|Bid||46.12 x 46000|
|Ask||46.13 x 36100|
|Day's Range||46.01 - 46.26|
|52 Week Range||38.72 - 46.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||2.86%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.18|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.68%|
With the U.S. and China having a “phase one” trade deal in place, emerging markets (EM) equities have been feeding off the anticipation since last year’s late rally. The deal is essentially the train engine pulling developed market freight cars along while the EM space, the caboose, happily trails behind—last in line, but still moving forward. In the early goings of 2020, the EM space has been a stellar performer as evidenced by the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) , which is up 19% within the past year and 2% year-to-date based on Yahoo Finance performance figures.
Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks continue to take flight, tagging record highs as the early-January volatility spike fades, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
The fourth-quarter earnings season is set to kickstart next week, with the financial sector among the early reporters. As the economy and markets turn volatile amid mounting geopolitical tensions, here's ...
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders may have a real chance at becoming the next president of the United States, and DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach said Tuesday that Sanders poses the single biggest risk to U.S. financial markets in 2020. In an investor webcast this week, the billionaire investor said Sanders is a stronger candidate for the Democratic nomination and a larger threat to Wall Street than investors seem to realize. The Democratic candidate has also proposed a financial transaction tax that would tax all stock trades at 0.5%, all bond trades at 0.1% and all derivative trades at 0.005%.
The “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal is certainly causing traders to amp up the risk as they lock and load on the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) , according to a Markets Insider report. EEM seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The index is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets, and will include large- and mid-capitalization companies that may change over time.
Investors looking to score with unloved and overlooked assets have plenty of choices, from the oil patch to property, to companies in the developing world.
Expect the president to ride an economic tailwind to victory, with the S&P topping 3400 by Election Day, writes Ivan Martchev.
Though international markets trailed the U.S. market in 2019, there are hidden gems that crushed the S&P 500 this year on stock-specific strength.
Investors’ bullishness and strong consumer confidence keep pushing up stock prices, despite valuations at nose-bleed levels. A yellow light flashes.
As a result of Fed policies, investors turned to bonds for capital gains and stocks for income. Comparing the two financial crises of the past century.
Chinese internet stocks shrugged off the trade war while Russia’s market was aided by a surge in oil prices. Markets in India and South Africa disappointed.
Back in late October, we talked about some interesting inflection points for the U.S. Dollar Index (USD) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM). While that call was early, we are starting to see some of the fruits of our labor. The greenback and emerging markets are joined at the hip in an inverse way, so an analysis of one is not complete without an analysis of the other. Since early 2018, USD has been in an uptrend, while EEM has been in a downtrend. The slope of the USD’s rising channel since August ‘18 has been shallow and is just breaking this uptrend near $97. At the same time, EEM has broken its downtrend since April and is making minor new recovery highs above that April peak. Simply, the USD is breaking down while EEM is breaking its eight-month downtrend. EEM completed an inverse head-and-shoulders and could see a measured move back toward its early ‘18 all-time-high of $49.53. Since May, EEM has stabilized versus the S&P 500, and is outperforming the index since late November. Because of the massive move EEM had coming out of the financial crisis, when the ETF almost tripled, performance since October 2010 has lagged the “500.”
A phase-one trade deal should send markets even higher. Here are the sectors that would benefit most.
Ben Mandel, Global Strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management joins On The Move to discuss what to expect from the markets in 2020.
Stuart Kaiser, Head of Equity Derivatives Research at UBS, joins On The Move to discuss the best ways to invest in international markets.
Going into 2020 the fear of recession appears to be diminishing even with turbulent domestic and international markets. Brent Schutte from Northwestern Mutual joins The Final Round to discuss his insights into why investors should not worry about a recession in 2020.
Geopolitical concerns are rattling investors, as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating. Jeff Yastine, Senior Equities Analyst at Banyan Hill Publishing, discusses his expectations with Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith on The Ticker.