IVV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. VelocityShares Launches Two Hedged ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    July 3, 2013
    Investors now have two new large cap risk-hedged options from VelocityShares.
  2. Q4 ETF Asset Report: Broad Market ETFs Reign - ETF News And Commentary

    January 8, 2013
    The fourth quarter of 2012 was a mixed bag for the equity markets. It was a quarter marked by certain domestic as well as ...
  3. Why SPY Has No Love For Buffett And Berkshire

    January 7, 2013
    In addition to being one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world, the S&P 500 also serves as the basis for the ...
  4. Checking In On the 10 Largest ETFs Year To Date

    December 14, 2012
    2012 has been a hectic year around the world, but the U.S. has been especially busy this year. We saw two new QE programs, ...
  5. October ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings And Closures

    November 2, 2012
    October may have started off well in the markets, but after a series of poor earning reports major equity indexes went into ...
  6. The ETF Winners and Losers of October - ETF News And Commentary

    November 1, 2012
    The ETF industry had another solid month in October although the market conditions weren't exactly favorable. More than a ...
  7. iShares Debuts “Core” ETF Lineup

    October 23, 2012
    iShares, the largest ETF issuer by total assets, announced the launch of its “Core Series” of ETFs this week. The move involves ...
  8. ETFs vs. ETNs: How They Differ

    August 25, 2011
    Key differences between exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) can significantly impact overall returns, ...
  9. Power Up With Utility Stocks

    May 9, 2011
    The utility sector offers stable dividends and predictable cash flows for portfolios.
  10. Utilities Are Still A Bargain

    March 30, 2011
    The utility sector offers stable dividends and predictable cash flows for portfolios.
  11. Attack Of The Mega-Caps

    February 22, 2011
    These large companies can add protection for investors, in case there are some missteps in the current economic recovery.
  12. 6 High-Flying S&P 500 Stocks

    October 12, 2010
    Check out six S&P 500 stocks that are returning more than 60%.
  13. Commercial Real Estate Turns A Corner

    June 8, 2010
    Rental rates may have finally stabilized, and commercial real estate may be one of the few bargains left in the market.
  14. Finding Cramer's Accidental High-Yielders

    May 26, 2010
    We check out good companies that now have supersized dividends due to depressed stock prices.
  15. Hedging Your Bets

    April 15, 2010
    It's easy to forget about portfolio insurance as the market continues to head higher. ETFs can help add that coverage back.
  16. Market Cap Valuations For 2010

    January 15, 2010
    How do the P/E ratios for the major market caps stack up against one another, and against themselves, for 2010?
  17. The S&P Alternatives

    January 15, 2010
    Mixing up the S&P 500 can achieve great results.
  18. ETFs: Size and Performance Considerations

    April 13, 2009
    Size alone does not offer all of the comforts investors are yearning for in their investments. Read on to find out how an ...
  19. January Effect - Fact Or Fiction For 2009?

    January 26, 2009
    A review of three ETFs focuses on different asset classes to help prove or dispel the notion of a January gift of positive ...
Investing News
  1. Infographic - The Lifecycle of a Bond

    Basic information on how Bonds work.
  2. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. ...
  3. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to question ...
  4. What $300,000 Will Buy In The Riverside/San Bernardino Real Estate Market

    The median list price for the San Bernardino/Riverside, Calif. market is $292,800, up 24.6% ...
  5. What Is Worse Than Being At Risk?

    You may have heard the old adage: “What is worse than being lost? Not knowing you are lost.” ...
  6. Can Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Hurt Your Net Worth?

    Saving your money and making double or even triple payments on a mortgage may sound productive, ...
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