ETFs and Mutual Funds

Major Changes Seen in Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett Stock Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its major list of public equity holdings as of June 30, 2018. This is the largest conglomerate in America, and founder Warren Buffett ...
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Will Zero-Fee ETFs and Mutual Funds Destroy the Profitability of Investment Managers?

When investors place money with mutual fund managers or invest in exchange traded funds and equities, they automatically assume that they will have to pay fees. These may be one-time ...
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Capital Flows Headed in Wrong Direction for Gold ETFs

Holdings in global gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs) and similar products dropped by 39 metric tons (tonnes) in assets under management (AUM) in July, according to the latest data from ...
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Gold and Precious Metals Moving Toward Lows of the Year

Gold has had a rough 2018. Despite some of the international trade worries and international suspense, the reality is that most investors are just not looking for the "ultimate safety ...
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Large-Cap Core Fund Managers Aggressively Buying Sector Leaders

To say that hedge fund and mutual fund managers tend to follow the herd is an incredible understatement and always has been. While publicly they sometimes seem reluctant to discuss ...
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5 Large Cap Growth Stocks Top Fund Managers Own and Love

To say that hedge fund and mutual fund managers tend to follow the herd is an incredible understatement, and always has been. While publicly they sometimes seem reluctant to discuss ...
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More Proof That Gold Will Absorb Equity Dollars During Stock Market Uncertainty

It is no secret that investors were looking for some sort of safety in March. After all, there were growing fears of a trade war, ongoing issues in Korea, increased ...
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More Outflows From Equity Funds Than the Market Can Handle

There is an age-old saying in investing in the stock market that earnings drive stock prices. That may be true on the fundamental side of investing theory, but certain mechanics ...
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Why BlackRock Is Calling For the Rise of the ETF

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a growing trend over the course of the bull market. While many equities posted incredible gains during this time, ETFs were very powerful as ...
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Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Reveal Top Stocks for 2018

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of December 31, 2017. As Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and as he is one of the ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) will give its workers raises and more benefits. According to The Wall Street Journal: CVS Health Corp. said it will use some of the extra ...
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Select Semiconductor Stocks Recovering Handily After the Sell-Off

24/7 Wall St. has tracked the selling and buying of many stocks and sectors during the recent market panic. Much of the trading action can be tied to volatility issues, ...
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Stock Markets and Volatility: When the Tail Wags the Dog — and Yes, It Did

Explaining volatility in the stock market is no simple process. To much of the investing public, stock market volatility just sounds like price gyrations. To professional investment managers, volatility is ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Pressure from investors may trigger the sale of Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX). According to The Wall Street Journal: Xerox Corp.’s first- and third-biggest investors, billionaires Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill to keep the government from shut down, but it hit hurdles in the Senate. According to Reuters: Legislation to stave ...
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