ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan, CFA
Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth RPG targets stocks representing the fastest-growing third of the S&P 500, which includes stocks such as Facebook FB, Under Armour UA, and Expedia EXPE. The fund has a stronger growth   Read more 

Bull Case

Investors can add a growth tilt to their portfolios with a smaller investment in this fund than many of its peers would require.
Fast-growing stocks toward the smaller end of the S&P 500 may 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.
On average, growth stocks have underperformed their value counterparts in nearly every market studied over the long term.  Read more 

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