Blockchain tech and ETFs

Most of us know about blockchain thanks to bitcoin. Blockchain technology offers a way for untrusted parties to reach agreement (consensus) on a common digital history without the use of an intermediary. At its most basic levels, the blockchain uses cryptography that...
Should You Invest In Physical Gold Or An ETF?

Should You Invest In Physical Gold Or An ETF?

By John Anderson Should you be buying physical gold, or an ETF that tracks gold? Gold is an investment that everyone should have some exposure two. The basic idea here is that holding an ETF enables one to get exposure to the price of gold without having to possess...
What is Going on With Gold?

What is Going on With Gold?

Comex gold tumbles to near four-month lows, weighed by strength in the U.S. dollar and stock market as well as upbeat economic data; gold currently -0.9% at $1,266.30/oz, silver -1.6% at $16.11/oz. “Sentiment is bearish for gold… The rise in U.S. trade deficit...

Smart Beta ETFs: The Case Of Bond Funds

By Charles Bucket: Smart beta ETFs focusing on equities are popular these days – that is a fact. Smart beta ETFs are equity indices and are based on factor investing. They simply use factors like momentum, value, low-risk, volatility, etc. to choose the correct stocks...
Should You Buy Exposure To French Stocks?

Should You Buy Exposure To French Stocks?

This is the another in a series of articles that makes a fundamental macroeconomic sectoral flow analysis of the economies of key countries across the globe. Quad 7 Capital is in agreement that French stocks are a buy if Marine Le Penn wins her election. The purpose...