Keep Volatility at Bay With This Fixed Income ETF

Many investors like the higher yields and additional income associated with high-yield corporate bonds, but some do not like the increased volatility that comes with this corner of the bond market. The IQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETF (NYSEARCA: HYLV) is an exchange traded fund offers them a potentially less volatile approach to junk-rated corporate debt. HYLV tracks the S&P U.S. High Yield Low Volatility Corporate Bond Index. That index “is designed to measure the performance of U.S. high yield corporate bonds with potentially low volatility. The index is…

Demographic Trends Favor EBIZ E-Commerce ETF

The Global X E-commerce ETF (NasdaqGM: EBIZ) is one of the newer members of the e-commerce exchange traded funds fray, but the fund continues delivering stellar performances as highlighted by a year-to-date of more than 34%. The Global X E-commerce ETF tries to reflect the performance of the Solactive E-commerce Index, which include companies that are positioned to benefit from the increased adoption of e-commerce as a distribution model, including but not limited to companies whose principal business is in operating e-commerce platforms, providing e-commerce software and services, and/or selling…

Make a Dash For Cash With This ETF

The TrimTabs All Cap US Free-Cash-Flow ETF (Cboe: TTAC), which is nearly three years old, is a solid option for investors looking for a basket of companies with strong levels of free cash flow and tidy balance sheets. TTAC tries to generate long-term returns in excess of the total return or outperform the Russell 3000 Index, with less volatility than the benchmark index, by selecting 100 companies that are both generating free cash flow and diminishing share count without the sue of leverage. The fund is run by portfolio manager…

How Tech Stocks Affect Momentum ETFs

The iShares MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF (Cboe: MTUM), one of the largest exchange traded funds dedicated to the momentum factor, and other momentum ETFs are often heavily allocated to technology stocks. At issue for investors is when funds like MTUM increase or decrease exposure to the technology sector. The momentum factor was beloved for much of this bull market. Then, the late 2018 market slump, led mostly by stocks with the momentum designation, plagued the momentum factor, but some exchange traded funds with exposure to this factor could be…

Keep an Eye on Hybrid Cloud Computing Trend

The Global X Cloud Computing ETF (Nasdaq: CLOU) is not even two months old and it already has $300 million in assets under management, confirming that investors are willing to use exchange traded funds to access the myriad growth opportunities associated with the cloud. CLOU, which tracks the Indxx Global Cloud Computing Index, could be positioned to help investors take advantage of new, potentially massive cloud computing trend: the hybrid cloud. “Hybrid cloud is the computing model that lets businesses store and process data and use applications on a public…