This mutual fund is the best in the country this year, up 65%. Here’s what they are buying now

In this infographic, the TravelCenters of America logo for full-service restaurants is displayed on a smartphone. Igor Golovniov | SOPA photos | Light Rocket | Getty Images One small-cap fund outperforms all other US equity mutual funds this year, and one of its managers said the party isn’t over yet. .

Ark Invest’s Wood dumps nearly all of her Zillow holdings

Katherine Wood, CEO of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, October 18, 2021. Kyle Grelot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Innovation investor Cathy Wood dumped all but a handful of Zillow shares from its flagship fund on Wednesday after flagging that problems with the … Read more

Joe Terranova's quality momentum ETF is outperforming a year after its launch

The Virtus Terranova US Quality Momentum ETF is up about 34% in the past year, outperforming the S&P 500.

This battery tech ETF is up 100% this year

A man connects a charging plug to a 2017 Chevrolet Volt Hybrid Electric (EV) car from General Motors (GM) at a charging station in Jeju, South Korea. Seong Joon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images The increasing demand for electric cars has led to a rise in battery metals and some exchange-traded funds are profiting … Read more

Gold set to rally in coming months, experts say. Key level to watch

The gold hot streak is still in its infancy, say the managers behind two of the market’s largest ETFs backed by the precious metal. Bullion wrapped up its best week since May on Friday as investors bought into it to hedge against rising inflation numbers, the latest of which was the more than 30-year record … Read more

Decision time looms for the first spot bitcoin ETF

Slim Kurkotta | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The SEC has until November 14 to give a thumbs up or a thumbs up to the VanEck Bitcoin ETF, the first exchange-traded fund in a long line of “spot” Bitcoin ETFs that have applications in front of the regulator. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has … Read more

Leading gold authorities on inflation hedge battle

Is Bitcoin the new gold? Not according to two of the world’s leading gold bodies, but the rise of cryptocurrency is a phenomenon they can’t help but acknowledge. Bitcoin has significantly outperformed gold for the year so far, with the digital currency up nearly 133% and the yellow metal down about 4%. The difference calls … Read more

Top active bond fund manager on strategy and interest rate outlook

Stock pickers don’t tend to beat indexes, but active bond fund managers do a slightly better job, according to Morningstar. Morningstar’s semi-annual report found that about 84% of active bond fund managers outperformed in the period of the year ending June 30, 2021, compared to only 47% of active equity fund managers. Although the gap … Read more

Dividend payouts are at record highs, but yields are down

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 15, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images After a disastrous 2020, when many companies were forced to cut dividends, those payments to shareholders have skyrocketed over the past several quarters. The dollar value of dividends paid on … Read more

ESG keeps pulling in lots of money, even as strategy is no longer outperforming as much

A wind farm shares space with cornfields the day before the Iowa caucuses, where agriculture and clean energy are major issues, in Latimer, Iowa, Feb. 2, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters ESG investments have lost some of their popularity. But they should still see strong inflows, although they outperformed at a slower pace this year. … Read more