ETFs and Mutual Funds

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Turkey: When a Coup Doesn’t Destroy a Market

When told of a failed coup and a round of thousands of arrests of military, government and civilian people, most investors might just assume that the local stock market would be crushed. ...
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New Stock Market Highs Fighting Many More Outside Pressures Than Usual: Time to Panic?

Investors often wonder what to think when the stock market hits new all-time highs. Do they sell or do they chase the market higher? The bull market of the past ...
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Gold ETFs Now Outweigh Almost Every Central Bank in Gold Holdings — More Than China!

Is there really gold in them thar hills? If those hills are exchange traded funds (ETFs), then the answer is a resounding yes. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked the gold ...
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The 5 Best Performing Warren Buffett Stocks of 2016 — With IBM and Wal-Mart?

Warren Buffett is currently among the world's most closely followed investment gurus. As he was the world's richest man on paper, it seems pretty certain he must know a few things ...
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Warren Buffett’s Worst Performing Stocks of 2016

Warren Buffett is generally considered to be the best investor of modern times. After all, becoming the world’s richest man on paper lends itself to credibility and it probably means ...
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Euro and PIIGS ETFs Crushed on Brexit Outcome, Down 10 Percent Or More

With the Brexit Vote only adding that much more uncertainty, the reality is setting in that this could spell long-term trouble for the European Union. Britain never did share its ...
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Janus Debuts 2 New Health-Related ETFs

Janus Capital launched a couple new exchange traded funds (ETFs) in Thursday’s trading session that address investors' desire to invest in health-related stocks. Now these are not the health care ...
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Introducing the Obesity ETF: Fighting Obesity, Dominated by Novo Nordisk and Fresenius

Perhaps you have heard that there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) for just about any sector and just about any theme. Now you can add the war against obesity ...
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Meet the Organics ETF — or Should It Be Called the Whole Foods ETF?

You have probably heard over the years that there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sector and theme you can imagine. Now you can add ...
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4 Likely Semiconductor Merger and Acquisition Targets

It is no secret that the semiconductor industry is in a serious consolidation wave. In 2015 and into 2016, the number of mergers has been difficult to count. The tally ...
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7 ETFs and Closed-End Funds Yielding Over 10%

Most traditional investors love dividends. After all, over half of all total returns through time have been traced back to dividends. Some investors will go to any length possible to ...
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4 Stocks That Hedge Fund Managers Love and Own the Most Of

Despite struggling mightily over the past couple of years, hedge funds still have a ton of assets under management, an estimated $3 trillion at the end of the first quarter. ...
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IMF Calls for More Greek Debt Restructuring

Greece is back in the news. The good news about Greece is that they are not back in the news on the verge of an impending default, nor is Greece ...
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Stock Buybacks Appear to Be Falling out of Favor in 2016

When it comes to companies returning capital to their shareholders, the two general methods have been via dividends and stock buybacks. Dividends are a signal that income should remain healthy. ...
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11 Crucial Things to Consider About Warren Buffett’s New Apple Stake

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) was back in the news on Monday, but with a bright side for a change. Apple's stock trajectory and news flow have been less than positive ...
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