Friday Hot Reads: Are You Missing Out On China?

February 24, 2017

Compiled by Staff

Cautious Investors Could Miss In China's Markets (BlackRock Blog)

China's markets are attractive now, despite fears around its debt load, capital outflows and a possible trade war. 


ETFs Could Be Driving EM Trading Costs Down (ETF Strategy)

The ETF boom could be making emerging markets more accessible for equity traders, according to a Greenwich Associates survey.


Fiduciary Rule Could Be The End Of Multiple Mutual Fund Share Classes (
Under a fiduciary rule, there's really only a legitimate need for one or two share classes for any given mutual fund. Arabia's Oil Wealth Is About To Get A Reality Check (Bloomberg)
Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than $2 trillion, enough to consume Apple twice, and still have room for Google parent Alphabet. The kingdom may have to settle for less. A lot less.


Mixed Performance For Top Alpha-Seeking ETFs (WealthManagement)
The popularity and, perhaps, utility of beta is being eclipsed. That’s led ETF issuers recently to go active, trying to beat the broader market. Does it work, and at what cost?


3 Extended Market ETFs To Round Out Your Portfolio (FMD Capital)

One of the lesser understood qualities of ETFs is their ability to simplify your portfolio. “Extended market” ETFs are designed to extend your stock allocation outside of the traditional large-cap arena into a highly disbursed mix of small- and midcap companies.


Now Even The Fed’s Worried Stock Volatility Is Too Low (Bloomberg)

Add the Federal Reserve to the list of worriers about investor complacency as stocks set new records almost daily.


Move Over Greece, Italy's Crisis Will Be Worse (ZeroHedge)

Italy, along with certain other 'Club Med' nations, has passed the point of no return in terms of big government, demographic decline and societal dependency.


The Most Pro-Business Administration Since The Founding Fathers? (CNBC)
The organizer for the manufacturing working group, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, commented that the manufacturing CEOs felt encouraged by the pro-business policies and agendas of the Trump administration.


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