Low-volatility stock funds have taken in gobs of money over the past year. The iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA fund (USMV), the biggest low-volatility exchange-traded fund, had about $8 billion in assets early this year. Now it has more …
The Wall Street Journal
Last week I introduced ETFs that offer some hope to turbulence-scarred equity investors. It really is possible to reduce volatility, and the amount of return we have to sacrifice may not be nearly as much as theorists would lead you to …
Portfolio
The euro was down 0.1 per cent in Asia to an eight-session low of $1.0751, but had sunk 0.4 per cent on Wednesday in the wake of the report from Reuters. …
Stock markets
As I wrote about last week, the absolute level of a firm’s stock price is arbitrary, as it can be easily manipulated by the firm through altering the number of shares outstanding (for example, by splitting the stock). Despite this obvious fact, the ...
LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) - Gasoline stocks at independently held storage in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) hub rose 10 percent last week, recovering from a four-month low, while fuel oil hit a fresh peak, data from Dutch …
Gasoline stocks
Investors often struggle in high-volatility environments, when emotions assume an exaggerated role and trades are strongly influenced by instincts and gut feelings–usually with disappointing results. In the options market, everything looks …
Stock
[OPINION: The views expressed by Investopedia columnists are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the website.] This week high beta stocks are hitting fresh year-to-date highs relative to stocks with low volatility. This …
Beta
Hong Kong • World stocks were mixed Thursday ... H&M: Shares in the Sweden-based low-cost fashion retail plunged as much as 13 percent after the …
World stocks
NEW DELHI: Finding value stocks in the stock market becomes very difficult at times when the benchmark equity indices are near record high, which has already led to higher price-to-earnings multiples without any meaningful change in …
Stock market
Energy stocks are among the weakest performing stocks this morning ... The …
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