RECENT US Equity ETFs RESEARCH
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.
Colombian (GXG) exports stood at $2.8 billion in June 2017, a 0.8% increase year-over-year and an 18% decline on a month-over-month basis.
The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK), which tracks technology stocks, has posted gains of about 20% so far in 2017, as of August 8, 2017.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final manufacturing PMI for major developed economies such as the United States (QQQ) (IWM), France, Germany, Spain, the Eurozone, Japan, and the UK.
In this series, we’ll look at the performance of global (ACWI) manufacturing indexes and manufacturing activity in emerging markets.
“How Moats Translate into Sustainable Competitive Advantages” is a five-part moat investing education series that explores the primary sources of economic moats. The idea of an economic moat refers to…
The S&P 500 Index (SPY) rose nearly 2% in July 2017. The index touched a record high of 2,484 on July 27.
Inflation in Indonesia (EEM) in July 2017 stayed in line with the market expectation of 3.9%.
South Korean equities are soaring in 2017, with the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (or KOSPI), its benchmark index, reaching an all-time high of 2,451.5 in July 2017.
Sensex, India’s (EPI) benchmark index, closed above the 32,000 mark for the first time on July 13, 2017.
Economic activity in Mexico rose 3.1% year-over-year (or YoY) in May 2017, a rebound from its YoY fall of 0.57% in April 2017.
Global investors should keep an eye on economic indicators to understand the condition of global economies and their economic health.
Improved industrial production and exports in Russia (RSX) have helped to lift the country’s economic activity in 2017.
Asian nations (AAXJ) are experiencing a continuation of the economic recovery that has been going on for a couple of quarters now.
China’s economy surprised the markets when it rose 6.9% year-over-year (or YoY) in 2Q17. This rise was the economy’s biggest in the last six consecutive quarters.
Investors should track economic indicators to understand the health of the global economy (ACWI) (VTI).