ETFs and Mutual Funds

Why India May Be the Best Place for Investors in 2018 and Beyond

It is no secret that major U.S. stock market indexes have hit new highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up over 20% so far in 2017, and the S&P 500 ...
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Meet the Newest 2 ETFs to Play Holiday Shopping

Thanksgiving is upon us this coming week. And just in time for Black Friday, ProShares is dropping two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) that investors can use to play Black ...
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Global Gold Demand Now Looks Weaker Than Gold Supply

If you see gold prices up close to $1,300 per ounce, it's probably a good bet that demand for the shiny yellow metal has been strong. And the price of ...
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10 Serious Risks and Opportunities for Investors Under Tax Reform and Tax Cuts

When it comes to a dysfunctional political climate in Washington, D.C., every day people like you and me are thrown into the push-pull antics. We may all feel different about ...
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UBS Signals Stronger European Corporate Profits Than US in 2017

It is no secret that there is a raging bull market right now, and 2017 has only been an accelerated year within that long-term recovery after the Great Recession. Pro-business ...
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10 Speculative Analyst Stocks With Huge Potential Upside

The Dow blew through 23,000 for the first time during the week of October 20, 2017, and it was coincidentally 30 years to the day after the 1987 stock market ...
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Meet the New ETF Using Artificial Intelligence to Pick Stocks to Buy

You have probably heard that there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every kind of investing theme or trend. Some themes are very short-lived and fads, ...
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Gold ETFs See Net Inflow of Investment During August

Global gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) saw a net inflow of 1.6% of assets under management in the month of August, led by a 2.6% increase in North America-based ETFs. ...
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Was the Greece Credit Rating Upgrade Ignored?

It was not that long ago that credit ratings agencies ruled the roost for troubled countries in the lands of the PIIGS. Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain were all ...
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Triple Leverage ETFs Heading Into Emerging Market Bonds

The world of the triple-leveraged exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been deeply controversial. After all, they often have big tracking errors and they can face decay through time. Direxion has ...
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Housing Companies Stand Strong Despite Big Construction Spending Disappointment

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that construction spending was down 1.3% in June from May, and May's report was revised to a gain of 0.3% from a flat 0.0% ...
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Meet the Newest Sports ETF

Sports fans rejoice. There is now an exchange traded fund (ETF) that caters to this group. SportsETFs has just launched its first ETF, the ProSports Sponsors ETF (NYSEMKT: FANZ). The ...
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Will the 2017 Lunch With Warren Buffett Auction Live Up to Expectations?

Investors and everyday workers alike love to read about or see televised interviews about Warren Buffett. Having been the world's wealthiest man and being considered by some as the greatest ...
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Are Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Holdings Overvalued?

If the markets had to identify the current greatest investors of modern times, Warren Buffett would almost certainly be at the top of the list. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Holdings Keep Changing

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2016. This is perhaps the largest company of them all among those watched on Wall Street. ...
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