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ETF of the Week: Pacer US Cash Cows 100 ETF (COWZ)
Today 18:41 EDT
ETF Trends CEO Tom Lydon discussed the Pacer US Cash Cows 100 ETF (COWZ) on this week’s “ETF of the Week” podcast with Chuck Jaffe on the MoneyLife Show. COWZ is a strategy-driven ETF aiming to provide...
The Rapid Pace of Renewable Energy Expansions Could Continue
Today 17:30 EDT
The world’s renewable energy capacity surged in 2020 after “an unprecedented boom” in wind and solar energy. Investors expect this breakneck pace to continue. According to the International Energy...
First Trust Launches New High Income ETF, ‘FMNY’
Today 16:37 EDT
On Thursday, First Trust Advisors L.P., a leading ETF provider and asset manager, announced the launch of a new actively managed ETF, the First Trust New York Municipal High Income ETF (NYSE Arca:...
Upbeat Call on Lowe’s Helps Lift Homebuilder ETFs
Today 16:07 EDT
Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) jumped Thursday after Oppenheimer upgraded the home construction company’s outlook, lifting homebuilder sector-related exchange traded funds on Thursday. Among the better-performing...
Desperate for Dividends? Consider 2 Invesco ETFs
Today 15:50 EDT
Inflationary pressures could push interest rates higher, but they’re still historically low. Investors can mine for higher yields with the Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF (DJD) and...
3 ETFs to Consider as the Value Factor Takes Charge
Today 14:40 EDT
As U.S. markets rebound, investors can consider value exchange traded funds to ride the ongoing shifts. Signs that inflation may gaining momentum have put markets on edge, especially pressuring shares...
Tilt Into the Value Run with This FlexShares ETF
Today 14:31 EDT
Value stocks are reclaiming their lost glory. That may be good news, but some market observers see sustainability in this run. That’s to the benefit of assets like the FlexShares Morningstar U.S....
With the Dividend Trade in High Gear, Take ‘SDOG’ for a Walk
Today 14:15 EDT
The cyclical rally is supportive of some high dividend sectors, providing catalysts for assets like the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG). Even with an impressive year-to-date gain of 20.63%, SDOG...
Can Crude Oil ETFs Continue To Climb?
Today 14:02 EDT
While stocks are moving higher, crude oil is losing considerable ground Thursday, after scoring a two-month high on Wednesday, as U.S. crude exports tumbled, and indications of a swifter economic...
Simplify Launches Two First-of-Their-Kind ETFs, ‘PFIX’ & ‘SVOL’
Today 13:31 EDT
On Thursday, Simplify Asset Management, an innovative provider of options-based ETFs, announced the launch of two first-of-their-kind ETFs: the Simplify Interest Rate Hedge ETF (PFIX) and the Simplify...
ETFMG Adds Alternate Harvest ETF, ‘MJUS’, to Cannabis Suite
Today 13:26 EDT
On Thursday, ETF Managers Group (ETFMG®), a leading ETF issuer who brought investors MJ, the first U.S.-listed and world’s largest global cannabis ETF, announced that the ETFMG U.S. Alternative Harvest...
Stock ETFs Regain Some of the Week’s Lost Ground
Today 12:41 EDT
After a protracted selloff over the last few days, stocks and index ETFs retraced some of the downside on Thursday, rebounding from heavy losses despite more hot inflation data. The Dow Jones...
AI Exposure with ‘ENTR’: Analyzing Alphabet, NVIDIA, and More
Today 12:21 EDT
Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just a standalone investment theme; it’s a technology that could potentially “expedite the automation and cost-saving of every industry” through a deep learning...
CME Launches Micro Bitcoin Futures Contract
Today 12:04 EDT
Earlier this month, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world’s leading derivatives exchange, launched Micro Bitcoin futures. The Micro Bitcoin futures contract represents one-tenth of one...
Looking for Fixed Income Answers beyond TIPS?
Today 11:50 EDT
With inflationary poised to surge and Treasury yields already having done so, these are tricky times on the fixed income front. Advisors can find relief with the WisdomTree Fixed Income Model...
Pot ETFs Looking Less and Less Like Smoke-and-Mirrors Plays
Today 11:42 EDT
The cannabis industry has become a relatively steady performer in the capital markets with more years under its belt. The sector is proving it’s not a thematic smoke-and-mirrors play with strong...
What’s Driving the Best Active Equity Funds in 2021?
Today 11:17 EDT
What’s under an equity-based fund’s hood is vital information to advisors and investors. That’s particularly true of active funds where managers can cut, eliminate, or increase positions without...
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Colonial Pipeline Hack Puts the CIBR ETF Back in the Spotlight
Today 11:04 EDT
While technology stocks are badly bruised, the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline is renewing interest in cybersecurity equities, a theme that could benefit the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF...
Breaking Down the Performance of Equal-Weight ETFs
Today 10:40 EDT
Outperforming the cap-weighted version of the S&P 500 this year, one might say the Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (RSP) has momentum. However, it’s not momentum in the factor sense. In fact,...
Is This Ark Invest ETF a Sustainable Investing Play?
Today 10:12 EDT
The words impact investing typically bring to mind strategies that allocate funds to reflect strong environmental principles. What they often miss is the intersection of disruptive technology with...
Breaking Down the Second Year of Bull Markets
Today 9:59 EDT
The 2020 market plunge caused by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic was brief relative to prior equity market tumbles, but it still classifies as a bear market. Even when accounting for what has...
Snag Extremely Cheap Treasury Bond Exposure with Vanguard
Today 9:29 EDT
In order to extract maximum yield out of safe haven Treasury notes, fixed income investors must be willing to step far out into the long end of the yield curve with funds like the inexpensive Vanguard...
ESG ETFs Offer Both Growth and Value Opportunities
Today 8:30 EDT
Financial advisors can generate alpha across style, size, and region with environmental, social, and governance ETF strategies. In the recent webcast, ESG: The Key to Portfolios with Both Growth And...
Are Chinese Steel Prices a Prelude to Commodities Inflation?
Today 8:00 EDT
Strong demand for steel is driving prices higher in China, which bodes well for the VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (SLX). Higher steel prices is also a harbinger for inflation. As commodities like steel...
Are We Entering a ‘New Golden Decade’ for Municipal Bonds?
Today 8:00 EDT
With higher yields and more stability to offer fixed income investors, municipal bonds are all the rage in the debt market. A pair of active funds to consider are the IQ MacKay Municipal Intermediate...
Consider Value ETFs as Inflation Weighs on the Growth Style
Today 7:30 EDT
Growth stocks are retreating as rising inflation fears weigh on the markets. Exchange traded fund investors can, instead, look to the value style. The consumer price index surged a higher-than-expected...
US Okays Its First Offshore Wind Farm
May 12, 2021
The United States has given the go ahead for the first large-scale offshore wind turbine construction project as the country aims to shift away from harmful fossil fuels to clean energy. In a...
Oil, Energy ETFs Hold Strong after IEA Report
May 12, 2021
Oil and energy sector-related exchange traded funds stood out on Wednesday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) said demand could continue to outpace supply as vaccinations against Covid-19 will...
Can This ETF Hedge Against Rising Inflation?
May 12, 2021
Both stocks and bonds are tumbling on Wednesday amid spiking consumer inflation data for April that has frightened investors, heightening concerns that the Fed could be mistaken about the U.S...
When inflationary pressures abound, investors can sidestep the direct effects with assets like the Invesco Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 ETF (PDBC) and the Invesco DB Agriculture...