ETF Scorecard: April 15 Edition

To help investors keep up with the markets, we present our ETF Scorecard. The Scorecard takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. The weekly performance is from last Friday’s open to this week Thursday&…

What to Expect From Q1 Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (AA) kicked off earnings season with better-than-expected earnings, but lackluster revenue and a grim outlook sent shares about 5% lower on Tuesday morning. Analysts are expecting similar performance from the rest of the market, which contin…

This Week’s ETF Launches: All About Hedging

One of cool things about ETFs is how they have evolved over the years. At first they were all about basic indexing. Now, issuers are adding all sorts of complex strategies and “extras” into their funds. One of the more popular strategies, thanks to…

High-Yield Prospects: April 10 Edition

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet two sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high yield prospect because it boasts an annual dividen…

Best & Worst Weekly Performers: April 9 Edition

Here is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst ETFs from the past trading week. Traders can use this list to find prospective candidates that have deviated too far from their longer-term trends, thereby serving as potential starting points for those lookin…

ETF Scorecard: April 8 Edition

To help investors keep up with the markets, we present our ETF Scorecard. The Scorecard takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. The weekly performance is from last Friday’s open to this week Thursday&…

ETMFs vs. ETFs Explained

A new breed of exchange-traded vehicle has entered the arena, combining the best of ETF benefits with the so-called “secret sauce” of actively managed mutual funds.

Is the BRIC Getting Heavy?

With emerging markets taking a dive early into April, many investors are finding themselves questioning if the recent run-up was owed to improving fundamentals or inflated optimism.

Sector ETFs That Will Outperform in 2016

The stock market has proven to be rather unpredictable throughout the first quarter of 2016. After falling more than 9% between January and mid-February, the S&P 500 rebounded sharply, regaining all the ground it lost and then some by early April. …