Low Risk ETFs To Play On Market Volatility [PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II, PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II]

new etfsThe past few days have been choppy for the global financial market. Investors are dumping high growth and high beta stocks across the globe thanks to valuation concerns, profit-taking activity and some sluggish global economic indicators.
NYSE:ACWV April 11, 2014 4:15pm

3 Volatility ETFs To Watch As The Debt-Ceiling Drama Continues

key level to watchThe market continues to focus on the debt-ceiling drama and the government shutdown and as a result, volatility in general has been on the rise.
NYSE:ACWV October 14, 2013 7:58pm

The 4 New Defensive Strategies For ETF Investors (ACWI, MUB, ACWV, LQD)

strategyRuss Koesterich: Year-to-date investors have had few reasons to play defense. Stocks, at least in the United States, have rallied and credit continues to hold its own.
NYSE:ACWV February 22, 2013 5:00pm

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

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.
NYSE:ACWV January 7, 2013 6:35pm

4 Low-Volatility ETFs to Hedge Your Portfolio (EEMV, ACWV, USMV, SPLV)

Neena Mishra: Third quarter results reported so far are lackluster in most cases and disappointing in many. Adding to the woes are the bleak guidance for the fourth quarter and beyond provided by a large number of companies.
NYSE:ACWV October 23, 2012 12:53pm

Don’t Be Fooled By September’s Market Rally (ACWV, EFAV, EEMV, USMV)

Russ Koesterich: September’s rally was surprisingly strong, counteracting the normal negative seasonal bias. But investors should consider adopting a more defensive stance into the fall as the rally masked some troublesome deterioration in the economic environment.
NYSE:ACWV October 2, 2012 2:21pm

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

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.
NYSE:ACWV August 31, 2012 12:54pm

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

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.
NYSE:ACWV August 21, 2012 10:58pm

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

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
NYSE:ACWV August 9, 2012 3:54pm

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

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.
NYSE:ACWV July 31, 2012 2:27pm

How To Gauge Risk Appetite (HDV, DVYE, IXP, ACWV)

Russ Koesterich: With investor risk appetite often driving market performance these days, it’s important to know where current sentiment is when making investment decisions.
NYSE:ACWV July 30, 2012 10:21am

Investing In Exchange Traded Funds: 3 ETFs To Consider For 2012 (BOND, ACWV, VYM, UBS)

Deborah Baratz: Since exchange-traded funds (ETFs) made their U.S. debut in 1993, they have grown to a market of more than $1 trillion. 
NYSE:ACWV July 24, 2012 2:25pm

Swimming with Black Swans: The Volatile Decade Ahead

Russ Koesterich: Investors, prepare for a rocky decade ahead. I have already warned on this blog that heightened market volatility is likely to continue for the remainder of the year.
NYSE:ACWV July 9, 2012 11:29pm

Markets: The Rocky Road Ahead This Year (HDV, ACWV)

Russ Koesterich: Back in February I warned of an eerie quiet that had settled over the market. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX), an index often referred to as the “fear gauge,” had hit its lowest level since July. At the time, I argued that level
NYSE:ACWV June 26, 2012 4:45pm

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