ETFS

Vanguard Value ETF (NYSE:VTV) with $87 billion in total assets is one of the largest exchange traded funds offering investors diversified exposure to a basket of large-cap U.S. ‘value’ stocks with an industry low 0.04% expense ratio. Value stocks are typically defined as shares in companies that trade with lower valuation multiples relative to the
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Investment thesis Welcome to Orchid’s Palladium Weekly report, in which we discuss palladium prices through the lenses of the Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF (PALL). PALL has experienced a violent sell-off since November 8, driven by long liquidation in the palladium futures market on hefty trading volumes. While this defies our Q4-19 bullish view,
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Main Thesis The purpose of this article is to evaluate the iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF (ICF) as an investment option at its current market price. Over the past few months, real estate has taken a bit of a breather, after helping drive market gains over the last year and a half. While funds
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Despite the U.S. broad-based indices hitting new closing highs last week and the average equity mutual fund returning 19.03% year to date, equity mutual funds (including ETFs) continue to suffer from net redemptions. Year to date (YTD) through the week ended November 6, 2019, investors have redeemed a net $149.9 billion from equity funds. And
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Source: Stanford Earth Investment thesis Since our last publication on the United States Oil Fund LP (USO), our bearish recommendation on the ETF has not materialized, with the underlying advancing 7.22% to $11.8 per share. Going forward and in spite of this advance triggered by the optimism of a nearing agreement between the U.S. and
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Note: This article was released to members Oct. 18 The Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers.
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Note: This report was released to members 1 month ago. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Chemist’s “High-High-Low” Closed-End Fund Report Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The “High-High-Low” report was inspired by a member of
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(Source – Pexels/Tom Fisk) Over the past decade, the Indonesian economy has seen a robust economic growth rate of about 5% per year. The average Indonesian has seen their income rise by just over a third due to the doubling of the country’s services sector. Despite the growth, the Indonesian stock market has gone nowhere
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Investment thesis In our last release on the S&P GSCI Heating Oil Index Spot (SPGSHO), our bullish view on the complex emerged slightly and the Index gained 2.72% to $237.33 per share, following a tightening of distillate fundamentals. Going forward, the distillate storage picture is still favorable for the complex, given that U.S. storage is
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ETF Overview First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (FVD) focuses on dividend stocks based on Value Line’s safety ranking. The safety ranking is based on stock price stability as well as financial strength of these stocks. FVD’s portfolio of stocks are constructed based on equal-weightings and rebalances every month. FVD’s portfolio has higher exposure
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Instrument The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX) is a fund that offers exposure to equities from Russia, which include publicly-traded companies that are incorporated in Russia or that are incorporated outside of Russia but has at least 50% of their revenues/related assets in Russia. Source: VanEck Macro Data In September, the growth rate of Russian
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