From Zacks: The healthcare sector has been in the spotlight lately. President Donald Trump targeted drug companies and accused them of charging extremely high prices (read: ETFs in Focus as IMF ups Global Growth Forecast).
From Bill Hall: In my last two Money and Markets articles, I’ve put you on the inside track when I revealed that “family offices” — the preferred investment platforms for many of the world’s mega-millionaires and billionaires — are quietly funding the rapidly growing legal marijuana business.
The Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSE:VHT) has underperformed not just the wider market but all of Vanguard’s other sector ETFs over the past year — which might actually be good news for prospective investors.
Another quarter and another superb performance from pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). For the most part, healthcare ETFs have been performing in-line with the markets. Investors looking to avoid volatility tend to gravitate toward the big pharma plays.
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Sy Harding: As the stock market has stalled and moved sideways since mid-February, with economic and inflationary worries increasing, Wall Street is beginning to put out advice on how
Now that the markets have largely digested the election results and the Fed’s FOMC meeting announcement, it was evident both outcomes were somewhat baked in as investors engaged
As emerging markets continue to grow and affluence rises, the developing world is likely to be the driving force behind growth in the global health care sector paving the path to opportunity in the
Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb discusses the company’s new ETF and index fund offerings with MoneyWatch’s Eric Schurenberg. Eric touches on what investment vehicle, traditional funds
Vanguard is expanding its index fund family, introducing new funds with ETF Shares to provide investors with additional low-cost stock and bond choices. The new ETFs will be available commission-free to Vanguard Brokerage clients. See the preliminary breakdown of each ETF below