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Aerospace & Defense ETFs In Focus As North Korea Situation Escalates (ITA)

From Zacks: Geopolitical risks have been rising as North Korea refuses to stop its threats. Moreover, with countries expanding their weapons system, defense stocks have been rallying lately.
ETF BASIC NEWS September 15, 2017 5:56am

Can The Massive Treasury Rally Continue Through End Of Year? (SHY)

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From WisdomTree: As we put "pen to paper" for this blog post, U.S. Treasury (UST) 10-Year yields have fallen to levels not seen since right after Election Day. An obvious question comes to mind: Can this declining trend be sustained through Q4, and if so, where are the buyers going to come from?

U.S. Treasury Bond Outlook Is Murky At Best (IEF)

From Zacks: U.S. Treasury yields fell to post-election lows, driving Treasury prices higher, as rising geopolitical risks made investors shift to safe haven investments. Remember that bond prices and yields move inverse to each other.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 31, 2017 6:36am

Floating Rate Bond Funds Make A Lot Of Sense Right Now (FLOT)

From BlackRock: Jeff Rosenberg explains our approach to the expanding menu of floating rate securities.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 10, 2017 7:51am

Checking In With The First Trust Dorsey Wright Dynamic Focus 5 (FVC)

On more than one occasion in the past we have profiled a fund from First Trust known as FVC (First Trust Dorsey Wright Dynamic Focus 5, Expense Ratio 0.89%, $334 million in AUM).
ETF BASIC NEWS July 31, 2017 2:33pm

First Trust’s New Actively Managed Bond Fund Is Worth A Look (FIXD)

From David Fabian: I've always been a big fan of actively managed bond funds as a way for investors to access risk managed or alpha-generating strategies.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 23, 2017 7:19am

The Top High-Yield Closed End Funds Of July

From Contrarian Outlook: If you want to find the best high-yield opportunities on Wall Street, you don't follow bright neon signs - you turn over rocks.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2017 5:45am

PowerShares Files For Six New “PureBeta” ETFs

Well-known ETF issuer Powershares is stepping outside of its comfort zone with its latest ETF filings, which include six new "PureBeta" branded products that cover various core asset classes.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 20, 2017 11:19am

Single-Stock ETFs Are Coming, To Save Investors From Currency Effects

Precidian Funds LLC wants to help investors gain currency-independent access to single stocks by wrapping foreign securities in an ETF structure.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 15, 2017 11:31am

Several Major Global Stock Indexes Are At Critical Levels Right Now

From Taki Tsaklanos: Global stock market investors are very cautious in March 2017 about their stock market investments. Why? Because leading indexes have arrived at critical price levels.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 6, 2017 6:39am

S&P 500 Wraps Up The Week With A Solid 1% Gain

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From Doug Short: Despite its fractional -0.09% Friday decline, the S&P 500 posted a weekly gain of 1.03% for the fourth week of 2017, ending two weeks of small declines. The index is up 2.50% year-to-date.
ETF BASIC NEWS January 28, 2017 12:16pm

Stocks Are Taking A Healthy Breather Before The Next Move Higher

Market technician Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial examines yesterday's muted market activity and updates the important technical levels investors should focus on as we wrap up another week of trading.
ETF BASIC NEWS January 27, 2017 8:28am

Eli Lilly Buys Migraine Treatment Specialist CoLucid For $960M In Cash

From Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) will acquire CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, a maker of a cutting edge migraine headache treatment, for $960 million, the two companies announced this morning.
ETF BASIC NEWS January 18, 2017 7:28am

Honeywell Shares Fall As Outlook Could Miss Estimates

From Industrial giant Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) early Friday offered a weaker-than-expected 2017 outlook, sending its shares lower in morning trading.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 16, 2016 9:07am

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