- 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
We trimmed some more fat off our Mexico equities today. In my opinion, the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW : $EWW) is still a great long-term holding for a diversified portfolio. I wrote about this fund in December 2016 right here: Making the Case for Investing in Mexico EWW $EWW. Price paid $51.72. Price sold $56.90.
We started accumulating Small Cap Growth Equities today (IJT : $IJT). You gotta buy this stuff when it’s on sale folks. I wrote about the small cap growth asset class right here: Best Long-Term Performance U.S. Small Cap Growth ETFs
We trimmed some fat off our Utilities Equities holdings today. I don’t see any problems in the utility sector and I still like the Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Utilities ETF (RYU : $RYU). I wrote about the benefits of the utilities sector in May 2017 right here. Price paid $77.24. Price sold $90.24.
Are you an aggressive growth investor? If so, you may want to consider investing in a U.S. Small Cap Growth ETF. Small cap growth equities are generally considered one of the most aggressive equity asset classes available. But, with over 1900 ETFs available, how do you find one with a great long-term track record. Fortunately, there are only 9 US Small Cap Growth ETFs listed at etfdb.com and only 7 of them are 10 years old or older. Long-term performance is the #1 thing I look at when selecting an asset to invest in. Here is the list of ETFs I’ll be comparing: