Turkey ETF Plunges on Weakening Confidence in Lira Currency

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Turkey country-specific exchange traded fund was among the worst hit on Friday’s sell-off as the broader risk-off mood coupled with the plunge in the Turkish lira currency dragged on this emerging market. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NasdaqGM: TUR) was among the worst performing non-leveraged ETFs of Friday, plunging 10.5% and breaking below […]

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As Cash-Back ETF Hits Market, Signs of Trouble Start to Mount

There’s a whiff of desperation among asset managers in their seemingly never-ending war on fund fees. Last week, one ETF upstart created a minor splash by doing what was once unthinkable — offering to pay investors to buy into its exchange-traded fund. That comes on the heels of eight fund providers — including JPMorgan Chase, Vanguard and BlackRock to name […]

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ETF Investors May Be Better Off with Large-Cap ETFs (IVV, JKD, QUAL)

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. While small-capitalization stocks have been outperforming, ETF investors shouldn’t chase this segment but consider more stability with large-cap stock exposure instead. “Global small cap stocks have had a strong 2019 so far, outperforming large caps by more than three percentage points. This is not a rally worth chasing, in our view. As the […]

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Trading in $21 Billion ETF Surges Most in Month as Boeing Sinks

Boeing Co. shares are in free fall after this weekend’s deadly air crash, and trading in exchange-traded funds exposed to the manufacturing giant has gone through the roof. The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust, traded as DIA, saw more than four times its average pre-session volume as its Boeing exposure spooked investors. Over 265,000 shares of the $21.1 […]

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The World’s Hottest Stock Market About to See $46 Billion Pour In

There’s some serious money heading to Chinese stocks, already the world’s best performing equity market this year. After MSCI Inc. announced Thursday that it would boost the weighting of China’s onshore shares in its emerging market index, more than $46 billion is poised to pour in from funds that track the gauge, according to Bloomberg estimates. Chinese equities climbed to […]

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Vanguard Wants to Turn Your Portfolio Adviser Into a Life Coach

Vanguard Group’s Greg Davis has a message for financial advisers about their clients: “You are their emotional ballast for the uncertain times.” The chief investment officer of the $5 trillion asset manager stressed the growing importance of the softer side of financial advice at a recent event promoting exchange-traded funds. While these products are well-known as cheap investment tools, issuers […]

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ETF Investors Are Easing Back on Emerging Markets

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. After a breakout start to the new year, emerging market ETFs are seeing flows slow down with investors calming down from the initial optimism over a quick resolution to trade talks and rebound in global growth. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) and iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: IEMG) […]

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