The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates for the second time in a decade and plans to raise rates three more times next year. With higher interest rates, investors may find small-cap biotechnology exchange traded funds that track companies banking on a breakthrough drug less appealing. While few development-stage companies fund their operations with debt…
Forty-something investors may want to grab some shares of American Express, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Starbucks soon.
Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.
U.S. oil prices closed at a 17-month high on Friday in quiet trade ahead of the Christmas and New Year holiday week, even though the gain was small, as the market waits to see how OPEC manages its planned output cuts with Libya expecting to boost production.
Terrible recent results and major changes in GNC's loyalty program have prompted an analyst to slash his price target.
Heavy exposure to the housing market means shareholders have to account for some unique challenges.
Rebounding along with rising crude oil prices, master limited partnerships and related exchange traded funds are once again looking like an attractive yield-generating alternative. The JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEArca: AMJ) and the ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP), the two largest MLP-related exchange traded products, are now up 16.9% and 15.3% year-to-date, respectively,…
Following Donald Trump’s presidential election win, exchange traded fund investors have been selling off their emerging market exposure as the U.S. dollar strengthened and protectionist rhetoric scared off traders. Net redemptions from emerging market equity funds hit a five-week high in the latest week, with investors yanking $3.7 billion from emerging stock funds in the…
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