By Left Banker : In this article, I continue exploring my interest in how weighting tactics affect portfolio structure and performance. In Part 1 of the series , I focused on large-cap funds to reveal how portfolios change with weighting style. In Part 2, I tried to get a clearer picture of ...
14% expense ratio), and iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials IYM (0.46% expense ratio ..... VAW over the more expensive IYM . XLB is the most liquid materials ..... Relative to XLB, VAW and IYM climb further down the market
IYM charges more than twice as much ..... chemicals industry relative to IYM . This orientation may make MXI ..... investors should steer clear of iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials Sector Index IYM , which charges more than twice
highly concentrated portfolio. IShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials IYM offers similar market-cap exposure as VAW. However, IYM 's 0.46% expense ratio makes ..... alternative. Like VAW, XLB and IYM both tilt toward the chemicals
By David Trainer : Praxair Inc. ( PX ) is in the Danger Zone this week. This conglomerate has run out of ways to fuel profitable growth. The company is turning to acquisitions to try to maintain top line and EPS growth, but that growth is diluting shareholder value. PX spent $294 million on ...
Basic Materials Sector Index IYM , and Vanguard Materials ETF ..... but is not very liquid. IYM carries a relatively high ..... Select Sector SPDR XLB and iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials Sector Index IYM track indexes that are market
unleveraged basic materials ETFs such as Materials Select Sector SPDR XLB or iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index IYM , which tracks the same index as UYM. The SPDR options are fairly liquid, but the iShares options are not.Ultra Basic Materials
inverse daily returns of iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index IYM , which is the noninverse, nonleveraged version of SMN. In other words, if IYM is up 10% for the day, SMN would be down 20%, and vice versa. Here's a little
Materials Sector Index Fund; iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index Fund; iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index Fund IYM , MXI, AXMT The strategies discussed are strictly for illustrative and educational purposes and should not be construed as a
By Symmetricinfo : A recent research piece by Oppenheimer talks about how the correlation within the stock market has reached a low after being elevated for the past two years. The piece argues that the recent decline in correlation coupled with their forecast that correlation is likely to remain