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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
ETF Building Blocks Channel

An Investing Trifecta: 3 Variables and the IDOG ETF

The following concepts are working this year: dividends, cyclical/value stocks, and international...

Innovative ETFs Channel

This Invesco Value ETF Is Up Over 20% and Rising

Getting pure value in today’s market environment has been the prevailing trend with ETFs...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Otherworldly Potential: The ARKX ETF Invests in Space

The ARK Space Exploration ETF (ARKX) is about a week old, but, as is the case with its...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

The ALPS SDOG ETF: Value, Dividends, and More

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) is a high dividend/value asset. With both styles...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

International ETFs Awaken, Add to This Portfolio's Case

With international stocks delivering in the first quarter and showing signs of a longer-lasting...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Gold Miners and 'SGDM' Are Showing More Signs of Life

Gold and bullion miners had a rough first quarter, but spring and the second half of the year...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tax Credits Are Boosting ARKK's Electric Vehicles

The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is known for being one of the more compelling plays on electric...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

With Tech Dividends on Fire, Is It Time to Tap 'TDIV'?

Growth is essential when investing for dividends, meaning investors should evaluate companies...

ETF Education Channel

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

Up 22% year-to-date, the Invesco S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (RPV B-) is clearly benefiting from...

Innovative ETFs Channel

As Home Prices Soar, Visit the 'PKB' Open House

Real estate prices keep on climbing, which can only help the case for the Invesco Dynamic...

Multi-Asset Channel

Junk Bonds Looking Expensive? Check Out 'HYGV'

High-yield corporate bonds aren’t necessarily inexpensive these days, but in a low Treasury...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Dividends Are Back. Join the Party with This Portfolio

Dividend growth is returning in a big way, and that scenario couldn’t arrive at a better...

Active ETF Channel

Are Mid Caps the Sweet Spot for Active Managers?

Smaller stocks and active management are often considered a particularly fruitful combination for...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

SDOG: High Dividends with a Promising Payout Outlook

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) is a high dividend exchange traded fund and one...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Health Tech and Remote Work: The BTEC ETF

The coronavirus pandemic altered the healthcare landscape and how and where people work. The...

Retirement Income Channel

Can Consumer Staples Commerce Steady Your Portfolio?

With so much talk about the reflation trade and cyclical stocks coming back into focus, defensive...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

The ARK3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) is attractive not just in its own right, but because 3D printing...

ETF Education Channel

At 10 Years Old, This High Beta Index Is Still Shining

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

Crypto Channel

Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust Will Be Converted to an ETF

There still isn’t a Bitcoin exchange traded fund in the U.S., but crypto market observers...

Multi-Asset Channel

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

To say it’s not easy investing in bonds these days is an understatement, but investors can...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

WisdomTree's Incisive Fixed Income Approach

Advisors are quickly discovering that traditional fixed income strategies just aren’t...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Prepare for the P's: Platinum, Palladium, and 'SPPP'

Palladium could be on the cusp of a dramatic leg higher, increasing the allure of the Sprott...

Retirement Income Channel

How These ETFs Became Full-Fledged Retirement Options

Rising Treasury yields often prompt advisors and investors to embrace short-term bonds and...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Dealing with Valuation Vertigo? Check Out 'SDOG'

Many value stocks are also dividend payers, and with both concepts moving higher this year, the...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Dividend Stock ETFs Deliver. So Does This Portfolio

Dividend stocks are always relevant, but some of their luster was lost last year amid a wave of...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

This Bank Sees Gold Reaching $2,000/oz This Year

Gold and assets like the Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM ) are enduring some first-quarter...

Multi-Asset Channel

How to Be Practical with Your European Stock Selection

European equities have long vexed U.S. investors, but this time could be different. In fact, it...

Retirement Income Channel

Lean on Preferred ETFs for Dependable Retirement Income

Investors looking for an income-generating asset class that can bridge the divide between...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Why Corporate Tax Hikes Could Stall Growth

With the White House needing revenue to fund an ambitious $3 trillion infrastructure package,...

ETF Education Channel

Up 250%, New DOE Goals Can Make the TAN ETF Shine

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wants to lower solar costs, and that could be a long-term...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Covid Lifted Gaming in 2020. Will Consolidation Do the Same in 2021?

The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) and rival video game ETFs enjoyed plenty...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Add Some Octane to Dividend Growth with the VSDA ETF

The VictoryShares Dividend Accelerator ETF (VSDA)is a strong option for seasoned dividend...

Active ETF Channel

Can Streaming Services Take Over NFL Broadcasts?

The NFL and its broadcast network partners recently negotiated a new package, but there...

Crypto Channel

Should You Be Concerned with Bitcoin's Volatility?

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Gold's Story Is About More Than Rising Interest Rates

The effects of rising Treasury yields on bullion and assets like the Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

A Buyback Spree Could Drive Gains for Midstream ETFs

Master limited partnerships and the ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A) are benefiting from the energy...

Retirement Income Channel

Two SPDR Bond ETFs Are Getting Cheaper. Much Cheaper

It’s getting cheaper to invest in fixed income exchange traded funds thanks to State Street...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Leery of Rising Rates? Look to Model Portfolios.

Rising Treasury yields are still a daunting consideration for advisors, a scenario could be in...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

'DVLU' Proves You Can Combine Momentum and Value

Momentum and value are two distinct investment factors, and they’re rarely married under a...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Looking for EM ETFs? Consider This Model Portfolio

The bear market induced by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last year was one of the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

As States Tighten Vehicle Emissions, Look to 'ARKK'

California is looking to require that electric vehicles be the only new ones sold in the state in...

Active ETF Channel

SPACs Are Back: 'SPCX' Leading a Hot Investing Space

SPACs were hot. Things then cooled off, but they may be ramping up again with so many special...

Crypto Channel

Fidelity Joins the Quest for a Bitcoin ETF

When a Bitcoin exchange traded fund comes to market in the United States is anyone’s guess....

Equity ETF Channel

Want Tesla Without the Commitment? Consider 'IYK'

Down 6% for the year, Tesla stock has seen better days, but some analysts see only a temporary...

Crypto Channel

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

In the crypto currency universe, Bitcoin reigns supreme, but decentralized finance (DeFi)...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

How Data Centers Will Boost Semiconductor ETFs, 'SOXX'

Semiconductors are among the most important technology products today. Assets like the iShares...

Active ETF Channel

Another Industry Titan Eyes Active ETF Funds

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

The Case for Silver Investing and Sprott's 'PSLV'

Rising Treasury yield have pressured precious metals, but some market observers see help on the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Backed by Biden, More Infrastructure Will Help This ETF

The Biden Administration has ambitious infrastructure plans, and that could put funds such as the...

Retirement Income Channel

Retirement Investors May Want to Explore Tech Dividends

Technology usually isn’t the first sector retirees think of as this demographic usually...

ETF Education Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARK Invest Reveals Another Huge Target for Tesla

ARK Investment Management is out with its latest price forecast on electric vehicle giant Tesla,...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Core Equity Concerns? This Portfolio Has Your Back

The WisdomTree Core Equity Model Portfolio is ideal for accessing some of the trends proving...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

An Active REIT ETF? A New Asset Is Rewarding Investors

Most real estate investment trusts (REITs) exchange traded funds (ETFs) are passively managed....

Multi-Asset Channel

Don't Miss the Dividends: The FlexShares QDF ETF

Dividend yields often tempt, particularly when they’re high and interest rates are low. Yet...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

An Incisive Approach to Hot Healthcare Topics

Growth stocks may be out of favor, but that may allow investors to snag favorable pricing on...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF) is the exchange traded fund with the largest exposure to...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Why the Bulls Are Charging for Palladium and Platinum

With a global economic recovery taking shape, investors may want to consider more economically...

Retirement Income Channel

The Big Banks Are Back: Breaking Down the XLF ETF

With 10-year Treasury yields soaring, financial services stocks and funds like the Financial...

ETF Education Channel

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

The Invesco S&P SmallCap Value with Momentum ETF (XSVM) flies under the radar, but it may be...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Fanning the Gains: Why Wind Is Wowing Investors

Some market observers say wind investments are entering a golden age. Investors can tap into that...

Crypto Channel

The Bold Predictions for Bitcoin Aren't Slowing Down

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

Active ETF Channel

Are Active ETFs Uprooting Traditional Mutual Funds?

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

MLPs, 'AMLP', Unfazed by Biden's New Tax Plan

President Biden is floating the largest tax increase in three decades – a plan that will surely...

Multi-Asset Channel

Yield May Tempt, But Dividend Growth Always Matter

High dividend yields are often eye-catching and that’s particularly true when interest...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

A Sharp Portfolio for a Challenging Bond Backdrop

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) signaled interest rates will remain low...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Why Growth May Offer More Value than Meets the Eye

For the first time in what feels like an eternity, value stocks are topping their growth rivals,...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

The Federal Reserve Lends a Hand to Gold ETFs

Gold bullion and miners exchange traded funds drifted lower for much of this year, but assets...

Active ETF Channel

Tepid on TIPS? Use Senior Loan ETFs to Beat Inflation

When it comes to inflation-fighting fixed income instruments, investors often turn to Treasury...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

How Loan Loss Reserves Can Light Up Banking ETFs

Already riding the wave of rising Treasury yields, ETFs holding bank stocks, including the...

ETF Education Channel

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

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

What's the Buzz with the BUZZ ETF?

Few ETFs debut to as much fanfare as did the recently launched VanEck Vectors Social Sentiment...

Retirement Income Channel

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....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Investors Pocketing the ACES with a Fund Up 178%

Solar and wind power are proving durable during the coronavirus pandemic, propping up renewable...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Old Catalysts Emerging Anew for Silver and 'PSLV'

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

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

The WisdomTree Cloud Computing ETF (WCLD) was the leader of cloud computing exchange traded funds...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

ERSX: A Powerful Small Cap ETF for Stimulus Bets

Americans are already receiving their stimulus checks from Uncle Sam. Many market observers...

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure and 'NFRA' Are Being Put to the Test

There’s an old saying politics: “it’s always Infrastructure Week on Capitol Hill.”...

Retirement Income Channel

Munis to the MAAX: A Flexible Municipal Bond ETF

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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...

Active ETF Channel

Active Management and the Preferred Stock ETF Space

Interest rates are likely to remain low in 2021, meaning investors need to be selective with...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Electric Auto Like Tesla Can Move 'ARKK' Even Higher

It’s not a dedicated electric vehicle (EV) exchange traded fund, but with significant...

ETF Education Channel

Rising Rates Could Be Big for Regional Banking ETFs

The recent spike in Treasury yields gave regional banking assets like theInvesco KBW Regional...

Crypto Channel

One Month after Tesla, Revisiting Bitcoin in Business

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Could Growth Be the Real Value Destination?

Suddenly, value stocks are generating plenty of buzz, some at the expense of their growth rivals....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

The AMLP ETF (Literally) Has More Gas in the Tank

As has been widely noted, energy is the best-performing group in the S&P 500 to this point in...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Gold Is Down, Not Out. Gold Miner ETFs Look Even Better

Small miners can mean big returns in the gold mining space, and when prices rebound, investors...

ETF Education Channel

Are Nat Gas Prices Driving Consumers to Cleaner Energy?

Renewable energy sources and fossil fuels tend to be rivals, but rising prices for one of the...

Multi-Asset Channel

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

An emerging credit spread scenario could highlight opportunity with funds like the FlexShares...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

Investors may want to look toward small cap stocks and the IQ Chaikin U.S. Small Cap ETF (CSML)....

Retirement Income Channel

Is the Pendulum Finally Swinging Back to Value?

Growth has trounced value from 2007 – 2020, but that dynamic may be reversing. That’s...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Up Over 120%, the ARKF ETF Is Still Getting Going

When it comes to fintech stocks and exchange traded funds such as the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF...

Crypto Channel

Goldman Sachs Is Ramping Up Its Bitcoin Infrastructure

In late trading Wednesday, Bitcoin was flirting with $57,000 and higher by more than 11% over the...

Multi-Asset Channel

Lethargic Portfolio? An ETF for a Market Starting ANEW

Whether it’s cloud computing, e-commerce, fintech, or healthcare innovation, the pandemic...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Covered Calls: Lower Correlations, Downside, and More

Covered calls offer investors several advantages, including higher income streams, reduced...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

A Demand for Dividends? Turn to This Model Portfolio

While dividends are a popular investment style and have been for decades, there’s still...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Fundamentals Continue to Backstop Gold Miners ETFs

When gold prices falter, it’s easy for investors to get frustrated with mining equities,...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Is Now the Time to Jump Into Renewable Energy ETFs?

Renewable energy funds likeALPSClean EnergyETF(ACES)have not been immune to recent weakness in...

Multi-Asset Channel

The Case for a Low Volatility ETF Like 'QLV'

Low volatility isn’t flashy, but it is still a beloved investment factor. How funds like...

Active ETF Channel

Is ESG the Next Frontier for Active Managers?

As the universe of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing continues its rapid...

ETF Education Channel

Are Equal-Weight ETFs on the Dip a Buying Opportunity?

There are times, including some lengthy periods, when the Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (...

Retirement Income Channel

Why the Pullback Could Still Prove Inviting for Munis

Municipal bonds are languishing amid the recent spike in Treasury yields, but that selling...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

The Returns Are Abroad. And Not Where One Might Think

Data confirm investors are pouring cash into international equity funds, a scenario that bodes...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Opportunity Still Lingers with Gold ETFs Like 'SGDM'

Selling pressure in the bond market, leading to rising U.S. government bond yields, is plaguing...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Will 'WCBR' Swing Upwards after the Microsoft Hack?

Over the weekend, news broke that tens of thousands of Microsoft customers were victims of a...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

As Dividends Rebound, This Dog ETF Could Have Its Day

High dividend strategies like the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) are back in style, and...

Disruptive Technology Channel

It's Not Just the NERDs. An ETF for the Gaming Future

Boosted by shelter-in-place orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, videogame equities and...

Crypto Channel

As Its IPO Nears, Coinbase Valued at $100 Billion

Coinbase, one of the dominant cryptocurrency exchanges, is nearing its debut as a public company...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Forget Electric Vehicles. Is Software Tesla's Future?

Surging Treasury yields are weighing on growth fare, including Tesla and the ARK Innovation ETF (...

ETF Education Channel

Dazzled by Dividends? Exploring Invesco's PFM ETF

Treasury yields are rising, but with rates still near historic lows, the case for dividend grower...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

A 'Rising Rates' ETF Locks Horns with Rising Treasuries

Just a few months ago, allocating to equity strategies designed to thrive in rising rate...

Active ETF Channel

Navigate the SPAC Space with Active Management, 'SPCX'

Enter an actively managed fund in the SPAC and New Issue ETF (SPCX). According to Tuttle, the...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

The ALPS ETF: Snag Energy Gain with Less Tax Pain

The energy sector was one of the epicenters of negative dividend action last year, but the...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

The Small Cap ERSX ETF: Finding Hidden Gems Abroad

Investing in international small caps can be an exercise in finding hidden gems. The ERShares...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

The Rationale behind a Return to Dividend ETFs

Dividend stocks are showing signs of life, with quality growth names worth consideration as...

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Indicators Portend a Big Jump for Silver, 'PSLV'

The recent spike in Treasury yields is hampering precious metals prices, but investors...

Multi-Asset Channel

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

In a report out Wednesday, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) graded U.S....

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

The Nasdaq-100: Relatively Durable under Duress

With the 2000 technology bubble still remembered by many of today’s market participants, it...

Retirement Income Channel

China's Clean Energy Plans Could Drive Green Bond ETFs

China’s green energy ambitions and needs could power an uptick in green bond sales this...

Crypto Channel

Can Bitcoin Hit Six Figures?

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

Active ETF Channel

Two Mutual Funds Will Transform Into ETFs in March

An industry first is looming.Mutual fund issuer Guinness Atkinson is slated to convert two of its...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Like Investing Abroad? Hate Volatility? Meet 'CEZ'

As emerging markets equities are experiencing a rebirth, investors have avenues for reducing some...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Global Battery Supplies and the Notorious 'ARKK'

Batteries are pivotal to the electric vehicle (EV) equation. For instance, Tesla, a prime holding...

ETF Education Channel

This Inflation-Fighting Industry ETF Might Surprise You

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

Crypto Channel

Citigroup and Goldman Sachs Warming to Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been thriving for months, but in the eyes of a couple of venerable banks, the moment...

Active ETF Channel

An AVUS Trifecta: Quality, Value, and Active Management

Cyclical value stocks are on the mend, but quality should be a priority when investors hunt for...

Retirement Income Channel

Not Just Any ETF: An Asset for Investing NOBLity

Dividend growth is on the mend, but with scars still fresh from last year’s spate of...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

As Bonds Falter, 'QYLD' Delivering Impressive Income

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

Crypto Channel

Where the Bitcoin ETF Debate Stands

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Concentrated Gains: Breaking Down the Famed ARKK ETF

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

Active ETF Channel

Why Are Some Active Bond Funds Contemplating Bitcoin?

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

ETF Education Channel

This ETF Does Not Change Its Spots

Most passive index funds don’t have high turnover ratios, but when a fund sports a specific...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Will Variable Dividends Take Over Energy ETFs?

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

The Petrobras Takeaway? Avoid State-Owned Enterprises

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras once again finds itself at the center of controversy, reminding...

Multi-Asset Channel

Inflation Is Imminent. These TIPS ETFs Aren't Worried

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Get Familiar with This ETF Before Gold Rebounds

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Latest in Fintech Funds? Unifying Supply and Demand

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

Are Emerging Markets Bonds the Answer to Low Rates?

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

ETF Education Channel

Are You Overthinking Your Portfolio Allocations?

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

Active ETF Channel

Cannabis Funds + Active Management = Potent Returns

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

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...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Disruptive Growth Is King. So Is This Model Portfolio

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Potent Themes under One Umbrella with This ERShares ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Buffett and Tepper Have Entered the Energy Sector

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Join Japan's Equity Resurgence with 'QLVD'

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Snag Bond-Like Exposure in Utilities ETFs Like PUI

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

ETF Education Channel

In the Growing ETF Industry, Crisis Becomes Opportunity

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

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Just Hit $1 Trillion in Market Capitalization

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

Active ETF Channel

Custom Baskets Could Transform Semi-Transparent ETFs

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

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...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Embrace the Innovative Spirit of Fintech with 'ENTR'

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

An Oil Rally Is Just What the Doctor Ordered for MLPs

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Gold's Descent Spells Opportunity for Miner ETFs, SGDJ

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Is Infrastructure Coming? NFRA Looking Like a Good Play

The 2020 election season is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t damage the case for...

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Robotics Revolution? Unpacking the ARKQ ETF

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

ETF PEYdays Are Back with This Invesco Fund

Dividend-paying stocks fell out of style last year because of rampant cuts and suspensions at the...

Retirement Income Channel

How to Snag Sturdy Dividends Internationally

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

Active ETF Channel

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...

ETF Education Channel

With Cyclicals Roaring Back, Consider Industrial ETFs

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

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Keeps Gathering Institutional Support

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

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Fed Minutes Stress the Benefits of This Model Portfolio

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

Gold & Silver Investing Channel

Why a Commodities Supercycle Could Be Huge for 'SPPP'

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

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Clean Energy + Fintech = A 'DTEC' Dream for Investors

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

Multi-Asset Channel

SKOR Big with This Indexed Corporate Bond Fund

Corporate bonds are one of the largest segments of the already vast fixed income landscape. That...

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Drones Are Here! How ARKQ Can Dominate Delivery

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Up 85%, 'PTH' Holds the Right Healthcare Approaches

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

ETF Education Channel

Invesco's PPA ETF: A Fund for Returns to Take Flight

Analysts and market observers are growing increasingly bullish on aerospace and defense equities...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin Could Be in for More Volatility after Approaching 50k

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

Active ETF Channel

As the Streaming Battle Intensifies, Consider 'SUBZ'

In the streaming entertainment world, Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Disney+...

Retirement Income Channel

Negative Interest Rates? Not a Problem with 'NUSI'

Although U.S. interest rates are at historic lows, it could be some time before the Federal...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Why MLP Funds like AMLP Are Making a Comeback

After a dismal showing in 2020, the energy sector is the best-performing group in the S&P 500...

Entrepreneur ETF Channel

Thinking Small with the ERShares 'ERSX' ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Blank-Check Bonanza as 'SPAK' Hits $100 Million in AUM

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have been around for about three decades, but...

Model Portfolio Channel - ETF Database

Snag Access to Booming Chinese Tech with WisdomTree

Despite the controversies in Chinese tech, the sector remains one of the hottest factors in the...

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

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A Blue Wave Plan: WisdomTree's Model Portfolio?

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

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Get ETF Performance from The Dogs of The Dow

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

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Why This Small-Cap ETF Is a Must-Know

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

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The ETF For Companies On the Rise

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

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

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

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This ETF Just Captured Political Support

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

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How to Approach Covered Call Strategies

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

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Don't Allow Ecommerce to Derail Your Portfolio

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

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How Do Millennials Relate to ETFs?

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

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An ETF Geared Toward Entrepreneurs

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

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An ETF Poised for COVID Stimulus

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

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Sustainable Energy ETFs for a Renewables-Led Recovery

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

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2021 And Cyclical Asset Changes

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

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A Rising Star Amid International Small-Cap ETFs

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

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The Unique ETF Capturing Younger Consumer Resilience

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

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The Renewable Energy ETF Thriving in 2020

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

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More Household Names Consider Active ETF Entry

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

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Piecing Together A Retirement Income Plan

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

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With Traditional TV Under Threat, This ETF Thrives

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

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Take a Visionary Approach for Small-Cap Success

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

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Model Portfolios With A Blue Wave Brewing?

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

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Cyclical Value Stock and The 2020 Election

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

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Fintech Finesse with Cautious Commitment

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

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Mitigate Risks From Covered Call Strategies

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

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Emerging Markets for Active Managers?

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

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With Dividends Firming Up, Revisit ETFs

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

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Small-Cap Surge And The PSC ETF

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

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CRISPR Future Helps Hot Genomics ETF

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

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A Tempting Idea for Dividend Growth

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

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High-Yield Considerations for Near-Term

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

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China: The Elephant in ACES' Room?

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

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The Advantages to an Active Approach

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

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Tax Talks and Nationwide's NUSI

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

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Portfolio Hydration With This Water ETF

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

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Millennials Ditching Cash, Boosting Fintech ETF

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

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Smaller Stocks Looking Smart

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

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Find Safer Positioning for Energy's Recovery

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

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Now's the Time for Quality ETFs

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

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Machines' Rise Gives Boost to this ETF

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

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Smart Grid Investments: A Smart Idea

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

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Green Bonds Growing in Number and Price

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

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Eaton Vance Deal Showcases Active Management Allure

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

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Election Uncertainty Dampens Muni ETFs

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

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With Deals Abound, Consider this Real Estate ETF

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

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Bond Bundle for Tricky Fixed Income Climate

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

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Tempting Tech Approach With REIT ETF

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

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Ultimus Adds to Next Generation of Active ETFs

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

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Video Game Stocks and ETFs Soaring

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

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How Refreshing: First Trust's Water ETF

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

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NUSI and a Retirement Nest Egg

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

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Preferreds Versus Bond Alternatives

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

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Election Volatility Highlights this Model Portfolio

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

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The Right Idea for a New Dividend Normal

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

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Looking at Energy ETFs Through Electoral Lenses

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

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

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

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Getting Active in the Quest for Dividends

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

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

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

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Potential for Wild October Could Spotlight NUSI ETF

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

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A Fresh Take on Investing Quality

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

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ESG ETFs: Doing Good While Delivering the Goods

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

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New Model Portfolio Delivers Disruptive Goods Growth

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

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Revisiting Your MLPs for Income Allure

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

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Layer Large Cap Foundational Factors with This ETF

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

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Non-Transparent ETFs' Next Act: Woo Investors

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

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Huge Opportunities for 3D Printing ETF

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

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With Lower Retirement Bond Exposure, Add NUSI

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

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Marvelous Multi-Factor for Beating Small-Cap Lethargy

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

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When Strategy is Important, Use a Tailored Approach

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

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Why Defensive Dividends Matter for Retirement Portfolios

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

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Learning to Like Leverage Loans in a Low-Yield Arena

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

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Approaching NUSI in Difficult Income Environment

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

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Preferred Stocks Maintain Plenty of Allure

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

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Impact of Tesla Battery on this ARK ETF

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

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Tap Tech Side of Real Estate

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

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Positioning for a Value Rebound

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

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Preferreds Could Shore up Low-Yield Portfolios

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

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Prime Avenue for Assembling Dividend Defense

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

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California Gas Vehicle Ban Brings Grid Opportunity

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

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Cyclical Shifts May Benefit a Surprising ETF

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

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Consider an Alternate Avenue to Low Volatility

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

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Turning to ANTs to Take Over Front-Runners

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

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Cashless Call Raises Fintech ETF Fortunes

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

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Electric Vehicle Exposure May Come up Aces for this Fund

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

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A New Approach to Gaining Dividends With Smaller Stocks

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

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Be Active With Value as Economy Rebounds

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

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Post-Election Impact on Social Security Highlights NUSI

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

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As World Waves Cash Away, This ETF Should Soar

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

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Go Beyond Common Equity Dividends With This ETF

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

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An ETF for Latest Batch of Superstars

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

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Emphasize Quality With Small Caps

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

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A Good Tech Outlook for DTEC Diversification

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

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Get a Good Handle on Income With the HNDL ETF

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

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Active Non-Transparent ETFs Will Make Inroads

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

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Forecast Clear for Long-Term Upside with Cloud ETFs

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

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Industrial Boost May Be Meaningful With This REIT ETF

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

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Model Portfolio Applies Multi-Factor Strategies

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

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Being Selective With International Equities

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

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

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

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A More Useful Way to Consider Low Volatility

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

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A Point Favoring Active Non-Transparent ETFs

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

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Multi-Asset Model Portfolio Plays for Income Investors

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

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Tech Sturdiness Strengthens Case for DTEC

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

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

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

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This ETF Matters as Dividends Stay Relevant

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

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Opportunity Remains in the Cloud

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

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Get Active in Search Rebounding Value Stocks

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

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Things Are Becoming Interesting for 3D Printing ETF

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

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

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

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Pipeline Play May Be Clean Energy Idea

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

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It's Clear Emerging Dividends Are on the Mend

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

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JP Morgan Making Moves in the Green Bond Game

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

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CRISPR Benefits Available for This Genomics ETF

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

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Surprising ETF Holds Up Amid FAANG Malaise

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

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Powerful PTH Will Regain Momentum

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

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ANTs Feature Unique Structure, New Active Approach

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

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Change Some Convertibles Exposure With This Income ETF

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

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Pay Off Pass Throughs With This REIT ETF

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

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Small-Cap Biotechnology ETF Has Big Opportunity

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

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Yes, Tesla Battery Day May Be a big Deal

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

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Utilities Steady, Waiting on Low Bond Yields to Drive Upside

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

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Assessing the Allure of ANTs

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

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The Middle Is a Fine Place to Be for Dividends

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

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Surprise Region May Be Future for Renewables

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

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It Pays to be Active as Corporate Bond Issuance Rises

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

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Innovation Helps Set This Healthcare ETF Apart

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

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A New Active Approach for a New Millennium

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

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Interesting Avenues for Indirect Bitcoin Exposure

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

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

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

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A Model Plan For Global Equities

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

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A Great Starting Point for Multi-Factor Implementation

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

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Europe Beckons as Main Catalyst for Hot Fintech ETF

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

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Durability of Tech Stocks Is Main Force of QQQ Success

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

Active ETF Channel

Exploring Active Non-Transparent Spin on Growth Stocks

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

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Being Aggressive in the Hunt for Income

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

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Use This Dividend ETF for Intriguing Sector-Level Dichotomy

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

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The Top Dividend Idea Tied to a Top Sector

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

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For Retirement, This Tax-Advantaged Income ETF Matters

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

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Inside an Huge Week for the 3D Printing ETF

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

Active ETF Channel

More Active Non-Transparent ETFs Coming... Probably

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

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Relying on Model Portfolios to Bet on Value Resurgence

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

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Rising IT Spending Delivers Another Tailwind for DTEC

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

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Use a Millennial ETF to Gain on Gen Z

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

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Tesla Battery Ambitions Power Unique Active ETF

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

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Using NUSI to Fund Defined Contribution in Retirement

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

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Scintillating QQQ Nears Double in Less Than 2 Years

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

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Details Are Important With Active Non-Transparent ETFs

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

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Note This Smart Idea for Smart Grid Exposure

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

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Working with Factors Within a Model Portfolio Framework

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

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With Cheap Current Value, Consider the DEEP ETF

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

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If Markets Turn Worse, Use NUSI for Portfolio Protection

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

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How to Write Up Gains with 5G ETFs

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

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Take the CRISPR Call With This Genomics ETF

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

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Active Non-Transparent ETFs: Not Just Fancy New Objects

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

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Clear Political Actions for Renewable Energy ETFs

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

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Summer Investing European Vacation? Use Dividends

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

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

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

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Coronavirus Vaccine Coming, Allowing Catalysts for this ETF

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

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How to Head for Growth in Emerging Markets

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

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Invesco Internet ETF May Be The Better Internet ETF

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

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Assessing Advantages of Active Non-Transparent ETFs

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

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Handle Volatility With a Dedicated Model Portfolio.

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

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This High Dividend May Pleasantly Surprise Investors

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

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Cloud Computing Move Still in Early Innings

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

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Rise of eCommerce Continues and This ETF Should Benefit

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

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Where to Locate The Next FANG Stocks

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

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The Correct Way to Revisit Emerging Markets

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

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A Healthcare ETF Offering Immunity During Election Year

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

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Evolution, Hyper-Growth Reached Via This Industry ETF

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

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A New Frontier for a High-Flying Fintech ETF

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

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Stimulus Could Spark This Infrastructure ETF

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

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Favor Credit Rates With These Investment-Grade Ideas

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

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Compelling Reasons to Love ARK Genomics ETF ‘ARKG’

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

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A Fine Time to Embrace Merits of Shareholder Yield

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

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Video Games Setting High Scores, Raising ETFs

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

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With Small Caps Firing up, Revisit This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Cord Cutting Is Only One Catalyst for A Disruptive ETF

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

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Government Plays Role in Fixing Energy Dominance

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

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Advisors Enhancing Value for Clients With Model Portfolios

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

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A Unique Healthcare ETF off to a Hot Start

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

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Count On BTEC for Healthcare Growth

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

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Win the Fight Against Volatility With This ETF

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

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A Tech ETF With Work From Home Leverage

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

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Model Portfolio Universe Expanding as Some Ideas Standout

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

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New Biotech ETF Finds Small But Mighty Theme

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

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

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

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A Potent Preferred Idea for Extra Income

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

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Play a Long Game With Renewable Energy ETFs

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

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Work From Home And Others Driving Cybersecurity ETFs Higher

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

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An Essential Fintech Trend to Monitor

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

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An Easy, But Proper Way to Raise Retirement Income

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

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An Underrated, Yet Potent Multi-Factor Idea

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

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When Innovation Matters, Turn to this Biotech ETF

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

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Political Considerations Highlight a Model Portfolio

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

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For the Growth/Value Debate, Lean to The Former

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

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Square Still a Difference Maker for this Fintech ETF

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

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Bank on BMLP as a Better Path to Energy Income

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

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Playing a Europe Rebound While Gaining Income

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

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Royalty Emerges With Cloud ETFs

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

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Keeping Safe With Mid-Cap Dividends

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

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A Better Way to Reliable Dividends and Low Volatility

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

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Count on BFOR for Better Broad Market Exposure

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

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A Phenomenal 5G ETF Idea

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

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PAWZ Pet Care ETF Still Impresses

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

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Dial Up 5G Rewards With This ETF

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

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Harness eCommerce Greatness With EBIZ

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

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New Signs This Fintech ETF Is on to Something

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

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Gain Backdoor REIT Income With This Active ETF

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

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Using NUSI as a Safe-Haven and for Income

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

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Taking a Cautious Approach to Emerging Markets

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

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A Power Pharmaceuticals ETF to Consider

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

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Baseball Is Back, Building Case for BETZ ETF

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

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PDEV Preparation for an International Equity Rebound

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

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Pandemic Pushes Pot Demand Higher

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

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Midstream May be Starting to Balance

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

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Hi Ho Silver And Away With This Global X ETF

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

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Solar Pillars May Prop up This Renewable Energy ETF

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

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Work From Home ETF Impresses Already

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

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Great News: Gold ETF Delivering Bullion Is Now Cheaper

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

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With Worst Over for REIT Dividends, Consider RDOG

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

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A Sector ETF Benefiting From Central Bank Help

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

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Get Your Fix on Income with the RAVI ETF

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

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China Rally Brings Support for a New Approach

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

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Soaring Sales Support Scorching Video Game ETF

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

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NUSI Brings Retirement Income Enhancement, Protection

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

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Back To Value With a Dividend Kicker

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

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Leverage Major Trends With This ETF

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

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Large Catalyst Looms for Gaming ETFs

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

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Increasing Global Allure for Green Bonds

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

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A New, Lucrative Frontier Needs ARK Fintech ETF

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

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Health & Wellness ETF May Be a Healthy Idea for Investors

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

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

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

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Tesla's High Tide Lifts Sails of This ARK ETF

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

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Turning Back To Emerging Markets With This ETF

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

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Major Online Retailers Lift This VanEck ETF

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

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Investigating IDOG for Global Income

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

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Unusually Strong Digital Ad Spending May Propel Social Media ETF

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

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Stronger Corporate Bond Market May Bolster This Fund

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

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Surging Semiconductor ETFs Delivers More Upside

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

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Genomics Long-Term Trajectory Highlights ARKG

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

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Catalysts Coming for Soaring Lithium ETF

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

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Communications Sector Strength is Worth TAWKing About

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

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A New Defensive Idea for a Rough Dividend Climate

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

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Midstream Companies Eschew M&A, Could Benefit This Fund

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

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Shifting Habits Pave Way for Long-Term Fintech Benefit

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

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New China ETF Has Turn in the Limelight

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

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This Renewable Energy ETF Still Shines

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

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Fabulous Fundamentals Brighten Outlook for Healthcare

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

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There's Hope for These Green Bonds

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

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Go Passed FAANGs With a New Economies ETF

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

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Calling on Covered Calls for Increased Income

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

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Two Standout Stories in One ETF

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

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An Olympic-Sized Chance for Video Game ETFs

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

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Reaching Value With a High Dividend Strategy

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

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Read the NUSI Signs, Earn an Income Hedge

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

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Energy Investing Is Terrific, If You Know Where to Look

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

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A Shining Software ETF for the Second Half

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

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Tesla Attracts Investors to This Soaring ETF

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

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Semiconductor ETFs Are Piping Hot

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

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Social Media Holds in Face of Facebook Controversy

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

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With it Being Time to Hedge, NUSI Needs Attention

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

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Coronavirus Sparked a Great Week for Active Genomics ETF

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

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If Internet Giants Avoid Controversy, XLC Wins

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

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Key Factors Explain Case for This Alternative Energy ETF

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

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Good Vibes Continue for ESG ETFs

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

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Contactless Payments Are a Key Catalyst for Fintech ETFs

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

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Use Dividend Defense With a Covered Call Strategy

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

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New Charging Stations Reveal Case for This EV ETF

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

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Note This Sector Approach for Investors Seeking Portfolio Diversity

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

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NUSI Offers a Clearer Picture Payout

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

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Square PPP Loan Share Spotlights Benefits of Fintech ETF

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

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Lots of Pandemic Push for 'ESPO' Video Game ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Social Media ETFs Hit New Highs Amid Controversy

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

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This REIT ETF Beats out Lots of Rivals

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

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Find ESG Leadership in This Popular Fund

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

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Get High Yield, Skip Risky Bonds With This ETF

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

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Analysts Are Loving Tesla, Which Is Key for This ETF

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

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A Genomics ETF at the Center of Coronavirus

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

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Biotech ETFs in Spotlight, Why They'll Remain

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

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Nikola Faces Pricing Disadvantage Against Tesla

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

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Betting on a Brazil Bounce With This ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

NUSI Is Proving its Mettle to Income Investors

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

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There's Plenty of Opportunity for Biotech Post-Coronavirus

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

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This ETF Offers Trend Exposure For EV Infrastructure

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

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Quality Holds As Meaningful With Dividend ETFs

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

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Sustainability in This Cost-Effective Vanguard ESG ETF

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

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Stars Align for This Video Game ETF

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

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Pandemic Provides Push for the Social Media ETF

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

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What's Next for Midstream Energy Plays in 2020

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

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Nasdaq Surge Should Have More Fuel to Benefit This ETF

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

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Emerging Markets Junk Bonds Are In The Spotlight

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

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Two Disruptive ETFs for One Crucial Theme

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

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Greece ETF Rebounding With More Potential Upside

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

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Midstream Energy Makes Move Into Renewables

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

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This Amazon-Heavy ETF Matters Once Again

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

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Even With Stocks Soaring, Don't Miss Utilities ETFs

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

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This Income ETF Is on the Mend in a Major Way

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

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Following Coronavirus, This REIT ETF Has Bounced Back

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Companies Are Driving This Hot Video Game ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Holdings Diversity Makes Difference With This eCommerce ETF

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

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Signs Abound, as Energy Landscape Changes

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

Retirement Income Channel

This Unique Income ETF Is Ready for More Rallying

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

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Vertical Integration May Be A Big Driver for This ETF

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

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Previous Laggards Ignite Rally for Wide Moat ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

The Adventurous Can Play Homebuilders Strength This Way

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

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This Biotech ETF Doesn't Need Coronavirus Vaccines to Soar

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

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Finding Small-Cap Dividend Dependability

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

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JETS ETF Flying At New Complexion

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

An Ideal Tactical ETF For Disruptive Asset Allocation

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

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Embrace Disruption to Tenth Degree With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Refiners ETF May Be Worth Filling up With

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

Multi-Asset Channel

With Troubles in China, Consider This EM ETF

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

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Mulling Midstream Correlations to Crude Gyrations

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

Core Equity Channel

Dividend Quality Accessible With These ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

An Income ETF That Avoids Dividend Trouble Areas

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Play a High Beta Bounce With This ETF

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

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Exploring Why This Cloud ETF Is Taking a Hot Group Higher

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

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Low Oil Prices Don't Diminish Renewable Energy Case

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Income and Value Meet in This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This ETF May be the Right Gauge of Reopening Success

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

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This Energy ETF Is Rebounding in a Big Way

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

The King of Active Equity ETFs Solidifies Throne

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus Bailouts Apply to Surprising International ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

Tough Times for Dividends, Good Time for This Dividend ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus Is Crushing EM ETFs, but not This One

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Take Some Volatility From Global Equities With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Power of Precision Medicine May Be Fueled Here

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

Core Equity Channel

This Online Retail ETF Is In It for the Long Haul

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Dreaming of Streaming? Invest With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Genomics ETF Setting Up Nicely for Long-Term

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Surprise Income Potential in Small/Mid Multi-Factor ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Goldman Bets on This Beaten up Market for Rebound

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Let This Growth ETF Do the Thematic Leg Work for You

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

Multi-Asset Channel

ESG ETFs Work for Everyone, Not Just Young Investors

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Cap Off International Volatility With This Nataxis ETF

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

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Diversify With This Domestic Equity Strategy

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Tech-Based ETF Brings Plenty of Income

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Prepare for a Return of Inflation With This ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Silver Medal for the ESG Bond ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

Peel Back Risk, but Keep Equity Exposure With This ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Why Dividend Aristocracy Matters Now

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Why the Lithium ETF Still Matters

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Find Dividend Safety With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

3D Printing Enters Fight Against COVID-19

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Good Income Idea for Risk-Averse Investors Wanting Growth

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Covid-19 eSports Boost Proves Case for This Thematic ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Get Ready To Consider This ETF for Oil’s Rally

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Count on a New Banking Generation With This Fintech ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Play the Small-Cap Resurge With Multiple Factors

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

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This May be the Way to Revisit International Stocks

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Vegan ETF Is a Nice Surprise in Rough Market Setting

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

Multi-Asset Channel

How Infrastructure Can Revive the Economy

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

How a Popular Biotech ETF Fits the Coronavirus Investing Landscape

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

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Virus Alert Is One Catalyst for This Hot Genomics ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Multi-Factor Investing Features Sector-Level Utility

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

Retirement Income Channel

With Dividend Cuts Building, Rethink Income Using This ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

It is Time to Get Defensive With Dividends

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Cybersecurity Is Becoming More Important

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Rethinking Low Vol With This FlexShares ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Where to Head for Dependable Dividends

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Why Healthcare Markets Matter for the 3D Printing ETF

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

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A Youthful Step to a Young Healthcare Rally

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

Retirement Income Channel

An Excellent Low-Risk Idea for Added Income

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