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Dividend ETFs

2014 took investors on another wild ride, as markets continued their impressive bull run. Despite a slump in October that had many calling for a prolonged correction, equities resumed their bullish pattern and are up over 12% for the year. It was also a year where dividend-paying ETFs remained in the limelight. Though the Fed has hinted at raising rates, there still is no definitive timeline for when rates will climb from their near-zero levels. With that in mind, investors have been searching for yield to add a steady income stream to their portfolios [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETFdb Daily Roundup].  [click to continue…]

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Building a traditional buy-and-hold portfolio has become significantly easier and cheaper in recent years, thanks to the ETF industry’s wide range of options. But while there are hundreds of funds that could be used as a core building block, there is one ETF that stands outs from its peers and should certainly be given a closer look. The Global X SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) offers investors a lucrative source of steady income, as well as a unique methodology that is designed to withstand periods of market volatility [see 10 Questions About ETFs You've Been Too Afraid To Ask]. [click to continue…]

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Investors who rely on the current income stream from their portfolios have likely been thinking of prudent ways to more favorably re-position their holdings over the coming months. In this Q&A, David Fabian from FMD Capital Management offers his insights on how investors can utilize ETFs to build an income portfolio.

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Investing has taken a heavy dividend focus in recent years, as the Fed has frozen interest rates at near-zero levels. As a result, investors have put a heavy focus on dividend ETFs, as steady income streams can be pivotal for a portfolio. With the dividend craze came a bundle of new ETFs trying to find ways […]

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Complete List of Monthly Dividend Paying ETFs

by on May 28, 2014 | Updated June 3, 2014

Though the majority of dividend-paying securities make distributions on a quarterly basis, there are a number of funds that pay out a monthly dividend. Below, we have compiled every ETF that pays out a monthly dividend or distribution.

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Wall Street got off to a relatively good start this week, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports. On the macro front, China’s HSBC’s manufacturing PMI came in at 48.1; readings below 50 signal contraction. The U.S. non-manufacturing sector, however, picked up steam in April, with PMI coming in at 55.2. Elsewhere, investors turned […]

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The theme of dividend investing has taken portfolios by storm, as ultra-low rates have forced investors to seek stable income elsewhere. As such, the growth of dividend ETFs has rapidly accelerated in recent years as investors have shown an increased appetite for these products. When it comes to dividend stocks, most investors have a firm […]

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With Wall Street wrapping up its first full week of trading in 2014, the ETF industry is already gearing up for what hopefully will be another successful year in the space. In 2013, markets welcomed more than 140 new exchange traded products, which included more than 90 new equity ETFs, 30 bond funds, four commodity […]

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2013 was another year full of record-low interest rates, prompting income investors to turn their attention elsewhere. For the past few years, dividend ETFs have been among the hottest in the investing space, as many individuals and institutions have sought the income stream these products offer. While a strong dividend is nice, receiving it from […]

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U.S. equities edged lower this week as the prospect of a pullback in the central bank’s bond-buying program weighed heavily on the markets. In economic news, the ISM manufacturing index rose to 57.3 in November from the previous 56.4; the ISM non-manufacturing index was reported to have expanded in November at a slower pace than […]

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As investors have grown frustrated with near-zero rates in the U.S., dividend investing has become a staple in the portfolios of many. Though Ben Bernanke will leave the Fed Chair position in January, it is largely believed that interest rates will not be touched until mid-2015 at the very earliest; this has caused many investors to […]

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With interest rates looking to stay near zero for some time yet, yield-hungry investors have taken to equity markets for juicier sources of income. And in the world of exchange-traded products, dividend ETFs have become even more popular in recent years, thanks to their low costs, transparency, and wide array of dividend-focused strategies. Whether you […]

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