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Big Investing Opportunities in 5G, Cloud Computing and E-Commerce

With the evolution of 5G, cloud computing and e-commerce growing rapidly, trillions of dollars will be spent in the next few years to facilitate the massive build out of infrastructure and technology to support these disruptive industries. On the recent webcast, 5G, Cloud Computing and E-commerce: How to Capture the Growth in ETF Strategies, Sean [...]

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Gold Gets The Thumbs Up From Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio, the founder and CEO of Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund company by assets under management, sees gold as a key asset as central banks get more hawkish with policies that devalue currencies and are likely to cause a “paradigm shift” in investing. The Bridgewater CEO believes that investors have been driven into stocks [...]

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July 2019 Equities Outlook in 5 Charts

By Sage Advisory 1. Manufacturing activity, which is a leading indicator for economic growth, has slowed down in nearly every major economy, especially Europe and Japan. The U.S. remains relatively healthy, but how much will the slowdown overseas seep into the U.S. economy? Source: Bloomberg 2. Slowing U.S. data and risks abroad, particularly trade, give the [...]

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Chinese Demand For Real Estate Sours

After strong prior interest in U.S. home purchases, foreign demand for U.S. residences dropped dramatically due to challenging conditions in the U.S. housing market  as well as tighter currency controls by the Chinese government. The price of homes purchased by foreign buyers from April 2018 through March 2019 plummeted 36% from the previous year, due [...]

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Get Prepared For Aerospace and Defense Earnings

This week, investors are primarily focusing on second-quarter earnings reports from the financial services sector, but some other sectors soon will step into the earnings confessional, including aerospace and defense. That group has a few reports this week followed by a deluge of earnings updates from marquee members next, potentially bringing the iShares U.S. Aerospace [...]

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ETF Investors Embrace ESG 'Lifestyle'

Flows data suggests socially responsible investors want to build asset allocations, not capture hot trends.

 

High Quality, Low Vol ETFs Debut

Newest smart beta ETFs mix two big factors in search of a smoother ride.

 

ETF League Table As Of July 16, 2019

iShares had the largest inflows of all ETF issuers on Tuesday, July 16.

 

Inflows Of $280M For 'MBB'

The MBS ETF was No. 3 on the daily inflows list for Tuesday, July 16.

 

Most Interesting ETF Launches This Year

ETF.com’s Sumit Roy discusses which of the 100+ new funds of 2019 look the most interesting to him.

 

Buy on the Dip Prospects: July 17 Edition

Below is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities.

The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that its 50-day moving average is above its 200-day moving average, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively.

Second, each of these ETFs is also trading below its five-day moving average, thereby offering a near-term ‘buy on the dip’ opportunity, given the longer-term uptrend at hand. Note that this prospects list also features a liquidity screen by excluding ETFs with average trading volumes below the one million shares mark. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

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Facebook’s Libra: Stablecoins Burst on the Scene

By Jan van Eck, VanEck CEO, Gabor Gurbacs, VanEck Director, Digital Assets Strategy

In recent remarks at the Financial Stability Report press conference, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, said: “It’s way too expensive to do domestic payments. It’s way too slow, and that hurts consumers and businesses. It stifles innovation, and it’s far too expensive to send money cross-border, and there are huge financial inclusion issues related to that and costs related to that. So, while we are trying to address all these issues, we have to absolutely acknowledge the problem that they’re [Facebook] trying to solve. And if it’s not this, we’d better have some answers for what else it is.”

The answer may be in stablecoin. Until this year, and maybe even today, the average investor has never heard of a stablecoin. With Facebook’s Libra announcement and the controversy it has created, we feel that it is high time to explain what a stablecoin is, where it came from, and how it may disrupt the payments system.

 

A Smart Idea for Smart Beta Emerging Markets Exposure

While the universe of smart beta exchange traded funds continues growing, emerging markets stocks are not as represented in this space as are developed markets equivalents.

 

Value Outperformed Growth for the First Time in 7 Months

Value was able to outdo growth during the month of June, which was the first time the factor was able to do so in seven months. Can value keep up its lead on growth as fears of a global economic slowdown could spur investors into more of a risk-off sentiment?

 

Chinese Data Weighs on Oil ETFs

There were some encouraging economic data points and some disappointments out of China Monday, but oil exchange traded funds barely responded with the United States Oil Fund (USO A), which tracks West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, and the United States Brent Oil Fund (BNO B+), which tracks Brent crude oil futures, trading slightly lower early in the session.

 

Warren Buffett's Letter: Big Stock Losses, the U.S. Budget Deficit and Jokes

 

February 23, 2019--The stock market rout that occurred at the end of last year hurt Berkshire Hathaway's 2018 profits, at least on paper.
The conglomerate controlled by Warren E. Buffett suffered losses of $25.4 billion in the fourth quarter, according to Berkshire's annual report that was released on Saturday.

 

Invesco shuts down 19 ETFs

 

February 22, 2019--Invesco has spent years expanding its product range through acquisitions, including takeovers of Guggenheim and OppenheimerFunds, but this week dropped 19 exchange-traded funds from its product list.

 

iShares U.S. ETF Trust files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares U.S. ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 

iShares files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares, Inc. has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 

iShares Trust files with the SEC

 

February 22, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 
 
 

July 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for July 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs…

 

June 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition.

 

These 3 China ETFs are Oversold and Undervalued

 

In little over a week since President Trump’s tweet announcing tariffs on many Chinese goods would rise from 10% to 25%, the 28 Chinese equity funds in our database have lost an average of 10.4%, which is more than double the drop in the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) since then. Many of the Chinese ETFs…

 

May 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for May 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs with…

 

April 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for April 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs with…

 
 
 

US financial advisers poised to allocate assets to active non-transparent ETFs, says Broadridge survey

 

A vast majority of financial advisers find the concept of actively managed, non-transparent exchange traded funds (ETFs) appealing, according to new data released today by Broadridge Financial Solutions. 

 

FlexShares launches Quality Low Volatility suite of ETFs

 

Northern Trust’s FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds has launched a Quality Low Volatility suite of three funds, the FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLV); Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLVD); and Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (NYSE: QLVE).

 

Global ETPs gathered USD113.9bn in the second quarter fuelled by fixed income

 

Global ETPs collected USD113.9 billion in the second quarter bringing year-to-date flows to USD218.6 billion, according to the latest BlackRock Global ETP Landscape report.

 

BetaShares launches Australia’s first UK ETF

 

BetaShares has launched the first UK-focused ETF on the ASX – the BetaShares FTSE 100 ETF (F100), which aims to track the leading UK sharemarket benchmark, the FTSE 100 Index, and provides access to a portfolio of the 100 largest companies by market capitalisation listed on the London Stock Exchange.

 

Solactive launches Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series

 

Timmo Pfeiffer, Solactive

Solactive has launched the Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series, a range of indices tracking various regional segments of the global stock market including only companies fulfilling ambitious absolute ESG performance requirements. 

 
 
 

Can Gold Replace The USD As Reserve Currency?

 

One of the stories gold bulls like to tell is the decline of the US Dollar as the world reserve currency. This story usually runs along the following lines: The US is overspending massively, thus the US is a debtor nation. Debtor nations

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Will Canntrust (CTST) pull off a miraculous recovery this week?

 

From Aaron Missere: Right now Canntrust is down, but are they out? There is no denying that Canntrust’s value has been decimated in a matter of days after the news that health Canada would be putting the company under investigation

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Why is There Weakness In The Brent-WTI Spread, Despite Tension With Iran

 

Brent-WTI moved lower even though the price of oil climbed The risk is on the upside in the spread BNO and USO are the ETFs that reflect the short-term price action in the two benchmarks     In the world

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Gold: What Is Sentiment Telling Us

 

Gold (GLD) has enjoyed a huge run off of its June lows, thanks to a complete U-turn in Fed Policy. Initially, 2019 was expected to be the year of three rate cuts and a continued effort to cool off inflation,

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Is Aphria (APHA) the ‘hidden gem’ that everyone forgot about?

 

What is going on?   For many that follow us and know our investment strategy in the cannabis sector post legalization has been heavily focused on holding our largest positions within the large cap cannabis stocks. We feel that these

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