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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
Entrepreneur ETF Channel

As Small-Caps Rally, Call on the ERSX ETF

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

A 60/40 Refresh in Your Emerging Markets

The 60/40 equity/fixed income portfolio methodology isn’t dead, but it’s in need of...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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,...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

Not even two months in, the Invesco NASDAQ Next Gen 100 ETF (QQQJ) is already one of the success...

Active ETF Channel

Mega-Caps No Longer: More Active Management Momentum

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

Smart Beta Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

A Path Forward for the Energy Market Sector

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

How Might You Benefit from Multi-Factor Value Rotation?

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Is Your ETF Growth Organic or Merely Acquired?

For years, the the preferred avenue to engineer growth was to acquire others and bloat balance...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech ETFs Ready to Decimate Traditional Finance

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Suffocated by Low Interest Rates? An ETF Answer

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

Retirement Income Channel

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....

Retirement Income Channel

When Social Security Isn't Enough: The NUSI ETF

Retirement planners and retirees themselves are constantly looking to fill income gaps,...

Active ETF Channel

Actively Managed Funds: Pros to Being Pro-Active

Active management is on the mend, and the exchange traded fund wrapper is a big reason why....

Multi-Asset Channel

Survey Says? Financial Advisors Looking to Outsource

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Swamped by ETF Choices? Check Out Model Portfolios

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Cryptocurrency Will Be Huge for Fintech ETFs

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) is a prime example of an exchange traded fund that’s...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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

Small-cap stocks are in a groove and the Principal U.S. Small-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF (PSC) is...

Active ETF Channel

A New ETF to Fill the Low Interest Rate Void

The current low-yield environment is conducive to new entrants that offer active management and...

Retirement Income Channel

Retirees: Get an ETF Slice of the Tech Pie

The technology sector’s income profile is gradually increasing, but investors can take that...

News

Dimensional Expands ETF Offerings With DFAU & DFAI

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Is Inflation Creeping Into the Investment Conversation?

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Growth vs. Value Stocks: The Age-Old Debate

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Are You Ready for a Dividend Confidence Renaissance?

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why the Smart Grid Industry is a Smart Place to Invest

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

Active ETF Channel

A New Dawn for Actively Managed Value Rotation?

For some time, rebounds in value stocks have moved in fits and starts, but there’s brewing...

Retirement Income Channel

Looking for Bond Alternatives for Retirement?

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) is gaining attention as a complement or alternative...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

Investors seeking big-time growth potential, thematic exposure, and active management themes may...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Dissecting a Recovery for Value Stocks and Related ETFs

Momentum is building for value stock resurgence, but investors looking to capitalize may want to...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

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,...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Finding MAAX Municipal Bond ETF Exposure

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Active ETF Channel

Is Consolidation the Future for Active Management?

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Clean Energy ETFs Are Cleaning House

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

Retirement Income Channel

Munis Standing Strong Despite Spate of New Issuance

Municipal bonds and exchange traded funds, including the iShares National Muni Bond ETF (MUB A+),...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Enliven Your Portfolio with ERShares' ENTR ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Is Your Portfolio Pining for an International Boost?

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

Looking for an Alternative to Retirement Annuities?

With retirement planners and retirees themselves scrambling for more income, annuities are...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How Biden, ETFs, and Unbanked Households Relate

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

With Regime Change Afoot, Is Your Portfolio Too Domestic?

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

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

Active ETF Channel

International ETFs: More Momentum for Active Management

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Are International Small-Cap ETFs Your Missing Puzzle Piece?

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Healthcare ETF Analysis: Biotech Beckons under Biden

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Volatility Management: A Strong Choice for Divided Government

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

Retirement Income Channel

Nationwide's NUSI ETF Emerging as Alternative for Bonds

With yields on U.S. government bonds low and likely to remain that way for some time, deriving...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Still Lots of Logic for Preferring Preferred Stock ETFs

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Bank on Big Tech's Latest Earnings Project

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

Active ETF Channel

Mutual Fund Titan Continuing its Active ETF Quest

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Medical Breakthrough ETFs for More than Just COVID

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

How a Jump in Big Tech Boosts 'Entrepreneurial' ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Finally Some Election Clarity for Energy ETFs

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Robotaxis and ARK ETFs: Revolutionizing Transit

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

Active ETF Channel

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...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

How to Invest in the Booming CleanTech Industry

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

Retirement Income Channel

For Utilities, Stability Rules Supreme

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Small-Caps a Safe Hiding Space for a Contested Election

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

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...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Use Model Portfolios to Tap Tech's Vast Dividends

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

Nationwide's NUSI ETF: For More than Just Retirees

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) is an increasingly prominent retirement strategy,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Active ETF Channel

Actively Managed ETFs Just Got a Bit Cheaper

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Inside IFV's Compelling International Equities Outlook

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

There's a Right Way to Approach Emerging Markets

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

Multi-Asset Channel

The ESG ETF Bloom Is Just Getting Going

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

This November: Big Gains for Small Stocks?

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Not Enough Biotech in Your Portfolio?

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

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

An EBIZ Catalyst to Consider: Holiday Shopping

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

Active ETF Channel

Returns over Fees: Active Management Opportunities

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Oil Industry Poised to Rebound from Tough YTD

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Small-Caps Stand Strong in Face of Adversity

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

WisdomTree: A Plethora of Model Portfolio Strategies

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

Nationwide's NUSI Lends a Helping Hand in Retirement

One of the primary advantages of the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) is that the ETF...

Active ETF Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

More Optimism Coming for Tesla and ARKQ

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Check Out the ERShares International Equity ETF

Small-cap stocks are picking up the pace, again looking like a leadership group, a scenario...

Multi-Asset Channel

Where Will Infrastructure Stand Post-Election?

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) is an example of an...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

This Model Portfolio is Disrupting Disruptive Growth

“Disruptive growth” is becoming a prominent investment catchphrase, and rightfully so. But it...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

A Safe Emerging Markets Idea with Elections Upcoming

The results of the upcoming presidential election carry implications for assets beyond domestic...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Upcoming Election Shining on Renewable Energy ETFs

Few industry exchange traded funds can match the performances of alternative energy funds such as...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Long-Lost 3D Printing ETFs Making a Resurgence

3D printing was one of the original disruptive technologies. Then, investors largely forget about...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Less Defensive Healthcare ETF Warrants Attention

The healthcare sector is usually viewed as defensive, but that doesn’t diminish the...

Active ETF Channel

Get Active Advantages and Preferred Power in One ETF

Some income-generating asset classes can be fertile ground for active managers, including...

Retirement Income Channel

Investing in Municipal Bonds: Munis to the MAAX

With Election Day right around the corner, fixed income investors have a variety of outcomes to...

Multi-Asset Channel

Grab Your Slice of ESG's Staying Power with FlexShares

Evidence is mounting that the idea of ethical investing, which has been made more prominent by...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

A Blue Wave Plan: WisdomTree's Model Portfolio?

In recent weeks, there’s been plenty of chatter regarding a blue wave – the scenario where...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Get ETF Performance from The Dogs of The Dow

With a dividend yield of 4.63%, the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) is certainly an...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Why This Small-Cap ETF Is a Must-Know

Smaller companies are cobbling together some momentum and while basic indexes provide pure beta...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

The ETF For Companies On the Rise

At a time when growth stocks continue dominating value rivals, investors may want to consider...

Active ETF Channel

Active vs. Passive Management: What's Right for You?

Too often, active and passive strategies are considered separately, but there is plenty of merit...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

This ETF Just Captured Political Support

These days, investors are hearing plenty about which assets could perform well under a Biden...

Retirement Income Channel

How to Approach Covered Call Strategies

As investors scramble to deal with dividend cuts and depressed bond yields, alternative income...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Don't Allow Ecommerce to Derail Your Portfolio

One of the primary advantages of the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is that it reaches multiple...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

How Do Millennials Relate to ETFs?

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing about seismic shifts pertaining to how and where consumers...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

An ETF Geared Toward Entrepreneurs

Financial market history is littered with examples of high-flying growth companies being founded...

Multi-Asset Channel

An ETF Poised for COVID Stimulus

As has been widely documented, infrastructure exchange traded funds, including the FlexShares...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Sustainable Energy ETFs for a Renewables-Led Recovery

Renewable energy exchange traded funds, including the ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES), don’t lack...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

2021 And Cyclical Asset Changes

Polls say one thing, but one of the lessons from the 2016 presidential election is that anything...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

A Rising Star Amid International Small-Cap ETFs

International small caps can, in many cases, offer even more benefits than their U.S....

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

The Unique ETF Capturing Younger Consumer Resilience

Consumer spending is a vital driver of the U.S. economy and while there have been challenges to...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

The Renewable Energy ETF Thriving in 2020

Renewable energy exchange traded funds are among the most exciting, impressive industry-level...

Active ETF Channel

More Household Names Consider Active ETF Entry

The world of actively managed exchange traded funds continues luring some of the biggest names...

Retirement Income Channel

Piecing Together A Retirement Income Plan

The retirement income puzzle is increasingly complex, but the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF...

Disruptive Technology Channel

With Traditional TV Under Threat, This ETF Thrives

Old school cable television is being disrupted in a big way and the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is a...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Take a Visionary Approach for Small-Cap Success

Historically, small caps are winning bets, but many traditional index approaches to smaller...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Model Portfolios With A Blue Wave Brewing?

In recent weeks, more analysts and market observers are discussing the possibility of a “blue...

Multi-Asset Channel

Cyclical Value Stock and The 2020 Election

Some markets believe ballot box success by the Democrats in a few weeks could give rise to a...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Fintech Finesse with Cautious Commitment

Fintech is one of the premier disruptive themes and there are several exchange traded funds...

Retirement Income Channel

Mitigate Risks From Covered Call Strategies

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) offers investors an ideal alternative to writing...

Active ETF Channel

Emerging Markets for Active Managers?

Broadly speaking, emerging markets equities are flailing again this year, but emerging markets...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

With Dividends Firming Up, Revisit ETFs

It was a rough first half of 2020 in terms of dividend cuts and suspensions, but things perked up...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Small-Cap Surge And The PSC ETF

Smaller stocks look poised to take on leadership roles and that could prove meaningful for the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

CRISPR Future Helps Hot Genomics ETF

The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG ) is a star among healthcare exchange traded...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

A Tempting Idea for Dividend Growth

Amid a spate of dividend cuts among U.S. and European companies in the first half of 2020,...

Multi-Asset Channel

High-Yield Considerations for Near-Term

There could be post-election implications for high-yield corporate debt, potentially putting...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

China: The Elephant in ACES' Room?

Renewable energy exchange traded funds, including the ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES), could be primed...

Active ETF Channel

The Advantages to an Active Approach

The growth factor continues topping its value counterpart and investors can potentially amplify...

Retirement Income Channel

Tax Talks and Nationwide's NUSI

In the run up to Election Day, there’s been plenty of chatter regarding potential changes...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Portfolio Hydration With This Water ETF

Somewhat quietly, the Invesco Global Water Portfolio (PIO B+) is higher by almost 29% over the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Millennials Ditching Cash, Boosting Fintech ETF

Among thematic exchange traded funds, the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) is ascending to star...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Smaller Stocks Looking Smart

Data confirm scores of large- and mega-cap stocks are overvalued at present. That doesn’t...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Find Safer Positioning for Energy's Recovery

The energy sector’s road to redemption is going to be lengthy, but investors looking for a...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Now's the Time for Quality ETFs

Quality stocks often come with a higher cost of admission, or elevated valuations, relative to...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Machines' Rise Gives Boost to this ETF

As artificial intelligence and robotics become increasingly relevant parts of the disruptive...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Smart Grid Investments: A Smart Idea

If the California summer taught investors anything it’s that smart grid investing could be...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Green Bonds Growing in Number and Price

Things are perking up in the green bond market and that should be of assistance to the VanEck...

Active ETF Channel

Eaton Vance Deal Showcases Active Management Allure

While it doesn’t have immediate or direct implications for actively managed exchange traded...

Retirement Income Channel

Election Uncertainty Dampens Muni ETFs

Municipal bond investors are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the upcoming Election Day and that...

Multi-Asset Channel

With Deals Abound, Consider this Real Estate ETF

The real estate sector is lagging behind the broader market, but the good news in that scenario...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Bond Bundle for Tricky Fixed Income Climate

The Federal Reserve dropping interest rates to historic lows is making life difficult on advisors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Tempting Tech Approach With REIT ETF

The ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF (RDOG) is one of the newest real estate exchange traded funds,...

Active ETF Channel

Ultimus Adds to Next Generation of Active ETFs

Ultimus Fund Solutions, a provider of administrative services and solutions for issuers of...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Video Game Stocks and ETFs Soaring

The Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF (NERD) and its video game brethren...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

How Refreshing: First Trust's Water ETF

With so much emphasis on clean energy and traditional utilities assets, water investing may be...

Retirement Income Channel

NUSI and a Retirement Nest Egg

Investors looking to bolster retirement savings should look beyond traditional vehicles,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Preferreds Versus Bond Alternatives

With Treasury yields historically low and municipal bond yields not far off that pace,...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Election Volatility Highlights this Model Portfolio

With Election Day just a few weeks away, advisors may be examining avenues for reducing...

Multi-Asset Channel

The Right Idea for a New Dividend Normal

It’s going to take some time for S&P 500 dividends to return to pre-pandemic heights,...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Looking at Energy ETFs Through Electoral Lenses

There’s plenty of speculation regarding how the upcoming presidential election will affect...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

It’s hip to be square, according to the old song. With the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF...

Active ETF Channel

Getting Active in the Quest for Dividends

Following a spate of dividend cutting by S&P 500 firms in the first half of 2020, advisors...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

A swell of encouraging data points bode well for renewable equities and the related exchange...

Retirement Income Channel

Potential for Wild October Could Spotlight NUSI ETF

In financial market history, October has an interesting reputation. It’s been the birth...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Fresh Take on Investing Quality

As is the case with other investment factors, sometimes new approaches can work well with...

Multi-Asset Channel

ESG ETFs: Doing Good While Delivering the Goods

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds are in the limelight in...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

New Model Portfolio Delivers Disruptive Goods Growth

Investing in disruptive growth fare is compelling, but it can be a tricky landscape to navigate....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Revisiting Your MLPs for Income Allure

It’s been a rough year for energy stocks and the corresponding exchange traded funds,...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Layer Large Cap Foundational Factors with This ETF

Domestic large-cap equities are likely to remain in style for the foreseeable future. Investors...

Active ETF Channel

Non-Transparent ETFs' Next Act: Woo Investors

More and more active non-transparent exchange traded funds (ANTs) are coming to market,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Huge Opportunities for 3D Printing ETF

3D printing touches an array of industries and the 3D Printing ETF (PRNT ), the lone ETF focusing...

Retirement Income Channel

With Lower Retirement Bond Exposure, Add NUSI

Low bond yields are crimping retirement portfolios, but the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Marvelous Multi-Factor for Beating Small-Cap Lethargy

The past month hasn’t been kind to small-cap equities, but that recent lethargy could give...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

When Strategy is Important, Use a Tailored Approach

Investment is always about strategy, but for advisors looking to get an even more strategic with...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Why Defensive Dividends Matter for Retirement Portfolios

At a time when equity and government bond yields are low and playing defense is a priority for...

Multi-Asset Channel

Learning to Like Leverage Loans in a Low-Yield Arena

The tide could turn for high-yield bond ETFs, especially now that the Federal Reserve is...

Retirement Income Channel

Approaching NUSI in Difficult Income Environment

The Federal Reserve and a variety of dividend offenders are making life hard on income investors...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Preferred Stocks Maintain Plenty of Allure

Traditional equity and fixed income yield and income are getting harder to source thanks to low...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Impact of Tesla Battery on this ARK ETF

Tesla Battery Day is in the books and while the event may have left some investors wanting more,...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Tap Tech Side of Real Estate

Real estate isn’t often viewed as a cyclical, yield-driven sector, but investors can...

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Positioning for a Value Rebound

With the economy showing signs of life, investors may want some cyclical positioning and some of...

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Preferreds Could Shore up Low-Yield Portfolios

Broadly speaking, preferred stocks can bolster income-generating portfolios, but some active...

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Prime Avenue for Assembling Dividend Defense

Durability is the name of the game when it comes to dividend investing and that concept has...

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California Gas Vehicle Ban Brings Grid Opportunity

On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state will ban sales of internal combustion...

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Cyclical Shifts May Benefit a Surprising ETF

Data indicate professional investors are revisiting cyclical stocks and that trend could have...

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Consider an Alternate Avenue to Low Volatility

This exactly the type of environment in which investors may be inclined to embrace the low...

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Turning to ANTs to Take Over Front-Runners

If there’s one thing active fund managers don’t like, it’s having to contend...

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Cashless Call Raises Fintech ETF Fortunes

The move to cashless and contactless payments is on in a big way and that has long-ranging,...

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Electric Vehicle Exposure May Come up Aces for this Fund

The ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES), like many alternative energy ETFs, has ample exposure to wind and...

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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

Historically, cyclical stocks lag when the economy falters or is in recession and leads when...

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Post-Election Impact on Social Security Highlights NUSI

For now, the issue is on the back burner given the contentious nature of this election cycle, but...

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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

Finding the next big thing among individual stocks is difficult. Trying to that multiple times is...

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Emphasize Quality With Small Caps

Small-cap stocks are roaring back from the March lows. For example, the widely followed Russell...

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A Good Tech Outlook for DTEC Diversification

There’s plenty of fervor in the technology sector, stoking concern of a repeat of the 2000...

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Get a Good Handle on Income With the HNDL ETF

With Treasury yields at rock bottom levels and investors enduring widespread dividend cutting...

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Active Non-Transparent ETFs Will Make Inroads

In the fund industry, the management style debate usually centers around old guard actively...

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Forecast Clear for Long-Term Upside with Cloud ETFs

Cloud stocks are stories unto themselves this year, a theme benefiting various ETFs, including...

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Industrial Boost May Be Meaningful With This REIT ETF

The ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF (RDOG) debuted earlier this year, making it one of the newer ETFs...

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Model Portfolio Applies Multi-Factor Strategies

Multi-factor ETFs are increasingly prominent options for advisors looking for broad-based,...

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Being Selective With International Equities

International equities have long been a source of frustration for investors, but with the right...

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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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A More Useful Way to Consider Low Volatility

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

As the new kid on the fund industry block, active non-transparent ETFs have some ground to make...

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Multi-Asset Model Portfolio Plays for Income Investors

With income becoming harder to generate via traditional sources, advisors may want to consider a...

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Tech Sturdiness Strengthens Case for DTEC

For most of this year, technology has been one of the brightest sectors, a scenario that’s...

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Momentum Matters in Multi-Factor Small-Cap ETF 'PSC'

The Principal U.S. Small-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF (PSC), as its name implies, is a multi-factor...

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This ETF Matters as Dividends Stay Relevant

With some market observers saying the worst is over for this year’s dividend duress, the...

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Opportunity Remains in the Cloud

Cloud computing stocks and the related ETFs, including the First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index...

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Get Active in Search Rebounding Value Stocks

The value factor is taking its lumps again this year, but a new fund in a new fund structure...

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Things Are Becoming Interesting for 3D Printing ETF

The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT ), the lone ETF focusing on the 3D printing theme, notched a modest...

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

The high-yield bond market was active though not necessarily bad in August, but all that activity...

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Pipeline Play May Be Clean Energy Idea

Traditional energy companies, including pipeline operators, aren’t often heralded for clean...

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It's Clear Emerging Dividends Are on the Mend

As has been widely documented, 2020 has been unkind to dividend investors with the S&P 500...

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JP Morgan Making Moves in the Green Bond Game

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is reaching new heights in its popularity...

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CRISPR Benefits Available for This Genomics ETF

The fight against the novel coronavirus is putting plenty of healthcare ETFs in the spotlight...

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Surprising ETF Holds Up Amid FAANG Malaise

The Invesco S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (SPHB B-) may not be the first ETF think of when...

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Powerful PTH Will Regain Momentum

Biotechnology and healthcare ETFs recently retreated, perhaps a sign of frustration on the...

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ANTs Feature Unique Structure, New Active Approach

In the fund universe, it’s often said that structure matters and that’s true of...

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Change Some Convertibles Exposure With This Income ETF

Income is becoming harder to source in this low-yield environment and too much fixed income...

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Pay Off Pass Throughs With This REIT ETF

In today’s ultra-low yield, low interest rates for longer environment, investors should...

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Small-Cap Biotechnology ETF Has Big Opportunity

The Defiance Nasdaq Junior Biotechnology ETF (IBBJ) is still in its infancy in the biotechnology...

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Yes, Tesla Battery Day May Be a big Deal

Following its highly anticipated stock split, Tesla tumbled last week as some high-flying growth...

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Utilities Steady, Waiting on Low Bond Yields to Drive Upside

The Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A) isn’t the most impressive sector ETF this year,...

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Assessing the Allure of ANTs

Integral to the success of any new financial product is just how captive an audience that product...

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The Middle Is a Fine Place to Be for Dividends

Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked relative to their large- and small-cap peers, but the middle...

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Surprise Region May Be Future for Renewables

When it comes to renewable energy adoption at a regional level, the U.S., China, and Europe are...

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It Pays to be Active as Corporate Bond Issuance Rises

Data confirm plenty of companies are taking advantage of record-low interest rates to either...

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Innovation Helps Set This Healthcare ETF Apart

Among healthcare ETFs, the Principal Healthcare Innovators Index ETF (BTEC ) is one of the names...

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A New Active Approach for a New Millennium

Fidelity has long been one of the giants of active management and index funds. Those core...

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Interesting Avenues for Indirect Bitcoin Exposure

One of the most often cited knocks against bitcoin is that digital assets are volatile. While the...

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

With exposure to 10 disruptive technological themes, the ALPS Disruptive Technologies ETF (DTEC)...

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A Model Plan For Global Equities

With U.S. equities soaring, some advisors may be content to stand pat, but with the right...

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A Great Starting Point for Multi-Factor Implementation

Advisors looking for a straight forward approach to deploying multi-factor strategies in client...

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Europe Beckons as Main Catalyst for Hot Fintech ETF

Up 73.48% year-to-date, it’s clear the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) isn’t...

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Durability of Tech Stocks Is Main Force of QQQ Success

The Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ A-) is trouncing other broad market ETFs this year and has been for...

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Exploring Active Non-Transparent Spin on Growth Stocks

With grow stocks on torrid paces and the active non-transparent (ANT) ETFs structure taking...

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Being Aggressive in the Hunt for Income

Amid paltry Treasury yields and S&P 500 dividend risk, advisors looking to generate income...

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Use This Dividend ETF for Intriguing Sector-Level Dichotomy

In a low yield, income-hard-to-come-by environment, the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B)...

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The Top Dividend Idea Tied to a Top Sector

Due in large part to the consumer discretionary, energy, and real estate sectors, 2020 is a rough...

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For Retirement, This Tax-Advantaged Income ETF Matters

With Election Day right around the corner and regime change a possibility in the nation’s...

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Inside an Huge Week for the 3D Printing ETF

The3D Printing ETF (PRNT ), the lone ETF focusing on the 3D printing theme, jumped nearly 5% last...

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More Active Non-Transparent ETFs Coming... Probably

The universe of active non-transparent ETFs, also known as ANTs, is rapidly expanding in the U.S....

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Relying on Model Portfolios to Bet on Value Resurgence

Value investing is again vexing investors, but there are some unique ways for advisors to...

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Rising IT Spending Delivers Another Tailwind for DTEC

Forecasts for higher spending across multiple technology fronts could potentially benefit an...

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Use a Millennial ETF to Gain on Gen Z

When it comes to the intersection of consumer spending and demographic trends, millennials get...

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Tesla Battery Ambitions Power Unique Active ETF

For ETFs in 2020, it pays to have ample exposure to Tesla stock. The ARK Autonomous Technology...

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Using NUSI to Fund Defined Contribution in Retirement

Investors fortunate enough to have access to defined contribution may still have retirement...

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Scintillating QQQ Nears Double in Less Than 2 Years

Powered by ongoing bullishness among growth and momentum equities, the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ A-)...

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Details Are Important With Active Non-Transparent ETFs

With active non-transparent ETFs taking the fund industry by storm, it’s important that...

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Note This Smart Idea for Smart Grid Exposure

Investing in smart grid technologies is gaining momentum, but stock picking in this space is...

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Working with Factors Within a Model Portfolio Framework

The population of multi-factor exchange trade funds boomed in recent years and with that boom...

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With Cheap Current Value, Consider the DEEP ETF

Investors positioning for a rebound in value stocks may want to go deep with the Roundhill...

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If Markets Turn Worse, Use NUSI for Portfolio Protection

Some ETFs offer income while others feature downside protection. The Nationwide Risk-Managed...

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How to Write Up Gains with 5G ETFs

The 5G rollout and the related investment thesis are building momentum, but stock picking in this...

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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

The already hot ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) jumped nearly 3% last week as the Democratic National...

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Summer Investing European Vacation? Use Dividends

Europe hasn’t been a hot topic, at least in a positive way, in investment conversations for...

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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

The Principal Healthcare Innovators Index ETF (BTEC ) is already on a scintillating pace this...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How to Head for Growth in Emerging Markets

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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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Assessing Advantages of Active Non-Transparent ETFs

Actively managed, non-transparent ETFs, or ANTs, are fresh on the fund industry scene, but the...

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Handle Volatility With a Dedicated Model Portfolio.

Some strategies claim to be volatility reducers, but many leave investors disappointed or too...

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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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Where to Locate The Next FANG Stocks

Investors are always looking for the next big thing and, in recent years, much of that search...

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The Correct Way to Revisit Emerging Markets

With the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF) higher by almost 5% over the past month, advisors may...

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A Healthcare ETF Offering Immunity During Election Year

The Principal Healthcare Innovators Index ETF (BTEC ) is among the cadre of healthcare ETFs that...

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Evolution, Hyper-Growth Reached Via This Industry ETF

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) is on fire as video game sales surge...

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A New Frontier for a High-Flying Fintech ETF

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) is higher by almost 55% year-to-date, leaving old school...

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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

Investors seeking a different approach to shareholder rewards and generating income should...

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Video Games Setting High Scores, Raising ETFs

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) is up 56.48% year-to-date and that stellar run...

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With Small Caps Firing up, Revisit This ETF

Small-cap stocks are strutting their stuff again and that could pave the way for more upside in...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Cord Cutting Is Only One Catalyst for A Disruptive ETF

The ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is enjoying a slew of tailwinds this year. Fortunately, many of those...

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Government Plays Role in Fixing Energy Dominance

The ALPSClean Energy (ACES) is already one of 2020’s best industry ETFs and, obviously, the...

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Advisors Enhancing Value for Clients With Model Portfolios

This is one of those years that can weigh on investors, but that provides an opportunity to...

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A Unique Healthcare ETF off to a Hot Start

In the pantheon of new ETFs, the Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF (EDOC) is on pace...

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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

Markets appear sanguine for the time being, but as the March swoon reminds investors, volatility...

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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...

Retirement Income Channel

Consider NUSI an Alt to This Now Low-Yield Asset Class

Yield-starved investors can use the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) as an alternative...

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A Potent Preferred Idea for Extra Income

Preferred stocks are taking on added importance in today’s low-yield environment, but many...

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Play a Long Game With Renewable Energy ETFs

The ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) is one of the best-performing industry exchange traded funds this...

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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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An Essential Fintech Trend to Monitor

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (NYSEARCA: ARKF) is one of this year’s best-performing ETFs...

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An Easy, But Proper Way to Raise Retirement Income

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) offers everyday investors a professional strategy...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

An Underrated, Yet Potent Multi-Factor Idea

Investors that want to ride the growth factor train while positioning for a possible rebound in...

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When Innovation Matters, Turn to this Biotech ETF

The technology sector is often viewed as the epicenter of disruption and innovation, but the...

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Political Considerations Highlight a Model Portfolio

Between the combination of attractive valuations outside the U.S. and this being an election year...

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For the Growth/Value Debate, Lean to The Former

Try as it might, and it’s certainly trying, the value factor just can’t seem to make...

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Square Still a Difference Maker for this Fintech ETF

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) devotes almost 12% of its weight to Square (SQ), the...

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Bank on BMLP as a Better Path to Energy Income

In a rough year for oil prices, master limited partnerships (MLPs) and the related exchange...

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Playing a Europe Rebound While Gaining Income

European equities are showing signs of life and the WisdomTree Europe Quality Dividend Growth...

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Royalty Emerges With Cloud ETFs

Cloud computing ETFs are delivering stellar returns and one of the best breeds is also one of the...

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Keeping Safe With Mid-Cap Dividends

Undoubtedly, 2020 is going down as a forgettable year for dividend investors, a sentiment that...

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A Better Way to Reliable Dividends and Low Volatility

The low volatility factor and dividend stocks often intersect because the latter often display...

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Count on BFOR for Better Broad Market Exposure

Up almost 8% over the past month, the Barron’s 400 ETF (BFOR B) is building momentum and could be...

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A Phenomenal 5G ETF Idea

The 5G rollout is building momentum and that should benefit exchange traded funds, such as the...

Multi-Asset Channel

PAWZ Pet Care ETF Still Impresses

The ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) hit another all-time high Wednesday, pushing its year-to-date...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Dial Up 5G Rewards With This ETF

The 5G rollout is continuing and that’s a boon for ETFs, such as the First Trust Indxx NextG ETF...

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Harness eCommerce Greatness With EBIZ

The Global X E-commerce ETF (NasdaqGM: EBIZ) is impressing as e-commerce takes over the retail...

Disruptive Technology Channel

New Signs This Fintech ETF Is on to Something

Up almost 44% year-to-date, it’s clear the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) is benefiting...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Gain Backdoor REIT Income With This Active ETF

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) dealt some rough hands to income investors in the first...

Retirement Income Channel

Using NUSI as a Safe-Haven and for Income

With stocks in rally mode, many investors may not be thinking about safe-haven assets, but...

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Taking a Cautious Approach to Emerging Markets

Hope seemingly always burns eternal for emerging markets equities, but to be fair the asset class...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

A Power Pharmaceuticals ETF to Consider

Pharmaceutical ETFs are performing admirably this year, but one of the more compelling members of...

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Baseball Is Back, Building Case for BETZ ETF

The Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF (BETZ) debuted in early June and is already one of...

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PDEV Preparation for an International Equity Rebound

Investors looking to position for a rebound in international equities may want to consider the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Pandemic Pushes Pot Demand Higher

With the coronavirus pandemic causing stress levels to rise and shutdowns of other entertainment...

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Midstream May be Starting to Balance

The Alerian Energy InfrastructureETF(ENFR ) has recently been steady and that could be a sing of...

Thematic Investing Channel

Hi Ho Silver And Away With This Global X ETF

The epic rally in silver isn’t leaving miners and the related ETFs behind. In fact, those...

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Solar Pillars May Prop up This Renewable Energy ETF

The ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES) is one of this year’s best-performing industry ETFs and a...

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Work From Home ETF Impresses Already

The Direxion Work From Home ETF (WFH) is a prime example of a well-timed new ETF. WFH isn’t...

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Great News: Gold ETF Delivering Bullion Is Now Cheaper

The VanEck Merk Gold Trust (OUNZ ), a gold ETF that actually delivers physical gold to investors...

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With Worst Over for REIT Dividends, Consider RDOG

Dividends paid by real estate investment trusts (REITs) were under siege earlier this year, but...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Sector ETF Benefiting From Central Bank Help

Count the Global X MSCI China Consumer Discretionary ETF (CHIQ B-) among the consumer cyclical...

Multi-Asset Channel

Get Your Fix on Income with the RAVI ETF

Low global interest rates are feeding into more individuals and companies taking on debt amid the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

China Rally Brings Support for a New Approach

Chinese stocks are in the midst of one of the sharpest rallies in five years, providing some...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Soaring Sales Support Scorching Video Game ETF

Up almost 41% year-to-date, the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF (NERD)...

Retirement Income Channel

NUSI Brings Retirement Income Enhancement, Protection

Rampant dividend cutting by S&P 500 member firms this year has some retirees rethinking...

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Back To Value With a Dividend Kicker

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) offers a twofold proposition: above-average income and...

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Leverage Major Trends With This ETF

Multiple mega-trends are emerging as the technology sector rapidly evolves, but that can make it...

Thematic Investing Channel

Large Catalyst Looms for Gaming ETFs

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) is among the video game ETFs that are soaring...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Increasing Global Allure for Green Bonds

The VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB) not only helps advisors and investors add some...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A New, Lucrative Frontier Needs ARK Fintech ETF

Investors often view fintech companies as new frontiers in the financial services realm and...

Thematic Investing Channel

Health & Wellness ETF May Be a Healthy Idea for Investors

The Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF (BFIT ) isn’t an ordinary healthcare ETF...

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Politics May Help This ETF, but It's Not Election-Dependent

In theory, the occupant of the White House and the controlling parties of each house of Congress...

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Tesla's High Tide Lifts Sails of This ARK ETF

Tesla’s meteoric rise continued Monday as shares of the electric vehicle maker flirted with...

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Turning Back To Emerging Markets With This ETF

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is higher by 5% over the past month and recent strength in...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Major Online Retailers Lift This VanEck ETF

Some of the biggest names in retail are also the biggest names in online retail, a theme...

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Investigating IDOG for Global Income

Although the dividend scene is bumpy this year, some ex-US developed markets offer steady payouts...

Thematic Investing Channel

Unusually Strong Digital Ad Spending May Propel Social Media ETF

Spending on digital advertising remains strong despite the Coronavirus pandemic, a trend with...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Stronger Corporate Bond Market May Bolster This Fund

After enduring some strife earlier this year, the investment-grade corporate bond market is...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Surging Semiconductor ETFs Delivers More Upside

The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-) is higher by 26.59% over the past 90 days and if...

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Genomics Long-Term Trajectory Highlights ARKG

The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG ) is already one of the best-performing...

Thematic Investing Channel

Catalysts Coming for Soaring Lithium ETF

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT B-) is up almost 9% over the past month, a move...

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Communications Sector Strength is Worth TAWKing About

With social distancing and lockdown measures still in place within certain parts of the globe,...

Multi-Asset Channel

A New Defensive Idea for a Rough Dividend Climate

Dismal data confirm this is a trying time to be a dividend investor, but those disappointments...

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Midstream Companies Eschew M&A, Could Benefit This Fund

Midstream energy companies are poised to pass on large-scale consolidation and the focus on...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Shifting Habits Pave Way for Long-Term Fintech Benefit

The Coronavirus pandemic is having profound effects on how consumers dine, shop, and conduct...

Tactical Allocation Channel

New China ETF Has Turn in the Limelight

The VanEck Vectors China Growth Leaders ETF (GLCN) and the VanEck Vectors India Growth Leaders...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Renewable Energy ETF Still Shines

Renewable energy ETFs are standing out this year and the SPDRKensho Clean PowerETF(CNRG) is one...

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Fabulous Fundamentals Brighten Outlook for Healthcare

The ALPSMedical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO ) is higher by almost 39% over the past 90 days....

Tactical Allocation Channel

There's Hope for These Green Bonds

Green bonds, a growing corner of the fixed income universe, are growing in popularity and that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Go Passed FAANGs With a New Economies ETF

The FAANG stocks – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google – always command plenty of...

Retirement Income Channel

Calling on Covered Calls for Increased Income

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) takes on the leg work of writing covered calls for...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Two Standout Stories in One ETF

The ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is rapidly becoming one of the darlings of the actively managed ETFs...

Thematic Investing Channel

An Olympic-Sized Chance for Video Game ETFs

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) and other video game ETFs are among the hottest...

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Reaching Value With a High Dividend Strategy

Investors looking to bet on a value resurgence while being compensated for their patience can...

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Read the NUSI Signs, Earn an Income Hedge

With the Nasdaq-100 Index on fire, the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) stands out as an...

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Energy Investing Is Terrific, If You Know Where to Look

Traditional energy equities and ETFs rebounded in the second quarter, but their year-to-date...

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A Shining Software ETF for the Second Half

The SPDR S&P Software & Services ETF (XSW A) booked a stellar second-quarter gain of more...

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Tesla Attracts Investors to This Soaring ETF

The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is coming off a second-quarter gain of 62% and its status as one...

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Semiconductor ETFs Are Piping Hot

The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-) notched a 30.44% gain in the second quarter as the...

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Social Media Holds in Face of Facebook Controversy

Amid an onslaught of trying news for online advertising spending, the Global X Social Media ETF (...

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With it Being Time to Hedge, NUSI Needs Attention

Following a stellar run by equities in the second quarter, it could be time for investors to...

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Coronavirus Sparked a Great Week for Active Genomics ETF

The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG ) jumped 5.34% last week, run fueled by...

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If Internet Giants Avoid Controversy, XLC Wins

The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC) is weathering some political storms...

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Key Factors Explain Case for This Alternative Energy ETF

Renewable energy ETFs, including the ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES), are hot this year, but that...

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Good Vibes Continue for ESG ETFs

May is already in the books, but data from the fifth month of the year confirm it was another...

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Contactless Payments Are a Key Catalyst for Fintech ETFs

Fintech ETFs, including the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF), are filling important voids during...

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This High-Yield ETF Rises After Fall of Triple B's

The VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL B) is higher by more than 20% in the...

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Use Dividend Defense With a Covered Call Strategy

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) is coming into focus for income investors amid...

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New Charging Stations Reveal Case for This EV ETF

Already hot, the Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF (DRIV) has more tailwinds,...

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Note This Sector Approach for Investors Seeking Portfolio Diversity

Investors fretting about the large weights of some sectors in the S&P 500 and other widely...

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NUSI Offers a Clearer Picture Payout

This year, it’s fair to say the dividend waters are muddied, but the Nationwide...

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Square PPP Loan Share Spotlights Benefits of Fintech ETF

Fintech giant Square (NYSE: SQ) continued its torrid pace Monday, jumping 6.37% while extending...

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Lots of Pandemic Push for 'ESPO' Video Game ETF

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) hit another all-time high Monday and is...

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Social Media ETFs Hit New Highs Amid Controversy

There’s no shortage of controversy surrounding social media giants, including Facebook and...

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This REIT ETF Beats out Lots of Rivals

Even at the sector level, ETFs are supposed to be diversified, but it often doesn’t work...

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Find ESG Leadership in This Popular Fund

In a growing field of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and ETFs, it can be difficult...

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Get High Yield, Skip Risky Bonds With This ETF

Investors embracing high-yield corporate debt have had their share of volatility this year, which...

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Analysts Are Loving Tesla, Which Is Key for This ETF

It’s becoming more apparent that a large weight to Tesla is efficacious for ETFs and the...

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A Genomics ETF at the Center of Coronavirus

In the scramble to develop a Coronavirus vaccine, genomics investments are receiving renewed...

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Biotech ETFs in Spotlight, Why They'll Remain

Biotechnology ETFs, including the ALPSMedical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO ), are on torrid paces in...

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Nikola Faces Pricing Disadvantage Against Tesla

The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is often hailed for its large weight to Tesla and as an actively...

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Betting on a Brazil Bounce With This ETF

Brazil is now home to the second-most coronavirus cases in the world and has more than 10% of the...

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NUSI Is Proving its Mettle to Income Investors

A prominent theme facing income investors this year is a slew of dividend cuts among S&P 500...

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There's Plenty of Opportunity for Biotech Post-Coronavirus

While the Coronavirus pandemic continues dominating healthcare sector headlines, investors...

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This ETF Offers Trend Exposure For EV Infrastructure

Integral to the electric vehicle (EV) adoption thesis is that more charging stations become...

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Quality Holds As Meaningful With Dividend ETFs

Through the first five months of this year, more than 10% of the S&P 500’s dividend...

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Sustainability in This Cost-Effective Vanguard ESG ETF

It’s been nearly two years since Vanguard moves into the environmental, social, and...

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Stars Align for This Video Game ETF

Video game stocks and ETFs are benefiting in significant fashion from stay-at-home orders and the...

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Pandemic Provides Push for the Social Media ETF

Count the Global X Social Media ETF (SOCL C+) among the internet-related investment ideas that...

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What's Next for Midstream Energy Plays in 2020

The energy sector is on a roller coaster ride this year, one that’s taking energy...

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Nasdaq Surge Should Have More Fuel to Benefit This ETF

It seems like the Nasdaq Composite Index and its more focused peer, the popular Nasdaq 100 Index,...

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Emerging Markets Junk Bonds Are In The Spotlight

Emerging markets junk-rated debt is catching a bid as highlighted by a one-month gain of almost...

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Two Disruptive ETFs for One Crucial Theme

An important though often overlooked trait of disruptive technologies is that many often...

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Greece ETF Rebounding With More Potential Upside

The recovery in the Greek economy was hindered by the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year,...

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Midstream Energy Makes Move Into Renewables

It’s simple economics. Companies must adapt to shifting market conditions are risk being...

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This Amazon-Heavy ETF Matters Once Again

With its massive weight to Amazon, the VanEck Vectors Retail (RTH B+) isn’t just reclaiming...

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Even With Stocks Soaring, Don't Miss Utilities ETFs

The normally docile Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A) and its peers have been a bit more...

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This Income ETF Is on the Mend in a Major Way

Investors looking for income with asset diversification can consider multi-asset ETFs, such as...

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Following Coronavirus, This REIT ETF Has Bounced Back

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the related ETFs encountered some rough patches earlier...

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Companies Are Driving This Hot Video Game ETF

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) is up more than 28% this year and has amassed...

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Holdings Diversity Makes Difference With This eCommerce ETF

In the eCommerce world, Amazon.com (AMZN) is the 800-pound gorilla, maybe more. As such, the...

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Signs Abound, as Energy Landscape Changes

Seismic shifts pertaining to energy consumption with data confirming a renewables boom is...

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This Unique Income ETF Is Ready for More Rallying

With the Nasdaq-100 Index back near all-time highs, its dividend yield is falling. Investors...

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Vertical Integration May Be A Big Driver for This ETF

Among internet ETFs, the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is superior in its ability to deliver to...

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An ETF With a New Approach to Value May Solve Factor Debate

Few investment factors are currently drawing controversy and debate on par with value. Long story...

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Previous Laggards Ignite Rally for Wide Moat ETF

Some previously scuffling stocks are supporting a recent rally in the VanEck Vectors Morningstar...

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The Adventurous Can Play Homebuilders Strength This Way

Despite lingering uncertainty facing the economy and financial markets, homebuilder equities and...

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This Biotech ETF Doesn't Need Coronavirus Vaccines to Soar

In the world of biotechnology stocks and ETFs, investors are pumping up those names with exposure...

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Finding Small-Cap Dividend Dependability

Large-cap dividend cutters are getting plenty of attention, but their small-cap peers aren’t...

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JETS ETF Flying At New Complexion

The US Global Jets ETF (JETS C) is one of the industry ETFs garnering plenty of attention and...

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This Income ETF May be on the Cusp of a Big Rally

The tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 Index appears to be ready for a big breakout and that could increase...

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An Ideal Tactical ETF For Disruptive Asset Allocation

As more advisors and investors look to add disruptive technology investments to their asset...

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Embrace Disruption to Tenth Degree With This ETF

With disruptive technologies emerging and permeating our daily lives on a regular basis,...

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Refiners ETF May Be Worth Filling up With

The VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF(CRAK ) participated in the energy sector rebound last month,...

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With Troubles in China, Consider This EM ETF

Geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and China are again running high as the latter looks to...

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Mulling Midstream Correlations to Crude Gyrations

There are certainly fancier financial terms for articulating the situation, but crude oil prices...

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Dividend Quality Accessible With These ETFs

After years of seemingly unfettered growth, S&P 500 dividends are likely to contract this...

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An Income ETF That Avoids Dividend Trouble Areas

The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NUSI) isn’t a dedicated dividend exchange traded...

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Play a High Beta Bounce With This ETF

Low volatility and reduced beta are popular factor applications in the world of ETFs, high beta...

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Exploring Why This Cloud ETF Is Taking a Hot Group Higher

Cloud computing stocks are scorching hot and several of ETFs are dedicated to that group. One of...

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Low Oil Prices Don't Diminish Renewable Energy Case

Yes, oil prices are bouncing back in dramatic fashion, but the commodity’s price is still...

Multi-Asset Channel

Income and Value Meet in This ETF

With quality taking on added importance for dividend investors in 2020 and talks of value stocks...

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This ETF May be the Right Gauge of Reopening Success

More cities and states are progressing with reopening efforts following coronavirus shutdowns....

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This Energy ETF Is Rebounding in a Big Way

The recent resurgence in energy equities isn’t confined to integrated oil names and...

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The King of Active Equity ETFs Solidifies Throne

Earlier this year, the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) became the largest equity-based actively...

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Coronavirus Bailouts Apply to Surprising International ETFs

Government bailouts are all the rage in the coronavirus economic environment, but that’s...

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Tough Times for Dividends, Good Time for This Dividend ETF

With dividends under duress this year, funds emphasizing dividend growth stocks, such as the SPDR...

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Coronavirus Is Crushing EM ETFs, but not This One

The Coronavirus pandemic is weighing on emerging markets stocks and the related ETFs, but the...

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Fed Not Buying This Corporate Bond ETF, But Can Still Benefit

The Federal Reserve is buying investment-grade corporate bond ETFs. The FlexShares Credit‐Scored...

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Take Some Volatility From Global Equities With This ETF

Value remains in ex-US developed market equities, but some investors willing to take the bait...

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Power of Precision Medicine May Be Fueled Here

The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG ) is establishing a reputation for being one...

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This Online Retail ETF Is In It for the Long Haul

With a steady stream of data supporting the growth of e-commerce, including a compelling...

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Dreaming of Streaming? Invest With This ETF

Among disruptive and emerging technologies, count streaming entertainment as one that’s...

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Genomics ETF Setting Up Nicely for Long-Term

Genomics is evolving and that evolution confirms an a strong underlying investment thesis, one...

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Surprise Income Potential in Small/Mid Multi-Factor ETF

Smaller stocks, including mid caps, aren’t often viewed as premier dividend destinations, but the...

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Goldman Bets on This Beaten up Market for Rebound

Brazil is home to Latin America’s largest economy. It’s also home to one of the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Let This Growth ETF Do the Thematic Leg Work for You

Timing the market is difficult. So is timing individual investment factors and the performance of...

Multi-Asset Channel

ESG ETFs Work for Everyone, Not Just Young Investors

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETFs, including the FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact...

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Cap Off International Volatility With This Nataxis ETF

Amid fears of a slow economic recovery and a second wave of the coronavirus, some investors...

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Moderna Helps, but It’s not this ETFs Only Catalyst

Moderna (MRNA) is one of the biggest stories in the biotechnology space this year because the...

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Diversify With This Domestic Equity Strategy

Diversification still matters. Perhaps even more so in a volatile climate and the Nationwide...

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This Tech-Based ETF Brings Plenty of Income

Technology is one of the best-performing sectors this year and its income profile is improving....

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Prepare for a Return of Inflation With This ETF

Statistically speaking, inflation remains benign, but with central banks around the world...

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A Silver Medal for the ESG Bond ETF

Fixed-income ETFs with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) purviews are receiving...

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Peel Back Risk, but Keep Equity Exposure With This ETF

Advisors and investors are making risk reduction a priority in the current market climate and the...

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Why Dividend Aristocracy Matters Now

At a time of rampant dividend cutting, ETFs with quality growth traits, such as the ProShares...

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Why the Lithium ETF Still Matters

Some materials ETFs are taking their lumps this year, but the long-term case for the Global X...

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Find Dividend Safety With This ETF

These days, it’s becoming harder to identify dependable dividends, but the WisdomTree Total...

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3D Printing Enters Fight Against COVID-19

It has long been said that 3D printing investments, including the 3D Printing ETF (PRNT ), have...

Retirement Income Channel

A Good Income Idea for Risk-Averse Investors Wanting Growth

Dodging risk and generating income doesn’t have to mean sacrificing growth. The Nationwide...

Thematic Investing Channel

Covid-19 eSports Boost Proves Case for This Thematic ETF

A prominent theme emerging in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is the buoyancy of esports and...

Multi-Asset Channel

Get Ready To Consider This ETF for Oil’s Rally

Oil prices closed higher for a second consecutive week last week and if that theme has some legs,...

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Count on a New Banking Generation With This Fintech ETF

Standard banks still dominate the traditional financial services, but they’re being disrupted in...

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On a Stellar Run, This Gaming ETF Doesn't Play Around

Beyond streaming entertainment and consumer goods, one of the premier industry-level...

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Play the Small-Cap Resurge With Multiple Factors

Don’t look now, but the Russell 2000 Index is higher by more than 20% over the past month,...

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This May be the Way to Revisit International Stocks

As has been widely documented, international equities are floundering again this year relative to...

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Vegan ETF Is a Nice Surprise in Rough Market Setting

There’s something to vegan-based investing as is being proved by the US Vegan Climate ETF (VEGN)...

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How Infrastructure Can Revive the Economy

The coronavirus pandemic is sapping the U.S. economy, dragging previously robust employment to...

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How a Popular Biotech ETF Fits the Coronavirus Investing Landscape

The coronavirus outbreak is prompting investors to visit the healthcare sector, a trend that...

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Virus Alert Is One Catalyst for This Hot Genomics ETF

The coronavirus pandemic is stirring renewed interest in healthcare investments, including ETFs....

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Multi-Factor Investing Features Sector-Level Utility

Multi-factor ETFs are often viewed as broad market ideas, but the strategy has applications at...

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With Dividend Cuts Building, Rethink Income Using This ETF

What do Boeing, Disney, Occidental Petroleum and Wynn Resorts, just to name a few, have in...

Multi-Asset Channel

It is Time to Get Defensive With Dividends

Actually, all of 2020 has been a time to identify the sturdiest dividend payers because negative...

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Cybersecurity Is Becoming More Important

Even the coronavirus can’t dent the importance of cybersecurity and that speaks to the long-term...

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Rethinking Low Vol With This FlexShares ETF

Not all low volatility ETFs are alike and while the factor is beloved, it can use some...

Core Equity Channel

Where to Head for Dependable Dividends

Broadly speaking, dividends under duress this year with the S&P 500 home to an unfortunately...

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Why Healthcare Markets Matter for the 3D Printing ETF

The investment case for 3D printing stocks may be forgotten, but it’s not gone. In fact, the case...

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A Youthful Step to a Young Healthcare Rally

Healthcare is one of the sectors that’s outperforming this year and while much of that is...

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An Excellent Low-Risk Idea for Added Income

These days, it’s common for investors to be looking for two things: a low risk profile and more...

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Spot Natural Monopolies With This Wide Moat ETF

Companies with deep competitive advantages, also known as wide moats, have several factors in...

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Powerful Potential With PSM, Mid/Small Fund

Smaller stocks – both mid and small caps, are lagging their large-cap counterparts and have been...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Good Time to Show Interest in This Infrastructure ETF

With Congress and the White House set to unveil another stimulus effort, there’s talk that...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Heroic Action for This Video Games & eSports ETF

Video game and esports ETFs are roaring higher this year, buoyed stay at home sentiment forced by...

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How to Deal With a Wacky Emerging Markets Environment

In what remains a challenging climate for investors considering emerging markets equities, the...

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Ongoing Amazon Ascent May Help This Unique Internet ETF

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is, once again a story stock, getting a major boost from the staying at...

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Rare Earths ETF in Focus as U.S. Boosts Production

The VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX C), which is comprised of global...

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New Med Practice Due To Covid Lift Principal ETF Hope

The COVID-19 pandemic is altering how medicine is practiced. That’s to the benefit of healthcare...

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Streaming Giants May Lift This Sector ETF

The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC) is getting some fanfare as a coronavirus...

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Access Out-Performance With a Hedged Broad Market ETF

The NASDAQ-100 Index, due in large part to its significant technology exposure, often outperforms...

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Oil Meltdown May Benefit Alternative Energy ETFs

The market’s savage repudiation of oil could have an unintended, though positive impact: more...

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Green Bond Rebound May Print Green For Investors

Investors searching for sustainable ideas and bounce back candidates in the fixed income universe...

Multi-Asset Channel

With Mortgage-Backed Securities, Control Matters

Typically, mortgage-backed securities (MBS) are viewed as conservative investments, but they do...

Multi-Asset Channel

Consider Heading Back to Emerging Markets With This ETF

With the MSCI Emerging Markets Index down 20.30% year-to-date, its understandable that investors...

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Covid-19 eCommerce Has Long-Ranging ETF Implications

E-commerce purveyors and online retailers are widely regarded as winners in the coronavirus...

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An Asset Class Fit for Active Management

With the bank loan market in focus this year because of weakness in the broader corporate bond...

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Huge Growth Awaits a Golden Genomics ETF

For healthcare investors in 2020, the genomics space has been the place to be, that is if they’ve...

Core Equity Channel

Embracing Emerging Markets While Getting Paid

Due in large part to the coronavirus pandemic, emerging markets equities are slumping in 2020,...

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Lithium May Liven up Again And Here’s Why

Like other riskier assets, the Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT B-) is scuffling this...

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Coronavirus Is Altering How Millennials Spend

The coronavirus is reshaping how people spend and consumer trends that particularly clear among...

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Coronavirus May Spur More ESG ETF Launches

One theme emerging from the market volatility created by the coronavirus outbreak is the...

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Why This Cybersecurity ETF Really Matters

With the technology becoming increasingly interconnected, cybersecurity is becoming more...

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Globe Trot Taking Less Risk With This ETF

Broadly speaking, ex-US markets continue lagging domestic equities, but there are ways for...

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Seeking A Winner Among Internet ETFs

The Nasdaq-100 Index is performing less poorly than the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P...

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Use The Internet ETF PNQI as a Netflix Proxy

Due in large part to its status as a premier stay-at-home play, Netflix (NFLX) is one of this...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Quality Dividend ETF With Yield & Growth Chances

In a trying environment for dividend investors, quality and dividend growth are points of...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Non-Assuming Healthcare ETF Is Impressing This Year

When it comes to healthcare stocks and ETFs, investors typically hone in on domestic fare, bu the...

Retirement Income Channel

Avoid Emerging Markets Issue Spots With This ETF

With oil prices plunging, old guard emerging markets strategies are again being exposed, but...

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This Genomics ETF Is up to Its Old Tricks and That’s Great

The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG ) jumped more than 12 last week, but that’s...

Core Equity Channel

A Royal Idea When Looking at Mid-Cap Dividends

Investors often overlook mid-cap stocks and that’s especially true of those hunting for equity...

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VanEck Switching Indexes on China, India Small-Cap ETFs

VanEck is altering the names, investment objectives and underlying benchmarks for two of its...

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BNY Mellon Discusses Their Jump Into The ETF Space

BNY Mellon, one of the world’s largest asset managers with $1.8 trillion in assets under...

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In Value ETFs, Sector Exposures Matter

As is the case with traditional broad market funds, sector exposures are vital in explaining the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Come For the Quality, but This ETF Has Other Benefits

With investors placing added emphasis on companies with strong balance sheets and other...

Thematic Investing Channel

Cannabis ETF Could be a Post-4/20 Redemption Story

The Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) and other cannabis ETFs are struggling this year, but there are...

Retirement Income Channel

Being Fond of Floaters May Work For Fixed Income

Multiple corners of the bond market are under duress this year, crimping conservative,...

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Pandemic Highlights EV Advantages to This ETF Story

Tesla (TSLA) was one of the first quarter’s star stocks and some market observers believe this is...

Multi-Asset Channel

FlexShares Infrastructure ETF Merits Consideration

With equities still struggling amid some challenging economic data, investors may want to...

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Check a Valuable Idea in Smart Beta Bond ETF Space

The concept of smart beta in the fixed income arena is still relatively new, but it rapidly...

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Tesla Helped This Disruptive ETF Outperform in Q1

It was a rough first quarter for equities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, markets are still...

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Head Out Shopping With a Well-Positioned Retail ETF

March brought the largest decline in retail sales in nearly three decades as the coronavirus...

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A Great Way to Multi-Factor With Domestic Large Caps

There are dozens of multi-factor ETFs dedicated to domestic large-cap equities and many of these...

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Bad News are Baked in, So Bank on Bank ETFs

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) got financial services earnings season started on...

Thematic Investing Channel

How A Premier Tech Theme Drives the IoT ETF

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing, but the sprawling theme, making it vital that investors...

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3D Printing and This ETF May Go Mainstream

3D printing is a disruptive technology, but it’s also becoming more mainstream. Not only does...

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An Intriguing Low Volatility Mousetrap

Turbulent markets are putting the spotlight back on the low volatility factor and that could be a...

Core Equity Channel

There’s Value to be had For Basic Healthcare ETFs

The healthcare sector followed the broader market lower in the first quarter, but for investors...

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Expect Pharma M&A to Rebound After COVID-19 Eases

The pharmaceutical industry is often a hotbed of takeover rumors. Some experts believe that...

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Reconsider Small-Cap Value With This Unique ETF

For decades, small-cap value was one of the best factor combinations investors could embrace, but...

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Bringing Quality to International Dividend Investing

Quality is a pivotal trait for dividend investors and one that takes on added importance when...

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus May Change Retail, Making This ETF a Winner

It was happening prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, but the coronavirus is hastening seismic...

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China’s Work From Home Renaissance May Lift This ETF

Life is beginning to return to normal in China following the country’s bout with the coronavirus...

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A Bull Case Builds for Bearish Retail ETF

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing shutdowns of scores of malls and non-essential retail stores...

Multi-Asset Channel

Champion a Favorite Investment Factor With This ETF

The quality through still overshadowed by growth, low volatility, and value, is sort of all the...

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Size Up The Shareholder Yield With This ETF

Some ETFs focus on dividends while others emphasize buybacks, the two primary forms of...

Thematic Investing Channel

Crisis Reveals Need for Emphasizing Conscious Companies

Tough times can reveal a lot about a person. The same is true of corporate reaction to crises and...

Retirement Income Channel

With Fed Backing Everything, See This Agg Alternative

The Federal Reserve is on a bond-buying binge, gobbling nearly everything from Treasuries to...

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3D Printing ETF Can Shed Its Image as Market Booms

The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) has one of the longer track records among thematic ETFs and is the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Wide Moat ETF Adds Names, Attractively Valued

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) held up better than broader benchmarks...

Multi-Asset Channel

Reduced Energy May Bring Firmer Balance to This ETF

There are at least two big themes proving pervasive in the energy sector this year: tumbling oil...

Thematic Investing Channel

Data Confirms Esports, Game ETFs Are Virus Victors

There has been plenty of talk about esports and video game ETFs, including the Global X Video...

Retirement Income Channel

A New Approach to Diversification With Domestic Equities

Investors frequently hear about the virtues of remaining diversified and that’s something ETFs –...

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Why This Healthcare ETF Matters More Now

As the healthcare sector evolves and becomes more innovative, investors may be left yearning for...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Policy Steps May Portend Rebound for Indonesia ETF

The coronavirus pandemic is punishing emerging markets. That match is out in the open, but how...

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AI Role in Work From Home Trend Could Benefit This ETF

The work from home theme stirred by the coronavirus pandemic could have positive implications for...

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Measure Shareholder Yield With This ETF

Some ETFs focus on dividends while others emphasize buybacks, the two primary forms of...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Quality Factor Still Alluring in Rough Environment

Amid heightened concerns about corporate credit ratings, balance sheets, dividend sustainability,...

Multi-Asset Channel

Allay Some High-Yield Debt Worry With This ETF

The high-yield corporate bond market is under some stress this year, but the right ETFs can help...

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus Has a Passing Interest Impact on Tech ETFs

The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK A) and other technology ETFs are often viewed as...

Retirement Income Channel

An Income ETF With Robust Growth Prospects

Most income ETFs may be light on growth opportunities, but the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fallen Angel Field is Getting Bigger

The population of fallen angels is soaring as more previously investment-grade issues enter junk...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Big Tech ETF Is Now Offering Great Value

Large-cap technology usually offers investors growth and quality, but the valuations aren’t...

Core Equity Channel

Chewy Proves Pet ETF Has Online Coronavirus Benefits

The ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) is one of a small number of ETFs with strong exposure to online...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Go After the Dip in This Growth Sector ETF

Even high-quality growth stocks such as Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOG) are being discounted...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Multi-Faceted Method For Volatility Reduction

Low volatility is a standalone investment factor, but there are ways to implements it via a...

Thematic Investing Channel

Adding Some Spice to the Consumer Staples Sector

The combination of the coronavirus creating fresh demand for cleaning products coupled with...

Retirement Income Channel

Wild Year for Fallen Angels, but Don’t Count Out ANGL

Amid a spate of credit downgrades, 2020 is shaping to be a record year – and not necessarily the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Long-Term Catalyst Proves the Potency of a Fintech ETF

As an investment theme, fintech is catalyst rich, a trait embodied by the ARK Fintech Innovation...

Tactical Allocation Channel

New Buying Scheme Is a Boon for a Unique Junk ETF

After recently moving to prop up the investment-grade corporate bond market, the Federal Reserve...

Retirement Income Channel

A Two-Factor Punch With This Income ETF

These days, the combination of income and reduced volatility is all the more alluring. The Legg...

Retirement Income Channel

A Better Way for ETF Investors to Generate Income

As we struggle with yield generation in a low-rate environment, investors may consider a new...

Smart Beta Channel

ESG Strategies Show Strength Despite Coronavirus

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are showing their resilience amid the...

Multi-Asset Channel

ESG ETFs Strut Their Stuff During Rough 1st Quarter

The first quarter of 2020 will go down as one of the worst quarterly showings for major domestic...

Thematic Investing Channel

Uranium ETF Shows Signs of Life

The Global X Uranium ETF (URA C+), the original ETF dedicated to uranium equities, is up 7.41%...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Uncertain Markets Show Utility of This Large-Cap ETF

One good day of action notwithstanding, U.S. equities are still subject to plenty of uncertainty....

Multi-Asset Channel

Things May Perk up for IG Corporates with This ETF

The recent news that the Federal Reserve will purchase investment-grade corporate debt using ETFs...

Thematic Investing Channel

Fintech ETF May Get Big Boost From Developing Economies

The fintech phenomenon is currently dominated by the U.S., but emerging markets will have their...

Retirement Income Channel

Reduce Volatility, Boost Income With This Dividend ETF

Investors looking for elevated income and reduced volatility have some credible options to peruse...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Why This Beleaguered Energy ETF May Bounce Back

Oil is coming off its worst quarterly performance in decades and the commodity resides at...

Multi-Asset Channel

This Dividend ETF May Standout This Month

In some sectors, dividends are under duress and experts widely expect payout growth will be...

Thematic Investing Channel

Homebuilder ETF Ready to Rebound After Awful March

The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB A-), the largest ETF dedicated to homebuilder...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Software Slump Overdone and This ETF May Rebound

Among the growth areas that are sagging this year are once-beloved software stocks, but some...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Don’t Overlook This Great News for the Vietnam ETF

Like so many international equity ETFs, the VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM B) experience a rough...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Multi-Factor Advantage With Small-Cap Stocks

Small-cap equities are scuffling this year, but investors positioning for a rebound in the asset...

Thematic Investing Channel

Cloud Calling Makes This ETF a Neat Tech Idea

Technology has held up well on a relative basis as markets are tanking this year and tech...

Retirement Income Channel

Take Some Turbulence from Junk Bonds With This ETF

Sagging oil prices and widening credit spreads are among the factors weighing on the high-yield...

Retirement Income Channel

An ETF For Managing Risk With Domestic Equities

These days, there’s plenty of risks baked into U.S. large caps due to the coronavirus outbreak,...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Going Green With Bonds Is a Superb Idea

Investors chastened by recent volatility in the bond market – even supposedly docile arenas such...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Fill in Important Cap Gaps With This Multi-Factor ETFs

Typical cap-weighted, broad market index funds are heavy on large-cap equities, forcing investors...

Thematic Investing Channel

An ETF Supported by Strong Demographic, Spending Trends

Millennials are a powerful force when it comes to consumer cyclical spending and consumer trends...

Core Equity Channel

Where to Find Some Safety With Dividends in 2020

By some estimates, S&P 500 dividends could contract 20% or 25% this year and under some...

Retirement Income Channel

A New Look For International Equities With This Smart ETF

With domestic stocks struggling, investors are likely apprehensive about considering ex-US...

Multi-Asset Channel

Ackman Makes Amends With Infrastructure Pitch

Pershing Square Capital Management founder Bill Ackman recently drew significant criticism when...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Put the Price on Your Side With This ETF

Historical data indicate that companies with competitive moats and pricing power in their...

Thematic Investing Channel

This ETF in Spotlight due to Coronavirus & That’s Great

Some thematic ETFs are displaying some utility for investors amid the challenging backdrop...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus Quarantine Shows Utility of eSports ETF

There’s some merit to the coronavirus quarantine investment theme, at least when it comes to...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Enjoy Streaming Entertainment Disruption With This ETF

Streaming entertainment is widely viewed as one of the disruptive technologies benefiting from...

Retirement Income Channel

Reconsider Emerging Markets Safety With This ETF

The first quarter was not kind to developing economies and their equity markets as the MSCI...

Core Equity Channel

Sticking With Consumer Staples in a Volatile Market

The combination of elevated market volatility and shoppers’ increased purchases of cleaning...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

When Momentum Rebounds, This ETF May Lead the Way

The March broader market retrenchment dealt a blow to some momentum stocks, but when the factor...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Plan for Getting Defensive With Real Estate ETFs

The real estate sector is often viewed as a defensive destination, a reputation being belied as...

Retirement Income Channel

Avoiding Dividend Disruption in 2020

With the first quarter in the books, it’s fair to say the S&P 500 dividend action to start...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Pay Off Being A Contrarian With Value, Using This ETF

The value factor has been repudiated for close to a decade, but a fresh approach to this once...

Thematic Investing Channel

Social Media Is Evolving And This Is the ETF at the Forefront

Social media may feel like a mature industry, but the fact is it’s still in its nascent stages...

Tactical Allocation Channel

With Dividend Durability in Focus, Rely on This ETF

The outlook for shareholder rewards, including buybacks and dividends, is growing murky this...

Core Equity Channel

Finally, Good News For Battered Bank ETFs

Shellacked by the Federal Reserve’s near-zero interest rate policy, previously moribund financial...

Retirement Income Channel

Industrial REIT ETF May Go From Less Bad to Superstar

When real estate investment trust (REIT) ETFs surged last year, the Pacer Benchmark Industrial...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Seize Seismic Demo Shifts With This Principal ETF

In the financial services community, perhaps only baby boomers get more attention than...

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure ETF: Allure in Post-Coronavirus World?

With the U.S. stimulus package set to aid an economy grappling with the effects of the...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Unique Value ETF May be a Good Deal Here

Many factor-based strategies, including supposedly docile value funds, haven’t provided investors...

Retirement Income Channel

A Vital Hedge & Monthly Dividends With This Income ETF

Equities rallied over the past several days, but there’s still plenty of work to be done when it...

Thematic Investing Channel

Top Reasons to Love the Lithium ETF

In rough markets where commodity prices are sliding, it can be difficult to get excited about...

Retirement Income Channel

A Corporate Bond ETF Due to be in the Limelight

With the Federal Reserve pledging to buy billions of dollars worth of investment-grade corporate...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Fight With Coronavirus Environment

The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-) and rival semiconductor ETFs are dealing with the...

Thematic Investing Channel

The Right ETF for China Now & Post-Coronavirus

E-commerce is being touted as a beneficiary of the shelter-in-place lifestyle being experienced...

Multi-Asset Channel

Why its Worth Betting On the Net Lease

Real estate assets and the related ETFs have been taken to task during the March broader market...

Core Equity Channel

Why This Retail ETF Has Immediate Appeal

As the coronavirus situation captures daily headlines around the world, shoppers and investors...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Yes, Healthcare Is Innovative, This ETF Proves as Much

Healthcare is often viewed as a defensive sector, but as the group evolves, so does that...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

An Active Advantage With the Principal Preferred ETF

Preferred stocks are often viewed as a docile, low beta, income-generating asset class, but many...

Retirement Income Channel

An ESG ETF With Ideal Long-Term Prospects

With any ETF, structure matters, and that’s particularly true for advisors and investors...

Thematic Investing Channel

High Data Demand Drives This Real Estate ETF

Here enough about themes such as internet usage, the 5G rollout, cybersecurity, cloud computing...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Trying Times Still Await the Oil ETFs

With oil prices consistently probing multi-year if not multi-decade lows, a toll is being taken...

Core Equity Channel

A Surprising Small-Cap ETF Could be Worth Examining

With U.S. interest rates residing near zero, these are rough days for bank stocks and the...

Retirement Income Channel

Amid Concerns, Some Short-Term Bond ETFs Merit Consideration

Once believed to be a refuge from volatility equity markets, the fixed income space is enduring...

Thematic Investing Channel

It’s Early, but Don’t Ignore This Emerging Market

Brazil has rapidly become of the epicenters of the coronavirus in Latin America, a scenario that’...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Seeing a Forest Through The Trees With Gold Miners ETFs

The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners (GDX B+) and other gold miners ETFs tumbled Wednesday, but some...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Can Rebound From Coronavirus Concerns

Semiconductor stocks and ETFs have been front and center in the coronavirus-induced market slump...

Multi-Asset Channel

Dueling Headwinds For Insurance ETFs Due to Coronavirus

Insurance ETFs, including the iShares US Insurance ETF (IAK A-), are being hit on multiple fronts...

Retirement Income Channel

Explaining Dislocation, Disruption in this Popular Muni ETF

One of the primary reasons investors embrace municipal bonds and the related ETFs is the asset...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Likely the Preferred Way to Play Preferreds Right Now

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

Retirement Income Channel

Corporate Bond ETF Helps Investors Avoid Potential Downgrade

The corporate bond market is being pinched by the coronavirus pandemic and recession fears. Some...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Energy Equities Are Stressed, but Analysts Like Some Names

The energy sector is under severe duress, a point confirmed by a 13.61% drop for the Energy...

Tactical Allocation Channel

An Avalanche of Options Activity in Familiar Financial ETF

Already on fragile ground, the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF A) was punished following...

Multi-Asset Channel

Another Problem Lurks for the Italy ETF

Italy isn’t the official epicenter of the coronavirus, but few countries outside of China have...

Retirement Income Channel

Trend Following Working for This Bond ETF

Trend following has its supporters and its critics. One way to allay the naysayers is to prove...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Political Push That May Benefit Some Thematic ETFs

Seemingly lost in much of the political chatter during the Democratic debates and primaries is a...

Retirement Income Channel

Banks Have It Rough, but Some ETFs Offer Safe Dividends

With the Federal Reserve having pared interest rates to near zero, concerns are mounting about...

News

Giving Core Bond Exposure Another Look in Wild Market

Core bond funds usually aren’t volatile, but these are unusual times. Recent turbulence in...

Multi-Asset Channel

Growth Stocks Now Lagging, but May Still be Attractive

Growth stocks were leaders for much of the recently deceased bull market, but they’ve been...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Where to Find Beneficiaries of Slumping Oil Prices

It is often said the oil is the lifeblood of the global economy, but when prices fall too much...

Retirement Income Channel

A Broad Dividend Idea, Now on Sale

Dividend stocks and ETFs are important sources of income and long-term total returns, facts that...

Thematic Investing Channel

Declining Costs Boost the Allure of GNOM Genomics ETF

Declining costs are viewed as one of the biggest factors driving the genomics and data suggest...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Finding Quality Using Ex-US Dividend Stocks

With equity markets in turmoil, the quality factor has yet another chance to stand out and that...

News

Finding Some Steadiness in Bond Arena

Market turbulence stemming from the novel coronavirus outbreak is creeping into the fixed income...

Core Equity Channel

How to Stick With Small Caps Amid Rough Times

Smaller stocks, including mid-caps, have been under pressure in recent weeks, but investors...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How to Find Protection in the Healthcare Sector

Medical device stocks are often seen as growth names and richly valued relative to the broader...

Multi-Asset Channel

Results Aren’t Perfect, but Low Vol ETFs Are Working

Finding shelter from the recent market storm is becoming increasingly difficult, but some low...

Thematic Investing Channel

Roundhill Files Plans For 1st Sports Betting ETF ‘BETZ’

Roundhill Investments, the ETFs issuer behind the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital...

Retirement Income Channel

Utilities Slide Makes Valuations Seem More Reasonable

The utilities sector and ETFs, such as the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A), haven’t lived up...

Retirement Income Channel

Being Tactical With TOLZ, a Unique Infrastructure ETF

Investors looking for yield and assets that usually aren’t highly correlated to traditional...

News

Gold ETFs’ Safe-Haven Luster Will be Reborn

Gold’s status as a safe-haven has taken some punishment in recent days, but some market observers...

Thematic Investing Channel

Take on Connectivity With This Thematic ETF

The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the forefront of a slew of disruptive, emerging technologies,...

Tactical Allocation Channel

When Carnage Abates, Think eSports ETFs

These days, it feels as though nothing is safe in the equity market and while there’s a degree of...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus Panic Lifts Gold Miners ETFs

As has been widely documented, gold is one of the assets benefiting the most from the coronavirus...

Multi-Asset Channel

Market Meltdown May be Proving Ground for ESG ETFs

Advisors and investors often ponder whether embracing environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Retirement Income Channel

With Lower Downside, Higher Income, NUSI Is Right For Now

With equities tumbling and Treasury yields following suit, investors looking to reduce risk and...

Retirement Income Channel

A Cost-Effective Income ETF For Investors Who are Retired

Investors in retirement often look to steady income streams with low risk and municipal bonds and...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Better Balance Sheets Benefit Natural Resources ETF

Oil prices are scuffling and the energy sector is mired in a slump, but some equity-based ETFs in...

Multi-Asset Channel

Now Time to Talk Turkey For Bold Investors

At a time when many investors are eschewing emerging markets equities and ETFs, the iShares MSCI...

Core Equity Channel

Pet Care ETF Holds up Strong in Dizzying Market

In what may be a surprise to some investors, the ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) is holding up...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This ETF Personifies Fintech’s Financial Leadership

Purveyors of financial technology, widely known as fintech, are causing seismic disruption in the...

Retirement Income Channel

A Durable Dividend Idea For Reducing Volatility

Historically, dividend stocks have been durable and less bad during market swoons. While the...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Surprising Emerging Market Could be Beckoning

With emerging markets stocks under pressure and oil price swooning due to the novel coronavirus,...

Thematic Investing Channel

For the Bold, Opportunity Holds With Cannabis ETFs

Volatility remains the order of the day in the cannabis space, but as some of the sector’s...

Core Equity Channel

Move for Mortgage-Backed Securities With This ETF

Fixed income investors looking for some added yield without excessive risk should evaluate...

News

Taking A Look At A Bond ETF With Duel Benefits

Fixed income ETFs, particularly those chock full of lower-risk bonds, including Treasuries and...

Multi-Asset Channel

This Corporate Bond ETF Holds Steady in Difficult Environment

Investors looking for an asset class that’s holding steady among the recent market swoon and one...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Video Game ETF Equips Coronavirus Buffer Capabilities

Not many corners of the market have been immune to coronavirus punishment, but with so many...

Multi-Asset Channel

Low Volatility ETFs Don't Need To Be Perfect

Looking at a more narrow time frame, some low volatility ETFs, including the Invesco S&P 500...

Smart Beta Channel

Rate Cuts in Emerging Markets May Help Boost Equities

It’s been a slippery slope to climb for investors wanting to get emerging markets (EM) exposure,...

Retirement Income Channel

Smaller Stocks Offer Big Income Prospects

Mid- and small-cap stocks are often glossed over in favor of large caps by investors seeking...

Tactical Allocation Channel

It May be Time to Pay More Attention to Healthcare ETFs

The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV A) and other ETFs tracking the once-beloved sector...

News

This Corporate Bond ETF Holds Steady in Trying Environment

Investors looking for an asset class that’s holding steady among the recent market swoon and one...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Genomics ETF’s Holdings Wards Off Chinese Competition

Rarely a group lacking for compelling story lines, genomics stocks and exchange traded funds are...

Thematic Investing Channel

Video Game, eSports ETF Matters Plenty in 2020

It may be surprising to some investors, but guess what’s holding up well, relatively speaking, as...

Core Equity Channel

A Cheaper International ETF to Consider on the Dip

Investors looking to wade back into international stocks following the recent tumble or those...

News

Avoid Junky, Risky Debt With This Corporate Bond ETF

With Treasury yields recently having breached the 1% level, advisors and investors are scrambling...

Thematic Investing Channel

Go Above & Beyond With This ESG ETF

Investors looking for something more when it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

Multi-Asset Channel

Not Time to Fret About Fallen Angels Yet

Amid a slew of corporate credit downgrades that saw some previously investment-grade issues head...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Bold Idea Among Energy ETFs

Due in large part to the novel Coronavirus outbreak, oil prices are sagging this year, dragging...

Multi-Asset Channel

Airline Stocks Have Been Grounded, But ETF May Take Off

Fears that the COVID-19 outbreak will worsen and further stifle global business travel and...

Thematic Investing Channel

Interesting Demographic May Open Up Cannabis ETFs

Younger demographics are often viewed as the primary consumers of marijuana and important drivers...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Bold China ETF Idea For Bold Investors

With the MSCI China Index lower by 4.66% over the past week, investors can be forgiven if they’re...

Core Equity Channel

Accessing The Nobility Amid The Volatility

With the S&P 500 down 11.70% over the past week, investors cannot be blamed if they feel as...

Tactical Allocation Channel

In a Tough Spot For Stocks, BTAL Lives up to Billing

These are volatile times for equities due to the COVID-19 epidemic, but the AGFiQ U.S. Market...

News

Shelter From Storm And Yield With This Bond ETF

With equities enduring a pounding due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s not surprising that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Stocks Faltering, but Don’t Forget This Fintech ETF

Stocks are being punished amid the coronavirus outbreak, a scenario that is hurting growth...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Biotech ETF in the Middle of a Profit/Peril Market

The liver diseases known as NASH, the primary cause of transplants of that vital organ, should be...

Tactical Allocation Channel

An India ETF to Track When the Time Is Right

With stocks around the world being repudiated at the hands of the COVID-19 outbreak, getting...

Thematic Investing Channel

Cannabis ETF Holdings Remain Incredibly Shorted

Cannabis equities remain favored destinations for short-sellers, but that leaves open the...

Multi-Asset Channel

This ETF May Benefit From Efforts to Make America Great Again

On the campaign trail in 2016, President Trump made big infrastructure promises, but since then,...

Retirement Income Channel

A Different Way to Consider Low Volatility

With low volatility strategies receiving renewed attention thanks to the novel coronavirus...

Core Equity Channel

China Is Controversial, But Still Crucial To Portfolios

Chinese assets are currently controversial and risky against the backdrop of the COVID-19...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Energy Storage Trends Bode Well For Tesla Heavy ETF

Known in part for its large weight to Tesla (TSLA), the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics...

Multi-Asset Channel

Staying Safe While Remaining Engaged With Equities

Recent inflows to the Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV A) suggests investors...

News

The Right Junk Bond ETF to Consider Now

With stocks under significant pressure, high-yield corporate bonds are following suit, a trend...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Solid Place to Hide Out in Rough Markets

Investors looking for income and some shelter from recent equity market volatility may want to...

Thematic Investing Channel

An Intriguing Way to Play The Clean Energy Boom

Utilities ETFs, including the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A), are performing admirably this...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Embrace a New Economy With This ETF

Innovation and technology are rapidly changing the way business is conducted, how travelers get...

Multi-Asset Channel

How to Combine Virtuous Investing And Mega-Cap Growth

Large- and mega-cap technology and communication services stocks are among the names leading the...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Favored Part of the Income-Generating Solution

In today’s low interest rate environment, preferred stocks and ETFs, such as the Global X U.S....

Core Equity Channel

Online Still Looks Solid For Retail ETFs

Data continue confirming the positive trajectory for e-commerce and online retail and the related...

News

Current Important Things About High-Yield Munis

Municipal bonds are often considered lower risk fixed income alternatives and as such carry lower...

News

As Global Dividend Growth Steadies in 2020, Check Out EFAD

Global dividend growth hit a record $1.4 trillion last year, but the pace of payout hikes...

Tactical Allocation Channel

South Africa ETF Burdened With Potential Troubles

The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA B+) is off more than 5% this year, a performance that’s...

Multi-Asset Channel

This China ETF May be Ready to Perk Up

The Covid-19 virus remains an active situation in China and for some investors, assets in the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Bit Of Globetrotting Helps This Fintech ETF

The fintech theme is soaring to start 2020 and one of its standouts is the ARK Fintech Innovation...

Tactical Allocation Channel

ANGL: Still a Good Idea For High-Yield Bond Exposure

Despite challenges from the energy patch, high-yield corporate bonds are off to a decent start...

Multi-Asset Channel

It’s Truly Time For This Infrastructure ETF

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) and other infrastructure...

News

This EM High-Yield Bond ETF Now Matters

Fixed income investors searching for yield in excess of what’s offered by U.S. government debt...

Core Equity Channel

This Growth ETF Continues To Win

Growth stocks continue dominating their value peers in the early stages of 2020 as energy stocks...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Be Rid of Fossil Fuels With This ETF

The concepts of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and socially responsible investing...

Thematic Investing Channel

Live-Streaming May be a Real Lift For Video Game ETFs

Investors considering ETFs focusing on video games and esports, including the Global X Video...

Multi-Asset Channel

Note This Illuminating International Dividend ETF

International dividend stocks and the related ETFs can play pivotal roles in income-generating...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A FANTastic Plan For Wind Power Exposure

Alternative energy assets continue grinding higher in 2020 and the First Trust Global Wind Energy...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus May Have A Unique Effect On Esports ETFs

There’s certainly more to the story, but it’s worth noting that against the backdrop of rising...

Core Equity Channel

Giving Some Love For The Pet Care ETF

Last Friday was Valentine’s Day and as amorous spenders know, it’s big business for retail. In...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Decade Is Set For E-Commerce ETFs

Online retail continues swiping market share from brick-and-mortar stores, a theme that is likely...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Autonomous May be Awesome For This ARK ETF

The concept of autonomous vehicles being accessible on an everyday basis is still a few years...

Core Equity Channel

Don’t Put Off Healthcare ETFs Because of Election Year

It’s not a stretch to say nearly everyone knows that 2020 is a presidential election. It’s also...

Thematic Investing Channel

Getting Income With Renewable Energy Investments

Finding dividends in the renewable energy space is difficult and many of the ETFs in this arena...

Tactical Allocation Channel

See How ‘X’ Marks The Spot For XLE

Energy was the worst-performing sector in January and the only to finish lower, saddling the ...

Multi-Asset Channel

Talking TIPS With This FlexShares ETF

Inflation appears to be benign, but that doesn’t mean investors should gloss over ETFs, such as...

News

Being Careful With Corporate Bonds

Not surprisingly, low interest rates are compelling corporate borrowers to refinance old bonds...

Thematic Investing Channel

Why Exclusionary Tactics Will Work in Emerging Markets

In investing there are times when breaking with tradition, such as the MSCI Emerging Markets...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Bearish Energy ETFs to Soon Hedge Against a Weak Oil Market

Crude oil prices plunged as the coronavirus contagion spread, and many U.S. energy companies...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coal ETF Enters a Vital Stretch

Coal equities and the VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (KOL B) are in the midst of potentially telling and...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Getting Hydrogen Help For This Clean Energy ETF

Solar and wind usually command the most attention among clean energy consumers and in the...

Core Equity Channel

Having Access to European Equities on the Cheap

Entering 2020, there was plenty of chatter about the outlook for European equities and the...

Multi-Asset Channel

New Budget Needs Infrastructure Campaign Clues

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) and other infrastructure...

News

PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF Moves Into $1 Billion Club

Today’s low-yield environment is increasing the allure of high-yielding fixed-income assets, but...

News

Traders Scouting Protection With High-Flying GLD ETF

Due to the coronavirus epidemic, gold ETFs, such as the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD A-)and theSPDR Gold...

Thematic Investing Channel

Welcoming The Marvelous Midstream

Broadly speaking, the traditional energy sector is off to a rough start this year, but the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Lot of Disruption in One Tech ETF

For investors looking for a multitude of disruptive themes under the umbrella of a single ETF,...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Ticket to Quality With an International ETF

The virtues of the quality factor aren’t confined to domestic equities and the iShares Edge MSCI...

News

Gold ETFs Gets Boost As Coronavirus Concerns Return

After four days of massive gains in the stock indices, markets pulled back on Friday, giving gold...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Maybe It’s Time to Look at the Energy Sector

The energy sector is again under siege with the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund(XLE A) is flirting...

Multi-Asset Channel

Multiple Factors Meet in One Excellent ETF

Over the past few years, money managers and fund sponsors started to roll out rules-based,...

Thematic Investing Channel

Tesla Mania Has Impact for Lithium ETF

Thanks in large part to its exposure to Tesla (TSLA), the Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Use This ETF For Tesla And Bitcoin Exposure

The ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) is a fine idea for investors looking to access a basket of disruptive...

Thematic Investing Channel

Bernie Sanders May Boost These Type of ETFs

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday with about 26 percent of the vote...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coal Miners Looking For Ways to Bounce Back, Standout

Fossil fuel producers, coal miners, in particular, are contending with a rough environment and...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Genomics ETF Has Coronavirus Vaccine Leverage

The race is on to find a cure for the deadly coronavirus and that competition could benefit some...

Core Equity Channel

Why Investors Need Tech Dividend Growth Stocks

Technology is becoming more credible for investors seeking quality dividend growth and the ...

Thematic Investing Channel

Earnings Season Invites Cannabis Stocks

Earnings season is chugging along and at the industry level, Canadian cannabis companies are the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Quality Makes a Difference in Emerging Markets

An important investing lesson from the coronavirus outbreak is that the quality factor can play...

Tactical Allocation Channel

This May be the Year of Sustainable Fixed Income ETFs

Advisors and investors wondering when the concepts of environmentally conscious and sustainable...

Core Equity Channel

ProShares Dividend ETF Continues Drawing Praise

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-), which combines quality and dividend growth,...

Multi-Asset Channel

Build Something Great With a Homebuilders ETF in 2020

The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB A+) took some lumps last week, but homebuilders assets...

Core Equity Channel

Can Value Quickly Get its Act Together?

With growth stocks supporting the market to start 2020 an with some taking on increasing...

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A few years ago, the 3D printing theme was scorching hot. Then it wasn’t. Today, it feels like...

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Politics May Again Pinch This Healthcare ETF

The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF B+) appeared to be off to a fine start to 2020....

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Sustainable Investing Comes to Municipal Bond ETFs

Sustainable investing is much more than a new buzz phrase in the investment community. It comes...

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Plenty Of Love Out There For The Lithium ETF

With so much buzz swirling around electric vehicles, it’s an appropriate time to examine lithium...

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Rare Earths ETF Deals With Increased Shipments

Due to the dominance of China in the rare earths market, the VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic...

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A Fantastic Financial Services Plan For Bold Investors

With the coronavirus epidemic weighing on Chinese stocks, some investors are avoiding the world’s...

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An A+ ETF For AV and AI Tech

That pair of acronyms stand for artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, two themes that...

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For The Daring, Find Value in Oil Services

With oil prices slumping to start 2020, the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH B+) is being...

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New Plan Shines Light On This Infrastructure ETF

It’s another election year and, as expected, the issue of infrastructure is already being...

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The Going Is Getting Good For Gold ETFs

Gold ETFs, such as the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD A-)and the*SPDR Gold MiniShares (GLDM)*, were among...

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This ETF Offers a Great Deal on High-Yield Bonds

Investors looking to embrace high-yield corporate for income-generating and portfolio...

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Big Names May Propel This Video Game ETF to Heroic Heights

The video game industry has ample tailwinds this year and there are plenty of ways for investors...

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Good News Keeps Coming for This Alternative Energy ETF

The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) is higher by 8.50% to start 2020 and that gain is no fluke....

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It Will Be A Big Year For This Sustainable Bond ETF

Investors looking for a virtuous and hot corner of the fixed income market need look any further...

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The Fed Holds Still on U.S. Interest Rates

In a professionally sanctioned fight, a “no decision” wouldn’t spark much excitement. However, in...

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Consumers Embracing New Tech May Lift IoT ETF

The Internet of Things (IoT) things is one of the more compelling and credible disruptive...

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Digital Wallets May be Dynamite for This Fintech ETF

Fintech is the future of financial services and that future is now. Fortunately, there’s a “now”...

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It Might be Japan ETFs' Time to Jump

Japan may not be the first market that comes to mind when investors look for ex-US developed...

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What to Expect From the Argentina ETF in 2020

Wracked by political volatility, Argentine stocks and the Global X MSCI Argentina ETF (ARGT C+)...

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Look For This HAPpening Hard Assets ETF

With natural resources stocks, broadly speaking, seen as value plays and demand still steady amid...

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Technical Tests Loom Over Big Junk Bond ETF

The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG A) has been a decent performer, but charts...

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Why This Software ETF May be Super in 2020

Software stocks and the related ETFs, including the SPDR S&P Software & Services ETF (XSW...

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With 5G Rollout Looming, This ETF Has Swelled

This will be the year of the highly anticipated 5G wireless system rollout around the world and...

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Data Lights Up For Alternative Energy ETFs

It’s not a fluke that alternative energy ETFs, including the ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES), were...

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Easing Over Emerging Markets Bumps

Historically, emerging markets equities are more volatile than developed market equivalents and...

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VanEck Talks Higher Yield In 2020 and ANGL Success

The current market environment has proven to be more constructive in terms of higher-yielding...

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A Terrific Europe Idea For Dividend and Value Investors

Heading into 2020, some market observers were wagering that, buoyed by compelling valuations,...

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A Killer Content Catalyst For a Video Game ETF

Content is significant across of variety of platforms and that’s particularly true in the video...

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A Practical Way to Bet on Energy Sector Resurgence

With the energy sector still on the mend following its laggard showing in 2019, it makes sense...

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If Government Spending Rises, Treat May Come to Netherlands ETF

The often-overlooked iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF (EWN B+), the lone ETF dedicated to Dutch...

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A Great Start to 2020 For This Healthcare ETF

The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF B+) scuffled through much of 2019 before gaining...

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Making a Low Carbon Call With ETFs

As the idea of sustainable investing takes hold, many advisors and investors are looking to ETFs...

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This Defensive Sector Is Soaring as a Start to 2020

While stocks continue climbing higher on the back of robust animal spirits, it’s logical that...

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This Unicorn Rebound Raises The IPO ETF

Last year, many of the most widely anticipated initial public offerings (IPOs), Lyft (LFYT) and ...

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A Great Deal on Dependable Dividends

The S&P 500 is trading for just over 18.5x expected earnings. That’s not alarmingly high, but...

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An Awesome Route For Autonomous Technology

If you feel as though you’re hearing more and more about automation, robotics and related...

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Easing Back Into Energy Stocks in 2020

Energy was the worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 last year, but it still notched a...

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A Quality Dividend Idea With a Bright 2020 View

Dividends are expected to increase again this year, but for investors looking for truly...

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Be Tactical With This Emerging Market ETF in 2020

With many market observers forecasting this to be the year that emerging markets equities finally...

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Data Supports Rebound For Greece ETF

In what could be a case of the baby being thrown out with the bathwater, the Global X MSCI Greece...

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Biotech ETFs Brush Away Political Attacks on Drug Prices

This is another election year and one of the presidential variety, meaning investors and voters...

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BlackRock Betting on ESG ETFs in a Major Way

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETFs are taking off in a big way and an industry...

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Spotting A Star Among The High Beta ETFs

While low volatility ETFs received plenty of adulation last year, data confirm high beta funds...

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An ETF For Infrastructure's Future

With infrastructure ETFs, structure matters. For example, the Global X U.S. Infrastructure...

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Going Green Gains Momentum for Bond Market

Advisors and investors are looking for avenues for sustainable investing in the bond market and...

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Some Are Making Bets Against FANG Stocks

With technology stocks soaring to start 2020, the FANG stocks – Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), ...

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An Overlooked But Venerable Quality ETF Starts Strong

Quality was one of the best-performing investment factors last year and, as highlighted by the ...

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Bold Call From Tesla May Bring Big News For These ETFs

The seemingly undaunted rise of Tesla (TSLA) is continuing, lifting a select group of ETFs in the...

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Focusing on Domestic Infrastructure Investing

Infrastructure has proven its mettle as an investment theme, one that helps investors fight...

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Kenya Boards the Green Bond Train

The move to offer more environmental, social and governance (ESG) products in the financial space...

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This Corporate Bond ETF Thrives Even if Rates Hold

On the surface, it appears as though interest rate hedged ETFs need rates to rise to be...

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A Tech ETF Actually Dedicated to Dividends

It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of technology sector dividends seemed like a far-flung...

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Another Big Year May be in the Cards For This eSports ETF

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) is already up 5.60% to start 2020,...

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As States Finally Spend on Infrastructure, This ETF May Benefit

After years of neglect and just in time for an election year, states across the U.S. are finally...

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Teladoc Takes Flight, Helping This Disruptive Healthcare ETF

The J.P. Morgan healthcare conference is underway and the confab often viewed as the super bowl...

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This Emerging Market Isn’t Earning Much Love

The iShares MSCI Philippines Index (EPHE) gained just 8.5% last year, less than half the returns...

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A Boon Bitcoin With CME Options May Be Coming

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency, could get a boost when CME launches options on digital...

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An Effective Way to Tap Evolving Muni Bond Market

The municipal bond market is evolving and some index funds and ETFs have kept pace with that...

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A Scientific Path to Lowering Beta

Low volatility is one of the most prominent investment factors and that much was on display last...

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Get Honed in on Hard Assets With This ETF

Energy stocks have taken some lumps among environmentally conscious asset allocators, but that...

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Pet Care ETF PAWZ May be Powerful in 2020

The ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ), the first ETF dedicated to the pet care industry and related...

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The Future Is Bright for This Autonomous Tech ETF

On the surface, the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (ARKQ ) appears to be a...

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This Corporate Bond ETF Thrives Even if Rates Remain

On the surface, it appears as though interest rate hedged ETFs need rates to rise to be...

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An Effective Way to Tap Evolving Muni Bond Market

The municipal bond market is evolving and some index funds and ETFs have kept pace with that...

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Tilt Here For Emerging Markets Exposure in 2020

With emerging markets stocks offering attractive valuations and poised to build on last year’s...

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Why This Alternative Energy ETF May Shine Again in 2020

In what was a banner for alternative energy ETFs in 2019, the ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) was...

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Why This Thematic Healthcare May be a January Winner

Due in large part to the J.P. Morgan Health Care conference in San Francisco, the biotechnology...

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History Says Iran Conflict May Make Aerospace ETFs Winners

A recent U.S. attack that killed a controversial Iranian general and promises of retaliation by...

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How to Profit From Financial Services Tension

There’s tension between fintech companies and the traditional banks that are eager to become...

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This Corporate Bond ETF May be a Winner This Year

Market volatility saw investors seek the safe confines of government debt during the summer,...

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Transportation Department Plans May Benefit This Infrastructure ETF

Coming off an impressive 2019 showing, the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index...

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A Crucial Catalyst For This Bank ETF

The SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE A-), the largest ETF dedicated to regional bank...

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A POTX Perk up May be in the Works

Marijuana ETFs, including the Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX), are scuffling again to start 2020,...

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ETF Strategist Sees Upside For This Miners Fund in 2020

The VanEck Gold Miners ETF (GDX B+), the benchmark bullion miners ETF, surged nearly 40% last...

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Expect Bond ETFs Stories To Be Back This Year

Last year, fixed income ETFs took in $330 billion in new assets, the second-best year on record....

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Oil ETFs May Be Best Play After Major Middle East Crisis

After a Middle East crisis even, crude oil prices and related ETFs typically outperform other...

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The Time May be Right for This International Dividend ETF

The new year is still young, but geopolitical drama is emerging. While those trends can be of the...

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Illumina Stock May Illuminate This Healthcare ETF

Biotech firm Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) scrapped a merger with Pacific Biosciences, but there’s still...

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This China Sector ETF Began 2020 on a Strong Note

The Global X MSCI China Financials ETF (CHIX C) was a decent though not spectacular performer...

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Where To Invest In Sizzling Small Caps

Investors considering small-cap equities often favor domestic fare, but tactical, risk-tolerant...

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These Four Dividend Stocks May Power NOBL in 2020

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) is home to 57 dividend-paying stocks, which...

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This Real Asset ETF May be a Real Win For Investors

Investors looking for broad-based exposure to real assets, such as energy, infrastructure, and...

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Wanting A 2019 Repeat Palladium ETF Is Asking a Lot

By now, many investors know about the jaw-dropping climb of palladium and the Aberdeen Standard...

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A Marvelous Mid-Cap Idea for the New Year

Investors looking to make new year’s resolution that will prove to be easy to keep and rewarding...

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Hong Kong ETF May Bounce Back in 2020

The iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH A) finished 2019 with a double-digit gain, but that’s...

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Oil Services Firms May Bring 2020 Upside For Tactical Investors

Rising oil prices have lifted the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH B+) to a December gain of...

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Surprises May Benefit This Active Internet ETF This Year

Coming off a year in which it gained almost 36%, the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) could be poised to...

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Getting More Action With Consumer Staples Sector

The consumer staples sector is usually seen as boring, low volatility, yield-driven destination....

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This China ETF May be Due for Big Breakout Or Decline

The iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI A-), the biggest China-specific ETF by assets under...

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This Dual Factor ETF May be Strong Again in 2020

The FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV), which debuted last July, is new...

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Investors Hoping For 2020 Changes For Cannabis ETFs

This year has been trying for cannabis investors. Whether they’ve opted for individual stocks or...

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Pros Piled Into Platinum for Late-Year Run

In a year in which gold notched its best annual showing since 2010 and palladium soared, platinum...

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This Thematic ETF Will Bounce Back in 2020

There was a time when 3D printing stocks were all the rage. That intensity has cooled off and...

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Where to Turn When Earnings Growth Slows in 2020

S&P 500 earnings growth is expected to notch a 9.6% increase next with five sectors – energy,...

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As Lyft & Uber Struggled, IPO ETF Still Performed

Looking back at 2019, it’s fair to say some of the year’s most ballyhooed initial public...

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This Income-Oriented ETF May be the 2020 Way to Play Europe

European equities and the related ETFs, though lagging the S&P 500, have been solid...

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A Nice Surprise Among Emerging Markets ETFs in 2019

Among emerging markets ETFs in 2019, the VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX B+) has been a pleasant...

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A Spiffy New Emerging Markets ETF to Consider in 2020

Virtuous investing took a major step forward this year in the world of ETFs, both in terms of the...

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Consider This Consumer Cyclical ETF for 2020

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Keep Track Of This Amazing Autonomous Tech ETF

The autonomous technology and robotics themes fit the bill as disruptive technologies and both...

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A Best Breed Internet ETF For 2020

Internet equities always draw plenty of interest from investors, but this year, the Dow Jones...

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An Adaptive Approach to International Income

With many market observers forecasting 2020 upside for ex-US developed market equities, investors...

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China Sector ETFs Would Benefit From Trade Deal

Various sector ETFs are seen as beneficiaries of cooling trade tensions between the U.S. and...

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Guyana Joins Ranks of Oil Producing Nations

Guyana sits alongside South America’s North Atlantic coast and this small country, which is just...

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Lower Cost International ETF Earns an Upgrade

Ex-US developed market equities lagged their American rivals in 2019, but the performances for...

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Making A Pentagon Push For The Rare Earths ETF

The VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX C), which is comprised of global...

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An Interesting Israel Idea For Global & Tech Exposure

When it comes to combing the technology sector and international investing, many investors’ first...

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POTX Positioned For a Rebound With Nice Surprise

Like other cannabis assets, the Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) has taken its lumps in its...

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Reducing International Equity Volatility

Although stocks are soaring this year, the low volatility factor has been all the rage for many...

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This New Equity ETF Seems Like a Winner

This year, approximately 240 new exchange traded products, including ETFs and exchanged traded...

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A Thematic Healthcare ETF With Defensive Trends

Many thematic ETFs are alpha-seeking instruments, but that doesn’t mean they’re all bereft of...

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Expect Plenty From Biotech ETFs in 2020

Biotechnology ETFs, including the VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF (BBH B-), were laggards for much of...

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Get in the Middle With A Marvelous Multi-Factor ETF

Mid-cap stocks and ETFs were solid performers in 2019. Investors looking to step up their mid-cap...

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Saudi Aramco Heads to MSCI Indexes, Allowing For Profit

MSCI Inc. (MSCI), one of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of ETFs, moved to...

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These 2 Thematic ETFs Could Intersect in 2020

Among the many themes investors have heard plenty about in 2019 are 5G connectivity and video...

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A Terrific Energy ETF Income Idea

The combination of low interest rates and chatter about the lagging energy sector being a rebound...

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Get Half Currency Hedged With Unique International ETF

For years, international ETFs were either currency hedged or they weren’t. There wasn’t a middle...

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MOOve Onto This Agriculture ETF in 2020

The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is higher by nearly 20% this year, putting it on pace...

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Tesla’s Horsepower Boost May Accelerate This ETF’s Upside

Among industry ETFs, passive or otherwise, the actively managed ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is...

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This Industrial ETF Is on the Cusp of a Huge Breakout

Up 26.80% year-to-date, the Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLI A) is trailing the S&P...

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Get Giddy For Genomics With This Biotech ETF

With healthcare and, more specifically, biotechnology stocks and ETFs on the mend, investors may...

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A Real Assets ETF With True Long-Term Potential

The energy sector has been a dud this year, but that could change in 2020 and investors ought to...

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Bank ETFs Will Keep Surging in 2020

The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE A) is higher by 26.51% year-to-date, an arguably surprising rally...

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This Mining ETF Easily Tops its Underlying Metal

Silver has been a solid performer in the commodities complex this year, but the real story is...

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A Marvelous Multi-Factor Concept For International Equity Exposure

International equities performed admirably in 2019 but still trailed their U.S. rivals. With...

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Aggressive Conservative Bond Approach May Pay Off in 2020

Municipal bonds are usually viewed as conservative investments with lower yields on higher credit...

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Don’t Leave Fintech ETFs Out of Best of 2019 ETFs Lists

The conversation about what makes new ETFs successful almost always leads to dollars, meaning...

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This Retail ETF May Win Again in 2020

November retail sales were softer than anticipated due to the late arrival of Thanksgiving, but...

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An MBS ETF Ideal For Increasing Income

Mortgage-backed securities (MBS) are a relatively avenue for investors looking for additional...

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Fertilizer Stocks May Lift Agribusiness ETF

The VanEck Vectors/Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is up nearly 19% this year and the ETF can extend...

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This Sector ETF Will be a Winner Again in 2020

The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC), the first and largest ETF targeting the...

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NOBL Solidifies Status as Leader Among Dividend ETFs

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) is higher by 23.54% year-to-date, not far off...

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Playing The Preferreds For Better Income

A raft of high-yield asset classes are benefiting from lower interest rates this year, preferred...

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Political Bell Tolls for Infrastructure ETF As 2020 Looms

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) is up almost 2% this month...

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POTX Pot ETF Could Hit Higher in 2020

The Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) debuted at a rough time for cannabis equities and that’s true of...

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A Nice Bond ETF Idea For Income in 2020

The Federal Reserve probably won’t lower interest rates again anytime soon, but the yields on...

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How To Go With Growth in 2020

The growth factor has extended its dominance over value strategies this year. Some market...

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Making A Call On This Cloud ETF in 2020

As has been widely noted, the Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU), which debuted in April, is one...

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Believe it or Not, Some Big Chip Stocks Are Underowned

Semiconductor stocks and ETFs are soaring this year. For example, the popular VanEck Vectors...

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Electric Vehicle ETF May Floor it Higher in 2020

Buoyed by robust expectations for the electric vehicle market, The Global X Autonomous &...

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Semiconductor ETFs Will Need Help To Soar Again in 2020

The iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX B+) and the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-)...

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Get Tech Protection With This Inverse ETF

The technology sector is one of the best-performing groups this year, but that doesn’t mean...

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How to Make a Play on Canadian Small Caps

U.S. small-cap stocks are accessible via dozens of ETFs, including the iShares Core S&P...

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Why The Lithium ETF’s Rally May Prove Credible

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT B-) is in the red year-to-date, but the first...

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A Durable Multi-Factor Plan To Consider

Mutli-factor ETFs, many of which are just a few years old, have been receiving considerable...

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Infrastructure ETFs May be Interesting in 2020

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) is higher by more than 20%...

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Investors Moving Back Into Resurgent Biotech ETFs

After stumbling through much of 2019, biotechnology ETFs are finding their grooves in the fourth...

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Mexico ETF Awaits The Real AMLO to Stand Up

The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW A), the largest US-listed ETF dedicated to Mexican...

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A Great Time to Consider This Emerging Markets ETF

Investors looking for upside in emerging markets equities in 2020 while reducing their risk...

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Being Paid to Embrace Old School Tech Stocks

Many investors are often captivated by the more glamorous side of the technology sector and...

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Many Traders Remain Bearish on Energy ETFs

Among sector ETFs, the Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE A), the largest equity-based energy ETF,...

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New Cloud ETF Delivers Cybersecurity Leverage

Now home to more than $462 million in assets under management, the Global X Cloud Computing ETF (...

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Consider This Emerging Markets ETF For 2020

Stocks in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, are lagging the broader emerging markets...

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Look At This Big, Broad, Efficient Bond ETF

Fixed income ETFs on a torrid asset-gathering paces this year. In fact, as of Nov. 30, bond ETFs...

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Years Remain Before Ideal Lithium ETF Conditions

A significant part of the thesis surrounding lithium investments, including the Global X Lithium...

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Be Sure To Bet on This Industry ETF in December

Investors looking for winning sector and industry ETFs this month may be inclined to lean toward...

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A Retail ETF With Use Beyond Holiday Shopping

Shoppers recently indulged in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the most important days on...