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RINF: 3 Reasons Inflation Could Be Higher For Longer

As I wrote in a recent article on the United States Brent Oil Fund ( BNO ), one of the largest consequences of a China re-opening is going to be a surge in demand for energy commodities like crude oil and gasoline:

EWJ: The Bank Of Japan Continues Its Wise Dovishness

With Japanese markets benefiting primarily from Japanese and Chinese wallet share, a weak year for China in 2022 could reverse into a strong 2023 as Beijing moves firmly forward with plans to reopen the economy,

AFC On The Road – Vietnam

The significant advantage of the Gemalink port is (1) it is a deep seaport which can accommodate two larger container vessels at once and (2) its location at the mouth of the Thi Vai River which runs upstream to Ho Chi

Call on KBND for China Bond Market Opportunity

KBND follows the Bloomberg China Inclusion Focused Bond Index and primarily holds Chinese sovereign debt as well as investment-grade corporate bonds, indicating credit risk is relatively tame compared to that

3 Reasons SPHY Is One Of The Best Long-Term High-Yield Corporate Bond ETFs

High-yield corporate bond ETFs all offer investors strong, growing dividends. There are potential capital gains too, contingent on interest rates normalizing. High-yield corporate bond ETFs are almost all fantastic investment opportunities right now, but some are better than others. SPHY is one of the best.

Investigate IQHI if Junk Bond Environment Improves

Fed officials, however, forecast interest rates to remain high for the whole of this year, with the central bank’s target policy rate remaining just over 5% until the end of 2023,” noted Reuters. That could be good news for

Tap Into Municipal Bonds With VTEB and VTES (When You Can)

The Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF (VTEB) tracks the Standard & Poor’s National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, which measures the performance of the investment-grade segment of the U.S. municipal bond

Capitalism Could Be Helpful in ESG Bond Market

Caskey and Chang found that SLL borrowers were 22.7% more likely to attribute good ESG performance to the pandemic, and 21.5% more likely to report bad news,” added UCLA. Capitalism can work through those

Biotech Bonanza: 2023 Biotech Outlook As The Fed Remains Hawkish

Federal Reserve interest rate policy to again remain the market focus this year and create a chaotic first half. Biotechnology should be favorably positioned relative to the market if the economy slips into a recession. Biotech fortunes near term are to be determined by the performance of the 10-year yield, which should likely remain anchored…

Investors Are Redeeming This Cannabis ETF’s Shares (NYSEARCA:MSOS)

I have been watching MSOS since before it launched. Before its collapse, I warned investors about its high concentration in just the five largest MSOs. The ETF has been adding shares extensively, but recently there have been redemptions.

HAP: It’s Hard Not To Like This Fund (NYSEARCA:HAP)

VanEck Natural Resources ETF tracks an index of hard asset firms. HAP has a global portfolio with holdings across six continents. The fund invests in companies that generate at least half their revenue from hard assets including agriculture, alternatives, base/industrial metals, energy, forest products and precious metals. HAP has had an impressive run of late…

Live Off Dividends With 2 Big Income Picks

I learned a long time ago that you can be paid for simply investing in other’s success. Living off dividends has been a lifelong goal of mine. We look at two of the best managed companies in the United States, in my humble opinion.

Europe’s ESG ETF industry proves resilient

Morningstar notes that one of the most significant flow trends during 2022 was investors’ continued support for ESG-tailored ETFs which gathered €51bn net new assets, despite these strategies underperforming more mainstream exposures over the year. According to BI’s Global Asset

Invesco S&P 500 Momentum ETF: Large Cap Momentum At Its Best (NYSEARCA:SPMO)

Momentum is the simple idea that stocks which performed relatively strong over the recent past (winners) tend to outperform those that performed poorly (losers). The Invesco S&P 500 Momentum ETF invests in the 100 stocks with the highest “momentum score” (12-month return) from the S&P 500 Index. Since inception in 2015, SPMO delivered momentum exposure…