iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (QUAL)
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5 Quality ETFs for Outperformance This Holiday Season
28 November 2022
Higher inflation, Fed's aggressive rate hikes and China's zero-COVID policy continue to wreak havoc on the stock market and are feared to retain the momentum for the rest of this year. However, optimi...
QUAL ETF: When Quality Disappoints
11 November 2022
QUAL is a quality-oriented ETF with a large- and mid-cap universe. It seeks to keep the sector weights of the U.S. stock market.
High Dividend Yield Still Leader For U.S. Factor Returns In 2022
9 November 2022
Vanguard High Dividend Yield (VYM) is the top performer for US equity factors, but in 2022 that translates to a relatively modest loss. Value stocks are also doing relatively well in 2022, posting the...
TTAC vs QUAL: Dawn of Quality
29 September 2022
Although often compared with one another, the FCF US Quality ETF (TTAC) and the iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (QUAL) have some fundamentally different approaches to how they construct their...
High Dividend Yield Is Leading Edge Of Defense For U.S. Shares
28 September 2022
VYM has certainly suffered so far in 2022, but the ETF's nearly 13% year to date haircut compares favorably against the broad stock market's 22.6% tumble via SPY. Momentum for the factor funds, unsurp...
Invest in Quality ETFs to Fight Volatility
15 September 2022
Quality products reduce volatility when compared to plain vanilla funds and hold up rather well during market swings.
QUAL Vs. SPHQ: Which Quality ETF Is Better?
29 August 2022
QUAL and SPHQ are the two most popular quality-focused ETFs on the market, each with 0.15% expense ratios. QUAL follows a sector-neutral strategy relative to the broader market, while SPHQ is more unc...
QUAL Shows There's Nowhere To Hide In Equity Markets
27 August 2022
QUAL is supposed to focus on "high quality" companies by creating an index on the basis of a quality factor, including high ROE and limited accounting gimmickry. The holdings look alright, but the ETF...
5 Solid ETF Strategies for Second Half
5 July 2022
Given the current market environment, we have highlighted some investing ideas that could prove to be extremely beneficial for investors.