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    Moat Investing

    August 08, 2018

    U.S. Moats Ahead Despite IT Underweight

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    U.S. moats pulled ahead of the broad market for the year with continued strong performance in July, despite an underweight to IT, which has driven much of the market’s year-to-date returns.

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    July 16, 2018

    U.S. Moats Back on Track

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    U.S. moats bounced back in a big way in June as several companies and sectors contributed to a strong month, but international moats continued to struggle.

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    June 15, 2018

    Communication Issues: Telecoms Lead Retreat

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    International moats were weighed down by telecomm companies in May and could not escape the selloff in Italy. Healthcare pulled down U.S. moats, but several companies stood out for good reason.

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    May 30, 2018

    Healthcare Recovery Side Effect: U.S. Moats Rebound

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    A bounce-back in the healthcare sector led the rebound in U.S. moats in April, while international moats lagged the broad market as two industrials leaders struggled.

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