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VGT  A Tech ETF Still Attracting Flows
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do The Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA: VGT) is the second-largest technology sector exchange-traded fund (ETF). With total net assets of $8.4 billion and 343 holdings, this ETF tracks the performance of the MSCI U.S. Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, which encompasses the large-, mid- and small-cap telecommunication services companies in the American market. Unlike many broad-sector tech ETFs, the Vanguard Information Technology ETF limits its exposure to the information technology subsector. As mobile devices replace desktop PCs, demand for cloud-based computing platforms is soaring. This development brings significant growth opportunities for information technology companies. Software as a service (SaaS) allows businesses to expand and upgrade software without purchasing new hardware. This benefits software developers at the expense of hardware manufacturers and distributors. Investors seeking to profit from these developments, while avoiding the unpleasant consequences for hardware manufacturers, can focus on information technologies through this ETF. The largest holding of the Vanguard Information Technology ETF is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) with a 13.33% portfolio weighting. The fund's second-largest holding is Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) with a 9.55% portfolio weighting. The third-largest holding, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), comprises 6% of portfolio's assets. Therefore, the top three holdings of this ETF account for 28.88% of its portfolio weight. The ETF has a 0.1% expense ratio, was launched on Jan. 26, 2004 and has a dividend yield of 1.56%. ETF Performance Many analysts monitor an ETF's fund flows, instead of merely assessing performance, by studying the fund's fundamentals and reviewing its chart for technical signals. Flows for ETFs, mutual funds and index funds can provide signals of investor sentiment about a particular sector, the market in general or the perceived health of the overall economy. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) monitors flows in exchange-traded notes (ETNs) when considering rules concerning the disclosure process. When the share price for a particular ETF makes a significant advance, a dislocation can occur between the ETF price and the prices of the underlying shares. In such situations, arbitrage traders correct the situation. Such activities can either reduce the number of outstanding ETF shares, causing the price to increase, or raise the number of outstanding ETF shares, causing the price to decline. Monitoring ETF Flows Institutional investors make the big trades, which becomes apparent when reading flows. Retail investors can assess the popularity of the Vanguard Information Technology Index ETF among institutional investors by monitoring its inflows. Many investment research companies watch for weekly changes indicating the creation or destruction of creation units, tracking the disclosed number of outstanding shares of an ETF. These changes indicat
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IDENTIFY INDUSTRY SHIFTS | Use Sectors & ETFs to Trade Profitably
 
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Marc Chaikin, stock market expert and creator of Chaikin Money Flow, shows you the secret to using Bullish and Bearish changes in stock market sectors to your advantage, and specialized strategies for applying these changes to stock or ETF investing. Discover how to start profiting from industry shifts — using the Chaikin Power Bar Rankings. Why you don’t want to miss this: -Use early “sector rotation” and trend shifts in SPDR sectors and subsectors for a competitive edge -Use sectors and industry groups to find winning stock and options ideas -Better time entry and exit points, as well as ETF buying and selling strategies
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Focused REITs ETFs to Provide Targeted Real Estate Exposure
 
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Investors interested in the real estate investment trusts segment may look to ETF strategies that provide targeted exposure to the areas with the most opportunity. "When you say real estate or you say REITs, you traditionally think index, and if you want industrials, but don't want residential, you still have to take some of the residential," Phil Eichinger, Senior Vice president of Pacer ETFs, said at the 2018 Morningstar Invest Conference. With traditional index-based REITs funds, investors will have to take all of the REITs exposure since the individual sub-sectors are all grouped together. However, Pacer has come out with more targeted sub-sector exposures. Pacer ETFs recently launched the Pacer Benchmark Industrial Real Estate SCTR ETF (NYSEArca: INDS), Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF (NYSEArca: SRVR) and Pacer Benchmark Retail Real Estate SCTR ETF (NYSEArca: RTL). Read more: https://www.etftrends.com/focused-reits-etfs-to-provide-targeted-real-estate-exposure/.
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Energy ETF
 
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http://www.cakefinancial.com Today’s energy markets are booming, and that’s fueled demand for new ways to invest in the sector—including exchange-traded funds, or ETFs. ETFs are investment vehicles. They work much like index mutual funds in that they hold assets in quantities mimicking an index. But, unlike mutual funds, ETFs trade on an exchange, like a stock. Energy ETFs are simply ETFs that track energy-related securities. Some of them track broad market indices, such as the Dow Jones U.S. Energy Sector Index or the Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index. Other track specific sub-sectors, such as oil, natural gas, or alternative energy. You can even get energy ETFs that invest only in foreign stocks. Most investors won’t want to make energy ETFs the bulk of their portfolio—it’s simply too risky. But energy ETFs can be a good diversifier. That’s because they can help hedge your portfolio against rising energy prices, which can drive up inflation and drive down the prices of stocks. The Best Way to Manage Your Investments. http://www.cakefinancial.com
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The Top 6 ETFs For Investing in Energy (VDE, XOM)
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do An energy exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a hybrid equity instrument that focuses on the securities of oil, natural gas and alternative energy companies. The underlying securities in an energy ETF can include an entire sector index, domestic or foreign energy producers, energy equipment manufacturers or specific subsectors, such as coal, oil or alternative energy. Energy ETFs cover a variety of business types, regions and risk profiles. Since the energy sector is such a large part of the global economy, nearly every investor with a balanced portfolio has some kind of exposure to energy companies. Vanguard Energy ETF One of the largest and lowest expense energy ETFs is Vanguard's Energy ETF (VDE). Like all Vanguard offerings, VDE is a passively managed and advised by Vanguard Equity Investment Group. It has a lifetime average annual performance of 8.99%, which actually exceeds the return of the benchmark Spliced US IMI Energy 25/50 over the same time period (8.87%). VDE has an expense ratio of 0.12%, which is very low for this or any category. The benchmark follows approximately 150 energy stocks based on market capitalization. As of mid-2015, the largest holdings were with Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB), ConocoPhillips (COP), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY). Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF State Street SPDR issues the largest energy sector ETF with the Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE). This fund has nearly $13.5 billion under management and a trailing three-month volume average of more than 12 million trades per day. With expenses below 20 basis points, XLE is a popular and low-cost fund. XLE is very similar to VDE; both are low-cost, focused on large-cap stocks and list Exxon and Chevron as their top two holdings. The main difference is that XLE is a little more weighted towards integrated oil and gas companies. iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF BlackRock issues this ETF, which tracks the Dow Jones U.S. Select Oil Exploration & Production Index. It isn't nearly as large as the VDE or XLE, but it still has a steady volume (110,000+ trades per day). The iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (IEO) isn't as cheap as its larger competitors – expenses run 0.46% – but it isn't as heavily weighted towards Exxon and Chevron. Instead, the larger holdings for IEO include ConocoPhillips and Anadarko Petroleum (APC). This should be considered a strong buy for investors who don't mind a little added risk. iShares Global Clean Energy ETF Another iShares series fund, the Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) is made for energy investors who want less exposure to oil and natural gas companies. Specifically, ICLN targets solar companies, wind companies and other producers of renewable forms of energy. This fund manages more than $82 million in total assets in only 30 stocks, making it very concentrated. Despite a steep drop in 2011 and 2012, ICLN has be
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ETF Bubble - Separating Fact From Fiction
 
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With US markets at all time highs, many investors wonder if the massive growth of ETFs are perpetuating a bubble. Our quantitive research tools suggest ETFs are not currently creating a bubble in in broad based market indexes like the S&P 500. However, we do believe ETFs can cause two types of bubbles: - Short-term bubbles in sub-sectors or niches like REITs - Long-term bubbles in corporate governance and ESG through proxy voting Our key take aways: - Know what your ETF owns, and how is it being influenced by other ETFs - Understand the proxy voting policies of the ETF sponsor
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why i do it (DIVERSIFYING WITH 38 DIVIDEND STOCKS, BABY!)
 
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Why do I do it? Why on earth do I own 38 stocks in my dividend stock portfolio? That sure sounds like a lot! Diversification - that is the topic of today’s investing video. I wouldn't have it any other way. I love owning 38 stocks, and am excited to share my investing strategy today. First and foremost, I am not like other investors. I’m not in this for total returns. I'm not in this for a traditional retirement. I want immediate cash flow that can be used to pay bills now. I want early retirement and complete financial freedom (cash flow pays all my bills). For that reason, I'm all about dividends (cash flow). If I only owned 10 stocks, and one cut their dividend, that would be quite the disruption to my cash flow. If 1 out of 38 has some issues, that will not make or break my early retirement. I leverage the example of an employer-employee relationship in today's video. What would it feel like if your boss cut your salary by 10%? It's the same dynamic with dividends. Maybe a small but (or temporary suspension) would be ok, but definitely not 10%. My goal is building a disruption proof portfolio. My portfolio is like a tank! Today's video also responds to some subscriber questions and feedback. I want to share with everyone today that I am a very practical investor. From an academic standpoint, anything can be argued. Academics can use any data set to prove any point. From a practical standpoint, 38 stocks works for me! I like to own dividend stocks in most major sectors and sub-sectors. Moreover, certain sectors warrant intra-sector diversification due to concentration risk. Some great examples include: oil/energy, utilities, and healthcare. I don't only look at my portfolio in terms of percentage allocation. I also look at dollar allocation. Because my portfolio is more seasoned, it has grown in size. 1% of the total is a lot of money, so I have no problem owning 1% stock positions. Last, it just works for me! Owning 38 stocks (will likely eventually be 40) motivates me and keeps me on track! At the end of the day, that's a really big deal. Some bonus points in today's video: * Learn why it's not that difficult to manage 38 stocks. * Learn why owning such a diverse portfolio makes it easier for me (on a monthly basis) to allocate new capital. Want to learn about Procter & Gamble, a stock I'm buying in 2018? Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGRmIeiep1g Want to learn how I stay motivated towards my goals of driving dividend income? Here's a fun video (an older one): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPQ3BQP0YFs I just purchased a new stock! Learn all about it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhujBcrq8Xg Don't forget to reach out and connect on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ianlopuch/ Disclosure: I am long Procter & Gamble (PG). I own this stock in my stock portfolio. Disclaimer: I'm not a licensed investment advisor, and PPC Ian videos, Excel files, and content are just for entertainment and fun. PPC Ian videos, Excel files, and content are NOT investment advice. Also, I'm not a tax advisor and PPC Ian videos, Excel files, and content are NOT tax advice. Please talk to your licensed investment advisor before making any financial decisions. Please talk to your licensed tax advisor before making any tax decisions. All PPC Ian videos, Excel files, and other content are (c) Copyright IJL Productions LLC.
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Sam Broom | Top 2018 Resource Sector Investing Opportunities
 
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In this interview, Sam Broom, an investment executive with Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., shares regarding his approach to natural resource investing, investor pitfalls to avoid and his top natural resource sectors to invest in for 2018. 0:05 Introduction of Topic and Guest 0:42 Sam’s background and how he came to work at Sprott Global 2:24 Sam describes his approach to natural resource investing 5:50 Biggest resource investor mistakes to avoid 8:56 Addressing North American-based investors’ objections to investing on the ASX 11:42 Sam shares his top resource sectors to invest in for 2018 17:07 Where we are in this commodity bull cycle and what type of companies Sam looks to invest in 19:18 Info regarding Sam’s services and how to get in contact with him Sam joined Sprott Global in early 2016 having spent his early career working as an engineering geologist in the consulting industry, both in his native New Zealand and in Australia. During his time in Australia, Sam became heavily involved in the mining industry and gained extensive experience across a wide range of industry sub-sectors. It was during his time in the Australian mining industry that he gained a passion for both the natural resources industries and the markets that support them. Now, he leverages his practical, firsthand knowledge of how these industries operate with his geological expertise and analytical skills honed through years working in the engineer sector, to find the best investment opportunities around the globe. Sam also has a keen interest in charting and other forms of technical analysis, a discipline he believes is particularly useful when dealing with highly volatile junior mining stocks that are afflicted by extreme and rapid changes in sentiment. His investment philosophy focuses on combining a sound understanding of industry and company specific fundamentals with technical analysis to fine tune the timing of investment decisions in order to maximize portfolio returns. Sign up for our free newsletter and receive interview transcripts, stock profiles and investment ideas: http://eepurl.com/cHxJ39 The content found on MiningStockEducation.com is for informational purposes only and is not to be considered personal legal or investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell securities or any other product. It is based on opinions, SEC filings, current events, press releases and interviews but is not infallible. It may contain errors and MiningStockEducation.com offers no inferred or explicit warranty as to the accuracy of the information presented. If personal advice is needed, consult a qualified legal, tax or investment professional. Do not base any investment decision on the information contained on MiningStockEducation.com or our videos. We may hold equity positions in some of the companies featured on this site and therefore are biased and hold an obvious conflict of interest. MiningStockEducation.com may provide website addresses or links to websites and we disclaim any responsibility for the content of any such other websites. The information you find on MiningStockEducation.com is to be used at your own risk. By reading MiningStockEducation.com, you agree to hold MiningStockEducation.com, its owner, associates, sponsors, affiliates, and partners harmless and to completely release them from any and all liabilities due to any and all losses, damages, or injuries (financial or otherwise) that may be incurred.
3 Popular Industrials ETFs in 2016 (XLI, VIS)
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do Although many people think of the industrials sector as the manufacturing sector, manufacturing is only one of several industries comprising this sector. Financial services, health care and insurance are a few of the industries comprising the industrials sector. Because some companies are included in more than one subsector of the industrials universe, their stocks may be components of any sector-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) while also being included in at least one industrials ETF. Investing in an industrials sector ETF offers greater diversification and lower volatility than most subsector ETFs. A review of the top holdings of an industrials ETF provides examples of stocks from many industries beyond manufacturing. Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF In terms of assets under management (AUM), the Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEACRA: XLI) is the largest Industrials sector ETF, with $6.3 billion in assets. It experiences a heavy, average daily trading volume of more than 14 million shares. With an inception date of Dec. 1, 1998, this ETF tracks the Industrial Select Sector Index with a near-exact match of the industry allocation. The allocation of the top five industries in the Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF includes aerospace/defense (25.55%), industrial conglomerates (21.52%), machinery (13.84%), road and rail transportation (8.46%) and air freight/logistics (7.18%). The Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF holds 65 stocks, and the top five holdings have nearly identical asset allocations as their weightings in the underlying index. The top five holdings are General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) at 11.66%, 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) at 5.54%, Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) at 4.82%, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) at 4.36% and United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) at 4.29%. This ETF has a three-year Sharpe ratio of 0.86, indicating strong risk/return characteristics. Index tracking allows the Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF to function as a passive ETF with minimal management expenses. This ETF has a gross expense ratio of 0.14%. Despite a one-year total return of negative 7.4%, the share price performance chart for the Industrials Select Sector SPDR ETF presents a number of bullish technical signals, as the relative strength index (RSI) avoids the overbought range of 70. After breaking the neckline of a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern, the rising share price can pull its 50-day moving average upward toward the 200-day moving average. Its moving average convergence divergence (MACD) remains above the signal line. Vanguard Industrials ETF With $2 billion in assets, the Vanguard Industrials ETF (NYSEACRA: VIS) is the second-largest industrials sector ETF. This ETF tracks the performance of the MSCI U.S. Investable Market Industrials 25/50 Index, a market capitalization-weighted index encompassing the large-, mid- and small-cap companies in the industrials sector of the U.S. market. The allocations of the top
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Consumer Discretionary ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (XLY, XRT)
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do Many investors exercise significant caution before investing in the consumer discretionary sector, as companies in this sector sell nonessential goods and services. As a result, consumer discretionary stocks are cyclical because their profits rise and fall with the health of the economy. For example, people are less likely to purchase new cars during periods of economic sluggishness. Although niche markets for particular consumer discretionary goods or services might be robust during weak economic times, investing in an exchange-traded fund (ETF) brings greater cyclical exposure. Investing in the entire sector assumes that consumer demand will remain reasonably strong for a sustained period. However, this sector does offer opportunities for investors using a buy and hold strategy. For example, the Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA: XLY) experienced a 130.88% share price advance between Oct. 3, 2011 and March 21, 2016, despite intermittent periods of bearishness, such as the first six weeks of 2016. SPDR S&P Retail ETF The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA: XRT) has total net assets of approximately $705 million and 100 holdings. While it is not the largest ETF in this sector, it leads the group for the calendar year 2016 with a 6.12% share price advance between Dec. 31, 2015 and March 21, 2016. This ETF has an average daily trading volume of 4.3 million shares and an expense ratio of 0.35%. It has a dividend yield of 1.22%. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF tracks the performance of the S&P Retail Select Industry Index, an equal-weighted index of constituents from the retail subindustry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. This ETF had an inception date of June 19, 2006. After the appearance of a bullish double bottom pattern on its chart at Jan. 20, 2016, and Feb. 11, 2016, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF advanced 19.55% as of March 22, 2016, with a closing price of $45.74 per share. PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary ETF The PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary ETF (NASDAQ: PSCD) has total net assets of approximately $87.5 million and 99 holdings. This ETF had an inception date of Apr. 7, 2010, and its expense ratio is 0.29%. It has a modest dividend yield of 1.09%. This ETF tracks the performance of the S&P SmallCap 600 Capped Consumer Discretionary Index. This index uses a modified market capitalization weighting methodology, preventing any single holding accounting for more than 25% of the index weight. This methodology also limits companies with weights exceeding 4.8% of the index weight. The system imposes caps to prevent the sum of those weights from exceeding 50% of the total index weight. The PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary ETF is another strong performer from this sector for 2016. As of March 21, 2016, its share price has advanced 5.81% since Dec. 31, 2015. However, this ETF experiences a thin average daily trading volume of approximately 13,000 shares.
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http://freecharts.com free stock charts as well as free stock quotes and prices and charts for mutual funds, forex, fx, stock index, commodities like gold, silver, crude oil, and grains such as corn, wheat, soybeans, bean oil, and energy like crude oil, natural gas LPNG, as well as treasuries like bonds, ten year notes, 10 year notes, five year notes, 5 year notes, and currencies like the Euro, the Dollar Index, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, Suisse fFranc, Swiss Franc, and individual stocks like Apple stock price, Facebook stock price, Microsoft stock price. http://freecharts.com is being completely updated to include companies and respected market experts such as Dan Sheridan as well as Jon and Pete Najarian's teachings although no official relationship exists at this time, we are hoping to introduce so many of you to the value of freecharts.com and these two highly respected stock options experts, we will one day become associated. We do have an affiliate relationship with OptionVue, simply the finest stock option software available to the public.
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Introducing ICICI Prudential Pharma, Healthcare and Diagnostics (P.H.D) Fund
 
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The ICICI Prudential Pharma Healthcare and Diagnostics (P.H.D) Fund aims to generate long term capital appreciation by investing into the entire spectrum of health-related sub sectors. Fund Highlights - The Fund aims to make investors participate in the core, non-discretionary healthcare sector by investing in Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Diagnostics, Preventives, Health Insurance and allied sectors. NFO opens on June 25, 2018 Look at this space for more!
This ETF Could Get a Fed Assist
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do The Federal Reserve meets later this week, and the overwhelming feeling among many market observers is that the U.S. central bank will unveil its first interest rate hike of 2017. Expectations for multiple interest rate increases this year largely explain the bullish performances and investor enthusiasm for financial services stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Within the financial services group, the S&P 500's second largest sector weight, some sub-sectors are more positively correlated to rising rates than others. For example, regional bank stocks are often viewed as one of the best places to be when U.S. borrowing costs rise, but investors should not forget about insurance providers and ETFs such as the SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE). The relationship between insurance stocks and interest rates is easy to understand, and it helps explains why KIE is up 29.4% over the past year. (See also: 3 Best ETFs in a Rising Rate Environment.) Insurance companies typically hold large amounts of cash to back the policies they write. As such, the investments insurance companies own are typically ultra-safe, meaning bonds. Therefore, when interest rates are low, bonds owned by insurance providers typically sport low yields, limiting the income stream. The bottom line is that an insurance company makes money off the spread between what is owed to policyholders and the profit yielded by its bond investments. Higher interest rates usually increase that spread in the insurance industry's favor. KIE holds 50 stocks on an equal-weight basis, a methodology that limits single stock risk. None of the ETF's components command a weight in excess of 2.5%. Just over 40.5% of KIE's holdings are property and casualty companies, arguably the insurance sub-sector most intimately correlated to fluctuations in U.S. interest rates. KIE allocates another 23.4% to life and health insurance providers. (See also: KIE: SPDR S&P Insurance ETF.) Through the early stages of the current bull market in U.S. stocks, financials lagged other sectors, and insurance names were laggards within the financial services sector. That trend is changing in favor of ETFs like KIE. Over the past three years, KIE has moved higher by 48%, an advantage of 210 basis points over the largest financial services ETF and 1,300 basis points over the S&P 500. In fact, KIE now ranks as the best-performing financial services ETF of this bull market, with a cumulative return of about 584%, according to Morningstar data. Only three non-leveraged ETFs have delivered greater returns during this bull market than KIE. A $10,000 investment in KIE on March 10, 2009, would be worth over $68,000 today. (See also: Different Approaches to Financial ETFs.)
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How to invest in Artificial Intelligence | Top 10 AI Shares
 
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International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates worldwide revenues for cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems were in excess of $12.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 59.3% over 2016. Global spending on cognitive and AI solutions will continue to see significant corporate investment over the next several years, achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.4% through 2020 when revenues will be more than $46 billion. That’s more than twice the growth rate of other high-growth tech subsectors such as Big Data (+23%) and the Cloud (+20%). We believe that AI is an exciting and investable theme. It has all the characteristics that we value when creating a thematic portfolio – we are getting in early, the addressable market is vast, there is a large and diversified universe of public companies to choose from and the investment horizon is decades long. Analyst firm CB Insights notes that corporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple, and Salesforce.com are competing in the race to acquire private AI companies, along with with Ford, Samsung, GE, and Uber. To get more in-depth analysis and find out which 10 AI shares were selected by Macrovue's Investment team, visit https://www.macrovue.com.au/artificial-intelligence-shares-to-buy/
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XBI  SPDR S&P Biotech ETF
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do Since inception in 2006, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEARCA: XBI) managed by State Street Global Advisors has earned investors a 19.32% return by focusing the majority of its holdings in the biotechnology sector. XBI fund managers aim to provide investors a similar total return to that of the S&P Biotechnology Select Industry Index, which is a subindustry portion of the S&P Total Market Index. The benchmark used for XBI tracks the performance of large U.S. company stocks for businesses operating in the field of biotechnology. As one of the most unique sectors in the market, biotechnology has long been a place where investors seek out high-growth opportunities. Biotechnology companies are those that work toward improving the qualify of life through research and development in the field of medicine, food and fuel. Companies within this sector and held within XBI are predominately focused on drug development under the umbrella of the medical industry, with major players including Radius Health, Inc. (RDUS), ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (ZIOP), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BCRX). Fund managers of XBI utilize a sampling approach to disperse fund assets, and a substantial portion of assets, at least 80%, are invested in the biotech companies listed on the fund's target benchmark. XBI uses an equal weighting strategy among the 105 biotech company stock holdings found within the fund. Characteristics XBI is a strong fund option in the biotech market, due, in part, to the passive management investment philosophy implemented by its fund managers at State Street Global Advisors. As with other SPDR funds, XBI has a notably low turnover ratio, which helps in keeping total expenses passed on to investors relatively low. On average, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the biotech market have expense ratios ranging from 0.48 to 0.95%. XBI falls below the sector average with a gross expense ratio of 0.35% due to low turnover and passive management, making the ETF more attractive to investors than comparable biotech-focused funds. Like other ETFs, XBI can be bought and sold on the secondary market, with or without the assistance of a broker. Trading fees and commissions vary depending on the trading platform used. Suitability and Recommendations While all investments in the stock market present risk for investors, ETFs with a narrow focus in a single sector are more volatile than more diversified funds. Because XBI only invests in 105 U.S. company stocks, all within the biotech industry, the fund carries more risk for investors and has the potential to fluctuate a great deal. Specific to the biotech industry, companies operating in the sector are high risk due to the increasing costs of research and development, failed clinical trials and the constant potential for losing out to competing biotech firms. Fund managers at XBI use a sampling approach to select the companies held within the fund, based on the target index. This s
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Should investors be cautious about ETFs?
 
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Vincent Deluard, global macro strategist at INTL FCStone and Pacer ETFs President Sean O’ Hara on whether investors should be cautious about investing in ETFs.
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STOXX 600 Index: Cloud Chart Market Review February 28th 2017.
 
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STOXX 600 Index: Cloud Chart Market Review February 28th 2017. STOXX 600 Index and sector Cloud chart market analysis. Trend and support and resistance levels identified using cloud chart analysis. A few sectors are on consolidation mode. Top end of the cloud offer key support levels to watch for potential rebound. S&P 600 and subsectors covered in this analysis. Presented by Richard Muller.
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Cannabis Stocks: Full Webinar -- Marijuana Stock Investing Guide.
 
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The Most Important Investing Move to Make in 2014
 
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2013 has been an incredible year for stocks. But smart investors also realize that 2013's big gains in the stock market has left their portfolios riskier than they were at the beginning of the year, and they're taking steps to control that risk. What should you do? In the following video, Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool's director of investment planning, looks at the key money move to make: rebalancing your portfolio. Dan notes that with bond ETF iShares Aggregate Bond (NYSEMKT: AGG) down for the year while Vanguard Total Stock (NYSEMKT: VTI) has risen 32%, a portfolio balanced 50/50 in stocks and bonds at the beginning of the year now has a 60/40 bias toward stocks, with attendant higher risk. Dan also goes through the use of rebalancing in subsectors of the stock market, using biotech Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), various health-care stocks, and utilty FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) to illustrate the concept. Dan concludes that rebalancing can help you avoid unnecessary surprises if the market reverses course and heads lower in 2014. Investing made simple: The Motley Fool's essential guide to investing is now available to the public, free of cost, at http://bit.ly/1atRpHZ. This resource was designed to cover everything that new investors need to know to get started today. For your free copy, just click the link above. Visit us on the web at http://www.fool.com, home to the world's greatest investing community! ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe to The Motley Fool's YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/TheMotleyFool Or, follow our Google+ page: https://plus.google.com/+MotleyFool/posts Inside The Motley Fool: Check out our Culture Blog! http://culture.fool.com Join our Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/themotleyfool Follow The Motley Fool on Twitter: https://twitter.com/themotleyfool
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Pirojshaw Sarkari Of Mahindra Logistics On Margin Improvement | Exclusive
 
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Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Stocks Quant Ratings Recommends
 
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With MPLX agreeing to buy MarkWest Energy for nearly $16 billion, we decided to see if there are any other stocks in the oil and gas storage and transportation sub-sector worth investing in. The sector's revenue is based on dollars per volume stored or transported. In the current environment of ample supplies, and rising demand for energy due to a growing economy, firms and industries that use energy increase their stockpiles or inventories. This is beneficial to the energy storage and transportation sub-industry. Here are some of the best stocks in that sub-sector TheStreet Quant Ratings says you should consider looking at. Number 4 is EQT Midstream Partners. With an 'A-' rating, the company's strengths can be seen in its revenue growth and increase in net income. 3rd is, Buckeye Partners. This rating is also an 'A-.' Buckeye thrives in its compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. 2nd is Spectra Energy. With an 'A-' rating the company flourishes in its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. Number 1 is Magellan Midstream Partners. This too has an 'A-' rating. The company's strengths can be seen in its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. TheStreet Ratings are algorithmic stock picks based on 32 major data points. S&P 500 stocks rated 'buy' yielded a 16-and-a-half-percent return in 2014, beating the S&P 500 Total Return Index by more than 300 basis points. For the full reports on these stocks, you can check out TheStreet.com/QuantRatings. Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: http://t.st/TheStreetTV For more content from TheStreet visit: http://thestreet.com Check out all our videos: http://youtube.com/user/TheStreetTV Follow TheStreet on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thestreet Like TheStreet on Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheStreet Follow TheStreet on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/theStreet Follow TheStreet on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+TheStreet
Oxford Capital Growth EIS – manager interview with Tom Bradley
 
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Tom Bradley, a 17-year veteran of UK early-stage venture capital, leads the Ventures team at Oxford Capital. Their Growth EIS fund aims to back companies led by ambitious entrepreneurs in sectors where the UK has a competitive advantage – solving commercial, technological or scientific problems in innovative ways. Oxford Capital typically invests at the first institutional round for these early stage businesses. What kind of results does the Growth EIS aim to achieve for investors? What are some examples of companies recently invested in, and why? Is there bubble in early-stage technology company valuations? How risky is the portfolio? And how soon should investors expect to hold shares before they start seeing returns? Alex Davies, founder and CEO of Wealth Club, interviews Tom Bradley to find out. -- Important note: The opinions expressed in this video are the interviewee’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of Wealth Club Limited. This interview, like our service, is not advice and the products featured are not suitable for everyone. EIS investments are higher risk and far less liquid than mainstream investments. If you’re unsure an investment is right for you, please seek professional advice. -- For more details on the _____ EIS portfolio, including how to invest, see https://www.wealthclub.co.uk/enterprise-investment-scheme/enterprise-investment-scheme-offers/oxford-capital-growth-eis/
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Charitable Giving Hit An All-Time High.  How Do You Maximize Your Philanthropy And Tax Deductions?
 
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2017 is the 100th anniversary of the charitable deduction, but since the founding of the republic, Americans have been known for their generosity, a trait that continues to this day. Charitable giving reached a record $390 billion in 2016. What’s behind the surge? In the premiere episode of its 14th season, WEALTHTRACK focuses on strategies to maximizing charitable giving and what’s driving the record-breaking amounts. WEALTHTRACK #1401 broadcast June 23, 2017.
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Is it Time to Buy Floating Rate Bonds
 
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https://goo.gl/QPCkqk - Start earning with binary options like millions of traders do After years of waiting, it finally seems as if the Federal Reserve is going to make the initial move and raise interest rates. While that jump shouldn’t be huge, it could be enough to seriously impact an investor’s fixed-income portfolio. In the hunt for yield, investors have reached into riskier asset classes or gone farther out on the yield curve in order to gain more income. Neither scenario is exactly great for asset prices when the Fed finally raises rates. However, there is one bond sub sector that could still provide some income and interest rate risk protection. Floating rate and senior loans could be the answer for investors in the upcoming environment. (For more, see: The Federal Reserve: Introduction.) High Income & Interest Rate Protection Ever since the Great Recession, the Fed has maintained a zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) in order to jump start sluggish economic growth. The Fed may finally be getting ready to raise those rates. On March 18, the date of the most recent Federal Open Markets Committee meeting, the word patient was removed from the Fed’s official statements. While it’s just so-called Fed speak, it’s sort of significant. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has telegraphed that once patient is no longer being used a rate hike could come in two meetings. That puts us basically at summer for an interest rate hike. The problem for fixed income investors is that a bond’s price moves in an opposite direction with regards to interest rates. For example, for every percentage point gain in yield, a 10-year bond would lose roughly 10% in price. Similarly, a 30-year bond would drop around 30%. And as the ZIRP has persisted, many investors have moved into that 30-year territory or equally as bad, they’ve moved out on the risk spectrum to gain real income. Both will be hit hard even if the Fed increases by even a little bit. (For more, see: What is Zero Interest-Rate Policy (ZIRP)?) Which is why investors may want to consider floating rate bonds to get their income fix. Floating rate bonds and notes interest rates are tied to various moving benchmarks, including U.S. Treasury bills, LIBOR and the prime rate. They generally reset every 30 to 90 days, making them quite attractive in rising rate environments as the bond adjusts to increases in its benchmark. The average duration for the asset class is just 1.01 years. This helps on the interest rate risk side of the equation. On the income side, floating rate bonds and senior bank loans are often issued by firms with less than investment grade credit ratings. That provides them with extra yield. However, they aren’t as risky as they seem. Senior loans are one of the highest ranking debts in a capital structure, meaning they are made whole before anyone else. Secondly, many senior loans are secured by real assets - such as inventory, equipment, trademarks and accounts receivable - which provides more potential for repayment. (For more, see: Floating
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Egypt – Best Business Opportunities, Thrust areas for Investment, Startup and Entrepreneurship
 
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Egypt - Best Business Opportunities, Identification and Selection of right Project, Thrust areas for Investment, Industry Startup and Entrepreneurship Introduction Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks such as Muhammad Ali Mosque. Most experts believe that the future of Egypt now looks good and fruitful. Investing in Egypt can be a wise decision at this point of time, where Egypt seems to veil a lot of potential, which is said due to the largest consumer market the country has. Also, the location of Egypt is very favourable and the Egyptian economy is anticipated to grow in the near future as well. BUSINESS SECTORS Agriculture Sector: The agricultural sector is of critical importance to Egypt’s economy and is a cornerstone of the country’s economic recovery. The Egyptian economy has traditionally relied heavily on the agriculture sector as a source of growth and support for non-agricultural sectors. Development research across a broad array of countries suggests that rapid agricultural growth results in the quickest employment growth, so it is the best entry point for ensuring that economic growth is broadly participatory and hence equitable. Transportation: Transport in Egypt is centred around Cairo and largely follows the pattern of settlement along the Nile. There has been significant investment into the transport sector in the country. Some areas, such as Egypt’s rail network, are in need of significant infrastructural improvement. Other subsectors, including ports and dry ports, offer investment opportunities in value-added services alongside large development projects. Tourism: Tourism is one of the most important sectors in Egypt's economy. First, there is the historical or cultural tourism, which makes use of the many architectural attractions and the interest in Ancient Egypt. Second, there is the recreational tourism, which often involves beach holidays and cruises along the Nile. Egypt’s tourism industry is among the most diverse and vibrant in the world. Textiles and Garments: The textile industry is one of the oldest in the world. These are both public and private sector companies. Processing of Cotton Based Textiles is processed through three main stages, comprising spinning, Knitting or weaving and wet processing. It is the second largest producing sector after agro-industry and the first in terms of jobs accounting for 30% of local employment. Electricity and Renewable Energy: Egypt has a tremendous potential for renewable energy: the coastal areas on the Red Sea are among the world’s finest wind regions and the vast desert areas in the country enjoy intense solar radiation. Achieving high sustained economic growth and improved standards of living across the country will lead to a corresponding increase in energy demand. See more at: http://goo.gl/hvc2Xz http://www.entrepreneurindia.co/ Contact us: Niir Project Consultancy Services 106-E, Kamla Nagar, Near Spark Mall, New Delhi-110007, India. Email: [email protected] , [email protected] Tel: +91-11-23843955, 23845654, 23845886, 8800733955 Mobile: +91-9811043595 Fax: +91-11-23841561 Website : http://www.niir.org http://www.entrepreneurindia.co
Start a Business In Sri Lanka - Manufacturing Sector
 
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We can Assist you to set up Your Business in sri Lanka. Website:http://www.startabusinessinsrilanka.com Email : [email protected] Skype: cmbsl.accounts Mobile:+94 770117760 (Whatsapp / Viber) We offer you a wide range of Business Services including Accountancy & Bookkeeping Services ~ Company Incorporation ~ Company Secretaries ~ Staff Secondments ~Business Plans ~ Financial Advisory Services ~ Management Consultancy Services ~ Tax Advisers ~ EPF, ETF Documentation & Labour Consultation ~VAT, NBT, ESC Tax Returns & Consultation ~ TDL Documentation & Consultation ~ Reports for Bank Loans ~ Tourist Board Registrations & Reports~ BOI Registrations & Consultation Manufacturing industries is one of the key sectors of the economy which generates over 75% of national industrial exports. A wide range of targeted industrial sub-sectors are to be promoted for investment. There are many success stories in the manufacturing sector of Sri Lanka with foreign direct Investments as indicated below.  Apparel industry  Rubber based products – mainly solid tyers and surgical gloves  Food Processing Industries – Prima Ceylon  High-tech manufacturing Investment Opportunities In line with the new policy guidelines of the government the manufacturing sector is to be promoted in three different segments.  Export oriented industries such as food processing, rubber based products, apparel, value addedmineral based product, ship & boats.  High end industries such as automobiles, electrical and electronics, chemicals  Import replacement industries such as pharmaceuticals, textile, dairy products, fertilizer Advantages  Well-developed logstic sector and infrastructure (Roads ,Electricity,Water) and easy access to seaports and airports.  Reliable and quality of supply of power.

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