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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.

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Tactical Allocation Channel

An Overlooked But Venerable Quality ETF Starts Strong

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

Focusing on Domestic Infrastructure Investing

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Kenya Boards the Green Bond Train

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

Core ETF Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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,...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Boon Bitcoin With CME Options May Be Coming

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Scientific Path to Lowering Beta

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Get Honed in on Hard Assets With This ETF

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

Core ETF Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Future Is Bright for This Autonomous Tech ETF

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

News

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...

News

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

Tilt Here For Emerging Markets Exposure in 2020

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

How to Profit From Financial Services Tension

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

News

This Corporate Bond ETF May be a Winner This Year

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Transportation Department Plans May Benefit This Infrastructure ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Crucial Catalyst For This Bank ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A POTX Perk up May be in the Works

Marijuana ETFs, including the Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX), are scuffling again to start 2020,...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

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....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Illumina Stock May Illuminate This Healthcare ETF

Biotech firm Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) scrapped a merger with Pacific Biosciences, but there’s still...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Where To Invest In Sizzling Small Caps

Investors considering small-cap equities often favor domestic fare, but tactical, risk-tolerant...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

Getting More Action With Consumer Staples Sector

The consumer staples sector is usually seen as boring, low volatility, yield-driven destination....

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

Investors Hoping For 2020 Changes For Cannabis ETFs

This year has been trying for cannabis investors. Whether they’ve opted for individual stocks or...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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,...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

Consider This Consumer Cyclical ETF for 2020

The iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF (IYC A-) is up more than 27% year-to-date, highlighting...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Keep Track Of This Amazing Autonomous Tech ETF

The autonomous technology and robotics themes fit the bill as disruptive technologies and both...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Best Breed Internet ETF For 2020

Internet equities always draw plenty of interest from investors, but this year, the Dow Jones...

Multi-Asset Channel

An Adaptive Approach to International Income

With many market observers forecasting 2020 upside for ex-US developed market equities, investors...

Thematic Investing Channel

China Sector ETFs Would Benefit From Trade Deal

Various sector ETFs are seen as beneficiaries of cooling trade tensions between the U.S. and...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Guyana Joins Ranks of Oil Producing Nations

Guyana sits alongside South America’s North Atlantic coast and this small country, which is just...

Core ETF Channel

Lower Cost International ETF Earns an Upgrade

Ex-US developed market equities lagged their American rivals in 2019, but the performances for...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Making A Pentagon Push For The Rare Earths ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

An Interesting Israel Idea For Global & Tech Exposure

When it comes to combing the technology sector and international investing, many investors’ first...

Thematic Investing Channel

POTX Positioned For a Rebound With Nice Surprise

Like other cannabis assets, the Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) has taken its lumps in its...

Core ETF Channel

Reducing International Equity Volatility

Although stocks are soaring this year, the low volatility factor has been all the rage for many...

Multi-Asset Channel

This New Equity ETF Seems Like a Winner

This year, approximately 240 new exchange traded products, including ETFs and exchanged traded...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Thematic Healthcare ETF With Defensive Trends

Many thematic ETFs are alpha-seeking instruments, but that doesn’t mean they’re all bereft of...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Expect Plenty From Biotech ETFs in 2020

Biotechnology ETFs, including the VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF (BBH B-), were laggards for much of...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

These 2 Thematic ETFs Could Intersect in 2020

Among the many themes investors have heard plenty about in 2019 are 5G connectivity and video...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Terrific Energy ETF Income Idea

The combination of low interest rates and chatter about the lagging energy sector being a rebound...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla’s Horsepower Boost May Accelerate This ETF’s Upside

Among industry ETFs, passive or otherwise, the actively managed ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Get Giddy For Genomics With This Biotech ETF

With healthcare and, more specifically, biotechnology stocks and ETFs on the mend, investors may...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Marvelous Multi-Factor Concept For International Equity Exposure

International equities performed admirably in 2019 but still trailed their U.S. rivals. With...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Aggressive Conservative Bond Approach May Pay Off in 2020

Municipal bonds are usually viewed as conservative investments with lower yields on higher credit...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Retail ETF May Win Again in 2020

November retail sales were softer than anticipated due to the late arrival of Thanksgiving, but...

Multi-Asset Channel

An MBS ETF Ideal For Increasing Income

Mortgage-backed securities (MBS) are a relatively avenue for investors looking for additional...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fertilizer Stocks May Lift Agribusiness ETF

The VanEck Vectors/Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is up nearly 19% this year and the ETF can extend...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Playing The Preferreds For Better Income

A raft of high-yield asset classes are benefiting from lower interest rates this year, preferred...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

How To Go With Growth in 2020

The growth factor has extended its dominance over value strategies this year. Some market...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Believe it or Not, Some Big Chip Stocks Are Underowned

Semiconductor stocks and ETFs are soaring this year. For example, the popular VanEck Vectors...

Thematic Investing Channel

Electric Vehicle ETF May Floor it Higher in 2020

Buoyed by robust expectations for the electric vehicle market, The Global X Autonomous &...

Multi-Asset Channel

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-)...

Core ETF Channel

Get Tech Protection With This Inverse ETF

The technology sector is one of the best-performing groups this year, but that doesn’t mean...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

A Durable Multi-Factor Plan To Consider

Mutli-factor ETFs, many of which are just a few years old, have been receiving considerable...

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure ETFs May be Interesting in 2020

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) is higher by more than 20%...

Thematic Investing Channel

Investors Moving Back Into Resurgent Biotech ETFs

After stumbling through much of 2019, biotechnology ETFs are finding their grooves in the fourth...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Great Time to Consider This Emerging Markets ETF

Investors looking for upside in emerging markets equities in 2020 while reducing their risk...

Core ETF Channel

Being Paid to Embrace Old School Tech Stocks

Many investors are often captivated by the more glamorous side of the technology sector and...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Many Traders Remain Bearish on Energy ETFs

Among sector ETFs, the Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE A), the largest equity-based energy ETF,...

Thematic Investing Channel

New Cloud ETF Delivers Cybersecurity Leverage

Now home to more than $462 million in assets under management, the Global X Cloud Computing ETF (...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Consider This Emerging Markets ETF For 2020

Stocks in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, are lagging the broader emerging markets...

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

Years Remain Before Ideal Lithium ETF Conditions

A significant part of the thesis surrounding lithium investments, including the Global X Lithium...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Core ETF Channel

A Retail ETF With Use Beyond Holiday Shopping

Shoppers recently indulged in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the most important days on...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Another Big Year May be Looming For Renewable Energy ETFs

Some of this year’s best-performing industry ETFs provide exposure to alternative and renewable...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Can Slowing Business Investment Hold Back U.S. Equities?

U.S. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a 2.1% annual pace in the third quarter, which came out...

Multi-Asset Channel

Mounting Momentum For This ESG ETF

Momentum is building for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing strategies,...

Core ETF Channel

Considering The Popular USMV ETF

Among investment factors, low volatility has been a star and among the ETFs providing exposure to...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Opportunity Abounds With This China ETF

It may seem like an odd time to be considering Chinese stocks and the related ETFs, particularly...

Multi-Asset Channel

There’s Still A Bit Of Value in Growth ETFs

The SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG A-) is up more than 24% this year and while...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Video Game ETF Heads For Closure

This year has brought significant proliferation in the universe of ETFs dedicated to e-sports and...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Steel ETF Lifted After Reinstated Tariffs Against Brazil and Argentina

The VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (SLX B+) was trading higher early Monday after President Trump took...

Thematic Investing Channel

Watch This Wonderful Micro-Cap ETF

Micro-caps, the group of stocks with lower market values than small-caps, can be a tricky...

Multi-Asset Channel

Getting Rewarded With Emerging Markets Junk

Emerging markets equities get plenty of attention for being undervalued relative to their U.S....

Thematic Investing Channel

Greece ETF, Up 42% YTD, May Keep it Going in 2020

Some single-country ETFs tracking ex-US economies have notched impressive returns this year, but...

Core ETF Channel

Healthcare ETFs Are Perking up, But 2020 May be Tricky

The SPDR Health Care ETF (XLV A), the largest healthcare ETF by assets, and rival healthcare have...

Tactical Allocation Channel

This Non-US Developed Market May Win Big in 2020

Once again, the U.S. is getting all the love among major developed equity markets this year and...

Multi-Asset Channel

An Intriguing International Dividend ETF

Ex-US developed equity markets are lagging the S&P 500 and other major domestic benchmarks...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Note The Exposure For This Intriguing Multi-Factor ETF

Traditionally, multi-factor ETFs offer investors exposure to three or four investment factors....

Thematic Investing Channel

The Continuing Conundrum For The Coal ETF

As alternative energy sources have become less expensive and adoption is increasing, coal is...

Thematic Investing Channel

Agribusiness ETF May Get a Corn-Cobbed Boost

The VanEck Vectors/Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is higher by more than 17% this year and could add to...

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure Theme Will Soon be in Political Spotlight

With a presidential election year right around the corner, the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Reasons to Roll With The Russia ETF

The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX B+), the largest Russia ETF trading in the U.S., has been a...

Multi-Asset Channel

Be Careful With This Junk Bond ETF

At first glance, the First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF (HYLS C+), an actively managed ETF that...

Thematic Investing Channel

Biotech ETF Rally Not Luring Investors Yet

Biotechnology ETFs, including the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB B+), have been rebounding...

Tactical Allocation Channel

These Stocks Bring Higher Power To The Refiners ETF

The VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF (CRAK ) is up almost 10% this year, a solid performance...

Multi-Asset Channel

Consider This ETF For Quality Stocks

The quality factor has spent plenty of time in the spotlight this year and rightfully so. That...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Lower Interest Rates Charge This Preferred Stock ETF

Preferred stocks are among the asset classes getting a lift from declining bond yields this year...

Core ETF Channel

Online Retail ETF Ramping Up And Ready to Rally

With the holiday shopping season ramping up and Black Friday today and Cyber Monday just a few...

Thematic Investing Channel

Schwab Moves to Buy Out Rival TD Ameritrade

The brokerage industry was abuzz last Thursday morning on news that Charles Schwab (SCHW) is...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Dividends Support Case For High-Flying Russia ETF

The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX B+), the largest Russia ETF trading in the U.S., is higher by...

Thematic Investing Channel

Get Ready For An Epic Cyber Monday With This ETF

Fresh off another record-breaking Singles Day in China, U.S. shoppers and investors will attempt...

Thematic Investing Channel

A New eSports ETF With Terrific Long-Term Potential

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) debuted last month and despite that rookie...

Multi-Asset Channel

Regional Political Risk Threatens This EM Bond ETF

With sovereign bond yields low in the U.S. and throughout much of the developed world, the ...

Tactical Allocation Channel

This Oil Service ETF May Bounce Back

With oil prices flailing, some equity-based ETFs with often intimate correlations to crude are...

News

A Dividend ETF With Protection

Broadly speaking, dividend stocks can provide protection in the form of reduced volatility, but...

Thematic Investing Channel

Data Continues Boosting Case For Online Shopping ETFs

The Global X E-commerce ETF (EBIZ) could be poised to have another positive moment as data...

Core ETF Channel

Finding Steadiness in Emerging Markets Payouts

Data confirms that global dividend growth remains impressive, but it could be poised to slow a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

IPO ETF Faces A Few Technical Tests

Considering some of the controversies in the initial public offering (IPO) market this year,...

Multi-Asset Channel

Strong Dollar Brings Tailwind For This ETF

Currency hedged ETFs haven’t been getting much attention this year and that’s to the detriment of...

Multi-Asset Channel

Adding ESG Sustainability to Bond Portfolios

As more equity-based environmental, social and governance ETFs have come to market, advisors, and...

Core ETF Channel

Minor Sector Changes For a Big Low Vol ETF

The Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV A) is in the midst of an impressive...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Healthcare ETF’s Redemption Story Is Ongoing

Beset by political problems for much of this year, the iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Reliable Dividend ETF Investors Can Depend On

Dividend stocks and ETFs should be dependable, but some funds in this group make it a point to...

Core ETF Channel

How to Get International Equity Exposure For Cheap

Investors searching for diversified, cost-effective international equity exposure have plenty of...

Multi-Asset Channel

This New Bond ETF is Seriously Worth Considering

The WisdomTree Mortgage Plus Bond Fund (MTGP) debuted last week as a new, active approach to...

News

Jim Ross, ETF Industry Legend, Announces Retirement

Jim Ross, one of the pioneers of the exchange-traded fund industry and the man behind the first...

Thematic Investing Channel

For The Daring, This Coal ETF Is Calling

The coal industry has fallen on hard times and plenty of market observers are content to write...

Multi-Asset Channel

Quality Impresses, But It Ain't Cheap

As investors have prioritized profitable, financially sound companies in the 2019, the quality...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Recent Dip May be a Buying Opportunity For Brazil ETF

The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ B+), the largest Brazil-related ETF listed in the U.S.,...

Core ETF Channel

This Hot Semiconductor ETF Will Continue Soaring

The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-) has jumped 52.59% year-to-date and with marquee...

Thematic Investing Channel

A New Computing ETF Off To A Terrific Start

Hundreds of new ETFs have come to market this year with the Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU)...

Multi-Asset Channel

Muni Bonds Still Make Sense For Conservative Investors

Municipal bonds are often viewed as low-risk investments and some market observers believe risk...

Core ETF Channel

Value and Dividends In This Foreign Equity ETF

Investors looking for value stocks don’t have to confine their searches to U.S. equities. Plenty...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Sector Growth And Value Investors May Just Like

Growth and value stocks are usually two distinct groups, but there occasions when some sectors...

Core ETF Channel

An Emerging Markets Rally May be Brewing

The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM A-) is up 11% year-to-date, or less than half the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Pot Stocks, ETFs May be Ready to Perk Up

Marijuana stocks and ETFs have endured some rough sledding this year. New cannabis ETFs, such as...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Burgeoning Green Bond Market Keeps Growing

The green bond market continues emerging as valid access for environmentally conscious fixed...

Core ETF Channel

Get Paid to be In With The Sweet Spot

Mid caps are often referred to as the market’s sweet spot. Not too big as to imply sluggish...

Multi-Asset Channel

Making Infrastructure Investments Intriguing Again

As an asset class, infrastructure investments aren’t necessarily considered flashy or glamorous,...

Thematic Investing Channel

Relief May Come For Subdued Cannabis ETFs

The Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) and rival marijuana ETFs traded lower again Monday, but relief...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Rookie ETF That May Be A Winner

Global X recently expand its robust lineup of thematic ETFs in significant fashion with the...

Multi-Asset Channel

As Corporate Debt Issuance Soars, Focus on Quality

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Tesla Rally is Great News For This ETF

Shares of Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. (TSLA) rallied anew on Monday, extending the stock’s gain over...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Rare Earth ETF Hold as China Boosts Quotas

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Adding Yield to Muni Bond Investments

There are multiple reasons to consider municipal bonds, including tax benefits, decent yields and...

Multi-Asset Channel

Taking A Look at Leveraged Loans With The BKLN ETF

Lower interest rates and piddly Treasury yields are among the reasons why some fixed income...

Core ETF Channel

With Falling Rates, Go Long With This Bond ETF

Declining interest rates are boosting a slew of long-dated fixed income segments and ETFs,...

Thematic Investing Channel

Energy ETFs Quietly Mount Return

The Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE A), the largest equity-based energy ETF, has recently been...

Multi-Asset Channel

Rising Yields May Spell Opportunity For This REIT ETF

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the related ETFs have been stout performers this year...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Utilities ETFs Look Steady, But They Ain't Cheap

Thanks to a combination of low-interest rates and investors’ preference for higher-yielding...

Core ETF Channel

Be Paid to Revisit Small Caps With This ProShares ETF

With November arriving so does the best six-month period in which to own stocks, a time frame...

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Getting Paid to be Defensive And Travel Out Of Country

Ex-US developed markets equities are finally showing signs of perking up, but some investors may...

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Homebuilders ETF Holds Onto Solid Foundation

Up 40.56% year-to-date, the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB A+) is among 2019’s...

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Wind Energy Market is Rising and Propelling This ETF

Costs are declining and adoption is increasing. Those are two of the primary factors lifting...

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Be Cautious With This Small-Cap Miners ETF

Gold prices remained steady last Friday following a strong October jobs report and that should...

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Don’t Miss Out On This Rallying Portugal ETF

The Global X FTSE Portugal 20 ETF (PGAL C) hadn’t done much of anything this year until...

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Microsoft And Apple Power This Big Tech ETF

The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK A), the largest technology ETF by assets, is higher...

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A Dim Outlook For The Copper ETN

The iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJC A) jumped nearly 5% in...

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Earnings Bell Tolls For Major Energy ETF

The Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE A), the largest equity-based energy ETF, posted a modest...

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Greece ETF Remains Beacon of Light For Europe ETFs

The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK C) is up nearly 43% easily making it one of this year’s...

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Looking To China For Much Desired Yield

Investors looking for higher yields than what they’re finding on Treasuries and other developed...

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An ETF Solution For Low Yield Bond Blues

As has been widely documented, bond yields throughout much of the developed world are low and in...

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Dividend Stocks Are Cheaper Than Investors May Think

Investors often believe that dividend stocks trade at premiums to broader equity benchmarks due...

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This Unique Sector ETF May be a 4th Quarter Winner

When it comes to examining sector ETFs that could be primed for some fourth-quarter upside,...

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Global X Enters Gamer ETF Space With New HERO Fund

Another competitor on the video game ETFs front here is following last Tuesday’s debut of the ...

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Seeking Fixed Income in a Low Yield World

Investors often believe they can’t have their cake and eat it too when it comes to fixed income...

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This High-Yield Bond ETF Keeps Shining On

Low yields across the fixed income landscape are prompting investors to revisit high-yield...

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What Apple’s Bullishness Means For The Dow ETF

The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA A-), the tracking ETF for the Dow Jones Industrial...

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Think On This Global Energy ETF For Dividends

The energy sector has had its share of struggles this year, but there are some points in favor...

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This Electric Vehicle ETF Will Rev Up Some More

The Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF (DRIV) is higher by nearly 6% over the past...

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This Emerging Markets Bond ETF’s Rally Will Continue

The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB A-) is higher by almost 9% this year...

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For Infrastructure Investors, This Toll Is Worth It

As investors search for more yield and with governments planning increased spending on...

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Perhaps Some Hope For This Marijuana ETF

The Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) is the newest member of the marijuana ETFs universe having...

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Play Defense, But Keep High-Yield Perks With This Bond ETF

Recent data indicate that investors have been flocking to high-yield corporate bond funds in...

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Rising Russia ETF Sees Unusual Options Activity

Somewhat quietly, the VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX B+), the largest Russia ETF trading in the...

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An Ambitious Bitcoin Forecast Coming

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market value, could make move higher into year-end if it...

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How to be Picky in Emerging Markets

The case for emerging markets equities isn’t dead, but the case for being highly selective in...

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It’s Been Another Huge Year For Green Bonds

While still a small slice of the massive fixed income market, green bonds are growing and that...

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The Right ETF For Lively Live-Stream Gaming Market

As has been widely noted, one of the primary catalysts driving the video game industry’s growth...

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Value ETFs: Less Dead Than Previously Believed

Once again, there has been plenty of discussion regarding the fate of value stocks and the...

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Big Deal For REIT Space is Big News For This REIT ETF

News out Monday that real estate investment trust (REIT) Prologis (NYSE: PLD) will acquire rival...

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Compelling Catalysts For This Clean Energy ETF

The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) is higher by almost 37% this year, underscoring the point that...

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Warren’s Woes Raise This Healthcare ETF

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is still one of the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic...

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A New Idea For Considering Ex-US Developed Market Equities

Data suggest investors have not been fond of international equity ETFs this year. On aggregate,...

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Software May Be Super For eSports ETF

The VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF (ESPO) is becoming the stuff of legend among video game...

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Don’t Forget This Smart Dividend ETF

These are go-go days for investors looking for above-average equity income with the benefits of...

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It May be to Time to Bank on Biotech ETFs

The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB B+), the largest biotech-related ETF by assets, closed...

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Sizing Up This Crucial Semiconductor ETF

For all the trade-related headwinds semiconductor stocks and ETFs have had to deal with this...

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Don’t Forget About This Global ESG ETF

As the environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETFs landscape flourishes, investors have more...

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What’s Pushing The Returns of This eSports ETF?

The VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF (ESPO) is up more than 27% year-to-date and has proven...

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A Cost-Effective Corporate Bond ETF For Added Yield

With investors scrambling to find added yield on fixed-income investments, investment-grade...

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A Lukewarm View on Japanese Stocks, ETFs

The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ A), one of the largest Japan ETFs listed in the U.S., is up...

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A Steady High-Yield Bond ETF For Credit Environment

Amid a steepening yield curve and expectations that two interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve...

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Now Talkin' Tech ETFs Because The Getting is Good

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China have, at times, hampered the technology sector, but the...

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VanEck eSports ETF Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Style

The VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF (ESPO) is officially a year old and by most accounts, the...

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Get Ready For Energy Earnings With This Upstream ETF

With big oil earnings reports slated to roll in later this month, some investors may be looking...

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Homebuilders ETF Can Target More Highs

The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB A-) is up a jaw-dropping 44.47% year-to-date, but...

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More Strong Runs For The NOBL Dividend ETF

Up nearly 18% year-to-date, the ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) is been steady...

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A Rising Star Within The ESG ETFs

The Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF (USSG) debuted in early March and already has $1.47...

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Regulatory Revamp May Lift Infrastructure ETFs

When it comes to infrastructure ETFs, such as the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure...

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A Case Remains For Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

Interest rates are low throughout the developed world, adding to the allure of higher-yielding...

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A Major Earnings Week For Bank ETFs

It’s earnings season again and that means an avalanche of updates are coming from the financial...

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More Rays of Light For This Hot Greece ETF

The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK C), the only ETF dedicated to Greek stocks, is up more than...

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A Cost-Effective, Principle Approach to International Equities

With stocks in ex-US developed markets trailing their U.S. counterparts this year, investors...

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A Newly Refined Strategy For Energy ETFs

The energy sector is struggling this year. In fact, it’s the worst-performing group in the...

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A REIT ETF With A Very Tempting Yield

Income investors searching for higher yields and assets beyond bonds often turn to real estate...

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This Robotics ETF Shrugs Away Cyclical Slump

Though it’s off its highs of the year, the Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence...

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A Winning Idea Among Quality ETFs

The quality factor and related ETFs have been receiving increased attention this year. One fund...

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Don’t Expect Much From This Healthcare ETF

Down about 3% this year, the iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF B+) is a laggard among...

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Platinum ETFs Will Be Powerful Again

The Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT A) and the GraniteShares Platinum Trust (PLTM C)...

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This Financial ETF May be Fun in October

The Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF A), the largest financial services ETF, has traded slightly...

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Believe It: Volatility Declines for Some China ETFs

Chinese stocks and the related ETFs usually aren’t the asset class investors think of when they...

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Here’s What's Hurting Regional Bank ETFs

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

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Magnificence in Emerging Markets Income

Dividends can help smooth out of some of the turbulence associated with emerging markets...

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Time May be Right For This Junk Bond ETF

Something interesting is happening in the high-yield corporate bond market and that scenario...

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Deciphering Merits of a Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization, has its share of critics and...

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Playing it Fairly Safe With Small Caps

Small-cap stocks and ETFs are coming off impressive performances in September, but with October’s...

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Preparing For a Biotech Bounce With XBI

The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI B-) and rival biotechnology ETFs are coming off the third...

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Quality Is Vital For Corporate Bond Market

At the start of this year, fears ran high that corporate bonds in the BBB-rated spectrum, meaning...

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This Small-Cap ETF May be Ready to Rally

If small-cap stocks and ETFs renew their bullishness in earnest, there’s a reasonable chance the...

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For Risk-Taking Investors, Check Out Oil Dividends

The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP B+) is one of the more...

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Note This Active Idea For Ex-US Developed Markets

Investors looking for value in developed markets outside the U.S., and there is some to be had,...

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If Stocks Drop, Hedge Your Bets With This ETF

October has an interesting reputation in the equity markets. While the tenth month of the year is...

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Check Out This Steady Fixed Income ETF

In a low-yield world, it can be difficult for investors to find decent yields and relatively low...

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Inspire Investing Launches Faith-Based ESG ETF

Inspire Investing, the ETFs issuer behind a series of biblically inspired funds, added to its...

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Saudi Arabia ETF Deals With Credit Downgrade

Once one of this year’s best-performing single-country ETFs, the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia Capped...

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A Cloudy Future For Big Oil And Energy Sector

The Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE A), the largest equity-based energy ETF, is coming off a...

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Investigate The VanEck Israel Equities ETF

The VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (ISRA B-), one of the original ETFs to offer exposure to Israeli...

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Biotech ETFs Had A Rough 3rd Quarter

Amid intensifying scrutiny of drug pricing and other political pressures, biotechnology ETFs and...

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This Cheaper Alternative to GLD Tops $1 Billion

The SPDR Gold MiniShares (GLDM), which debuted in June 2018 as a cost-effective alternative to...

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Assessing Argentina Angles Amid Political Volatility

In a single day earlier this month, stocks in Argentina, South America’s second-largest economy,...

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Up Front With Barry Ritholtz on WealthStack Conference

Earlier this month, I wrote about WealthStack, a new financial advisor conference that’s...

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A Multi-Asset ETF For a Low-Yield World

With Treasury yields tumbling in the U.S. and interest rates poised to decline in an array of...

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Advisors: WealthStack is Shaking Up Conference Format

This article by ETF Database Co-CEO Tom Lydon originally appeared on ETF Trends. Read the...

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QLC Is a Hidden Gem Among Quality ETFs

The quality factor is getting plenty of attention this year, shedding new light on some of the...

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Why Bad News Is Good News for EMTY ETF

Tariff pressure is expected to take a toll on some retailers, and with a slew of companies from...

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When the Market Calms, Consider a Reverse-Weighted Solution

The Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large-Cap ETF (RVRS) gives investors a unique avenue for accessing...

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Small Cap Dividend ETF Adds Some New Holdings

The ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV) has some new additions to its lineup as...

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Take the Long View of the Longevity ETF ‘LNGR’

The Global X Longevity Thematic ETF (LNGR ) is up nearly 11% year-to-date, or more than double...

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Looking for Trade War Protection? Look to Corporate Bond ETFs

Equities are clearly vulnerable to the US/China trade war, but there are ways for investors to...

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Future Looks Bright For Decline of Retail Store ETF

Underscoring the challenges faced by many traditional retailers, the most recent Barron’s cover...

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Utilities ETFs Still Merit Consideration

The Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU A), the largest utilities sector exchange traded fund, is...

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Rate Environment Changes, but Bond ETF ‘BNDC’ Remains Useful

Last year, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates four times, but that hawkish policy is out...

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Why This FlexShares ETF Is an Infrastructure Winner

As bond yields get drubbed and more central banks outside the U.S. lower interest rates,...

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An ETF for Conservative Bond Investors with a Decent Yield

Following the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate cut, it’s reasonable to expect that...

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Don’t Ignore This Fixed Income Strategy Even as Interest Rates Decline

Last week, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by 25 basis points and left the door ajar...

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This is One of 2019’s Most Successful New ETFs

New exchange traded funds face plenty of headwinds on the road to success. That is even more true...

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PAWZ Potential Boosted by These Companies, Among Others

With markets again being roiled by international trade tensions, assessing strategies that could...

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Turning Defense into Offense with High-Yield Bond ETF

The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates last week and the door is open for another rate cut...

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South Korea ETF Could be Ready to Bounce Back

South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, is grappling with trade tensions of its own, namely...

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The Right Time for a Powerful Preferred ETF

As investors anticipate the Federal Reserve lowering interest rates, perhaps by as much as 50...

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Municipal Bond ETFs Still Have Receptive Audiences

The iShares National Muni Bond ETF (MUB A+) is up nearly 6% year-to-date and some market...

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Best ETFs to Gain Exposure to Energy Sector Recovery

Equity-based energy sector ETFs have recently struggled, but funds with more focused objectives...

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Fed Rate Cut Could Propel Dividend ETFs

The Federal Reserve will make a decision on whether to raise interest rates today and markets are...

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Demographic Trends Favor a Nifty Healthcare ETF

Data confirm populations in some of the world’s largest economies are getting older, a theme that...

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VanEck Bond ETF ‘EMLC’ Could Benefit From Fed Rate Cut

The Federal Reserve meets next week and markets are pricing in 100% probability that the U.S....

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Value ETFs Just Keep Getting Cheaper

Value stocks and ETFs showed some signs of life against their growth rivals last month, but...

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Inside the New Amplify Cannabis ETF

The universe of US-listed cannabis exchange traded funds is now up to four with Tuesday’s debut...

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Why This Esports ETF Can Continue Climbing

The VanEck Video Gaming and Esports ETF (ESPO) launched last October, is proving to be a winner...

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A Steady Emerging Market Investors Aren’t Impressed With

Taiwanese stock are often among the least volatile in the emerging markets space and the iShares...

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Embracing Mid-Cap Investing With ETFs

An increasing number of data points and research confirm that investors should not gloss over ...

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Why GREK Is One of the Best-Performing Country ETFs of 2019

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

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Gold Miners ETFs Can Keep The Party Going

With gold ranking as one of this year’s best-performing commodities, gold miners exchange traded...

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Prime Day Proved Potent for Online Retail ETFs

Amazon’s (AMZN) recent Prime Day broke records, underscoring the potency of online retail...

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A High Flier Among Online Retail ETFs

The Global X E-commerce ETF (EBIZ) is proving to be one of the stars among online retail ETFs...

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Traders Think There’s More Downside Coming for This Oil ETF

The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP B+) tumbled about 8% just...

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What’s Next for This China A-Shares ETF?

The Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR C+), one of the premier US-listed exchange...

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An Interesting Option for High Dividend Hunters

With government bond yields still low and the Federal Reserve poised to cut interest rates this...

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Follow This Global X Fintech ETF Up 38% YTD

Among thematic exchange traded funds, the Global X FinTech ETF (FINX) is proving to be a star...

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Healthcare ETFs Plot Comebacks

The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV A), the largest exchange traded fund (ETF) dedicated...

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Get Prepared for Aerospace and Defense Earnings

This week, investors are primarily focusing on second-quarter earnings reports from the financial...

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Putting an Electric Vehicle ETF into Gear

The Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF (DRIV) is up nearly 15% and some fundamental...

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A Smart Idea for Smart Beta Emerging Markets Exposure

While the universe of smart beta exchange traded funds continues growing, emerging markets stocks...

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Chinese Data Weighs on Oil ETFs

There were some encouraging economic data points and some disappointments out of China Monday,...

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Get Staples Exposure Without a Big Commitment

Investors that want the benefit of steadily rising dividends while gaining some defensive...

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VanEck Refreshes Alternative Energy ETF, Changes Ticker to “SMOG”

The VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF is now the VanEck Vectors Low Carbon Energy ETF...

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Government Efforts Could Further Boost Greece ETF

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

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Big Amazon Exposure Supports VanEck Retail ETF ‘RTH’

The VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (RTH B+) is up more than 20% year-to-date and that bullishness is...

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An Alternative to the Usual Consumer Cyclical ETFs

Domestic consumer discretionary exchange traded funds are soaring this year thanks to stocks like...

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An Adventurous Play on Russia: RUSL

Among emerging markets, it feels like Russia is not getting much attention this year, but the...

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Are You Under-Allocated to Mid-Caps?

Investors often overlook mid-cap stocks, but exchange traded funds can help fill that void on a...

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Bigger Yields Could be Coming to Bank ETFs

Results from the Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) will pave the...

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REGL: A Top Idea Among Mid-Cap ETFs

Investors should not overlook the potential potency of mid-cap stocks and the related exchange...

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Mounting Store Closures Could Be Good for EMTY & CLIX

Retailers are expected to shutter more brick-and-mortar locations this year, extending a theme...

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Regional Bank ETFs Could Join the Dividend Party

Recently released results of the Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, or...

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Some Positive Signs for Silver ETFs

The iShares Silver Trust (SLV C+) and the Aberdeen Standard Physical Silver Shares ETF (SIVR B),...

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A Tempting Yield Play With A Hedge

With the Federal Reserve signaling interest rate cuts are a legitimate possibility this year,...

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Big Blue Could Join NOBL Dividend ETF Next Year

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) could get a new addition next year and it...

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Central Banks Backstop Gold ETFs

Gold ETFs, including the SPDR Gold MiniShares (GLDM) and SPDR Gold Shares (GLD A-), have been...

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Fintech Adoption Bodes Well For Related ETFs

The Global X FinTech ETF (FINX) is up nearly 34% year-to-date and is trouncing traditional...

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SPDR Changes Some Names, Tickers on 6 Kensho ETFs

State Street Corp. (STT), the third-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said it has...

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Catalysts That Could Catapult the BOTZ ETF Higher

The Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Thematic ETF (BOTZ) is one of the prime...

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Lots of Good News For Invesco KBW Bank ETF

As has been widely reported in the recent days, the results from the Federal Reserve’s...

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Mexico ETF Still Waiting For Tensions to Ebb

The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW A) is up about 2.20% over the past month after the U.S....

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It Could Be Time to Revisit Emerging Markets ETFs

The iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG A), one of the largest emerging markets exchange...

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Even If Risk Is On, NOBL Can Deliver

As stocks rallied in June, the ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) gained nearly...

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Ascending ACES Thriving as Coal Production Slumps

The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) is one exchange traded fund at the right place at the right time...

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XLK Tech ETF Could Be the Perfect to Own in July

Investors looking for exchange traded funds that historically perform well in July may want to...

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Finding Efficiency, Income in Mid-Caps

Mid-cap stocks are often seen as the overlooked segment of the equity market. With that, the...

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How to Tap Into Millennial Health and Wellness Trends

Give millennials and Gen Z some credit. They appear to take health and wellness, including eating...

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Questioning the Fundamentals Of Current Market Rally

The last time the S&P 500 had a first half of a year this good was at least 10 years ago. The...

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The 5 Best Leveraged ETFs of June

After a tumultuous market decline in May, bullish investors returned to the stock market in June...

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Russell 1000, 2000 ETFs Will Get Some Popular IPOs

The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM B+), the largest ETF tracking smaller companies, and the...

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A New Video Game ETF is Here

Defiance ETFs moved forward with plans to scrap the Defiance Future Tech ETF (AUGR) in favor of a...

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Buybacks Decline in First Quarter, But Overall Number Was Still Strong

Exchange traded funds focusing on stocks that are big buyers of their own shares, including the...

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Oil Prices Likely To Stay Compressed Absent A War

Bob Doll, senior portfolio manager and chief equity strategist at Nuveen, appeared on CNBC on...

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4 Hottest ETFs Of The Year (And What H2 2019 Looks Like)

After selling off hard at the end of 2018, equities have had a wild ride in 2019, with the market...

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Midstream Makes These MLP ETFs Sound Bets

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) and the corresponding exchange traded funds are among this...

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Supply Constraints Help Municipal Bond ETFs

Municipal bonds and related muni bond exchange traded fund s are benefiting as U.S. states and...

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How to be Adventurous With Junk Bonds

High-yield corporate bonds are often considered one of the more adventurous segments of the fixed...

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Top Benefits of MLPs and Related ETFs

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

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A Safer, Quality Small-Cap ETF Idea

Small-cap stocks are often prized for growth prospects, but with that quest for growth comes...

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Internet of Things ETF Has a Lot of Catalysts

The Global X Internet of Things Thematic ETF (SNSR), the first exchange traded fund dedicated to...

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Yield Anomaly Could Benefit Dividend Growth Strategies

The recent decline in 10-year Treasury yields took those yields below the dividend yield on the...

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Betting On The Blockchain With BLCN

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency, is coming off an epic rally in May and while the king of...

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Vietnam ETF Offers Opportunity With Some Risk-adjusted

The VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM B), the lone US-listed exchange traded fund dedicated to...

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Low Volatility ETFs: Potential For Long-Term Out-Performance

Investors often turn to low volatility exchange traded funds, such as the Invesco S&P 500 Low...

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Demographic Focus Lifts Global X Millennials ETF

As its name implies, the Global X Millennials Thematic ETF (MILN ) focuses on investment themes...

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Materials ETFs Have Been Marvelous in June

The materials sector is one of the smallest sector weights in the S&P 500, but that is not...

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Make a Dash For Cash With Cash Flow ETF

The TrimTabs All Cap US Free-Cash-Flow ETF (TTAC), which is nearly three years old, is a solid...

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How to Get Tactical With Municipal Bond Exposure

Traditional municipal bond exchange traded funds usually provide exposure to either...

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There’s Power in PAWZ Pet Care ETF

Being a pet owner is rewarding on an emotional level. Financially speaking, not so much. However,...

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A Transportation ETF For Protection From An Economic Slowdown

As an exchange traded fund tracking a cyclical group of stocks, the iShares Transportation...

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In Retail, Online is The Place to Be

This year, the ProShares Online Retail ETF (ONLN) is up more than 24%, meaning the dedicated...

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Malaysian Stocks Showing Signs Of Life

The Malaysian stock market is showing signs of life as the biggest exodus of global funds since...

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Why Growth Can Maintain Its Edge Over Value

When looking at a comparison of the iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWF A+) versus the iShares...

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Global X Looks to Enter Cannabis ETF Competition

Global X is looking to roll out a cannabis exchange traded fund of its own. A recent filing with...

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How Tech Stocks Affect Momentum ETFs

The iShares MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF (MTUM A-), one of the largest exchange traded funds...

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Esports ETFs Heat Up As E3 Conference Approaches

The world of competitive video gaming or esports is a fast-growing international phenomenon with...

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10 ETFs To Play The Crude Oil Market

Crude oil prices dropped precipitously last week, and according to experts, are now on track to...

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Investigating Infrastructure ETFs for Defense and Yield

Infrastructure exchange traded funds can deliver higher levels of income than traditional equity...

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Auto ETFs Seem Unfazed By Auto Makers’ Denial Of Request For Tariff Exemption

General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars have been denied a request for an exemption to a 25%...

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Modi Reelection Has Investors Flocking to India ETF

The recent reelection of Narendra Modi as India’s prime minister has investors renewing their...

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NOBL ETF Outperformed the S&P 500 in May

May was a rough month for the broader market, but some dividend growth strategies performed less...

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NOBL: An Exclusive Dividend Paying ETF From Proshares

When investors think about the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) what typically comes to mind...

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With This ETF, Trash Glitters

Garbage stocks are not necessarily garbage. Just look at the year-to-date performances of several...

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Bitcoin Rally Could Benefit Members of Some Chip ETFs

After being drubbed in May, semiconductor stocks and the related exchange traded funds, including...

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4 Dividend Paying ETFs For Investors Looking For Extra Cash

When investors think about the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) what typically comes to mind...

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Yield Curve Becomes an Issue For Regional Bank ETFs

The SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE A-), the largest regional bank exchange traded fund,...

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Tread Carefully With Energy Sector ETFs

Energy sector ETFs are among the worst-performing sector ETFs this month as heightened trade...

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The Case For Preferred ETFs as Fed Hits Pause Button

High-yield, income-generating assets and the related exchange traded funds are benefiting this...

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Why U.S. Dollar ETFs Continue to Look Sturdy

Heading into this year, there were plenty of calls for the dollar weaken, but with five months of...

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Favorable Fundamentals For The Vietnam ETF

The VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM B), the lone US-listed exchange traded fund dedicated to...

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FTSE Russell Forges Ahead With A-Shares Plan

FTSE Russell, one of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of exchange traded...

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Battered Chip ETFs Could See Some Relief

Semiconductor stocks and exchange traded funds are tumbling this month. Semiconductor ETFs tested...

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The Case Builds For Fintech ETF Investing

The Global X FinTech ETF (FINX) is up nearly 30% year-to-date and is trouncing traditional...

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How The Future of 5G Sets up For This Thematic ETF

While there is plenty more rollout to come, the 5G phenomenon is receiving plenty of attention...

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Big Holding in Lithium ETF is Forecasting Robust Demand

Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), the world’s second-largest lithium producer and a...

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Finding Royalty Among European Dividend ETFs

With attractive valuations available on European equities, investors may want to consider looking...

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VanEck Oil Refiners ETF Can Spring to Life

Broadly speaking, the energy sector and the related exchange traded funds have been performing...

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U.S. Dividend Growth Trends Higher

Data indicate dividends continue growing in much of the developed world, including the U.S., a...

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Biotech ETFs Could Use Some M&A Action

The VanEck Vectors Biotech ETF (BBH B-) is up nearly 8% year-to-date, but some industry observers...

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Currency Correlations Could Bode Well For ‘EMLC’ ETF

The VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC A-) is trading slightly lower...

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REGL: A Mid-Cap Dividend ETF for Trade Tensions

With trade tensions running high, investors may look to reduce portfolio volatility by focusing...

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3 Reasons to Be Excited About Vietnam ETF

The VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM B), the lone US-listed exchange traded fund dedicated to...

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Find Market Safety in ‘NOBL’ Dividend ETF

Dividend stocks and the related ETFs are often touted as ideas for conservative investors or...

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Japan: Another Market Where Trade Relations Matter

The US/China trade imbroglio is capturing plenty of headlines, but another trade relationship is...

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Embracing High-Yield ETFs For The Long-Term

Many advisors and investors view high-yield corporate bonds and the related exchange traded funds...

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E-Commerce Helps a Surprising Argentina ETF

When investors think of e-commerce and the related investments, they usually focus on the U.S....

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Solar ETF Up 35% YTD, But Be Careful Over Summer

Up nearly 35% year-to-date, the Invesco Solar ETF (TAN B) is one of this year’s best-performing...

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How Geographic Changes Affect This Emerging Markets ETF

Recently, there has been plenty of chatter about upcoming changes to the MSCI Emerging Markets...

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Growth Stocks Are Pricey While Value Waits Its Moment

Valuations on growth stocks are rising as investors pile into that trade while value stocks and...

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In a Downturn, Fallen Angel Volume Could Rise

Heading into this year, many bond market observers were concerned about the state of BBB-rated ...

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5G is an Important Catalyst For Chip ETFs

Semiconductor stocks and exchange traded funds are in rally mode this year. The VanEck Vectors...

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Don’t Forget Mid-Cap Funds or Fees on Those Funds

Mid-cap stocks and funds are often overlooked relative to large- and small-cap equivalents....

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Marijuana ETF Survives New Jersey Disappointment

The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), the lone dedicated cannabis exchange traded fund listed...

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As Egypt ETF Turns Nine Years Old, It's Up 20% YTD

The VanEck Vectors Egypt Index ETF (EGPT C), the lone US-listed ETF dedicated to Egyptian...

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Why Coal ETF ‘KOL’ is a Surprising Dividend Play

Shares of coal miners have had a rough go of it over the past year. The VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (...

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Energy ETFs: Time to Get Bearish?

Last week, the previously bullish energy sector languished through its worst performance of 2019....

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How Should Thematic ETFs be Weighted?

It is a question that constantly challenges issuers of new exchange traded funds: how should...

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3 Factors for the Price of One in AUSF ETF

Multi-factor ETFs are increasingly popular in the smart beta universe, but as this group expands,...

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QDIV ETF: Lean on Quality With Timely Dividend Payer

Quality dividend strategies are receiving renewed focus and multiple ETFs serve as avenues to to...

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