Here’s How to Beat the S&P 500

blue-percentSeasoned analyst Grant Wasylik presents a duo of ETFs that when used in tandem can offer market-beating gains -- without increased risk versus the S&P 500 index.
NYSE:RSP October 12, 2016 8:57am

Why Equal Weight ETFs are Outperforming This Year

From David Fabian: The first indexes to ever grace the field of exchange-traded funds were all market-cap weighted baskets.  This structure gives the largest share of assets to the stocks with the biggest outstanding share floats. In many ways this makes sense, because it provides investors with the same distribution of wealth that market prices have already factored in.
NYSE:RSP August 30, 2016 2:24pm

Examining A Year Of Weak Returns For Diversified Portfolios

etfsDavid Fabian:  2015 will be over before we know it and despite a great deal of jostling in the stock and bond markets, the net effect has been very little real gains for diversified portfolios.  A look at a typical 60/40 mix of stocks and bonds in the iShares Growth Allocation ETF (NYSEARCA:AOR) 
NYSE:AOR November 9, 2015 4:08pm

Equal-Weight ETFs: The Best Index Funds?

etfsKent Thune:  Equal-weight indexing has its appealing qualities. But are the equal-weighted exchange-traded funds a smarter alternative to the traditional cap-weighted index funds?
NYSE:RSP October 28, 2015 3:28pm

Jeremy Grantham Says The Market Will Run Up 9%, Then Crash [ProShares Short S&P500 (ETF), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust]

bearbull2Lawrence Meyers:  Is Jeremy Grantham full of hot air? If not, how can you prepare?
NYSE:RSP December 4, 2014 4:56pm

Invest In The Broad Market With Equal Weight ETFs [Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF, Rydex S&P Equal Weight Industrials (ETF)]

investLawrence Meyers: The explosion of ETFs in the stock market has made broad market diversification easier than ever before.  As an advocate for investors to build long-term broadly diversified portfolios, the availability of ETFs that cover every imaginable sector
NYSE:EWRM July 18, 2014 2:16pm

Midterm Stock Correction Bets Could Backfire [Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF, PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF)]

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: If you work on Wall Street or follow the markets closely, you have undoubtedly heard that “stocks typically correct in midterm election years”, which is a relevant and factual statement. Our purpose here is not to question the validity
NASDAQ:QQQ April 2, 2014 1:21pm

Fed Could Deliver Stock-Friendly Statement Wednesday [Dow Jones Industrial Average, Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF]

Janet-YellenChris Ciovacco: Fed Could Deliver Stock-Friendly Statement Wednesday.
NYSE:DIA March 17, 2014 4:45pm

Facebook Inc (FB): ETFs To Like On The S&P 500 Inclusion

new etfsFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares are up this morning as investors cheered the news of its addition to the U.S. major benchmark S&P 500. Three companies will be removed from the 500 stock benchmark, making room for a new trio.    
NASDAQ:SOCL December 12, 2013 1:15pm

Beating The Market With Smart Beta ETFs

ETFsThe ETF industry has traditionally been dominated by products based on market capitalization weighted indexes that are designed to represent the market or a particular segment of the market.
NYSE:PRF October 18, 2013 12:25pm

Top Ranked Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF (RSP) In Focus

etfsThe bull run that the U.S. market enjoyed in the first half of the year is likely to continue on improving job and inflation data. The Debt ceiling and other D.C. issues may hold back the winning ways for a while.
NYSE:RSP October 2, 2013 11:02am

Equal Weight ETFs Can Juice Your Returns

new etfsDavid Fabian: When constructing a growth or income portfolio I always start with core positions that are the foundation for a diversified and balanced strategy. Core positions typically track established indices such as the S&P 500 or Dow Jones
NASDAQ:QQEW August 7, 2013 5:35pm

New VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted ETF In Focus

velocitysharesVelocityShares is best known for its lineup of inverse and leveraged products which give investors concentrated exposure to a number of volatile commodities like natural gas, platinum, and crude oil. The company has started to expand out
NYSE:RSP August 6, 2013 2:25pm

3 Equal Weight ETFs To Consider For Your Portfolio

new etfsThe U.S. market was off to a great start this year and continued to climb on an improving economy, solid retail and jobs data and growing investor confidence. Some concerns about the Fed stimulus led to a brief pause in the rally in the past two months,
NYSE:RCD August 2, 2013 11:30am

Are Equal Weight ETFs Worth The Cost? (RSP, EWRM, EWRS)

etfs etfsMost of the broad based equity indexes are making higher highs and the S&P 500 is well on its way towards its all time high mark. However, it is still very difficult to gauge the residual life in this generally bullish environment. As we have seen in the recent past the markets have silenced
NYSE:EWRM March 22, 2013 3:53pm

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