ETF Talk

The Big Business Of Cancer

If you are an American, there is a 1 in 3 chance that you will get cancer during your lifetime.  If you are a man, the odds are closer to 1 in 2.  And almost everyone in America either knows someone who currently has cancer or who has already died from cancer. But it wasn’t always this way. ...

Will John Malone Buy Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (VOD)?

Lawrence Meyers:  There are a lot of Warren Buffett fans out there, and Uncle Warren seems to always grab the spotlight. That’s too bad, because for my money, I prefer the investing acumen of John Malone. Malone effectively invented the cable TV business in the U.S. Since then, he has bought...

The Median Household Income Rose In April

Doug Short: The Sentier Research monthly median household income data series is now available for April. The nominal median household income was up $375 month-over-month and up $1,549 year-over-year. That’s a 0.7% MoM increase and 2.9% YoY. Adjusted for inflation, the latest income was up $309...

Nasdaq Lists The Global X YieldCo Index ETF

Nasdaq announced that Global X Funds will list a new exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Global X YieldCo Index ETF (NASDAQ:YLCO), which will begin trading on The Nasdaq Stock Market Thursday, May 28, 2015. “YieldCos are an emerging asset class that meets many of the key investment...

Capitalism, The Internet, And The Rebirth Of The Entrepreneur

Jeff Nielson: Ideologies are extremely slippery concepts. Indeed, they have become (intentionally) categories of quasi-religious dogma which sabotage thought more than they communicate thinking. It is for this reason that the dogma of all these ideological zealots rarely finds its way into any...