Utilizing ETFs to successfully navigate stock market volatility

From McKenzie Stratigopoulos:

An ETF expert says that investors can hedge against market swings by focusing on ETFs that specifically target lower volatility stocks.

NYSE:SPLV May 16, 2019 1:31pm

What’s pushing this Low Volatility ETF to 52-week highs

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From Todd Schriber: When stocks swooned in the fourth quarter of 2018, investors turned to more defensive strategies, including low volatility exchange traded funds.
NYSE:SPLV February 19, 2019 4:27pm

Low Volatility Strategies Ready For The Spotlight (SPLV)

From Invesco: Emerging markets (EM) have been turbulent throughout 2018 due to US-China trade tensions, the deleveraging of the Chinese economy, Brazilian political uncertainty, Middle Eastern conflict and Russian sanctions.
NYSE:SPLV August 29, 2018 6:34am

Which Alternative ETF Strategy Is Right For You? (SPLV)

From Invesco: In my previous blog, I made the case for why now might be the ideal time to invest in alternatives. Specifically, I suggested alternatives now make sense for three reasons:
NYSE:SPLV January 18, 2018 6:19am

How Did Factor-Based ETFs Perform In A Year Of Concentrated Gains? (SPLV)

From Invesco: The books are closed for 2017. It was another strong year for the equity market, with the S&P 500 Index up 21.8%.
NYSE:SPLV January 12, 2018 5:10am

Do Valuations Affect The Performance Of The Low Volatility Factor? (SPLV)

From Invesco: In my last blog, I outlined the difficulty of valuing factors by traditional price metrics such as price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios.
NYSE:SPLV November 22, 2017 6:08am

Are Low Volatility ETFs Actually Safer? (SPLV)

Investors who have jumped into low volatility equity ETFs believing that they'd get market returns at a fraction of the risk might now be getting a lesson in how these funds really work.
NYSE:SPLV November 4, 2017 8:05am

Consider The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio In Coming Months (SPLV)

From Invesco: Small-size, momentum and growth strategies paced factor performance during the third quarter of 2017. By contrast, low volatility, low beta and value struggled as standalone factors during this time -- although a late spike in 10-year Treasury yields helped value shares reverse some of their losses earlier in September.
NYSE:SPLV October 12, 2017 6:29am

The Best ETFs For A Historically Weak August

From Zacks: The month of August kicked off with bullish sentiments in the U.S. markets. While U.S. GDP growth expanded 2.6% year over year in the second quarter, double the first-quarter growth of 1.2%, manufacturing numbers - out this month - point to a steady recovery in the economy (read: ETFs to Buy or Avoid After Strong Q2 GDP).
NYSE:SPLV August 7, 2017 6:34am

Escape Volatility With The PowerShares Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV)

From Invesco: Growth and momentum again topped factor performance in the second quarter of 2017, with smaller-cap versions of both factors outpacing their large-cap counterparts.
NYSE:SPLV July 14, 2017 6:38am

What Do Weakening Jobs Numbers Mean For The Markets? (SPLV)

From Invesco: Last week, the US jobs report for May took center stage in terms of economic data. Nonfarm payrolls grew just 138,0001 — well below expectations and certainly not what was indicated by the ADP National Employment Report released earlier in the week,which showed payroll growth of 253,000 in May.
NYSE:SPLV June 6, 2017 6:12am

Investors Flee Low-Volatility Funds As VIX Crashes Again (SPLV)

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We recently pointed out some profit taking in one of the largest “Low Volatility Equity” ETFs this morning in our Fund Flows recap, with $650 million leaving SPLV (PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio, Expense Ratio 0.25%, $6.6 billion in AUM) via redemption flows.
NYSE:SPLV May 25, 2017 12:06pm

Both High And Low Beta S&P 500 Funds See Major Outflows

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on outflows from several S&P 500 linked funds, along with relentless upside options activity for financials.
NYSE:SPLV February 24, 2017 12:18pm

These Five ETFs Provide Solid Monthly Dividends

DividendsFrom David Fabian: Income investors are typically comforted by the reliability of monthly dividends.  This consistent stream of payments is common among bond funds as a steady source of passive income.
NYSE:SPLV October 13, 2016 10:23am

Minimize Stress With Low Volatility ETFs

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  Many investors have been caught off guard this year with the sharp drop in stocks combined with a rush to safety in traditional defensive asset classes. This week we will be reviewing a trio of diversified ETFs designed to hold stocks with lower historical price fluctuations than traditional market-cap weighted benchmarks.
NYSE:SPLV February 18, 2016 4:07pm

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