|Bid||171.38 x 800|
|Ask||178.72 x 800|
|Day's Range||170.53 - 171.54|
|52 Week Range||139.62 - 171.93|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||4.87%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.02|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.03%|
• Low-cost, passively managed index funds with relatively low turnover (hence lower taxes) should be among an investor’s best friends. • Investors should aim for achieving the returns of the entire stock market. • A few low-cost mutual funds can give investors most if not all of what they need.
Looking for a steady income stream to provide stability in your portfolio? Here are five of the best dividend ETFs to invest in this year, ranked by assets.
Despite the sudden outbreak of uncertainties, investors have maintained their preference for equities and stock-related ETFs. According to a Reuters, global funds increased allocations to stocks to a two-year ...
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are growing at an astronomical rate. U.S. assets are closing in on $4.25 trillion. The ETF share of total assets at investment firms has more than doubled to 17% from 8% at the start of the decade, while mutual funds have lost market share. The only problem with this explosive growth? The industry now boasts thousands of funds, making it difficult to determine the very best ETFs.But investors are getting smarter about how they use ETFs in their portfolios. "After a decade of market gains, ETFs now play a unique role for investors as the foundation of a portfolio and also as vehicles that enable investors to be nimble," says Kari Droller, who oversees third-party mutual funds and ETFs at Charles Schwab.We try to be nimble, too. Although a thorough review of the Kiplinger ETF 20 happens only once a year, we watch each fund closely. As you'll see below, we've noted where a couple of funds merit more scrutiny as interest rates stay steady and low. But for now, we're holding fast to our 20.Read on for more analysis of our Kiplinger ETF 20 picks, which allow investors to tackle various strategies at a low cost. SEE ALSO: The 20 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2020
Rick Ferri thinks many advisors are making investing too difficult and expensive. And that's why he sees a simple, low-cost ETF investing portfolio as all you need.
Last year at this time global markets were in free fall, but in late December 2018 they turned around and some indexes have recently hit all-time highs. More than 10 years into a bull market, U.S. stocks remain among the world’s best performers. As of Monday’s, close, the S&P 500 index (SPX) had gained 24.2% in 2019, while the Nasdaq Composite Index (COMP) had soared 28.6%.