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ETF Stats for February 2015 – Actively Managed Assets Jump 10%

The ETF industry roared back in February after beginning the year with a negative start in January.  Twenty-two new products came to market during the month and seven shuttered operations.  Assets jumped 5.3% to $2.1 trillion, which by our...

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Schwab’s new service raises eyebrows

Charles Schwab introduces a free investment service for consumers. The New York Times...

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This ETF Goes for Less Volatility, Luring Anxious Investors

Filed under: Earnings, ETFs, Investing Basics, Investing Shutterstock Let's be honest: In the face of a dicey global economy, the relentless forward march of the market is causing anxiety not only for those on the sidelines, but also for investors...

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Schwab’s Service for Investors Seeking Thrifty Advice Raises Eyebrows

Whether the service, called Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, is truly free — or is just intended to seem that way — is a matter of...

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ETF Scorecard – March 6th Edition

To help investors keep up with markets, we present our ETF Scorecard, which takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. ...

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US Sector ETF Performance – March 5

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WisdomTree Rolls Out Small-Cap, Hedged Europe ETF

WisdomTree Investments has added another way to play the strong U.S. dollar with today's launch of the WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund (EUSC). As its name applies, this exchange-traded fund taps into European small-caps stocks while...

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Vanguard: Passive with investing, not governance

The largest U.S. mutual fund provider has a message for the boards of directors of America's biggest companies: We're watching how they're being...

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US Sector ETF Performance – March 4

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Think B.I.G. From Bespoke Has Moved

Thank you for visiting our free Think B.I.G. blog site!  If you've reached this site looking for fresh content from Bespoke Investment Group, please visit our new Think B.I.G. page at http://bespokepremium.com/think-big.   If you...

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Is the GXG ETF the Best Way to Play Colombia?

Is the Global X MSCI Colombia ETF the best way to play Colombia? ...

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Janus Readies ETF; Edward Jones Pushes Back Fund Rollouts

Investors can expect a new fixed income fund led by ex-PIMCO chief Bill Gross and equity products from Edward Jones' Bridge Builder...

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Vanguard Shuns Bogle, Increases International Exposure

John Bogle made headlines a few weeks back when he declared that a US investor shouldn’t have any foreign exposure. He was making a fairly active allocation decision here by saying that an investor should maintain a strict home bias. I said...

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Deutsche Bank Launches 3 ETFs, WisdomTree Unveils Small Cap Euro Hedged Fund (EMIH, HYIH, IGIH, EUSC)

March started off with a bang, as Deutsche Bank and WisdomTree have collectively unveiled four new ETFs this week. Below, we take a look at each of the new funds and their strategies: ...

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Russia: Moscow Stock Exchange, Russian ETF

I own the Russian ETF, I became... READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE ON THE NEW WEBSITE: JIM TALKS MARKETSJim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several books and also...

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Vanguard and BlackRock Are Raising Their Voices

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Vanguard Group and BlackRock, giant fund managers once known for quiet relationships with the companies in which they invest, say they are getting more...

Two of America's biggest passive funds are about to get aggressive with companies

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Prominent fund managers Vanguard and BlackRock are the latest firms to embrace shareholder activism. On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that both companies are becoming more involved with the companies they invest in and their corporate...

BlackRock and Vanguard Step Into Activist Investor Ring

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Back in the 1970s and 1980s, “activist investors” were also called corporate raiders.  Essentially, these large investors would buy up a company, strip it for parts and sell off the assets.  Today, activist investors take on a new,...

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Y Combinator’s Sam Altman On the Elements of a Successful Startup

 You don’t have to have millions of dollars or the best team possible to launch a winning startup. What you do need to have, however, is passion according to Sam Altman in an interview he gave with at Startup Grind 2015 When an...

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Bespoke Morning Lineup: 3/4/15

Good morning!  Here's a rundown of what's going on heading into today's open.  Snapshot: European Services PMIs were downgraded slightly versus Flash readings overnight, while Eurozone retail sales followed...

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Government and Corporate bond ETF’s breaking short-term support

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Government Bond ETF TLT and Corporate Bond ETF LQD have done really well since the 2014 lows. Both are attempting to break short-term support with momentum lofty and curling lower. Trend change at hand or near? Bond and Utility...

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Vanguard tiptoes into the liquid alternatives market

New multialternative fund seen as endorsement of alts, while pressuring...

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A New Breed of Alternatives ETF: Interview with Reality Shares (DIVY)

ETFs have opened up the doors to investment strategies that were simply out-of-reach for most not too long ago. One example of democratization in the investment landscape is the introduction of exchange-traded products that allow for investors to...

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How Investors Can Make Money Using the Livestock COW ETF

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The past year has seen assets flowing into relatively risky investments, like U.S. equities -- as opposed to bonds and other, traditionally safer assets. And when money is flowing into one investment class, there is typically...

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4 Biotechs Expected to See Huge Buying on PowerShares Rebalance

All the major money management firms that run exchange traded funds have to do regular quarterly rebalances to reset their portfolios to the proper allocation...

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US Sector ETF Performance – March 2

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Nasdaq Rally Stems From 'Actual Profits,' Not Speculation: Schwab Strategist

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When the Nasdaq Composite Index last hit 5,000 back in 2000, stocks crashed soon after, but one strategist said history won't repeat itself this time around.  Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and...

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ETF Pick of the Month: Cheap Oil Euphoria is Waning

We are recommending a new short position for the month ahead, which looks to favorably position investors in anticipation of a trend reversal in an industry ETF that has flourished amid the collapse in oil prices. Below, we outline our investment thesis...

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ETF Pick of the Month: Long Foreign Oil Producer

We are recommending a new long position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of a pullback in a particular corner of the South American equity market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as...

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Think B.I.G. From Bespoke Has Moved

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Investing: I Recently Bought A Sector ETF

I actually bought a... READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE ON THE NEW WEBSITE: JIM TALKS MARKETSJim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several books and also a financial...

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Exclusive: SEC plans to level playing field for newer ETF firms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may strip Vanguard Group, BlackRock Inc and State Street Corp, the oldest and biggest providers of exchange-traded funds, of an advantage they hold over newer rivals in how they assemble...

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Will there be a Marijuana ETF in 2015?

As more and more states either allow medical marijuana to be sold or outright legalize the drug, investors interests in the business of marijuana have grown. Countless outfits have popped up on the public markets, mainly on the OTC or over the counter...

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US Sector ETF Performance – February 27

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