SPLV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. High Beta Stocks Are Outperforming Low Volatility Stocks (SPHV, ...

    October 4, 2016
    After two years of low volatility stocks outperforming higher beta counterparts, that trend has reversed.
  2. Why Low-volatility Stocks Are Failing (CS, SPLV)

    October 3, 2016
    Low-volatility stocks and ETFs are being buffeted by the market, prompting billions of dollars in investor outflows from ...
  3. 3 ETFs That Beat the S&P 500 (SPLV,RSP,NOBL)

    August 2, 2016
    These three ETFs have consistently beat the S&P 500 since their inception.
  4. Why Low-Volatility ETFs Are Getting Expensive (SPY, SPLV)

    June 11, 2016
    Learn about the growth of low-volatility ETFs, discover why they are getting more expensive and explore comparisons between ...
  5. Smart Beta: Are Low-Volatility ETFs Short-Sighted? (USMV, SPLV)

    June 6, 2016
    Discover how smart beta low-volatility exchange-traded funds can help you avoid many of the risks involved with investing.
  6. 4 Cases Against Smart Beta (RSP, SPY)

    May 27, 2016
    Learn about the cases critics have outlined against Smart Beta funds. While these funds have drawn significant inflows, many ...
  7. 2 Low Volatility ETFs That Keep Winning

    May 9, 2016
    While the market bounces up and down, these two low-volatility ETFs keep delivering for investors.
  8. 4 Large-Cap Core ETFs for Bull and Bear Markets (SPHQ, SPLV)

    May 5, 2016
    Learn how U.S. large-cap stocks have fared thus far in 2016, and four ETFs to choose for gains during a bull or bear market ...
  9. SPLV vs. LGLV: Comparing Low-Volatility ETFs

    April 27, 2016
    Discover the major differences between two competitive low-volatility ETFs, and learn why one may be more suitable for your ...
  10. ETF Flows: Large-Cap U.S. Equity ETFs Winning Assets (VOO, SPLV)

    April 5, 2016
    Discover five exchange-traded funds that invest in U.S. large-cap stocks and experienced large year-to-date capital inflows ...
  11. ETF Flows: Global Equity ETFs Winning Assets (VOO, SPLV)

    April 2, 2016
    Learn about five exchange-traded funds that invest in stocks of global companies and experienced large capital inflows as ...
  12. The Top 5 Large Cap Core ETFs for 2016 (VUG, SPLV)

    February 8, 2016
    Look out for these five ETFs in 2016, and learn why investors should closely watch how the Federal Reserve moves heading ...
  13. 3 Ways to Trade the Rising Volatility

    September 2, 2015
    With volatility increasing in the markets, many are turning to these three volatility-capturing exchange-traded products.
  14. Invesco PowerShares: Joining Indexing, Smart Beta

    April 2, 2015
    Invesco's PowerShares is trying to make a mark with smart-beta funds that put a distinctive twist on popular investment themes
  15. How To Smooth-Out Your Ride In The Stock Market

    March 3, 2014
    Volatility is back. For investors, this nasty problem of gyrating markets can be a real hindrance to your portfolio’s total ...
  16. Is It Time For Low Volatility Funds?

    October 14, 2013
    The recent government shutdown, potential debt ceiling breach as well as dour global economic news has once again caused ...
  17. Slow And Steady ETFs Outperforming

    January 3, 2012
    Low volatility ETFs lead the way in 2011.