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Buy On The Dip Prospects: December 8th Edition

by on December 8, 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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The recent rumble on Wall Street coupled with looming fears over rising interest rates has prompted many investors to re-examine their portfolios. More specifically, 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. We recently had an opportunity to talk with David Fabian, a managing partner at FMD Capital Management, whose firm specializes in actively managed ETF portfolios.

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The inevitable interest rate hike has prompted many investors to re-think their equity exposure, and perhaps more importantly, their allocation to bonds in recent weeks. Founded in early 2004, AltaVista Research recently announced the launch of its Fixed Income ETF Coverage via the firm’s ETF Research Center website, which is aimed at helping investors to more favorably […]

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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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Buy On The Dip Prospects March 31st Edition

by on March 31, 2014 | Updated April 7, 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 […]

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Today’s fixed income environment seems to be turned on its head. It used to be that U.S. Treasuries were thought of as one of the safest possible allocations one could make; whether or not this is still the case, the public perception has certainly shifted. After watching Congress bump up against defaults on more than […]

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Looming uncertainties on Wall Street were finally eased on Wednesday, after Washington announced that it has come to a short-term agreement to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. While these issues will once again be brought to the forefront come January, investors can once again focus on the markets and key economic […]

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The U.S. bull market rages on five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, although not everyone on Wall Street is convinced that we’re out of the woods just yet. The stock markets’ stellar run-up since the March 2009 bottom is undeniably encouraging, but stagnant growth in the domestic labor market coupled with a lackluster […]

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As we enter September, the fear of the Fed taper continues to nag markets, resurfacing every few days to keep benchmarks in check. While equities have been one of the major focuses of the taper, mainly because of the all-time highs that benchmarks hit this year, the bond market also has a number of investors […]

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Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

by on July 24, 2013 | Updated February 25, 2014

Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial instruments for their ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, and unparalleled transparency.

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With all eyes on the stock market as major indexes flirt with all-time highs, Guggenheim is circumventing  the euphoria surrounding equities by expanding its lineup of corporate bond ETFs. The Chicagoland-based ETF issuer is adding two new fixed income funds aimed at investors in search of more targeted maturities when it comes to corporate bonds exposure [see […]

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Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over the stability of the global economy, the first half of the year has been one of the most memorable stretches the investing world has seen in a long time. Already, […]

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