50-50 Chance of Fed Rate Cut
Milton Ezrati, chief economist at Vested, weighs in on the central bank monetary policy outlook and the risks on the horizon for the global economy.
SmileDirectClub Brushes Away Debut Slump
The direct-to-consumer teeth-straightening startup turned its frown upside down following a disappointing market debut.
Markets Update: Bond Yields, Stocks &...
Bond yields continued to rise and U.S. stocks saw another mixed close Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing relatively flat for the second day in a row. Oil futures fell as the news broke that national security advisor John Bolton was on his way out of the White House.
The ETF Show - Yield vs. Risk
In a volatile market with a rising rate environment the search for total returns can be a challenge. Briton Ryan, Head of Capital Markets at Nuveen discusses the rise of fixed income ETFs and offers perspective into the magnitude of inflow demand. Matthew E. Schreiber, President & Chief Investment Strategist at WBI examines the importance of dividends and capital growth with lower volatility.
Small-Cap Stocks Staging a Comeback!
The Russell 2,000 started the first half of the week in the green, rallying much more than the S&P 500 which was relatively flat. Turning to eco data, a key measure of labor demand fell for the second month in a row. The Fed will also be watching inflation data coming out ahead of the September rate decision.
Central Banks Eyes Stimulus for Global...
Global central banks are expected to introduce monetary easing and stimulus measures to prompt economies being pressured by trade tensions and a slowdown in growth.
Why we don’t chase dividend yield
Dividend yield is just a ratio and doesn’t tell you much about a company, says veteran investor Scott Davis -- and fixating on yield can get you into trouble.
Fed to Weigh Jobs Growth Slowdown
Ahead of the September Federal Reserve meeting, the U.S. jobs report showed that a fewer-than-expected 130,000 new jobs were created in August. Fed Chair Powell, described the economy and labor market as "healthy" at a speaking engagement in Switzerland.
IPO Watch - Autumn Preview
The U.S. market is gearing up for its biggest IPO year measured by proceeds since 2014. SmileDirectClub, Peloton Interactive, 10x Genomics, IGM Biosciences and Satsuma Pharmaceuticals will list on the NASDAQ.
The ETF Show - Alternative Investments
ETFs offer a way to make alternative investments more accessible. Edward Coyne of Sprott Asset Management discusses the outlook for precious metals and provides insight into factor-based gold miners and junior gold mining ETFs. Sal Gilbertie of Teucrium Trading, highlights direct exposure to agricultural commodities without a futures account.
Stocks Start September in the Red
U.S. Equities fell at the start of September as trade tensions intensified, new tariffs on $112 billion of Chinese imports took effect, and U.S. manufacturing data disappointed. Still, investors are finding relief in real estate and utilities. Those two sectors hit record highs.
Trade Tensions and Brexit Woes Highlight...
Concerns about the slowing global economy and impact of U.S.-China trade tensions did little to temper uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The upcoming central bank announcements from the ECB and FOMC are awaited.
Global Markets Await Central Bank Decisions
September beckons central bank rate announcements from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Rate decisions and stimulus measures are awaited as uncertainty over economic growth and trade war continue to sway sentiment.
Peloton Pedals Closer to IPO
Peloton Interactive filed for an IPO with initial valuation estimates pegging a hefty multi-billion dollar sum. The company has experienced massive growth accompanied by significant losses. The stock for the fitness startup will be listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol PTON.
Some secrets clients keep from their advisors
Our research indicates that clients routinely keep secrets from their advisors. Senior market research manager Mike Van Wyk details one prevalent type that threatens to damage the professional relationship.
The ETF Show - Diversification in an Aging...
Flight to safety amid market volatility can ignite sudden moves across asset classes. Christopher Johnson, Vice President, Head of ETF Capital Markets...
Does ETF Data and Analytics Matter?
Industry trends on ETF data and analytics and recent news on CFRA-First Bridge
Sector Investing and Sub-Industry Outlooks
Current views on sector weighting opinions and why sub-industries matter