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iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)
U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Fund Flows Remain Positive For The Week In Spite Of Market Declines And Rising Yields
For the second week in three, investors were net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting a little more than $8.0 billion. In spite of market declines and rising yields, fund investors were net purchasers of equity funds (+$3.5 billion), money marke…
Record Price-To-Sales For Developed World Stocks
It's hard to be hyperbolic about the present level of equity valuations. Suffice to acknowledge: the overpricing today is more extreme and pervasive than at the tech-fueled market top in 2000. This suggests the correction phase coming should also be wider and deeper, just as many holders are 1…
Trouble Brewing In The 'SCANNZ Economies'
You've probably heard of the "BRIC Economies" - the kings of the new paradigm in emerging markets, and no doubt are sick of hearing about the "PIIGS Economies" - the Eurozone crisis culprits, but have you heard of the "SCANNZ Economies"? This grouping of: Sweden, Canada, Australia, Norway, and…
Fund Investors And APs Continue To Shun Domestic Equity Funds And ETFs In March
For the second month in three stock & mixed-asset funds witnessed net inflows, taking in $4.2 billion for the month, while for the fourteenth month in 15, the fixed income funds macro-group attracted new moneysome $12.5 billion for March. However, for the second month in three mone…
A Change In Risk Appetite
Key points Investor risk appetite appears dented but not broken - the steady economic backdrop should support further rewards for equity risk taking. Global equities rose last week, Brent crude prices rallied and firming U.S. core inflation data sent U.S. 10-year inflation expectations h…
Global PMI Slides To 16-Month Low In Broad-Based Slowdown
Global economic growth slowed sharply to the weakest in over a year in March, according to the latest PMI surveys. Although some of the slowdown may prove temporary, the broad-based nature of the weakening suggests growth has peaked. Price pressures meanwhile remained elevated, in part due to …
Buying The DIA ETF To Take Advantage Of Market Declines
The onslaught of declines seems never to end - what started in January is persisting today heading into April. However, as we touch the (most loved) 200-day moving average on the daily chart, many investors who are sitting on cash should be stepping in. It is worth noting that this is a ra…
What Is Ray Dalio Really Doing?
Source: wikipedia / Bridgewater headquarters Bridgewater Associates is a U.S. hedge fund started by Ray Dalio in 1975. The firm is famous for its risk parity strategy which has had a good run. Dalio feels he is in the stage of his life where he wants to pass on knowledge. He recently wr…
5 Best iShares ETFs: A Core Portfolio For Fidelity Brokerage Clients - Part 2
In Part 1 of this two-part series, I provided an introduction to the portfolio and featured its merits for a wide variety of investors. I then offered 5 suggestions for further reading for those new to either ETFs or basic concepts for building a portfolio. Next, I discussed the benefits of …