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ETF Focus: Pound ETFs see massive inflows...

Mar 29, 2017Comments off

The U.K.’s June vote to leave the European Union was a blow for the country’s currency, with the pound at one point plummeting to a

The market’s first marijuana-themed ETF c...

Mar 28, 2017Comments off

Roughly two weeks before April 20, investors with a craving for marijuana exposure will have a new instrument with which to get it in their

ETF Focus: With low yields abroad, investor...

Mar 28, 2017Comments off

The dividend trade may not be as red-hot in the U.S. as it was last year, when the 10-Year Treasury yield dropped to a record

Market Extra: How trading ETFs may lose you...

Mar 28, 2017Comments off

Exchange-traded funds, long hailed as a godsend by offering cheap and easy access to basically any sector, asset class, region, or strategy on the market,

ETF Focus: Financials extend recent weaknes...

Mar 27, 2017Comments off

The financial sector tumbled on Monday, as concerns grew over President Donald Trump’s ability to pass his ambitious economic agenda after a Republican plan to

Mexico dominates in the latest round of Mar...

Mar 25, 2017Comments off

The hottest countries of the world are on a hot streak. In the second week of MarketWatch’s March ETF Madness, a series of weekly, single-elimination

Market Extra: How should active management ...

Mar 25, 2017Comments off

The trend in the great investing debate of active versus passive management is clear, but that doesn’t mean the issue is simple or even close

ETF Focus: Wall Street sours on buyback ETF...

Mar 23, 2017Comments off

The largest exchange-traded fund related to companies repurchasing their own stock has fallen out of favor in 2017, sharply underperforming the market and seeing outflows

ETF Focus: A new ETF struggles to find cont...

Mar 22, 2017Comments off

A strategy dedicated to buying stocks that it deems as having been unfairly targeted by short sellers for declines is finding few candidates. The problem?

ETF Focus: ETFs geared for rising rates dra...

Mar 22, 2017Comments off

The Federal Reserve last week indicated it might not be as aggressive with its interest-rate policy as some market participants had expected, but investors have