Tag: Exchange Traded Funds

13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

What do most exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and many blue-chip stocks have in common? They’re big, they’re popular with Wall Street pundits … and they don’t deliver nearly as much income as investors need to retire. Not even close. I want to share some ugly and eye-opening numbers with you about the skinflint ETF industry. I […]

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5 ETFs That Will Beat The S&P 500 In Q3

5 ETFs That Will Beat The S&P 500 In Q3

These ETFs to buy could offer some stellar third-quarter performances In the first half of 2018, the S&P 500 gained 2.5%. And now, the third quarter — historically a tricky time for domestic equities — is here. While July usually is not a bad month for stocks, August and September are generally two of the worst months […]

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4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

This is how investors can endure and thrive among rising interest rates Conventional wisdom often dictates that rising interest rates can be a pain for investors. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve has boosted borrowing costs four times since the start of 2017, including once to this point this year. Some bond market observers still see interest […]

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5 Smart-Beta Bond ETFs For Smart Fixed Income Investors

5 Smart-Beta Bond ETFs For Smart Fixed Income Investors

There are more smart-beta bond ETFs to consider than many investors may think March was a rough month for smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as assets under management for alternatively weighted ETFs declined 0.96% on a global basis, but smart beta funds still represent a significant percentage of the overall ETF universe. Importantly, that March […]

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

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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 […]

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7 ETFs For Growing Emerging Markets Income

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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 […]

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5 Best Technology ETFs To Beat The Market In 2018

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Best Technology ETFs To Beat The Market In 2018

These tech ETFs will likely keep soaring in 2018 as attention on the sector increases It is almost impossible to avoid the technology sector. Then again, avoiding technology has not been a wise move. It is the best-performing group in the S&P 500 this year. As the largest sector by market capitalization in the U.S., it’s hard […]

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5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds. Sell Today!

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds.  Sell Today!

As we speak, $376 billion is locked up in five of Wall Street’s most overrated, overloved funds. And the sad reality is that there’s a high chance a few thousand bucks of that are courtesy of … well, you. The good news? I can show you seven far better options. While Wall Street still rolls out hundreds of […]

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3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

Vanguard ETFs offer some compelling opportunities for international income Vanguard is the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), so it is fair to say plenty of investors know about the fund giant and that plenty are also clients of the firm. It is also accurate to say that many investors are aware of the […]

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10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an easy “one-click way” to diversify your dividends. Instead of grinding on the viability of any single payout stream, why not build a basket of them? But be careful – some pooled payouts are all bad and don’t even keep up with the broader market. In a minute, we’ll review […]

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