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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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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 a security that lost ground during the year may not be enough to overcome the damage that was done. On the flip side, a dividend from a security that saw strong gains is an added bonus for many [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. [click to continue…]

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UBS continued to expand its suite of income-oriented products this week by debuting an ETN that will offer monthly leveraged exposure to an index consisting of mortgage REITs. The new ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (MORL) will offer 2x monthly exposure to the Market Vectors Global Mortgage REITs Index, a benchmark that includes […]

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Reviewing 7 Cheap Dividend ETFs

by on September 18, 2012 | Updated September 24, 2012

As billions of dollars have flowed into exchange-traded products over the past several years, some asset classes and strategies have attracted particularly high levels of interest (and cash) from investors. Dividend ETFs in particular have become quite popular as investors have sought to build portfolios around securities that generate consistent and meaningful cash flows. There […]

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Investor interest in dividend-paying stocks has generally surged over the past two years, as the combination of climbing volatility and record low interest rates has sent investors flocking towards equities that offer meaningful current returns. The vehicle of choice for many pursuing this objective has been ETFs; there are now some four dozen exchange-traded products […]

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After a rather stagnant month for the ETF industry, May saw even lower levels of activity on the product development front. A grand total of 8 new funds hit the markets this month; however, investors were introduced to a number of new and intruiging first-to-market product, including one that offers exposure to the niche segment […]

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Is Spain The New Greece?

by on May 26, 2012

A wild week on Wall Street came to a sour end on Friday, as reduced activity ahead of a long weekend saw stocks trade lower as the final bell approached amidst ongoing anxiety. Volatility seemed to have temporarily subsided, though a VIX north of 21 indicates that there is plenty of lingering anxiety among investors. Attention […]

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UBS continues to develop a suite of exchange-traded notes that appeal to yield-focused investors, recently expanding its lineup with a pair of ETNs that offer monthly leveraged exposure to dividend-paying stocks. Both of the new ETNs will be linked to indexes that currently serve as the basis for extremely popular dividend ETFs; the new UBS […]

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