ETFs and Mutual Funds

Climate Change and ESG Investing Lands Perhaps the Biggest Financial Backer to Date

Two investing themes have become much more dominant of late. One concerns climate change, and the other has a partial overlap as it covers the ESG theme of environmental, social ...
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How ETFs That Followed Hedge Fund Strategies Performed in 2019

The S&P 500 index returned 28.9% in 2019, nearly four times the return on a global hedge fund index. Yet some investors can't seem to kick the hedge-fund habit. Go ...
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2020 Bull/Bear Outlook Sees the Dow Rising to 30,650 Before Year-End

Now that 2019 has turned into 2020, it's important to reflect on the great stock market gains of 2019. It is even more important to try to figure out where ...
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Minimizing IPO Investing Risks in 2020: The ETFs to Own

After a solid year for the markets, there are many companies that plan to conduct initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2020. Some companies already have formally filed their S-1 and ...
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The Top Biotech ETFs to Watch in 2020

Companies in the biotech industry face an incredible amount of risk while getting their drugs to market. A study coming back negative or a candidate not being approved could crush ...
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Making Social Media Investing Easier: ETFs to Buy in 2020

Social media is a powerful force in society today as it allows users to amplify their voices and interact with the world. Some great causes and undertakings have been supported ...
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Why 2020 and Future Years May Be Challenging for Asset Managers

When the stock market rises, most investors just assume that the value of financial stocks should rise along with it. After all, if the underlying value of assets under management ...
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Will 2020 Be Another Breakout Year for Semiconductors? These Are The ETFs to Own

Many see semiconductor trends as leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks may be leading indicators for the economy and markets ...
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Is This a Buying Opportunity for Cannabis ETFs Going Into 2020?

With evolving societal and regulatory landscapes, the upside potential of cannabis as a new investment strategy has emerged to complement the historically resilient characteristics of alcohol and tobacco. Cannabis stocks ...
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The Top Healthy Living ETFs of 2019

Eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and abstaining from bad habits like smoking — while by no means a guarantee — greatly increase one’s odds of living a ...
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Meet the Biggest and Best Blockchain ETFs of 2019

Blockchain has been one of the biggest investing buzzwords in the past two years. Companies have been aggressively innovating with this platform, looking for new applications and the next big ...
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Investors Get 2 New ESG ETFs for 2020

The theme of environmental, social and governance (ESG) is a one that likely will not go away anytime soon. Some investors may jokingly refer to it as "do-gooder" investing, but ...
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The Coming $50 Trillion Rotation Into ETFs Will Permanently Change Financial Services and the Markets

The end of 2019 was full of major news. Beyond the impeachment, there is a phase-one agreement to a trade deal between the United States and China, and Boris Johnson ...
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Canaccord Genuity Joins Most Bullish S&P 500 Forecasts for 2020

At the end of each year, it is quite common, and expected, that each major firm will issue their forecasts for the economy, interest rates and the stock market in ...
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Can the Gold Market Stand Up Against Large Sellers?

Gold has enjoyed a wild ride so far in 2019, closing out 2018 at just under $1,300 per ounce and reaching a high of just over $1,550 per ounce at ...
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