Picking Apart a Pro’s All-ETF Portfolio

Mark Luschini, an equity strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, has an all-ETF portfolio designed to be a solution for investors trying to rebuild their investments. It’s always worth deconstructing these exercises to learn from strengths and weaknesses. That way, we build better portfolios for ourselves. Here’s the portfolio: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF(VTI Quote): 30% […]

ETFs: Smooth Sailing Gives Way to Choppy Waters

After 6 weeks of smooth sailing, options traders are anticipating volatility in emerging-market exchange-traded funds. Activity spiked yesterday in the MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) and MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM), which both witnessed above-average volume. InĀ 1 of the session’s largest trades, an investor purchased 33,000 contracts of EEM May 28 puts for $1.69 and an […]