RECENT US Equity ETFs RESEARCH
In this series, we’ll discuss the many advantages of high yield bonds, their correlation with other asset classes, the rise of global high yield markets, and why high yield bonds should command a place in a portfolio.
Global recovery and resilient domestic demand are expected to support Eurozone (EZU) (FEZ) recovery in 2017.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the final US GDP growth rate for 4Q16. We’ll also look at US consumer confidence and US consumer sentiment for March 2017.
The technology sector’s growth has mostly been driven by consumers from others sectors, as they depend on technology to facilitate their smooth functioning.
The S&P 500 Index (SPY) (QQQ) showed a weaker performance in March 2017 with returns of nearly -1.4%.
The recent fallout surrounding healthcare reform efforts in the United States is raising doubts in the minds of investors.
In a recent interview on March 16, 2017, on CNBC’s Closing Bell, billionaire investor Howard Marks shared his views about investment expectations in a low interest rate environment.
The U.S.-oriented Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR, or “U.S. Moat Index”) continued its strong start to the year by outperforming the S&P 500® Index (5.15% vs. 3.97%) in February.…
In this series, we’ll take a look at the global (VT) flash manufacturing PMIs for March 2017. We’ll also look at the Eurozone consumer confidence and the US weekly crude oil inventories.
US stocks have performed well since Donald Trump’s inauguration. Recent economic indicators suggest that the economy is gradually gaining traction.
The bubbles created in China’s stock market in 2007 and 2015–2016 show that stocks fell ~65.0% and ~41.0%, respectively.
In this series, we’ll take a look at recent global services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) releases. Like manufacturing PMIs, services PMIs are important economic indicators.
US stocks rose slightly on March 15, the day of the Fed’s latest interest rate hike, with technology stocks leading the market after the announcement.
In a March 3, 2017, Wall Street Week interview, Paul Schatz of Heritage Capital said he believes the Dow will reach 23,000 by Labor Day 2017.
As oil prices bottomed out in early 2016, inflation started to take off. Headline inflation was at 2.5% in January—near a five-year high.
Fed chair Janet Yellen recently said at the Executives’ Club of Chicago that the economy is showing strength. The Fed is sounding more hawkish in regards to a March rate hike.
The 30-year Treasury yield was close to its month high as of March 10, 2017, at 3.20% in anticipation of an interest rate hike by the Fed on March 15, 2017.
The German Stock Index DAX 30 (DAX-INDEX) surged over its 12,000 historical mark in March and was trading at 11,941 on March 9, 2017.
The gross federal debt at the end of 2016 was $19.5 trillion. It’s estimated at more than $20.0 trillion for 2017.
In this series, we’ll take a look at final global (VT) (ACWI) manufacturing PMIs for February 2017.