- Since inception this Swedish ETF has outperformed the EAFE index, the FTSE Europe index and the S&P 500 index
- This Swedish ETF holds 30 of some of the best run companies in the world
- This Swedish ETF can potentially add European exposure to your portfolio without eroding returns
“While there are several African ETFs that diversify across many countries on the continent, only the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZA) gives you South African investments exclusively.”
Read the full article at Investor Place right here: 7 Country ETFs Worth Owning Outside U.S. | InvestorPlace
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
…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 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
Have you considered adding any single country ETFs to your portfolio? If so, I would like to bring your attention to an ETF that has had great long-term performance but recently experienced a nice market dip due to some geopolitical rhetoric from both sides of the Pacific.