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  • Got a case of TMI (Too Much Information)? ETF Trends takes a condensed look at latest happenings… Global Markets Take Another Blow, Finish Day in a Sea of Red Global markets took another blow on Wednesday ...

  • A Closer Look at an ETF’s Net Asset Value ETF Trends - 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are an investment vehicle that basically reflects an investment on a group of underlying securities. Consequently, many have looked at the net asset value, or NAV, as a good ...

  • Investors who are in it for the long-haul should think about the investments that have staying power and will provide long-term returns, like exchange traded funds that track companies with wide economic ...

  • As the markets turn and investors grow more conservative, defensive assets like utilities sector exchange traded funds (ETFs) are back in the limelight. While the equities market has fallen off over the ...

  • The inverse relationship between the U.S. dollar and commodities is on full display this year for exchange traded fund (ETF) investors. For example, the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: ...

  • Smart-beta or alternative index-based exchange traded fund (ETF) strategies have quickly gained traction among financial advisors and investors seeking to enhance portfolio returns or smooth out their ...

  • Greek markets and country-specific exchange traded funds (ETFs) advanced Wednesday on bets that banks could surge if Greece and creditors can come to an accord on new bailouts and debt relief. Greek equities ...

  • Biotechnology exchange traded funds are still scuffling on a year-to-date basis, but some members of that group have recently been showing signs of life, including the BioShares Biotechnology Products ...

  • Biotechnology exchange traded funds are still scuffling on a year-to-date basis, but some members of that group have recently been showing signs of life, including the BioShares Biotechnology Products ...

  • Retail exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a mixed bag this year with two of three funds in the group down year-to-date while the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEArca: XRT) is up about 2%, a showing that is slightly ...

  • Retail exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a mixed bag this year with two of three funds in the group down year-to-date while the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEArca: XRT) is up about 2%, a showing that is slightly ...

  • Retail exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a mixed bag this year with two of three funds in the group down year-to-date while the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEArca: XRT) is up about 2%, a showing that is slightly ...

  • Like other healthcare exchange traded funds (ETFs), dedicated pharmaceuticals ETFs are struggling this year. While prescription drug sales jumped last year and are expected to continue doing so over the ...

  • After enjoying a multi-year bull run, equities may be in for greater volatility ahead. Nevertheless, exchange traded fund (ETF) investors can still keep their toe in stock market but hedge against large ...

  • Market Head-Fake or Greenlight? Neither ETF Trends - 13 hours ago

    Note: This article is part of the ETF Trends Strategist Channel After its March meeting, the Fed announced that it would slow the likely pace of short-term interest rate hikes considerably. This announcement ...

  • Oil ETFs: Buying the Dip With USO, BNO ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 7:38 PM EDT

    The United States Oil Fund (NYSEArca: USO) , which tracks West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, is down more than 2% over the past week, but with the benchmark oil exchange traded product up more ...

  • 32 Best ETFs to Track Crude Oil ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 4:39 PM EDT

    Crude oil prices are finally bouncing back, and investors can also track the ups and downs of the energy market through commodity-related exchange traded funds (ETFs). West Texas Intermediate crude oil ...

  • Gold ETF Traders Should Keep These 5 Factors in Mind ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 4:08 PM EDT

    As the gold market makes an impressive bull run this year, precious metals exchange traded fund (ETF) investors will have to watch a handful of factors to gauge how far the rally can keep going. Year-to-date, ...

  • Aussie Dollar ETF Plunges as Reserve Bank Cuts Rates ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 3:09 PM EDT

    In a bid to assuage deflation concerns, the Reserve Ban of Australia cut its official rate to a historic low Tuesday, triggering a sell-off in the Aussie dollar and potentially lifting currency-hedged ...

  • REX Shares Joins Bats Exchange, Launches 2 ETFs ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

    REX Shares became a new issuer to the Bats Exchange on Tuesday with the launch of two new exchange traded funds (ETFs). The pair of ETFs are the REX VolMAXX Long VIX Weekly Futures Strategy ETF (BATS: ...

  • Russia ETFs Reward, but Caution is Required ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 11:00 AM EDT

    Previously moribund Russian stocks and the corresponding U.S.-listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been among this year’s most pleasant surprises in what has been a broad emerging markets rally. For ...

  • Emerging Markets ETFs: Why You Should Oppose the Pros ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

    At the very least, do not follow institutional investors into the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) if fees are a primary concern. EEM, the second-largest emerging markets exchange traded ...

  • Tumbling Tech a Problem for ETF Investors ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

    Amid a spate of earnings miscues from marquee technology names, exchange traded funds (ETFs) such as the Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLK) and broad market ETFs like the PowerShares QQQ (NasdaqGM: ...

  • State Street Gender Diversity ETF off to Stellar Start ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 8:00 AM EDT

    Many investors, including some professionals and advisors, look to invest with a moral compass. Issuers of exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been meeting that demand with an increasing number of exchange ...

  • The Bayesian View to Multi-Factor ETF Investing ETF Trends - Tue, May 3, 2016 7:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is part of the ETF Trends Strategist Channel By Joe Smith Multi-Factor Investing is on the Rise Multi-factor investing is an increasingly hot topic in the world of ETFs, and a number ...

  • 46 Tech ETFs to Tap Into Big Growth Names ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 4:50 PM EDT

    Exchange traded fund investors who are interested in tapping into the big growth names from the technology space have a number of broad and focused sector-specific ETF options to choose from. While owning ...

  • Japan ETFs Experiencing a Dead Cat Bounce? ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 3:59 PM EDT

    Japanese markets closed lower Monday, but on the other side of the globe, U.S.-listed Japan country-specific exchange traded funds bounced as speculators tried to catch the falling knife. Japanese stocks ...

  • Low Rates Help Preferred ETFs Power Up ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 3:17 PM EDT

    Count preferred stocks and exchange traded funds among the income-generating asset classes that are receiving renewed attention from income investors this year as the Federal Reserve balks at raising interest ...

  • U.S. Dollar ETF Heading Toward Strong Period ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 3:15 PM EDT

    The U.S. dollar and related exchange traded fund may be going into a seasonally strong period for the currency. The U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the movement of the greenback against a basket of developed ...

  • Despite Puerto Rico Woes, Muni ETFs Maintain Momentum ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 2:42 PM EDT

    Puerto Rico was set to default on payments Monday, but fixed-income investors continue to pile into municipal bonds and related exchange traded funds, driving the market higher. The commonwealth was expected ...

  • A Defensive Sector ETF for Volatile Summer Months ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 2:11 PM EDT

    While many opt to “sell in May and go away,” investors who stick around may be better off rotating into more conservative picks, such as consumer staples and sector-related exchange traded funds. For instance, ...

  • Hit The Lab With These 17 Biotech ETFs ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 12:49 PM EDT

    The time to buy, regardless of sector, is usually when a particular group falls out of favor, not when it has been bid higher by scores of investors. Some investors view that as the case with the broader ...

  • Best of Both Worlds With This Dividend ETF ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 11:33 AM EDT

    Two of the most prominent themes in the world of exchange traded funds this year have been the resurgence of dividend funds and investors’ devotion to low volatility products. Some ETFs marry those two ...

  • Uranium ETF Fights off Commodity’s Slump ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 10:44 AM EDT

    In what amounts to a vexing scenario, the Global X Uranium ETF (NYSEArca: URA) , which tracks uranium miners, is up more than 4% over the past month and more than 8% year-to-date even as uranium prices ...

  • Momentum ETF Tries to get its Groove Back ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

    Investors have heard plenty this year about the value factor’s comeback, a comeback that arrived at the expense of other factors such as growth and momentum. For its part, the momentum factor has not been ...

  • The Best and Worst ETFs of April ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 8:30 AM EDT

    The equities market stuck to a sideways range through April, but precious metals-related exchange traded funds shined through. Among the top performing non-leveraged ETFs for the past month, the PureFunds ...

  • 3 High Octane Value Trades for a Bear Market ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 8:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is part of the ETF Trends Strategist Channel By Rick Vollaro In investment markets, there are always opportunities. What constitutes a timely tactical opportunity is in the eye of the ...

  • Sweet or Sour for Sugar ETFs? ETF Trends - Mon, May 2, 2016 7:00 AM EDT

    Some agriculture exchange traded products are starting to keep pace with their energy and precious metals counterparts, which have led this year’s exchange traded funds commodities resurgence. The PowerShares ...

  • ETF Performance Report: April Awash for Equities ETF Trends - Sun, May 1, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

    The month of April was more or less a wash for equities and stock exchange traded funds as the market ends the month on a down note after a spate of earnings misses. Over April, the Dow Jones Industrial ...

  • Why Investors Should Join This Dance ETF Trends - Sun, May 1, 2016 11:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Ross Levin Everywhere I turn today, people are expressing concern about world affairs. Elections always create uncertainty, but combined with terrorism, changes ...

  • Growth: The Operative Term in the Financial Advisory Industry? ETF Trends - Sun, May 1, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz Growth seems to be the operative term in the financial advisory industry. Everyone wants growth—clients want growth in their portfolios, advisors want growth ...

  • Be Wary of “Free” Financial Advice – It Can be Costly ETF Trends - Sun, May 1, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By George Guerin For most people, the money saved in their 401(k) is their single largest retirement asset aside from the equity in their home. It’s no wonder ...

  • Google Doodle: What it Teaches us About Innovation ETF Trends - Sun, May 1, 2016 8:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Shannon Marks Ever since 1998, the Google Doodle has provided a perfect outlet for the company to show off its fun side. From birthday celebrations to playable video ...

  • ETFs That Value Investors Buffett, Munger Would Approve Of ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

    Investment guru Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) partner Charlie Munger are known for buying good companies at fair prices. Exchange traded fund investors can also mimic the investment ...

  • 15 Most Read ETF Articles of the Week (April 25-29) ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 11:30 AM EDT

    Each day  ETFtrends.com publishes news, strategy and commentary on ETFs in the realms of Commodities, Currency, Equities and Smart-Beta to name a few. Here’s a look at the Top 15 Most Viewed Articles of ...

  • DOL Fiduciary Rule: Is it Good News for Consumers? ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 11:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Rick Kahler The Department of Labor’s groundbreaking new Fiduciary Rule may change the legal responsibilities of advisors who sell financial products for consumers’ ...

  • How to Best Prepare for Fair Equity Splits ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Lisette Smith For new partners, either starting a new venture or merging their businesses, few conversations are as difficult as discussing what the equity ...

  • The Evolution of ETF Use ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Shundrawn A. Thomas Investors’ use of ETFs has significantly evolved since the product first launched in the early 1990s. Yet, despite that growing popularity, ...

  • The Reality of the Robo Invasion Isn’t What You Think ETF Trends - Sat, Apr 30, 2016 8:00 AM EDT

    Note: This article is courtesy of Iris.xyz By Mitchell H Caplan It is almost impossible for advisers to go through a day without hearing how robo-advisers are shaking the foundation of their industry — ...

  • 10 Best ETF Strategist Stories of the Week (April 25-29) ETF Trends - Fri, Apr 29, 2016 4:54 PM EDT

    Each week ETFtrends.com publishes news, commentary and strategist stories surrounding the world of ETFs. Here’s a look at the 10 Best ETF Strategist Stories of the Week for April 25-29, 2016. Click the ...

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