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ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Large-cap growth stocks tend to have strong profitability and attractive outlooks. These characteristics can help support their high valuations. Investors looking for broad exposure to these stocks might consider iShares   Read more 

Bull Case

Large-cap growth stocks tend to have more attractive outlooks than their value counterparts and less volatility than smaller-cap stocks.
The fund's broad reach helps diversify risk.
Wide-moat stocks are well represented in this portfolio.  Read more 

Bear Case

Value stocks have historically outperformed growth stocks over long time horizons.
High growth is necessary to justify the valuations of the fund's holdings. If growth falls short of expectations, these stocks may underperform.
There are cheaper alternatives. Read more 

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