|Bid||50.40 x 27000|
|Ask||50.45 x 1400|
|Day's Range||50.40 - 50.41|
|52 Week Range||50.08 - 50.44|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.00|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.18%|
The Federal Reserve has been putting its more dovish side on display, which pivots from 2018's rate-hiking bonanza. In addition, fixed income investors are facing other challenges like inverted yield curves and signs of slowing global growth. Given these challenges, how do investors approach the bond markets?
Despite a volatile 2018, some ETF providers were well positioned to capitalize on the market turmoil and attract investors away from more established investment strategies in the ETF space.
Fears of a global economic slowdown saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average post five losing sessions in a row during early March, which is a reminder to investors that the volatility that racked the markets in the fourth quarter of 2018 could return at any time. “I don’t think investors are as aware of their home bias within fixed income.
This is the case for all asset classes, whether it's equities or fixed income. One of the challenging aspects advisors face with this more cautious investor is the plethora of options available, especially in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) space. Where are the opportunities in equities and bonds in ETFs given the current market landscape?
With 2018’s year-end sell-offs in U.S. equities, investors are giving value investing a closer look in 2019. While investors are flocking to safe haven assets like bonds, there’s still a need for products that capture the upside potential in U.S. equities. As a result of 2018’s bull market run, the quality factor often goes overlooked compared to growth and value, but with market volatility still a primary consideration and many investors favoring defensive sectors, quality stocks and the related ETFs are worth examining in 2019.
Last year, U.S.-listed exchange traded fund took in $313 billion in new assets, short of 2017's record inflows, but still good for the second-best year on record. While the Federal Reserve boosted interest ...
With Christmas upon us, it's a time to reflect on a year of what was and for the savvy investor, to reassess his or her portfolio to strategize for a prosperous 2019. The growth-fueled investments that were able to feed into a prosperous bull run in 2018 can no longer be repurposed for 2019, particularly after a tornado of volatility the last few months. Here are five exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to look at that can capitalize on burgeoning trends in the investment space as investors turn the page on 2018 and begin the new year. 1.
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged over 600 points on Thursday, it was a bond bonanza in the fixed-income space as fears of a global economic slowdown permeated the capital markets. The shift ...
As chances of a Fed rate hike in December are pretty high and can cause some turmoil in the markets, these ETF areas could provide cushion to investors.
"Advisors are looking for a way to shorten up duration, and so one of the most successful conversations we've had this year is around JPST - our ultra-short duration fixed-income ETF. There's really almost a dual use case: somebody trying to pull in and shorten duration in a portfolio or take that one step out from cash to earn a little bit more than what they had been holding as cash on a portfolio," Jill DelSignore, Executive Director and Head of ETF Distribution at J.P. Morgan, said at the Charles Schwab IMPACT 2018 conference. The JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF (JPST) can help investors shorten their duration exposure and provide an alternative for money market exposure.
In its first issue of "In The Know," J.P. Morgan Asset Management highlighted a bevy of trends apparent in the current ETF landscape, such as the flow of capital, as well as opportunities abound in U.S. equities, international equities and fixed income. As the capital markets move forward and strategies adjust in this extended bull market, financial advisors and investors alike must be stay abreast of these changes to identify profitable opportunities. With the S&P 500 recording the longest ever bull market and the Nasdaq Composite breaking past the 8,000-point level, many market pundits are already predicting that the capital markets are ready to shed its late market cycle skin.
The extended bull market in the economy's current state has many fixed-income prognosticators wondering when strategies need to shift from high-yielding debt issues to capitalize on a rising rate environment into safer fixed-income investments, but in the case of the JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF (JPST), it's a fixed-income ETF that can serve its purpose in any economic environment. A prima facie view of the economy warrants increased spikes in interest rates from the perspective of the Federal Reserve. The retail sales data in conjunction with the low unemployment rate of 4% and an increase of 213,000 jobs published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the Fed that it's difficult to ascertain any notions that a slowdown in the economy is forthcoming.