ETFs and Mutual Funds - Page 2

Why Utilities ETFs Are So Appealing

For investors who want to get a good night's sleep, utilities have long been offered shelter from the storm. Virtually every person and company in the United States uses electricity ...
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Why a Small Drop in Gold Prices Actually Looks Impressive in ETFs and Investments in 2019

It may seem hard for the gold bugs to celebrate that gold was last seen down about 3% in dollar terms so far in 2019, but against the backdrop of ...
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Why Investors Have a Hard Time Investing in Social Media and Media Funds

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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ITB and XHB: 2 Top Homebuilder ETFs Different as Night and Day

The market for U.S. homes is driven by three principal engines: mortgage loan interest rates, home prices and available inventory. At the end of March 2019, all three were doing ...
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Top Biotech Stocks and ETFs: A Sector in Trouble or a Huge Bargain

When the stock market is hitting record highs, it's important to remember that it's really a market of stocks rather than a stock market. Not all companies are created equal. ...
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The Top 6 ETFs for Robotics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence Have Vast Style Differences

The world is rapidly changing. It wasn't that long ago that mobile communications, nanotech, rare earth minerals, large-scale video games and social media were the hottest trends. That was then. ...
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With Micron and Qualcomm in the Bag, Semiconductor ETFs and Stocks Brace Hard for Earnings Season

With earnings season now underway, investors need to weigh how they want their assets and portfolio positioned for the rest of 2019. The S&P 500 was last seen up 16% ...
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3 Key Transportation Stocks Surging on Earnings

The stock market has been running strong in 2019, with the S&P 500 up 16% year to date. One issue that investors should keep in mind is how the transportation ...
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Get Ready for a New Cannabis and Marijuana Targeted ETF

The quest for investing into the trend of legalized marijuana is about to get another player. AdvisorShares is launching an exchange-traded fund called the AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF. The launch ...
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BlackRock Dominates ETFs as Management Fees and Expense Ratios See Ongoing Pressure

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) saw its shares rally after reporting first-quarter earnings for 2019. While the underlying earnings report matters for BlackRock shareholders, there is a broader issue to consider ...
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How Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Complicate Top Financial ETFs

At the start of every earnings season, the investing community gets to see how the strength of the banking industry has been since the prior reports. This is where the ...
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12 Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy, or He Would Approve for You to Buy

It's another day that the markets are open, so it is widely assumed that Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) are out looking for deals to make. ...
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Institutional Interest Keeping Energy Stocks and ETFs Higher as Oil Challenges $60

Just when it looked as if crude oil prices were going to pull back, suddenly a one-day surge higher of 2.4% ($1.40) has taken oil back above $60 per barrel. ...
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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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Meet the BlackRock Multifactor Rotation ETF: Actively Managed Hedge Fund(esque)

  The king of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) world is BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) with its ownership of the $1.5 trillion or so iShares ETF family. BlackRock has been ...
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