A Surprise Healthcare ETF Could be Pinched by Trade Wars

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The healthcare sector is usually viewed as defensive and derives significant portions of revenue from within the U.S., making the group an ideal sector for investors looking to avoid the trade war controversy. However, one of the sector’s strongest exchange traded funds could be pinched by U.S. tariffs against Mexico. The previously high-flying […]

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An Ultra-Short Bond ETF to Get a Little Bit More Out of Your Cash Position

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. With all the market ups and downs, financial advisors have been shifting in and out of cash to capture the prevailing risk-on and risk-off oscillations, and some turned to exchange traded fund cash alternatives as an easy way to park their money. At PGIM Investments, their first ETF, the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF […]

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U.S. Stock ETF Selling Takes a Small Respite on Trade Hopes

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. U.S. markets and stock exchange traded funds rebounded on hopes that the U.S. may move back to the negotiation table with China after President Donald Trump predicted an end to the prolonged trade war. On Friday, the Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ: QQQ) gained 0.1%, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEArca: DIA) increased […]

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VOO ETF is Inexpensive, Offers Broad Stock Market Participation

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. For investors looking for an ETF that tracks the overall stock market, specifically the S&P 500, look to the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO). Despite the current market volatility and fears based on the U.S. trade spat with China, over the long haul, the stock market has been shown to make appreciable gains if you […]

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VanEck Semiconductor ETF Up On Relaxation of Huawei Restrictions

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. On Monday, the US Commerce Department announced that it would relax some of the restrictions the United States imposed on the Chinese company last week. The restrictions have made it difficult for American companies to do business with Huawei. The VanEck Vectors/Semiconductor ETF (SMH), which was down considerably on the news last week, […]

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VanEck China ETF Taps New, Consumer-Based Economy

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Despite the trade uncertainty, China is still a fast growing economy that international investors should not ignore. As investors look for ways to gain exposure to this new economy, one may consider targeted China country-specific exchange traded funds. For example, ETF investors can look to a fund like the VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext […]

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A Robotics ETF to Capture the Future of Innovation

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Robotics and artificial intelligence are a quickly developing innovation that touches upon a number of industries across the world, and investors can gain exposure to this growth opportunity through a targeted exchange traded fund strategy. Specifically, a fund like the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF (NYSEArca: ROBO) provides investors with the ability to […]

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The ‘RWIU’ ETF for International Strength Versus the U.S.

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The Direxion FTSE International Over US ETF (NYSEArca: RWIU) gives investors the opportunity to capitalize on their hunch that international equities will outdo U.S. equities, but given the latest trade talk progress, can this strategic play come into fruition? U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a grenade at the capital markets on Sunday with threats of […]

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Invesco Equal-Weight ETF Seeks Broad Market Exposure

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Equal weight, the index methodology that assigns approximately the same weights to all of the benchmark’s components, is one of the oldest iterations of smart beta and remains popular with advisors and investors today. The Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EQAL) is one equal-weight exchange traded fund (ETF) for investors seeking […]

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