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New Highs & Lows October 12th Edition

by on October 12, 2013

Here is a look at all of the ETFs that have posted new one-year highs and lows over the past trading week. Traders can use this list to find prospective candidates that have deviated too far from their longer-term trends, thereby serving as potential starting points for those looking to take on either short or long positions. [click to continue…]

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Though equity markets have seemingly taken a breather in recent months, the overall investment landscape so far in 2013 has been a positive one. And with investors slowly making their way back to riskier corners of the market, certain investment strategies have managed to deliver stellar returns. One such winning strategy has been investments in small capitalization equities [see Visual Guide: Major Index Returns By Year]. [click to continue…]

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Dividend investing has always drawn a large crowd for its stability and high current income focus. For the most part, companies choose to make cash distributions when experiencing excess cash or when they want to skew their debt-to-equity ratios. Recently, however, a new trend has developed in which companies have even more incentive to let […]

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ETF Picks For 3 Of America’s Best Small Companies

by on November 13, 2012 | Updated November 30, 2012

Through the development of ETFs, investors are not only able to apply them as a great diversification tools, but these funds also grant access to niche markets and businesses often overlooked in large portfolios. Small businesses are typically included in ETFs seeking high growth potential and diversification, even though within the first five years, 50% of […]

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For many investors, March 9, 2009 was a major turning point; on that day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below 6,550, capping a disastrous stretch that had erased billions of dollars from portfolios around the world. Fortunately, that proved to be the low point of the recent recession; the next day markets rallied, and […]

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The rapid growth of the ETF industry in recent years has altered the investment landscape in more ways than one. The low expense ratios offered by most exchange-traded products have brought increased scrutiny on active managers and called into question their ability to add value to client portfolios. The immediate diversification offered by a basket […]

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Advisors and individuals who favor a tactical asset allocation to investing have historically analyzed broad macroeconomic trends and statistics to identify asset classes and sectors poised deliver strong returns. In the early days of the ETF industry, this meant homing in on a certain sector or style and picking the fund that tracked that segment. […]

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The Ten Best ETFs You’ve Never Heard Of

by on October 19, 2009 | Updated June 9, 2010

Just as there are various “celebrity stock tickers” that every investor recognizes instantly (GOOG, MSFT, F, JNJ), there are some ETFs that everyone knows. Generally, these ETFs, such as SPY, GLD, and QQQQ, reflect the most widely-known investment strategies and asset classes. And while the 25 largest funds that account for more than half of […]

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