If you’re wondering about the most popular S&P 500 index funds (mutual funds and ETFs), here they are as well as some details about them!
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Millennials are notoriously cautious when it comes to investing and to say they don’t trust the market is putting it lightly. A 2014 study from State Street found that 40% of millennials prefer cash investments to trying their luck with stocks or pricey mutual funds. While cash is low-risk, it’s also low return. Exchange-traded funds […]
A quick look at Google’s stock screener reveals there are nearly 8,200 publicly-traded stocks and ETFs, far more than most people could ever care to study and understand. One of the leading fund companies, iShares, says there are just over 60 investable sectors, a number that is much more manageable. The rise of sector ETFs […]
Even in a bull market like the one for 2013, there will be some sectors that are out of favor with investors. That is simply the nature of investing. For 2013, it was gold, coal, and copper. Investors looking to profit from the rebound in these groups should consider the exchange-traded funds (ETFs). There are […]
I was reading the other day and stumbled across an article that stopped me dead in my tracks. Even if you’re not a finance nut like me, you need to know what it said. Yahoo Finance reported recently that an estimated 8,000 Baby Boomers will leave the workforce each and every day for the next 16 […]
Beta is a useful measure to determine how wildly one stock, fund, or other security will move with movements in a stock market index. To calculate beta, the price action of a single stock or fund is compared to the price action in the S&P 500 index. Beta can range from negative to positive infinity. […]