From WisdomTree: Last week’s podcast featured a great discussion on the outlook for U.S. markets and the economy, with Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust.
From WisdomTree: Since last September, the yield on the U.S. 10-Year Treasury has steadily increased from 2.05%, eventually surpassing the important psychological level of 3%.1
From WisdomTree: Over a decade ago, WisdomTree launched a family of earnings-weighted Indexes that were designed to manage valuation risk and help protect from bubbles in asset pricing.
From WisdomTree: There is no law that says that broad U.S. stock market engagement must include the so-called “FAANGs”–Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now named Alphabet).
From WisdomTree: Throughout 2017, a common theme at the forefront of many discussions about equity markets in the United States were the high valuations relative to history.
From WisdomTree: We’ve been writing a lot lately about the connection between factor risk premiums and any potential to achieve modern alpha. One of the best things about WisdomTree is a long track record from which to evaluate any measure of success in this area.
From WisdomTree: Almost every day, our society is barraged by information about at least one of the FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) firms.
From Zacks: Two consecutive hurricanes ravaged America in the third quarter. While hurricane Harvey flooded Houston in late August, hurricane Irma hit Florida in early September.
From WisdomTree: Many of you are familiar with the key ETF best trading practices: Avoid trading in the first and last 14 minutes of the day, avoid using market orders and know how to use your trading desk and capital markets resources.
From Zacks: The Q4 earnings season has kicked off on a strong note with both earnings and revenue growth tracking above recent quarters. This is especially true as total earnings for 19.1% of the market cap of the S&P 500 companies are up 4.7% while revenues have increased 2.7%, as per the Earnings Trends.
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