We’re still accumulating REIT stocks. Folks, you’ve got to buy this stuff when it’s on sale. I wrote about the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (REZ : $REZ) in this article: Discovering Value in the Top 3 REIT ETF’s
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.
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)
We trimmed some fat off our Mexico holdings today. I don’t foresee any problems with the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW : $EWW). I still believe this is a good country to invest in, but we became very overweight in EWW during the 2016 sell-off. So now, we are just taking some profits off the table. Price paid $52.18. Price sold $56.40. Here’s an article I wrote about EWW back in December 2016: Making the Case for Investing in Mexico EWW
There’s not much left in the market today that’s on sale. So, I went back to the old trusty iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (REZ : $REZ) It’s currently sporting a 3.59% yield, but it is only 6.16% off it’s all-time-high. Folks, you gotta buy this stuff when it’s on sale. I wrote about REZ in January 2017 right here: Discovering Value in the Top 3 REIT ETF Very little has changed in the REIT sector since January, so please take a look.
A quick read on the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ : $EWZ) by Matthew Frankel.
Read the full article at Madison.com: This Brazil ETF Can Give You Exposure to an Exciting Stock Market (EWZ)