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  • Year-to-date, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLU) is the top performer among the nine sector SPDR ETFs and the race is not even close. XLU entered Monday with a 16.2% year-to-date gain, an ...

  • The European Central Bank’s results for the Comprehensive Assessment of the financial market, or bank stress-test, is scheduled to be revealed on Sunday. Investors may have to keep watch over weaker areas, ...

  • Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), the largest U.S. discount brokerage firm, continued its torrid pace of exchange traded funds asset-gathering in the third quarter thanks to increased inflows from retail investors ...

  • The U.S. dollar’s rally reversed course last week. While the Federal Reserve policy changes could help support the greenback over the long-run, traders can utilize inverse USD-related exchange traded funds ...

  • On another lethargic day for U.S. stocks, solar exchange traded funds are shining following bullish comments on the sector by Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn. In remarks made at the at the Robin Hood ...

  • Katharine Earhart, direct of the iShares Connect program, appeared at ETF Boot Camp to discuss the advantages of the iShares Connect effort and how financial advisors can gain access to ETF models and ...

  • Monday is turning out to be another day at the office for Brazil exchange traded funds as price action in these ETFs is being dictated by the latest polling data out of Latin America’s largest economy. ...

  • First Trust, the sixth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, will bolster its lineup this week with the introduction of two new ETFs. One of the new ETFs, the First Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX ETF, ...

  • An Almost Durable Dividend ETF ETF Trends - 9 hours ago

    Given the current volatile state of the U.S. equities market, this should be the time when conservative, low beta, dividend-paying stocks provide investors with some shelter from the storm. At the very ...

  • Twelve countries are members of the Organization of Petroleum Countries (OPEC), the cartel that accounts for about 40% of global oil output and looms large when it comes to setting prices of the commodity. ...

  • Active ETF Space Gets More Active ETF Trends - 11 hours ago

    The actively managed exchange traded fund space is dominated by a handful of players, but the industry could quickly expand if the Securities and Exchange Commission gives the greenlight for nontransparent ...

  • Inside a Fast-Growing Bank ETF ETF Trends - 11 hours ago

    Last week brought an avalanche of earnings reports from the largest U.S. banks and investors apparently did not like what they heard as the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) slipped 1.5%. Investors’ ...

  • Global infrastructure exchange traded funds could help investors capture international growth opportunities with an income-generating kicker, but people may have to stomach some short-term volatility. ...

  • Global infrastructure exchange traded funds could help investors capture international growth opportunities with an income-generating kicker, but people may have to stomach some short-term volatility. ...

  • U.S. stocks notched an impressive rally last Friday, but even with a gain of nearly 1.2%, the S&P 500 is still down 6.6% over the past month. With volatility on the rise, some investors have been looking ...

  • Despite another tumultuous year for emerging markets equities, investors have remained confident regarding sovereign debt issued by developing world governments. Last week, the iShares J.P. Morgan USD ...

  • Exchange traded fund providers have crafted a slew of investment strategies, including more specialized and niche offerings. While some of these ETFs may provide an interesting way to focus on a specific ...

  • IPO ETF to Add Shares of Zayo Group ETF Trends - 13 hours ago

    Renaissance Capital, the issuer of the Renaissance IPO ETF (NYSEArca: IPO) , announced IPO’s first new addition of October by saying the ETF will add shares of newly public Zayo Group (NYSEArca: ZAYO). ...

  • Sticking to the U.S. With Equity ETFs ETF Trends - Sun, Oct 19, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    Developed market stocks and related exchange traded funds could outperform in the wake of the sell-off as emerging economies still face many hurdles. Specifically, Fidelity Worldwide Investments’ global ...

  • Examining Negative Duration and Rate-Hedged ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 4:45 PM EDT

    Fixed income exchange traded funds, particularly those with exposure to the longer end of the yield curve, have been the place to be this year. The S&P 500 has looked pitiful in comparison to ETFs such ...

  • U.S. Dollar ETF Reveals a Shifting Currency Market ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 2:42 PM EDT

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I focused on the PowerShares ...

  • Investors Pile Into Small-Cap ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 1:46 PM EDT

    After the dust settled, small-capitalization stock exchange traded funds, previously the worst performing asset class category, are leading the market rebound, with heavy investment inflows fueling gains. ...

  • ETF Spotlight: International Quality Dividends ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    ETF Spotlight on the Market Vectors MSCI International Quality Dividend ETF (NYSEArca: QDXU) , part of an ongoing series. Assets : $4.7 million Objective : The Market Vectors MSCI International Quality ...

  • Time to Temper Your Municipal Bond ETF Expectations ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 12:00 PM EDT

    After posting one of their best annual gains since 2011, municipal debt securities, along with related exchange traded funds, may begin to slow down. The iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF (NYSEArca: ...

  • Young Investors Should Start Off With Less Risky ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    Investors are typically overweight equities and gradually scale back their stock exposure as they hit their golden years. However, some argue that young investors should not be over-allocated toward stocks ...

  • Smart-Beta ETFs Require Some Due Diligence ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT

    Smart-beta, or strategic-beta, indexing strategies are an up-and-coming theme in the exchange traded fund space. However, the majority of retail investors don’t know anything about smart-beta, revealing ...

  • Sell-Off in MLP ETFs May Be Buying Opportunity ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

    After experiencing a precipitous fall off during the recent selling, master limited partnerships and related exchange traded products jumped Wednesday on Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) analysts’ upgrades ...

  • A Shorter Road may be Better for Junk Bond ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    High-yield bond exchange ETFs have recently endured investors’ wrath. Whether it has been plummeting equity markets or concerns the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, junk bond ETFs been cast aside ...

  • ETF Spotlight: A S&P 500 Volatility Hedge ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    ETF Spotlight on the Direxion S&P 500 Volatility Response Shares (NYSEArca: VSPY) , part of an ongoing series. Assets : $36.7 million Objective : The Direxion S&P 500 Volatility Response Shares tries to ...

  • Bargain Hunters Snatch Up High-Yield Bonds, ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    The risk-off-induced selling tripped up junk bonds in the fixed-income space, but now, high-yield debt exchange traded funds are attracting some bottom fishers. Since the early Wednesday low, the iShares ...

  • Volatile Market Sends Investors to Some Familiar ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 8:20 AM EDT

    Predictably, struggling stocks have prompted investors to seek refuge with bonds and fixed income exchange traded funds. Between Sept. 26 and Oct. 8, U.S. bond ETFs added $9.1 billion in new assets, according ...

  • China Internet ETF Proves Durable Amid Market Tumult ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    Since the start of October, the S&P 500 is down 4.1%, but Chinese stocks have quietly impressed. That scenario is not getting much attention, but the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: FXI) has traded ...

  • Goldman Could Make a Move on IndexIQ ETF Trends - Fri, Oct 17, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

    Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), the largest U.S. investment bank, is reportedly in talks to acquire exchange traded funds issuer IndexIQ. Reuters broke the news after the close of U.S. markets Thursday, citing ...

  • A Currency-Hedged ETF to Limit European Forex Risks ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 3:43 PM EDT

    Once European economies turn around, investors could utilize a hedged-equity exchange traded fund to capture a more pure Europe exposure, without having to worry about currency risks. On the recent webcast, ...

  • Inside the Growth of Women In ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 2:44 PM EDT

    BlackRock Managing Director Sue Thompson and ProShares Head of Institutional Investment Strategy Joanne Hill talk with ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago about ...

  • Gold ETFs Safe-Haven Status Threatened by Rising Volatility ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 2:25 PM EDT

    Gold has a reputation of being a safe-haven asset class and that reputation has buttressed in recent days as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) has posted a five-day gain of 1.5% while the S&P 500 has ...

  • Active USD ETF to Hedge Weakening EM Currencies ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 1:53 PM EDT

    While the U.S. dollar is weakening against other developed currencies, the greenback has appreciated against emerging currencies, lifting a recently launched active USD exchange traded fund. The actively ...

  • Bearish ETF Manager Not Covering Netflix Short ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    Shares of Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX) are down 22% Thursday on volume that is already more than quadruple the daily average after the streaming content and entertainment provider said it added 3.02 million ...

  • New iShares ETF Takes Active Management to Commodities ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    Amid a brutal year in the commodities complex, some investors may be looking for some added assistance by way of active management when it comes to hard assets. The iShares Commodities Select Strategy ...

  • Vident Bolsters ETF Lineup With New Bond Fund ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

    Vident Financial, the exchange traded funds issuer behind the rapidly successful Vident International Equity Fund (NasdaqGS: VIDI) , added its third ETF today with the debut of the Vident Core U.S. Bond ...

  • Frigid Winter Warning Signals Could Heat Up Natural Gas ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

    A build up in snow fall across Eurasia could foreshadow another Arctic-infused winter across the U.S., fueling a potential run-up in natural gas prices and related exchange traded funds. While the United ...

  • iShares Enters Beyond BRIC ETF Fray ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    With more investors, including at the institutional level, looking to tap emerging markets growth without the BRIC burden, issuers of exchange traded funds have been responding to that demand with new ...

  • A Netflix Tumble Could Plague These ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    Shares of streaming content and entertainment provider Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX) plunged as much as 26% in Wednesday’s after-hours session after the company reported third-quarter earnings of 96 cents per ...

  • Another Decent Year for New ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Last year, over 150 exchange traded products launched in the U.S. with about 20 being able to get to often highlighted $100 million in assets under management mark. This year’s pace of asset gathering ...

  • Guru ETFs Turn Gimpy as Stocks Slide ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 8:20 AM EDT

    Legendary hedge fund managers and financiers, such as Bill Ackman, David Einhorn and Carl Icahn, are legendary for good reasons. However, that does not make their equity holdings immune to broad market ...

  • This ETF Does PIMCO Proud ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    Although the dust is starting to settle from Bill Gross’ departure from PIMCO, the bond manager he co-founded, there is still ample chatter about outflows from the company’s mutual funds and exchange traded ...

  • EM ETFs Overweight Countries That Are Close To Developed ETF Trends - Thu, Oct 16, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

    Broad emerging market index-based exchange traded funds may be overexposed to developing countries that are arguably more mature and more correlated with developed economies. For instance, the iShares ...

  • ProShares to Reverse Split 10 Inverse, Leveraged ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 5:36 PM EDT

    ProShares, the largest issuer of inverse and leveraged exchange traded funds, announced after the close of U.S. markets Wednesday that it plans to reverse split 10 of its inverse and leveraged products. ...

  • Skittish Investors Turn to Safe-Haven Government Bonds, ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 3:17 PM EDT

    Government bond exchange traded funds jumped Wednesday as benchmark 10-year yields on U.S. Treasuries and municipal debt securities dipped below 2% for the first time in over a year. The iShares 7-10 Year ...

  • Draper, Lydon Discuss ETF Strategies for Rising Rates ETF Trends - Wed, Oct 15, 2014 2:22 PM EDT

    Invesco PowerShares Managing Director Dan Draper discussed exchange traded fund strategies for rising interest rate environments with ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in ...

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