RECENT US Equity ETFs RESEARCH
In this series, we’ll examine the final services PMI for the US, the UK, Japan, France, Germany, Spain, and the Eurozone for October 2017. We’ll also look at the US consumer confidence level.
These economic indicators are important for global investors because they reflect the condition of the global economy.
The iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV) seeks to track the investment results of the market cap–weighted S&P 500 index (SPY)(SPX-Index). This ETF has been topping the charts lately. Let’s find out why.
The S&P 500 Index (SPY) had a strong performance in October 2017, touching a record high of 2,582.98 on October 27.
In this series, we’ll analyze the performance of the Eurozone Consumer Confidence Index and the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in October 2017.
As we move into the season of Pumpkin Spice Lattes, many sectors in the market have given investors more treats than tricks this year.
“How Moats Translate into Sustainable Competitive Advantages” is a five-part moat investing education series that explores the primary sources of economic moats.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final services PMI for the world’s major developed nations and regions, including the United States, Germany, the Eurozone, Japan, and the UK for September 2017.
The key global indicators released last week included the following: US (QQQ)(SPY) final manufacturing PMI UK final manufacturing PMI France (EWQ) final manufacturing PMI Germany (EWG) final manufacturing PMI Eurozone…
The S&P 500 Index (SPY) has had a strong performance in September 2017. As of September 26, 2017, the index had risen nearly 1.2% on a month-to-date basis.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final service PMIs for the US, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Europe, and Japan for August 2017.
The iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF (IBB) aims to track the investment results of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index, which comprises NASDAQ-listed biotechnology and pharmaceuticals companies.
The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) is an ETF that aims to replicate the price and yield performance (before fund fees and expenses) of the MVIS US Listed Semiconductor 25 Index.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final manufacturing PMI for the US, the UK, Japan, Germany, France, and Europe for August 2017.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the flash manufacturing PMI for the US, Germany, France, and the Eurozone for August 2017.
The Nasdaq-100 index has had a stellar year, rising 20.0% year-to-date as of August 25, 2017. In the process, it has been creating new all-time highs.
Indicators are important for investors and market participants—they show a picture of a country’s economic health.
Compared to U.S. high yield bonds, emerging markets high yield bonds offered a 90 bps yield pickup as of June 30, 2017.1 The extra yield came with a lower duration (3.75…
In this series, we’ll analyze the services PMIs for major developed nations including the US, France, Germany, Spain, the Eurozone, Japan, and the UK.
Malaysia’s trade surplus jumped to 9.9 billion Malaysian ringgit (MYR) (about $2.3 billion as of August 11, 2017) in June 2017—an 80% rise YoY.