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Dierking

David Dierking is a freelance writer focusing primarily on ETFs, mutual funds, dividend income strategies and retirement planning. He has spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry and his background includes experience in investment management, portfolio analytics and asset/liability management at both BMO Financial Group and Strong Capital Management. He has written for Seeking Alpha, Motley Fool, ETF Trends, ETF Daily News and Investopedia and was also included in the panel for ETFReference.com’s “101 ETF Investing Tips from the Experts”. He has a B.A. in Finance from Michigan State University and lives in Wisconsin with his wife and two daughters.

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The Latest New ETF Launches: WisdomTree Expands and Refocuses Its International Lineup

WisdomTree is a top 10 ETF issuer, but it’s making a few changes to its product lineup. In...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: The First ETF That Pays You To Invest Is (Almost) Here!

The ETF marketplace has been trending towards lower and lower fees for some time now, but it’s...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Goldman Sachs Launches Suite of New Age ETFs

As almost every corner of the global economy evolves, the ETF industry has responded to give...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Virtus Targets Real Assets To Deliver High Income

With interest rates expected to remain subdued for the foreseeable future and the economy showing...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: ARK; Tortoise Launches Next-Gen Tech ETFs

Next-generation technology has been a hot theme for a few years now. Whether it’s artificial...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Direxion, ProShares Debut Leveraged Communication Services ETFs

The new S&P 500 communication services sector officially debuted back in September and with...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: JP Morgan, WisdomTree, IndexIQ Debut Enhanced Bond ETFs

UPDATED ON January 16, 2019: Direxion Launches 10 New Funds

Five fixed-income ETFs appear on this...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: BlackRock Goes Green

Active management rules the day as four of the six new ETF launches use it to execute factor and...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: An ETF for Animal Lovers

The arrival of the year-end holiday season has not slowed ETF issuers from continuing to bring...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: BlackRock Makes Major Move Into Socially Responsible Investing

For as much as we hear about a potential boom in socially responsible investing, it hasn’t really...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Invesco Expands Through Fund Launches, OppenheimerFunds Acquisition

Invesco is already the fourth largest ETF issuer with assets of more than $190 billion, but it’s...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Vanguard Brings Ultra-Cheap to ESG

Socially responsible investing has been around for years, but it has yet to really gain much...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Invesco Debuts Its Strategic ETF Suite

The wave of new smart- beta ETF offerings continues into this week as no fewer than eight...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: Vanguard Debuts All-in-One Bond ETF

Vanguard has slowly been expanding its lineup of ETFs designed to provide investors with total...

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The Latest New ETF Launches: JPMorgan Continues To Roar Onto The ETF Scene

Several of the ETFs launched over the past couple of weeks could be considered additions to their...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: A Pair of Futuristic Tech ETFs

ETF issuers continue to hit the gas on fast-growth ETF offerings thanks to investors’ insatiable...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Invesco Debuts Its Smart-Beta Fixed Income Lineup

Smart-beta strategies capture the ETF limelight this week with several new offerings arriving on...

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This Week's ETF Launches: ProShares Bets Against Brick-And-Mortar Retail Again

If there’s one thing that most market watchers agree on, it’s that the brick-and-mortar retail...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: AdvisorShares Partners with Dorsey Wright for New ETFs

Dorsey Wright has been lending its investment expertise to ETF issuers for over a decade.

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This Week’s ETF Launches: iShares Debuts a Robotics ETF

Robotics ETFs have cooled off a bit in 2018 following last year’s incredible run. Asset flows...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: A Fund for Your Four-Legged Friends

It’s not often that you get a week of new ETF launches as thematically diverse as this one.

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This Week's ETF Launches: The First China-Focused Blockchain ETF

Bitcoin may be ice cold as an investment right now, but blockchain, the technology underlying...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Paul Tudor Jones Introduces Socially Impactful ETF

Over the past year or so, we’ve seen an increasing number of industry big names lending their...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Mr. Wonderful’s New Internet Giants ETF

The technology of the future has its fingerprints all over this week’s batch of new ETFs.

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This Week's ETF Launches: Active Bond ETFs Galore!

The ETF industry is well known for its low-cost index funds, but that hasn’t stopped some...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Pacer Rolls With Real Estate

Pacer Financial is best known for its Trendpilot and cash flow-focused family of ETFs.

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This Week's ETF Launches: Crypto Expert Brian Kelly Launches His Own Blockchain ETF

The tech of tomorrow has become a popular place for ETF issuers to look for the next big idea.

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This Week's ETF Launches: BlackRock Hedges One of Its Biggest Bond ETFs Against Inflation

While inflation isn’t a huge concern in the current economic environment, it should always be on...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: The First Bond ETF Focused on the S&P 500

The S&P 500 is known as one of the most iconic benchmarks of the equities markets.

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This Week's ETF Launches: Hartford Raises Tax Awareness in New Bond ETF

Bond ETFs take center stage this week, as a pair of insurance giants continue to expand their ETF...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Global X Hits the Gas on New Driverless & Electric Vehicles ETF

The driverless car revolution is the “next big thing” in tech, so it’s no surprise that the ETF...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Pacer Debuts Military-Friendly ETF

ETF providers have been paying increasing attention to the socially conscious investing space.

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This Week's ETF Launches: Little Harbor Uses Artificial Intelligence for New Tactical ETF

A little over a week after iShares dropped their new “Evolved” line of ETFs on the marketplace,...

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This Week's ETF Launches: iShares Gets “Evolved” With New Machine Learning ETFs

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming something that impacts our everyday lives.

It’s being...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Barclays Expands Its Enhanced ETN Lineup

Barclays has enjoyed some success with its exchange-traded note (ETN) roster, amassing roughly $3...

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This Week's ETF Launches: T. Boone Pickens Gets Into the Oil (ETF) Business

With the ETF industry continuing to add hundreds of billions of dollars in new assets, a curious...

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This Week's ETF Launches: First Trust Jumps on the Robotics Bandwagon

Investing in companies that develop robotics-related technology or artificial intelligence...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Vanguard (Yes, Vanguard) Launches Suite of Active-Factor ETFs

Vanguard has become a titan of the fund industry using a pretty simple strategy – focus on...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Metaurus Isolates S&P 500’s Dividend and Growth Returns in New ETF Duo

ETF providers have come up with any number of ways to slice up an index. Some are split between...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Another Blockchain ETF With an AI Twist

Blockchain, the technology underlying bitcoin, continues to be all the rage on Wall Street.

With...

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This Week's ETF Launches: ETFs for Electric KARZ and HONRing Our Veterans

A lot of investors want to get in on the next-generation technology revolution, and ETF issuers...

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This Week's ETF Launches: The First Blockchain ETFs Have Arrived

The SEC has essentially shut down all bitcoin ETFs, but that doesn’t mean that the technology...

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This Week's ETF Launches: This Pro-LGBT ETF Beams With Pride

Political and social issues are showing up more and more in the ETF space.

Socially responsible...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Marijuana ETF Off to a Fast Start

The ETF industry didn’t slow down in the traditionally slow period between Christmas and New Year...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Introducing the First Quadruple-Leveraged Products

Triple-leveraged ETFs – funds that mainly use futures to ratchet up the exposure to a specific...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: One of 2017’s Biggest Success Stories Expands Its Lineup

ARK Investment Management has been one of the ETF marketplace’s biggest winners this year. The...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: AAM Debuts With High Dividend-Value ETFs

There are many ways to create a dividend investing strategy. You can target long-term payers,...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Betting on the Demise of Retail

The pace of new ETF launches finally slows this week, following a busy November that has seen the...

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This Week's ETF Launches: J.P. Morgan and Oppenheimer Dive into Factor ETFs

If you’re a fan of factor ETFs, this is your week!

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Franklin Templeton Fires a Major Shot in the Low-Fee War

BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street are the three dominant players in the ETF space. Together,...

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This Week's ETF Launches: ETF Launched With Market Cap Weighting Done in Reverse

Diversity is the theme of this week’s ETF launches, as we see new offerings covering domestic and...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Momentum Factor ETFs Galore

Momentum factor investing has been the undisputed winner of 2017, more than doubling the returns...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: EventShares Goes All in on Politically Motivated ETFs

It was just a few short weeks ago that Point Bridge Capital brought the GOP Stock Tracker ETF (...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Schwab Adds Another Ultra-Cheap ETF to Its Lineup

Since it launched its first ETF back in 2009, Charles Schwab has become one of the lowest cost...

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This Week’s ETF Launches: Bond ETFs in Three Different Flavors

As equities keep reaching new highs in one of the calmest markets in history, ETF issuers this...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Invesco Goes Really Cheap With Newest ETFs

With more than 2,000 ETFs available to investors, just about every niche, sector and market have...

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Insurance Giant Nationwide Debuts Three Smart Beta ETFs

With hundreds of billions of dollars pouring into ETFs this year alone, a number of new and...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Goldman Sachs Debuts Cheapest Equal Weight ETF

This week’s menu of new fund offerings covers just about every major category of ETF, including...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Munis, Multi-Factors and MAGA

The pace of new ETF issues picked up this week with a mix of the familiar and the not so...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Actively-Managed ETFs Reclaim Spotlight

Most of the focus in the ETF industry goes to passively-managed index funds since they attract...

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This Week's ETF Launches: The Dow 30 and Russell 1000 Get Alternative Weighting Strategies

Many ETFs use the popular market-cap method of weighting components within the fund, with the...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Transamerica Gets in the ETF Game

Transamerica, the financial services provider perhaps best known for its insurance products, also...

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This Week's ETF Launches: A Pair of New Triple-Leveraged Oil ETFs

The recent spate of new smart-beta products slows down this week, while several new...

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This Week's ETF Launches: BlackRock Enhances Its Bond Lineup

The new fund launches came fast and furious this past week with more than a dozen new products...

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This Week's ETF Launches: Goldman Sachs Expands Its Active Beta Lineup

The ETF industry continues to gain billions of dollars in new inflows and fund providers continue...

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ETF Options Income - Part 5: Increase Your ETF Yields with a Strangle

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ETF Options Income - Part 4: Increase Your ETF Yields with Put Writing

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ETF Options Income - Part 3: Increase Your ETF Yields with Call Writing

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ETF Options Income - Part 2: Earn Income with Weekly Options

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Amazon to Invest in Employee Development

Amazon (AMZN), which is getting ready to move thousands of its employees from its headquarters in...

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Government Efforts Could Further Boost Greece ETF

The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK C), the only exchange traded fund dedicated to Greek stocks,...

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Large Caps Underperformed Small Caps in June, but Will It Last?

Prior to a volatile climate in May that saw a U.S.-China trade deal hit a pothole, large cap...