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If mutual funds can’t beat ETFs, many invest in them

Investment managers increasingly are including shares of ETFs in their fund’s portfolios

3:43 a.m. April 21, 2017
Here’s what Venezuela’s deepening crisis means for oil prices

Venezuela’s crude production would suffer even more If the country decides to seize foreign assets from the oil industry, much like it’s already done to car maker General Motors. One analyst said such a move would be “suicidal” for its economy.

3:40 a.m. April 21, 2017
Iron-ore prices hit 5-month lows on China worries

China-traded iron-ore prices deepens a two-month slide with a drop on Tuesday, following weaker housing data for the world’s second-largest economy.

12:22 p.m. April 18, 2017
Most popular funds ›
Fidelity Contra /quotes/zigman/226510/realtime 110.37 +0.94 +0.86%
Vanguard 500 Idx /quotes/zigman/245160/realtime 220.65 +1.33 +0.61%
CGM Tr Focus /quotes/zigman/188272/realtime 46.11 +0.55 +1.21%
Dodge Cox Stock /quotes/zigman/224556/realtime 191.07 +1.28 +0.67%
Fairholme /quotes/zigman/265845/realtime 20.92 +0.10 +0.48%
T. Rowe Price Eq Inc /quotes/zigman/240035/realtime 32.65 +0.23 +0.71%
USAA Metals Min /quotes/zigman/244622/realtime 12.86 -0.45 -3.38%

Exchange Traded Funds »

9 Leveraged ETFs That Could Be Hot This Week

9 Leveraged ETFs That Could Be Hot This Week

2:24 p.m. April 25, 2017 (Benzinga.com)
SEC To Review Decision Denying Bitcoin Market Listing

SEC To Review Decision Denying Bitcoin Market Listing

2:03 p.m. April 25, 2017 (Benzinga.com)
SPY
4/25/2017 8:00pm
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
/quotes/zigman/714403/composite
238.55
+1.38 +0.58%
Exchange traded funds ›
PowerShares QQQ /quotes/zigman/105934/composite 135.13 +0.97 +0.72%
iShares Russell 2000 /quotes/zigman/260873/composite 140.27 +1.35 +0.97%
Financial Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246222/composite 23.89 +0.21 +0.89%
Energy Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246199/composite 68.77 +0.58 +0.85%
iShares MSCI Em Mkt /quotes/zigman/322623/composite 40.20 +0.35 +0.88%
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Stocks »

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Chinese stocks are experiencing the mother of all dead cat bounces

The Shanghai Composite Index resembles the U.S. tech bubble of 2000, says Ivan Martchev.

25 min ago
Everyone loves these stocks — that’s why you should avoid them

The most widely held shares carry risks of their own, writes Michael Brush.

3:46 a.m. Today
Most popular stocks ›
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 23.98 +0.35 +1.48%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 60.21 +0.77 +1.30%
MSFT /quotes/zigman/20493/composite 67.92 +0.39 +0.58%
INTC /quotes/zigman/20392/composite 36.87 +0.12 +0.33%
CSCO /quotes/zigman/20039/composite 33.42 +0.14 +0.42%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 11.48 +0.05 +0.44%
WFC /quotes/zigman/239557/composite 54.56 +0.91 +1.70%
JPM /quotes/zigman/272085/composite 88.26 +0.76 +0.87%

Bonds »

Investing Social Security money in stocks swaps one risk for another

Investing some of Social Security’s surplus in stocks won’t lessen the need for tough choices today.

3 min ago
The Stock That’s as Safe as Switzerland

Want a really, really safe asset? How about a slice of the Swiss central bank? Shares in one of the world’s few publicly traded central banks are up more than 50% in the last year.

22 min ago
4/26/2017 5:47am
U.S. 3 Month Treasury Bill
/quotes/zigman/15866657/realtime
0.8128
-0.01 -1.24%
Bonds ›
6 mo Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866663/realtime 0.97 -0.01 -1.32%
2 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866656/realtime 1.29 -0.0002 -0.02%
5 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866662/realtime 1.85 -0.0033 -0.18%
10 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.33 -0.0071 -0.30%
30 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866668/realtime 2.98 -0.0088 -0.29%

Options »

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The stock market may be ‘overbought’ but there are no sell signals yet

Remain ‘long’ but consider taking some profits, says Lawrence G. McMillan.

4:23 p.m. Feb. 15, 2017
VIX
4/26/2017 4:37am
CBOE Volatility Index
/quotes/zigman/2766221/delayed
10.63
-0.13 -1.21%
Options ›
SPX /quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,388.61 +14.46 +0.61%
DJIA /quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 20,996.12 +232.23 +1.12%
COMP /quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 6,025.49 +41.67 +0.70%
RUT /quotes/zigman/2759624/delayed 1,411.08 +13.13 +0.94%
MID /quotes/zigman/6015543/delayed 1,747.84 +10.49 +0.60%

Currencies »

French election relief lays ground for ECB tapering — but not yet

after pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron came out on top in the first round of voting in France’s presidential election on Sunday, analysts say one of the major tightening hurdles for the European Central Bank now is out of the way.

3:20 a.m. Today
If the Macron Trade is going to continue, he’s going to have to deliver

If the Macron Trade is to be more than just a relief rally, then the likely French president needs to deliver some substance and not just rhetoric, writes Matthew Lynn.

2:29 a.m. Today
4/26/2017 5:52am
Japanese Yen
/quotes/zigman/16008150/realtime/sampled
111.27
+0.1700 +0.1530%
One U.S. Dollar Buys ›
British Pound /quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.2823 -0.0018 -0.1402%
Brazilian Real /quotes/zigman/15936989/realtime/sampled 3.1482 +0.0010 +0.0318%

Commodities »

Commodities ›
Brent Crude /quotes/zigman/2648933/delayed 51.97 -0.13 -0.25%
Heating Oil /quotes/zigman/25024056/delayed 1.55 -0.0036 -0.23%
Natural Gas /quotes/zigman/2306580/delayed 3.19 +0.02 +0.66%
Gold /quotes/zigman/5436780/delayed 1,266.00 -1.20 -0.09%
Silver /quotes/zigman/10928232/delayed 17.63 -0.03 -0.19%
Platinum /quotes/zigman/69721838/delayed 955.70 -1.90 -0.20%
Corn /quotes/zigman/25518703/delayed 372.75 +1.00 +0.27%
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