SMLF ETF: Mostly Mid-Cap, Rather Volatile Mix, Only A Hold (NYSEARCA:SMLF)

Shutter2U Today, I would like to discuss the iShares U.S. Small-Cap Equity Factor ETF (NYSEARCA:SMLF), a passively managed vehicle leveraging a sophisticated multi-step small-caps-focused strategy. I have reviewed a few multi-factor and factor rotation strategies in the past, including the WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund (USMF), BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF (DYNF), and Invesco Russell…

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Meridian Corporation Offers Attractive Prospects Despite Volatile Results (NASDAQ:MRBK)

VioletaStoimenova Rarely will you come across the ‘perfect’ investment opportunity. Most investments that you make in your life will, instead, involve trade-offs. As an example, smaller companies tend to be riskier than larger ones. But at the same time, they can also be overlooked and offer additional upside that you wouldn’t expect from larger prospects….

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Profiting From An Increasingly Volatile Market

DNY59/E+ via Getty Images Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”― Aldous Huxley. The overall market has ignored traditional signs that a recession is on the horizon for several quarters now. These include a yield curve that has been significantly inverted since the summer of 2022 and 18 months of straight declines…

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BHP’s Prospects Remain Highly Volatile After All (NYSE:BHP)

SafakOguz/iStock via Getty Images The Iron Ore Investment Thesis Remains Mixed Ahead We previously covered BHP Group Limited (NYSE:BHP) in April 2023 with a Hold rating, discussing its mixed prospects, due to China’s less than impressive reopening demand and the uncertain recovery of the property market. While the miner had also been diversifying to electrification…

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