127.62 +0.60 (0.47%)
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|Day's Range||125.81 - 128.35|
|52 Week Range||103.69 - 147.73|
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|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.10|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.53%|
The arrival of October marks the start of the fourth and final quarter of 2018, meaning third-quarter earnings season is about to kick-off in meaningful fashion.
An ETF can have a great year. But the true test is if it can perform well enough to produce solid gains over the long haul. So which are the best ETFs?
Is it true that the S&P 500 is flirting with failing to hold above the January highs? Yes. Is the Dow Jones Composite Average, which combines the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Dow Jones Transportation Average and Dow Jones Utility Average, running into the same dilemma? Yes.
Despite the slide, the technology sector is still the best performing sector of this year and is enjoying the longest bull run. As a result, investors could do some bargain hunting in the basket form via ETFs.
Wednesday's trading session saw a post-Labor Day Weekend sale in the technology sector, causing the Nasdaq to lose 1.19% and tech ETFs to plummet. Leading the pack of market decliners in the Nasdaq was JD.com Inc--down 10.6%, Workday Inc--down 9.2% and Netflix Inc--down 6.2%. The three largest tech ETFs in terms of total assets declined--the Vanguard Information Technology ETF Technology Equities (VGT) fell 1.29%, the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund Technology Equities (XLK) was down 1.58% and the First Trust Dow Jones Internet ETF (FDN) lost 2.72% at the close of the market.
Many tech stock ETFs have recovered from a late July slide and are now trading at or near all-time highs. Here are two in buy range.
The bull market continued its upward trajectory as the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 reached record highs, lifted by the strength in the technology sector. Tech heavyweights like Amazon and Paypal led the charge that saw the Nasdaq gain 1%. Tech ETFs rallied off the boost in the indexes with the Vanguard Information Technology ETF Technology Equities (VGT) gaining 0.93%, the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund Technology Equities (XLK) was up 1% and the First Trust Dow Jones Internet ETF (FDN) was up 0.83% just before the close of the market.
It is hard to ignore an obvious theme among emerging markets stocks this year. Weakness is Chinese equities is dragging on major developing world benchmarks, such as the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Last year, the KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF ( KWEB), widely viewed as the benchmark exchange-traded fund (ETF) focusing on Chinese internet stocks, returned a staggering 69.70% while the domestically focused First Trust Dow Jones Internet ETF ( FDN) returned a paltry-by-comparison 37.60%.
A Systematic Approach to Measuring Peak Investor Interest August 2018. Reading Time: 10 Minutes. Author: Nicolas Rabener. This research note was originally published by the CFA Institute’s Enterprising Investor blog. Here is the link . SUMMARY Equity ...
Shares of automotive companies climbed last Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump eased the car tariff threat following a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
It's difficult for investors to pick one technology to target long-term, according to "Shark Tank" judge and O'Shares ETFs Founder Kevin O'Leary. Investors looking for exposure to the broader technology index are often faced with an unfavorable situation in which an ETF holds lesser-valued hardware names and overall slower growth companies, O'Leary said during a guest spot on CNBC's "Fast Money" Tuesday.
American investor and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management Howard Marks cited the flow of money stemming from exchange-traded funds into FANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) as the reason for their soaring prices. "Nothing works forever.
Last Friday, the Nasdaq Composite shed 1.46% and continued its slide on Monday morning with the index down over 80 points as of 11:10 a.m. ET. Likewise, technology ETFs responded to the index–Invesco QQQ ...
The Nasdaq Composite shed 1.46% by the end of Friday's trading session with stocks like Intel Corp, Western Digital Corp and Electronic Arts helping to drag the index down collectively. The losses took a toll on technology ETFs like Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) --down 1.35%, Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) --down 1.71%, Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) --down 1.95%, First Trust Dow Jones Internet ETF (FDN) --down 3.06%, and iShares US Technology ETF (IYW) --down 2.02%.
After the closing bell on Wednesday, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) disappointed investors with second-quarter 2018 results. The social media giant missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first time in nine quarters on earnings and in 13 quarters on revenues.Source: SilverIsdead Via Flickr
First Trust Advisors L.P. (“First Trust”), a global ETF provider and asset manager, announced that Chilean pension funds investment risk rating commission, La Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), has approved an additional First Trust exchange-traded fund (ETF) for sale to Chilean pension funds, known as la Asociación de Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones (AFPs). According to Chile’s pension plan investment guidelines, before an ETF can be purchased in a pension fund, it must be approved by the CCR.
The week starting Monday, July 23 brings a slew of earnings reports from members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500. Among the marquee names reporting for the week are Google parent Alphabet ...
Portfolio and risk management is undergoing a revolution. The technology landscape is changing and the analytics arms race is heating up, but what trends are worth paying attention to? Axioma recently co-hosted a webinar with Aite Group, where Fabien ...
President Trump’s administration passed a tax plan in December that was enacted in January and revolved mainly around corporate tax cuts and personal tax rate adjustment. The plan cuts the corporate rate from 35% to 21%.Source: Investment Zen via Flickr (Modified)
Technology ETF investors will have to tune on Monday as Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX) is set to reveal second quarter earnings. Investors with exposure to technology ETFs like AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ...
White House called the first major refurbishment of the tax code since 1986 a "celebration" for American workers. These sector ETFs benefited from the tax overhaul.
Netflix’s year-to-date performance is the stuff dreams are made of–after starting off the year at just over $200 a share, it reached a high of over $400 in June to more than double its share price. If ...