Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from Van Eck, Compass EMP and Direxion
Portfolio products launched this week include leveraged long and short ETFs based on homebuilding and regional bank sectors, and an active share measure.
How to Profit From a Strong and Rising Dollar
A stronger dollar may not be good news for U.S. exporters but could make money for investors playing the currency trade.
3 Reasons Not to Worry About the Fed’s First Rate Hike
The first Fed rate hike in more than nine years might not be the big event that the market has been anticipating.
It's a Good Time to Visit Muniland, but Come Prepared
David Kotok, co-author of "Adventures in Muniland," and Matt Fabian of Municipal Market Analytics counsel muni bond investors on what to watch out for.
Sell in May and Go ... Where?
Investors who sold in May are on track for a good year, S&P's Sam Stovall says. But where should they invest until November?
Investors Exit Active Funds to Tune of $159B Over Past Year: Morningstar
Morningstar reports $14.3 billion exited U.S. equity mutual funds and ETFs in July, but J.P. Morgan, American Funds buck active trend.
Top Portfolio Products: New Socially Responsible Funds From TIAA-CREF
New products and changes introduced over the last week also include plans for global environmental, social and governance scores from Morningstar.
Gross’ Fund Rises After Tweaking ‘Shorts of a Lifetime’
The Janus (ex-Pimco) fund manager anticipated a slump for German debt and Chinese equities; Janus Global up 0.8% in July, 1.6% YTD.
Morningstar: GuideStone's Duggan on Religious-Based Investing
Christian-screened funds can stand on their own as investments, CIO Ron Duggard of GuideStone argues, plus "everyone screens" in some way.
Morningstar: Evermore Global's Marcus on Opportunities in Europe
Evermore Global Advisors' David Marcus says "we're pure opportunists" who are heavily invested in Europe because "that's where the opportunities are."