Posts Tagged ‘large cap’

Time To Bring Active Back Into A Portfolio?

December 9th, 2015

portfolioThe value proposition of active management simply hasn’t materialized in recent years. However, this could be changing. Russ explains. Read more…


ETF Strategist Deborah Fuhr Talks About The Latest Industry Trends, ETF Education, Challenges, and More

February 8th, 2012

Sebastian Stahn and Martin Raab: ETF Radar Magazine interviews Deborah Fuhr, Independent ETF Strategist, which talks about the latest industry trends, investor education as a never-ending Read more…


Invest In The Whole Stock Market With This Vanguard ETF

January 12th, 2010

wall-street-etf“Exchange-traded funds typically have much lower expenses than ordinary mutual funds, and they give you much more trading control. But there are first-class ETFs, and there are lousy ones. Some ETFs — especially those that seek Read more…


ETF Assets Take A Breather Since Reaching An All Time High

November 9th, 2009

etf-asset“Assets in the exchange-traded fund industry totaled about $689 billion as of Oct. 30, down 0.8%, or $5.3 billion, from a month earlier Read more…


V – L – U – What Shape Will The Recovery Be?

June 3rd, 2009

lightning-boltThere has been much talk about an economic recovery lately. Without analyzing WHETHER a recovery is even validated, the focus of attention has shifted to the actual shape of a recovery. Rather than getting caught up by wishful thinking, we actually bothered to take a look at the big picture. Sooner or later, the missing link in the above chain of reasoning will become painfully obvious…..

Those who fail to learn from history…

This bear market has often been compared to the 1972-1974, or 1980-1982 bear. The 80’s bear was fairly shallow with a 27% decline in the S&P 500 (NYSEArca: IVV). The 70’s bear did send the S&P 500 tumbling by 48%.  So far, the current bear market has melted the Dow Jones (top to bottom) 55%. This exceeds the 70’s and 80’s bear, and makes them unsuitable for comparison purposes. Read more…


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