Do Investors Need To Bank Gains On Highly Appreciated Positions?

etfsDavid Fabian:  An interesting strategy that I often hear from investors is the notion of banking gains on highly appreciated positions. Some are simply trying to time the market by buying low and selling high. I can understand that philosophy to some degree, as we all want to shape
NYSE:PKW December 22, 2015 4:12pm

3 More ETFs For The Long-Term Investor [Claymore Beacon Spin-Off (ETF), Ishares MSCI Europe Fincls Sctr Indx Fd]

ETFsLawrence Meyers: I’ve been focusing on sector exchange-traded funds over the past few weeks, and have almost exhausted the sectors where I would consider dropping money into ETFs.
NASDAQ:EUFN July 8, 2015 4:37pm

Are Buyback ETFs Worth Buying? [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF), AdvisorShares Trust]

etfsLawrence Meyers: I am of a split opinion when it comes to stock buybacks. When a company has excess cash, it can either plow it back into the company to grow the business, buy back stock to make each dollar of net income worth more to shareholders, or pay a dividend.
NYSE:PKW April 20, 2015 4:52pm

ETFs To Watch On Dividend Boom and Share Buybacks [Cambria ETF Trust, ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF]

in focus spotlightDividend stocks and funds have always been the darlings of investors. While these products were out of favor for some time as taper talks prompted rates to move north, they are again returning to the limelight.    
NYSE:NOBL June 26, 2014 4:37pm

Share Buybacks Are One Great Market Signal [Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Apple Inc., DST Systems, Inc.]

warren buffetIn the first four months of this year, U.S. companies bought back $255 billion worth of their own shares. That is no small sum, but it is significantly less than the $355 billion worth they purchased in the same period last year. The declining pace of buybacks has some
NYSE:PKW May 14, 2014 10:35am

Do Fundamentals and Technical Analysis Still Matter? [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF)]

technical chart lookMoe Zulfiqar: Over the weekend, I met with a friend of mine. He’s been a stock market investor for some time now, and over the last few years—especially since 2012 and 2013—he has done phenomenally well when it comes to his portfolio performance.
NYSE:PKW April 2, 2014 11:08am

Invesco PowerShares Expands Smart Beta Suite With New International BuyBack Achievers ETF [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF)(NYSEARCA:PKW)]

etf-news7Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced the listing of the PowerShares International BuyBack AchieversTM Portfolio (IPKW)
NYSE:PKW March 3, 2014 10:04pm

Invesco PowerShares Expands Smart Beta Suite With International BuyBack Achievers ETF [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF)]

invescoInvesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today the anticipated listing of the PowerShares International BuyBack Achievers™ Portfolio (IPKW) on Feb. 27, 2014,
NYSE:PKW February 18, 2014 2:58pm

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Repurchases Puts Buyback ETF In Focus [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF)]

apple targetAfter being in the spotlight for reporting lackluster first quarter fiscal 2014 results, technology bellwether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently announced the repurchase of $14 billion of its shares in the two weeks following its earnings release. This share buyback
NYSE:PKW February 11, 2014 3:27pm

5 ETF Predictions For 2014 [iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF), Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF]

20142013 was a great year for the ETF industry, thanks to strong flows in equity funds, a host of new launches, and demand for low cost products. Due to these trends, assets under management
NYSE:BKLN January 21, 2014 11:44pm

Three ETFs That Maximize Shareholder Value

ETFsNeena Mishra: The ‘ultimate’ objective of any corporation is to create value for its stakeholders. In fact, one factor common among companies that turn out to be ‘great’ long-term investments is their focus on enhancing ‘shareholder value’. 
NYSE:NOBL November 13, 2013 4:57pm

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

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
NYSE:IYW October 25, 2013 5:11pm

Three Niche ETFs Crushing The Market

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
NYSE:CSD October 7, 2013 11:11pm

Two Questions That Will help You Figure Out If A Stock Is Right For You

question: In the early 1990s, as soon as I would get home from work, I’d turn on CNBC’s predecessor FNN, soaking up all of the financial wisdom that I could. At that time, I was just learning about

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