Hot Reads: SPY’s Web of Influence

Hot Reads: SPY’s Web of Influence

How the world’s largest ETF changed financial markets.

Reviewed by: Lisa Barr
Edited by: Lisa Barr

How the World’s Largest ETF Changed Financial Markets (Morningstar)

These five charts show SPY’s web of influence.


Powell Just Cleared the Way for Stock Prices to Move Higher (The Street)

The stock and bond markets have largely rejected the Fed chair’s hawkish overtones.


Bond Investors Could Get ‘Second Chance’ to Lock in High Rates (ThinkAdvisor)

The coming weeks could be pivotal for bond markets as investors process good news such as January’s exceptionally strong new jobs report.


2023’s Emerging Market Rally Already in Danger of Slowing (Advisor Perspectives)

Cracks are appearing in Wall Street’s bullish case for emerging markets, as hurdles prompt a more selective approach to investment.


Are Utilities Suddenly a Growth Sector? (Morningstar)

Electric cars and clean energy give firms great growth potential, with plenty of room to run.


Goldman Cuts Recession Odds to 25% (Financial Advisor)

Economists at the company say the risk of a U.S. recession is receding amid signs of improving business sentiment.


4 ETFs for Adding a 10% Yield to Your Portfolio (ETF Focus)

These funds mostly target narrow markets and niches, and make great portfolio diversifiers.

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