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As we consider the market trends, investors should anticipate what to look out for in 2020 and look for ways to construct a diversified portfolio with low-cost exchange traded fund strategies to gain efficient ...
After a stellar year, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) continued to strengthen in 2020 and is already up 3.1% so far, breaking out with six new all-time highs in the first 12 trading days. Despite the strong gains, many investors still remain bullish on the equity market outlook. According to the survey, 76% of wealthy investors place a high grade on the U.S. economy, and there has been a 16% jump among investors whom expect the market to rise by as much as 5% this quarter.
Dividend yields recently surpassed those of benchmark Treasury notes for the first time since 2016, potentially providing further support for equity markets and dividend-paying stock exchange traded funds in this prolonged low-rate environment. According to Bank of America data, dividend yields for the S&P 500 index at 1.89% surpassed the yield of 10-year Treasuries at 1.5% for the first time in three years, CNBC reports. “Stocks are a ‘no brainer’ vs. bonds,” Bank of America analyst Savita Subramanian said in a note.
As exchange traded fund investors look to the rest of the year ahead, many are considering factor-based or alternative indexing methodologies for smarter investment strategies. In the recent webcast, Q4 ...
With jolts of volatility throughout the first half of the year, investors need to consider smart strategies to adapt to changing conditions in a late business cycle. In the upcoming webcast, Q4 Market ...
Bank of America believes that the S&P 500 will close 2019 unchanged, but see dividend payers as superior to bonds for the short and long terms.
With rates depressed and attractive yields hard to come by in the fixed-income market, investors may want to consider dividend-paying stocks and related ETFs. Goldman Sachs argued that dividend payers ...