Q&A: Using government policy to guide investment choices

From the Republican-led federal tax reform package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump to his predecessor's sweeping overhaul of health care, government policies can often benefit some companies and hurt others.

Vive la France ETF: Biggest One-Day Surge in Five Years Post-Election

With the first round of votes tallied after France’s weekend national election, the France country-specific exchange traded fund surged on a relief rally Monday, enjoying its largest one-day surge in five years. The iShares MSCI France ETF (NYSEArca: EWQ), the sole France-specific exchange traded fund trading in the U.S., jumped 5.6% Monday, its best daily…

3 Diversification Errors

Portfolio diversification is an investment strategy designed to limit risk by spreading money across multiple asset classes and securities.