Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) News

Vanguard Slashes ETFs Fees Again, This Time On Two Major Foreign Funds

ETF issuer Vanguard has once again lowered its management fees on a couple of popular funds, as the pricing war with BlackRock’s iShares and other issuers continues to intensify. This time around, Vanguard has lowered its fees for its largest… … Continue reading

Goldman Sachs Can’t Explain Dow Jones Industrial Average “Relentless Bull Market”

From Tyler Durden: It has now become a weekly ritual: Goldman warns the market is overvalued and poised for a selloff, market proceeds to ramp to new all time highs. It was just last weekend when Goldman’s chief equity strategist,… … Continue reading

Solid Sector Earnings Have Spurred A Major Comeback For Utilities ETFs

From Zacks: The fourth-quarter earnings season of the utility sector has been quite a disappointment with revenues from some major companies missing estimates and earnings meeting or lagging expectations. Results from bigwigs like Duke Energy Corporation (DUK – Free Report)… … Continue reading

A Major Wind Energy Boom Is Coming To The U.S.

From OilPrice.com: This week we’re talking U.S. wind. It’s free, plentiful, carbon neutral and in the right hands could have a radical impact on the future. Until recently the only tapped version came from on-land sources, but that ship has… … Continue reading

Healthcare Sector On The Verge Of A Major Breakout — Or Breakdown

From Taki Tsaklanos: The healthcare stock market sector is the outperforming sector in the S&P 500 in February 2017. Though this is an interesting insight for investors, the more important observation is the chart setup of the health sector (which… … Continue reading

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust On Pace For A 35% Gain Since Trump’s Election

From Moby Waller: We’ve had a big 10% gain in the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) since Donald Trump shocked the world and won the U.S. presidential election. The market is on pace for a 35% annualized gain since Nov. 9.… … Continue reading

Gold Miners’ Weakness Could Be Signaling A Downturn In Gold Coming

From Jordan Roy-Byrne: The early stages of Gold bull markets (this one included) are characterized by strong outperformance from the miners. They will lead the metals and turning points and register strong outperformance. We saw that in the early 2000s,… … Continue reading

Here’s What Kept Oil Prices Low This Week

From Evan Kelly: Oil prices gained some ground this week on the drawdown in gasoline stocks in the U.S., which the markets interpreted as a sign that the glut could be easing. However, on Friday, oil prices fell back a… … Continue reading

Gold Is Still 8% Away From Establishing A New Bull Market

From Taki Tsaklanos: Gold closed the week with a gain of 1.55 percent. The price of gold rose from $1125 at year-end to $1258 Friday, a rally of 11 percent in 7 weeks. Gold remains in a long term bear… … Continue reading

Indian Stock Market On The Cusp Of A Major Breakout

From Dana Lyons: The Indian stock market is forming a potentially long-term bullish chart pattern. The Indian stock market has been an interesting, and potentially profitable, one to track technically over the past few years. Three years ago, in March… … Continue reading