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Tom Lydon the Co-CEO of ETF Flows, the holding company formed in February 2019 for the ETF Trends and ETF Database brands as part of their merger. Lydon is a contributor to major print, radio and television media including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Investment News.

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Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Stronger Corporate Bond Market May Bolster This Fund

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Surging Semiconductor ETFs Delivers More Upside

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Genomics Long-Term Trajectory Highlights ARKG

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Catalysts Coming for Soaring Lithium ETF

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Communications Sector Strength is Worth TAWKing About

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A New Defensive Idea for a Rough Dividend Climate

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream Companies Eschew M&A, Could Benefit This Fund

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Shifting Habits Pave Way for Long-Term Fintech Benefit

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

New China ETF Has Turn in the Limelight

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Renewable Energy ETF Still Shines

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Fabulous Fundamentals Brighten Outlook for Healthcare

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

There's Hope for These Green Bonds

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Go Passed FAANGs With a New Economies ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

Calling on Covered Calls for Increased Income

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

Thematic Investing Channel

An Olympic-Sized Chance for Video Game ETFs

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Reaching Value With a High Dividend Strategy

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

Retirement Income Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Are Piping Hot

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Social Media Holds in Face of Facebook Controversy

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

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

If Internet Giants Avoid Controversy, XLC Wins

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Key Factors Explain Case for This Alternative Energy ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Contactless Payments Are a Key Catalyst for Fintech ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

New Charging Stations Reveal Case for This EV ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

NUSI Offers a Clearer Picture Payout

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Square PPP Loan Share Spotlights Benefits of Fintech ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Find ESG Leadership in This Popular Fund

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

Retirement Income Channel

Get High Yield, Skip Risky Bonds With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

A Genomics ETF at the Center of Coronavirus

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Biotech ETFs in Spotlight, Why They'll Remain

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Nikola Faces Pricing Disadvantage Against Tesla

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Thematic Investing Channel

There's Plenty of Opportunity for Biotech Post-Coronavirus

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

This ETF Offers Trend Exposure For EV Infrastructure

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

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Sustainability in This Cost-Effective Vanguard ESG ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Stars Align for This Video Game ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Pandemic Provides Push for the Social Media ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Retirement Income Channel

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,...

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Two Disruptive ETFs for One Crucial Theme

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Greece ETF Rebounding With More Potential Upside

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream Energy Makes Move Into Renewables

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This Amazon-Heavy ETF Matters Once Again

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

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Core Equity Channel

Finding Small-Cap Dividend Dependability

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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,...

Retirement Income Channel

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...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

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...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Spot Natural Monopolies With This Wide Moat ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Powerful Potential With PSM, Mid/Small Fund

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Good Time to Show Interest in This Infrastructure ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Heroic Action for This Video Games & eSports ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

How to Deal With a Wacky Emerging Markets Environment

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Ongoing Amazon Ascent May Help This Unique Internet ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

New Med Practice Due To Covid Lift Principal ETF Hope

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Streaming Giants May Lift This Sector ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

Access Out-Performance With a Hedged Broad Market ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Oil Meltdown May Benefit Alternative Energy ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Green Bond Rebound May Print Green For Investors

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

Multi-Asset Channel

With Mortgage-Backed Securities, Control Matters

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Consider Heading Back to Emerging Markets With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Covid-19 eCommerce Has Long-Ranging ETF Implications

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

Retirement Income Channel

An Asset Class Fit for Active Management

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Huge Growth Awaits a Golden Genomics ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Embracing Emerging Markets While Getting Paid

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Lithium May Liven up Again And Here’s Why

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Coronavirus Is Altering How Millennials Spend

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Coronavirus May Spur More ESG ETF Launches

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Why This Cybersecurity ETF Really Matters

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

Retirement Income Channel

Globe Trot Taking Less Risk With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Seeking A Winner Among Internet ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Use The Internet ETF PNQI as a Netflix Proxy

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Quality Dividend ETF With Yield & Growth Chances

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Non-Assuming Healthcare ETF Is Impressing This Year

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

Retirement Income Channel

Avoid Emerging Markets Issue Spots With This ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Core Equity Channel

A Royal Idea When Looking at Mid-Cap Dividends

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

VanEck Switching Indexes on China, India Small-Cap ETFs

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

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BNY Mellon Discusses Their Jump Into The ETF Space

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

In Value ETFs, Sector Exposures Matter

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Come For the Quality, but This ETF Has Other Benefits

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Being Fond of Floaters May Work For Fixed Income

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Pandemic Highlights EV Advantages to This ETF Story

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

Multi-Asset Channel

FlexShares Infrastructure ETF Merits Consideration

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

Retirement Income Channel

Check a Valuable Idea in Smart Beta Bond ETF Space

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla Helped This Disruptive ETF Outperform in Q1

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Head Out Shopping With a Well-Positioned Retail ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Great Way to Multi-Factor With Domestic Large Caps

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Bad News are Baked in, So Bank on Bank ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

How A Premier Tech Theme Drives the IoT ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

3D Printing and This ETF May Go Mainstream

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

Retirement Income Channel

An Intriguing Low Volatility Mousetrap

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

Core Equity Channel

There’s Value to be had For Basic Healthcare ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Reconsider Small-Cap Value With This Unique ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Bringing Quality to International Dividend Investing

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus May Change Retail, Making This ETF a Winner

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

China’s Work From Home Renaissance May Lift This ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Bull Case Builds for Bearish Retail ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Champion a Favorite Investment Factor With This ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Size Up The Shareholder Yield With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Crisis Reveals Need for Emphasizing Conscious Companies

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

Retirement Income Channel

With Fed Backing Everything, See This Agg Alternative

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

3D Printing ETF Can Shed Its Image as Market Booms

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Wide Moat ETF Adds Names, Attractively Valued

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Reduced Energy May Bring Firmer Balance to This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Data Confirms Esports, Game ETFs Are Virus Victors

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

Retirement Income Channel

A New Approach to Diversification With Domestic Equities

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Why This Healthcare ETF Matters More Now

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Policy Steps May Portend Rebound for Indonesia ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

AI Role in Work From Home Trend Could Benefit This ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Measure Shareholder Yield With This ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Quality Factor Still Alluring in Rough Environment

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Allay Some High-Yield Debt Worry With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Coronavirus Has a Passing Interest Impact on Tech ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

An Income ETF With Robust Growth Prospects

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fallen Angel Field is Getting Bigger

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Big Tech ETF Is Now Offering Great Value

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

Core Equity Channel

Chewy Proves Pet ETF Has Online Coronavirus Benefits

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Go After the Dip in This Growth Sector ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Multi-Faceted Method For Volatility Reduction

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Adding Some Spice to the Consumer Staples Sector

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Long-Term Catalyst Proves the Potency of a Fintech ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

New Buying Scheme Is a Boon for a Unique Junk ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Two-Factor Punch With This Income ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Better Way for ETF Investors to Generate Income

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

Smart Beta Channel

ESG Strategies Show Strength Despite Coronavirus

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

Multi-Asset Channel

ESG ETFs Strut Their Stuff During Rough 1st Quarter

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Uranium ETF Shows Signs of Life

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Uncertain Markets Show Utility of This Large-Cap ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Things May Perk up for IG Corporates with This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Fintech ETF May Get Big Boost From Developing Economies

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

Retirement Income Channel

Reduce Volatility, Boost Income With This Dividend ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Why This Beleaguered Energy ETF May Bounce Back

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This Dividend ETF May Standout This Month

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Homebuilder ETF Ready to Rebound After Awful March

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Software Slump Overdone and This ETF May Rebound

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Don’t Overlook This Great News for the Vietnam ETF

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Multi-Factor Advantage With Small-Cap Stocks

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Cloud Calling Makes This ETF a Neat Tech Idea

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

Retirement Income Channel

Take Some Turbulence from Junk Bonds With This ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

An ETF For Managing Risk With Domestic Equities

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Going Green With Bonds Is a Superb Idea

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Fill in Important Cap Gaps With This Multi-Factor ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

An ETF Supported by Strong Demographic, Spending Trends

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

Core Equity Channel

Where to Find Some Safety With Dividends in 2020

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

Retirement Income Channel

A New Look For International Equities With This Smart ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Ackman Makes Amends With Infrastructure Pitch

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Put the Price on Your Side With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus Quarantine Shows Utility of eSports ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Enjoy Streaming Entertainment Disruption With This ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

Reconsider Emerging Markets Safety With This ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Sticking With Consumer Staples in a Volatile Market

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

When Momentum Rebounds, This ETF May Lead the Way

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Plan for Getting Defensive With Real Estate ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

Avoiding Dividend Disruption in 2020

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Pay Off Being A Contrarian With Value, Using This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

With Dividend Durability in Focus, Rely on This ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Finally, Good News For Battered Bank ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

Industrial REIT ETF May Go From Less Bad to Superstar

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Seize Seismic Demo Shifts With This Principal ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure ETF: Allure in Post-Coronavirus World?

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

A Unique Value ETF May be a Good Deal Here

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Vital Hedge & Monthly Dividends With This Income ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Top Reasons to Love the Lithium ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Corporate Bond ETF Due to be in the Limelight

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Fight With Coronavirus Environment

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

Thematic Investing Channel

The Right ETF for China Now & Post-Coronavirus

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Why its Worth Betting On the Net Lease

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

Core Equity Channel

Why This Retail ETF Has Immediate Appeal

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Yes, Healthcare Is Innovative, This ETF Proves as Much

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

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

An Active Advantage With the Principal Preferred ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

An ESG ETF With Ideal Long-Term Prospects

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

Thematic Investing Channel

High Data Demand Drives This Real Estate ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Trying Times Still Await the Oil ETFs

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

Core Equity Channel

A Surprising Small-Cap ETF Could be Worth Examining

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

Retirement Income Channel

Amid Concerns, Some Short-Term Bond ETFs Merit Consideration

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Seeing a Forest Through The Trees With Gold Miners ETFs

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Can Rebound From Coronavirus Concerns

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Dueling Headwinds For Insurance ETFs Due to Coronavirus

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

Retirement Income Channel

Explaining Dislocation, Disruption in this Popular Muni ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Likely the Preferred Way to Play Preferreds Right Now

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

Retirement Income Channel

Corporate Bond ETF Helps Investors Avoid Potential Downgrade

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Energy Equities Are Stressed, but Analysts Like Some Names

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An Avalanche of Options Activity in Familiar Financial ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Another Problem Lurks for the Italy ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

Trend Following Working for This Bond ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Political Push That May Benefit Some Thematic ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

Banks Have It Rough, but Some ETFs Offer Safe Dividends

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

News

Giving Core Bond Exposure Another Look in Wild Market

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Growth Stocks Now Lagging, but May Still be Attractive

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Where to Find Beneficiaries of Slumping Oil Prices

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Broad Dividend Idea, Now on Sale

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Declining Costs Boost the Allure of GNOM Genomics ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Finding Quality Using Ex-US Dividend Stocks

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

News

Finding Some Steadiness in Bond Arena

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

Core Equity Channel

How to Stick With Small Caps Amid Rough Times

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

How to Find Protection in the Healthcare Sector

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

Multi-Asset Channel

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

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

Utilities Slide Makes Valuations Seem More Reasonable

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

Retirement Income Channel

Being Tactical With TOLZ, a Unique Infrastructure ETF

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

News

Gold ETFs’ Safe-Haven Luster Will be Reborn

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Take on Connectivity With This Thematic ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

When Carnage Abates, Think eSports ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus Panic Lifts Gold Miners ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Market Meltdown May be Proving Ground for ESG ETFs

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Cost-Effective Income ETF For Investors Who are Retired

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Better Balance Sheets Benefit Natural Resources ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Now Time to Talk Turkey For Bold Investors

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

Core Equity Channel

Pet Care ETF Holds up Strong in Dizzying Market

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

This ETF Personifies Fintech’s Financial Leadership

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Durable Dividend Idea For Reducing Volatility

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Surprising Emerging Market Could be Beckoning

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

Thematic Investing Channel

For the Bold, Opportunity Holds With Cannabis ETFs

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

Core Equity Channel

Move for Mortgage-Backed Securities With This ETF

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

News

Taking A Look At A Bond ETF With Duel Benefits

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This Corporate Bond ETF Holds Steady in Difficult Environment

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Video Game ETF Equips Coronavirus Buffer Capabilities

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Low Volatility ETFs Don't Need To Be Perfect

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

Smart Beta Channel

Rate Cuts in Emerging Markets May Help Boost Equities

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

Retirement Income Channel

Smaller Stocks Offer Big Income Prospects

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

It May be Time to Pay More Attention to Healthcare ETFs

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

News

This Corporate Bond ETF Holds Steady in Trying Environment

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Genomics ETF’s Holdings Wards Off Chinese Competition

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Video Game, eSports ETF Matters Plenty in 2020

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

Core Equity Channel

A Cheaper International ETF to Consider on the Dip

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

News

Avoid Junky, Risky Debt With This Corporate Bond ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Go Above & Beyond With This ESG ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Not Time to Fret About Fallen Angels Yet

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Bold Idea Among Energy ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Airline Stocks Have Been Grounded, But ETF May Take Off

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Interesting Demographic May Open Up Cannabis ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Bold China ETF Idea For Bold Investors

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

Core Equity Channel

Accessing The Nobility Amid The Volatility

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

News

Shelter From Storm And Yield With This Bond ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Stocks Faltering, but Don’t Forget This Fintech ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An India ETF to Track When the Time Is Right

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Cannabis ETF Holdings Remain Incredibly Shorted

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This ETF May Benefit From Efforts to Make America Great Again

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Different Way to Consider Low Volatility

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

Core Equity Channel

China Is Controversial, But Still Crucial To Portfolios

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Energy Storage Trends Bode Well For Tesla Heavy ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Staying Safe While Remaining Engaged With Equities

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

News

The Right Junk Bond ETF to Consider Now

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Solid Place to Hide Out in Rough Markets

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

Thematic Investing Channel

An Intriguing Way to Play The Clean Energy Boom

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Embrace a New Economy With This ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

How to Combine Virtuous Investing And Mega-Cap Growth

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Favored Part of the Income-Generating Solution

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

Core Equity Channel

Online Still Looks Solid For Retail ETFs

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

News

Current Important Things About High-Yield Munis

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

News

As Global Dividend Growth Steadies in 2020, Check Out EFAD

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

South Africa ETF Burdened With Potential Troubles

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This China ETF May be Ready to Perk Up

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Bit Of Globetrotting Helps This Fintech ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Multi-Asset Channel

It’s Truly Time For This Infrastructure ETF

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

News

This EM High-Yield Bond ETF Now Matters

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

Core Equity Channel

This Growth ETF Continues To Win

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Be Rid of Fossil Fuels With This ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

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

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Note This Illuminating International Dividend ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

A FANTastic Plan For Wind Power Exposure

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coronavirus May Have A Unique Effect On Esports ETFs

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

Core Equity Channel

Giving Some Love For The Pet Care ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Decade Is Set For E-Commerce ETFs

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Autonomous May be Awesome For This ARK ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Don’t Put Off Healthcare ETFs Because of Election Year

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Getting Income With Renewable Energy Investments

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

See How ‘X’ Marks The Spot For XLE

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Talking TIPS With This FlexShares ETF

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

News

Being Careful With Corporate Bonds

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Why Exclusionary Tactics Will Work in Emerging Markets

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Bearish Energy ETFs to Soon Hedge Against a Weak Oil Market

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coal ETF Enters a Vital Stretch

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Getting Hydrogen Help For This Clean Energy ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Having Access to European Equities on the Cheap

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

Multi-Asset Channel

New Budget Needs Infrastructure Campaign Clues

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

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PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF Moves Into $1 Billion Club

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

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Traders Scouting Protection With High-Flying GLD ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Welcoming The Marvelous Midstream

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Lot of Disruption in One Tech ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Ticket to Quality With an International ETF

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

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Gold ETFs Gets Boost As Coronavirus Concerns Return

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Maybe It’s Time to Look at the Energy Sector

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Multiple Factors Meet in One Excellent ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Tesla Mania Has Impact for Lithium ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Use This ETF For Tesla And Bitcoin Exposure

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Bernie Sanders May Boost These Type of ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Coal Miners Looking For Ways to Bounce Back, Standout

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Genomics ETF Has Coronavirus Vaccine Leverage

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

Core Equity Channel

Why Investors Need Tech Dividend Growth Stocks

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Earnings Season Invites Cannabis Stocks

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Quality Makes a Difference in Emerging Markets

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This May be the Year of Sustainable Fixed Income ETFs

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

Core Equity Channel

ProShares Dividend ETF Continues Drawing Praise

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Build Something Great With a Homebuilders ETF in 2020

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

Core Equity Channel

Can Value Quickly Get its Act Together?

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

New Frontiers May Benefit From 3D Printing ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Politics May Again Pinch This Healthcare ETF

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

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Sustainable Investing Comes to Municipal Bond ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Plenty Of Love Out There For The Lithium ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Rare Earths ETF Deals With Increased Shipments

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Fantastic Financial Services Plan For Bold Investors

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

An A+ ETF For AV and AI Tech

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

For The Daring, Find Value in Oil Services

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

Multi-Asset Channel

New Plan Shines Light On This Infrastructure ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

The Going Is Getting Good For Gold ETFs

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

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This ETF Offers a Great Deal on High-Yield Bonds

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Big Names May Propel This Video Game ETF to Heroic Heights

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Good News Keeps Coming for This Alternative Energy ETF

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

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It Will Be A Big Year For This Sustainable Bond ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

The Fed Holds Still on U.S. Interest Rates

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Consumers Embracing New Tech May Lift IoT ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Digital Wallets May be Dynamite for This Fintech ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

It Might be Japan ETFs' Time to Jump

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

What to Expect From the Argentina ETF in 2020

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Look For This HAPpening Hard Assets ETF

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

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Technical Tests Loom Over Big Junk Bond ETF

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

Innovative ETFs Channel

Why This Software ETF May be Super in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

With 5G Rollout Looming, This ETF Has Swelled

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Data Lights Up For Alternative Energy ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Easing Over Emerging Markets Bumps

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

VanEck Talks Higher Yield In 2020 and ANGL Success

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

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A Terrific Europe Idea For Dividend and Value Investors

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Killer Content Catalyst For a Video Game ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Practical Way to Bet on Energy Sector Resurgence

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

If Government Spending Rises, Treat May Come to Netherlands ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Great Start to 2020 For This Healthcare ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Making a Low Carbon Call With ETFs

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

Core Equity Channel

This Defensive Sector Is Soaring as a Start to 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Unicorn Rebound Raises The IPO ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

A Great Deal on Dependable Dividends

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

An Awesome Route For Autonomous Technology

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Easing Back Into Energy Stocks in 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Quality Dividend Idea With a Bright 2020 View

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Be Tactical With This Emerging Market ETF in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Data Supports Rebound For Greece ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Biotech ETFs Brush Away Political Attacks on Drug Prices

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

Thematic Investing Channel

BlackRock Betting on ESG ETFs in a Major Way

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Spotting A Star Among The High Beta ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

An ETF For Infrastructure's Future

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Going Green Gains Momentum for Bond Market

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Some Are Making Bets Against FANG Stocks

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An Overlooked But Venerable Quality ETF Starts Strong

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Bold Call From Tesla May Bring Big News For These ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Focusing on Domestic Infrastructure Investing

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Kenya Boards the Green Bond Train

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

Core Equity Channel

This Corporate Bond ETF Thrives Even if Rates Hold

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

Core Equity Channel

A Tech ETF Actually Dedicated to Dividends

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

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

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

Multi-Asset Channel

As States Finally Spend on Infrastructure, This ETF May Benefit

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Teladoc Takes Flight, Helping This Disruptive Healthcare ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This Emerging Market Isn’t Earning Much Love

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Boon Bitcoin With CME Options May Be Coming

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

An Effective Way to Tap Evolving Muni Bond Market

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Scientific Path to Lowering Beta

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Get Honed in on Hard Assets With This ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Pet Care ETF PAWZ May be Powerful in 2020

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Future Is Bright for This Autonomous Tech ETF

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

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This Corporate Bond ETF Thrives Even if Rates Remain

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

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An Effective Way to Tap Evolving Muni Bond Market

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Tilt Here For Emerging Markets Exposure in 2020

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Why This Alternative Energy ETF May Shine Again in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Why This Thematic Healthcare May be a January Winner

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

History Says Iran Conflict May Make Aerospace ETFs Winners

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

How to Profit From Financial Services Tension

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

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This Corporate Bond ETF May be a Winner This Year

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Transportation Department Plans May Benefit This Infrastructure ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Crucial Catalyst For This Bank ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A POTX Perk up May be in the Works

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

ETF Strategist Sees Upside For This Miners Fund in 2020

The VanEck Gold Miners ETF (GDX B+), the benchmark bullion miners ETF, surged nearly 40% last...

Multi-Asset Channel

Expect Bond ETFs Stories To Be Back This Year

Last year, fixed income ETFs took in $330 billion in new assets, the second-best year on record....

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Oil ETFs May Be Best Play After Major Middle East Crisis

After a Middle East crisis even, crude oil prices and related ETFs typically outperform other...

Core Equity Channel

The Time May be Right for This International Dividend ETF

The new year is still young, but geopolitical drama is emerging. While those trends can be of the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Illumina Stock May Illuminate This Healthcare ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This China Sector ETF Began 2020 on a Strong Note

The Global X MSCI China Financials ETF (CHIX C) was a decent though not spectacular performer...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Where To Invest In Sizzling Small Caps

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

Core Equity Channel

These Four Dividend Stocks May Power NOBL in 2020

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) is home to 57 dividend-paying stocks, which...

Multi-Asset Channel

This Real Asset ETF May be a Real Win For Investors

Investors looking for broad-based exposure to real assets, such as energy, infrastructure, and...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Wanting A 2019 Repeat Palladium ETF Is Asking a Lot

By now, many investors know about the jaw-dropping climb of palladium and the Aberdeen Standard...

Core Equity Channel

A Marvelous Mid-Cap Idea for the New Year

Investors looking to make new year’s resolution that will prove to be easy to keep and rewarding...

Thematic Investing Channel

Hong Kong ETF May Bounce Back in 2020

The iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH A) finished 2019 with a double-digit gain, but that’s...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Oil Services Firms May Bring 2020 Upside For Tactical Investors

Rising oil prices have lifted the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH B+) to a December gain of...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Surprises May Benefit This Active Internet ETF This Year

Coming off a year in which it gained almost 36%, the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW ) could be poised to...

Thematic Investing Channel

Getting More Action With Consumer Staples Sector

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

This China ETF May be Due for Big Breakout Or Decline

The iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI A-), the biggest China-specific ETF by assets under...

Multi-Asset Channel

This Dual Factor ETF May be Strong Again in 2020

The FlexShares US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund (QLV), which debuted last July, is new...

Thematic Investing Channel

Investors Hoping For 2020 Changes For Cannabis ETFs

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Pros Piled Into Platinum for Late-Year Run

In a year in which gold notched its best annual showing since 2010 and palladium soared, platinum...

Disruptive Technology Channel

This Thematic ETF Will Bounce Back in 2020

There was a time when 3D printing stocks were all the rage. That intensity has cooled off and...

Core Equity Channel

Where to Turn When Earnings Growth Slows in 2020

S&P 500 earnings growth is expected to notch a 9.6% increase next with five sectors – energy,...

Thematic Investing Channel

As Lyft & Uber Struggled, IPO ETF Still Performed

Looking back at 2019, it’s fair to say some of the year’s most ballyhooed initial public...

Core Equity Channel

This Income-Oriented ETF May be the 2020 Way to Play Europe

European equities and the related ETFs, though lagging the S&P 500, have been solid...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Nice Surprise Among Emerging Markets ETFs in 2019

Among emerging markets ETFs in 2019, the VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX B+) has been a pleasant...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Spiffy New Emerging Markets ETF to Consider in 2020

Virtuous investing took a major step forward this year in the world of ETFs, both in terms of the...

Thematic Investing Channel

Consider This Consumer Cyclical ETF for 2020

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Keep Track Of This Amazing Autonomous Tech ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

A Best Breed Internet ETF For 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

An Adaptive Approach to International Income

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

Thematic Investing Channel

China Sector ETFs Would Benefit From Trade Deal

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

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Guyana Joins Ranks of Oil Producing Nations

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

Core Equity Channel

Lower Cost International ETF Earns an Upgrade

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Making A Pentagon Push For The Rare Earths ETF

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

An Interesting Israel Idea For Global & Tech Exposure

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

Thematic Investing Channel

POTX Positioned For a Rebound With Nice Surprise

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

Core Equity Channel

Reducing International Equity Volatility

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

Multi-Asset Channel

This New Equity ETF Seems Like a Winner

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Thematic Healthcare ETF With Defensive Trends

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Expect Plenty From Biotech ETFs in 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Get in the Middle With A Marvelous Multi-Factor ETF

Mid-cap stocks and ETFs were solid performers in 2019. Investors looking to step up their mid-cap...

Core Equity Channel

Saudi Aramco Heads to MSCI Indexes, Allowing For Profit

MSCI Inc. (MSCI), one of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of ETFs, moved to...

Disruptive Technology Channel

These 2 Thematic ETFs Could Intersect in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

A Terrific Energy ETF Income Idea

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Get Half Currency Hedged With Unique International ETF

For years, international ETFs were either currency hedged or they weren’t. There wasn’t a middle...

Tactical Allocation Channel

MOOve Onto This Agriculture ETF in 2020

The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is higher by nearly 20% this year, putting it on pace...

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Core Equity Channel

This Industrial ETF Is on the Cusp of a Huge Breakout

Up 26.80% year-to-date, the Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLI A) is trailing the S&P...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Get Giddy For Genomics With This Biotech ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

A Real Assets ETF With True Long-Term Potential

The energy sector has been a dud this year, but that could change in 2020 and investors ought to...

Core Equity Channel

Bank ETFs Will Keep Surging in 2020

The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE A) is higher by 26.51% year-to-date, an arguably surprising rally...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Mining ETF Easily Tops its Underlying Metal

Silver has been a solid performer in the commodities complex this year, but the real story is...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Marvelous Multi-Factor Concept For International Equity Exposure

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Aggressive Conservative Bond Approach May Pay Off in 2020

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Don’t Leave Fintech ETFs Out of Best of 2019 ETFs Lists

The conversation about what makes new ETFs successful almost always leads to dollars, meaning...

Thematic Investing Channel

This Retail ETF May Win Again in 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

An MBS ETF Ideal For Increasing Income

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Fertilizer Stocks May Lift Agribusiness ETF

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

Thematic Investing Channel

This Sector ETF Will be a Winner Again in 2020

The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC), the first and largest ETF targeting the...

Core Equity Channel

NOBL Solidifies Status as Leader Among Dividend ETFs

The ProShares S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF (NOBL A-) is higher by 23.54% year-to-date, not far off...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Playing The Preferreds For Better Income

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Political Bell Tolls for Infrastructure ETF As 2020 Looms

The FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA B+) is up almost 2% this month...

Thematic Investing Channel

POTX Pot ETF Could Hit Higher in 2020

The Global X Cannabis ETF (POTX) debuted at a rough time for cannabis equities and that’s true of...

Tactical Allocation Channel

A Nice Bond ETF Idea For Income in 2020

The Federal Reserve probably won’t lower interest rates again anytime soon, but the yields on...

Multi-Asset Channel

How To Go With Growth in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Making A Call On This Cloud ETF in 2020

As has been widely noted, the Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU), which debuted in April, is one...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Believe it or Not, Some Big Chip Stocks Are Underowned

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Electric Vehicle ETF May Floor it Higher in 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Semiconductor ETFs Will Need Help To Soar Again in 2020

The iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX B+) and the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-)...

Core Equity Channel

Get Tech Protection With This Inverse ETF

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

Multi-Asset Channel

How to Make a Play on Canadian Small Caps

U.S. small-cap stocks are accessible via dozens of ETFs, including the iShares Core S&P...

Thematic Investing Channel

Why The Lithium ETF’s Rally May Prove Credible

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT B-) is in the red year-to-date, but the first...

Core Equity Channel

A Durable Multi-Factor Plan To Consider

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Infrastructure ETFs May be Interesting in 2020

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Investors Moving Back Into Resurgent Biotech ETFs

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Mexico ETF Awaits The Real AMLO to Stand Up

The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (EWW A), the largest US-listed ETF dedicated to Mexican...

Multi-Asset Channel

A Great Time to Consider This Emerging Markets ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Being Paid to Embrace Old School Tech Stocks

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Many Traders Remain Bearish on Energy ETFs

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

Thematic Investing Channel

New Cloud ETF Delivers Cybersecurity Leverage

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Consider This Emerging Markets ETF For 2020

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Look At This Big, Broad, Efficient Bond ETF

Fixed income ETFs on a torrid asset-gathering paces this year. In fact, as of Nov. 30, bond ETFs...

Thematic Investing Channel

Years Remain Before Ideal Lithium ETF Conditions

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

Thematic Investing Channel

Be Sure To Bet on This Industry ETF in December

Investors looking for winning sector and industry ETFs this month may be inclined to lean toward...

Core Equity Channel

A Retail ETF With Use Beyond Holiday Shopping

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Another Big Year May be Looming For Renewable Energy ETFs

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

Relative Value Investing Channel

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

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Mounting Momentum For This ESG ETF

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

Core Equity Channel

Considering The Popular USMV ETF

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

Tactical Allocation Channel

Opportunity Abounds With This China ETF

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

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

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

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

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

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

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An Intriguing International Dividend ETF

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Agribusiness ETF May Get a Corn-Cobbed Boost

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Be Careful With This Junk Bond ETF

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Lower Interest Rates Charge This Preferred Stock ETF

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Dividends Support Case For High-Flying Russia ETF

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Get Ready For An Epic Cyber Monday With This ETF

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A New eSports ETF With Terrific Long-Term Potential

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Regional Political Risk Threatens This EM Bond ETF

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

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This Oil Service ETF May Bounce Back

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A Dividend ETF With Protection

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Data Continues Boosting Case For Online Shopping ETFs

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Strong Dollar Brings Tailwind For This ETF

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

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Adding ESG Sustainability to Bond Portfolios

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Minor Sector Changes For a Big Low Vol ETF

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This Healthcare ETF’s Redemption Story Is Ongoing

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

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This New Bond ETF is Seriously Worth Considering

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Jim Ross, ETF Industry Legend, Announces Retirement

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For The Daring, This Coal ETF Is Calling

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

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Quality Impresses, But It Ain't Cheap

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

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Recent Dip May be a Buying Opportunity For Brazil ETF

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This Hot Semiconductor ETF Will Continue Soaring

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A New Computing ETF Off To A Terrific Start

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Muni Bonds Still Make Sense For Conservative Investors

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

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Value and Dividends In This Foreign Equity ETF

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A Sector Growth And Value Investors May Just Like

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An Emerging Markets Rally May be Brewing

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Pot Stocks, ETFs May be Ready to Perk Up

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

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Get Paid to be In With The Sweet Spot

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

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Relief May Come For Subdued Cannabis ETFs

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A Rookie ETF That May Be A Winner

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As Corporate Debt Issuance Soars, Focus on Quality

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

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Tesla Rally is Great News For This ETF

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

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Rare Earth ETF Hold as China Boosts Quotas

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

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Adding Yield to Muni Bond Investments

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

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Taking A Look at Leveraged Loans With The BKLN ETF

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

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With Falling Rates, Go Long With This Bond ETF

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

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Energy ETFs Quietly Mount Return

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Rising Yields May Spell Opportunity For This REIT ETF

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

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Utilities ETFs Look Steady, But They Ain't Cheap

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

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Be Paid to Revisit Small Caps With This ProShares ETF

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

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Getting Paid to be Defensive And Travel Out Of Country

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

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Homebuilders ETF Holds Onto Solid Foundation

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Wind Energy Market is Rising and Propelling This ETF

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

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Be Cautious With This Small-Cap Miners ETF

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

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Don’t Miss Out On This Rallying Portugal ETF

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Microsoft And Apple Power This Big Tech ETF

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A Dim Outlook For The Copper ETN

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Earnings Bell Tolls For Major Energy ETF

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Greece ETF Remains Beacon of Light For Europe ETFs

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

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Looking To China For Much Desired Yield

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

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An ETF Solution For Low Yield Bond Blues

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

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Dividend Stocks Are Cheaper Than Investors May Think

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

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This Unique Sector ETF May be a 4th Quarter Winner

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

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Global X Enters Gamer ETF Space With New HERO Fund

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

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Seeking Fixed Income in a Low Yield World

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

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This High-Yield Bond ETF Keeps Shining On

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

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What Apple’s Bullishness Means For The Dow ETF

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Think On This Global Energy ETF For Dividends

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This Electric Vehicle ETF Will Rev Up Some More

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This Emerging Markets Bond ETF’s Rally Will Continue

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For Infrastructure Investors, This Toll Is Worth It

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

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Perhaps Some Hope For This Marijuana ETF

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

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

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

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Rising Russia ETF Sees Unusual Options Activity

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

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An Ambitious Bitcoin Forecast Coming

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

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How to be Picky in Emerging Markets

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

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It’s Been Another Huge Year For Green Bonds

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

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The Right ETF For Lively Live-Stream Gaming Market

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

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Value ETFs: Less Dead Than Previously Believed

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

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

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

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Compelling Catalysts For This Clean Energy ETF

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Warren’s Woes Raise This Healthcare ETF

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

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A New Idea For Considering Ex-US Developed Market Equities

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

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Software May Be Super For eSports ETF

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Don’t Forget This Smart Dividend ETF

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

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It May be to Time to Bank on Biotech ETFs

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

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Sizing Up This Crucial Semiconductor ETF

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

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Don’t Forget About This Global ESG ETF

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

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What’s Pushing The Returns of This eSports ETF?

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A Cost-Effective Corporate Bond ETF For Added Yield

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

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A Lukewarm View on Japanese Stocks, ETFs

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A Steady High-Yield Bond ETF For Credit Environment

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Now Talkin' Tech ETFs Because The Getting is Good

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VanEck eSports ETF Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Style

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Get Ready For Energy Earnings With This Upstream ETF

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Homebuilders ETF Can Target More Highs

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More Strong Runs For The NOBL Dividend ETF

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A Rising Star Within The ESG ETFs

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Regulatory Revamp May Lift Infrastructure ETFs

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A Case Remains For Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

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

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A Major Earnings Week For Bank ETFs

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More Rays of Light For This Hot Greece ETF

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

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This Robotics ETF Shrugs Away Cyclical Slump

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A Winning Idea Among Quality ETFs

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

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Don’t Expect Much From This Healthcare ETF

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Platinum ETFs Will Be Powerful Again

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This Financial ETF May be Fun in October

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Believe It: Volatility Declines for Some China ETFs

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Here’s What's Hurting Regional Bank ETFs

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

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Magnificence in Emerging Markets Income

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Time May be Right For This Junk Bond ETF

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Deciphering Merits of a Bitcoin Investment

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Preparing For a Biotech Bounce With XBI

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Quality Is Vital For Corporate Bond Market

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This Small-Cap ETF May be Ready to Rally

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For Risk-Taking Investors, Check Out Oil Dividends

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Note This Active Idea For Ex-US Developed Markets

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If Stocks Drop, Hedge Your Bets With This ETF

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Check Out This Steady Fixed Income ETF

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Inspire Investing Launches Faith-Based ESG ETF

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Saudi Arabia ETF Deals With Credit Downgrade

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A Cloudy Future For Big Oil And Energy Sector

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Investigate The VanEck Israel Equities ETF

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This Cheaper Alternative to GLD Tops $1 Billion

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QLC Is a Hidden Gem Among Quality ETFs

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Why Bad News Is Good News for EMTY ETF

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Take the Long View of the Longevity ETF ‘LNGR’

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Looking for Trade War Protection? Look to Corporate Bond ETFs

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

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

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

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This is One of 2019’s Most Successful New ETFs

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Municipal Bond ETFs Still Have Receptive Audiences

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Best ETFs to Gain Exposure to Energy Sector Recovery

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

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

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Demographic Trends Favor a Nifty Healthcare ETF

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

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

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

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

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Inside the New Amplify Cannabis ETF

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

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Why This Esports ETF Can Continue Climbing

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A Steady Emerging Market Investors Aren’t Impressed With

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

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Embracing Mid-Cap Investing With ETFs

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

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

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

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Gold Miners ETFs Can Keep The Party Going

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

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Prime Day Proved Potent for Online Retail ETFs

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

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A High Flier Among Online Retail ETFs

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

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

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

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

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An Interesting Option for High Dividend Hunters

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

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Follow This Global X Fintech ETF Up 38% YTD

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

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Healthcare ETFs Plot Comebacks

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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

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

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