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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
Thematic Investing Channel

Energy ETFs Quietly Mount Return

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Rising Yields May Spell Opportunity For This REIT ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Utilities ETFs Look Steady, But They Ain't Cheap

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

Core ETF Channel

Be Paid to Revisit Small Caps With This ProShares ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Getting Paid to be Defensive And Travel Out Of Country

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Homebuilders ETF Holds Onto Solid Foundation

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Wind Energy Market is Rising and Propelling This ETF

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

News

Be Cautious With This Small-Cap Miners ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Don’t Miss Out On This Rallying Portugal ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Microsoft And Apple Power This Big Tech ETF

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

News

A Dim Outlook For The Copper ETN

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Earnings Bell Tolls For Major Energy ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Greece ETF Remains Beacon of Light For Europe ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Looking To China For Much Desired Yield

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An ETF Solution For Low Yield Bond Blues

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

Core ETF Channel

Dividend Stocks Are Cheaper Than Investors May Think

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Unique Sector ETF May be a 4th Quarter Winner

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Global X Enters Gamer ETF Space With New HERO Fund

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Seeking Fixed Income in a Low Yield World

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This High-Yield Bond ETF Keeps Shining On

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

Core ETF Channel

What Apple’s Bullishness Means For The Dow ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Think On This Global Energy ETF For Dividends

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Electric Vehicle ETF Will Rev Up Some More

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This Emerging Markets Bond ETF’s Rally Will Continue

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

Core ETF Channel

For Infrastructure Investors, This Toll Is Worth It

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Perhaps Some Hope For This Marijuana ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Rising Russia ETF Sees Unusual Options Activity

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

News

An Ambitious Bitcoin Forecast Coming

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

Multi-Asset Channel

How to be Picky in Emerging Markets

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

It’s Been Another Huge Year For Green Bonds

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

Thematic Investing Channel

The Right ETF For Lively Live-Stream Gaming Market

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

Core ETF Channel

Value ETFs: Less Dead Than Previously Believed

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Compelling Catalysts For This Clean Energy ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Warren’s Woes Raise This Healthcare ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A New Idea For Considering Ex-US Developed Market Equities

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Software May Be Super For eSports ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Don’t Forget This Smart Dividend ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

It May be to Time to Bank on Biotech ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Sizing Up This Crucial Semiconductor ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Don’t Forget About This Global ESG ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

What’s Pushing The Returns of This eSports ETF?

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Cost-Effective Corporate Bond ETF For Added Yield

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Lukewarm View on Japanese Stocks, ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Steady High-Yield Bond ETF For Credit Environment

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

Core ETF Channel

Now Talkin' Tech ETFs Because The Getting is Good

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

VanEck eSports ETF Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Style

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Get Ready For Energy Earnings With This Upstream ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Homebuilders ETF Can Target More Highs

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

Core ETF Channel

More Strong Runs For The NOBL Dividend ETF

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

Core ETF Channel

A Rising Star Within The ESG ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Regulatory Revamp May Lift Infrastructure ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Case Remains For Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Major Earnings Week For Bank ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

More Rays of Light For This Hot Greece ETF

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

Core ETF Channel

A Cost-Effective, Principle Approach to International Equities

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Newly Refined Strategy For Energy ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A REIT ETF With A Very Tempting Yield

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Robotics ETF Shrugs Away Cyclical Slump

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Winning Idea Among Quality ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Don’t Expect Much From This Healthcare ETF

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

News

Platinum ETFs Will Be Powerful Again

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

Core ETF Channel

This Financial ETF May be Fun in October

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Believe It: Volatility Declines for Some China ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Here’s What's Hurting Regional Bank ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

Magnificence in Emerging Markets Income

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Time May be Right For This Junk Bond ETF

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

News

Deciphering Merits of a Bitcoin Investment

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

Core ETF Channel

Playing it Fairly Safe With Small Caps

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Preparing For a Biotech Bounce With XBI

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Quality Is Vital For Corporate Bond Market

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This Small-Cap ETF May be Ready to Rally

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

For Risk-Taking Investors, Check Out Oil Dividends

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Note This Active Idea For Ex-US Developed Markets

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

News

If Stocks Drop, Hedge Your Bets With This ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Check Out This Steady Fixed Income ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Inspire Investing Launches Faith-Based ESG ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Saudi Arabia ETF Deals With Credit Downgrade

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

News

A Cloudy Future For Big Oil And Energy Sector

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Investigate The VanEck Israel Equities ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Biotech ETFs Had A Rough 3rd Quarter

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

News

This Cheaper Alternative to GLD Tops $1 Billion

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

Assessing Argentina Angles Amid Political Volatility

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

News

Up Front With Barry Ritholtz on WealthStack Conference

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Multi-Asset ETF For a Low-Yield World

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

News

Advisors: WealthStack is Shaking Up Conference Format

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

Multi-Asset Channel

QLC Is a Hidden Gem Among Quality ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

Why Bad News Is Good News for EMTY ETF

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

Core ETF Channel

When the Market Calms, Consider a Reverse-Weighted Solution

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

Core ETF Channel

Small Cap Dividend ETF Adds Some New Holdings

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Take the Long View of the Longevity ETF ‘LNGR’

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Looking for Trade War Protection? Look to Corporate Bond ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

Future Looks Bright For Decline of Retail Store ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Utilities ETFs Still Merit Consideration

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Why This FlexShares ETF Is an Infrastructure Winner

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

Multi-Asset Channel

An ETF for Conservative Bond Investors with a Decent Yield

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

Core ETF Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This is One of 2019’s Most Successful New ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

PAWZ Potential Boosted by These Companies, Among Others

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Turning Defense into Offense with High-Yield Bond ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

South Korea ETF Could be Ready to Bounce Back

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

Thematic Investing Channel

The Right Time for a Powerful Preferred ETF

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

Core ETF Channel

Municipal Bond ETFs Still Have Receptive Audiences

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Best ETFs to Gain Exposure to Energy Sector Recovery

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

Core ETF Channel

Fed Rate Cut Could Propel Dividend ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Demographic Trends Favor a Nifty Healthcare ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Core ETF Channel

Value ETFs Just Keep Getting Cheaper

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Inside the New Amplify Cannabis ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Why This Esports ETF Can Continue Climbing

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Steady Emerging Market Investors Aren’t Impressed With

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

Core ETF Channel

Embracing Mid-Cap Investing With ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Gold Miners ETFs Can Keep The Party Going

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

Core ETF Channel

Prime Day Proved Potent for Online Retail ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A High Flier Among Online Retail ETFs

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Core ETF Channel

An Interesting Option for High Dividend Hunters

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Follow This Global X Fintech ETF Up 38% YTD

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

Core ETF Channel

Healthcare ETFs Plot Comebacks

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Get Prepared for Aerospace and Defense Earnings

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Putting an Electric Vehicle ETF into Gear

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Smart Idea for Smart Beta Emerging Markets Exposure

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

Chinese Data Weighs on Oil ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

Get Staples Exposure Without a Big Commitment

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Government Efforts Could Further Boost Greece ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Big Amazon Exposure Supports VanEck Retail ETF ‘RTH’

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

Thematic Investing Channel

An Alternative to the Usual Consumer Cyclical ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An Adventurous Play on Russia: RUSL

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

Core ETF Channel

Are You Under-Allocated to Mid-Caps?

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Bigger Yields Could be Coming to Bank ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

REGL: A Top Idea Among Mid-Cap ETFs

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Mounting Store Closures Could Be Good for EMTY & CLIX

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Regional Bank ETFs Could Join the Dividend Party

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Some Positive Signs for Silver ETFs

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

A Tempting Yield Play With A Hedge

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

Core ETF Channel

Big Blue Could Join NOBL Dividend ETF Next Year

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Central Banks Backstop Gold ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Fintech Adoption Bodes Well For Related ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

SPDR Changes Some Names, Tickers on 6 Kensho ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Catalysts That Could Catapult the BOTZ ETF Higher

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

Core ETF Channel

Lots of Good News For Invesco KBW Bank ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Mexico ETF Still Waiting For Tensions to Ebb

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

It Could Be Time to Revisit Emerging Markets ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

Even If Risk Is On, NOBL Can Deliver

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Ascending ACES Thriving as Coal Production Slumps

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

Thematic Investing Channel

XLK Tech ETF Could Be the Perfect to Own in July

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Finding Efficiency, Income in Mid-Caps

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

Thematic Investing Channel

How to Tap Into Millennial Health and Wellness Trends

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

Questioning the Fundamentals Of Current Market Rally

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

The 5 Best Leveraged ETFs of June

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

Core ETF Channel

Russell 1000, 2000 ETFs Will Get Some Popular IPOs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A New Video Game ETF is Here

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil Prices Likely To Stay Compressed Absent A War

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Midstream Makes These MLP ETFs Sound Bets

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Supply Constraints Help Municipal Bond ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

How to be Adventurous With Junk Bonds

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Top Benefits of MLPs and Related ETFs

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

Core ETF Channel

A Safer, Quality Small-Cap ETF Idea

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Internet of Things ETF Has a Lot of Catalysts

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

Core ETF Channel

Yield Anomaly Could Benefit Dividend Growth Strategies

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Betting On The Blockchain With BLCN

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Vietnam ETF Offers Opportunity With Some Risk-adjusted

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

Core ETF Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Demographic Focus Lifts Global X Millennials ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Materials ETFs Have Been Marvelous in June

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

Core ETF Channel

Make a Dash For Cash With Cash Flow ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

How to Get Tactical With Municipal Bond Exposure

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

Core ETF Channel

There’s Power in PAWZ Pet Care ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Transportation ETF For Protection From An Economic Slowdown

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

Core ETF Channel

In Retail, Online is The Place to Be

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

Malaysian Stocks Showing Signs Of Life

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

Core ETF Channel

Why Growth Can Maintain Its Edge Over Value

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

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Global X Looks to Enter Cannabis ETF Competition

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

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How Tech Stocks Affect Momentum ETFs

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

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Esports ETFs Heat Up As E3 Conference Approaches

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

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10 ETFs To Play The Crude Oil Market

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

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Investigating Infrastructure ETFs for Defense and Yield

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

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

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

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Modi Reelection Has Investors Flocking to India ETF

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

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NOBL ETF Outperformed the S&P 500 in May

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

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NOBL: An Exclusive Dividend Paying ETF From Proshares

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

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With This ETF, Trash Glitters

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

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Bitcoin Rally Could Benefit Members of Some Chip ETFs

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

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4 Dividend Paying ETFs For Investors Looking For Extra Cash

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

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Yield Curve Becomes an Issue For Regional Bank ETFs

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

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Tread Carefully With Energy Sector ETFs

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

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The Case For Preferred ETFs as Fed Hits Pause Button

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

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Why U.S. Dollar ETFs Continue to Look Sturdy

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

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Favorable Fundamentals For The Vietnam ETF

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

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FTSE Russell Forges Ahead With A-Shares Plan

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

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Battered Chip ETFs Could See Some Relief

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

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The Case Builds For Fintech ETF Investing

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

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

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

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Big Holding in Lithium ETF is Forecasting Robust Demand

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

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Finding Royalty Among European Dividend ETFs

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

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VanEck Oil Refiners ETF Can Spring to Life

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

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U.S. Dividend Growth Trends Higher

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

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Biotech ETFs Could Use Some M&A Action

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

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Currency Correlations Could Bode Well For ‘EMLC’ ETF

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

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REGL: A Mid-Cap Dividend ETF for Trade Tensions

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

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3 Reasons to Be Excited About Vietnam ETF

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

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Find Market Safety in ‘NOBL’ Dividend ETF

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

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Japan: Another Market Where Trade Relations Matter

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

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Embracing High-Yield ETFs For The Long-Term

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

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E-Commerce Helps a Surprising Argentina ETF

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

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

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

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How Geographic Changes Affect This Emerging Markets ETF

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

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Growth Stocks Are Pricey While Value Waits Its Moment

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

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In a Downturn, Fallen Angel Volume Could Rise

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

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5G is an Important Catalyst For Chip ETFs

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

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

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

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Marijuana ETF Survives New Jersey Disappointment

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

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

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

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Why Coal ETF ‘KOL’ is a Surprising Dividend Play

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

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Energy ETFs: Time to Get Bearish?

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

Thematic Investing Channel

How Should Thematic ETFs be Weighted?

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

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3 Factors for the Price of One in AUSF ETF

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

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QDIV ETF: Lean on Quality With Timely Dividend Payer

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

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A Maritime ETF For Eco-Friendly Investors

With ecological conservation a more active force than ever, organizations have sought to...

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Earnings Outlook Could Hold Back U.S. Equities

The champagne has been popping in U.S. equities after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and...

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Energy Department Investment in Solar May Fuel Energy ETFs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $128 million in new projects to...