Wednesday Hot Reads: Consumer Staples ETFs Face Test

October 04, 2017

Compiled by ETF.com Staff

 

Consumer Staples ETFs Face Technical Test (FMD Capital)
These relatively low-volatility, conservative stock portfolios have been on a recent rollercoaster ride. 

 

This Hot ETF Often Soars In Q4 (Investopedia)
FDN’ has a penchant for bullish fourth-quarter performance.

 

Passive Investing Hums With Activity (CNBC)
Low-cost ETFs look attractive, given such low yields on investment-grade bonds in developed countries.

 

BlackRock Avoiding Digital Currency Funds (Bloomberg)
The person who oversees BlackRock’s iShares ETFs says he can’t see the asset manager launching a bitcoin or virtual-currency ETF.

 

Payoff From High-Dividend ETFs (US News)
High-dividend, low-volatility ETFs help stabilize an income portfolio as rates rise.

 

Debt Ceiling Act 3: No Fiscal Cliff Redux (WisdomTree)
How markets will react to Trump’s surprising deal on debt ceiling and short-term funding.

 

NYSE Arca Caps Exotic Fund Fees (Reuters)
NYSE Arca is limiting fees it charges to list more complicated ETFs.

 

US Issuers See Europe Opportunity (Bloomberg)
Europe's MiFID II rules benefit ETFs and have drawn the attention of U.S. firms. 

 

Levitating ETF: Not Normal (Seeking Alpha)
IWC’ stopped engaging in anything resembling normal market activity.

 

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