|Bid||64.36 x 2900|
|Ask||0.00 x 1200|
|Day's Range||66.28 - 66.56|
|52 Week Range||54.49 - 67.70|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.86|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.58%|
BAML Survey: Downside Expected, but Not a Trade-Talk Breakdown(Continued from Prior Part)Most crowded trade: US techAccording to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, US tech was the most crowded trade, displacing short European
Gold: Analysts Are Bullish despite Weak Performance in 2019(Continued from Prior Part)Bank of America Bank of America Merrill Lynch is overweight on precious metals in 2019. One of the key arguments that Bank of America has, which supports its
BAML Survey: How Are Global Fund Managers Positioned?(Continued from Prior Part)Most crowded tradeAccording to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, shorting European equities (HEDJ) has been the most crowded trade for two months in a
BAML Survey: How Are Global Fund Managers Positioned?BAML survey’s key findings BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) conducted a survey that polled 187 global investors with $547 billion in total assets under management between April 5 and April
Strong Economy and a Rate Cut: Can Trump Have It Both Ways?(Continued from Prior Part)Trump believes the economy is doing “unbelievably well” Today, President Donald Trump told reporters, “Our country’s doing unbelievably well
Wall Street Is on High Alert ahead of US Jobs Report Release(Continued from Prior Part)Unemployment rate and wage growthIn February’s job report, while job additions came in substantially weaker than the economists’ expectations of 180,000 at
Inversion of Yield Curve: Analysts Are Split on Recession SignalsInversion of the Treasury yield curve After the yield curve inverted on March 22, market concerns about the global slowdown and a potential recession have multiplied. On March 22, the
Markets Looking at US-China Trade Talks amid Slowdown Concerns(Continued from Prior Part)US-China trade talksToday, another round of trade talks started in Beijing. Markets are hoping for a quick resolution to the remaining trade differences, but
Wall Street Is Loving these Five Gold Stocks LatelyGold’s soft startGold prices (GLD) started 2019 on a relatively soft note. After a dismal fourth quarter, the stock markets have recovered remarkably in 2019. Two major causes were responsible
Could Gold Prices Rise as Market Concerns Increase?Gold prices gain due to weak Eurozone data On March 22, gold prices (NUGT) have been gaining due to safe-haven bids led by weaker-than-expected economic data from the Eurozone (HEDJ). The data
What Fund Managers’ Allocations Say about the Market's Outlook(Continued from Prior Part)Most crowded trade As with the biggest tail risk, the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Survey resulted in a new “most crowded trade” response as well.
Why Jeffrey Gundlach Thinks We're Still in a Bear Market(Continued from Prior Part)A shift in narrative In the first quarter of 2018, there was a narrative of synchronized global expansion. In January, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) raised
The WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ) is an exchange-traded fund that provides investors with exposure to the European equity market while also hedging against possible fluctuations between the dollar and the euro, suggests fund expert Jim Woods, editor of The Deep Woods.
Markets Tank as Weak Jobs Report Exacerbates Slowdown ConcernsJob additions were way below expectations The US (IVV) jobs report for February was released today. The job additions in the US came to just 20,000 in February, which was much weaker
Why Ray Dalio Is Less Worried about a US Recession NowRecession fears One of the key market questions on investors’ and market participants’ minds is if we will enter a recession in 2019 or 2020. As the US equity markets (IVV) joined the global
Buffett versus Dalio on Gold: Whose Advice Should You Take?(Continued from Prior Part)Highest central bank buying in 50 years According to the gold demand trend for Q4 2018 released by the World Gold Council, central banks are on the biggest gold
Do These Factors Point to a Strong Start for Gold in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Highest central bank buying in 50 yearsAccording to the gold demand trend released by the World Gold Council on January 31, annual gold demand increased by 4% in
Ray Dalio Thinks a Recession Is Coming(Continued from Prior Part)What scares Ray Dalio the most?As reported by CNBC, during a panel discussion in Davos, Switzerland, Ray Dalio said, “What scares me the most longer term is that we have limitations
The market is expecting to pare its anticipated rate hike outlook for 2019 from the current three to two or even one. While the US labor market is firm, the inflation pressures have yet to show up, which is causing investors to anticipate an easier policy path going forward.
Could Market Risks Bring Investors Back to Gold in 2019? The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union (HEDJ) in March. A Withdrawal Agreement has yet to be approved by both the UK and European parliaments if the UK is to leave in a planned and orderly way. The Withdrawal Agreement, which UK Prime Minister Theresa May put together with the other 27 European countries, outlines the details of how the United Kingdom should leave the European Union.
European equities have been drubbed alongside other developed markets this year and that includes the region's small-cap names. For instance, the WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE) entered Wednesday with a year-to-date loss of more than 21%. While Europe-related exchange traded funds are struggling this year, compelling valuations throughout the region and robust dividend profiles could make ETFs like DFE credible options for investors seeking some international portfolio diversification in 2019.
Could Gold Be the Best Bet amid Increased Economic Uncertainty? According to the World Gold Council (or WGC), central banks’ gold (SGOL) buying has hit the highest level in almost three years for the quarter ended September 2018. Central banks have been net buyers of gold since the beginning of the financial crisis of 2008.
Central banks have been net buyers of gold (SGOL) since the beginning of the financial crisis of 2008. According to Atsuko Whitehouse at BullionVault, “Central banks are buying gold for their reserves at the fastest pace in 6 years.” Macquarie reports that a total of 264 tons have been added to the official-sector gold holdings in the first nine months of the year. As usual, the central banks of Russia (RSX), Turkey, and Kazakhstan were leading the pack.
The US-China (YINN) trade war has been going on for months. After the second round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese (MCHI) goods came into effect, the markets started to take the trade war seriously. Since the first level effects of the trade war are clear now, investors have started thinking about the trade war’s ripple effect.