Monday Hot Reads: Factors To Focus On Now

June 19, 2017

Compiled by Staff


Factors To Focus On Now (BlackRock Blog)

The major equity style factors—value, quality, momentum, size and minimum volatility—have behaved differently depending on the phase of the economic cycle. 


2 Leading Quality ETFs (Seeking Alpha)
A comparison of two of the largest quality factor ETFs. 


These 8 Currency ETFs Will Take You Across the Globe (Motley Fool) 
Why you should care about currency ETFs. 


Downside Of ETFs & Passive Investing (Money Management)

A look at how passive ETFs influence markets.


The S&P 500 Has Already Met Its Average Return For A Year (CNBC)
The average annualized total return for the S&P 500 Index over the past 90 years is 9.8%; it’s already delivered that in the first half of 2017.


Flattening Yield Curve Not Threatening (The Reformed Broker)
A flatter yield curve has historically been associated with a midcycle period of rising stock prices and continuing economic growth. 


Almost No Mutual Fund Can Pull Off A 3-Year Hot Streak (Yahoo Finance)
Just over 98% of actively managed domestic equity mutual funds failed to produce top returns consistently for three years.


Implementation Ideas For Seeking Income At A Reasonable Risk (SPDR Blog)

Challenges and anomalies abound in the marketplace as we start the second half of 2017.


5 Bargain Tech Dividends To Buy On This Dip (Contrarian Outlook)

It’s usually the last place dividend fans look for big yields and surging payout growth, but it should be one of the first.


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