Federal Reserve Overview

The Federal Reserve of the United States is a U.S. government agency in charge of regulating the money supply and banking institutions of the United States. The Fed actions and decisions are of great importance for the economy. The Fed mandate is to achieve maximum employment, stable prices and to moderate long-term interest rates.

Features and News

Emerging Market Local Debt ETFs Shine

Despite solid performance, investors have been slow to put assets into these funds this year.

Podcasts

ETF.com Podcast: How An Active Manager Uses ETFs

Dave Haviland of Beaumont Capital Management discusses why investors need tactical advice.

ETF.com Analysis

2 Smart Beta ETFs For Rising Rates

Here are a few next-generation funds to combat higher rates.

ETF Strategist Corner

Min Vol ETFs Underperform When Rates Rise

Higher sensitivity to yield is at the heart of this strategy’s interest rate reaction.

Features and News

Fed Raises Rates, Maintains ‘Gradual’ Pace

Central bank points to steady economic and job growth, but remains on ‘gradual path’ of increases.

Features and News

Tuesday Hot Reads: Dividends Pile Up With This High Yield ETF

Also, is it time to bid 12b-1 fees farewell?

Features and News

How To Build A Balanced Portfolio For Today’s Market

iShares’ Martin Small says fixed income is the most challenging aspect of portfolio construction today, and offers a guide to building better portfolios.

Features and News

3 Takeaways From SPY’s $8 Billion One Day Haul

SPY just lived through one of its top-10 largest single-day creations. Here's what to know. 

Features and News

Gartman: Don't Buy Stocks, Consider Gold

Author of 'The Gartman Letter' discusses whether stocks are overvalued and where investors should put their money.