ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan, CFA
Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF RPG aggressively pursues growth in the S&P 500, which tends to lead it toward some of the smaller names in that index. It offers a more-pronounced growth tilt than most of its   Read more 

Bull Case

This is a well-diversified portfolio with limited exposure to firm-specific risk.
The fund has tended to outperform during bull markets.
The fund begins its selection process with the constituents in the S&P 500, which excludes most highly speculative names. Read more 

Bear Case

There are cheaper market-cap-weighted alternatives.
This fund is more volatile than many of its peers and may underperform during market downturns.
Investors have high expectations for the fund's holdings. If they fall short, it could hurt performance. Read more 

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