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Treasury exchange-traded funds (ETFs) enable investors to gain exposure to the U.S. government bond market through a stock-like instrument. Unlike individual bonds that are sold by bond brokers, bond ETFs trade on market exchanges. Treasury ETFs offer investors a way to gain passive, and often broad, exposure to U.S. Treasury bonds. They are composed of
Kristine Davis, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wears a ground prototype of the new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU), during a demonstration on Oct. 15, 2019. Joel Kowsky / NASA Elon Musk offered SpaceX’s services to help NASA make its next-generation spacesuits, after a watchdog report on Tuesday said the agency’s current
A Falcon 9 rocket launches the Transporter-1 mission in January 2021. SpaceX SpaceX is acquiring satellite data start-up Swarm Technologies, in a rare deal by Elon Musk’s space company that expands the team, and possibly the technological capabilities, of its growing Starlink internet service. Swarm, which has 120 of its tiny SpaceBEE satellites in orbit,
Dado Ruvic | Reuters The price of bitcoin broke past $46,000 Monday morning after a high stakes weekend for the crypto industry as the Senate continued debating the details of its part in the still yet-to-be-passed infrastructure bill. Bitcoin traded as high as $46,050.61. That marks its highest level since May 16, when it hit
Small-cap exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are designed to invest in a basket of stocks with relatively small market capitalizations. A small-cap company is generally one whose market value is somewhere between $300 million and $2 billion. However, small-cap ETFs are not necessarily restricted to that range, as evidenced by some of the holdings of the ETFs
While Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), the mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) rating agency, is highly regarded for its investment research, that doesn’t necessarily mean its ratings are always the most accurate. Most investors are not experts, so they rely on third-party ratings to compare and contrast possible investments for their retirement portfolios, none more
Traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The market is churning at record levels as Covid fears ramp up and political uncertainty swirls, but there are still buying opportunities for investors. On Tuesday, Stephanie Link of Hightower Advisors, Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management, investor Pete Najarian and I joined Scott Wapner on
Two of the investment company Vanguard’s most popular products are the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund (VTSAX) and the Vanguard 500 Index Fund (VFIAX). While both can function as suitable core holdings in a stock portfolio, the similar-sounding mutual funds pursue different investment strategies. As its name implies, the Total Stock Market Index Fund provides
Close up imagery of the dredging operations underway around the Ever Given in the Suez Canal, captured by the company’s WorldView-3 satellite on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Maxar Technologies Space company Maxar Technologies shares dropped in trading Thursday after it announced another delay to the launch of its next-generation imagery satellites. “We have decided to
106.71 The current reading of the Investopedia Anxiety Index is slightly above neutral, indicating a higher level of anxiety. Markets Today Global equity markets are fairly muted as Asian bourses open after yesterday’s holiday. U.S. futures are pointing to a relatively flat open, although tech stocks remain under pressure for the fourth day in a
In this article VRA VERA A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. Andrew Burton | Reuters JPMorgan Chase‘s new healthcare unit has made its first investment, CNBC has learned exclusively. The bank has agreed to invest $50 million in Vera Whole Health, a Seattle-based start-up that
Consumer staples products are those that consumers are unwilling or unable to cut out of their budgets, regardless of their financial difficulties or the state of the economy. The category includes products like food and beverages, household goods, and hygiene products as well as alcohol and tobacco. These types of goods are considered basic necessities that