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Can US equities sustain their run?

by , 10th August 2018

Large cap US equities have had a good run recently.  The S&P 500 rose 20% last year, but this year the gains started to slow with a mere 1.4% uptick […]

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Cigarettes, sunshine and happiness

27th July 2018

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The stabilisation of global debt

12th July 2018

The global debt burden fell in 2017, particularly in developed[...]

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Less equity, more US treasuries

1st July 2018

Invesco doesn't fear immediate recession but economic and profit momentum[...]

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All eyes on the BoJ: from down-cycle risks to stimulus action?

22nd March 2018

Newly appointed board members are likely to push the Bank[...]

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More high-yield, less equity

21st March 2018

In the latest 'Big Picture' quarterly update, Invesco Powershares is[...]

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Why has the dollar been so weak?

16th March 2018

Yield spreads have moved in favour of the dollar and[...]

ETF myths

In this article we look at some widely believed myths about ETFs. Read on to find out why they’re either completely untrue or at least partly untrue. ETFs only track […]

Liquidity and ETFs

Liquidity is an important issue for investors. If you’re investing in an illiquid asset, you may find it difficult or expensive to sell that asset, especially if you’re trying to […]

Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

If you’re very confident that a particular share or market is going to go up, it can be frustrating when you know you don’t have much money available to back […]

ETF costs

One of the biggest selling points for ETFs is that they’re mostly pretty cheap, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider costs when you’re picking ETFs for your portfolios. Seemingly […]

How to pick an ETF

For this article, we’re assuming you already know what your financial goals are and how much risk you want to take. If you haven’t thought about your goals yet, this […]

Tracking difference and tracking error

Tracking difference is a very helpful metric which can help you figure out whether your ETF is doing its job or not. Most ETFs track an index such as the […]