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Robots can take over when work is too dangerous, dirty, dull, or dear

Like many other trends, the shift to automation, and the use of robotics, has accelerated during the global pandemic. Even though unemployment has risen dramatically, particularly in the U.S., the move to automation is continuing because of the value it brings. Robots can complement work done by humans or perform tasks humans would prefer not to because the work falls into one of the four D’s — dangerous, dirty, dull, or dear (as in expensive).

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Take the concentration out of the S&P 500 with Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Index ETF


March 31, 2021

Subject | ETFs | Invesco

Recent developments in the S&P 500 are an important reminder of the wisdom of the timeless adage: avoid putting all your eggs in one basket. Since its low on March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 has notched record gains1 and closed at a record high on Dec. 31, 2020,2 but a closer look reveals a more nuanced picture.

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