Author Archive: InvestorPlace Contributor

The author of this article is a contributor to InvestorPlace.com.

rss feed

Author's Website

3 All-American ETFs To Consider Buying

3 All-American ETFs To Consider Buying

These All-American ETFs could be defensive plays While U.S. stocks have recently been decked by trade jitters and renewed recession fears, the U.S. remains the place to be for equity investors. Even with its May struggles, the S&P 500 is higher by 11.80% year-to-date, outpacing the MSCI EAFE Index by 340 basis points and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index by […]

Continue Reading

5 Thematic ETFs For Fixed-Income Investors

5 Thematic ETFs For Fixed-Income Investors

These bond ETFs show that different can be better Whether it is an ETF dedicated to 5G, cannabis, electric vehicles or small-cap biotechnology stocks, there are a growing number of thematic funds on the market. Predictably, however, the vast majority of thematic ETFs are equity-based products. On the other hand, many of the largest fixed-income ETFs are basic in […]

Continue Reading

5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds To Buy

5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds To Buy

These actively managed funds could help investors find compelling returns Due in large part to the rise of passive index funds and ETFs, actively managed funds have been taking some lumps in recent years. While fees have been declining on actively managed funds, those products have not been able to compete with ETFs when it comes […]

Continue Reading

3 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

3 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

Gold stocks are rising again With a few tweets, gold stocks are looking a bit more golden these days. As President Trump announced that a trade deal with China was off the table for now and that tariffs would increase, investors have naturally gotten nervous. Volatility has spiked and markets saw some heavy losses over […]

Continue Reading

5 Of The Best Retirement ETFs For Your IRA

5 Of The Best Retirement ETFs For Your IRA

Some of the best ETFs for IRA investors span asset classes and geographies and are cheap Now that tax season is in the rearview mirror, investors can get back to contributing to their retirement portfolios, including individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Good news for investors: IRA contribution limits are moving up. Investors under 50 years old […]

Continue Reading

5 Best ETFs To Set And Forget

5 Best ETFs To Set And Forget

These are some of the best ETFs for investors looking for low fees and easy to understand investment concepts While use of ETFs among institutional and other professional investors continues growing at a rapid rate, retail investors and advisors representing those investors remain core constituencies among ETF users. As has been widely noted, retail investors […]

Continue Reading

5 High-Growth Funds To Buy For Outperformance

5 High-Growth Funds To Buy For Outperformance

Growth funds have the potential to continue outpacing their value rivals Market observers and pundits may debate that the bull market that started in March 2009 ended during the fourth-quarter swoon of 2018. While there is some debate surrounding the age of the bull market, what cannot be argued is that high-growth funds, stocks and the […]

Continue Reading

5 Of The Best Funds For Downside Protection

5 Of The Best Funds For Downside Protection

These are some of the best funds for investors concerned about the end of the bull market With the S&P 500 up about 15% year-to-date, it would appear safe to say that the bull market is intact. The other side of that discussion is that stocks plunged in the fourth quarter, basically entering a bear market while reminding […]

Continue Reading

7 Energy ETFs That Could Be Running Out Of Fuel

7 Energy ETFs That Could Be Running Out Of Fuel

The sector is hot, but these energy ETFs could be vulnerable on the downside. Energy commodities, namely oil, are among this year’s best-performing commodities. Predictably, that scenario is proving beneficial for energy ETFs. After tumbling 18.20% last year, the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE), the largest energy ETF, is up 17.70% this year, underscoring the point that energy […]

Continue Reading

7 ETFs To Buy For Serious Diversification

7 ETFs To Buy For Serious Diversification

These ETFs have everything needed for a well-balanced portfolio If you’re looking for ETFs to buy, don’t bother. I’m kidding. A recent Motley Fool article appeared on Fox Business’s website. It asked the question, “Has the ETF Market Peaked?” Author Dan Caplinger made the argument that at $5 trillion — the dollar amount of ETF investments held […]

Continue Reading