Etf Outlook: Powershares Dynamic Semiconductors Etf (psi) – Nasdaq.com

Consequently, corporate and government bonds of long duration will probably be the most profoundly rattled sector of the fixed income markets. In preparation for this eventuality, we recommend highly diversified sovereign exposures of short duration, corporate positions in low- and high-quality paper and the retention of a short-duration fixed income profile for the foreseeable future, said S&P Capital IQ in the note. BWZ features no exposure to New Zealand debt, which has helped the ETF remain firm in the face of two rate RBNZ rate hikes this year. Other rate cutters in the ETF include Mexico and Sweden and there has been talk Norway will be forced to follow suit with Sweden. Those countries combine for almost 5% of BWZ.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bond-etf-world-diverging-monetary-121552332.html

Actively Managed ETFs Show Continued Growth – Yahoo Finance

It has 13 bullish rated stocks vs. only 3 stocks with bearish Power Gauge ratings see Chaikin Power Bar below: With the http://www.etftradingsignals.com strength in the Semiconductor group likely to continue, finding the strongest stocks in a Semiconductor ETF like PSI is an excellent way to invest in market-leading stocks which are likely to outperform the market and the ETF itself. The Portfolio Health Check is an excellent tool to help zero in on the strongest stocks in an outperforming ETF like the Powershares Semiconductors ETF (PSI). By looking at the individual component stocks through the lens of the 20 factor Chaikin Power Gauge rating , you can easily find the stocks in this outperforming ETF with the strongest potential over the next 3-6 months. These are the stocks to consider buying as this strong group has now seen renewed strength in Intel ( INTC ), the industry leader, with a bullish Power Gauge rating, which beat analyst estimates when it reported earnings after the close on Tuesday 7/15. The Chaikin Power Grid (see below) maps stocks and industry groups from strong to weak so you can easily determine the best and worst stocks in any ETF.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/etf-outlook-powershares-dynamic-semiconductors-etf-psi-cm370553

Why June records the largest drop in consumer spending – Yahoo Finance

For further information regarding RBC ETFs, please visit http://www.rbcgam.com/etfs . About RBC Global Asset Management and RBC Wealth Management RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, pooled funds, separate accounts and specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of companies manage more than C$335 billion in assets and have approximately 1,200 employees located across Canada , the United States , Europe and Asia . RBC Global Asset Management is part of RBC Wealth Management , which is one of the world’s top 10 largest wealth managers*. RBC Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high-net-worth and ultra-high net worth clients in Canada , the United States , Latin America , Europe , the Middle East , Africa , and Asia with a full suite of banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/rbc-global-asset-management-inc-130000941.html

A Bond ETF for the World’s Diverging Monetary Policies – Yahoo Finance

Done Actively Managed ETFs Show Continued Growth By ETFtrends.com 26 minutes ago 0 shares Content preferences Done While actively managed exchange traded funds still represent just a sliver of the broader exchange traded products industry, active offerings are on a positive growth trajectory. The number of actively managed ETFs trading in the U.S. MULT debuted last week. The Calamos Focus Growth ETF is the ETF answer to the firms Calamos Focus Growth Mutual Fund (CBCAX), which is nearly 11 years old and has almost $74 million in assets under management. Introducing an ETF version of an already established mutual fund could prove to be a shrewd move on the part of Calamos. Over the past year, the Calamost Focus Growth Mutual Fund has returned 30.1% , easily topping the S&P 500 and Russell 1000 in the process.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/actively-managed-etfs-show-continued-153018262.html

Sprott Gold Miners ETF Launches on NYSE – Yahoo Finance

“To our knowledge, the Sprott Gold Miners ETF is the first gold equities ETF to be based on a proprietary, factors-based index strategy.” “We have a strong distribution relationship in the United States with ALPS and look forward to working closely with them to introduce the Sprott Gold Miners ETF to investors,” added Mr. Ciampaglia. “At Sprott, we are committed to developing innovative new products in areas where we can provide value through our expertise and experience,” said John Wilson , CEO of Sprott. “Along with our three Sprott Physical Bullion Trusts, this latest offering now gives us four NYSE-listed investment funds that are easily accessible to investors.” The Index aims to track the performance of large to mid-capitalization publically traded gold companies that are listed on major U.S. exchanges.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sprott-gold-miners-etf-launches-113000364.html

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for July 2014 – Yahoo Finance

The expenditure estimate doesnt include regular household bills or what consumers spent on big-ticket items like refrigerators or cars. Highlights from Junes report Average consumer spending for Americans in June fell back to $91 on an average per day, after a six-year high of $98 in May. This months $7 drop is one of the largest recorded by Gallup during this time of year since 2008. However, the average spends remained similar to the average spends in June, 2013, of $90 per day.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-june-records-largest-drop-130024622.html

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