Tactical Allocation Channel Gold prices are still up about 19% within the past year, but have stumbled to start the new year. As Treasury yields start to move higher, keep an eye on a pair of ETFs: the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX B+ ) and the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ B ). GDX seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE® Arca Gold Miners Index®.
To kickstart our Behind the Markets podcast in 2021, we had the pleasure of chatting with John Davi of Astoria Portfolio Advisors about the 10 themes he’s incorporating into his model portfolios for 2021
The Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF (DBEU) and the Xtrackers MSCI Eurozone Hedged Equity ETF (DBEZ) are both up about 3% to start the new year. While both funds feature a euro hedging strategy, the currency could be gaining strength amidst a weaker dollar.
The heavier reliance on the internet amidst the pandemic fed into more strength for cybersecurity. Investors can continue to pad their portfolios with a cybersecurity play through the iShares Cybersecurity and Tech ETF (IHAK) . “The evolution of the work from home economy, the boom on online commerce, the focus on election security and the looming threat of continued data integrity hacks have made the cybersecurity sector a top focus for several years among individuals, companies and investors,” writes David Dierking in The Street
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With Bitcoin in the headlines again, blockchain investing is receiving renewed attention. Certain fintech exchange traded funds like the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF ( ARKF ) can help investors marry those two concepts.