SPLV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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
  2. 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 ...
  3. 13 Wild ETF Charts from 2013

    January 7, 2014
    2013 was largely dominated by a relentless bull market that saw the S&P 500 notch a gain of more than 30%, its best year ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Rising 10-Year Yields Could Crush Popular Dividend ETFs

    June 21, 2013
    Seduced by backward-looking dividend increase streaks, investors have fallen in love with dividend ETFs such as the Vanguard ...
  6. PowerShares Rolls Out Hedged S&P 500 ETF (PHDG)

    December 7, 2012
    Stocks continue to drift sideways with an upward bias as cautious optimism surrounding the looming “fiscal cliff” has proven ...
  7. 5 ETF Strategies To Reign In Risk

    November 16, 2012
    As we barrel towards theNiagaraFalls of all fiscal cliffs, investors seem fairly certain that additional volatility is in ...
  8. First Trust Debuts “Tail Hedge” S&P 500 ETF (VIXH)

    August 31, 2012
    First Trust announced this week the launch of a new ETF that will combine exposure to one of the world’s most widely-followed ...
  9. Large-Cap Value Stocks Are Exactly That ... A Value

    June 22, 2012
    These monster blue chips offer advantages to portfolios in an uncertain economic environment and are currently trading for ...
  10. Slow And Steady ETFs Outperforming

    January 3, 2012
    Low volatility ETFs lead the way in 2011.
  11. 2011's Most Innovative ETFs

    December 30, 2011
    The ETF industry experienced tremendous growth throughout 2011, and many issuers added new and exciting products to the mix. ...
  12. Seasick? Try A Low Volatility Fund

    November 2, 2011
    The market’s recent ups and downs have been stomach churning. Low volatility funds can help smooth out the ride.
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