Biotech ETFs Hoping This Post-Election Trend Doesn’t Repeat

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Stocks rallied Wednesday, a day after one of the most contentious midterm elections in U.S. history. In Tuesday’s midterm elections, Democrats emerged with control of the House while Republicans maintained control of the Senate. Among the winning exchange traded funds Wednesday were biotechnology funds, including the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEArca: XBI), which […]

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Healthcare ETFs Enjoy Rosy Outlook with Divided Congress

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Healthcare stocks and sector-related ETFs strengthened Wednesday as a divided midterm election result would obstruct any progress in repealing the Affordable Care Act, or so-called Obamacare. Among the top performing ETFs of Wednesday, the iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (NYSEArca: IHF) increased 3.8% and First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund (NYSEArca: FXH) advanced […]

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Small-Cap ETFs Look to Rally After a Rough October

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Small-cap stocks and the related exchange traded funds were among the assets that were drubbed as stocks tumbled last month. The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) suffered a double-digit loss last month and still resides nearly 11% below its 52-week high, but the benchmark small-cap fund is up nearly 5% over th […]

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Gold ETFs Showed Their Luster in October

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. After a tumultuous month that sent U.S. equities reeling in risk-off selling, gold and related exchange traded funds benefited from a flight to safety, with the precious metals market experiencing a significant shift in trends. Gold-backed ETFs, such as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), shined last month. “With the worst October for […]

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Bitcoin ETFs: Another Reckoning Day Looms

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) set Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 as the deadline for public comments on nine previously rejected bitcoin ETFs. Earlier this year, the SEC rejected the applications, preventing the digital currency from gaining more acceptance from investors who are wary of the unregulated exchanges of cryptocurrencies. The SEC’s Division of […]

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Bull Leveraged ETFs Banking on Post-Midterm Election Rally

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. With the U.S. capital markets moving in anticipation of the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, a post-election rally could be imminent given recent historical data, which could benefit the Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: SPXL) and the Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2X ETF (NYSEArca: SPUU). October 2018 has been […]

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3 ETFs to Capture Post-Midterm Election Gain

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The capital markets are bracing themselves for what could be a raucous ride for the Nov. 6. midterm elections, but if history repeats itself, according to Stephen McBride of the RiskHedge Report, it could bode well for stocks and in turn, three exchange-traded funds (ETFs). As McBride noted in a MarketWatch article, stock […]

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Two New VanEck ETFs Leverage Morningstar Research

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. In current times where the market is experiencing heavy doses of volatility, quality screening via trusted research is a must and today, investment management firm VanEck announced it’s launching two new ETFs that leverage research from Morningstar’s experienced equity research team–the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Durable Dividend ETF (DURA) and VanEck Vectors Morningstar Global […]

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Understanding Bond ETFs

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. “Bond ETFs are changing the way we invest in bonds. Learn how bond ETFs are helping to make investing simpler, more transparent, and easier for investors.” —Ayocisora Amado For more trends in fixed income, visit the Fixed Income Channel. Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Source: Read Full Article

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Value ETFs Could Provide Insulation From Volatility

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Amid a volatile October for U.S. stocks, investors are considering ways to skirt that volatility. Value stocks and the related ETFs could be valid ideas for those looking to avoid additional market turbulence. Conventional wisdom dictates that, over the long-term, value stocks outperform. Well, the length of the current bull market in U.S. […]

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