Tag: Exchange Traded Funds

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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5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

These ETFs of closed-end funds are not for everyone. But those who dive in will enjoy yields in the 6%-7% range. Many investors are making the right choice to build their core portfolios around low-cost, liquid and diversified exchange-traded funds (ETFs) geared towards dividend paying stocks and bonds. These funds provide transparent exposure to a broad […]

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The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

ETFs and retirement go hand and hand Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other assets allow for intraday tradability at a dirt cheap cost. Perhaps more importantly, they allow investors to customize their portfolios by honing in on […]

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