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3 Reasons Market Volatility Has Returned: iShares S&P Global 100 Index, iShares S&P 100 Index

February 28th, 2013

volatilityRuss Koesterich: The S&P 500 rallied over 5% in January, with small and mid-caps doing even better. Market strength continued into mid-February, with the market gaining another 2% between January 31st and the recent high on February 19th. 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

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

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

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

The Continuing Case For Mega Caps (OEF, IOO, DVY, IDV, HDV)

January 18th, 2012

Russ Koesterich: Last year, mega-cap companies were cheaper and more profitable than their smaller counterparts. That’s why I continuously advocated for mega-cap, quality stocks as a defensive play amid last year’s market volatility, economic shocks and political paralysis. Ultimately, investing in mega Read more…

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

Bursting The TIPS Bubble (DVY, HDV, IOO)

September 20th, 2011

Russ Koesterich: Call #1: Negative TIPS in the long term; Maintain neutral TIPS in the near term Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:IOO

iShares Makes A Plea To Shareholders For A Vote On Investment Advisory Agreement

November 20th, 2009

pleasevoteiShares has issued a plea to the shareholders of a few of their funds asking them to vote on an investment advisory agreement. They have had to adjourn their meeting for a 3rd time due to insufficient Read more…

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