Tag: ETF

Mutal Funds, ETFs, Closed End Funds–What’s The Difference?

May 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mutal Funds, ETFs, Closed End Funds–What’s The Difference?

One key rule in investing is to not put all your eggs in one basket–or all your money in the stock of one company.  No matter how great the company, no matter how long it has been in existence or how well known it is, it could fail–case in point:  Sears.  While Sears has not […]

Read More

Avoid These Mistakes In ETF Investing

April 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Avoid These Mistakes In ETF Investing

While ETFs investing is very popular with many investors for its ease of use, transparency, diversification benefits, low cost and tax efficiency, it has a number of risks that have to be taken into account by investors. Why ETFs? ETF or an exchange-traded fund, is an investment fund that trades similar to stocks in the […]

Read More

Why I Like ETFs And You May Too

April 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Why I Like ETFs And You May Too

What would you prefer: pay a little and get more or pay a lot and get less?  I’d prefer the former and this is the conclusion that I have reached from reading about ETFs. You are getting more (in investment returns) and for much less (in management fees). An ETF and is a fund that […]

Read More

5 Under-The-Radar Dividend ETFs For Every Investor

March 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
5 Under-The-Radar Dividend ETFs For Every Investor

These dividend ETFs don’t grab a lot of press but income investors should give these funds a look Dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs) represent a significant percentage of the overall ETF universe and an even bigger chunk of the smart beta space. In the U.S., there are more than 200 dividend and income ETFs available to […]

Read More

7 ETFs For Growing Emerging Markets Income

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
7 ETFs For Growing Emerging Markets Income

Emerging markets dividends are poised to grow these year — time to get in After easily trouncing U.S. stocks in 2017, emerging markets equities and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are looking for more of the same this year. While 2018 is still in its early stages, the widely followed MSCI Emerging Markets Index is outpacing the S&P […]

Read More

Evaluating Dividend ETFs

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Evaluating Dividend ETFs

My site is read by readers from all walks of life. We have those with no experience investing, to those who have been through the ups and downs of the past half a century (and even longer). We also have a variety of readers, who are interested in the concept of dividend growth investing, but who […]

Read More

3 ETFs To Buy The Blockchain In 2018

January 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
3 ETFs To Buy The Blockchain In 2018

No bitcoin fund? No problem. While regulators are telling ETF issuers to scrap plans for funds based on the cryptocurrency, new avenues for digital currency are emerging: blockchain ETFs promising exposure to blockchain companies. Among financial technologies, blockchain is fairly new. Originally created as a centralized ledger and record-keeping system for digital currency transactions, blockchain […]

Read More

7 Best Technology ETFs For 2018 And Beyond

January 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
7 Best Technology ETFs For 2018 And Beyond

These technology ETFs could be leaders through the rest of the year You don’t need me to tell you that technology was the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 last year. The Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLK), the largest technology ETF by assets, jumped 34.3% in 2017, easily topping the 21.7% returned by the broader market. Of course, 2018 […]

Read More

4 Best Marijuana ETFs For Conservative Portfolios

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
4 Best Marijuana ETFs For Conservative Portfolios

Speculate on America’s growing pot adoption with these marijuana ETFs Investors are clamoring for ways to get in on a popular, but risky, investing craze — marijuana! Despite the reality that pot is illegal under federal law, many states have legalized the substance and plenty of marijuana ETFs have cropped up as a result. For […]

Read More

3 ETFs To Buy Before They Charge Higher In 2018

December 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 ETFs To Buy Before They Charge Higher In 2018

The markets continue their bullish run into year-end. Here’s how to profit. The market continues to press higher as the heightened prospects of a tax reform deal has seemingly filled the rally tank as we head into the end-of-the-year, which is normally bullish for stocks and ETFs to buy. Investors are beginning to scramble for […]

Read More