UPDATE: The U.S. markets have reached a major bull-bear test
UPDATE: The U.S. markets have reached a major -2-
The U.S. markets have reached a major bull-bear test
The U.S. markets have reached a major -2-
A low-cost way to access 39 consumer defensive firms found in the S&P 500.
Beaten down by the specter of rising interest rates, a sluggish emerging-markets consumer, and currency headwinds, the U.S. consumer staples sector offers strong dividends, high-quality stocks, and an attractive relative valuation.
We skinny down the number of holdings for this mid-50s couple who wants to make sure their ample portfolio is on the right track.
An update on the valuations of major indexes.
Consider cost, risk, and portfolio overlap before playing with sector ETFs.
Exchange-traded funds seem to encourage myopia. As the variety of ETFs widens, the individual funds themselves are narrowing. Most of the new ETFs launched in recent months have been sector or industry funds that hone in on ever-thinner slices of the stock market, such as home builders, oil ...