Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are more than up and comers in the investment world. Now a nearly $3 trillion business, you rarely find them in retirement plans. That doesn’t make sense to me…
Read the full article at Forbes right here: 5 Reasons ETFs Should Be A Powerful Part Of Your Retirement Plan
…There are also many unique ETFs that introduce additional factor criteria to the mid-cap group as well. One example is the WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund (DON). This ETF has $2.8 billion dedicated to nearly 400 U.S. dividend paying stocks. Companies within DON are ranked and weighted according to their aggregate cash payouts, which gives the largest share of assets to the companies paying the biggest dividends. The fund charges an expense ratio of 0.38% and income is paid monthly to shareholders…
Read the full article Nasdaq.com right here: A Guide To Finding the Right Mid-Cap ETF
At a time when the U.S. small-cap stocks and exchange traded funds, such as the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: IJR) and the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM), are trailing large-cap funds by wide margins, considering small-cap growth stocks may seem to be a risky proposition.
To be sure, the iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (NASDAQ: IJT) has managed only a modest year-to-date return. The $4.2 billion IJT tracks the S&P SmallCap 600 Growth Index. Value stocks typically trade at cheaper prices relative to fundamental measures of value, such as earnings and the book value of assets. In contrast, growth stocks tend to run at higher valuations since investors expect the rapid growth in those company measures.
Read the full article at ETF Trends right here: An Adventurous Idea for Small-Cap Investors
- The Utilities sector ranks fifth in Q3’17.
- Based on an aggregation of ratings of 9 ETFs and 30 mutual funds.
- RYU is our top-rated Utilities ETF and BULIX is our top-rated Utilities mutual fund.
Read the full article at Seeking Alpha right here: Best And Worst Q3’17: Utilities ETFs And Mutual Funds | Seeking Alpha
…Investors have also been warming to the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF IJR 0.56% in the third quarter, as that ETF has added nearly $750 million in new assets.
IJR, which tracks the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, is slightly lower year to date. Due to their domestic focus, small caps are struggling against the backdrop of the weaker dollar this year. The U.S. Dollar Index is down 9.3 percent, underscoring the point that the dollar is one of the worst-performing major currencies in the world this year…
Read the full article at Benzinga right here: Signs Of A Return To Small-Cap ETFs (NYSE: IWM) (NYSE: IJR) (NYSE: TNA) (NYSE: TZA) | Benzinga
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (REZ : $REZ). REZ is featured in this article at the Motley Fool: 3 High-Yield ETFs for Retirees — The Motley Fool
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund (DEM : $DEM). This article may be important to others who also invest in this fund.
Read the full article at ETF Daily News right here: WisdomTree Emerging Markets Eqty Incm Fd(NYSE:DEM): A Shares Making A Difference | ETF Daily News
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW : $EWW). If you are comfortable with the risks of single country ETFs, I think Mexico is a great place to invest. Jeremy Bowman from fool.com seems to agree with this sentiment in his article at Madison.com.
Read the full article here: 3 Top Index Funds to Keep You in the Investing Game (EWW)
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator exclusively uses ETFs to invest in equities. I use ETFs for the same reasons that this article points out. It’s a quick read. Enjoy.
Read the full article at Benzinga right here: 4 Benefits ETF Investing May Add To Your Portfolio | Benzinga
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in the PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid Portfolio (PDN : $PDN)
Please take a look at this article about PDN at Yahoo Finance: A Dandy Developed Markets ETF (PDN)