If you are light on foreign holdings and if you have cash to put to work, consider EWU.
Are U.S. stocks still the place to be? Yes and no.
It's unclear if investors are embracing the Fed's expressed confidence.
Think short-term hedging, defense and multiple assets.
Investors who allocated a portion of their capital abroad have been experiencing a whole lot of performance envy lately.
One has to wonder if we may be witnessing a last hurrah for stocks tied to household consumption.
The herd appears to be ignoring the reality that it is buying stocks near all-time highs while simultaneously dismissing the potential of commodities after years of disappointment.
Exchange-traded fund enthusiasts are not throwing in the towel when it comes to the pursuit of higher yielding income, whether it comes from junk bonds, master limited partnerships or multi-asset funds.
When things go wrong you have to cut underperformers, even your favorites, and invest in something else.
If a stock correction is severe enough, the Federal Reserve may vote to increase its monthly bond purchasing activity.