ETF Talk

Gold Prices Surge To 7-Week Highs Amid Brexit, Trump Worries

Analysts are getting increasingly bullish on the yellow metal as a result. One fund manager told Reuters:
“Gold is going to do very well in the first half of the year due to Brexit concerns, Chinese currency pressure and uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump’s policies,” said...

Analyst: Multi-Decade Bond Bull Market Is Far From Over

Sarni writes that while a short-term correction in bonds will likely continue, investors still have several opportunities in fixed income. What’s more, institutional demand for bonds has not waned:
While we expect some correction in the fixed income markets, we see value in munis, high yield...

SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF Was Today’s Biggest ETF Dollar Gainer

Behind The Gains
MDY closed today at $306.65 per share, up $1.69 (+0.55%). Putting this move in context, the S&P 500 index — largely considered the most popular and useful benchmark for equity performance — closed up $0.52 (+0.23%) on the day.
MDY’s trading volume today was a total of...

Nintendo Shares Tank 5% As New “Switch” Console Underwhelms

The exact reasons why Nintendo is plunging so much aren’t completely clear, but the console’s unconventional (read: hard-to-wrap-your-head-around) design and relatively high price tag probably have a lot to do with it. Nintendo said Switch would be initially priced at $299, which is...