Morningstar Upgrades 5 Funds, Downgrades 7 and Puts 3 Under Review
The new Morningstar analyst ratings included only one upgrade to Gold.
Goldman Strategists Decry as ‘Fake News’ a Rotation From Bonds to Stocks
Goldman expects a minimal shift away from debt into equity because of investment restrictions and other factors.
ProShares, UBS Launch 2 Oil-Linked ETNs: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Thornburg launched its first liquid alternative fund.
Fund Flows in 2016 Break Records, Again: SSGA
Assets rose 16% above the earlier record, but two fund groups stalled as investors withdrew their holdings.
Bob Doll’s 10 Predictions for 2017
Nuveen’s chief equity strategist expects stocks will outperform bonds but peak in the first half of the year.
Schwab ETF OneSource Assets Surged 34% in 2016
November year-to-date flows into ETFs in the OneSource program represented 53% of the total ETF flows at Schwab.
Solar Power Poised to Become Lowest Cost Energy Option Almost Everywhere
Solar power now cheaper than coal in many markets, a distinction will spread to most countries within the decade, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Active Investment Management Never Went Away
But it was overwhelmed by passive investing because of its structural challenges: high costs, high turnover and management by committee.
US ETFs, ETPs Reach Record Assets With Strong November Flows
Globally listed products have their 34th consecutive month of net inflows, according to ETFGI.
ETF Tactical Trades in Wake of Fed Hike
The economic forecast is rosy, but identifying opportunities for ETF tactical trades remain dependent on Donald Trump’s policies.