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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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Crypto Channel

Ethereum's Long-Term Allure Is Evident

Ethereum, the blockchain network that serves as the foundation for the cryptocurrency known as...

Crypto Channel

Focus on FMET for Metaverse Equity Bargains

For the moment, metaverse investing may well be out of favor by virtue of the fact that metaverse...

Core Strategies Channel

The Benefits of Going Active With Bonds

Something rare is occurring in 2022, and unfortunately for investors, it’s not positive. Bonds,...

Crypto Channel

Weak Hands Departing Crypto Might Benefit Bitcoin

When meme stock mania burst onto the investment scene last year, led in large part by the...

Emerging Markets Channel

Some 5-Star Stocks Live in This Emerging Markets ETF

It’s difficult to cast 2022 equity market weakness in a positive light, but one benefit is that...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Space Investing Supported by $1 Trillion Forecast

Space equities and the related exchange traded funds are out of favor this year, but investors...

ETF Education Channel

When Stability Matters, Seize SPLV

The current market environment is undoubtedly turbulent. Last Friday’s brush with a bear market...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Bet on BJK for Big Buybacks

Share buybacks by S&P 500 member firms hit an all-time last year, and entering 2022, more of...

Crypto Channel

More Than Just Crypto Will Power This Fidelity ETF

As its name implies, theFidelityCrytpo Industry and Digital Payments ETF (FDIG)offers investors...

ETF Education Channel

Get Pulse on PBW for Low-Carbon Economy

Climate change and low carbon-based economic initiatives are evolving at a rapid rate, but some...

ESG Channel

EFIV Refreshed After ESG Index Rebalance

Index-based exchange traded funds obviously aren’t actively managed, but equity and fixed income...

Core Strategies Channel

Small-Caps Might Offer Big Surprises

With the S&P SmallCap 600 Index down 12.61% year-to-date, it’s understandable that many...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Agriculture Equities Still Worth Considering

Amid a dismal stretch for stocks, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO A) is one of the...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

The Europe Crisis Could Mean Opportunity with This ETF

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine lingers on and as a result, plenty of European equity markets are...

Core Strategies Channel

Convertible Bond Drubbing May be Worth it With This ETF

Historically, convertible bonds — corporate debt that converts to common equity in the...

ESG Channel

Low-Carbon Investing Intersects With Public Policy

From a broad perspective, low-carbon investing remains attractive. That’s even more true today as...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Renewable Energy Spending Outlook Looks Good for ACES

Renewable energy equities and the related exchange traded funds are faltering this year as growth...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Utilities Stocks Expensive, but Standing Tall

Utilities stocks aren’t inexpensive. Owing to the group’s defensive posture and reputation for...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Huge Explosion in Digital Advertising Could Be Coming

With the communication services sector, which is home to a variety of internet titans, slumping...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

An Options Strategy for Current Turbulent Markets

With stocks faltering and bonds slumping at the hands of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate...

Emerging Markets Channel

Earnings Anomaly Could Be Good for Emerging Markets ETF

There are times when an index’s underlying earnings growth lags its price performance, and as...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Hop Onto JRNY Because Summer Travel Could Be Hot

Memorial Day is just two weeks away, and the preceding weekend usually marks the start of the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech Can Play Role in Helping Underbanked Customers

Many Americans take for granted access to traditional financial services, such as checking...

ESG Channel

Sustainable Bond Issuance Could Wane in 2022

Green, social, and sustainability bond issuance was $203 billion in the first quarter, down 11%...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Deals Available on ESG Wide Moat Stocks

With many stocks with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) credentials also being...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Old School Strategy Suits This ETF Well

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) follows the S-Network Sector Dividends Dogs Index...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Equal Weight Could Position for Small-Cap Rebound

With large-caps being taken to task, it’s not surprising that the punishment is just as bad or,...

ETF Education Channel

Bank Loan ETFs Offer Inflation-Combating Potential

The Federal Reserve is two increases into its interest rate tightening cycle, and more —...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Good Deals on Some Wide Moat Stocks

The 2022 equity market pullback isn’t playing favorites as stocks across the board are faltering,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Numerous Disruptive Technologies Meet in Fintech Space

Fintech itself is a disruptive technology accessible by exchange traded funds, including the ARK...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Pfizer Biohaven Acquisition Sparks Biotech M&A Hope

Earlier this week, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) announced plans to acquire Biohaven Pharmaceutical...

Emerging Markets Channel

Social Media Key in Emerging Markets Online Retail

Investors focusing on the domestic side of the online retail industry are just beginning to get...

Crypto Channel

GBTC ETF Conversion Might Reveal $8 Billion Benefit

While bitcoin prices are slumping amid the risk-off market decline, one of the biggest questions...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

There’s Potential in Preferred Stock ETF

Preferred stocks and the related exchange traded funds are among income investors’ favorite...

ESG Channel

How to Dodge Political Jockeying With ESG Bond ETFs

Like so many current issues, environmental, social, and governance (ESG), at least in the eyes of...

ETF Education Channel

Value Acceleration Striking to Behold

In what’s turning out to be a treacherous year for stocks, one of the obvious standouts is one...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Rebounding Business Travel Could Help JRNY ETF

Rising interest rates and persistent inflation should be damping demand for leisure travel, but...

Emerging Markets Channel

Exploring the Case for Emerging Markets CBDCs

As the landscape of digital currencies evolves, more governments and central banks are looking to...

Crypto Channel

Grand Investment Opportunity Awaits in the Metaverse

With growth and technology stocks flailing this year, it’s understandable that investors are wary...

Core Strategies Channel

A Value ETF Displaying Its Mettle

As is widely documented, growth stocks are among the most egregious offenders when it comes to...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Digital Healthcare Continues Offering Opportunities

Of the many industries labeled “pandemic plays,” digital healthcare is at or near the top of the...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

This Dog Is Durable

It’s often said that every dog has its day. The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) is having...

ESG Channel

Staying On Track With ESG ETFs

Many exchange traded funds in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Increased Automation Could Drive Operating Margin Gains

Industrial and technological evolution is often driven by automation. History proves that this...

Crypto Channel

Fashionable Addition to the Crypto Usage Case

Devoted crypto experts and investors believe that higher prices and increased validation for...

Core Strategies Channel

Preferred Stocks Battered, but Opportunity Knocks

Preferred stocks possess both equity and fixed income traits and are also revered for high...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

After Drubbings, Emerging Markets Bonds Worth a Look

Historically, one of the bond segments that fixed income investors look to avoid when the Federal...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

This Equal-Weight ETF Is a Beacon of Strength

With the S&P 500 in the midst of its worst weekly skid in more than a decade, investors are...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

This Income ETF Is Good for These Turbulent Times

Indeed, these are turbulent times for equity markets. High inflation, rising interest rates, and...

ETF Education Channel

Cost-Effective ETF Home to Discounted Growth Stocks

More than four months and two interest rate hikes into 2022, it’s no secret that growth stocks...

ESG Channel

Green Meets Munis in Brand New MBNE

Experienced fixed income investors know about municipal bonds. That’s a given. More recently,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Block Is Fintech Royalty, Though Not Inexpensive

Like other disruptive growth equities, fintech giant Block (SQ) is slumping this year, but the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Market Weakness Creating Wide Moat Opportunities

The S&P 500 slumped last week, taking its losing streak to five straight weeks and marking...

Crypto Channel

Grayscale Files Form 10s on 3 Different Crypto Trusts

Grayscale Investments, one of the dominant issuers of cryptocurrency index funds, said that it...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

RSPE: Right Idea for Clarity on ESG Ratings

As advisors increasingly direct client dollars to environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Battered Biotech Space Now Inexpensive

After disappointing in 2021, biotechnology stocks and exchange traded funds are getting...

ETF Education Channel

Electric Vehicle Investing Isn’t Only About Auto Stocks

Discussions about electric vehicle investing have long centered stocks, especially shares of...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

GRNB: An ETF to Ponder for Climate-Focused Investors

Among fixed income exchange traded funds relevant to the climate change conversation, the VanEck...

Emerging Markets Channel

Brazil Internet Opportunity Knocks With FMQQ

Previously beloved domestic and Chinese e-commerce and online retail equities are, broadly...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Disruptive Growth Will Once Again Have Its Day

Interest rate tightening by the Federal Reserve, more of which arrived on Wednesday, is one of...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Amazon Earnings Highlights Equal-Weight ETF Benefits

With the S&P 500 down 8% over the past month — a period encompassing a significant...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Patience is Needed, But Growth Stocks Can Rebound

Growth stocks and the related exchange trade funds are sagging this year, and the Federal Reserve...

Core Strategies Channel

This Bond ETF Is Down, But There's Rebound Potential

Entering Wednesday, nearly every US-fixed listed fixed income exchange traded, regardless of...

Crypto Channel

FMET Is a New, Fabulous Metaverse Idea

The metaverse is an expanding, though still nascent investment theme, and with those two points...

Core Strategies Channel

Munis Could Be Buy-the-Dip Candidates

“Scant” is an applicable adjective for describing the amount of fixed income exchange traded...

ETF Education Channel

This Emerging Markets Fund Might Surprise as Rates Rise

With the Federal Reserve raising interest rates and the potential for the pace of that tightening...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Consider This ETF if Stagflation Hits

The current macroeconomic climate is sparking increasing talk of stagflation, or the scenario...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Metals Have Colorful Long-Term Investment Thesis

Clean technologies and renewable energy concepts may appear new and tech-laden, but it takes some...

Crypto Channel

Exciting Ethereum Forecast Emerges

Ethereum is the blockchain protocol for ether — the second-largest cryptocurrency behind...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Tap Cloud Computing for Tech Protection

Growth stocks are struggling, and the technology names are a big reason why that’s the case. Over...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Core Holding in This ETF Turns Trash Into Treasure

Landfill management and trash hauling aren’t glamorous endeavors, and as such, investors often...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

REIT ETF Might Provide Shelter From the Storm

By the end of April, the S&P 500 was off 13.26% year-to-date, and the fourth month of the...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Investors Want Quality ESG Data and RSPE is Relevant

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles are increasingly important to professional...

Crypto Channel

Investors Still Pouring Into Crypto ETFs

The prices of bitcoin and other digital assets are sliding, but flows data for globally listed...

ETF Education Channel

Explore PBW for Climate Change Equity Exposure

Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third installment...

ESG Channel

NZUS Timely as Low-Carbon Transition Gains Ground

There are plenty of exchange traded funds on the market today advertising environmental, social,...

Core Strategies Channel

Investors Focused On Sustainability Can Try These ETFs

Whether judging by inflows, new product launches, or other data points, it’s clear that...

Emerging Markets Channel

China Real Estate Transition Could Be Good for EMQQ

Chinese investors have long been fans of real estate — both at home and abroad. As a...

Crypto Channel

Where Bitcoin Price Needs to Go for Pension Investments

County, state, and national pension plans are significant players on the institutional investor...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Green Bonds Become ESG Fixed Income Pillars

The first green bonds were issued 15 years ago. Today, they represent one of the fastest-growing...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Find Active Advantages With This REIT ETF

Real estate stocks and the related exchange traded funds are performing notably better than the...

ESG Channel

Evaluating Changes in a Few Well-Known ESG Indexes

S&P Dow Jones is one of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of exchange...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Innovation Investigation Warranted After Swoon

Innovative growth strategies are easy to cast aside at the moment because they’re languishing as...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Adding ESG into Tomorrow’s Story Stocks

Accessing a basket of stocks with the potential to be the next batch of legendary names is always...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Following Declines, Chip Stock Bargains Available

Semiconductor stocks and exchange traded funds are far from immune to the broader technology...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Hedge Fund Manager Niles Bullish on Travel Equities

There has been a brisk pace of consumer air travel, hotel stays, casino visits, and the like, but...

Crypto Channel

Examining Factors Driving Crypto Performance

As the cryptocurrency universe gains more mainstream acceptance and as more investors enter this...

ETF Education Channel

How to Allocate Commodities in Portfolios

A long-running debate in asset allocation circles is how much of a portfolio an investor should...

Emerging Markets Channel

Shareholder Rewards Might Lift Some EMQQ Components

Emerging markets internet stocks, like their U.S. counterparts, usually aren’t known for...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Certain ESG Stocks Are Offering Discounts

Owing to the fact that many stocks with favorable environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

Crypto Channel

This ETF Is Key as Politicians Examine Crypto Miners

As has been widely documented, bitcoin mining doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Dividend Growth ETFs Are Clutch for This Environment

Broader equity benchmarks are sliding through the first four months of 2022, and that could be a...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Playing Defense Through Wide Moat Stocks

It’s often said in sports that, sometimes, the best offense is a great defense. That advice is...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Dip Into DXJ for Japan’s Dividend and Value Proposition

Japanese stocks have long been hailed as less expensive than their U.S. counterparts, and while...

ETF Education Channel

Get Paid While Embracing Low Volatility

Some low-volatility exchange traded funds are doing their job this year, which is to perform less...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla's Outlook Remains Compelling

As growth stocks continue slumping, an obvious standout is Elon Musk’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). The...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Pondering Covered Call ETFs Today

Income remains hard to come by. This scenario is only exacerbated by the Federal Reserve’s...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

MOTE Marries Moats and ESG Credentials

In the world of investing, it can be difficult to have your cake and eat it, too.

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Dividend Growth, Weak Yen Makes Case for This Japan ETF

The U.S. dollar recently hit a 20-year high against the Japanese yen, and that’s good news for...

Crypto Channel

Crypto Continues to Have Diversification Benefits

Bitcoin’s correlations to equities are running high this year, prompting some investors to...

ETF Education Channel

King Dollar Regains Royal Status

While there’s ample talk of the dollar losing its status as the world’s reserve owing to...

ESG Channel

Great Timing for New ESG Muni Bond ETF

The SPDR Nuveen Municipal Bond ESG ETF MBNE debuted earlier this month, and while the jury is...

Crypto Channel

Holding Out For Crypto Decoupling

Arguably, the biggest hurdle that cryptocurrencies and assets such as the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust...

Emerging Markets Channel

EMQQ Has Path to Web3

With Web 2.0 nearing its end, experts and market observers are turning their attention to the...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

RCD Is a Way to Spread Consumer Discretionary Bets

The consumer discretionary sector and the related cap-weighted funds were long dominated by...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Food’s Role in Beating Climate Change

Some investors may not be thinking of the role food that can play in combatting climate change,...

Crypto Channel

Signs Appear That Institutions Still Support Bitcoin

Bitcoin prices continue hovering around the $40,000 level, sparking some concern that more...

ETF Education Channel

State Policies Will Impact Clean Energy ETFs

California authorities released a report last week indicating that the most populous state in the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARK: Tesla’s Worth More Than Current Share Price

Putting aside all the hoopla surrounding Elon Musk’s attempted takeover of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR),...

Emerging Markets Channel

Bright Digital Future Growing in This Region

The U.S. and other developed markets are heavily digitized. The same goes for China, Japan, and...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

After Clean Energy Transition Speeds Up, Consider QCLN

The clean energy transition is underway, and it has been for some time, but in order for...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Get Bullish on Brazil With BRF

Simply because Chinese and Russian stocks are slumping this year, that doesn’t mean the same...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Climate Funds Are Bringing In More Assets

Many advisors and investors already know that environmental, social, and governance funds,...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Evaluate EPI for Strength in India Equity

India remains a standout among emerging markets this year. Among the various exchange traded...

Crypto Channel

Capitalizing on Crypto - ESG Convergence

There are indications that advisors are increasingly interested in cryptocurrency. A new Nasdaq==...

ESG Channel

Investors Want Additional ESG Education

Scores of data points and surveys confirm that adoption of environmental, social, and governance...

Disruptive Technology Channel

An Important Reason to Choose Disruptive Growth ETFs

Disruptive growth stocks and the related exchange traded funds are out of style at the moment,...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Where to Head for Better Global Dividend Yields

Ex-U.S. developed markets equities and the related exchange traded funds typically boast higher...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

PFM Ideal for Dividend Growth, Inflation Protection

Dividend growth and inflation are usually viewed through separate lenses, but history indicates...

Emerging Markets Channel

Top Strategist Heads Bullish on Emerging Markets

Emerging markets stocks have long tried investors’ patience, but some green shoots are appearing...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Oil Services ETF May Deliver More Upside

Less than four months into 2022, the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH B+) is up 58%. Under...

ETF Education Channel

Bank Loan ETFs Are Direct Yield-Generating Courses

Bond market angst is running high this year. Blame rising interest rates and persistent...

Core Strategies Channel

Rookie Value ETF Prepared to Shine

Value equities are shining this year, providing support to an array of exchange traded funds,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech May Lead Disruptive Growth Rebound

Fintech stocks and exchange traded funds, like other assets with the disruptive growth label, are...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Value Exists in Healthcare Sector

Broadly speaking, the healthcare sector’s returns in 2022 are middling. In theory, that shouldn’t...

Emerging Markets Channel

New ETF Taps India E-Commerce Growth

EMQQ Global introduced the India Internet and Ecommerce ETF (NYSE Arca: INQQ) earlier this week.

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Rare Earths ETF Could Be Interesting Mining Fund Idea

Rare earths elements (REEs), also known as rare earths metals or simply rare earths, are vital...

Crypto Channel

Latest Bitcoin ETF Approval Opens Door for Spot ETF

On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Teucrium’s futures-backed...

ESG Channel

With Regulators Focused on ESG, Look for Simplicity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is taking a hard look at companies’ environmental,...

Core Strategies Channel

Weigh This Approach to Value Stocks

With value stocks exhibiting leadership this year, many investors are considering revisiting this...

ETF Education Channel

Low Volatility Proves Its Mettle in Emerging Markets

Experienced investors know emerging markets equities are usually more volatile than their...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Opportunity Lurks in Fintech

Along with other disruptive growth fare, fintech stocks and exchange traded funds are taking...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Play Wind Energy with this ETF

Along with solar, the wind is one of the most deployed, talked about, and investable forms of...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Q1 Dividend Growth is Impressive

Following a record year of domestic dividend growth in 2021, expectations were in place for more...

Crypto Channel

More Tailwinds Might Emerge for Bitcoin

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is trading slightly lower over the...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

MOO Has a Lot of Inflation-Fighting Momentum

Food and energy are excluded from the “core” inflation reading, but prices of both are soaring so...

Crypto Channel

Crypto Proving Critical in Ukraine Fundraising Efforts

The usage case for bitcoin and other digital currencies is receiving a boost from an unfortunate...

ETF Education Channel

Investors Are Seeking Renewable Energy ETFs

Oil prices were soaring amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but that war is exacerbating pain at...

Crypto Channel

Drilling Down on DAM, a Digital Assets ETF

Increasingly, digital assets means much more than just bitcoin. In fact, this universe is rapidly...

Disruptive Technology Channel

In Genomics, Tech Very Much Matters

Genomics has long been one of the more tech-centric corners of the healthcare space, and that...

Emerging Markets Channel

China Could Finally Assist This EM ETF

Emerging markets exchange traded funds that are heavy on Chinese equities, of which there are...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Unique Utilities ETF Might Be Ready for Its Moment

The utilities sector is classified as a defensive group. As such, it’s often viewed as boring. It...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

This Healthcare ETF Has Intriguing Prognosis

Broadly speaking, the healthcare sector isn’t on fire this year, but analysts are increasingly...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Wide Moat ETF Has Some Affordable Stocks

Wide moat equities aren’t always cheap. That’s simply the price of admission when it comes to...

Crypto Channel

Interesting New Use for Bitcoin Emerges

There was a time when naysayers derided bitcoin because the cryptocurrency couldn’t be used for...

ESG Channel

Decarbonization Efforts Are Growing More Meaningful

Russia’s war against Ukraine is reminding governments and investors about the importance of...

Core Strategies Channel

Valuable ETF Idea as Value Stocks Stand Strong

Value equities and the related exchange traded funds are topping the broader market this year,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla Triple Threat Could Help This ETF

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is often viewed through lens of automobile manufacturing, which stands to...

Emerging Markets Channel

This May Shift the Fortunes of Emerging Markets Stocks

With many emerging markets stocks mired in now-lengthy funks, investors are often encouraged to...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Sector Clues Might Signal Equal-Weight Outperformance

Avoiding concentration risk is one of the primary reasons that investors turn to equal-weight...

Crypto Channel

Retail Investors Could Lift Bitcoin Higher

As of late March 30, bitcoin prices were higher by 10% over the prior week, prompting some crypto...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Time Might Be Right for This Equal-Weight ETF

The cap-weighted version of the S&P 500 has its bouts – some recent with elevated...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

China Narrative Is Changing, Could Lift CXSE

For over a year now, the narrative on Chinese equities has largely been gloomy, as highlighted by...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

IDOG Is a Compelling International Diversification Idea

It’s been a while since international equities topped U.S. rivals, and an obvious result of that...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

BIZD is Where the Big Yields Are

Interest rates are rising, but that doesn’t mean that government bond yields are yet compelling....

ESG Channel

Women Making Board, C-Suite Progress

The Great Resignation is ongoing, and while economists will continue debating its impact, some...

Core Strategies Channel

Bullish Call for Convertible Bonds

The Federal Reserve’s interest rate hiking regime is punishing a variety of fixed income assets,...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Tesla’s Got Its Competition Beat in Multiple Ways

With the help of a 6.46% gain on Tuesday on above-average volume, the ARK Innovation Fund (ARKK )...

Crypto Channel

Crypto Miners Trading at Discounts

Bitcoin miners are classified as growth stocks, and as such, it’s not often that these names...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why These Nasdaq ETFs Might Be Big Winners

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is lower by 8.28% year-to-date as growth stocks languish, but there...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

There is Still Plenty of Value in Value Stocks

Value stocks are proving sturdy this year, as highlighted by the fact that the S&P 500 Value...

Crypto Channel

Ether Might Be Excellent

The usage case for the Ethereum blockchain continues, and with that comes expectations for more...

ETF Education Channel

The Right Way to Consider Preferred Stocks

In low interest rate environments, preferred stocks and the related exchange traded funds are...

ESG Channel

LOWC's Long-Term Allure

Russia’s instigated war with Ukraine is putting energy security in the spotlight for a number of...

Core Strategies Channel

After Declines, There’s Value in Preferred Stocks

Count preferred stocks among the high-yield asset classes that are retreating amid the Federal...

Emerging Markets Channel

Great Time to Dodge China Volatility With This ETF

While Russia is garnering much of the negative emerging markets publicity this year, and...

Crypto Channel

Silvergate Might Help This ETF Shine

As was recently reported, bitcoin’s correlation to stocks is as high it’s been since 2022. With...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Brand New India ETF Ready to Shine

Among India-focused exchange traded funds, the VanEck Digital India ETF (DGIN) is the new kid on...

Crypto Channel

Bitcoin’s Correlation to Equities Rises

Digital currencies, including bitcoin, are usually considered an alternative asset class....

Core Strategies Channel

Evaluate ESGA for Smoother ESG Approach

As environmental, social, and governance investing continues gaining momentum, more asset...

ESG Channel

Sustainability Access & Inflation Protection in 1 ETF

With inflation rising and showing no signs of relenting over the near term, it’s not surprising...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Investors Bestowing Love on Bank Stocks

Leading up to and in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s first interest increase of 2022, which was...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Interesting Source of Possible Growth for Green Bonds

With more corporations and governments looking to raise capital for environmentally friendly...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Jump on JRNY as Business Travel Rebounds

Many of the travel restrictions enforced during the worst days of the coronavirus pandemic are...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

India Still a Beacon of Emerging Markets Strength

As emerging markets investors ponder what else can go wrong by way of China or Russia, there are...

ETF Education Channel

Value ETFs Continue to Offer Upside Potential

Value stocks are outperforming the broader market on a year-to-date basis, and in some cases,...

ESG Channel

Play Emerging Markets Sustainability Trends

While there’s still much work to be done, some developing economies are increasingly prioritizing...

Core Strategies Channel

This Value ETF Might Prove Valuable to Investors

Value stocks are showing plenty of mettle this year, and that could compel investors to evaluate...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Space Stocks Could Win as Russia Retreats From Industry

Russia’s ongoing war with Ukraine is casting a pall over the former’s economy and place on the...

Emerging Markets Channel

Emerging Markets Can Handle Rising U.S. Interest Rates

Last Wednesday, the Federal Reserve started its newest rate tightening cycle with a hike of 25...

Crypto Channel

Assessing the Merits of Bitcoin on Balance Sheets

Boosting the adoption and usage cases for bitcoin, some companies are holding the world’s...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Quality Stocks Are Cheap — Check Out This ETF

Quality is one of the most durable investment factors, but that durability doesn’t come cheap,...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Some Big Tech Stocks Could Benefit From Rising Rates

Owing to the long-term cash flows of technology companies, it’s conventional wisdom that...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Biotech Stocks and ETFs Starting to Look Healthier

Amid a rebound in growth equities last week, biotech stocks and exchange traded funds got in on...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Russia-Ukraine War Highlights Cybersecurity

Some assets predictably responded to Russia’s war with Ukraine, which is now into a fourth...

ETF Education Channel

High Oil Prices Will Impact Renewable Transition

Predictions about responses to rising oil prices are often, well, predictable. There’s the...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Disruptive Growth Stock Wreckage May Be Near Its End

Broadly speaking, growth stocks, particularly those with the disruptive label, are sagging in the...

Emerging Markets Channel

This EM ETF Has Good Ingredients

Chinese internet stocks and the related exchange traded funds rallied in breathtaking fashion on...

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Keeping ESG Simple

There’s no denying that advisors and investors are flocking to environmental, social, and...

Crypto Channel

Fed Rate Hike Might Boost Bitcoin

The Federal Reserve boosted interest rates by 0.25% on Wednesday, marking the start of a...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Call on CRAK to Tap Energy Upside

Oil prices are soaring, providing support for the energy sector’s status as the...

ESG Channel

Advisors Seeking More ESG Clarity

Growth and adoption of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing strategies,...

Core Strategies Channel

As Rates Rise Consider QCON

The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates this month, and many fixed income investors...

Disruptive Technology Channel

Online Retail Still Pivotal for This Internet ETF

With an array of internet stocks faltering this year and consumer confidence fragile against the...

Emerging Markets Channel

A Good Way to Avoid Emerging Markets Problems

Even casual investors know that China and Russia are the problem spots in emerging markets, and...

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Solving the Concentration Quandary

Although the start to 2022 by stocks is among the worst on record, concentration risk remains...

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Transform to TDIV for Dependable Dividends

As has been widely reported, domestic dividends hit all-time highs last year, rebounding from the...

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Semiconductor Industry's Russia Risk Limited

After two years of dealing with crimped supply chains caused by the global coronavirus pandemic,...

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With Energy Security in Focus, ACES Has Allure

Russia’s ongoing war with Ukraine is among the reasons that oil prices are soaring this...

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How to Win With Buybacks

Share buybacks among S&P 500 companies surged last year, and more of the same is expected in...

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Epic Upside Might Await Ethereum

As of late Friday, ethereum sported a market capitalization north of $307.1 billion. While...

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This Country Highlights the Crypto Youth Movement

It’s often noted that many devoted cryptocurrency market participants are younger...

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Quality Call Earns Consideration Now

In theory, there’s never a bad time to embrace quality stocks and the exchange traded funds that...

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Natural Gas ETF Is on Scorching Pace

Along with oil, natural gas is one of this year’s best-performing commodities, which makes...

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Get Some Growth Stocks With These EM ETFs

In the emerging markets equity complex, China and Russia continue hogging the spotlight for all...

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Fertilizer Stocks Sprout Amid Russia's War With Ukraine

Fertilizer stocks may not be the first asset class that investors think of when they consider...

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White House Crypto Order Could Benefit Bitcoin

President Biden’s executive order on cryptocurrency, which could lead to the creation of a...

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Aerospace/Defense ETFs Take Flight on Russia's Invasion

Geopolitical conflict often stokes upside for aerospace and defense stocks, and Russia’s...

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Reasons to Be Bullish on Some Crypto Miners

The Valkyrie Bitcoin Miners ETF (WGMI) is just over a month old, but investors might do well to...

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How to Make a Mark With Mid-Cap Stocks

Mid-cap stocks are often considered the overlooked corner of the equity market. That’s...

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Avoiding Some Emerging Markets Issues

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine renders many financial assets in the former too risky or...

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Equal Weight Can Be a Boon as Rates Rise

With the Federal Reserve zeroing in on its first interest hike of 2022, investors are preparing...

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Gold ETFs are Among Top Commodities Considerations

With gold flirting with record prices, exchange traded funds, including the VanEck Merk Gold...

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This ETF Has Inflation-Fighting Credentials

Inflation continues running hot in the U.S., putting an additional burden on investors’...

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Why This Gold Miners ETF Now Matters

As Russia continues its armed assault on Ukraine, dragging global equity markets lower in the...

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Solar Stocks: Surprising Refuge From Market Chaos

Perhaps it’s not surprising given the group’s history of often rallying in tandem...

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As Gender-Lens Investing Takes Off, Remember This ETF

As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability investing benefits gain more...

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Some of This ARK ETF’s Holdings Are Oversold

With growth stocks, particularly those in the disruptive, innovative camp, lagging this year, now...

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FMQQ, EMQQ Response to Reduced Russian Exposure

Amid stiff sanctions by the West, Russian financial markets are being pushed to the brink. The...

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Don’t Pass Up This High-Flying Energy ETF

Thanks in large part to Russia’s violent invasion of Ukraine, oil prices are soaring,...

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eBay Points Toward Crypto Embrace

Bitcoin spent ample time in the spotlight last week as Russia escalated its invasion of Ukraine,...

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Big Dividends & Other Benefits With SDOG

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) sports a dividend yield of 3.19%. These days, that...

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Oil Services ETF Clear Beneficiary of Crude Spike

Broadly speaking, there wasn’t much to be excited about in terms of equity market...

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There's Some Value In Growth Stocks

Amid first-quarter struggles for growth stocks, some members of this category are trading at...

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Oil Prices Lifting Renewable Energy Equities

Since the advent of the investable renewable energy industry, one of the most commonly replayed...

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Wide Moat Stock Outlook Remains Compelling

Stocks with the often-enviable wide moat designation and the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat...

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Bitcoin Could Be in for March Run, Says Expert

As of late March 1, bitcoin prices were higher by 16% over the past week, indicating that the...

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Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, PPA Charges Up

Some asset classes are more responsive to geopolitical strife and war than others. Gold and the...

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EMQQ Remains Light on Russia

Last year, China was roiling broad-based emerging markets exchange traded funds. This year,...

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ESG ETF Fervor Extends Into Early 2022

Following a remarkable pace of inflows in 2021, it could be difficult for environmental, social,...

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Fraud Underscores Importance of Bitcoin Fund Structure

Fraud is still an issue for cryptocurrency investors, but that risk can be mitigated with the...

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Bet on Buffett Using This Japan ETF

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway delivered fourth-quarter results over the weekend, and with...

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Future of Metals Investing Is Through This ETF

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine further highlights the need for global governments to commit...

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Renewables Growing as Spending Does the Same

The growth of renewable energy is undeniable. That’s a positive on multiple fronts, not the...

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Use WGMI to Enter the Crypto Economy

The crypto economy is increasingly diverse and expansive. No longer does it revolve solely around...

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Small-Cap Growth ETF Can Recover

As measured by the S&P 500 Growth and S&P SmallCap 600 indexes, growth and small-cap...

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Rely on LOWC for Long-Term ESG Exposure

Growth stocks are struggling on a year-to-date basis, and that scenario is exerting some pressure...

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This Materials ETF Could Be Huge

The materials sector is the second-smallest sector exposure in the S&P 500 at 2.64%. Only...

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Bitcoin's Risk Asset Status Could Be Fleeting

Amid escalating geopolitical tensions between Russia and Ukraine, plenty of riskier assets...

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Look to EQRR for Rising Rates Protection

Liftoff for the Federal Reserve’s tightening cycle is expected to arrive next month, and...

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Ukraine Highlights Bitcoin Usage Case

It’s certainly not the scenario that cryptocurrency aficionados were hoping for to...

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Tech Slump Brings Bargains to Semiconductor Space

Investors that missed out on prior torrid runs by semiconductor stocks can take heart because the...

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ACES Is a Solid Play on Greenflation

“Greenflation”— the notion that some asset prices are being inflated by the world’s...

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IZRL Is Intriguing for Mergers, Acquisitions Activity

Outside of the U.S. and select Asian countries, Israel is one of the most technology-centric...

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Take Advantage of Quality Reset With SPHQ

Recent broader market weakness is ensnaring exchange traded funds focusing on the quality factor....

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This ESG ETF Could Be a Hit in Coming Years

Advisors and investors are hearing plenty about the sizable inflows to environmental, social, and...

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VALQ Vaunted With Quality and Value

The quality and value factors are two favored ideas among market observers, though neither is...

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Bitcoin Balance Sheet Opportunities With VBB

One of the drivers of bitcoin evolution is corporate-level adoption of the largest cryptocurrency...

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OUNZ Clear Choice for Getting in on Gold

Gold was an obvious disappointment last year in the broader commodities complex, but the yellow...

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Bet on Batteries With WBAT

Whether it’s electric vehicles, energy storage, or other clean technologies, batteries are...

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Playing It Safe in Bumpy Emerging Markets

Emerging markets assets are dealing with bumps in the early innings of 2022, but with valuations...

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Charge Up With PBW as Renewables Landscape Expands

The renewable energy landscape is evolving, and it’s incumbent upon lean energy...

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A Value ETF With a Defensive Appeal

There are signs that U.S. economic growth is slowing, indicating that some of the cyclical groups...

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On-Chain Analysis Centers Bitcoin Transparency

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seized over 94,000 bitcoin— its largest such...

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Another Index Adjustment Has EMQQ Implications

TheEmerging Markets Internet Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ B-) could be affected by some index alterations...

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Wide Moat Advantages Go Beyond Domestic Stocks

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) provides investors with basket exposure to...

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Exploring the 2022 ESG Agenda

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds built considerable momentum...

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FLV Is Phenomenal for Value Exposure

Broadly speaking, value stocks are performing admirably to start 2022, and that’s good news...

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How to Let Go of Stress About Tech

The usually high-flying technology sector is off to a rough start this year, but investors...

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Considering Equities as Roads to Crypto

There’s no denying that bitcoin and other digital assets draw interest from an array of...

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Wind Energy Investing Outlook Brightens

Along with solar, wind energy is one of the dominant forms of renewable energy. It’s also...

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Try SMI for Greenification in Munis

With sustainability a prime focus that’s here to stay for many asset allocators and...

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Renewable Repricing Bodes Well for ACES

Costs associated with global decarbonization efforts and the transition to renewable energy are...

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Commodities ETFs Strutting Their Stuff in 2022

After posting banner performances in 2021, broad-based commodities exchange traded funds are...

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Coinbase Endorses Spot Bitcoin ETF Notion

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), operator of the largest regulated crypto exchange, is supportive of a...

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Use GCLN to Prepare for the Green Repricing

As the world attempts to decarbonize, some experts believe that a repricing of renewable energy...

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DBC's Stellar Run Could Continue

After ranking as one of 2021’s best-performing asset classes, commodities are impressing...

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If Munis Rebound, TAXF Could Tantalize

Combine the imminence of the commencement of the Federal Reserve’s rate hike program—...

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The Molecular Biology Future Is Here

Molecular biology sounds like a daunting academic subject, but it also has some compelling...

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Block Rebound Could Boost Future of Finance ETF

Shares of Block (NYSE:SQ), the fintech company formerly known as Square, shed more than a third...

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An EMQQ Top Holding Does the Didi

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global found controversy following its $4.4 billion initial...

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Geopolitical Issues Have Upside for Bitcoin

Geopolitical issues, including the specter of possible imminent invasion of Ukraine by Russian...

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Surprising Sector ETF With Dividend Growth Potential

Following some negative dividend action during the coronavirus-induced oil bear market of 2020,...

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EM Bonds Might Be Way to Deal With Fed Tightening

As the Federal Reserve closes in on the start of a new interest rate tightening regime— one that...

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An Additional Endorsement for GARP

The Barron’s 400 ETF (BFOR B) is an exchange traded fund that makes GARP investing easy and...

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Disruptive Tech Could Still Have Gas in the Tank

Exchange traded funds focusing on disruptive technologies are mired in a now-lengthy rough patch,...

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Talking Tax Collections With Muni Bond ETF

Municipal bonds and the related exchange traded funds are encountering some headwinds to start...

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Emerging Markets Crypto Adoption May Benefit These ETFs

Bitcoin isn’t a distinctly western phenomenon. In fact, much of the adoption and usage...

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Great Time to Consider Equal-Weight ETFs

2022 is starting on a turbulent note for equities, but it may prove to be a good time for...

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Famous Investor Some Bargains Among Bitcoin Miners

Count bitcoin miners among the names that were dragged lower by the dual headwinds of...

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Some SOXQ Components Are Abruptly Inexpensive

Technology stocks are rarely inexpensive, and that sentiment also applies to the semiconductor...

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OIH Beneficiary of Rising Oil Prices

The momentum established by the energy sector last year is carrying over into 2022 as the group...

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Low Bond Yields Spark Inflows to Dividend Funds

The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in March, the first of what could be four...

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EMQQ Non-China Story Is Interesting

The Emerging Markets Internet Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ B-), as its name implies, is one of the premier...

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This ETF Has Energy Transition Champions

The renewable energy transition is underway, and in the eyes of many market observers, it’s...

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Low-Volatility ETF Might Be Ready to Shine

With volatility creeping higher to start 2022, some investors could be compelled to revisit a...

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VALQ is a Valid Idea for Current Market Environment

Though not to extreme levels, at least not yet, volatility is making its presence felt in the...

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Space ETF at the Heart of Future Connectivity

As the space investment thesis evolves, more investors are realizing that the final frontier is...

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Future of Finance ETF Arrives at Good Time

The Grayscale Future of Finance ETF (GFOF) debuted last week as the newest equity-based addition...

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Chip Shortage Could Ease, but Recovery Won't Be Even

Semiconductor stocks and exchange traded funds were among 2021’s best-performing technology...

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EDOG Excellent Path to Emerging Markets Value

Domestic value stocks and exchange traded funds are holding up well to start 2022 and, in many...

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When Megatrends Overlap, Investors Can Benefit

When it comes to disruptive growth concepts, also known as megatrends, investors frequently focus...

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GDOC: Right ETF for This Era of Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare innovation is a concept that was thrust into the investment spotlight due in large...

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Comprehending Return on Capital With Closed-End Funds

Investors often flock to closed-end funds for income. The Invesco CEF Income Composite ETF (PCEF...

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ARKW: A Road to Web3

The next generation of the internet is here. Investors know it as “Web3,” and while it’s...

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Separate Bitcoin From Other Digital Assets

Despite a recent pullback, bitcoin remains the largest cryptocurrency, sporting a market...

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Pharmaceuticals Stocks Could Have Strength Beyond 2022

Pharmaceuticals stocks and the related exchange traded funds are benefiting from the now-steady...

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It Might Be Near Time to Revisit Tech Stocks

Value stocks are holding up well to start 2022, while growth and technology fare are presenting...

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VALQ Combines Quality and Value

It’s often said that some value stocks are actually value traps, meaning that those names...

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Get ARKW for the Future of the Internet

The coronavirus pandemic hastened a new era of internet evolution, but not all internet exchange...

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China Might Be a 2022 Rebound Story

In the name of “common prosperity,” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) unveiled a wide-ranging...

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Small-Cap Biotech Opportunity Is Knocking

Among the most beaten-down assets in the first month of 2022 were biotechnology stocks, with...

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Wade Back Into Small-Caps With Equal-Weight

Small-cap stocks languished through a dismal January. If not for a notable surge on the final...

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After Slide, Chip Stocks Are Worth Revisiting

Namely, there are now some attractive discounts available among chip equities, and that could...

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As Rates Rise, FLTR Could Be Fantastic

The Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates, and that cycle could commence as soon as...

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Patience Will Be a Virtue With Cloud Stocks and ETFs

Barely more than a month into 2022, and investors already know that technology is a source of...

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JUST: A Solid Idea for Demystifying ESG Investing

Amid a flurry of new fund launches in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) space and...

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There's Still Hope for Solar Equity Rebound

Solar stocks endured a rough January, but some analysts believe the industry can regain its...

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Digital Wallets and Financial Services Disruption

Fintech itself is a major disruptor to traditional banking, and other financial services and...

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EQAL Has Equal-Weight Efficiencies

With technology and growth stocks struggling in the early part of 2022, investors are being...

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Some Good News for Chinese Internet Stocks

It’s been a while since investors had something to cheer about regarding Chinese internet...

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Cloud Computing M&A Could Heat Up

Some market observers are saying that consolidation in the cloud computing arena will heat up...

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Try To Be Selective With Semiconductor Stocks

Semiconductor stocks and exchange traded funds aren’t being spared as the broader...

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These Dogs Are Working to Kick Off 2022

Investors looking for a shelter-from-the-storm play in early 2022 might want to consider...

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Expect Huge Things From Dividends in 2022

Through the first month of 2022, it’s been hard to find bright spots in equity markets,...

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This ETF Has Sustainability Credibility

Sustainability is an increasingly prominent investment. So is investing with the intent of...

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Potent Future Ahead for 3D Printing

3D printing is one of the original disruptive technologies, and while it’s being...

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The Case for Emerging Markets in 2022

Investors are understandably chastened by the recent spell of under-performance by emerging...

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RSPE Has the Goods for Evolving ESG Landscape

The Invesco ESG S&P Equal Weight Fund (RSPE) is just over two months old, making it one of...

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Investigate Innovators Through QQQJ

Equities with the “disruptive” and “innovative” labels are being pinched to start 2022 amid...

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Fallen Angels' Consistency Is Remarkable

One of investors’ primary objectives when investing in bonds is consistency. To that end,...

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ACES Can Fill in Gaps in Green Energy Transition

The prior two years of energy equity performance is confirmation that the transition to renewable...

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Cybersecurity Needs Remain Urgent

Technology and growth stocks are struggling to start 2022, and cybersecurity names aren’t...

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Stricter EPA Requirements Could Be Good for This ETF

That initiative could pay long-term dividends for select exchange traded funds, including the ...

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Fintech ETF Is Avenue to Gen Z Banking, Spending Trends

Thanks in large part to Millennials, more market participants are becoming aware of investing...

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EMQQ Fundamental Story Remains Compelling

Following the punishment incurred by Chinese internet stocks last year, it’s understandably...

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EM Local Currency Bonds Ready for Redemption

Plenty of emerging markets assets languished last year. Amid dollar strength and rising interest...

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Thematic Strategies Are Down, Not Out

With growth stocks, particularly those of unprofitable technology companies, faltering mightily...

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In Current Climate, This Dividend Fund Looks Strong

The WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund (DTD A) isn’t a high-dividend exchange traded fund...

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Look to JUST as Stakeholder Capitalism Comes Into Focus

Last week, BlackRock chairmanLarry Fink’s annual letter to CEOs was released, and it...

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Fintech Might Get More Financial

Since the dawn of the fintech boom, some market observers have debated whether the related...

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This ETF Might Come of Age in 2022

The Invesco ESG NASDAQ 100 ETF (QQMG) is just three months old, but amid surging adoption of...

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Gold Might Be Ready to Shine Again

While the commodities complex flourished last year, gold was a surprising laggard, but some...

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Rare Valuation Opportunities in Some Megatrends ETFs

Equities are off to a dismal start to 2022, with high-growth and technology stocks, particularly...

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An International ETF Is Looking Compelling for 2022

Advisors and investors have likely had their fill of waiting on the ex-U.S. developed markets...

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GSFP: An ETF at the Center of Decarbonization Efforts

“Decarbonization” and “carbon neutral” aren’t just environmental, social, and governance...

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Rate Hikes Might Bring Quality ETFs Into Focus

Domestic equity markets are off to a dismal start in 2022 as inflationary pressures and interest...

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As New Trends Emerge, Space Investing Gains Momentum

Successful 2021 space flights by SpaceX and Blue Origin, among others, helped usher space...

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Online Retail Soars in Ex-China Emerging Markets

When many investors in the U.S. think of e-commerce and online retail in emerging markets, they...

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Income Investors Should Consider These EM Bonds

With the Federal Reserve expected to hike interest rates multiple times this year, 2022 could be...

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Forecasting 2022 Travel Trends

Following a bumpy 2021 holiday travel season and with the persistence of the Omicron variant of...

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Harnessing AI to Add Value Investing Strength

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have a variety of applications across a wide...

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Put Disruption By Your Side With GTEK

The Federal Reserve hasn’t officially raised interest rates, but some investors are already...

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3D Printing Vital in Solving Supply Chain Woes

While there’s optimism that global supply chain issues will ease this year, pinpointing...

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FMQQ Rebalance Expands Roster

The Next Frontier Internet & Ecommerce ETF (FMQQ) debuted last September, offering investors...

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Lean on RAAX to Deal With Inflation

The recently revealed December reading of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was worse than many...

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RDOG Makes REIT Investing Simple

With interest rates low and inflation weighing on a variety of asset classes, it’s not...

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New Year and New Look for Now-Value ETF

The exchange traded fund previously known as the WisdomTree U.S. Quality Shareholder Yield Fund...

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JUST Gets ESG Investors to Where They Belong

As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing evolves, advisors and investors are...

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Crypto Bounce Back Will Power This ETF

The Invesco Alerian Galaxy Crypto Economy ETF (SATO) is just a few months old, but the exchange...

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Tech-Heavy Israel Might Be Way to Play Growth Rebound

Growth stocks are facing challenges to start 2022 amid persistent inflation and expectations that...

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Interesting Trend Could Boost Emerging Markets ETF

Investors who held Chinese stocks or the related exchange traded funds in 2021 are likely happy...

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Bank Earnings Season Puts Equal-Weight ETF in Focus

Fourth-quarter earnings season kicks off in earnest this week, and that means an avalanche of...

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PKW Relevant as Buybacks Projected to Soar

Among exchange traded funds focusing on shareholder rewards, advisors and investors typically...

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Some Crypto Stocks Are Looking Compelling

As of late January 11, bitcoin was off 7% over the past week, and when the largest digital...

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Valuations Set the Table for MOAT 2022 Upside

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) is coming off a solid 2021 in which in the...

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Dividends Are Going to Be Big This Year

In 2021, dividends roared back from the coronavirus brink with domestic payouts positing record...

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Artificial Intelligence Trade Could Snap Back in 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the premier disruptive technologies, but that status...

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EMQQ Can Access Fast-Growing Economies

The prevailing wisdom is that in 2022, global economic growth will slow following a torrid pace...

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ESG Policy Could Get a Boost, Benefiting ETFs

While the fate of the Build Back Better initiative remains to be seen, the Biden Administration...

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Low-Volatility ETF Full of Hideout Plays

As was widely documented last week, the technology sector is slumping to start 2022. One week...

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Pfizer/Beam Deal Underscores In Vivo Potential

It’s just one deal, but genomics companies with exposure to in vivo gene editing may be...

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Fintech Opportunity Emerging in Developing Economies

A quick glance at the name of the Emerging Markets Internet Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ B-), and...

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Equal-Weight Energy ETF Getting a New Index

Like so many energy exchange traded funds, the Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (RYE ...

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Expect Another Huge Year for Green Bonds

Green bonds and theVanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB) are relatively new on the fixed income...

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Leisure Stocks Might Be Consumer Cyclical Value Ideas

As the Omicron strain of the coronavirus pandemic spreads at a seemingly unrelenting pace, some...

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Inflation Predictions Help Japan ETFs in 2022

Inflation isn’t a topic confined to 2021. It’s front and center to start 2022 and...

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JUST's Depth Matters as Companies Answer ESG Questions

One of the results of the ongoing momentum building for environmental, social, and governance...

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EMQQ Index Gets Brand New Look With 19 Additions

The EMQQ Index, the underlying benchmark for the Emerging Markets Internet Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ B-...

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Disruptive Growth Will Require Patience

Disruptive growth strategies, including the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ), fell out of favor last...

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Consolidation Might Come Calling for Biotech in 2022

Expectations are in place for a brisk pace of consolidation in the biotechnology space this year,...

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Here's An Emerging Markets Inroad to Social Commerce

When investors think of e-commerce and social media, they usually think of two distinct...

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Emerging Markets Reset Could Boost EMQQ

The MSCI Emerging Markets slipped 3.6% last year, with a significant portion of the trouble...

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Apple Could Be Making the Case for Equal-Weight ETFs

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) briefly eclipsed a market capitalization of $3 trillion on Monday, becoming...

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Midstream Energy Could Attract Private Equity Suitors

With oil prices soaring and interest rates low, income-starved investors have a friend in the...

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More Dividend Records Could Be Set in 2022

Owing in large part to the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was a dismal year for dividend growth...

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GINN Might Be Grand in 2022

Technology wasn’t the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 last year, but the group...

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Streaming Inroads Underscore ARKW Allure

Consumers are undoubtedly familiar with the phrase “cord cutting,” also known as the...

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This Internet ETF Could Be a 2022 Winner

Owing in large part to exposure to some Chinese internet stocks, which were punished last year by...

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The Right Idea for an Emerging Markets Bounce

It feels like the start of every new year brings talk of emerging markets equities getting their...

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This Sector Strategy Literally Paid Dividends in 2021

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG B) finished 2021 with a gain of just over 20% and a...

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Russian Stocks Could Triumph Again in 2022

Supported in large part by surging oil prices, Russian stocks were among the best performers...

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With Chip Sales Projected to Climb, Seize SOXQ

The semiconductor industry sizzled in terms of equity performance in 2021, and while some market...

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Rookie Gold Miners ETF Could Find Groove In 2022

The WisdomTree Efficient Gold Plus Gold Miners Strategy Fund (GDMN) debuted last month, meaning...

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Spread Mid-Cap Bets With An Equal-Weight ETF

As is widely stated, mid-cap stocks are often overlooked, so it stands to reason that some of the...

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Why This Retail ETF Is Worth Shopping With

Among exchange traded funds with leverage to e-commerce and new consumer trends, the Goldman...

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Tech Payouts Could Propel Duo of Dividend ETFs

Technology remains a low-yield sector. For example, the S&P 500 Information Technology Index...

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Israel Could Be Intriguing for Investors in 2022

International equities once again lagged U.S. counterparts in 2021, but investors looking for...

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Solar Stocks Could Shine in 2022

It’s fair to say that renewable energy stocks are among 2021’s biggest...

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How ARKK Can Start January Strong

Disruptive growth strategies, including the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ), took plenty of lumps in...

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Cybersecurity ETFs Could Prosper Again in 2022

Cybersecurity stocks and exchange traded funds delivered for investors in 2021. It’s not a...

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In 2022, Try This Single-Country ETF

For all the talk about equity weakness in various developing economies this year, there are some...

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ETF Tax Efficiency Dominates Yet Again in 2021

With so much talk about tax policy and possible alterations to the U.S. tax code, advisors have...

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These Dogs Could Bark in 2022

One of the end-of-year traditions some equity income investors love is evaluating the new “dogs...

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E-Commerce Has the Deals

Consumers often equate deals with good prices and bargains on particular items, but investors...

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Small-Cap ETF Has Right Value Mix for Big 2022

Expectations are in place for small-cap stocks to rally anew next year, and some of that...

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CRISPR Could Come Alive Next Year

Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, colloquially known as CRISPR, is one...

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EV Acceleration Could Power This ETF in 2022

For all the commotion and criticism of disruptive growth strategies this year, quiet as...

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Shed Concentration Risk With Equal-Weight ETFs

As of the close of U.S. markets on Monday, December 27, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) sported a staggering...

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Emerging Markets Improvement Could Help EMLC

It’s been another trying year for investors holding emerging markets assets, including...

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Reopening Trade Could Be Reinvigorated in 2022

The reopening trade took some lumps this year. First, it was the Delta variant of the coronavirus...

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High-Dividend ETF Could Surprise Amid Rising Rates

It’s often said that high-yield stocks are vulnerable to rising interest rates, but in...

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Where ESG and Innovation Meet

Accessing innovation via exchange traded funds is increasingly easy for investors to accomplish....

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An ETF for a Changing Sustainable Investing Landscape

Whether it’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) or more nuanced climate-aware and...

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DIVS Has the Recipe for Dividend Success

With global dividends rebounding significantly in 2021 and with that trend expected to continue...

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Retail Stocks Can Extend Win Streak in 2022

Buoyed by government stimulus and resurgent brick-and-mortar retailers, among other factors, the...

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Call on ACES for Clean Energy's 2022 Rebound

There was no shortage of disappointment to go around in the renewable energy investing space this...

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Now Is the Time to Refresh 60/40 Ideas

Advisors making New Year’s resolutions might want to consider revisiting their 60/40...

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Water ETFs Might Keep Flowing in 2022

The Invesco Water Resources ETF (PHO A-) has been a sneaky good industry exchange traded fund in...

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Market Breadth Showcases Equal-Weight Benefits

In simple terms, market breadth is a measure of how many stocks are participating in broader...

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Tech Largely Accounts for U.S. Out-Performance

A simple explanation regarding the long-running out-performance of domestic stocks relative to...

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Pick up ADIV as Asian Stocks Could Perk Up in 2022

Broadly speaking, emerging markets equities disappointed again in 2021, but that doesn’t...

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Genomics Might Make Inroads in Prenatal Testing

From an investment perspective, adequately tapping rapidly emerging healthcare evolution requires...

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GBUY Is a Potential Winner as E-Commerce Case Grows

The Goldman Sachs Future Consumer Equity ETF (GBUY) is one of roughly 500 new exchange traded...

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Persistent E-Commerce Trends Could Lift ARKW in 2022

The ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (ARKW ) has the ingredients for a 2022 rebound, including...

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Semis Could Be Super Once Again in 2022

Fighting off an array of challenges, the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH A-) is soaring in...

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The Correct Way to Play 2022 REIT Upside

When 2021 draws to a close, it will go down as a banner year for the real estate sector and real...

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New ETF Brings Shiny Approach to Gold Miners

Amid low interest rates, higher commodities prices, and a soaring Consumer Price Index (CPI),...

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Equal Weight Still Main Alternative to Cap Weighting

Equal weighting, or assigning all stocks in an index the same weight, is one of the oldest...

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Justification for JUST as ESG Inflows Increase

On a seemingly monthly basis this year, inflows to environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

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Refreshing Water ETFs Again in 2022

Water exchange traded funds are impressing in 2021 and proving remarkably sturdy against the...

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Disruptive Growth Investing Downward

Equities with the disruptive growth label are sagging this year, disappointing investors who...

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Consumer Staples ETFs Hold as Dividend Destinations

Broader benchmarks slipped on Thursday, with growth and technology stocks leading the way lower....

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This China ETF Has Changed Its Stripes

Chinese stocks are currently out of favor, but that could spell opportunity for prescient...

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Volatile Times Call For This Equal-Weight Sector ETF

The Federal Reserve’s tapering acceleration, interest rate outlook, and still-high...

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Growth Stocks May Be Overreacting to Speculation

Amid fears that inflation will remain persistent and that the Federal Reserve could raise...

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Israel Reclassification May Be Interesting for IZRL ETF

The ARK Israel Innovative Technology ETF (IZRL) is one of the niftier exchange traded funds...

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The Powerful WDNA Promise of Genetics Research

Genomics represents one of the most disruptive, opportunity-rich investment frontiers, but stock...

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UK Dividend Tailwinds are Good for This ETF

Equity income investors know that 2020 was a rough year for payouts around the world and that...

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Mining Companies' Net-Zero Push Could Fuel GSFP

Roughly 500 new exchange traded funds debuted this year, and there’s still some time left...

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Cash App Adding Investing Services Highlights Block Appeal

Jack Dorsey’s Block (SQ), the fintech juggernaut is formerly known as Square, controls Cash...

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Moats/ESG ETF Might Be in Right Place at Right Time

The VanEck Morningstar ESG Moat ETF (MOTE) is just over two months old, but it’s not a...

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A Thoughtful Approach to Emerging Markets in 2022

With the widely followed MSCI Emerging Markets Index down 6% year-to-date, it’s...

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An ETF for a New Era in Artificial Intelligence

The WisdomTree Artificial Intelligence and Innovation Fund (WTAI) debuted last week, and with...

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Use RSPE to Hop Aboard the ESG Express

From the perspectives of adoption and inflows, environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

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Go With GINN as High-Margin Companies Remain Trendy

Profitability is likely to be a marquee theme in 2022 as investors eschew junkier equities in...

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Expect More Biotech Mergers in 2022

The biotechnology industry is often a hotbed of mergers and acquisitions speculation. Announced...

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Unusual Sequencing Could Be Predictive in COVID Fight

Genomics equities are scuffling alongside the broader biotechnology space this year, but that...

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Blue Origin Flight Has ARKX Back in Focus

Blue Origin, the space exploration company founded by former Amazon (AMZN) boss Jeff Bezos,...

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Why the Wide Moat Valuation Component Is Vital

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) is beating the S&P 500 Value Index by...

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Bank ETFs Are Still Bankable

The Invesco KBW Bank ETF (NASDAQ: KBWB) is up a scintillating 36.54% year-to-date, but that...

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Play Airlines the Cautious Way With JRNY

The travel and leisure industry is climbing its way back from the worst days of the coronavirus...

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Hunt for Dividends Should Move Investors to Quality

In golf, there’s an old saying: “Driving’s for show, putting’s for dough.”...

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GINN Has the Potential for an Eventful 2022

With 2022 right around the corner, plenty of market observers and pundits are opining on what the...

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Closed-End Funds Offering Big Income, Good Values

High yields and above-average income are desirable traits, particularly in today’s climate...

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Crypto Miner Sell-Off Generates Opportunity For DAPP

Recent weakness in bitcoin and other digital assets is being felt elsewhere as shares of crypto...

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International Dividends Are Blossoming

U.S. equities don’t have the dividend game all to themselves. More importantly, they...

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History Proves That Rate Hikes Don't Always Dent Stocks

Conventional wisdom often dictates that interest rate tightening by the Federal Reserve is...

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If On Point, Tesla Forecast Could Boost ARKQ

Even with an 8% loss over the past month, electric vehicle giant Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is up a...

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Small-Caps Could Shine Bright in 2022

Expectations are in place for small-cap strength in 2022. That’s the good news, but with...

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This ETF has the Right Recipe for Renewables Exposure

The universe of renewable energy exchange traded funds expanded rapidly in recent years as...

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Use PPH to Write a Prescription for Pharma Dividends

Domestic dividend growth is on a torrid pace this year, and market observers expect that the...

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Examining What Makes This Clean Energy ETF Work

Despite some disappointment this year, much of it the result of political variety, exchange...

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Commodities Proving Inflation-Fighting Capability

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) continues running higher at an uncomfortable pace, prompting many...

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Consumerism Is Changing — Which is Good for This ETF

This is the time of year when many investors consider the consumer discretionary sector and...

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Buyback Bonanza Is Booming

Share repurchases by U.S. companies are reaching a fevered pitch, and that could be the delight...

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Consumer Disruption Is Here, and ARKW Has Plans

Many market participants are aware that e-commerce is one of the epicenters of technological...

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If 2022 Is Rough, Equal Weight Could Be Way to Go

It remains to be seen exactly how 2022 will play out for stocks. The new year could be a sanguine...

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Municipal Bonds Pivot Green and Investors Can Benefit

The green bond market is booming— issuance this year will be more than triple what was seen in...

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Smaller Biotech Stocks Ready to Pick Up

If there’s an asset class that’s looking forward to 2022, it’s small- and...

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Quality Always Matters, Get it With This ETF

There are times when growth stocks are in style, and there are times when value is in style, but...

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It's About Time to Achieve With Dividend Achievers ETF

Domestic dividends are racing back to heights last seen during the coronavirus pandemic and...

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ESG Growth Outlook Provides Boost for This ETF

Advisors and investors continue hearing more about environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

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Dividends Will Be Huge in 2022

Over long holding periods, dividends account for significant percentages of the broader...

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Omicron Variant Shows Need For Genomics

The emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus carries myriad implications for data...

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Dodge the S&P 500's Return Concentration With RSP

Thanks to the success of the FAANG stocks —Meta Platforms Inc(FB), Alphabet Inc(GOOG), Amazon.com...

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Following Omicron Drubbing, MOAT Holdings Look Cheap

More data and science are needed to get a better picture of how the Omicron variant of the...

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IEA Study Confirms Upbeat Outlook for Renewable Energy

Investors taking the long view of renewable energy equities and exchange traded funds, including...

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This ETF Shows Potential for Japanese Stocks in 2022

The dollar is one of the best-performing major currencies in the world this year. The opposite is...

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Solar ETF Is Credible Avenue to Battery Storage Boom

Battery storage is a vital component in the renewable energy evolution, and thanks to exchange...

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New Crypto Economy ETF Could Soar in 2022

The Invesco Alerian Galaxy Crypto Economy ETF (SATO) is a new arrival to the landscape of...

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Healthcare Innovation Verdant Territory for 3D Printing

The ARK3D Printing ETF (PRNT ) often goes overlooked in the ARK Investment Management stable of...

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ESG Equal-Weight ETF Launches at the Right Time

Among the driving forces of success for new exchange traded funds are timing and offering an...

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Rising Crypto Use Good for New Blockchain ETF

A recent study indicates that nearly 58% of multinational companies are using at least one form...

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BDC Finances on Solid Ground, Says Ratings Agency

Business development companies (BDCs) are getting new looks from income-starved investors this...

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Managed Futures ETF Enters WisdomTree Model Portfolios

Model portfolios offer advisors flexibility in the asset allocation process, and the models...

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If Growth Slows, Try This Growth ETF

The recent emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is sparking fears that global...

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Coinbase Bounceback Could Power This ETF

Bitcoin is higher by 2.6% over the past week, a modest rally by the standards of the largest...

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China Turbulence Unsurprising, But Opportunities Remain

One of the major issues facing market participants this year, particularly those seeking exposure...

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EM Rate Hikes Could Be Good for This Bond ETF

Emerging markets central banks are beating their developed market counterparts to hiking interest...

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Dynamic Dividend Outlook Could Make SDOG Dynamite

In recent weeks, equity income investors were treated to a flurry of encouraging dividend news...

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Aggressive Growth, Momentum ETF Gets Refreshed

The WisdomTree U.S. Growth & Momentum Fund (WGRO) debuted in June, and while the rookie...

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Why This Structure Is Preferable for Bitcoin Exposure

The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF (XBTF) debuted last week, joining a pair of other futures-backed...

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GSFP: ESG Equities With a Value Touch

There are myriad benefits associated with stocks that score well on the basis of environmental,...

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Understanding UUP as an Exemplary Hedge

The Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP A) isn’t designed to be a glamorous...

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Allure of Asia Dividends Is Getting Stronger

The recent deluge of impressive dividend data has a distinctly global feel, and that’s a...

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Opportunity Knocks for Disruptive Healthcare Strategies

Disruptive, next-generation healthcare strategies, including the ARK Genomic Revolution...

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Examining EINC for Energy Income

Rebounding oil prices are stoking the flames of an energy sector rally this year. Obviously,...

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Properly Becoming Reacquainted With European Equities

Using the S&P Europe 350 and MSCI Europe indexes as guides, it’s likely that European...

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The Unquestionable Allure of Buyback Stocks

Investors often clamor for shareholder rewards, namely dividends, but buybacks are a...

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Emerging Markets Dividend Renaissance Has Arrived

The recent round of positive dividend news centers largely on U.S. stocks, but investors...

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New ETF Brings Refresh to Real Estate Investing

As a standalone sector, real estate is just several years old, and it’s one of the smaller...

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When the Chips Are Up, SOXQ Could Be Stellar

This year, the semiconductor industry is one of the epicenters of global supply chain stress, but...

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Dial Up DIVS as Dividend Outlook Appears Bright

The most recent batch of global dividend data indicates that payouts accelerated in the third...

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There's Still a Lot to Love About the Tech Sector

The technology sector is the largest sector weight in the S&P 500 and a bastion of...

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Reasons for Optimism Regarding Oil's Long-Term Demand

With all the talk about renewable energy adoption, fighting climate change and getting to...

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This Dividend Dog ETF Has Some Teeth

Dividend data out earlier this month confirms that payouts are approaching levels not seen since...

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Some Value At Hand in High Octane Healthcare ETF

Healthcare innovators, including genomics companies, are rarely inexpensive in equity market...

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Rookie Retail ETF Arrives at the Right Time

Good timing is helpful to any new exchange traded fund, but not all have it. An example of a...

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Banks Getting Serious About Boosting Loan Growth

The Invesco KBW Bank ETF (KBWB C+) is up an impressive 43.47% year-to-date, one of the better...

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China Script Flipped, but Sound ETF Ideas Still Abound

This year, China’s renewed emphasis on industry-level regulations is weighing on stocks...

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2022 Small-Cap Bullishness Is Here — Check Out This ETF

With the S&P SmallCap 600 Index higher by 6.74% over the past month, it’s not...

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Right Time to Get RTH Retail ETF

The holiday shopping season is here, and this is usually the time of year that many investors...

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Sunny Solar View Could Shine on This ETF

The outlook for global solar PV installations is impressive of this year and 2022, indicating...

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How China's COVID-19 Policy Impacts Stocks

China has a strong stance against the coronavirus. In simple terms, Beijing has a zero-tolerance...

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Midstream Dividend Growth Outlook Is Encouraging

Income is one of the primary reasons that some investors opt for the midstream over other corners...

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Some Tech Stocks Aren't as Expensive as People Think

For all the chatter earlier this year about rising 10-year Treasuries weighing on growth stocks,...

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Solar Industry Steady Despite Subpar Equity Performance

On the heels of President Biden’s victory last November and the Democrats taking a slim...

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Thinking About an EV? Battery Costs Will Go Down

One of the biggest hurdles that automotive manufacturers, including Tesla (TSLA), face on the...

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There's Hidden Strength in This Pharma ETF

Blue-chip pharmaceuticals stocks are turning solid showings this year, but the group is lagging...

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Inside Intertwined Disruptive Technologies

One of the nifty and perhaps overlooked elements of disruptive technologies is that these...

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EM Small-Caps Are Outperforming Large-Cap Rivals

Domestic small-cap equities are handily beating large-cap benchmarks this year, but that...

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Go With GDOC for Exposure to Futuristic Healthcare

Investors looking disruptive and innovative growth concepts often hone in on the communication...

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Long-Term Bulls Selling Bitcoins Isn't Necessarily Bad

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization, is on a torrid pace this year, so...

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Now is a Good Time For Quality Small-Caps

Small-cap stocks are back in style as of late, and the quality factor, well, that never goes out...

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Bullish Sentiment Could Power Equal-Weight ETFs

The S&P 500 peeled back over the past couple of days, but the benchmark domestic equity gauge...

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Investor Equities Enthusiasm Could Lift Nasdaq ETF

The past two days not withstanding, stocks have been on a roll over the past month, and...

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Energy Income Shines Despite Inflation Situation

The October reading of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published on Wednesday presented investors...

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Get Quality the International Way with IQDG

The quality factor isn’t confined by geography, and for investors looking to add some...

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JUSTification for Mandating ESG Disclosures Escalates

The notion of companies making environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures is a...

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Fintech Has Potential as Financial Education Aid

Financial literacy and education is usually only taught to kids in the confines of their homes,...

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Cyclical Stocks, ETFs Could Be Ready for Big Moves

Growth stocks are showing plenty of signs of life in recent weeks, but value investors...

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Equal-Weight ETF Can Provide Shield in Rough Markets

When investors think of equity-based strategies that are durable when stocks fall, the factor...

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PPH Boosted as Cheap Pharma Stocks Can Offer Dividends

Healthcare stocks are solid but not spectacular performers. For example, the S&P 500 Health...

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With Inflation Ongoing, Make the Commodities Call

Inflation is proving far more persistent than many market observers originally speculated. In...

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Count on the Rise of International Unicorns With FMQQ

Usually, these firms hail from high-octane sectors and industries, such as technology, consumer...

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Singles Day Wishes For EM E-Commerce ETF

China’s Singles Day, one of the world’s largest retail events, arrives Thursday....

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With Holiday Travel Beckoning, It is Time for JRNY

The upcoming holiday travel season would appear to be an opportune time to consider an exchange...

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A Great Choice for ESG Rating Evolution

As the landscape of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds grows and evolves, more end...

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Applying ESG to Next Generation Innovators

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is one of the more beloved equity benchmarks among advisors and...

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NUSI Has Inflation-Fighting Potential

Income investors are grappling with plenty of challenges in 2021. As if low interest rates across...

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Super Software Names Could Drive Disruptive Tech ETF

One of the reasons that many investors are drawn to the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is that it...

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With Small-Cap Bargains, Consider an Equal-Weight ETF

The S&P SmallCap 600 Index is higher by 6.63% over the past month and is flirting with...

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A Gold ETF With Sustainability

When it debuted seven and a half years ago, the VanEck Merk Gold Trust (OUNZ ) blazed a trail...

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DNL: Greater Dividends, Higher Growth, Attractive Valuations

Investors looking for quality approaches to durable domestic dividend equities could find the...

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Renewable Energy Tax Policy Could Be Fuel for ACES

Government spending plans are front and center on Capitol Hill as the two parties continue...

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Choosy Investors Might Enjoy Equal-Weight ETFs

The vast majority of passive equity-based exchange traded funds are weighted by market...

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Play PBW to Tap Net-Zero Emissions Spending

Investors continue hearing terms like “net-zero” and “carbon transition” floating around, but...

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How Mobile Buying Drives Emerging Markets E-Commerce

Americans love their mobile phones, and the evolution of the smartphone only enhanced that...

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Examine DAPP for Digital Assets Exposure

Whether it’s bitcoin and ethereum or more speculative fare such as meme or joke coins,...

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Electric Vehicle Adoption Trends Look Promising

With an 11.18% weight to Tesla (TSLA) as of Nov. 3, it’s not a stretch to say that the ARK...

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COP26 Brings Potential Benefits for Sustainable ETFs

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, is underway in Glasgow, Scotland,...

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Despite Supply Woes, Semiconductor Sales Soar

One of this year’s most prominent themes in the technology sector is semiconductor...

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For Income, Don't Pass On MLP Pass-Through Potential

Soaring oil prices are helping master limited partnerships (MLPs) and the related exchange traded...

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FMQQ Fantastic Idea for Next Areas of Growth

In the U.S., many investors know about the importance of the consumer. It’s said that...

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Historic Opportunity Available in Biotech Investing

Some market pundits love clarion calls and hyperbole, but there are times when credibly rare...

Emerging Markets Channel

China Caused Commotion, But EM Consumer Thesis Sound

Investors paying attention to emerging markets assets this year, particularly previously beloved...

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Concerned About Slowing Growth? Check Out This ETF

Whether it’s slower earnings growth or a natural retreat from the massive economic growth...

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High Rewards and a High Beta With This ETF

Smart investors are always considering risk/reward scenarios. As, in does taking on elevated risk...

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Insights for Properly Valuing Bitcoin

Bitcoin is about 13 years old, and as the digital currency’s prominence grows, so does...

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Try and Take the Long View of Equal-Weight ETFs

Investors often hear about the efficacy of taking long-term approaches. However, there are also...

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MOTE a Combination of ESG, Wide Moats

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT A-) is the most venerable name among exchange...

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Looking For Income? Options-Based NUSI Has Potential

In today’s environment of barely-there bond yields, income-starved investors are assessing...

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Shift to Renewables Gains Momentum

Against the backdrop of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, it’s...

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Dividend Growth Advantages Shouldn't Be Ignored

Dividend growth investing is always a solid idea, although there are times that this more...

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Taper Talk Returns But It Doesn't Have to Be 2013 Again

When the U.S. economy appeared to be on fragile ground, the Federal Reserve stepped up to support...

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Q3 ETF Inflows Slow, But Still Mighty

Through three quarters of 2021, it’s clear that market participants remain enthusiastic...

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Selectivity Key As Sustainable Fund Universe Grows

The universe of funds sporting the “sustainability” label is growing at a rapid pace. For...

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Extended Inflation Won't Necessarily Hobble Tech ETFs

The famed ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK ) is dealing with a small year-to-date loss, but investors...

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Inflation Is a Channel for This Sector's ETF

Inflationary pressures are running hot. So is chatter regarding what assets are least and most...

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Exxon Mobil Keeps Dividend Aristocrats Status

For dividend and indexing nerds alike, one of the interesting company-specific issues to ponder...

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Equal Weight is Always Stylish, Often Durable

Investors frequently try to time investment styles and factors, such as growth and value....

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Big Year for Sustainable Bond Issuance

Sustainable investing is making its way to the fixed income landscape in significant fashion, and...

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Domestic Energy Production Just Right for Midstream

Midstream energy equities and exchange traded funds such as theAlerian Energy InfrastructureETF(...

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Mid-Cap Stocks Ready to Shine, and This ETF Looks Bright

Mid-cap equities aren’t in the middle this year. Using the S&P 500, S&PMidCap 400,...

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Facebook News Highlights Appeal of Sustainability

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported on array of thorny issues and controversies...

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Earnings Season Illuminates QQQ, Nasdaq 100

Third-quarter earnings season is in full swing, and some large- and mega-cap growth companies are...

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Positioning for Income in a Rising Rates Universe

One of the prominent themes that emerged in the third quarter, and one that’s highly...

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Place the Coinbase Call With This Fintech ETF

Crypto exchange operator Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) came to market earlier this year in what was one...

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In Emerging Markets, Exclusion Matters

For all the commotion surrounding Chinese growth stocks— and it’s warranted— the broader...

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There Might Be Bumps, But ACES Has Potential

As 2021 is showing, the transition to clean energy and carbon-neutral concepts will encounter...

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Regulatory Report Good BUZZ for Meme Stocks

A couple years ago, the term “meme stock” was rarely acknowledged, and not many investors even...

Energy Infrastructure Channel

MLPs Offer Huge Dividends, Nice Value

The ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP A), the largest exchange traded fund focusing on master limited...

Future ETFs Channel

Amid Greenwashing Discussion, GSFP Is What It Is

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is growing in exponential fashion, and any...

ETF Education Channel

The ETF Tax Proposal Is Flawed

Of the myriad tax proposals floating around on Capitol Hill these days, there’s one...

Retirement Income Channel

Retirees Might Want to Give Utilities Another Glance

The utilities sector isn’t setting the world on fire this year. For example, the Utilities...

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ARKX Might Benefit from Race to Space Investing

Billionaires, such as Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk, are racing to get space....

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There Are Equal-Weight Boons With Small-Caps, Too

When investors think of equal-weight exchange traded funds, they typically think of large-cap...

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Some Tempting Values to Be Had Among Pipeline Operators

Energy is the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 this year, and that’s a trend...

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The Salve for Non-Committed Energy Exposure

The energy sector is the best-performing group in the S&P 500 this year. It’s also...

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Weigh EUDG for Premier European Dividends

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New ETF Taps the Blockchain Revolution

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Fintech Has Increasing NFT Credibility

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Getting Cyclical and Buying the Dip With SDOG

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Why Bitcoin Futures Fit Well in This Commodities ETF

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An Efficient Cybersecurity Equities Access Point

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Equal-Weight Diversification Isn't Merely a Buzz Phrase

Investors doing enough research about equal-weight exchange traded funds, including the Invesco...

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How to Discover Real Value in Corporate Bonds

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Position for Biotech Resurgence With Quality Names

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Access ARKW for Developing Digital Advertising Trends

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At Last! What the Bitcoin ETF Launch Means for Advisors

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Go With GLIN for India's Bright Prospects

Indian equities are among the best emerging markets performers this year. While the MSCI India...

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Play This Real Estate ETF to Beat Private Equity

As an asset class, private equity is alluring to an array of investors, and one of the private...

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There are Surprising Benefits to Equal Weight RSP

Among the obvious benefits offered by broad market equal weight exchange traded funds such as the...

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This Established ETF Could Hold Bitcoin Futures

Last Friday, news emerged that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may finally approve a...

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Play This ETF as Emerging Markets Seek to Decarbonize

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

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Space Investing Setting Record Pace This Year

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

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Deep Value Has Additional Upside Drivers

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

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Evaluate EQAL for Another Equal Weight Strategy

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Bright Horizon for Cybersecurity ETFs

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ANGL Has Aura of Consistency

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Six Figures for Bitcoin Could Make DAPP Dapper

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Go With GTR for Superior Spin on Target Range Investing

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BFOR Adds a Little Cyclical Exposure

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Green Building ETF Could Have Friends in High Places

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Dividends Are Going to Be Vital Going Forward

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

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Don't Worry About the Tech/Treasury Yield Relationship

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Rising Rates Don't Have to Ding Disruptive Tech

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

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Understanding the Buzz Around the BUZZ ETF

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ACES Could Fly Thanks to These Holdings

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NTSX: Heading to Where the Efficiencies Are

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

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Energy Infrastructure ETF's Yields Come With Quality

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Global Carbon Grapple Could Be Golden for GSFP

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Enter the Crypto Ecosystem Through Equities

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Hunting for Asia Dividends? ADIV Has the Goods

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Despite Failed Five9 Deal, Zoom's Future Still Bright

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Consider Equal Weight for Equity Diversification

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Cybercrime Has Huge Implications, CIBR Has the Goods

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

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Wide Moat Stocks Offer Value and Inflation Protection

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Investors Don't Have to Surrender Quality for Dividends

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Use Managed Futures ETF to Tap Hedge Fund Strategies

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

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NUSI For Seeking Yield and Downside Protection

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Water Investing: An Enthralling Long-Term Trajectory

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

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

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Retirees Need Help Planning for Long-Term Care

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

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Coinbase Crypto Paycheck Idea Could Charge ARKF

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Banks Bullish on Airline Stocks, Jump in With JRNY

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REMX in Right Place, Right Time as Rare Earths Shine

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Discover Equal Weight Benefits With RSP

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Implications for CIBR as Politicians Mull Cybersecurity

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

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Depend on DES as Small-Cap Value Comes to Focus

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

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New Tech ETF Has Favorable Sector Setup

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

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Sun May Shine Again on These Solar Stocks

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

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Ask How Dividends Are Growing

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

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Growing Israeli Equity Market Shows IZRL Intrigue

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

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Many Wide Moat Stocks Are Attractively Valued

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

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In Pivot to Thematic Investing, Try Destination DTEC

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

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As New Healthcare Era Dawns, Look at WDNA

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

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ESG Ratings Debate Is Actually a Positive Thing

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

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Nasdaq-100 Inclusion Boosts Liquidity in Foreign Stocks

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

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Tap Into U.K. Dividend Resurgence With This ETF

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

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ARKK Disruptive Credibility Remains Solid

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Surging Vaccination Rate Could Boost Indian Economy

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

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SDOG Could Be Best Friend For Value Investors

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

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Refresh Income Proposition With MTGP

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

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Investors Nervous About Economic Headwinds

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

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GSFP: Great Timing in the Climate-Aware ETF Space

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

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Energy Infrastructure Companies Could Fill a Void

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

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The Correct Way to Access Small-Cap Quality

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

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Why Dividend Stability Is Important

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

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Wright's Law Arrives In Key Space Investment Segment

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

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Greener for Longer Positions SMOG for Success

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How to Make a Sound Bet on the Smart Grid

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

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Cybersecurity ETF Offers Long-Term Appeal

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

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New Tax Proposal Could Increase Allure of Dividends

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

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These Stocks Could Make Golden Innovative Bet with GTEK

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

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Value Stocks on the Brink of Another Moment

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

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Rethinking the Spending Aspect of Retirement

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

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Gilded Age of Genomics Just Getting Underway

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Use Agriculture Equities to Counter Inflation

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

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Emerging Markets Value Could Be Long-Term Champion

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

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With India's Climbing Stock Market, Play EPI

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

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GSFP Brings Lucidity to Sustainable Investing

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

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Explore the Inflation-Fighting Perks of Commodities

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

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Stocks Dip and Introduce Quandary

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

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Rocket Labs Stock Boosts Space Investing Argument

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

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Galaxy Digital Holdings Partners with Invesco

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

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GTEK Taps Tomorrow's Tech Leaders Today

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

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Emerging Markets Dividends Turn Down the Heat

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

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Prepare for the Coming Buyback Deluge With PKW

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

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Mortgage REITS Can Provide Mega Levels of Income

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

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WisdomTree ETF Has Impressive Three-Year Run

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

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Blue-Chip Pharmaceuticals Face Political Headwinds

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

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As UN Sounds Alarm on Climate Change, Check Out GSFP

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

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This Dividend Grower Basket Is Really Cheap

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

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Municipal Bonds Still Key Retirement Income Component

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

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More Confirmation 3D Printing Fits in Space ETF

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

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Green Bonds Are Just Getting Started

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

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New Take on Managed Futures ETF Already Paying Off

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

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How to Soar With an Airline Resurgence

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Some Disruptive Growth Stocks Offer Surprise Bargains

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

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Feast on Quality With Vaunted SPHQ

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

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This ETF Might Benefit From Small-Cap Value Resurgence

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

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Online Shopping Boom Continues as Inflation Sneaks In

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

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This ETF Has Some ESG to Pair with Big Dividends

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

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Get Wise to Green Municipal Bonds With This New ETF

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Drug Price Debate Might Not Hinder Biotech ETFs

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

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Multi-Factor Model Portfolios Can Thrive In Uncertainty

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Bank Loans Providing Needed Income Boost

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Coinbase Tumble Could Be Good for Fintech ETF

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ESG Comes to Real Estate with GBLD

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GINN Has Goods for Tech Bulls

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For the Brave, Some Chinese Stocks Are Undervalued

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

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This Gambling ETF is More Than Ready for Some Football

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Green Data Centers Help This Real Estate ETF Stand Out

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Don't Miss the Dividend Catalyst for Equities

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

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New and Old Dividend ETFs Offer Benefits

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Midstream Energy Has Tangible Everyday Impact, Portfolio Pertinence

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

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GINN: an Innovative Road to Disruptive Growth

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

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Bank Stocks Prepared for More Excitement

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Ethereum Rebound Might Spark This Fintech ETF

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

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Utilities Stocks, ETFs Deserve More Attention

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

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Sale on Some Retail Names

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Tons of Quality Dividend Strategies in One Model Portfolio

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Politics Might Power ACES Again

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

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Buy Now, Pay Later Momentum Continues to Sizzle

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Go With GSFP for Boosted Renewable Energy Spending

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

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Here's What Americans Think About Inflation

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Solar Stocks Can Shine, Despite Cost

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Key Traits of Dividend Durability

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Thematic Investing With An Umbrella Approach

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

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With Eurozone Equities Ready to Rise, Consider this Model Portfolio

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

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Quality Stocks Ready To Lead

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

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GRNB Could Heat Up as Green Bond Sales Approach Records

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

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Retirement Investors Facing Bond Conundrums

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

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

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

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

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Google Getting Into Genomics or Already There?

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Goldman Sachs ETF Full of Renewable Energy Ideas

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

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Midstream Energy Can Beat the Summertime Blues

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

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The Robots Are Here...to Deliver Your Packages

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It Might Be Japan's Time to Shine

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High-Yield Munis Worth a Look as Default Rates Cooperate

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

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Some Wide Moat Stocks Offering Value

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Early Cancer Detection: Big Opportunity for Genomics Investors

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

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How To Rejuvenate the 60/40 Portfolio Concept

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

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Treasury Yields Might Be Ready to Rise Anew

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

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Active Bond ETFs Are Making Their Mark

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

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Why Advisors Must Become ESG-Aware

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

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Look to TDVG as Dividends Grow

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

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Amid Global Shortage, Chip Makers Increase Cash Flow

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

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Strong Vaccine Demand Boosting Pharma Sales

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

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Renewable Energy Cost-Benefit Analysis is Highly Favorable

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

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Rebalance of Cloud ETF Seizes Upon Two Important Themes

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

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Consider Climate Warnings in Portfolios with GSFP

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

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Stocks are Hard to Stop, but Challenges Are Out There

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

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Deep Value ETF Might Be Buyable on Correction

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

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ARKW Gateway to the Shoppiness of Social Media Apps

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

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For Inflation Protection, Head to the Midstream

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

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New Active Sports Betting ETF is Underway

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

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Big Tesla Exposure Could Give This ETF a Boost

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

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What Supply Chain Woes Mean for Semiconductor ETF

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

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Tap Into TOLZ for Future Play on Energy

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

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How Advisors Can Meet Client ESG Demand

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

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Are Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds Still Viable?

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

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ARKX Paving the Way to Space ETF Leadership

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

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A Water Investing PHOnomenon

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

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Companies Are Eating up Bitcoin at Rapid Rate

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

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Model Portfolios Bring Fresh Thinking to 60/40 Debate

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

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Tesla AI Capabilities Underpin This ETF's Allure

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

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Delta Variant May Dent The Economy

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

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Answer ADIV Call as Asia Dividend Growth Rises

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

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Reach Out to KBWB for Buyback-Rich Stocks

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

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More Investor Education Needed For Sustainable Growth

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

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Implementing the Quality Factor

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

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Will EM Central Bank Policy Benefit This ETF?

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

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Big Energy Companies Are Tightening Their Purse Strings

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

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When Will Small Biotech Firms Get Their Big Break?

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

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How the Pandemic Has Changed Active Investing Habits

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

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

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

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Stakeholder Capitalism Is Sticking Around

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

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

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

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Looking for a Healthier Healthcare ETF?

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

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Emerging Markets May Offer More than What Meets the Eye

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

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Thinking About Investing in India?

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

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Looking for a Contrarian Way to Access Emerging Markets?

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

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The Almighty Hedge

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

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Robots Will Make Grocery Delivery Cheaper

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

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GINN's Got You Covered On Healthcare Exposure

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

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How Much Concern Over Inflation is Warranted?

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

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Biotech Small Caps Will Bounce Back

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

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

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

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Invest in Healthcare Innovation With the WDNA ETF

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

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Midstream Has Momentum

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

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Will Boeing Stock Continue to Climb?

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

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

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

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GSFP Can Skirt Climate Risk

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

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'ARKF' and the Shifting Payments Landscape

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

Active ETF Channel

Active Management as a Tool for Fighting Inflation

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

U.S. Water Infrastructure Grade An Abysmal D+

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Flush With Cash, Gold Miners Deserve More Credit

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

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REIT ETFs Bring Discernment to a Fickle Market

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

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

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

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Go Deeper than Electric Cars with This Fund

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

ETF Education Channel

For Value Boost, Turn to 'SPVU'

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Why Is John Deere in a Disruptive Tech ETF?

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

Dividend Channel

This International Dividend ETF Still Finds Cheap Stocks

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

Retirement Income Channel

Municipal Bonds Remain a Solid Summer Bet for Retirees

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

A Deep Dive into the ALPS SDOG ETF

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

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A Big Infrastructure Bill Would Be Boon for This Wind ETF

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

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India Creeps Up on China's Economic Dominance

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Buyouts Roll Through the Casino & Gaming Space

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

Active ETF Channel

With the SPAC Market Maturing, Consider This Active ETF

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Midstream Dividends Solidify in 2nd Quarter

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

Dividend Channel

Two Venerable Vanguard ETFs Can Bring In Dividends

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARKF and the Crypto Space Had a Terrific Tuesday

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

ETF Education Channel

Quality Is Now the Key Investment Factor

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

Retirement Income Channel

Has Fixed Income ESG's Moment Arrived?

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

Future ETFs Channel

With Big Infrastructure Spending Looming, Go with GSFP

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Semiconductors: The Basis for Nearly All Disruptive Tech

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

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What Led to China's Tech Crackdown?

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

REIT ETFs Are Back As Real Estate Rebounds

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

Active ETF Channel

Office REITs May Prove More Resilient than You Think

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Return to Office Renews the Case for Cybersecurity ETF

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

ETF Education Channel

Banks Finding Creative Ways to Engineer Loan Growth

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Solid Risk-Reward Scenarios in Midstream Energy

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

Future ETFs Channel

Fund Depth Matters in the Fight Against Warmer Temperatures

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

China's Vast Healthcare Market Demands Digitization

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

It’s Now Cheaper to Dwell in the Energy Sector

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

Active ETF Channel

Returning to Growth via the TCHP ETF

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

The SMOG ETF: A Call to Action for Advisors

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

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

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Head Back to School with Endowment-Like Investing

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

ETF Education Channel

Investors Are Taking Note of the Quality Factor

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

Future ETFs Channel

How to Invest in the Future of the Planet

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

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Are Sturdy Shareholder Rewards Back In Earnest?

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

Retirement Income Channel

Future Rate Hikes Need Not Be Dramatic

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Is Brazil the Next Hotbed for Fintech Firms?

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Why Risk-Controlled Income Is Still Critical

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

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Renewables Spending Sizzled in the First Half of 2021

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

ETF Education Channel

In a Scorching Summer, Water ETFs Are Hydrating Portfolios

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

Future ETFs Channel

Carbon-Concerned ETF Investing: A JUST Cause

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

Dividend Channel

Looking for a Dynamite Dividends ETF?

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Genomics Innovations Could Boost Breast Cancer Prevention

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

Retirement Income Channel

The Economy Resumes Its Growth Trajectory

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

There's Value to Be Found in Small Caps

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Lower Treasury Yields May Create Bond Opportunities Abroad

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Cardboard Comes Calling, but This ETF Is No Paper Tiger

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

Dividend Channel

Utilities: Energy Investors Going Straight to the Source

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

Future ETFs Channel

Looking for Innovative Investing? Game On with 'GINN'

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Polymer Applications Could Be Potent for This 3D Printing ETF

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

Retirement Income Channel

The Healthcare Industry Is Still an Appealing Destination

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

ETF Education Channel

An ETF to Steer Clear of Closed-End Fund Controversy

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

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Why Quality Matters with Small Caps

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

'ACES' Solar Components Face Earnings Tests

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Sanguine Regulatory Outlook Not Much Threat For 'BBH'

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Infrastructure Bill Could Be Fantastic for FAN ETF

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

Active ETF Channel

As Earnings Roll In, Keep Quality in Mind

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Fintech Is Where the Disruption Is At

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

ETF Education Channel

In An Uncertain Year, Low Vol ETFs Stayed The Course

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

Dividend Channel

In Boon For Dividends, Utilities Ready to Rebound

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This ‘Trash’ ETF Has Quadrupled in Just 15 Years

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Betting on BDCs? Get Important Details on BIZD

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Midstream Energy Sporting Deeply Discounted Valuations

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

Active ETF Channel

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

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Refreshing Emerging Markets Proposition with 'XSOE'

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

ETF Education Channel

Get Reopening Right with 'RPV'

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

Active ETF Channel

Positioning Sectors for Reflationary Times

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

This Natural Gas ETF May Be Worth Firing Up

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Improve Your Real Estate Exposure with ‘REIT’

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Tech Outlook Raises Strength of Disruptive Growth Portfolio

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

ETF Education Channel

The Budding Build America Bond Market Can Boost 'BAB'

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Crypto Channel

Can Bitcoin Reclaim Its Former Glory Later This Year?

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Short Squeezes in Energy Could Propel This Oil ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

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

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Frustrated by the Fed's Fixed Income Messaging?

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

Active ETF Channel

Being Selective in the Universe of Bond ETFs

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

Dividend Channel

Seeking to Marry Large Caps and the Value Factor?

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

ETF Education Channel

Redemption Is Still Possible in the Reflation Trade

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Unpacking the Potential of Synthetic Biology

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

Retirement Income Channel

New Coronavirus Concerns Emerge for Equities

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Fallen Angel ETFs Are Soaring Once Again

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

New Borrowing in the Energy Sector Is Actually a Positive Sign

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

Active ETF Channel

The Investing Opportunity Posed by China

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Building Consensus in the Quality Investing Debate

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

Retirement Income Channel

A Mid-Year Case for Transitory Inflation

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

The Midstream Space Cleans Up Its Act

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

ETF Education Channel

This Aerospace ETF Can Keep Climbing

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Dividend Channel

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

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Thanks to Inflation, the SDOG ETF Still Has Some Bite

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

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

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

After 6 Months, Taking Stock of 'BUZZ'

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

Active ETF Channel

Active Bond Management Shined in the First Half of the Year

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

ETF Education Channel

Junk Bonds Are On Fire. So Is This Invesco ETF

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

Dividend Channel

Why the Rally in Real Estate Will Continue

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

Retirement Income Channel

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

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Don't Ditch the Stay-at-Home Stocks

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Investors Must Be Selective in the Gaming Space

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

Active ETF Channel

Active ETFs Are Dominating 2021 Fund Launches

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Keeping Up with the Changing REIT Landscape

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Marry Equities and Futures with the New-Look WTMF ETF

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

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

ETF Education Channel

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

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Investing in the Intersection of All Things Tech

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

New Ransomware Attack Renews the Cybersecurity Impetus

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

This Moat ETF Is Undergoing a Growth Stock Makeover

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Dividend Growth Is Alive and Well Heading Into Q3

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Watch These Growth Themes in the Back Half of the Year

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

Innovative ETFs Channel

Keep Inflation Worries At Bay with This Agriculture ETF

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

Active ETF Channel

A Streaming Sensation: This ETF Goes Beyond Netflix

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

Energy Infrastructure Channel

Does Midstream Energy Have a Spot at the Energy Table?

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

Retirement Income Channel

Ideas for Workers without Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

The Dollar's Strength Could Stoke a Growth Resurgence

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

Dividend Channel

This Dividend ETF Can Build on an Already Strong 2021

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

ETF Education Channel

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

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

Active ETF Channel

Tighter Credit Spreads Bode Well for Active ETFs

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Good Energy Sector Buys Are Still Available

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Seeking a Comprehensive Investing Strategy for Europe?

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Office Space REITs Aren't Dead Yet

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

Portfolio Strategies Channel

Equal-Weight ETFs Are Still Smart Beta Winners

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

Dividend Channel

Asia Is Becoming a Preeminent Dividend Destination

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

Retirement Income Channel

How Drought in the West Could Affect Muni Bonds

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

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

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

The DGRW ETF and the 10-Month Quality Checkpoint

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

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

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

Active ETF Channel

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

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Rare Earth Metals and the Quest for Renewable Power

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Midstream Operators' Role in U.S. Energy Independence

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

ARK Is a Big Fan of This Newly Public Company

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

Retirement Income Channel

Talking to Clients about Social Security Topics

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

ETF Education Channel

What Can Investors Do with Maturing BulletShares ETFs?

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

New Biotech ETF Could Be a Stellar Second Half Idea

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

Multi-Asset Channel

Capture ESG Across the Globe with This FlexShares ETF

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Capture Ten Megatrends in a Single Disruptive ETF

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Evolving Regulatory Environment Could Bolster Biotech

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Looking for a Comprehensive Dividend Strategy?

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

Active ETF Channel

Active ETFs Continue Their Outstanding Growth Trajectory

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

ETF Education Channel

With Consumer Staples, Equal-Weight Has Several Advantages

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

Retirement Income Channel

Net Bigger Returns with Net Lease ETFs

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

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why the Real E-Commerce Opportunity Is Overseas

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

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Breaking Down WisdomTree's Global Dividend Model Portfolio

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Scorching Summer Putting Solar Energy in the Limelight

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

Active ETF Channel

An Active ETF for a New Dividend Order

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

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

DAPP: Bridging the Crypto/Mainstream Asset Divide

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

ETF Education Channel

Are Low Vol Contrarians Really Pushing for Value?

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

Disruptive Technology Channel

Two Stocks Just Propelled ARKQ to a Huge Week

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

Retirement Income Channel

Why It May Be Time to Finally Talk TIPS

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

Active ETF Channel

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

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

Alternatives Channel

Active Management Adds to Allure of Preferreds

The combination of low interest rates and rising equity prices could be the impetus for some...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

Why Not Add Momentum to the Materials Sector?

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

ETF Building Blocks Channel

As Japanese Dividends Rise, Research IDOG

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

Retirement Income Channel

Municipal Bonds Still Critical in the Retirement Puzzle

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

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