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These days it seems like there is an ETF for just about anything you can possibly imagine. Investors have more options available at their fingertips than ever before. No matter what kind of investor you are, or where you place your focus, there is almost undoubtedly a perfect ETF for you. Below, we outline the best fit ETF for a number of different investor types and mindsets [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETFdb Daily Roundup]: [click to continue…]

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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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Since the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) made its debut in 1993, the ETF industry has slowly but surely flourished over the last two decades, quickly becoming a valuable tool for investors and traders alike. From plain vanilla funds to hyper-targeted ETFs, the wide array of options has made it possible for investors to tap […]

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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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While it is fair to say that the ETF industry as a whole has changed the investing world, there are also specific products that have changed the investing world forever. Here, we outline five ETFs that forever changed Wall Street upon their debut.

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5 Charts to Put Mutual Fund Expenses in Perspective

by on July 8, 2014 | Updated December 8, 2014

ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios in recent years as investors of all sizes and experience levels have grown to embrace the instant diversification, unparalleled transparency, and intraday liquidity that these financial instruments have to offer. Another reason, and perhaps the more obvious one, that has prompted many to jump ship from mutual […]

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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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Emerging markets have become an increasingly popular investing theme over the last few decades as investors seek new outlets for growth in their portfolios. Where many developed economies are trudging along with low GDP growth each year, there are numerous emerging economies that are far outpacing the growth of more mature nations. As such, it […]

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Emerging market investing has been a major theme over the last decade or so, as developed economies settle into a more stable pattern and investors look elsewhere for growth in their portfolios. But defining an emerging market, as well as when a country transfers from frontier to emerging, or emerging to developed, has always been […]

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Though some may disagree, exchange-traded funds have certainly proved their worth over the years. With more than 1,500 products to choose from, more and more investors have turned to the ETF wrapper, embracing the vehicles’ low-costs, efficiency, and many other advantages. Consequently, total assets of the ETF industry have swelled to over $1.7 trillion [see […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects March 17th Edition

by on March 17, 2014 | Updated March 24, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which […]

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A lot has been made of the difference between ETF and mutual fund expenses, and for good reason. As the ETF world continues to expand, investors are granted hundreds of low-cost alternatives to many popular mutual funds. For example, the average equity mutual fund charges between 1.3% and 1.5%, while the average equity ETF charges […]

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