Stocks Are Long Overdue For A Major Pullback

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From Mike Burnick: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose for the 12th-straight trading session on Monday. That’s a rare feat the Dow hasn’t achieved in three decades. The last time it happened was, gulp, 1987!
NYSE:VOO March 3, 2017 6:30am

$40 Billion Flowed Into U.S. ETFs, Led By VOO, In January After Record ’16

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U.S.-listed ETFs saw a massive $40.1 billion worth of inflows in January 2017, according to recently-tallied data, as strong demand for U.S. equities, emerging markets, and corporate bonds kicked the year off on a bullish note.
NYSE:VOO February 2, 2017 1:00pm

Here’s Where The Markets Stand After Today’s Trump-Fueled Pullback

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From Chris Ciovacco: Uncertainties created by President Trump’s curbs on travel and immigration contributed to a selloff in stocks Monday. The monthly S&P 500 chart below allows us to filter out some of the day-to-day volatility.
NYSE:VOO January 30, 2017 1:36pm

Money Is Flowing Out Of SPY And Into Competing VOO Instead

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial in his daily fund flows update points out continued outflows from the world's largest ETF, but perhaps corresponding inflows into one of its main competitor funds.
NYSE:VOO January 18, 2017 1:22pm

Higher Capital Spending In 2017 Could Be A Boon For Industrials, Tech

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From Vadim Zlotnikov: Capital spending, which slowed sharply this year, may be poised for a rebound in 2017. That could be good news for certain cyclical sectors—provided governments make good on their plans to boost fiscal stimulus.
NYSE:VOO December 30, 2016 9:27am

Forget Everything You Know About Presidential Elections

hillary-clintonSo here we are, eight days before America picks its poison, with most national polls showing a win for Hillary Clinton. If she pulls it off, she’ll become not only the first woman and first first lady to rise to the country’s highest office but also the first Democrat to succeed another two-term Democrat since Martin Van Buren succeeded Andrew Jackson in 1837.
NYSE:VOO October 31, 2016 12:50pm

Is Stock Picking Really Dead?

Confused investorFrom Stephen Mauzy: It may not have flatlined yet, but according to The Wall Street Journal in an Oct. 17 missive titled “The Dying Business of Picking Stocks,” it’s on life support. Investors are abandoning stock picking and embracing passive investing.
NYSE:VOO October 19, 2016 9:54am

Here’s Why the S&P 500 Could Be Setting Up for a Huge Rally

Bull statueTechnical analyst Taki Tsaklanos examines the S&P 500 chart and comes away with a very bullish conclusion about where stocks are headed over the next 12 to 18 months.
NYSE:IVV October 4, 2016 7:16am

There’s an ETF for Every Investor and Trader

Image of a boomerangDeutsche Bank's Sebastian Mercado recently examined the differences between ETF investors and ETF traders, and the distinctions he drew should prove useful for both camps.
NYSE:VOO August 9, 2016 4:26pm

Active Management is Dead as Investors Flock to These Index Funds

Image of empty airport chairsDavid Fabian: If there has been one dominant force over the latter stages of this bull market, it has been the switch from active to passive investment management.
NYSE:VOO August 8, 2016 10:49am

Why Investors Should Buy the Next S&P 500 Pullback

buy_sell600X300Mike Burnick: Three-and-a-half percent! That’s how much the S&P 500 Index has gained since it notched a fresh, 52-week high last month, on July 8, after a long pause of 414 days since the last 52-week high for the blue-chip index.
NYSE:VOO August 4, 2016 6:04pm

5 Cheap ETFs You Should Know

new etfsRebecca Bowden:  Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are becoming increasingly popular. One of the primary benefits over an actively managed fund is the very low cost of ETFs.
NYSE:BND October 13, 2015 4:41pm

Retest Of The Lows Is Taking Place Now

bearbull2Chris Ciovacco:  Given the severity of the selloff in stocks in late August, it was not surprising to see the subsequent rally attempts fail. As we noted numerous times in recent weeks, including September 3 and September 17, bottoms tend to be a process.
NYSE:DIA October 1, 2015 3:44pm

Can You Handle An All Weather Portfolio? [SPDR Gold Trust (ETF), Vanguard 500 Index Fund]

new etfsDavid Fabian: The internet is buzzing this week about an article written by Tony Robbins touting an “all weather” portfolio developed by famed hedge fund investor Ray Dalio.  While Tony is certainly a polarizing figure and life coach,
NYSE:GLD November 21, 2014 4:30pm

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