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Looking Back: How ETFs Seized the World

Since 1993, ETFs have experienced exponential growth and provided easy access for investors to most asset classes and different investing strategies.

Interested in a Moat for Your Castle?

VanEckCompanies may also have “narrow moats” meaning their competitive advantages could reasonably be expected to defend them for at least 10 years. Kraft Heinz...

Ransomware Attacks Are on the Rise

We are all potentially at risk of cyberattack – directly or indirectly. When it comes to municipalities, this may not always be obvious to the average state or city taxpayer.

How Is Economic Growth Looking for China in 2019?

VanEck No More “Boom! Boom!”, But Still Solid Growth Looking forward, investors should get 8-10% GDP growth out of their minds, as I think China will...

Despite Falling Tobacco Consumption, Companies Are Profitable

The tobacco sector outperformed broader markets during the last ten years. Tobacco giant Philip Morris (PM) returned 262.4% in the last ten years.

Could Gold Be a Good Addition to Your Portfolio?

Gold is a unique asset class due to its uncorrelated nature and its ability historically to perform well amidst global financial turmoil.

Gold Prices Have Been Flat despite the Weak Dollar

VanEck Gold Bullion Rallies in July The monthly low for gold came on July 10 at $1,204 per ounce. Gold then rallied to finish July at...

Why Gold Gold Stayed Resilient in May

Gold remained resilient in May, as the U.S. dollar strengthened considerably. The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY)1 gained 2.4% and closed the month at its highs for the year.

How Long Will Financials Fly?

Since Donald Trump won the presidential election in 2016, the financial sector has soared on expectations of lighter regulations.