The Tell: Here’s why bulls expect emerging-market stocks to keep rising
Emerging markets are one of the strongest stock plays of 2017, easily outperforming other regions and markets, and that strength has given it an upward momentum that has bulls betting the region could extend those gains.
ETF Focus: Snap and Blue Apron aside, IPO-themed ETF strategies are winning in 2017
Two high-profile initial public offerings this year may have resulted in disappointment for market participants, but the general strategy of putting money into Wall Street’s newest names has performed well in 2017, with a pair of exchange-traded funds dedicated to the idea outperforming the broader market.
Market Extra: Trump’s environmental policies are ‘galvanizing’ use of green ETFs
Proponents of socially responsible investing—where one considers what’s good for the world, as opposed to just the bottom line—have seen some big victories this year, as billions of dollars have poured into funds offering such strategies and a record number of advisors are seeking data on the effectiveness of the approach. Who do they have to thank for this trend? President Donald Trump.
ETF Focus: Think U.S. tech stocks are big gainers? Check out China!
Big technology and internet names is of the biggest stories of 2017 in the U.S. equity market, with the group seeing massive gains and accounting for a sizable percentage of the overall market’s advance. But as big as the sector’s rally has been, it’s nothing compared with their Asian counterparts.
Investors pull billions of dollars from the largest exchange-traded fund tracking the Nasdaq 100, the latest indication that investors are looking to take profits from a group that have led the market’s advance this year.