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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Is Carl Icahn Right?

October 25th, 2013

Carl Ichan1Carl Icahn, the activist investor best known for bending various companies to adopt more shareholder friendly practices, now has a new target for his shareholder activism; Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). In a letter to Tim Cook, Icahn implored Read more…

NYSE:IYW, NYSE:PKW

Three Niche ETFs Crushing The Market

October 7th, 2013

ETFsNeena Mishra: The ETF industry continues to grow and evolve. Total assets in US listed ETFs exceed $1.5 trillion, while the number of products is more than 1,500 now. However, the industry Read more…

NYSE:CSD, NYSE:FPX, NYSE:PKW

How The Buyback ETF Continues To Beat The Market

April 11th, 2013

ETFsNeena Mishra: Dividend ETFs have been one of the hot spots in the ETF world, as yield-starved investors continue to favor ETFs that provide not only steady source of income but also potential for capital appreciation. Read more…

NYSE:PKW, NYSE:TTFS

The Buyback ETF That Crushes The Market Year After Year (PKW, SPY)

February 6th, 2013

ETFsETF Base: With interest rates at record lows, corporate cash balances at record highs, and tax policy visibility as low as it could ever be, corporate spending on buybacks came in 50% higher in 2012 than the average in the preceding decade. The turn towards buybacks is clear; Read more…

NYSE:PKW, NYSE:SPY

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

December 21st, 2012

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants.  Read more…

NYSE:CMF, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:TFI, NYSE:VIG

Equities Held By The BuyBack Achievers ETF Beating Earnings Estimates by Wide Margins (PKW, INTC, IBM, DIS)

August 23rd, 2012

Benjamin Shepherd: As we close the books on the second quarter, it’s hard to miss the general lack of optimism. Despite the fact that 70 percent of reporting S&P 500 companies surprised on the upside, the majority of guidance has warned of a third-quarter slowdown. Read more…

NYSE:PKW

ETF Spotlight: PowerShares Buyback Achievers ETF (PKW, SPY, SDY, INDEXSP:.INX)

March 20th, 2012

ETF Base:  Buybacks are back in play. Looking to boost shareholder value, a number of companies have announced share repurchase agreements to buy back shares on the open market. Betting on one’s own company is usually a safe bet for executives, one which increases the earnings per share for a firm, Read more…

NYSE:PKW, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:SPY

Quant-Based ETFs In Focus (KNOW, PEY, RYJ, PKW, FVL, CSD, PWO, FPX, WMW, TTFS)

December 30th, 2011

Michael Johnston: ETFs initially became popular with advisors and individual investors as tools for harnessing beta, allowing low cost ownership of broad equity markets through a vehicle that provided transparency, intraday liquidity, and potential tax efficiency to boot. The “first generation” of Read more…

NYSE:CSD, NYSE:FVL, NYSE:KNOW, NYSE:PEY, NYSE:PKW, NYSE:PWO, NYSE:RYJ




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