LiveCast: Enhancing the High Dividend Portfolio
In today’s market environment, generating income remains top of mind for many investors. As we enter 2024, it’s important to stay ahead of the latest high dividend ETFs, portfolio construction techniques, and systematic strategies. High dividend ETFs are gaining interest among investors, but many remain unaware of their alpha potential and pitfalls to avoid, which is why we’re inviting you to join VettaFi and Geoff Kelley with Manulife Investment Management for a 30-minute LiveCast focused on income generation.
Positioning income portfolios for success in 2024
Not all strategies are created equally in this growing segment of the ETF market, which is why we invite you to join the experts at VettaFi and pioneers in the options-based ETF space from NEOS Investments for an income-focused webcast.
Active ETFs Have Dominated 2023. Will that Continue in 2024?
In this webinar, we are bringing three experienced portfolio managers who lead CGCP — Capital Group Core Plus Income ETF, CGMU — Capital Group Municipal Income ETF and CGDV — Capital Group Dividend Value ETF to talk about how these ETFs can pursue a strong core for client portfolios.
The $7 Trillion ETF Boom Gets Blamed Again for Dumb Stock Moves
It’s the latest critique of the passive-investing boom: Fresh academic research claims that the relentless flood of index-chasing cash on Wall Street is distorting stock prices and causing extreme market moves.
Quality: The Real McCoy
While equity styles go in and out of favor, quality companies continue to serve clients as a core holding, resilient to economic headwinds and market drawdowns. For long-term investors searching for a durable equity solution, we believe quality is “the real McCoy"
The Commodities Outlook Entering 2024
Commodities entered 2023 behind a strong performance in 2022. For investors revisiting their portfolios ahead of 2024, it may be worth assessing the commodities outlook. From energy to precious metals, commodities can add meaningful diversification to a portfolio.
Gasoline Prices Fall for 10th Straight Week
Gas prices fell for a tenth straight week, the longest streak since the summer of 2022. As of November 27, the price of regular and premium gas each fell by 5 cents from the previous week. The WTIC end-of-day spot price for crude oil closed at $74.86, down 3.8% from last week.
Consumer Confidence Bounces Back After Three Straight Monthly Declines
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index® bounced back in November following three straight monthly declines. The index increased to 102.0 from October's downwardly revised reading of 99.1. This month's reading was better than expected, exceeding the 101.0 forecast.
S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index: Continues to Trend Upward in September
Home prices continued to trend upwards in September as the benchmark 20-city index rose for a eighth consecutive month. The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index revealed seasonally adjusted home prices for the 20-city index saw a 0.7% increase month-over-month (MoM) and a 3.9% increase year-over-year (YoY). After adjusting for inflation, the MoM was reduced to 0.1% and the YoY was reduced to -2.9%.