ETFs

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President Trump Looks to Again Help Steel ETF

The VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (NYSEArca: SLX) was boosted Tuesday on reports that the Trump Administration could pursue additional tariffs on Chinese steel imports. SLX, the only exchange traded fund dedicated to steel stocks, was one of the best-performing ETFs during the 2016 presidential election year as President Trump promised massive infrastructure spending while sounding…

Spain, Eurozone’s 4th Largest Economy, Hot for ETF Investing

After several years of glum performances, iShares MSCI Spain Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWP), the largest exchange traded fund tracking stocks in the Eurozone’s fourth-largest economy, is up nearly 23%. That makes EWP one of the best-performing single-country developed markets ETFs and speaks to a strengthening Spanish economy. European economies are expected to enjoy earnings growth…

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Retirement

Virtus ETF Launch Shorts Exposure to Large/Mid-Cap U.S. Equities

A new exchange traded fund that innovatively shorts exposure to large- and mid-cap U.S. equities without daily rebalancing and, in the process, mitigates swaps-based risks launched today on Nasdaq. The launch comes from Virtus ETF Solutions, an affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTS) and multi-manager ETF sponsor. The Virtus Enhanced Short U.S. Equity ETF (NYSE:…

Investing in Dividend ETFs With Long, Real-Time Records

There are myriad dividend exchange funds with which investors can use to tap dividend growth. In fact, dividend ETFs have been among the primary drivers of the smart or strategic boom. Investors looking for dividend exchange traded funds with long, real-time track records and unique weighting methodologies have some compelling options to consider, including the…

Why Tesla Inc Is Moving Into China

To reach the ambitious goal of 500,000 cars per year, Musk is going to have to make concessions as he enters a crucial market for electric vehicles.

A New View on China Following MSCI Move

Index provider MSCI Inc. said last week it will include China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and the MSCI ACWI Index beginning in June 2018. That move is seen as beneficial to an array of exchange traded funds, including the VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext ETF (NYSEArca: PEK), VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC CSI 300…