|Bid||55.31 x 34100|
|Ask||55.40 x 900|
|Day's Range||55.26 - 55.45|
|52 Week Range||48.99 - 61.66|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||146.43|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.88|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.47%|
While a U.S.-China trade deal looms and various media outlets are reporting that a deal is close, the threat of trade protectionism to global growth remains, according to Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. "There (is) some sort of protectionism" said Kuroda during a CNBC interview on Monday. Amid the trade scuffle between the U.S. and China, discussions between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade have largely been positive.
IMF Getting Nervous On Economy: Don’t Make Any Sudden Movements The IMF is getting quite wary of the prospects for continued economic growth, and has therefore issued a warning against governments around the world not to engage in petty trade wars, and instead recommended that governments take the economic version of the Hippocratic Oath to […]The post Market Morning: IMF Shivers, Google Delivers, Japan Freezes, Boeing Pleases, Sort Of appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Technically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks have spiked to start the second quarter, strengthening an already-bullish bigger-picture backdrop, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
China Makes ‘Unprecedented’ Trade Proposals, Says Reuters According to Reuters, China has suddenly made unprecedented proposals in trade talks. The topics include forced technology transfer and what the Trump Administration calls systematic theft of U.S. intellectual property. China probably doesn’t call it that. “If you looked at the texts a month ago compared to today, […]The post Market Morning: China Makes a Move, May Fails Again, Bond Market Goes Mad, Walgreens Goes to Pot appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Economic Slowdown Deepens, Central Banks Take Charge(Continued from Prior Part)Central banks As we discussed previously, central banks in developed economies like the US (SPY), Europe (VGK) (VEU), and Japan (EWJ) have adopted a dovish approach. While
Trade War: Trump Picks New Targets as China Talks Wrap UpChina talks Recent statements from the Trump administration suggest that the United States (SPY) and China (FXI) might resolve their trade disputes. The two sides have held four rounds of
National Debt Tops $22 Trillion, Rises $1 Trillion In Less Than a Year All is well with America’s finances, say all the politicians who want to spend a lot of money on programs, especially the Green New Deal, which seeks to outlaw air travel, replace it with high speed rails all across the country, subsidize […]The post Market Morning: Debt Tops $22T, Chevron Stays Put, J&J Gets Esketamine Nod, Trump Upset Again appeared first on Market Exclusive.
May Rejects Corbyn Compromise On Brexit As the week begins, a potential Brexit deal breaks down again. Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn had proposed to support British Prime Minister Theresa May’s soft Brexit plan on the condition that it included a customs union with the European Union, which is essentially what the European Union is anyway, […]The post Market Morning: Brexit Compromise Rejected, US Warships Challenge China, Shutdown Redux appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Will Netflix's Success Continue in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Netflix continues to add new subscribers in the United StatesNetflix (NFLX) added 1.5 million paid members in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2018. The company ended the
Will Netflix's Success Continue in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Netflix’s free cash flows continue to be negativeNetflix’s (NFLX) negative trend for its free cash flows continued in the fourth quarter. The company posted free cash flows (or
Some investors gloss over the "exchange-traded" in "exchange-traded fund," failing to understand or appreciate those two words and the implications of investing in a fund that trades like a stock. The exchange-traded nature of these funds is increasingly taken for granted, as many of the largest ETFs trade at tight spreads in very narrow bands around their net asset values through most market conditions. With market volatility back on the rise, now is a good time to brush up on what constitutes good hygiene when transacting ETFs.
In November, Japan's industrial output fell by 1.1% on a month-over-month basis, reversing from the gains in October and putting Japan ETFs in focus.
Developed Asia and some related single-country ETFs, including the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEArca: EWJ), the largest Japan-related ETF on the market, are currently offering compelling discounts relative ...
Liquidity in Bond Markets Crimped As Treasury Auctions Crowd Out Corporates Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s impromptu calls to bank CEOs on Christmas Eve aiming to assuage investors by inadvertently causing panic, may have missed the mark. The real liquidity crunch appears to be not in banks, but in the corporate bond market, funding for which […] The post Market Morning: Corporate Bond Stress, Gold Swoons, Goldman Balks, Trump Says Buy appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Ericsson (ERIC) claims that the global 5G market is experiencing strong momentum. According to Ericsson’s Mobility Report, “In the United States, one of the major communications service providers launched a 5G home internet service at the beginning of October, and all four of the country’s major service providers have publicly announced that they will begin providing 5G services between late 2018 and mid-2019.”
Japanese equities and country-specific exchange traded funds could provide a stable footing in the global market. “In Japan, a weaker yen, solid corporate fundamentals, bargain valuations, a stable political ...
The Japanese economy is showing signs of a pick up after upbeat retails sales data for the month of October, putting related ETFs in focus.