In the Margins

Infrastructure ETFs up on Clinton, Trump promises

September 29, 2016

By MarketWatch

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have called for massive investments in infrastructure, advocating that hundreds of billions of dollars be allocated to repairing and upgrading U.S. infrastructure. The prospect of massive demand has resulted in a huge boom for exchange-traded products that track infrastructure-related stocks. Every fund in the space—which are global, rather than solely focused on the U.S.—has doubled the performance of the S&P 500 this year. Read the original story from MarketWatch.

 

 

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