From Fred Imbert: KEY POINTS
From Todd Shriber: Given its asset-gathering acumen and penchant for delivering some of the lowest cost exchange traded funds, it was just a matter of time before Vanguard entered the $1 trillion ETF club. The Pennsylvania-based index fund giant has done just that, joining BlackRock Inc.’s BLK 0.77%iShares brand as the only two U.S. ETF issuers in […]
From ETF Channel: In trading on Wednesday, shares of the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $142.32, changing hands as high as $142.69 per share. Vanguard Total Stock Market shares are currently trading up about 0.9% on the day. The chart below shows the one-year performance of VTI shares, […]
From Contrarian Outlook: Year-to-date my Hidden Yields subscribers have booked total returns (including dividends) of 155%, 30% and 27%. These profits inspired a common question:
From Franklin Templeton Investments: January is a month of resolutions and predictions, and perhaps more often than not, both tend to be abandoned come spring.
From Jill Mislinski: Here is an advance preview of the monthly moving averages we track after the close of the last business day of the month.
From Franklin Templeton Investments: As markets shift away from the recovery era of monetary accommodation amid synchronized global growth, some investors may be wondering where potential opportunities can be found.
In today’s ETF Fund Flows recap we speak about two broad based U.S. Equity products that have had strong Octobers thus far in terms of attracting new assets via creation flows.
From Dana Lyons: The “median stock” in the U.S. market is finally breaking above multi-decade resistance.
From Dana Lyons: The percentage of financial assets that households currently have invested in stocks has only been exceeded by the 2000 bubble.
From Grant Wasylik: If you’ve been invested in U.S. equities over the last eight-and-a-half years, pat yourself on the back.
From Bryce Coward, CFA: The upturn in global PMIs over the last year has been substantial and for the first time in years the world’s developed economies appear to be expanding in unison. As we can see in the table below, the color of the board has moved from red to green, indicating that nearly […]
From Proj Omni: The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (ETF:VTI) offers investors diversified exposure to the US stock market. In this review, we’ll take a look at the fund performance (share–not stock–historical price, return, dividends, yield, holdings / composition, cost / expense ratio, tax efficiency and beta), and the alternatives (VTI vs. VTSAX, VTI vs. VTSMX, VTI […]
From David Fabian: Forecasting the direction of the markets on a quarter by quarter basis is no easy feat. There are simply too many unknowns to determine exactly what will happen and how investors will react to future events on both a micro and macro level.
From David Fabian: Vanguard ETFs have become a juggernaut in the world of passive investment management. They are widely used across retail, institutional, and retirement plans as an effective way to get low-cost, liquid, tax efficient, and dependable exposure to both stocks and bonds.