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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 to deliver the best yield or payout for shareholders. To help investors get a better grip on the ETF dividend world, we broke it down to find the funds that pay out the most in dividends [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETF Daily Roundup]. [click to continue…]

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Buy On The Dip Prospects: October 13th Edition

by on October 13, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that it is trading above its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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We have often told investors that there is no shame in a simple portfolio – advice that is easier given than followed when it comes right down to it. Among many retail investors, there is a sense that only owning a few securities makes for a portfolio that is too simple, or one that lacks some sort of […]

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Today is Labor Day in the U.S., a Federal holiday that celebrates the contributions of workers all around the country, typically by giving workers the day off. In that spirit, we wanted to outline some of the hardest working ETFs listed in the U.S. and those that have been able to rise above the fold. […]

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We took a look at the performance of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) on the day of the release of every non-farm payrolls report since the recession ended in 2009. The results had some obvious findings, but also some surprising ones.

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The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) debuted in 1993 and worked its way to becoming one of the most popular investment vehicles in the world. Over that two-decade period SPY has seen its fair share of market ups and downs including some historic bull runs and crashes. We took a look back at SPY over […]

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An expanding number of ETFs, combined with the computational power to find seasonal tendencies in the stock market, means ETF traders can utilize these tendencies for trade selection and timing. Seasonal tendencies occur for varying reasons, such as an elevated mood heading into Christmas, seasonal changes, or short-term phenomenon such as one day of the […]

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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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A growing number of traders are looking to technical analysis tools to help them trade the ETF universe, which now extends to almost every financial niche imaginable. The Fibonacci Retracement tool is available on most charting platforms and can help traders find entry points in ETFs. Like any indicator, it shouldn’t be used in isolation, […]

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When State Street introduced its S&P 500 index Fund–the SPDR S&P 500 ETF –back in 1993, a revolution was sparked. Since then, exchange traded funds have become the go-to fund for both retail and institutional investors. Assets in ETFs continue to grow and there are currently more than 1,400 funds available for investors. Leading the […]

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It’s pretty darn hard, if not altogether impossible, to read through any sort of financial publication these days without running across some mention of the S&P 500 Index. This revered benchmark has found its way onto the radar screens of countless investors and traders since its inception in 1957. More importantly, the proliferation of ETFs has […]

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In addition to being one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world, the S&P 500 also serves as the basis for the world’s largest ETF. Between SPY, IVV and VOO, there is more than $160 billion linked to this index in U.S.-listed ETFs, significantly more than any other benchmark [for updates on all […]

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