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In China, Innovation Cuts Both Ways
Article By: Stratfor
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:53 PM EST
China is in a bind. The heavy industry that propelled the country's economy through three decades of dizzying growth has reached its limits.
Do ETFs Distort Earnings Announcements?
Article By: ValueWalk
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 3:10 PM EST
Stocks with high passive ETF participation simply don't respond to earnings the same as those without ETF influence.
10 Investment Mistakes Even Skilled Investors Make
Article By: SureDividend
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:44 AM EST
By fully understanding and genuinely acknowledging investment mistakes, you are a step further to achieving consistent gains from your investment portfolio.
Amazon Has A Long Track Record Of Failures
Article By: Chad Shoop
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:41 AM EST
Amazon is not afraid to fail. That’s what has made the company the giant it is today. But it’s also given Amazon a long track record of failures when it comes to entering a new market.
In this article: AMZN Also: CVS, GRUB, ETSY
What A Time To Be Alive And An Investor
Article By: David Fabian
Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:52 PM EST
Sometimes it’s easy to forget how far we have come and how lucky we are today. You can trade for nothing, build a portfolio for nothing, and have unparalleled access to information for pennies a day.
In this article: IWB, VONE, SCHK
Small Cap Biotech Stocks Soar: How Long Will Rotation Last?
Article By: Rod Raynovich
Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:06 PM EST
Speculation in small cap biotech picks up, a boon for diligent traders. ETF buying is driving all small cap and microcap stocks higher.
ETF Product Development: Past, Present And Future
Article By: Alpha Architect
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 5:21 PM EST
As ETFs have become a more widely used tool for investors, more differentiated and advanced strategies have been brought to market in response to a combination of investor demand and ETF issuer innovation.
Hard Assets In An Age Of Negative Interest Rates
Article By: Mises Institute
Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:09 PM EST
The hard asset vision is about building wealth outside the stock market. It refers to three main strategies overall: 1) land ownership and/or farmland, forestry and agriculture 2) gold and certain other metals 3) the art market.
In this article: BID, CU, RSX, GLD
The Real Estate View For A Second Lost Decade
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:05 PM EST
The National Association of Realtors reports today that sales of existing homes in the US were down 1.7% in August 2017 from July. At a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, that’s the lowest pace for resales since July 2016.
Investing In India Means Short-Term Pain For Long-Term Gain
Article By: Jeff Yastine
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:57 PM EST
“India will account for more than half of the increase in Asia’s workforce in the coming decade,” writes Deloitte’s economist. “There will be rising economic potential … The consequences for businesses are huge.”
In this article: EPI, PIN
Hurricane Pain
Article By: Phil Flynn
Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:55 AM EST
Almost all global markets seem to be transfixed on Hurricane Irma that could wallop Florida with an unprecedented and merciless blow and have an impact on many lives as well as the U.S. and global economy.
In this article: BNO, DBO, OIL, UGA
Canada Hikes Again - What Does It Mean For The "CANZ Economies"?
Article By: Callum Thomas
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 3:40 PM EST
The CANZ Economies - Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, share the common vulnerability of extreme overvaluation in their property markets. They also all have high household leverage ratios.
Where Money Goes To Die
Article By: David Merkel
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:26 AM EST
It is often a wise thing to look around and see where people are doing that is nuts. Often it is obvious in advance. In the past, the two most obvious were the dot-com bubble and the housing bubble.
In this article: BITCOMP
The Ins And Outs Of Low Volatility ETFs
Article By: David Fabian
Saturday, September 2, 2017 11:19 AM EST
If there’s one thing investors love, it’s consistency and reliability - two attributes that deftly describe the trend of exchange-traded funds that track low volatility stocks.
In this article: USMV Also: EFAV, SPLV, SPHD, JNJ, MCD, SPY
Biotech Bonanza: The Next Leg Up For Biotech Stocks
Article By: Tarun Chandra, CFA
Friday, September 1, 2017 8:05 PM EST
The Biotechnology sector remains one of the top performing sectors this year with the benchmark Nasdaq Biotechnology Index of biotech stocks, as represented by the biotech ETF (IBB​), gaining 17% in the first half.
In this article: NVS, PFE, IBB, GILD, VRTX, XBI, XLV, ONCE, LABU
Using Sectorology In Portfolio Construction
Article By: Roger Nusbaum
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:00 PM EST
Financials right now comprise about 14% of the S&P 500. If the SPX is your benchmark index then investing at the sector level means making a decision about being overweight/underweight/equal weight the sector.
In this article: SPX, EWS
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