ETFS

SPY (NYSEARCA:SPY) is flashing bullish signals on the daily, weekly and monthly charts and that convinces us to raise our rating from Neutral to Bullish. The market is jumping on the good news and is ignoring the bad news. Like most people, it is anticipating an end to this coronavirus and a return to normal
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The Asia-Pacific region enjoys stability as a whole, and broad and multiple forms of regional cooperation has produced market results. – Wu Bangguo The iShares Asia 50 ETF (NASDAQ:AIA) enables prospective investors to dabble with 50 of the largest Asian stocks. In this article, I will highlight some of the good and bad aspects of
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This is a crucial moment for the Invesco S&P 500 High Beta ETF (SPHB). The fund has been on an impressive winning streak. For the month of November alone, fueled by the end of the election cycle and back-to-back positive news on the rollout of a coronavirus vaccine, SPHB has been up an impressive 27%
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At least for the past three years, if not longer, many experts have been betting on the resurgence of small-cap stocks. Barron’s even called 2017 “the year of the small cap”. So far, and apart from a few head fakes, these hopes have been crushed by continued underperformance relative to large cap (more on this
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Investment Thesis The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLY) may be one of the easiest ways to gain exposure to U.S. consumer cyclical stocks, but it’s far from being your best option. XLY is a bloated ETF with just a select few of its holdings doing the heavy lifting. As I will show, long-term
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Back in June, we expressed our very bullish thesis on the iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Subindex ETN (JJCTF) after the violent sell-off in the first half of the year. To wit: We identified correctly the positive turn in the fundamentals amid a positive macro backdrop thanks to a substantial dose of stimulus delivered by
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Listen on the go! Subscribe to The Cannabis Investing Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. By Jonathan Liss Today’s guest is the co-founder, CEO and CIO of Cambria Investment Management, Meb Faber. He has authored numerous white papers and books on factor-based portfolio construction and favors value- and momentum-tilted strategies in Cambria’s
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SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) has experienced a consolidation since August, on the back of renewed strength in the dollar and firmer US real interest rates. Source: Orchid Research In this note, we take a deep look at the positioning in the gold market in order to determine if and how fast GLD could come back
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Since the COVID-related market meltdown in March, equity funds (including ETFs) have continued to suffer net outflows despite the average equity fund moving into positive territory and posting a year-to-date return of 2.93%. They have handed back some $317.0 billion year to date (their largest net outflows for any full one-year period) through the Refinitiv
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (ETW) is a diversified global call writing fund that offers investors a strong distribution. The fund has performed rather well, considering the market gyrations that 2020 has presented it. The widening discount has recently caught my attention. The last time
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Over the past month, shareholders of the Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF (SGOL) have been rewarded with returns turning positive once again. In my opinion, SGOL is heading higher. I believe that the instrument makes for a solid play on gold at this time due to its methodology and holdings as well as the
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