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Innovation is ongoing

June 29, 2020
Subject | ETFs

Whether markets are up or down, innovation is ongoing

Necessity is the mother of invention. Perhaps the greatest modern example occurred in 1970 when the Apollo 13 astronauts created a carbon dioxide scrubber out of socks, duct tape and a few other random parts floating about their cabin.1 But isn’t necessity a close cousin of adversity? The Dow just closed the book on its worst first quarter in 124 years2 – if adversity has the potential to generate creative thinking, can we be expecting a burst of new inventions, businesses and services in the coming months? History suggests the answer is yes.


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A dive into large-cap growth

June 3, 2020
Subject | ETFs

We are big believers in “knowing what you own” in any market environment, and amid the extreme market moves that we have seen over the past few months, it seems even more prudent. Let’s examine how the Nasdaq-100 Index differs from other well-known growth indices: the Russell 1000 Growth Index and the S&P 500 Growth Index.


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