ETF Picks of the Month

For active investors seeking to identify actionable ETF investment ideas, our team of analysts analyzes technical and fundamental price drivers of more than 1,400 ETFs to identify both short and longer-term opportunities with a focus on absolute returns. Recommendations are actionable investment ideas that are poised for outperformance over the next week to 90 days.

  • ETF Picks of the Month August 2014

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Sell the Most Vulnerable Sector

      We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to favorably position investors in the event of a broad market pullback. No one knows when the much-awaited correction will start, but when it does come around, this recommended short position could return a handsome profit. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Long Europe with a Twist

      We are recommending a new long  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of a recently beat down corner of the foreign equities market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

  • ETF Picks of the Month July 2014

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Profit from Rising Rate Fears

      We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to favorably position investors in the event of an interest rate hike-induced pullback on Wall Street. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Long Opportunity in Beat-Down Corner of Mining Sector

      We are recommending a new long  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of attractive valuations in a particular corner of the mining industry that has been flying under the radar for most investors. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

  • ETF Picks of the Month June 2014

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Single-Country Opportunity in Europe

      We are recommending a new long  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of overseas valuations in light of a potential stimulus announcement in the near future. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Profit from Volatility

      We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of the recent drop in volatility levels on Wall Street. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

  • ETF Picks of the Month May 2014

    • ETF Pick of the Month: One Way to Get Defensive in May Without Selling

      We are recommending a new long  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of seasonal weakness on Wall Street thanks to its unique methodology that makes it easy to “get defensive” without taking an outright short position in the market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Seasonality Suggests Weakness Ahead for This Sector ETF

      We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of a seasonal tendency that has historically plagued both the broad market and one sector in particular. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

  • ETF Picks of the Month April 2014

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Without a Catalyst, This Commodity ETF Could Falter

      We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of this year’s rally in a particular corner of the commodities market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

    • ETF Pick of the Month: Emerging Market Country ETF Boasts Attractive Risk/Return Profile

      We are recommending a new long contrarian position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of beat down prices in a particular emerging market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

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