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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
Future ETFs Channel

Play This ETF as Emerging Markets Seek to Decarbonize

In the global conversation about climate awareness, decarbonization efforts, and the adoption of...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Space Investing Setting Record Pace This Year

Good timing is undeniably beneficial to new exchange traded funds regardless of underlying...

ETF Education Channel

Deep Value Has Additional Upside Drivers

It’s been a good year for value stocks and an even better year for their deep value...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Evaluate EQAL for Another Equal Weight Strategy

The Russell 1000 is one of the most widely observed domestic equity gauges. To be precise, the...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Bright Horizon for Cybersecurity ETFs

Cybersecurity is in the spotlight, and that could be a plus for stocks and exchange traded funds,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

ANGL Has Aura of Consistency

Fixed income investors looking for consistency might not think of high-yield corporate debt right...

Crypto Channel

Six Figures for Bitcoin Could Make DAPP Dapper

Bitcoin prices are on a torrid pace as of late, putting the largest cryptocurrency on pace to...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Go With GTR for Superior Spin on Target Range Investing

A variety of exchange traded funds use options strategies paired with equity exposure to offer...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

BFOR Adds a Little Cyclical Exposure

Perhaps at just the right time, the Barron’s 400 ETF (BFOR B) is getting a bit more cyclical...

ETF Education Channel

Green Building ETF Could Have Friends in High Places

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments, it can be beneficial...

Dividend Channel

Dividends Are Going to Be Vital Going Forward

As seasoned equity income investors know, dividends are vital drivers of long-term returns. By...

Future ETFs Channel

Don't Worry About the Tech/Treasury Yield Relationship

Market participants frequently evaluate relationships between interest rates and other assets....

Disruptive Technology Channel

Rising Rates Don't Have to Ding Disruptive Tech

With 10-year Treasury yields trending higher in recent weeks, investors are pondering what that...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Understanding the Buzz Around the BUZZ ETF

The term “meme stock” was used prior to 2020. Now, it’s commonplace and an increasingly...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

ACES Could Fly Thanks to These Holdings

Renewable energy stocks and the related exchange traded funds are sagging this year, but analysts...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

NTSX: Heading to Where the Efficiencies Are

Some exchange traded funds purport to deliver efficient core exposures, but that’s a...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Energy Infrastructure ETF's Yields Come With Quality

TheAlerian Energy InfrastructureETF(ENFR ) is up 40% year-to-date, and it yields an eye-catching...

Future ETFs Channel

Global Carbon Grapple Could Be Golden for GSFP

Companies and governments around the world are racing to reduce carbon emissions and meet various...

ETF Education Channel

Enter the Crypto Ecosystem Through Equities

There isn’t a Bitcoin exchange traded fund in the U.S.— or any ETF directly tied to any...

Dividend Channel

Hunting for Asia Dividends? ADIV Has the Goods

Asia is one of the top regions outside the U.S. for equity income and dividend growth, but...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Despite Failed Five9 Deal, Zoom's Future Still Bright

Once-hot Zoom Communications (ZM) is off 24.39% year-to-date with a fair amount of that weakness...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Consider Equal Weight for Equity Diversification

In addition to low costs and robust liquidity, one of the primary reasons that investors flock to...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Cybercrime Has Huge Implications, CIBR Has the Goods

Amid a recent spate of cyberattacks on the federal government and companies, it’s not...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Wide Moat Stocks Offer Value and Inflation Protection

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) is an example of an exchange traded fund...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Investors Don't Have to Surrender Quality for Dividends

Conventional dividend wisdom holds that some companies with high yields are financially burdened...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Use Managed Futures ETF to Tap Hedge Fund Strategies

Retail investors have long been interested in hedge funds and the strategies those vehicles use...

Retirement Income Channel

NUSI For Seeking Yield and Downside Protection

With yields on conservative fixed income assets low and credit spreads depressed, some income...

ETF Education Channel

Water Investing: An Enthralling Long-Term Trajectory

Drought conditions across the western US serve as reminders that climate change is having a...

Future ETFs Channel

Tech Stocks Aren't Cheap, but This ETF Is Still Stylish

Technology stocks are rarely inexpensive. That’s simply the price of admission for...

Retirement Income Channel

Retirees Need Help Planning for Long-Term Care

These days, retirees and those getting close to retirement have a lot on their plates. Soaring...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Coinbase Crypto Paycheck Idea Could Charge ARKF

Newly public Coinbase (COIN), the largest regulated cryptocurrency exchange operator, already...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Banks Bullish on Airline Stocks, Jump in With JRNY

As the 2020 coronavirus bear market reminds investors, airline equities can be vexing...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

REMX in Right Place, Right Time as Rare Earths Shine

Rare earths are indeed strategic. In fact, these materials are routinely mentioned in the same...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Discover Equal Weight Benefits With RSP

In a fund universe dominated by products that are weighted by market capitalization, investors...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Implications for CIBR as Politicians Mull Cybersecurity

This month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an occasion sure to bring exchange traded funds such...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Depend on DES as Small-Cap Value Comes to Focus

Small-cap and value stocks enjoyed plenty of good times in the first quarter of 2021, but since...

Future ETFs Channel

New Tech ETF Has Favorable Sector Setup

At less than a month old, the Goldman Sachs Future Tech Leaders Equity ETF (GTEK) is indeed fresh...

ETF Education Channel

Sun May Shine Again on These Solar Stocks

With Democrats controlling both houses of Congress and the White House, conventional wisdom held...

Dividend Channel

Ask How Dividends Are Growing

For equity income investors, the headlines are positive this year as S&P 500 dividend growth...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Growing Israeli Equity Market Shows IZRL Intrigue

The Israeli equity market is crossing some notable milestones, and that could spark interest in...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Many Wide Moat Stocks Are Attractively Valued

Stocks with the wide moat designation often come with an array of benefits, including quality...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

In Pivot to Thematic Investing, Try Destination DTEC

Thematic exchange traded funds are often framed as products that are beloved by retail investors....

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

As New Healthcare Era Dawns, Look at WDNA

Investors looking for sector-level innovation beyond the technology realm don’t need to...

Future ETFs Channel

ESG Ratings Debate Is Actually a Positive Thing

As the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing movement gains momentum, something...

ETF Education Channel

Nasdaq-100 Inclusion Boosts Liquidity in Foreign Stocks

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) differs from broad market competitors, such as the S&P 500, in a...

Dividend Channel

Tap Into U.K. Dividend Resurgence With This ETF

In what amounts to some good news, investors are hearing plenty about the resumption of dividend...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKK Disruptive Credibility Remains Solid

Disruptive growth stocks and some thematic exchange traded funds are taking their lumps this...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Surging Vaccination Rate Could Boost Indian Economy

Plenty of countries around the world are catching up to the U.S. in terms of coronavirus...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

SDOG Could Be Best Friend For Value Investors

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) is higher by 16.91% year-to-date, an advantage of 71...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Refresh Income Proposition With MTGP

In 2021, there is a real struggle for income. Advisors are contending with a delicate balancing...

Retirement Income Channel

Investors Nervous About Economic Headwinds

No, it’s not a recession, but there is evidence suggesting that some economic hurdles are...

Future ETFs Channel

GSFP: Great Timing in the Climate-Aware ETF Space

Plenty of investors are often intrigued by new exchange traded funds, but many wait for rookie...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Energy Infrastructure Companies Could Fill a Void

Midstream energy and energy infrastructure companies, including those residing in theAlerian...

ETF Education Channel

The Correct Way to Access Small-Cap Quality

Among the various investment factors, many investors already know that growth, value, low...

Dividend Channel

Why Dividend Stability Is Important

Experienced investors know that over long holding periods, dividends represent a significant...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Wright's Law Arrives In Key Space Investment Segment

Recently, several companies, including Virgin Galactic (SPCE) and Elon Musk’s SpaceX,...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Greener for Longer Positions SMOG for Success

The U.S. is one of the leaders in the fight against climate change and the effort to reduce...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

How to Make a Sound Bet on the Smart Grid

Investors well-versed in the renewable energy and clean technology concepts know that smart grid...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Cybersecurity ETF Offers Long-Term Appeal

A spate of large-scale cyberattacks this year confirms that companies and governments must commit...

Dividend Channel

New Tax Proposal Could Increase Allure of Dividends

Once again, tax talk is front and center on Capitol Hill. The Biden Administration wants to raise...

Future ETFs Channel

These Stocks Could Make Golden Innovative Bet with GTEK

Investors are increasingly keen on disruptive growth concepts, and a variety of exchange traded...

ETF Education Channel

Value Stocks on the Brink of Another Moment

Value stocks set scintillating paces in the first half of 2021. Then, some of the air came out of...

Retirement Income Channel

Rethinking the Spending Aspect of Retirement

Retirement is often viewed through the lens of savings. Workers save through 401(k) plans,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Gilded Age of Genomics Just Getting Underway

Genomics is one of the cornerstones of disruptive growth in the healthcare sector. Relevant to...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Use Agriculture Equities to Counter Inflation

When it comes to inflation-fighting assets, equities are part of the equation, but when investors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Emerging Markets Value Could Be Long-Term Champion

Domestic value stocks are garnering plenty of attention this year, and the returns for the asset...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

With India's Climbing Stock Market, Play EPI

India is the third-largest Asian economy behind only China and Japan. It’s expected to at...

Future ETFs Channel

GSFP Brings Lucidity to Sustainable Investing

If there’s a hurdle that sustainable investing needs to clear, it’s not appeal to a...

ETF Education Channel

Explore the Inflation-Fighting Perks of Commodities

Inflation continues rising, and while the August increase by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was...

Retirement Income Channel

Stocks Dip and Introduce Quandary

Just when it seemed as though stocks were defying seasonal precedent— August through October is...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Rocket Labs Stock Boosts Space Investing Argument

The ARK Space Exploration and Innovation ETF (ARKX) is making waves as the latest addition to the...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Galaxy Digital Holdings Partners with Invesco

Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (GLXY) and Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) have partnered to develop a suite of...

Future ETFs Channel

GTEK Taps Tomorrow's Tech Leaders Today

Technology is the largest sector in the S&P 500 and a beloved destination for investors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Emerging Markets Dividends Turn Down the Heat

Geographic exposure is critical when embracing international equities. As the China regulatory...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Prepare for the Coming Buyback Deluge With PKW

TheInvesco BuyBack Achievers ETF (PKW B+) is up 25.35% year-to-date. That alone could generate...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Mortgage REITS Can Provide Mega Levels of Income

Income investors are facing a dilemma, thanks to low yields on municipal bonds and Treasuries....

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

WisdomTree ETF Has Impressive Three-Year Run

One of the best ways that any new exchange traded fund can grab investors’ attention and...

ETF Education Channel

Blue-Chip Pharmaceuticals Face Political Headwinds

The Invesco Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ETF (PJP B) is off 3.66% month-to-date, and the source of...

Future ETFs Channel

As UN Sounds Alarm on Climate Change, Check Out GSFP

Climate-focused investing is gaining more credibility and momentum. That’s a plus for...

Dividend Channel

This Dividend Grower Basket Is Really Cheap

Broadly speaking, stocks with enviable track records of dividend growth usually aren’t...

Retirement Income Channel

Municipal Bonds Still Key Retirement Income Component

Municipal bonds have long been desirable assets for income-seeking retirement investors, but that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

More Confirmation 3D Printing Fits in Space ETF

When the ARK Space Exploration and Innovation ETF (ARKX) debuted in late March as the newest...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Bonds Are Just Getting Started

The green bond market is still in its early innings, and the same goes for the VanEck Vectors...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

New Take on Managed Futures ETF Already Paying Off

The WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy (WTMF) is the premier exchange traded fund offering...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

How to Soar With an Airline Resurgence

Investing in airlines can be tricky business. Even the legendary Warren Buffett has been vexed by...

Future ETFs Channel

Some Disruptive Growth Stocks Offer Surprise Bargains

Equities with the disruptive and innovative growth labels rarely sport multiples considered...

ETF Education Channel

Feast on Quality With Vaunted SPHQ

After junkier stocks led the cyclical value rally earlier this year, quality stocks are getting a...

Dividend Channel

This ETF Might Benefit From Small-Cap Value Resurgence

Small-cap stocks have been lethargic in recent months, and that’s true of the value members...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Online Shopping Boom Continues as Inflation Sneaks In

As was widely documented, online shopping really took off during the onset of the coronavirus...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

This ETF Has Some ESG to Pair with Big Dividends

As the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing phenomenon evolves, it is...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Get Wise to Green Municipal Bonds With This New ETF

Green bonds are a growing part of the fixed income landscape, and there’s an appetite for...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Drug Price Debate Might Not Hinder Biotech ETFs

The issue of pharmaceuticals pricing reform— a long-time favorite discussion on Capitol Hill— is...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Multi-Factor Model Portfolios Can Thrive In Uncertainty

There’s always some element of uncertainty in financial markets, but there are times when...

Retirement Income Channel

Bank Loans Providing Needed Income Boost

High-yield fixed income assets, including the Invesco Senior Loan ETF (BKLN B), aren’t...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Coinbase Tumble Could Be Good for Fintech ETF

Crypto exchange operator Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) went public in April in what was one of the most...

ETF Education Channel

ESG Comes to Real Estate with GBLD

For generations, real estate wasn’t considered an environmentally aware industry. Some may...

Future ETFs Channel

GINN Has Goods for Tech Bulls

The S&P 500 Technology Index is higher by 20.5% year-to-date, an encouraging sign for...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

For the Brave, Some Chinese Stocks Are Undervalued

Perhaps the most obvious lesson investors are learning this year with regards to emerging markets...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Gambling ETF is More Than Ready for Some Football

This week brings the second week of the 2021 NFL campaign and the third week of college football....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Green Data Centers Help This Real Estate ETF Stand Out

Data centers are the backbones of an array of disruptive technologies, including cryptocurrency...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Don't Miss the Dividend Catalyst for Equities

Market participants are always searching for the next catalysts for equities. Fortunately, one...

Dividend Channel

New and Old Dividend ETFs Offer Benefits

Amid low interest rates and potentially diminished upside for fixed income assets, income-starved...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Midstream Energy Has Tangible Everyday Impact, Portfolio Pertinence

In terms of how the energy sector impacts everyday life, many investors look through the lenses...

Future ETFs Channel

GINN: an Innovative Road to Disruptive Growth

Owing to the much-documented rise of 10-year Treasury yields earlier this year, exchange traded...

ETF Education Channel

Bank Stocks Prepared for More Excitement

The Invesco KBW Bank ETF (KBWB C+) is up 29% year-to-date, but that statistic, impressive as it...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Ethereum Rebound Might Spark This Fintech ETF

Cryptocurrencies large and small stumbled last week, weighing on fintech exchange traded funds,...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Utilities Stocks, ETFs Deserve More Attention

Despite low bond yields, which historically favor utilities stocks, the sector is an obvious...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Sale on Some Retail Names

Recent retail sales data hasn’t been stellar, but broadly speaking, the industry is...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Tons of Quality Dividend Strategies in One Model Portfolio

With global dividends rebounding and bond yields sagging, now is an opportune time for advisors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Politics Might Power ACES Again

By now, many investors know the tale of the tape over the last 15 months or so for renewable...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Buy Now, Pay Later Momentum Continues to Sizzle

The buy now, pay later arms race is heating up, and perhaps no exchange traded fund is as levered...

Future ETFs Channel

Go With GSFP for Boosted Renewable Energy Spending

It’s understandable that investors who were once enthusiastic about the prospects of...

Retirement Income Channel

Here's What Americans Think About Inflation

More than eight months into 2021, some inflationary trends are now more than obvious. First and...

ETF Education Channel

Solar Stocks Can Shine, Despite Cost

TheInvesco Solar ETF (TAN B), the largest exchange traded fund focusing on solar equities, is off...

Dividend Channel

Key Traits of Dividend Durability

For income investors, much of the good news this year revolves around robust dividend growth, and...

Future ETFs Channel

Thematic Investing With An Umbrella Approach

Thematic exchange traded funds are increasingly prominent parts of the broader ETF landscape, and...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

With Eurozone Equities Ready to Rise, Consider this Model Portfolio

Things are starting to get interesting in the Eurozone with an upcoming European Central Bank...

ETF Education Channel

Quality Stocks Ready To Lead

With the growth vs. value debate commanding so much attention this year, it’s not...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

GRNB Could Heat Up as Green Bond Sales Approach Records

With more and more nations entering the green bond market, the VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF (...

Retirement Income Channel

Retirement Investors Facing Bond Conundrums

Fixed income investors, including retirees, are dealing with a variety of headwinds this year....

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

It's Time to Start Appreciating This Glossed Over UK ETF

The MSCI United Kingdom Index is up more than 14% year-to-date, but for some reason, exchange...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Things Are Looking Up in Europe, Which Could Be Good News for IDOG

With ex-US dividend growth perking up and the Eurozone contributing to that upside, the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Google Getting Into Genomics or Already There?

Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a long history of disruption and one that extends far...

Future ETFs Channel

Goldman Sachs ETF Full of Renewable Energy Ideas

While there are obvious intersections between electric vehicles (EV) and renewable energy, these...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Midstream Energy Can Beat the Summertime Blues

Amid supply wranglings via the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and a surge...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Robots Are Here...to Deliver Your Packages

The robotics industry is still young, but it’s finding new applications and frontiers. With...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

It Might Be Japan's Time to Shine

Coronavirus vaccinations are finally taking off in Japan as the world’s third-largest...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

High-Yield Munis Worth a Look as Default Rates Cooperate

Yields are low across the fixed income universe this year, and municipal bonds aren’t...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Wide Moat Stocks Offering Value

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) isn’t a dedicated value exchange...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Early Cancer Detection: Big Opportunity for Genomics Investors

Genomics is one of the epicenters of futuristic healthcare investing, and the ARK Genomic...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

How To Rejuvenate the 60/40 Portfolio Concept

For decades, the 60% equities/40% fixed income portfolio construction has been used by advisors...

Retirement Income Channel

Treasury Yields Might Be Ready to Rise Anew

Ten-year Treasury yields closed at 1.29% on Sept. 2. That’s well off the 52-week high of...

Active ETF Channel

Active Bond ETFs Are Making Their Mark

A lot is happening in the fixed income space this year. Bond yields throughout the developed...

Future ETFs Channel

Why Advisors Must Become ESG-Aware

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds continue attracting assets at warp speed, and...

Active ETF Channel

Look to TDVG as Dividends Grow

The T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth ETF (TDVG) is an example of an actively managed exchange traded...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Amid Global Shortage, Chip Makers Increase Cash Flow

Tech investors, and consumers for that matter, are likely tiring of hearing about the global...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Strong Vaccine Demand Boosting Pharma Sales

There are multiple coronavirus vaccines on the market, and with the likelihood of booster shots...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Renewable Energy Cost-Benefit Analysis is Highly Favorable

When it comes to deploying and investing in renewable energy, market participants frequently hear...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Rebalance of Cloud ETF Seizes Upon Two Important Themes

All indexes tracked by passive exchange traded funds rebalance at some point during the year,...

Future ETFs Channel

Consider Climate Warnings in Portfolios with GSFP

Climate change isn’t just a hot topic in general news and political arenas. It’s very...

Retirement Income Channel

Stocks are Hard to Stop, but Challenges Are Out There

The S&P 500 finished August with a gain of over 3%, extending its winning streak to seven...

ETF Education Channel

Deep Value ETF Might Be Buyable on Correction

With the S&P 500 on a seven-month winning streak, it may be hard to imagine that an equity...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKW Gateway to the Shoppiness of Social Media Apps

The social commerce phenomenon— the intersection of online retail and social media— is taking...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

For Inflation Protection, Head to the Midstream

Inflation-fighting assets are getting ample attention this year as the Consumer Price Index (CPI)...

Active ETF Channel

New Active Sports Betting ETF is Underway

Regulated sports wagering is taking off in a big way in the U.S., and a second exchange traded...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Big Tesla Exposure Could Give This ETF a Boost

Electric vehicles (EV) are on the rise, and that could boost Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

What Supply Chain Woes Mean for Semiconductor ETF

The semiconductor industry is continuing to grapple with supply chain woes this year, and those...

Dividend Channel

Tap Into TOLZ for Future Play on Energy

There’s a tug-of-war happening in the energy patch today. Traditional fossil fuels...

Future ETFs Channel

How Advisors Can Meet Client ESG Demand

Investors are piling into environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies. At the end of...

Retirement Income Channel

Are Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds Still Viable?

In today’s low-yield environment, many income investors are facing a conundrum. Reduce...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKX Paving the Way to Space ETF Leadership

Home to $627 million in assets under management, the ARK Space Exploration and Innovation ETF (...

ETF Education Channel

A Water Investing PHOnomenon

With rain hard to come by in the western U.S. and multiple states in the region experiencing...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Companies Are Eating up Bitcoin at Rapid Rate

More companies are holding Bitcoin on their balance sheets. In fact, corporations doing just that...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Model Portfolios Bring Fresh Thinking to 60/40 Debate

The 60% equities/40% fixed income split was the gold standard of portfolio construction for...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla AI Capabilities Underpin This ETF's Allure

Over the course of its nearly seven years on the market, the vaunted ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK )...

Retirement Income Channel

Delta Variant May Dent The Economy

The world has been dealing with the Delta variant of the coronavirus for at least a couple of...

Dividend Channel

Answer ADIV Call as Asia Dividend Growth Rises

The outlook for global dividends is increasingly buoyant, according to Janus Henderson, provider...

ETF Education Channel

Reach Out to KBWB for Buyback-Rich Stocks

After the major domestic banks passed the Federal Reserve’s annual stress test with flying colors...

Future ETFs Channel

More Investor Education Needed For Sustainable Growth

Exchange traded funds offering exposure to climate-aware and otherwise sustainable investing...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Implementing the Quality Factor

The quality factor is generating renewed attention as of late, leading to an important reminder...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Will EM Central Bank Policy Benefit This ETF?

The Federal Reserve isn’t the only central bank deploying various monetary policy tools to...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Big Energy Companies Are Tightening Their Purse Strings

Oil prices are high relative to last year’s levels, but profligate spending in the energy...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

When Will Small Biotech Firms Get Their Big Break?

Smaller biotechnology stocks aren’t setting the world on fire this year, but some analysts...

Active ETF Channel

How the Pandemic Has Changed Active Investing Habits

A recent study by Charles Schwab highlighted the changes that Covid-19 has brought about for...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Don't Conflate E-Commerce with the Work-from-Home Movement

Online shopping was thriving prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but the global health crisis has...

Future ETFs Channel

Stakeholder Capitalism Is Sticking Around

Stakeholder capitalism – the idea that businesses need to take the interests of multiple parties...

Retirement Income Channel

To Max or Not to Max? Considering 401(k) Contributions

For some workers, 401(k) plans are among the premier employment benefits, but landing a job with...

ETF Education Channel

Looking for a Healthier Healthcare ETF?

The healthcare sector is getting its groove back, as a variety of exchange traded funds dedicated...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Emerging Markets May Offer More than What Meets the Eye

On the back of a 7.31% slide over the past month, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is now saddled...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Thinking About Investing in India?

With all of the negative attention generated by Chinese stocks this year, plenty of investors may...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Looking for a Contrarian Way to Access Emerging Markets?

With the MSCI Emerging Markets Index down more than 4% this year, it’d be easy for advisors...

ETF Education Channel

The Almighty Hedge

Some traditional hedges and protective assets just aren’t getting the job done this year....

Disruptive Technology Channel

Robots Will Make Grocery Delivery Cheaper

One of the newer consumer trends stemming from the coronavirus pandemic is increased adoption of...

Future ETFs Channel

GINN's Got You Covered On Healthcare Exposure

Healthcare innovation isn’t the result of the coronavirus pandemic. Nor will it be a relic...

Retirement Income Channel

How Much Concern Over Inflation is Warranted?

With the Consumer Price Index (CPI) trending higher this year, consumers and investors are being...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Biotech Small Caps Will Bounce Back

Large cap biotechnology have strengthened in recent months, but smaller counterparts are still...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Looking to Go Green with Bonds? Stick with One of the Pioneers

As more investors become climate-aware and demand strategies to that effect, fund issuers are...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Invest in Healthcare Innovation With the WDNA ETF

As has been widely noted over the past 18 months, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream Has Momentum

The Alerian Energy InfrastructureETF(ENFR ) is positive proof that midstream energy is one of the...

ETF Education Channel

Will Boeing Stock Continue to Climb?

The Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF (PPA B+) is trading slightly lower over the past week.

Dividend Channel

The Emerging Markets Forest Can Get Lost Behind China's Trees

There’s still a case for emerging markets equities, though that forest is hard to see...

Future ETFs Channel

GSFP Can Skirt Climate Risk

The environmental, social, and governance (ESG) groundswell in recent years is calling attention...

Disruptive Technology Channel

'ARKF' and the Shifting Payments Landscape

How consumers pay for goods was changing long before the coronavirus pandemic, but the global...

Active ETF Channel

Active Management as a Tool for Fighting Inflation

Investors are hearing plenty about inflation and the rising Consumer Price Index (CPI) this year....

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

U.S. Water Infrastructure Grade An Abysmal D+

Investors looking for tactical near-term ideas may want to consider the First Trust ISE Water ETF...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Flush With Cash, Gold Miners Deserve More Credit

The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX B+), the oldest and largest exchange traded fund...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

REIT ETFs Bring Discernment to a Fickle Market

Real estate is the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 and the ALPS Active REIT ETF (REIT)...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

As Supply Surges, It's Time to Be Choosy with Corporate Bonds

Data confirm corporate borrowers are again taking advantage of favorable interest rates to issue...

Future ETFs Channel

Go Deeper than Electric Cars with This Fund

Perhaps the biggest news item out of the White House Thursday was President Biden’s intent...

ETF Education Channel

For Value Boost, Turn to 'SPVU'

When emphasizing a single factor, be it growth, size, value, or others, investors are, to an...

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Why Is John Deere in a Disruptive Tech ETF?

The industrial sector isn’t a group many investors associate with disruptive growth and...

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This International Dividend ETF Still Finds Cheap Stocks

Over the past several years, investors have grown acquainted with some familiar refrains...

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Municipal Bonds Remain a Solid Summer Bet for Retirees

Municipal bond yields aren’t exactly thrilling these days, but the asset class remains an...

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A Deep Dive into the ALPS SDOG ETF

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) sports a dividend yield of 3.15% as of Aug. 12. While...

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A Big Infrastructure Bill Would Be Boon for This Wind ETF

In a rare act of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, the U.S. Senate on Aug. 10 passed HR 3684, more...

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India Creeps Up on China's Economic Dominance

China is usually the largest country weight (and by a wide margin) in broad-based emerging...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Buyouts Roll Through the Casino & Gaming Space

It wasn’t that long ago that theVanEck Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK B), the original exchange...

Active ETF Channel

With the SPAC Market Maturing, Consider This Active ETF

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) aren’t going anywhere. On the contrary,...

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Midstream Dividends Solidify in 2nd Quarter

The midstream corner of the energy patch, which includes master limited partnerships (MLPs) and...

Dividend Channel

Two Venerable Vanguard ETFs Can Bring In Dividends

The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG A) and the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM A+)...

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ARKF and the Crypto Space Had a Terrific Tuesday

Cryptocurrency is in the spotlight again, and much of that has to do with the crypto compromise...

ETF Education Channel

Quality Is Now the Key Investment Factor

The U.S. economy is still on the mend, and while most data points indicate a resurgence is well...

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Has Fixed Income ESG's Moment Arrived?

As equity-based environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds swelled in...

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With Big Infrastructure Spending Looming, Go with GSFP

President Biden’s infrastructure package is on the cusp of being signed into law. That...

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Semiconductors: The Basis for Nearly All Disruptive Tech

In the disruptive technology lexicon, whether it’s artificial intelligence, electric...

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What Led to China's Tech Crackdown?

The damage inflicted by China’s regulatory crackdown is still fresh and many investors are...

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REIT ETFs Are Back As Real Estate Rebounds

The real estate sector was highly vulnerable to the 2020 coronavirus market pullback, but proving...

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Office REITs May Prove More Resilient than You Think

The real estate sector is in the midst of an impressive worst-to-first renaissance this year,...

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Return to Office Renews the Case for Cybersecurity ETF

Amid a spate of cyber crimes and large-scale corporate hacks this year, cybersecurity...

ETF Education Channel

Banks Finding Creative Ways to Engineer Loan Growth

Like other bank exchange traded funds, the Invesco KBW Bank ETF (KBWB C+) has delivered for...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Solid Risk-Reward Scenarios in Midstream Energy

Broadly speaking, the energy sector is impressing this year, but that doesn’t mean opportunity is...

Future ETFs Channel

Fund Depth Matters in the Fight Against Warmer Temperatures

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) most climate change review is...

Disruptive Technology Channel

China's Vast Healthcare Market Demands Digitization

China isn’t just the world’s second-largest economy; owing to its status as the...

Retirement Income Channel

What's Left to Drive the Post-Stimulus Economy?

The U.S. economy thrived in the first half of the year, posting stellar GDP growth not often seen...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

It’s Now Cheaper to Dwell in the Energy Sector

The Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF (ENFR ) is up nearly 30% year-to-date and sports a dividend...

Active ETF Channel

Returning to Growth via the TCHP ETF

More than seven months into 2021, are likely investors acquainted with the factor landscape at...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

The SMOG ETF: A Call to Action for Advisors

Climate change is one of the major societal and investment issues of this era, and if the UN...

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Will Biden's EV Plan Light Up the U.S. Electrical Grid?

On Thursday, President Biden announced his intent to sign an executive order calling for 40% to...

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Head Back to School with Endowment-Like Investing

Investing in form similar to that of large pension plans or college endowments was long a style...

ETF Education Channel

Investors Are Taking Note of the Quality Factor

Investors pondering when growth stocks are going to get back to their old ways or when value...

Future ETFs Channel

How to Invest in the Future of the Planet

A dizzying number of exchange traded funds offer investors access to disruptive, innovative, and...

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Are Sturdy Shareholder Rewards Back In Earnest?

One of the hard lessons dividend investors learned during the coronavirus market tumble of 2020...

Retirement Income Channel

Future Rate Hikes Need Not Be Dramatic

This year, the fixed income market isn’t lacking for headline risk. There was the surge in...

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Is Brazil the Next Hotbed for Fintech Firms?

With domestic small cap equities generating so much buzz this year, some tactical investors may...

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Why Risk-Controlled Income Is Still Critical

For the three months ending Aug. 3, 10-year Treasury yields slipped 28% – another reminder that...

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Renewables Spending Sizzled in the First Half of 2021

Renewable energy funds like theALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES)may have stumbled in the first six months...

ETF Education Channel

In a Scorching Summer, Water ETFs Are Hydrating Portfolios

California is mired in a drought, the likes of which some experts say hasn’t been seen in...

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Carbon-Concerned ETF Investing: A JUST Cause

As cutting emissions and reaching carbon neutrality become increasingly prominent parts of the...

Dividend Channel

Looking for a Dynamite Dividends ETF?

These are exciting times for dividend investors, and with payout expectations running almost as...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Genomics Innovations Could Boost Breast Cancer Prevention

One of the primary objectives of genomics is to make strides in areas where traditional...

Retirement Income Channel

The Economy Resumes Its Growth Trajectory

The S&P 500 is up more than 17% year-to-date, but as is often said, the stock market...

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There's Value to Be Found in Small Caps

Small cap stocks and exchange traded funds, namely those with the value designation, were the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Lower Treasury Yields May Create Bond Opportunities Abroad

Declining 10-year Treasury yields are viewed as positives for an array of asset classes. Emerging...

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Cardboard Comes Calling, but This ETF Is No Paper Tiger

The real estate sector is impressing this year thanks to a combination of low interest rates and...

Dividend Channel

Utilities: Energy Investors Going Straight to the Source

Many diversified infrastructure exchange traded funds feature healthy allocations to the...

Future ETFs Channel

Looking for Innovative Investing? Game On with 'GINN'

Breadth and depth are critical when embracing investment strategies purporting to focus on...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Polymer Applications Could Be Potent for This 3D Printing ETF

One of the primary forms of validation for a disruptive technology is its intersection with and...

Retirement Income Channel

The Healthcare Industry Is Still an Appealing Destination

The healthcare sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500 behind technology, is...

ETF Education Channel

An ETF to Steer Clear of Closed-End Fund Controversy

These should be go-go days for closed-end funds. After all, the asset class is known for offering...

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Why Quality Matters with Small Caps

Factor leadership is constantly changing, but one of the great things about the quality factor is...

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'ACES' Solar Components Face Earnings Tests

The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) and other renewable energy funds languished in the first half of...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Sanguine Regulatory Outlook Not Much Threat For 'BBH'

A change in leadership in the Oval Office often stirs talk about the regulatory environment for...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Infrastructure Bill Could Be Fantastic for FAN ETF

While not as large as some clean energy proponents previously hoped for, the Biden...

Active ETF Channel

As Earnings Roll In, Keep Quality in Mind

Financial markets are awash in earnings reports, and investors are being reminded that technology...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech Is Where the Disruption Is At

Plenty of emerging industries and companies credibly lay claim to being disruptive, but fintech...

ETF Education Channel

In An Uncertain Year, Low Vol ETFs Stayed The Course

With recent concerns that summer won’t be so docile and that market volatility could creep...

Dividend Channel

In Boon For Dividends, Utilities Ready to Rebound

The utilities sector usually performs admirably when interest rates are low, but the Utilities...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This ‘Trash’ ETF Has Quadrupled in Just 15 Years

For all the talk about environmental responsibility and sustainability, the role that haulers...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Betting on BDCs? Get Important Details on BIZD

Years of depressed interest rates on government bonds are sending income investors scrambling,...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Midstream Energy Sporting Deeply Discounted Valuations

Entering this year, the energy sector was widely viewed as a value destination. Following a rally...

Active ETF Channel

Due to COVID, Active Mgmt. Across Credit ETFs to Remain in Style

Thanks to massive amounts of government stimulus and the Federal Reserve’s asset-buying programs,...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Refreshing Emerging Markets Proposition with 'XSOE'

In a bygone era of investing, it was often said that emerging markets equity benchmarks were too...

ETF Education Channel

Get Reopening Right with 'RPV'

Reflation trade. Reopening trade. Whatever the preferred buzz phrase of 2021 is, investors can...

Active ETF Channel

Positioning Sectors for Reflationary Times

The reflation trade is a phrase generating plenty of buzz this year, and while it’s taking some...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

This Natural Gas ETF May Be Worth Firing Up

Until oil’s recent slide, energy was the best-performing group in the S&P 500 this year. The...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Improve Your Real Estate Exposure with ‘REIT’

The real sector is the best-performing group in the S&P 500 this year and the ALPS Active...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Tech Outlook Raises Strength of Disruptive Growth Portfolio

With the help of sagging Treasury yields and a spate of impressive earnings reports, the...

ETF Education Channel

The Budding Build America Bond Market Can Boost 'BAB'

The Invesco Taxable Municipal Bond Fund (BAB A-) once featured “Build America bonds” in its name,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

After Branson's Flight, What's Next for Space Investing?

Space travel is generating plenty of buzz these days as Virgin Galactic (SPCE) founder Richard...

Crypto Channel

Can Bitcoin Reclaim Its Former Glory Later This Year?

With some help from The B Word Conference earlier this week, Bitcoin has rallied, and late...

Retirement Income Channel

You Don't Need to Be NOBLity to Score These Discounted Dividends

Stocks with quality traits, including those with enviable track records of dividend growth, often...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Short Squeezes in Energy Could Propel This Oil ETF

The VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH B+) is retreating due to a sharp pullback in oil prices,...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream's Short-Term Movements Shouldn't Spook Investors

The ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A) and its midstream components are dealing with a near-term...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Frustrated by the Fed's Fixed Income Messaging?

Watch enough media and congressional appearances by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and...

Active ETF Channel

Being Selective in the Universe of Bond ETFs

In a low-yield environment, fixed income investing isn’t as easy as it used to be.

Dividend Channel

Seeking to Marry Large Caps and the Value Factor?

It’s not a dedicated dividend exchange traded fund, but with payouts growing and the value...

ETF Education Channel

Redemption Is Still Possible in the Reflation Trade

The reflation trade was one of the obvious catalysts behind the value rally, one that supported...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Unpacking the Potential of Synthetic Biology

As an actively managed exchange traded fund, the ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund (ARKG )...

Retirement Income Channel

New Coronavirus Concerns Emerge for Equities

Stocks swooned on Monday as market participants speculated that the delta variant of the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Fallen Angel ETFs Are Soaring Once Again

The VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL B) is a fixed income exchange traded...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

New Borrowing in the Energy Sector Is Actually a Positive Sign

Oil prices have been volatile of late and the decline on July 19 was the worst since September...

Active ETF Channel

The Investing Opportunity Posed by China

The relationship between the U.S. and China is perhaps one history’s most important, and...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Building Consensus in the Quality Investing Debate

Many investment factors are straight-forward and easy to comprehend. For example, growth stocks...

Retirement Income Channel

A Mid-Year Case for Transitory Inflation

On the back of the June Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, which showed another uptick in...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

The Midstream Space Cleans Up Its Act

Investors considering ETFs like the Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF (ENFR ) typically do so to...

ETF Education Channel

This Aerospace ETF Can Keep Climbing

Owing in large part to a seemingly never-ending spate of bad news at Boeing (NYSE: BA), the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Will Square's Cash App Become the Next Big 'Bank'?

Square (NYSE: SQ), the fintech merchant services provider and the purveyor of the popular money...

Dividend Channel

Epic Dividends Are Coming for the S&P 500, Says UBS

As of July 16, the dividend yield on the S&P 500 was a mere 1.34%. By no means is that...

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Thanks to Inflation, the SDOG ETF Still Has Some Bite

Owing in part to a recent decline in Treasury yields, the previously hot cyclical value trade...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

There's No Time Like the Present for Quality International Dividends

Rarely is it a bad time for investors to embrace the quality factor, but now looks like a...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

After 6 Months, Taking Stock of 'BUZZ'

Since coming to market in March, the VanEck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF (BUZZ) has generated...

Active ETF Channel

Active Bond Management Shined in the First Half of the Year

As investors well know, the first half of 2021 was tough to navigate when it came to fixed income...

ETF Education Channel

Junk Bonds Are On Fire. So Is This Invesco ETF

Surprisingly sturdy fundamentals, among other factors, have high-yield bonds on a roll this year,...

Dividend Channel

Why the Rally in Real Estate Will Continue

There’s been ample talk of strength in cyclical stocks, although the group as a whole...

Retirement Income Channel

What Do Falling Bond Yields Have to Say About the Markets?

Recently, Treasury yields have slipped, pressuring the cyclical value trade that drove domestic...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Don't Ditch the Stay-at-Home Stocks

Economic reopening has been taking place for several months now. Employees are heading back to...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Investors Must Be Selective in the Gaming Space

Video game equities and exchange traded funds like the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports...

Active ETF Channel

Active ETFs Are Dominating 2021 Fund Launches

The first half of 2021 brought a torrid pace of exchange traded funds debuts, with 200 rookie...

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Keeping Up with the Changing REIT Landscape

Commercial real estate has been dramatically altered by the coronavirus pandemic. Many of those...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Marry Equities and Futures with the New-Look WTMF ETF

As the name implies, managed futures is a futures-based asset class, and while those contracts...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Boosted by Earnings, S&P and Nasdaq Notch New Highs

On Tuesday, the S&P and Nasdaq indices hit new record highs as mega-cap stocks pushed even...

ETF Education Channel

Invesco's VRP: One Way to Juice Preferred Stock Output

With government bond yields low, many income investors are embracing alternative yield sources...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Investing in the Intersection of All Things Tech

It’s often said that disruptive technologies frequently intersect with each other. For...

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New Ransomware Attack Renews the Cybersecurity Impetus

In what’s becoming an all-too-regular occurrence this year, another cyber breach – this...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Moat ETF Is Undergoing a Growth Stock Makeover

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) got off to an impressive start this year...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Dividend Growth Is Alive and Well Heading Into Q3

Second quarter dividend growth for S&P 500 members was off the pace set in the first three...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Watch These Growth Themes in the Back Half of the Year

After scuffling through much of the first half of 2021, the ALPS Disruptive Technologies ETF (...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Keep Inflation Worries At Bay with This Agriculture ETF

Rising food prices can be used as a hedge with exchange traded funds like the Invesco DB...

Active ETF Channel

A Streaming Sensation: This ETF Goes Beyond Netflix

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is still the dominant force amongst streaming equities, but as the...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Does Midstream Energy Have a Spot at the Energy Table?

The ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A) is up 44.52% year-to-date, and as if that’s not enough, the...

Retirement Income Channel

Ideas for Workers without Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

Many workers that have access to 401(k) plans may be inclined to think that those benefits are a...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Dollar's Strength Could Stoke a Growth Resurgence

Inflation is still here, but there are some indications that the reflation trade is encountering...

Dividend Channel

This Dividend ETF Can Build on an Already Strong 2021

Some dividend exchange traded funds, including the Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF (...

ETF Education Channel

Seeking Closed-End Income? This ETF Can Do the Legwork

For many income investors, closed-end funds are an alluring asset class. These funds typically...

Active ETF Channel

Tighter Credit Spreads Bode Well for Active ETFs

Thanks to ultra-accommodative monetary policy, fiscal policy that’s stoking economic...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Good Energy Sector Buys Are Still Available

Oil prices have been turbulent of late, but that’s not altering the fact that the energy...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Seeking a Comprehensive Investing Strategy for Europe?

Supported by a cyclical value rally on par with that of the U.S., European equities are among...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Office Space REITs Aren't Dead Yet

During the worst days of the coronavirus pandemic, it appeared that working from home would...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Equal-Weight ETFs Are Still Smart Beta Winners

In the smart beta landscape, equal-weight ETFs are among the most battle-tested concepts....

Dividend Channel

Asia Is Becoming a Preeminent Dividend Destination

Many dividend investors confine their search to the United States, while a smaller number venture...

Retirement Income Channel

How Drought in the West Could Affect Muni Bonds

It probably isn’t the first asset class investors think about with regard to climate change...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Add Automation to the PRNT ETF's 3D Printing Thesis

The ARK3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) is higher by 24% year-to-date, but there could be more in the...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

The DGRW ETF and the 10-Month Quality Checkpoint

With the calendar turning to July, another month has been added to the value rally. For those...

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Seeking to Play Intellia’s Ground-Breaking Gene Therapy?

Intellia Therapeutics CEO John Leonard believes that gene-editing therapy could come to market “...

Active ETF Channel

In the Downright Dizzying World of SPACs, Consider a New ETF Take

Amid a recent flurry of initial public offerings (IPOs), special purpose acquisition companies...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Rare Earth Metals and the Quest for Renewable Power

Clean energy products like solar panels and wind turbines may be easy to spot, but investors...

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Midstream Operators' Role in U.S. Energy Independence

Master limited partnerships (MLPs), including those residing in the ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARK Is a Big Fan of This Newly Public Company

Kanzhun Ltd. (NASDAQ: BZ), also known as BOSS Zhipin, has been a public company for only three...

Retirement Income Channel

Talking to Clients about Social Security Topics

Many investors view Social Security as an automatic, almost rudimentary part of retirement, but...

ETF Education Channel

What Can Investors Do with Maturing BulletShares ETFs?

Invesco offers an extensive lineup of BulletShares exchange traded funds – the issuer’s...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

New Biotech ETF Could Be a Stellar Second Half Idea

The Invesco Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBBQ) is just a few weeks old, but even with that rookie...

Multi-Asset Channel

Capture ESG Across the Globe with This FlexShares ETF

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has been a worldwide phenomenon, a trend...

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Capture Ten Megatrends in a Single Disruptive ETF

Whether it’s cloud computing, cybersecurity, healthcare innovation, or online retail, an...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Evolving Regulatory Environment Could Bolster Biotech

The Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent green light of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Looking for a Comprehensive Dividend Strategy?

The universe of dividend exchange traded funds is sizable and still growing. From the perspective...

Active ETF Channel

Active ETFs Continue Their Outstanding Growth Trajectory

Actively managed exchange traded funds are still a small percentage of the overall ETF universe,...

ETF Education Channel

With Consumer Staples, Equal-Weight Has Several Advantages

The equal-weight methodology isn’t just for broad market indices. Invesco boasts a broad...

Retirement Income Channel

Net Bigger Returns with Net Lease ETFs

There are a slew of real estate exchange traded funds on the market today, and as that universe...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why the Real E-Commerce Opportunity Is Overseas

Due to the likes of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY), Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), and many,...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Breaking Down WisdomTree's Global Dividend Model Portfolio

Amid forecasts that dividend growth is back, more clients are asking advisors about dividend...

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Scorching Summer Putting Solar Energy in the Limelight

Helped by a rebound in growth stocks, the ALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES)jumped 3.72% last week. Yet...

Active ETF Channel

An Active ETF for a New Dividend Order

There’s been a spate of encouraging dividend news in recent weeks. Globally, payouts are...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

DAPP: Bridging the Crypto/Mainstream Asset Divide

Thanks to a spate of good and bad headlines, ordinary investors are increasingly brushing up...

ETF Education Channel

Are Low Vol Contrarians Really Pushing for Value?

As one of the primary (and most discussed) investment factors, low volatility and exchange traded...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Two Stocks Just Propelled ARKQ to a Huge Week

Helped by a bounce in growth stocks, the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (ARKQ )...

Retirement Income Channel

Why It May Be Time to Finally Talk TIPS

Inflation is here, and though it may be transitory, investors are still evaluating ways to buffer...

Active ETF Channel

Banks Passed the Fed's Stress Test. Will Financial ETFs Do the Same?

As was widely expected, major domestic banks passed the Federal Reserve’s most recent...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why Not Add Momentum to the Materials Sector?

Amid the much ballyhooed cyclical stock resurgence, the materials sector is performing admirably...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

As Japanese Dividends Rise, Research IDOG

The ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (IDOG B+) is positioned as a high dividend...

Retirement Income Channel

Municipal Bonds Still Critical in the Retirement Puzzle

In spite of this year’s challenging fixed income environment, bonds remain vital portfolio...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

As Quality Beckons, Capitalize with a Core Model Portfolio

As advisors well know, value is the factor getting most of the adulation this year. Yet quality...

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Drug Reform Unlikely to Affect Small Biotech Companies

Investing in healthcare stocks is compelling for many investors because of the defensive...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARK Buys Bitcoin and Adds More GBTC

Bitcoin was laboring around $33,300 late Wednesday, a far cry from the all-time highs near...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

As Stock Buybacks Bounce Back, Consider This ETF

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Is Vietnam the Next Emerging Markets Star?

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKX: Investing in the Satellite Broadband Market

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

ETF Education Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Inflation Conversations: Sticky vs. Flexible Inflation

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Model Portfolios Open Endowment Investing to More Investors

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

How to Turn Biotech Breakthroughs into ETF Gains

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

High Oil Prices a Huge Boon for the Russian Economy

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Digital Wallets Could Lend a Hand to the Unbanked

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

ETF Education Channel

Breaking Down Energy Stocks in Invesco's PXI ETF

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

Active ETF Channel

Active Amplify ETF Reaches Big AUM Milestone

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Steering Retirees Away from High-Risk Investments

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Hunt for Inflation-Fighting ETFs Is Boosting 'REIT'

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Data-Dependent Fed Highlights Allure of This Portfolio

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

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A Case for Dividend Growth in Low-Rate Markets

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Divergent Duo Making Its Presence Known in VanEck's MOAT

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

ETF Education Channel

Value Still Vital with Equal-Weight ETFs, RSP

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

Active ETF Channel

Why Some Advisors Are Buying the Junkiest Junk Bonds

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

Retirement Income Channel

The Role of Corporate Bonds in Fighting Inflation

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

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Midstream Energy Companies Are Changing with the Times

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Financial Advisors: Investing in ESG Just Got Easier

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Gamers Remain Devoted to the ESPO ETF Thesis

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

Active ETF Channel

Consider This Fund, a Hidden Gem in Active ETFs

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Investors Waiting for Fed to Unleash Bank Payouts

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

Retirement Income Channel

Why Are Retirees Are Gravitating to ETFs?

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

ETF Education Channel

Why Investors Are Backing the BAB ETF

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

Crypto Channel

Victory Capital Enters the Cryptocurrency Fray

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Up Over 75%, This Value ETF Is Back in the Spotlight

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Dividends Are Back. Join the Party with This Portfolio

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SDOG: High Dividends with a Promising Payout Outlook

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Health Tech and Remote Work: The BTEC ETF

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Could You 3D Print a House? It's Already Been Done

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Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust Will Be Converted to an ETF

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With Today's Brutal Bond Backdrop, Look to the RAVI ETF

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Add Some Octane to Dividend Growth with the VSDA ETF

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Can Streaming Services Take Over NFL Broadcasts?

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Should You Be Concerned with Bitcoin's Volatility?

With an asset as volatile as Bitcoin, it’s easy for investors to frequently fret about...

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Gold's Story Is About More Than Rising Interest Rates

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Leery of Rising Rates? Look to Model Portfolios.

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Looking for EM ETFs? Consider This Model Portfolio

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Fidelity Joins the Quest for a Bitcoin ETF

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Want Tesla Without the Commitment? Consider 'IYK'

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Bitcoin Is All the Rage, But DeFi Could Be Even Bigger

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Another Industry Titan Eyes Active ETF Funds

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Backed by Biden, More Infrastructure Will Help This ETF

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Retirement Investors May Want to Explore Tech Dividends

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Ride Value's Resurgence in True Style with the RPV ETF

Value stocks are back in fashion, but investors mulling access via exchange traded funds should...

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ARK Invest Reveals Another Huge Target for Tesla

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Core Equity Concerns? This Portfolio Has Your Back

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Don't Miss the Dividends: The FlexShares QDF ETF

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Tidal, Square, and ARKF: An Attractive Fintech Trio?

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The Big Banks Are Back: Breaking Down the XLF ETF

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Check Out 'XSVM', Up Nearly 200% the Past Year

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Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, was flirting with...

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Are Active ETFs Uprooting Traditional Mutual Funds?

More and more issuers of actively managed mutual funds are considering converting those assets to...

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Already Up 130%, This ETF Is Ready to Soar Post-COVID

With coronavirus vaccinations increasing and many consumers flush with cash courtesy of Uncle...

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What's the Buzz with the BUZZ ETF?

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BDCs Boast Big Yields, But Consider These Factors First

The search for yield can take income investors to a wide range of alternative asset classes....

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Pay enough attention to the silver market this year and you’re sure to hear something about...

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Up 129%, Rebalancing Can Make 'WCLD' Even Stronger

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ERSX: A Powerful Small Cap ETF for Stimulus Bets

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Infrastructure and 'NFRA' Are Being Put to the Test

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Munis to the MAAX: A Flexible Municipal Bond ETF

The recent spike in Treasury yields is presenting challenges for some traditional municipal bond...

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Up Just Over 140%, Ride the Energy Rally with 'PXI'

With energy ranking as the best-performing sector to start 2021, some investors are considering...

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Active Management and the Preferred Stock ETF Space

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Electric Auto Like Tesla Can Move 'ARKK' Even Higher

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Rising Rates Could Be Big for Regional Banking ETFs

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Recently, Tesla made waves in the financial markets by adding $1.5 billion worth of it Bitcoin to...

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Could Growth Be the Real Value Destination?

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As EM Spreads Narrow, the High-Yield HYGV ETF Gains

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IndexIQ's 'CSML': A Powerful Small Cap ETF

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Opportunity Still Lingers with Gold ETFs Like 'SGDM'

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Indicators Portend a Big Jump for Silver, 'PSLV'

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NFRA Can Help Boost the Recent U.S. Infrastructure Grade

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As of March 2, Bitcoin traded just below $49,000. The largest cryptocurrency previously topped...

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Two Mutual Funds Will Transform Into ETFs in March

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Global Battery Supplies and the Notorious 'ARKK'

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This Inflation-Fighting Industry ETF Might Surprise You

In recent weeks, concerns have escalated that real inflation is rising. Typically, investors do...

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As Bonds Falter, 'QYLD' Delivering Impressive Income

Fixed income investors understand how difficult it is trying to squeeze out as much income as...

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With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies captivating investors, talk is again increasing about the...

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Concentrated Gains: Breaking Down the Famed ARKK ETF

There are hundreds of broad market funds available to investors, many of which own scant...

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With interest rates low, managers of active fixed income funds are looking for ways to boost...

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This ETF Does Not Change Its Spots

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One of the primary reasons investors embrace master limited partnerships (MLPs) and ETFs like the...

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The Petrobras Takeaway? Avoid State-Owned Enterprises

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Inflation Is Imminent. These TIPS ETFs Aren't Worried

Yields on Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPs) recently turned positive, confirming...

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Get Familiar with This ETF Before Gold Rebounds

Gold is enduring some weakness at present, but many market observers believe this will be a...

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The Latest in Fintech Funds? Unifying Supply and Demand

Digital wallets are taking the fintech world by storm. Among exchange traded funds, the ARK...

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Small Stocks with Big Payouts: First Trust's SDVY ETF

Income investors usually focus on large cap equities in the hunt for reliable dividends, but...

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Are Emerging Markets Bonds the Answer to Low Rates?

So many retirement investors are conditioned to believe that fixed income allocations only mean...

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Are You Overthinking Your Portfolio Allocations?

The current market isn’t exceptionally volatile. ‘Jittery’ may be a better...

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Cannabis Funds + Active Management = Potent Returns

The AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF (MSOS) is proving cannabis exchange traded funds and...

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The Stars Are Aligning for Silver Assets Like 'PSLV'

Factors are in place for what could be a substantial silver rally that would benefits assets like...

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Disruptive Growth Is King. So Is This Model Portfolio

Recent market action suggests a rotation into cyclical value stocks is occurring, but that...

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Potent Themes under One Umbrella with This ERShares ETF

Many exchange traded funds check one box. Some check several. One that checks many relevant...

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Buffett and Tepper Have Entered the Energy Sector

In one of the more impressive redemption stories in recent memory, the energy sector is the...

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Join Japan's Equity Resurgence with 'QLVD'

Japanese stocks are among the best-performing developed markets fare, a theme dating back to last...

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Think 3D Printing Is Old Tech? 'PRNT' Begs to Differ

Dating back to early 2020, the ARK3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) is on a torrid pace, one that’s...

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The Best of the Best: A Fund for Dividend NOBLity

Dividend stocks are coming back to into focus – thank low interest rates for that – but investors...

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Snag Bond-Like Exposure in Utilities ETFs Like PUI

The utilities sector was a 2020 laggard, but the group looks attractive today with exchange...

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In the Growing ETF Industry, Crisis Becomes Opportunity

In bygone investing eras, exchange traded funds were often blamed, usually erroneously, for...

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Bitcoin Just Hit $1 Trillion in Market Capitalization

Bitcoin recently accomplished something only a handful of US companies ever have. It crossed into...

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Custom Baskets Could Transform Semi-Transparent ETFs

Actively managed exchange traded funds that combine ETF and mutual fund traits may be getting a...

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With Uncertainty Growing, Go for Small Cap Quality

Small cap stocks started rallying late last year and are still doing so today. That doesn’t...

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Embrace the Innovative Spirit of Fintech with 'ENTR'

Fintech is one of the premier disruptive technologies. For investors chasing access to the...

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An Oil Rally Is Just What the Doctor Ordered for MLPs

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) and their related exchange traded funds, including the ALPS...

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Gold's Descent Spells Opportunity for Miner ETFs, SGDJ

Recent sluggishness in gold prices is clear, but there’s an upside to the precious...

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Is Infrastructure Coming? NFRA Looking Like a Good Play

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A Robotics Revolution? Unpacking the ARKQ ETF

Robotics is one of the more rapidly evolving various disruptive technology themes. Investors can...

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ETF PEYdays Are Back with This Invesco Fund

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How to Snag Sturdy Dividends Internationally

International dividend-paying equities are important considerations for many income investors....

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The Case for Convertible Bonds and the PQDI ETF

Convertible bonds remain one of the hotter corners of the fixed income market. Investors can grab...

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With Cyclicals Roaring Back, Consider Industrial ETFs

A shifting political environment and easy monetary policy are among the factors rewarding for...

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Bitcoin Keeps Gathering Institutional Support

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market value, continues notching record highs on what...

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Add Putnam to List of Mutual Fund Issuers Eyeing ETF Entry

Putnam could be the next mutual fund giant to enter the exchange traded funds arena.

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Fed Minutes Stress the Benefits of This Model Portfolio

Perusing meeting minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) isn’t always easy or...

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Why a Commodities Supercycle Could Be Huge for 'SPPP'

Some commodities market observers are discussing the potential arrival of another supercycle, and...

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Hot Hong Kong Stocks Are Kickstarting ETFs Like 'ENTR'

Hong Kong-listed equities are on fire this year, aiding ETFs which investors might not readily...

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Clean energy and fintech are two of the premier disruptive technologies, yet in many cases,...

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SKOR Big with This Indexed Corporate Bond Fund

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The drones are coming. For investors already engaged with or considering positions in the ARK...

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Not surprisingly, the coronavirus pandemic is stoking increases in global healthcare spending....

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Last weekend, Bitcoin flirted with $50,000 for the first time, before giving back some of those...

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There are often scenarios when investors bid up assets with little regard for fundamentals. The...

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