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Tom Lydon the Co-CEO of ETF Flows, the holding company formed in February 2019 for the ETF Trends and ETF Database brands as part of their merger. Lydon is a contributor to major print, radio and television media including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Investment News.

Recent Content By Tom Lydon
Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

As Stock Buybacks Bounce Back, Consider This ETF

Share repurchase programs were among the investment victims of the coronavirus pandemic as...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Is Vietnam the Next Emerging Markets Star?

Investors looking for the next batch of rising stars among developing economies have a credible...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKX: Investing in the Satellite Broadband Market

Investors approaching funds like the ARK Space Exploration ETF (ARKX)typically focus on space...

ETF Education Channel

Up Over 100%, This Fund May Have Even More Room to Run

Amid speculation that the yield curve is flattening, small cap stocks encountered headwinds last...

Retirement Income Channel

Inflation Conversations: Sticky vs. Flexible Inflation

When it comes to inflation gauges, many advisors and clients know about the Consumer Price Index...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Model Portfolios Open Endowment Investing to More Investors

Endowment-style investing, popularized by the late David Swensen of Yale University, was once...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

How to Turn Biotech Breakthroughs into ETF Gains

Biotechnology has long been fertile territory for disruptive growth and innovation in the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

High Oil Prices a Huge Boon for the Russian Economy

Russian equities tend to soar when oil prices do the same, and that scenario is repeating itself...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Digital Wallets Could Lend a Hand to the Unbanked

For many Americans, having a bank or credit union is an afterthought, an institution often viewed...

ETF Education Channel

Breaking Down Energy Stocks in Invesco's PXI ETF

Nearly halfway through 2021, it’s widely known that oil prices are rising, supporting...

Active ETF Channel

Active Amplify ETF Reaches Big AUM Milestone

Data confirm advisors and investors are embracing actively managed exchange traded funds this...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Momentum May Be Cool, but This ETF Could Be Heating Up

High beta and value stocks are outperforming the S&P 500 this year while momentum names are...

Retirement Income Channel

Steering Retirees Away from High-Risk Investments

Investors are often wooed by how big institutional players, endowments, and pension plans play...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Hunt for Inflation-Fighting ETFs Is Boosting 'REIT'

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have enviable history on their side when it comes to asset...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Data-Dependent Fed Highlights Allure of This Portfolio

The Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) June meeting didn’t result in an interest...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

A Case for Dividend Growth in Low-Rate Markets

With inflation at the forefront of so many economic and financial market conversations these...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Divergent Duo Making Its Presence Known in VanEck's MOAT

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) isn’t an actively managed exchange traded...

ETF Education Channel

Value Still Vital with Equal-Weight ETFs, RSP

The Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (RSP B+) is beating the cap-weighted version of the...

Active ETF Channel

Why Some Advisors Are Buying the Junkiest Junk Bonds

The Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index, a widely observed basket of high-yield corporate...

Retirement Income Channel

The Role of Corporate Bonds in Fighting Inflation

The Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index, a widely followed gauge of investment-grade...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How Will Netanyahu's Departure Affect Israel's Economy?

Israel is readying for a new government as Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year run as prime...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream Energy Companies Are Changing with the Times

Upstream integrated energy companies aren’t often viewed as nimble. However, many midstream...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Financial Advisors: Investing in ESG Just Got Easier

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is gaining considerable momentum, and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Gamers Remain Devoted to the ESPO ETF Thesis

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) is higher by just 3.30% year-to-date, but...

Active ETF Channel

Consider This Fund, a Hidden Gem in Active ETFs

While dividend stocks, including international fare, are receiving renewed attention this year,...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Investors Waiting for Fed to Unleash Bank Payouts

The bank stock story is well-documented this year. Amid a rally in value stocks and a spike by...

Retirement Income Channel

Why Are Retirees Are Gravitating to ETFs?

It’s well-documented that millennials and Gen Z are big on exchange traded funds. Those...

ETF Education Channel

Why Investors Are Backing the BAB ETF

Investors could be forgiven if, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, they grew jittery over...

Crypto Channel

Victory Capital Enters the Cryptocurrency Fray

Victory Capital Management Inc plans to enter the cryptocurrency market with private placement...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Distinct Currency: The Growing World of Stablecoins

In the cryptocurrency space, it’s high-flying acts like Bitcoin, Ether, and even Dogecoin...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Major Biotech Benchmark Welcomes New Invesco ETF

When it comes to biotechnology benchmarks, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) has set the...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Model Portfolios Can Ease the Burden of Inflation

On Thursday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said consumer price inflation surged 5% on a...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

New Semiconductor ETF Follows Famous SOX Index

The PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index (SOX) – the most widely observed chip equity benchmark –...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Looking for Low Volatility? Green Bonds May Be Golden

When things get raucous in equity markets, investors often turn to bonds and gold to take some of...

ETF Education Channel

Drop Dreams of Factor Timing and Ride the RPV Rally

By now, many investors know that value has been the king of investment factors this year. Up...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

ETF Investors Can Still Find Income in the Nasdaq-100

Although 10-year Treasury yields have steadied a bit in recent weeks, the prior rise by those...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Ride-Hailing Costs Could Get Much, Much Cheaper

Autonomous transportation is still a work in progress, but there are plenty of reasons to believe...

Active ETF Channel

Why Are Investors Moving to Active ETFs?

Actively managed exchange traded funds are enjoying some go-go days this year. At the end of the...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Are European Stock ETFs Back?

As measured by the S&P Europe 350 Index, European equities are outperforming their U.S....

Retirement Income Channel

Latest Hiring Data Remains Pivotal for Investors

The monthly jobs report from the Labor Department is one of the biggest data points for investors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Inflation Biting Your Earnings? This ETF Bites Back

The issue of inflation and the resurgence of value stock ETFs are two hot topics halfway into...

Active ETF Channel

Size Up SRLN for Income in a Risky Rate Environment

Leveraged loans and their related exchange traded funds are regaining fans this year as advisors...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Case for Aerospace Stocks Both New and Old

Space is the final frontier, but investing there doesn’t need to be excessively risky. With...

ETF Education Channel

Why the RZG ETF Has Yet to Really Accelerate

On its own, the nearly 17% (as of June 7) returned by the Invesco S&P Smallcap 600Pure Growth...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Looking for the Best in Business Development Companies?

With interest rates still low, an assortment of traditional income-generating assets just...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

QQQ Stumbled in 2021, But It's Still the Place to Be

The Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ A-) is up 7.29% year-to-date, well off the nearly 13% pace set by the...

Retirement Income Channel

Ebbing Volatility Could Help Stocks Snap Out of Their Funk

The S&P 500 declined modestly on Monday, but the benchmark domestic equity gauge is higher by...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Biden Interior's Budget May Portend Renewable Spending

TheALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES)closed slightly lower last week, which may be a sign some market...

Active ETF Channel

T. Rowe Prices Files for Trio of Fixed Income ETFs

Already a rising player in the space for equity-based actively managed exchange traded funds, T....

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Why Might You Hold Managed Futures?

Managed futures are baskets of futures contracts comprised of contracts on assets including U.S....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Why Vietnam Could Be a Victorious Idea for ETF Investors

The widely followed MSCI Emerging Markets Index is up year-to-date, but the 8.6% gain for that...

ETF Education Channel

This Equal-Weight ETF Is Drubbing Cap-Weighted Rivals

Due in part to the impressive runs of the size and value factors in 2021, equal-weight exchange...

Disruptive Technology Channel

New Cyber Attacks Add to Intrigue with ARK's 'IZRL'

First, it was the hack of the Colonial Pipeline. Then it was a cyber attack on JBS meat...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Regional Banks ETFs Are Getting It Right in 2021

Look at the performances of bank stocks ETFs this year and one thing is abundantly clear: rising...

ETF Education Channel

A Continued Case for Tech Stocks, Invesco's 'QQQ'

The Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ A-), which tracks the widely followed Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX), is up...

Active ETF Channel

John Hancock Breaks Ground on New Active ETFs

On a seemingly monthly basis this year, actively managed exchange traded funds are topping...

Retirement Income Channel

Investors Don't Need to Throw Fits over Taper Tantrums

Since it first entered the investment lexicon in earnest in 2013, the phrase “taper tantrum” has...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

This REIT Fund Is Proving Surprisingly Resilient

As interest rates rise, theALPS Active REIT ETF (REIT) is proving remarkably resilient against a...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Not All ESG ETFs Are Expensive

Amid the tidal wave of demand for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment...

ETF Education Channel

Why China Looms Larger and Larger in the Solar Industry

Due in part to current policy ambitions, it’s easy for investors to view the solar...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Bonds Still Boast Big Yields. Here's Where to Look

Broadly speaking, investors view emerging markets as riskier than developed economies, and the...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

California Is Finally Dreamin' about Wind Power

When it comes to state-level renewable energy adoption, California has long been a leader....

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Pandemic Is Opening the Door for Genetic Testing

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated adoption of an array of disruptive growth technologies,...

Active ETF Channel

As the Economy Cycles, This Fund Could Emerge Anew

History confirms that when the economy begins emerging from a recession, cyclical stocks...

Retirement Income Channel

Market Euphoria Often Leads to Heightened Volatility

In a market environment marked in part by retail investors pining for meme stocks and...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Climate Change May Be Ominous, but the ACES ETF Can Help

When it comes to the long-ranging rationale for energy ETFs like theALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES),...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Dividend Growth Investing: One Model to Consider

Owing to a spate of cuts and suspensions forced by the coronavirus pandemic, the first half of...

Multi-Asset Channel

As Factor Performance Evolves, TILT the Right Way

Factor performance is rarely stagnant. It shifts from year to year, as highlighted by an array of...

ETF Education Channel

As the Dow Turns 125, This ETF Gives It a New Twist

Earlier this week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) celebrated its 125th birthday.

Core Strategies Channel

ESG Meets Mid Caps in American Century's 'MID'

While it’s often said that mid cap equities are overlooked relative to their large- and...

Active ETF Channel

Inside an Unwavering Dividend Growth Strategy

Among actively managed mutual funds targeting dividend growth, the T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth...

Retirement Income Channel

Investing in Climate-Conscious Green Bond ETFs

Advisors and investors have long been demanding more fixed income solutions with environmental,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

It's Not Too Late to Join the Party in 3D Printing

When it comes to exchange traded funds dedicated to 3D printing equities, the ARK3D Printing ETF...

Retirement Income Channel

As Tax Talks Ramp Up, Investors Turn to Municipal Bonds

The Biden Administration is proposing significant increases to capital gains taxes, and while...

ETF Education Channel

Survey Says: Allocators Seeking More Small Cap Exposure

The widely observed Russell 2000 Index jumped nearly 2% on Wednesday, prompting talk that smaller...

ESG Channel

Tesla Creeps into the S&P 500 ESG Index

In one of the most widely anticipated additions to the benchmark domestic equity gauge in years,...

Multi-Asset Channel

QLV: A Quality Overlay Makes Low Volatility Even Better

Low volatility and quality are two distinct investment factors and while they may intersect in...

Active ETF Channel

Why Go for Active Stocks in an Inflationary Environment?

Amid ample chatter about rising inflation, investors are scurrying for ideas and strategies to...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Base Hit: How Base Editing Is Transforming Genomics

For growth investors seeking disruptive exposure in the healthcare sector, genomics is often a...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Governments Scrutinize SOEs. Investors Should Too

Chinese stocks offer plenty of promise and growth potential, but integral to allocating to the...

ETF Education Channel

The American Rescue Plan Is Strengthening Munis, 'BAB'

Capitol Hill and Wall Street are in two different cities, but when they interact on a regular...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin's Two Greens: Monetary Gains, Climate Pains

When Bitcoin prices are soaring, miners of the cryptocurrency are printing green. The digital...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

In Midstream Energy, 'AMLP' Could Now Mean Green

Traditional fossil fuel companies and their renewable energy counterparts are often pitted...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

The CSB ETF Boasts Small Stocks with Big Dividends

While the dividend profile of small cap equities is evolving, the continued reality is that many...

Active ETF Channel

Why to Go Big on Blue Chip Stock ETFs, R&D Potential

Until late last year, the growth factor spent over a decade outperforming its value rival. That...

Retirement Income Channel

It's Tough to Be a Homebuyer These Days

In residential real estate, it’s either a buyer’s or a seller’s market. Despite...

Multi-Asset Channel

Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Long-Term Inflation

While it’s widely expected that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is in store for near-term...

Active ETF Channel

Active Muni ETFs: An Overlooked Asset Class

Low interest rates can motivate market participants to examine other income-generating asset...

Retirement Income Channel

Looking for Inflation Clues? Turn to the Jobs Data

Market participants are being inundated with inflation talk. As is the case with so many...

Retirement Income Channel

The Two I's: Cover Inflation and Income in One ETF

If there are two things investors are craving these days, it’s ways to fight inflation and...

Active ETF Channel

Big Moves in Streaming Shine the Spotlight on 'SUBZ'

Streaming entertainment is has been around for a while, but it’s still rapidly growing....

Retirement Income Channel

How Is the US Economy Expanding?

Conventional economic wisdom holds that after an economy endures a recession, it will...

Active ETF Channel

Need Value-Based Dividends? Take a Look at 'TEQI'

Dividends are working again. So are value stocks – they are one of this year’s...

Retirement Income Channel

Inflation Growing More Concerning for Equities

Inflation is almost certainly the hottest topic in finance nearly five months into 2021.

ETF Education Channel

Re-Assessing the Case for China Assets, ETFs

Chinese stocks were among the first to be affected by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last...

Multi-Asset Channel

In a Fickle World, Slow and Steady Still Wins the Race

With the value factor penning a notable redemption story, investors should remember how some...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How Genomics Can Transform Cancer Screening, Investing

Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death around the world, but advancements in genomics...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Why Are Investors Going Crazy for Copper?

Plenty of commodities are on torrid paces this year. Copper is doing particularly well, although...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

The REIT ETF: Steering Clear of Office Ghost Towns

One of the sectors experiencing the most profound alterations due to the coronavirus pandemic is...

Multi-Asset Channel

3 for 1: 1 Fund with 3 Inflation-Fighting ETFs

Traditionally, an inflationary scenario might compel investors to embrace Treasury inflation...

Active ETF Channel

A Long-Range View of Growth Stock ETFs

The S&P 500 Growth Index is up 4.47% year-to-date, but many investors are acting as though...

ETF Education Channel

XMLV: Shedding Volatility in the Market's 'Sweet Spot'

With mid caps soaring this year, volatility reduction may not be top of mind for many investors....

Retirement Income Channel

Investors Are Worried about Potential Tax Increases

There’s no denying stocks have performed well since Election Day. In fact, the S&P...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Get It Right in Real Estate with Active REITs

The real estate sector is comprised of a lengthy list of industry groups, and they don’t...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

With Dividends in High Gear, Take 'SDOG' for a Walk

The cyclical rally is supportive of some high dividend sectors, providing catalysts for assets...

Multi-Asset Channel

Tilt Into Value's Run Upwards with This ETF

Value stocks are reclaiming their lost glory. That may be good news, but some market observers...

Active ETF Channel

What's Driving High-Performing Active Equities in 2021?

What’s under an equity-based fund’s hood is vital information to advisors and...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Colonial Pipeline Hack Putting 'CIBR' in the Spotlight

While technology stocks are badly bruised, the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline is renewing...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Seeking Alternatives to Typical Fixed Income ETFs?

Low interest rates and jittery equity markets combine to highlight the allure of high dividend...

Multi-Asset Channel

Need Value? Love Dividends? This ETF May Be for You

At the factor level, two prominent themes are in place through less than five months into 2021....

Active ETF Channel

Where Will Equities Go from Here?

The S&P 500 is off a third of a percent over the past week. That’s not an alarming...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Assessing the Dividend Outlook in the Energy Sector

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) are a favored asset class of some income-hungry investors, but...

Retirement Income Channel

Why Caution Is Crucial for Retirement Investors

Exercising caution is always a good idea for investors nearing or in retirement. That advice is...

Multi-Asset Channel

Still Lukewarm on Investing in European ETFs?

Amid an impressive earnings boom, these should be go-go days for European equities. Price action...

Retirement Income Channel

Why Investors Are Returning to Municipal Bonds

The widely followed S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, a broad gauge of municipal...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Clean Energy Tech Epitomizes 21st Century Investing

Disruptive technology is backstopping the renewable energy revolution, and that movement could...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Momentum Is in Favor of This Still-Credible Value Play

The energy sector’s redemption story is reaching epic proportions this year. Up nearly 55%...

Active ETF Channel

What Does the Future Hold for SPACs?

Blank-check transactions have slowed as compared to prior quarters, but that fact alone is not a...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Scary Valuations? Finding Growth at a Reasonable Price

As investors well know, there’s growth investing and there’s value investing. The...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Dynamite Dividend Outlook Bolstering the QDF ETF

Dividends and share repurchase programs are gaining momentum at U.S. companies, moves that...

Dividend Channel

More Mutual Funds Are Converting to Active ETFs

In addition to the massive influx of assets, two big themes emerging in the world of actively...

Retirement Income Channel

Don't Cast Off the 60/40 Portfolio Yet

With soaring Treasury yields punishing bond returns, the viability of the classic 60/40...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech, Venture Capitalists, and the ARKF ETF

Many investors don’t emphasize how venture capitalists allocate cash, but those involved...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

A FANtastic Idea for Renewable Energy Investors

When it comes to renewable energy ETFs, investors can choose from funds that offer broad exposure...

Multi-Asset Channel

An ETF to Bet on Biden's Infrastructure Plans

As is being widely noted, plenty of individual equities are benefiting from expectations that...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Alternative Income Is Springing to Life with a New ETF

The Federal Reserve’s benchmark lending rate is at historic lows, but 10-year Treasury...

Retirement Income Channel

How Large-Scale Retirement Is Impacting the Bond Market

Public work is a different ballgame, but in the private sector, defined benefit pensions have...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Active ETFs and an Uneven Real Estate Market

The real estate sector suffered significant damage at the hands of the 2020 coronavirus market...

Active ETF Channel

FMI Funds Is Introducing a New Active ETF

FMI Funds, the fund-issuing arm of Fiduciary Management, Inc., is the latest mutual fund manager...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Ark's Ether Evaluation: Why Ethereum Is Soaring

For the seven days ending mid-day May 6, Ethereum is up almost 27%, easily cementing its status...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Renewables Are Closing In on the Coal Industry

Like any other industry, energy has a new and old guard. Today, those factions are competing on...

Retirement Income Channel

Why Retirees Should Be Careful with Real Estate

Owing to its status as a sector with above-average dividend yields, real estate has long been a...

Active ETF Channel

Are Things Changing for Value Stock ETFs?

Last year’s coronavirus bear market was punitive for all investment styles, including value...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Technology in Israel? There's an Ark ETF for That

As Israel leads the charge to per capita vaccinations, investors can consider theARK Israel...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

WisdomTree Is Shaking Up the IOPV Proposition

Perhaps it’s fitting, but the world of exchange traded funds (ETFs) is littered with...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Seeking Tax-Deferred Income? Look to the AMLP ETF

In office barely more than three months, President Biden is busying pitching various plans and...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Interested in Being More Aggressive with Your Equities?

With the economy ramping up and earnings growth doing the same, it can be tempting to get...

Active ETF Channel

Active ETFs Eclipse Another AUM Record

Market observers penning the obituaries for actively managed strategies may have been too hasty....

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Payments Ecosystem Is Evolving. So Is the ARKF ETF

A primary component of the long-term fintech investment thesis is that how people pay for goods...

ETF Education Channel

Still Confident in Chinese Tech? Check Out 'PGJ'

Chinese Internet and technology companies have endured a fair bit of regulatory scrutiny from...

Retirement Income Channel

Will Investors Sell in May and Go Away?

May is here, and with the arrival of the fifth month of the year come jitters about the old “sell...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

The Race to Clean Energy Supremacy Is On

Investors are putting money where their mouths are by flooding into renewable energy exchange...

Multi-Asset Channel

Why Go with Multi-Factor ETFs in an Economic Recovery?

Multiple investment factors are off to solid starts in 2021, providing ballast for assets like...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

As Real Estate Rebounds, Consider a Flexible REIT

In a low-yield environment, investors often lean on sectors with traditions of delivering the...

Crypto Channel

How Will Bitcoin and Ethereum Play Off One Another?

Bitcoin is still the king of the cryptocurrency space, but when it comes to rapid price...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Goldman Sachs Predicts Oil Demand Is About to Soar

Some market observers say oil demand is poised to soar in epic fashion. Should that scenario come...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Why ETF Investors Are Jumping to Japan

While the U.S. dollar remains weak, the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ A-) is up nearly...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Are 3D Printing Stocks Witnessing a Renaissance?

Though off their 2021 highs, 3D printing stocks have been strong performers throughout the first...

Retirement Income Channel

The Fed Is Still Pivotal in Retirement Planning

Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve signaled it will stand pat on its current monetary policy....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Serious Competition Is Coming to the Clean Energy Space

Among the marquee longer-ranging issues for renewable energy assets like theALPSClean EnergyETF(...

Multi-Asset Channel

Quality Queries? This ETF Has Answers

Value is getting plenty of adulation this year, but combing through it with the quality factor...

Disruptive Technology Channel

'ARKF' and the 'Technification' of Finance

Fintech’s “technification” of financial services highlights long-term...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

In the Pursuit of Value, Don't Forget About Quality

The value factor is roaring back to life this year, providing some ballast for dividend equities....

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

White House Spending Could Keep Powering 'GRID'

A centerpiece of the Biden Administration’s renewable energy plan is shoring up the...

ETF Education Channel

Why to Bank on 'BKLN' as Interest Rates Rise

Investors are again embracing floating-rate debt and that could be a catalyst for the Invesco...

Active ETF Channel

A Forgotten Asset Class? Actively Managed Micro Caps

Micro cap stocks are the epitome of a high risk/high reward asset class. Their returns are...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Gold Mining ETFs Still Boast Strong Fundamentals

Gold fundamentals remains sturdy, and the same can be said for gold mining assets like the Sprott...

Crypto Channel

Ethereum Jumps Thanks to Bond Rumors in Europe

Ethereum, the platform on which the ether cryptocurrency transacts, continues to come of age, and...

Multi-Asset Channel

Yes, Inflation-Fighting Equity Assets Still Exist

Advisors and investors don’t have to lean on Treasury inflation protection securities...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Renewable Energy Opportunities Beyond the United States

Renewable energy assets like theALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) are often viewed by investors through a...

Active ETF Channel

JPMorgan Considering an Actively Managed Bitcoin Fund

As another weekend tumbles by, Bitcoin continues to remind investors that cryptocurrencies can be...

Retirement Income Channel

This Key Demographic Is Warming to Stocks

Due in part to the expected multi-trillion dollar transfer of wealth from older generations to...

Active ETF Channel

Higher Returns Are Luring Active Bond ETFs Abroad

Emerging markets bonds offer elevated levels of income, but the asset class can be tricky to...

Multi-Asset Channel

The Full Equation: Don't Forget the "S" and "G" in ESG

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds such as the FlexShares STOXX...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Seeking Alternative Income? Turn to Model Portfolios

Alternative investments are increasingly alluring at a time when traditional assets just...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Why This Time Can Be Different for 3D Printing Tech

The ARK3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) is higher by 24% year-to-date and has more than doubled in value...

ETF Education Channel

Why to Play the Long Game with Emerging Market ETFs

Seasoned investors know it’s practical to take a long-term view of developing economies – a...

Crypto Channel

Looking for Equities with Crypto Exposure?

There still isn’t a Bitcoin exchange traded fund listed on US exchanges, but that could...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Hungry for Gains? Feast on Nasdaq's FTXG ETF

Cyclical stocks are getting all the attention these days, and growth names seemingly always...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Why Private Equity Is Eyeing Up Midstream Stocks

As energy stocks rebound, the ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A) is looking strong, and may have more...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Risk and Reward in the Chinese Tech Market

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) recently drew the ire of Beijing, reminding investors that political risk is...

Active ETF Channel

As the Value Freeze Thaws, Are Active ETFs On the Up?

Until the last several months of 2020, value stocks had languished. The situation is finally...

Multi-Asset Channel

Big High-Yield Issuance Isn't Weighing on 'HYGV'

A spate of fresh high-yield corporate debt supply is coming to market, but that’s not...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Israel ETF is an ARK Hidden Gem

ARK Investment Management has one of the more famous lineups of exchange funds in the industry...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Equal-Weight Still Holds Quality for Growth Investors

With its hefty allocations to communication services and technology stocks, the Nasdaq-100 Index...

Active ETF Channel

EMLP: An Ongoing Pursuit of Energy Income

With the energy sector roaring higher after a lengthy slumber, plenty of income investors are...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Wary of High Valuations? Look to Model Portfolios

There are more and more reasons for advisors to help clients understand the benefits of...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

How Gold Miners Can Find Their Groove Again

Some commodities market observer believe gold miners are on the cusp of substantial upside. That...

Multi-Asset Channel

As Bargains Emerge Abroad, Trim Volatility with 'QLVD'

International markets, particularly ex-U.S. developed markets, are where the attractive...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The ARKW ETF: Leading the Future of Advertising

The ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW )may be a concentrated exchange traded fund, but it’s a credible...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Don't Wait on Politics to Put Down the ACES ETF

Renewable energy funds like theALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) have benefited from positive political...

ETF Education Channel

The ISEM ETF: Upside in Emerging Markets?

With emerging markets assets poised to benefit from earnings growth and rising coronavirus...

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Income with Impact? Utilities as Impact Investments

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Getting International Equity Exposure Right

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Stimulus Effort May Be A Boon for Clean Energy ETF ACES

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GRID ETF is a Good 2021 Idea For First Trust

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More Mutual Funds Going ETF Route in 2021

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No Preferreds on Robinhood? No Prob With PREF

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The ERSX ETF Hits Every Emerging Theme for 2021

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ESG Doubled in 2020. Can ETFs Help Do It Again in 2021?

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When Volatility Threatens, Turn to the VSMV ETF

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HTEC Hits 100 Million AUM, Adding 59% Annual Gain

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The Russell 2000 Index Is Poised to Beat the S&P 500

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QLV: Abundant Quality, Moderate Cyclical Exposure

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The ENTR ETF: Once Incurable Maladies Now Within Reach

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Digital Wallets Have Sent the ARKF ETF Soaring

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QQQ Offspring QQQJ Proves Success Breeds More Success

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International Names and Small-Cap Gains: The ERSX ETF

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The ETF Tied to the Most Abundant Substance in the Universe

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Try Model Portfolios for a Small-Cap 'January Effect'

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Quality Never Goes Out of Style: The QDEF ETF

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PIMCO's Active, Fixed Income ETF Still in MINT Condition

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Jump Back into Dividend Stock ETFs with the GDVD ETF

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What's Next for the Largest Active ETF in the World?

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With a New AUM Milestone, Is This ETF Too Hot to HNDL?

As advisors and investors search for more income in today’s low-yield environment, unique...

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Cloud Computing ETF Up 98% and Not Slowing Down

Up 98.20% this year, the WisdomTree Cloud Computing ETF (WCLD) is on a scintillating pace. Amid...

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Don't Look Now, But Dividends Are Beginning to Recover

Dividend stocks are bouncing back to close out 2020 and with expectations in place that the asset...

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ETF Investors: Ready to Finally Go International?

One asset class entering the limelight as 2020 draws to a close is international equities, a...

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For Small-Cap ETFs, A Covid Recovery Was No Small Feat

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This Year a Clean Energy ETF Held All of the ACES

A star among renewable energy exchange traded funds, the ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) more than...

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Multi-Factor Moves Great for Globe-Trotting Investors

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How Are Institutional Advisors Preparing for 2021?

Consensus is building that 2021 will be a strong year for riskier assets. Professionals can glean...

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Drones x Food Delivery = An Investment Duo for the Ages

With DoorDash’s initial public offering (IPO) a remarkable success, it’s easy to say...

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Municipal Bond ETFs in Conservative Portfolios

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Principal's Value Principle ETFs Are Geared for Gains

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The Growth and Value Factors: Get the Best of Both

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Tap Tech Stock without the Growing Regulation Risk

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Energy ETFs Are Awakening from Their Long Slumber

Buoyed by big gains by gathering and processing master limited partnerships (MLPs), the ALPS...

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Japan's Impressive Fundamentals Are Going Unnoticed

One of the more notable equity market rebounds taking place right now is in Japan, spotlighting...

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Healthcare Innovation in an ETF Wrapper

Bolstered by positioning that includes exposure to companies fighting the coronavirus pandemic,...

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Why the ARKF ETF Is Fintech's Cashless King

Cashless payments, cryptocurrencies, and digital wallets are among the catalysts propelling...

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Is Active Management ESG More Comprehensive?

More investors are embracing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles, prompting...

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The Doctor Is 'In' for this Digital Medicine ETF

The Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF (EDOC) is one of the most impressive stories...

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For Emerging Markets, Finally Some Positive News

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With Small-Caps Gaining Fans, ERSX Is Gaining Gains

The bullish small-cap chorus is mounting in size and veracity, and that’s giving new life...

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TILT: A Value ETF Without the Full Commitment

Value investing may be on the cusp of a long awaited resurgence, and investors can capitalize on...

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MLPs: Invest in Energy Without all the Volatility

The energy sector and midstream operators have endured their share of punishment this year, but...

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Junk Bond Yields Are Faltering, But the HYGV ETF Isn’t

As if it’s not hard enough to source yield this year, yields on junk-rated corporate debt are...

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The Revolution in Retail is Just Beginning

E-commerce and online retail are still fairly new concepts in the traditional retail arena, but...

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A Multi-Asset ETF for an Unpredictable Environment

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Big Banks Sitting on an Enormous Pile of Cash. What Gives?

The Invesco KBW Bank ETF (KBWB C+) is higher by 16.26% over the past month, awakening from a...

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Junk No Longer: Active ETFs for High-Yield Bonds

There are many asset classes where active management is advantageous for investors. A strong case...

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An ETF Opportunity for Biden's Smart Grid Dreams

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Bond Distributions of 2.5%? Not Bad in Uncertain Times

Amid another wave of coronavirus cases, it’s fair to say the U.S. economy could move in...

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Why Small-Cap Stock ETFs Are on Fire

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The QLVD ETF: Join Japan's Strong Fundamentals

Stocks in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, are rebounding. Investors can...

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A Cornucopia of New Active ETFs Are Changing the Game

The universe of actively managed exchange traded funds is growing – both in terms of population...

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Bitcoin's Fabulous Run is Lifting Other Fintech

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Up 144% in a Turbulent 2020? No Surprise for ARKG

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The Convertibles Come Calling: A Balanced Bond ETF

Convertible bonds are among this year’s best-performing fixed income assets. Investors can...

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An ETF to Get to Europe for Investors on the Fence

European equities are cobbling together some momentum to end 2020, but after years of...

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What Can Emerging Markets Stock ETFs Do for You?

When a coronavirus vaccine is finally ready for widespread distribution, developing economies...

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Active ETF Launch: New Roundhill Streaming ETF

Streaming entertainment is disrupting linear television and other traditional forms of...

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Why Stock ETFs Don't Care About Divided Government

Two Senate runoffs in Georgia are scheduled for January. If Republicans retain both those seats,...

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With Vaccines Coming, There's Space at the Small-Cap Table

Major small-cap benchmarks surged in November, giving rise to gains for exchange traded funds...

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Is This Time Around Different for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is soaring, stoking old memories of 2017, a run that gave way to a spectacular decline...

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Staying Put during COVID Times Doesn't Mean Your Investments Should

It’s easy to have a home bias when it comes to investing in the capital markets. Investors could...

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Pro-Active or Reactive? More Taking Up Active ETFs

Actively managed exchange traded funds continue to gather inflows from global investors.

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Can Emerging Markets ETFs Turn a New Page?

Emerging markets equities are turning higher, and many market participants are bullish on the...

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As Small-Caps Rally, Call on the ERSX ETF

The recent rally by smaller stocks is reaching historic proportions and many market observers...

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A 60/40 Refresh in Your Emerging Markets

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As the U.S. Dollar Declines, Queue Up Abroad with QLVE

Talk of emerging markets momentum in 2021 spotlights exchange traded funds such as the FlexShares...

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Dog Days No More: The Cyclical SDOG ETF

Cyclical sectors are perking up and dividends are on the mend following a rough first half of...

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The ETF in Front Of Tesla's Colossal Cash Influx

As was widely reported last week, electric vehicle juggernaut Tesla is headed to the S&P 500,...

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Father-and-Son ETF Duo Taking Investment World by Storm

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Mega-Caps No Longer: More Active Management Momentum

In 2021, new fund structures and actively managed exchange traded funds could mix and match to...

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Can a 'Bond-Esque' Sector Hold the Best of Both Worlds?

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Narrow Horizons? A Multi-Asset ETF to Cover Your Bases

In today’s low-yield climate, advisors and investors must go beyond low-yield dividend...

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As Stocks Rise from the Ashes, Go To the ASHX ETF

ETF investors are reassessing their portfolios for a 2021 rebound given what the rough...

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A Path Forward for the Energy Market Sector

Amid another round of encouraging news on the coronavirus vaccine front, previously downtrodden...

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How Might You Benefit from Multi-Factor Value Rotation?

With some help from Joe Biden’s victory in the recent presidential election, both emerging...

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One 2020 Lesson: Strength of the QDF ETF

There were certainly some rough times for dividend stocks in the first half of 2020, but it could...

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Is Your ETF Growth Organic or Merely Acquired?

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Fintech ETFs Ready to Decimate Traditional Finance

In the lexicon of disruptive technologies, fintech is just getting started, indicating...

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Suffocated by Low Interest Rates? An ETF Answer

Advisors and investors are running low on credible income-generating assets in the current...

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A Shot at One Trillion: Nvidia in the ETF Space

Up a staggering 154.57% over the past year, Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) is the largest U.S....

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Actively Managed Funds: Pros to Being Pro-Active

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Survey Says? Financial Advisors Looking to Outsource

The coronavirus pandemic is altering an array of industries, including finance, and how advisors...

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Swamped by ETF Choices? Check Out Model Portfolios

In recent years, the number of multi-factor exchange traded funds for advisors to evaluate has...

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Can a Nimble FDA Help Your Portfolio ETFs?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appears likely to be active on the drug review front in...

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Cryptocurrency Will Be Huge for Fintech ETFs

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Go Global

The rise of e-commerce and internet activity isn’t a strictly American theme. China and...

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It's a Small World: Principal's Small-Cap PSC ETF

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A New ETF to Fill the Low Interest Rate Void

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Dimensional Expands ETF Offerings With DFAU & DFAI

Dimensional Fund Advisors announced plans to launch six new actively managed ETFs.

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Is Inflation Creeping Into the Investment Conversation?

The inflation conversation is gaining momentum. While that’s concerning news, investors can...

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Growth vs. Value Stocks: The Age-Old Debate

The Entrepreneur 30 Fund (ENTR) focuses on both growth and value stocks, selecting the best of...

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Are 2020 Dividend Issues in the Rearview Mirror?

Following a rough first half of 2020, dividends are on the mend as many companies are again...

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Are You Ready for a Dividend Confidence Renaissance?

The first half of 2020 tried dividend investor patience amid a spate of payout cuts and...

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Why the Smart Grid Industry is a Smart Place to Invest

With the incoming Biden Administration planning potentially massive spending on renewable energy,...

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A New Dawn for Actively Managed Value Rotation?

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ARK's Genome ETF on the Front Lines of Detecting Cancer

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Dissecting a Recovery for Value Stocks and Related ETFs

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Will Dividend Stock ETFs Finish 2020 On the Up?

There are mounting signs that after a rough patch in the first half of 2020, dividend stocks are...

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Time to Move Your Equity Allocations Outside the U.S.?

With regime change in Washington, D.C., a new era could be dawning for international equities,...

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A 2020 Comeback?: ALPS' ETFs Poised for Q4 Win

Don’t call it a comeback quite yet, but there are incremental signs pipeline assets,...

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Don't Box Yourself Out of Innovation: The ENTR ETF

For years, growth stocks have led domestic equities higher. The Entrepreneur 30 Fund (ENTR) is...

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Finding MAAX Municipal Bond ETF Exposure

The benefits of a Joe Biden presidency on municipal bonds are well-documented, but what other...

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Like a Diversified Portfolio? Check Out the PREF ETF

Preferred stocks are known as a high-yield asset class, but amid a post-election rally in various...

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The Housing Market: A New Area for the Booming ARKW ETF

The ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) isn’t an ordinary internet exchange traded fund and...

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Is Consolidation the Future for Active Management?

Last month, it was revealed Morgan Stanley is doling out $7 billion to acquire Eaton Vance, a...

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Clean Energy ETFs Are Cleaning House

Renewable energy exchange traded funds are among the hottest industry funds this year and with...

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Munis Standing Strong Despite Spate of New Issuance

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Enliven Your Portfolio with ERShares' ENTR ETF

Standard exchange traded funds focusing on growth stocks are just that: standard. The...

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Not Enough Tech? The ETF Drubbing Other Tech Returns

Prior to the election, the tech sector framed itself as a crucial safe haven. The ALPS Disruptive...

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Is Your Portfolio Pining for an International Boost?

International equities, including ex-US developed markets fare, are expected to get their...

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With Biden Priced In, Emerging Markets Are Looking Up

One of most cited talking points in the wake of Joe Biden’s victory in the recent...

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How Biden, ETFs, and Unbanked Households Relate

With it clear that Joe Biden will become the 46th president, investors’ attention now turns...

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With Regime Change Afoot, Is Your Portfolio Too Domestic?

With regime change coming in the nation’s capital, a more congenial tone toward countries...

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The New VPN ETF: Cashing in on the 5G Revolution

Technology companies still have significant real estate needs, and some exchange traded funds...

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International ETFs: More Momentum for Active Management

Actively managed exchange traded funds are enjoying asset-gathering success this year, and it...

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Are International Small-Cap ETFs Your Missing Puzzle Piece?

Small-cap stocks, including those with international flair, are picking up momentum, a scenario...

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Junk Bonds: The Right Choice for Long-Term Investors?

Junk bonds and the related exchange traded funds are usually more volatile than their...

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Healthcare ETF Analysis: Biotech Beckons under Biden

Following presidential elections, biotechnology stocks and exchange traded funds often rally. If...

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Volatility Management: A Strong Choice for Divided Government

It seems that Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be the next president, the Democrats will lose...

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Still Lots of Logic for Preferring Preferred Stock ETFs

Vote counting is still happening in some marquee swing states, providing investors with an...

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Election Results Have Cannabis ETFs in the Clouds

After soaring more than 14% on Thursday alone, the Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) is higher by...

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Bank on Big Tech's Latest Earnings Project

An emerging concept in the e-commerce and fintech spaces is social commerce. But many exchange...

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Mutual Fund Titan Continuing its Active ETF Quest

Eaton Vance, one of the most venerable names in active mutual fund management, is continuing its...

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Regardless of the Election, the Fed Will Call the Shots

As of Thursday morning, results in the U.S. presidential election are still up in the air, though...

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Medical Breakthrough ETFs for More than Just COVID

Historically, biotechnology stocks and exchange traded funds thrive when elections are completed....

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How a Jump in Big Tech Boosts 'Entrepreneurial' ETFs

Electoral uncertainty didn’t derail technology stocks in the first post-election trading...

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Finally Some Election Clarity for Energy ETFs

The results of the presidential election remain unknown, but some down ballot clarity relevant to...

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Robotaxis and ARK ETFs: Revolutionizing Transit

Traditional transportation is, well, traditional, and that makes it vulnerable to some of the...

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Fred Alger Moving Multiple Funds to a New ETF Structure

In a sign of the mutual fund times, Fred Alger Management is launching two of its successful...

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How to Invest in the Booming CleanTech Industry

Clean and renewable energy is taking the investing world by storm this year and issuers of...

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For Utilities, Stability Rules Supreme

The Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A) and other utilities exchange traded funds were somewhat...

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Small-Caps a Safe Hiding Space for a Contested Election

Some market observers believe that a protracted contested election could favor smaller stocks.

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Biden Energy Plan May Not Doom Oil and Gas After All

Election Day is here and with that comes the reminder that Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s...

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With U.S. Market Oversaturation, Look to the ERSX ETF

One of the most widely anticipated presidential elections in U.S. history arrives today, bringing...

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Use Model Portfolios to Tap Tech's Vast Dividends

Plenty of sectors, including consumer discretionary, energy, and real estate to name a few, are...

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Will a Blue Wave Tilt Emerging Markets Toward TLTE?

In the run-up to Election Day, there’s been plenty of talk about a blue wave. This scenario...

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Another ARKK ETF Pro: A Long A.I. Runway

The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is one of the disruptive technology frontrunners among ETFs. Its...

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Actively Managed ETFs Just Got a Bit Cheaper

Broadly speaking, actively managed exchange traded funds carry higher fees than their passively...

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PSET: A Consistently Fashionable Approach to Quality

The quality factor is persistent and has proved as much over the course of 2020. Investor can tap...

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Inside IFV's Compelling International Equities Outlook

Advisors looking for a strategic solution for exposure to international equities have an array of...

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Economic Progress in Europe Can Lift the ALPS IDOG ETF

A Joe Biden win will assist European equities, according to some market observers. That could...

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There's a Right Way to Approach Emerging Markets

Developing economies remain a profit/peril proposition, but with the right strategies advisors...

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The ESG ETF Bloom Is Just Getting Going

Data confirm advisors and investors are increasingly fond of sustainable investment strategies,...

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This November: Big Gains for Small Stocks?

Count small-cap equities among the asset classes poised to be benefit after Election Day. The...

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Not Enough Biotech in Your Portfolio?

As coronavirus cases start to tick upwards once more, the race to create a vaccine will only...

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Today's Preferred ETF Options: What's Not There Matters

With bond yields tumbling, it would be easy to think that these would be go-to days for preferred...

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An EBIZ Catalyst to Consider: Holiday Shopping

With coronavirus case counts spiking again, it’s reasonable to expect that the holiday...

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Race for a COVID Vaccine Bodes Well for BTEC

The race to bringing a coronavirus vaccine to market is heating up. That spells opportunity for...

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Returns over Fees: Active Management Opportunities

There are times when advisors shouldn’t prioritize fees alone. Many asset classes embrace...

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ARKK's Companies on the Brink of the Next Big Thing

The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) continues to cement its enviable legacy as one of the premier...

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Oil Industry Poised to Rebound from Tough YTD

The energy sector has been trying investors’ patience for some time, but some market...

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Small-Caps Stand Strong in Face of Adversity

As coronavirus case counts trend higher yet again, and with Election Day jitters mounting, stocks...

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WisdomTree: A Plethora of Model Portfolio Strategies

Reducing volatility remains a primary objective for many advisors, but arriving at that outcome...

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A Once-Beloved Metric: Alpha Architect's Value Approach

At a time when value stocks continue vexing investors, it can pay to examine fresher approaches...

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A New Type of ETF Structure is Taking Off

A new type of exchange traded fund is taking the fund industry by storm and, in the eyes of some...

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Principal's BTEC: The Healthcare ETF to Own Now?

The Principal Healthcare Innovators Index ETF (BTEC ) is among the healthcare exchange traded...

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Check Out VictoryShare's CFO for a Low Volatility Play

Low volatility is still a favored investment factor, but some of the exchange traded funds...

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More Optimism Coming for Tesla and ARKQ

Exchange traded funds with exposure to electric vehicle companies, including the ARK Autonomous...

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Check Out the ERShares International Equity ETF

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This ETF Just Captured Political Support

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Don't Allow Ecommerce to Derail Your Portfolio

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How Do Millennials Relate to ETFs?

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With Traditional TV Under Threat, This ETF Thrives

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High-Yield Considerations for Near-Term

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Portfolio Hydration With This Water ETF

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Machines' Rise Gives Boost to this ETF

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Smart Grid Investments: A Smart Idea

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Election Uncertainty Dampens Muni ETFs

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Bond Bundle for Tricky Fixed Income Climate

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How Refreshing: First Trust's Water ETF

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Election Volatility Highlights this Model Portfolio

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The Right Idea for a New Dividend Normal

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It's Hip to be Square('s) Cash App

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Getting Active in the Quest for Dividends

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Data Say It's a Good Time to Look Into QCLN

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ESG ETFs: Doing Good While Delivering the Goods

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Revisiting Your MLPs for Income Allure

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Layer Large Cap Foundational Factors with This ETF

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Learning to Like Leverage Loans in a Low-Yield Arena

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Preferred Stocks Maintain Plenty of Allure

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Impact of Tesla Battery on this ARK ETF

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Tap Tech Side of Real Estate

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Preferreds Could Shore up Low-Yield Portfolios

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California Gas Vehicle Ban Brings Grid Opportunity

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Consider an Alternate Avenue to Low Volatility

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Turning to ANTs to Take Over Front-Runners

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Cashless Call Raises Fintech ETF Fortunes

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Electric Vehicle Exposure May Come up Aces for this Fund

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A New Approach to Gaining Dividends With Smaller Stocks

Investing for dividends with large-cap stocks got tricky in the first half of 2020 amid a spate...

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Be Active With Value as Economy Rebounds

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As World Waves Cash Away, This ETF Should Soar

The coronavirus pandemic is facilitating “new normals” across an array of daily activities with a...

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Go Beyond Common Equity Dividends With This ETF

If 2020 is teaching income investors anything it’s that they cannot rely solely on either...

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An ETF for Latest Batch of Superstars

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Emphasize Quality With Small Caps

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A Good Tech Outlook for DTEC Diversification

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Get a Good Handle on Income With the HNDL ETF

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Active Non-Transparent ETFs Will Make Inroads

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Forecast Clear for Long-Term Upside with Cloud ETFs

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Industrial Boost May Be Meaningful With This REIT ETF

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Being Selective With International Equities

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Fintech Is The New Normal and that's Big for ARKF

The phrase “new normal” is pervasive these days, but as it pertains to the burgeoning fintech...

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The low volatility factor is one of the more beloved investment factors, but it approaches it via...

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A Point Favoring Active Non-Transparent ETFs

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This ETF Matters as Dividends Stay Relevant

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Opportunity Remains in the Cloud

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Get Active in Search Rebounding Value Stocks

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After a Wild August, Consider High-Yield ETF 'HYGV'

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It's Clear Emerging Dividends Are on the Mend

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JP Morgan Making Moves in the Green Bond Game

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CRISPR Benefits Available for This Genomics ETF

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Powerful PTH Will Regain Momentum

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ANTs Feature Unique Structure, New Active Approach

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Change Some Convertibles Exposure With This Income ETF

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Pay Off Pass Throughs With This REIT ETF

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Small-Cap Biotechnology ETF Has Big Opportunity

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Yes, Tesla Battery Day May Be a big Deal

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Utilities Steady, Waiting on Low Bond Yields to Drive Upside

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Innovation Helps Set This Healthcare ETF Apart

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A New Active Approach for a New Millennium

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Growth Stocks Aren't Too Pricey and That's Good for DTEC

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A Model Plan For Global Equities

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Europe Beckons as Main Catalyst for Hot Fintech ETF

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Durability of Tech Stocks Is Main Force of QQQ Success

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Use This Dividend ETF for Intriguing Sector-Level Dichotomy

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The Top Dividend Idea Tied to a Top Sector

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For Retirement, This Tax-Advantaged Income ETF Matters

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Inside an Huge Week for the 3D Printing ETF

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More Active Non-Transparent ETFs Coming... Probably

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Relying on Model Portfolios to Bet on Value Resurgence

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Rising IT Spending Delivers Another Tailwind for DTEC

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Use a Millennial ETF to Gain on Gen Z

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Tesla Battery Ambitions Power Unique Active ETF

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Scintillating QQQ Nears Double in Less Than 2 Years

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Details Are Important With Active Non-Transparent ETFs

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Note This Smart Idea for Smart Grid Exposure

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Take the CRISPR Call With This Genomics ETF

Investors looking for access to CRISPR gene editing technologies should consider the ARK Genomic...

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Active Non-Transparent ETFs: Not Just Fancy New Objects

Active non-transparent ETFs (ANTs) aren’t just the glossy new objects on the fund industry...

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Clear Political Actions for Renewable Energy ETFs

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Fund Industry Disruption is Here Again and That’s a Good Thing

The fund industry has a long history of disruption and much have it has worked in favor of...

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Coronavirus Vaccine Coming, Allowing Catalysts for this ETF

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With emerging markets equities showing signs of recovery, investors looking to play that trend...

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Invesco Internet ETF May Be The Better Internet ETF

With internet and communication services stocks among the biggest drivers of the Nasdaq-100...

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Handle Volatility With a Dedicated Model Portfolio.

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This High Dividend May Pleasantly Surprise Investors

On a standalone basis, the value factor is struggling again this year. So are high dividend...

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Cloud Computing Move Still in Early Innings

Up more than 60% this year, the WisdomTree Cloud Computing ETF (WCLD) is proving the cloud...

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Rise of eCommerce Continues and This ETF Should Benefit

Favorable data for online retailers continues piling up, indicating the Global X E-commerce ETF (...

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A Healthcare ETF Offering Immunity During Election Year

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Evolution, Hyper-Growth Reached Via This Industry ETF

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A New Frontier for a High-Flying Fintech ETF

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Stimulus Could Spark This Infrastructure ETF

With so much talk about economic stimulus and infrastructure chatter heating up as Election Day...

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Favor Credit Rates With These Investment-Grade Ideas

With Treasury yields residing in territory that hardly make the asset class worth the trouble for...

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Compelling Reasons to Love ARK Genomics ETF ‘ARKG’

This year, some healthcare exchange traded funds are hot. Then there’s the ARK Genomic Revolution...

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A Fine Time to Embrace Merits of Shareholder Yield

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Video Games Setting High Scores, Raising ETFs

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With Small Caps Firing up, Revisit This ETF

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Cord Cutting Is Only One Catalyst for A Disruptive ETF

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Government Plays Role in Fixing Energy Dominance

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Advisors Enhancing Value for Clients With Model Portfolios

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A Unique Healthcare ETF off to a Hot Start

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Count On BTEC for Healthcare Growth

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, some healthcare ETFs are coming off age and showing they have the...

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Win the Fight Against Volatility With This ETF

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A Tech ETF With Work From Home Leverage

The work from home theme is gaining significant momentum due to the coronavirus pandemic, so much...

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Model Portfolio Universe Expanding as Some Ideas Standout

ETF model portfolios may offer financial advisors the targeted outcomes that their investor...

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New Biotech ETF Finds Small But Mighty Theme

Extending what’s been a busy stretch of unique healthcare ETF launches, the Defiance Nasdaq...

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A Potent Preferred Idea for Extra Income

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Play a Long Game With Renewable Energy ETFs

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Work From Home And Others Driving Cybersecurity ETFs Higher

The technology sector is soaring this year with significant contributions from semiconductors and...

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