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Here’s What You’re Missing If Your Only Focused On The U.S. Markets?

August 13th, 2013

wall-street-etfMany investors remain fixated on what’s happening in the United States, and particularly on what the Federal Reserve (Fed) will do, but they shouldn’t lose sight of what’s happening abroad. Read more…

NYSE:IOO

3 Funds To Consider That Offer Downside Protection

August 7th, 2013

protect-hedgeSince spiking earlier this summer, market volatility is now back to spring lows. Investors, however, shouldn’t expect this calm to continue come September. Russ has four reasons why. Read more…

NYSE:IOO

A Look Back At Q1 Calls

April 2nd, 2013

Russ KoesterichRuss Koesterich: This past Sunday wasn’t just Easter, it also marked the end of the first quarter. In between hunting for eggs and family meals, I took some time over the long weekend to reflect on how the economy and markets have performed so far in 2013 vs. what I expected late last year. Read more…

NYSE:IOO, NYSE:OEF

2 Major Threats Facing The U.S. Economy (IOO, OEF)

February 1st, 2013

Economy recessionRuss Koesterich: Financial markets dodged yet another bullet last week when the House of Representatives passed a bill suspending the debt ceiling until mid-May. The decision by House Republicans temporarily removes the (not so real) threat of a default or government shutdown. Read more…

NYSE:IOO, NYSE:OEF

3 Key Dates to Watch After the Fiscal Cliff Deal (IDV, IOO, ACWV)

January 7th, 2013

Russ Koesterich: Despite the passage of a bare bones deal last week to avert the fiscal cliff, Washington’s fiscal soap opera is far from over. Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO

5 Investment Ideas For A Post-Fiscal Cliff Deal World (OEF, IOO, IDV, HDV)

January 4th, 2013

Russ Koesterich: As discussed in previous posts, Congress kicked off the New Year with a bare bones deal to avert (or at least delay) the fiscal cliff. Though markets responded positively to the news Read more…

NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO, NYSE:OEF

Seeking Shelter From The Storm? Consider Mega Caps (IOO, OEF)

November 12th, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Last week I discussed how, with the possibility of the fiscal cliff looming, I believed mega cap equities, municipal bonds and international stocks are good places to be. I’d like to elaborate on mega caps, which, in addition to potentially providing some insulation Read more…

NYSE:IOO, NYSE:OEF

Prepare Now For The Looming Fiscal Cliff With These ETFs (HDV, ACWV, IOO, IDV)

August 31st, 2012

Russ Koesterich: The general election season is finally upon us, and investors should begin shifting their focus from theoretical discussions about the impending fiscal cliff of potential tax hikes and spending cuts to more concrete action plans of what to do about it. Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO

Groundhog Day: Will September’s Sell-off Repeat In 2012? (ACWI, ACWV, IOO)

August 21st, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Come September investors might feel as if they are trapped in their own version of Groundhog Day. Last year, the Dow dropped 6% in September. Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:IOO

Global Telecom Stocks Lose Luster (ACWI, ACWV, IOO)

August 9th, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Last summer I favored overweighting global telecom stockswithin an equity portfolio. The thesis was that these stocks offered a compelling yield, and the added benefit was that the sector’s defensive characteristics meant that it was likely Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:IOO

Whither Global Stocks? Be Sure To Track This Data (ACWI, ACWV, IOO, IDV, HDV)

July 31st, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Sometimes, either weak economic numbers or strong economic numbers can point to a surge in US and global equities. This could be one of those weeks. Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO

Sell In May: Volatility Isn’t Going Away (IXP, HDV, IOO, IDV)

May 15th, 2012

Russ Koesterich: According to the old adage “Sell in May and go away,” investors are supposed to cash out their stock market positions in May and then take the traditionally poorer performing summer Read more…

NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO, NYSE:IXP

Multi-Asset Class Strategy For A Rising Rate Environment (HYG, IOO, FLOT)

May 1st, 2012

Del Stafford: Recently my group has seen an increase in client conversations around the prospect of inflation and rising rates. The combination of recent weak economic news and strong equity market performance and commodity prices has caused some investors to think more about these things as they shape their Read more…

NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:IOO

Are Stocks Still A Bargain? (IOO, ACWI, ACWV)

March 29th, 2012

Russ Koesterich:  With global stocks up approximately 25% from their fall low and many market watchers endorsing equities in recent weeks, it’s hardly surprising that investors are wondering if stocks are still a good bargain. Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:IOO

Is The Current Market Volatility Too Quiet? (LQD, HDV, IOO, OEF, IDV)

February 9th, 2012

Russ Koesterich:  When you’re watching horror movies, the time to worry is when things become eerily quiet. Last Friday, the market’s own measure of fear, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX), hit its lowest level since last July. This is the financial equivalent of eerily quiet. Read more…

NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IOO, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:OEF




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