VOO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. BlackRock Warns of Weak Global Economy (SPY, RODM)

    January 13, 2017
    Higher inflation and aging populations are expected to result in weaker economic growth and low stock returns.
  2. Trump to Drive High Economic Growth (SPY, VTI)

    January 12, 2017
    Fidelity Investments is bullish on American stocks and the economy as a whole, citing Trump's pro-growth policies as a victory ...
  3. World Bank Optimistic on Global Growth (VTI, VOO)

    January 11, 2017
    After years of expecting weak growth and economic challenges, the World Bank is expecting faster growth thanks to aggressive ...
  4. Relentless Stock Rally Continues

    January 10, 2017
    After fears that the S&P 500 was pausing its bull run, new strength drives the index up nearly 2 percent in just a week.
  5. Americans Working Harder, Incomes Lagging (SPY, VTI)

    December 7, 2016
    American productivity is rising faster than incomes, which could drive corporate profits higher.
  6. Stocks Fall on Labor Market Concerns (SPY, VTI)

    December 5, 2016
    Economic growth is being brought into question as unemployment claims grow, and the Federal Reserve sees modest growth.
  7. Stocks Shrug Strong Economic Data (SPY, SPYB)

    November 29, 2016
    A higher GDP growth rate and a surge in consumer confidence fail to lift stocks.
  8. Americans Go Shopping; Stocks Get Boost (SPY, XLY)

    November 23, 2016
    Consumer discretionary stocks are getting a boost on strong earnings reports throughout the sector.
  9. Mexico Ready to Work with Trump (VTI, VOO)

    November 21, 2016
    Mexican officials said they are eager to hold talks with America’s president-elect in an effort to modernize NAFTA.
  10. How Will Trump Shape America’s Economy? (SPY, VTI)

    November 14, 2016
    Economists see long-term risks in Trump’s economic plans, but short-term boosts are helping stocks rally.
  11. The 10 Cheapest Vanguard ETFs (VOO, VTI)

    November 11, 2016
    Learn about the 10 cheapest Vanguard exchange-traded funds ETFs.
  12. FBI Clears Clinton; Markets Strengthen (SPY, VTI)

    November 7, 2016
    A sudden FBI investigation appears to be over, and the markets are rejoicing.
  13. If Trump Wins, How Will Stocks React? (SPY, VTI)

    November 4, 2016
    A Trump victory could cause a major stock market decline, but it would also help the U.S. dollar.
  14. Stocks Look to Reverse Rout (SPY, VTI)

    October 31, 2016
    Stock futures point to a strong open as investors look to reverse recent bearishness.
  15. 3 ETFs That Track the S&P 500 (SPY,IVV,VOO)

    October 31, 2016
    A look at three popular ETFs that track the S&P 500.
  16. Stocks Set to Start Week Strong (SPY, TNA)

    October 24, 2016
    U.S. stocks are set to start the week higher as investors anticipate upcoming GDP data.
  17. Stronger Dollar, Rising Yields in Focus (VTI, SPY)

    October 17, 2016
    Expectations of a rate increase in December are solidifying, and stocks are feeling the pressure.
  18. Markets Await Federal Reserve (SPY, VTI)

    October 12, 2016
    Stocks opened flat on Wednesday before the Federal Reserve’s release of the minutes from its September meeting.
  19. Will the Fed Raise Rates in 2016? (SPY, VTI)

    October 10, 2016
    The market is expecting an interest rate hike in December, and the probability of a Fed move is rising.
  20. Rising Jobless Rate Hits Stocks (SPY, VTI)

    October 7, 2016
    A disappointing job report has caught stocks unawares, and all equity indices are dropping as a result.
  21. Markets Slump Despite GDP Upgrade (SPY, VTI)

    September 29, 2016
    America’s economy grew more than expected, but investors aren’t rejoicing.
  22. Markets Rejoice on Low Jobless Claims (SPY, TNA)

    September 22, 2016
    Stocks are rallying after jobless claims show an unexpected decline.
  23. Inflation Surges, Stocks Slump (SPY, VTI)

    September 19, 2016
    Inflation is going up a lot faster than analysts expected.
  24. How Acorns Works and Makes Money

    September 5, 2016
    Acorns is an easy-to-use investment app that offers users a simple way to save more and learn basic investing principles.
  25. Can Investors Hedge Against Their Mutual Fund Positions?

    August 26, 2016
    Discover if mutual fund positions can be hedged and learn which strategies can be considered to protect profits during market ...
  26. A Look Inside the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO, AAPL)

    July 7, 2016
    The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, which has $234.3 billion in net assets, is designed to track the performance of stocks in the S&P ...
  27. 4 Reasons Why Fund Managers Prefer Individual Stocks (BRK-A, ...

    June 12, 2016
    Learn about some of the reasons why fund managers prefer trading in individual stocks over index funds, despite their overall ...
  28. Who Is Benefiting From Low Expense Ratio Funds? (VOO, SCHB)

    June 4, 2016
    Find out who is benefiting as investors continue to shift away from actively managed funds and toward passively managed index ...
  29. Inverse ETFs See Big Inflows

    May 17, 2016
    Inverse ETF inflows are about to surpass long leveraged ETF inflows. Does this hint at a bear market or should a contrarian ...
  30. Investors Favoring Low-Beta ETFs (SPY,VOO,USMV)

    May 9, 2016
    Investors are moving heavily into low-beta ETFs, seeking long exposure with resiliency and minimized volatility.
  31. Invest Like Buffett With These Two ETFs (VOO,SHY)

    May 6, 2016
    If you think Warren Buffett’s simple yet effective approach to investing might be for you, consider these two ETFs.
  32. The 5 Cheapest U.S. Equity ETFs (ITOT, SCHB)

    May 2, 2016
    Find out how you can improve your returns by selecting exchange-traded funds with low expense ratios, and learn more about ...
  33. 3 Reasons Tracking Error Matters

    April 16, 2016
    Discover three ways investors can use tracking error to measure performance for a mutual fund or ETF, whether indexed or ...
  34. The 5 Largest Large-Cap ETFs (SPY, IVV)

    April 13, 2016
    Learn about the five largest exchange-traded funds that invest in large-cap companies. Discover how these highly liquid, ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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 ...
  37. The 3 Fastest Growing Vanguard ETFs (VOO)

    March 27, 2016
    Discover three exchange-traded funds managed by the Vanguard Group that witnessed their assets under management grow most ...
  38. The 5 Lowest Expense Ratio ETFs (SCHB, SCHX)

    March 23, 2016
    Discover why some ETFs are able to charge next to nothing in fees, and learn about the five ETFs that have the marketplace's ...
  39. The 20 Cheapest ETFs to Date in 2016 (ITOT, SCHB)

    March 22, 2016
    Discover how expense ratios affect the performances of exchange traded funds (ETFs), and learn about 20 of the cheapest ETFs ...
  40. 5 Popular U.S. Equity ETFs for 2016 (SPY, AAPL)

    March 16, 2016
    Discover 5 ETFs that investors might use to obtain exposure to portions of the U.S. stock market.
  41. Vanguard Income Based Funds Overview (VOO,VPU)

    January 28, 2016
    Discover the different income funds that Vanguard Investments offer, using either mutual funds or ETFs and stocks, bonds ...
  42. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 for 2016 (VOO, RPV)

    January 8, 2016
    Learn about five S&P 500-tracking ETFs that may be positioned for a strong 2016, especially in light of the Federal Reserve ...
  43. Best 3 Vanguard Funds that Track the Top 500 Companies (VOO)

    November 23, 2015
    Discover the three Vanguard funds tracking the S&P 500 Index, and learn about the characteristics and historical statistics ...
  44. 3 Vanguard Funds with the Lowest Fees (VOO, BND)

    November 12, 2015
    Learn about the top three Vanguard funds that have the lowest expense ratios and follow different investment objectives by ...
  45. 7 Very Affordable ETFs: Should You Invest?

    September 10, 2015
    If you prefer low-cost ETFs, here are seven that should be good bets in a bull market.
  46. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in the US Economy (SPY, VOO)

    August 6, 2015
    Find out more about exchange-traded funds that track the U.S. economy, such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, Vanguard S&P 5 ...
  47. U.S. Stocks Are Still The Place To Be In 2015

    January 9, 2015
    Oil is tumbling and volatility is in the tea leaves. So why is it that strategists are saying that your best bet for 2015 ...
  48. Will Stock Market VOOdo Continue?

    December 18, 2014
    The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) offers a relatively safe investment opportunity for people who aren't sure which way the market ...
  49. S&P 500 ETFs: What Every Investor Should Know

    September 4, 2014
    Before you invest in that SPDR S&P 500 ETF (or any other ETF based on that index) here are a few things to consider.
  50. With The Market At New Highs- It’s Time To Look Towards GARP

    February 20, 2014
    With the broad market hitting new highs, stocks aren’t as cheap as they once were. That’s were GARP style investing can come ...
  51. 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 ...
  52. Affordable ETF Alternatives

    March 10, 2013
    Due diligence should be conducted in knowing the different costs related to ETFs before undertaking an investment in one. ...
  53. How The ETF Fee War Benefits Investors

    February 28, 2013
    High fees are one of the main ways investor's underperform the market.