ETFs and Mutual Funds

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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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ETF

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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Is Goldman Sachs Now Being Too Bullish on Oil?

If you wonder how and why economists and analysts can make changes so fast on their energy and commodities outlooks, Goldman Sachs might be among the questioning on Monday, May ...
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Warren Buffett

Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
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10 Great Stocks That Warren Buffett Should Have Never Sold

Warren Buffett is considered by many people to be the best investor of the modern era. Getting to be one of the world's richest men on paper may have something ...
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How ETFs and Investors Are Driving Gold Demand Over Central Banks

It is no secret that gold has seen a massive rally in 2016. The World Gold Council showed that the world's gold demand rose a sharp 21% to 1,290 tonnes in ...
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Is an ETF Targeting Millennial Trends Too Late to the Party?

There is a new kid on the block in the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). It has been a common saying for years now that there is an ETF for ...
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