange traded funds. Consequently, investors may now find bargains in some areas
The Growing Smart-Beta ETF Space-In the rapidly expanding exchange traded fund industry, alternative or smart-beta ETFs have experienced a rapid ascent as investors capitalize on actively managed styles in a passive index-based fund wrapper.
Mid-Cap ETFs Take the Lead-Middle-capitalization stocks and asset category exchange traded funds are leading the charge as investors focus on companies better positioned to capitalize on continued U.S. growth. For instance, the iShares Core
Momentum ETF Sector Changes-Despite some rough patches for momentum stocks in 2014, the Powershares DWA Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: PDP) was able to slightly outpace the S&P 500, marking the seventh time in the
Quite a Comeback for This Momentum ETF-This year’s momentum sell-off is, mostly, in investors’ rearview mirrors. You know, the one caused by sharp retrenchments in biotechnology, Internet and social media stocks. The one that sent beloved
Momentum ETF Changes for Q2-As many exchange traded funds do, the Powershares DWA Momentum Portfolio (NYSEArca: PDP) rebalances on a quarterly basis. ETF rebalancing usually is not big news, but with PDP being a momentum
Subadvisory Partnerships Expanding in ETF Arena-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 Street’s (NYSE:
A Right Place, Right Time Momentum ETF-Recent data (and the Federal Reserve’s tapering announcement) indicate the U.S. economy is improving and the current economic expansion is maturing. Assuming that the recovery is moving into late cycle
8 Overlooked Smart Beta ETFs-Smart beta, arguably the newest phenomenon in the exchange traded funds business, is more than just a fad. Year-to-date inflows of more than $45 billion to U.S.-listed smart beta funds
A Two-ETF Strategy for the Best Six Months-November is here and that means the start of the best six-month period in which to own stocks has also arrived. Not all investors have subscribed to notion of seasonal
Another Momentum ETF Tops $1 Billion in Assets-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