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5 Transportation ETFs To Buy For A Road To Profits

5 Transportation ETFs To Buy For A Road To Profits

There aren’t many transportation ETFs, but there are some neat ideas to consider in this group The Dow Jones Transportation Average Index does not get the notoriety of other equity benchmarks, such as the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but the transports index is widely viewed as an important tell regarding the overall health of […]

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The 10 Best-Performing ETFs This Year

The 10 Best-Performing ETFs This Year

Some of the best-performing ETFs still have plenty of gas in their respective tanks As measured by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), the world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF), domestic stocks are off to fine starts this year. SPY is up nearly 11%. Of course, some of this year’s best-performing ETFs are delivering returns well in excess […]

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5 Of The Best Utility ETFs To Invest In Now

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Of The Best Utility ETFs To Invest In Now

Utility ETFs are some of the best ETFs to buy in tough times The utilities sector accounts for just 3.17% of the S&P 500. Just two sectors — real estate and materials — command smaller weights in the benchmark U.S. equity gauge. Typically, traits like those would lead investors to think the utilities sector is overlooked, […]

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Investors Are Learning That Active ETFs Aren’t An Oxymoron

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Investors Are Learning That Active ETFs Aren’t An Oxymoron

Anyone who reads financial media has heard time and again that active investing strategies are beginning to die while passive investing has become the law of the land, but things aren’t so simple. Active strategies have certainly been shedding assets at an accelerating pace since the global financial crisis, but there’s one area in which active managers […]

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Danger: Sell These 4 ETF Disasters Now (And Buy These 5 Cash Machines Instead)

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Danger: Sell These 4 ETF Disasters Now (And Buy These 5 Cash Machines Instead)

I get lots of pushback when I post an article panning exchange-traded funds. ETF fanboys (and girls) base their love on two things: ETFs’ cheap management fees and convenience, because they let you jump into an entire sector in one click. My response? Handle these so-called “set it and forget it” plays with a lot of caution—or risk a […]

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Investor Evolution

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
Investor Evolution

We as human being continue to evolve. We learn things and we try to adjust to those things to make our life better. We learn about the dangers of certain types of foods and avoid them and the health benefits of others and try to consume them. Note that I said try because it doesn’t always work […]

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3 Defensive ETFs To Protect Yourself From Another Market Selloff

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Defensive ETFs To Protect Yourself From Another Market Selloff

The time to get defensive is now The tail end of 2018 didn’t shape up to be great for the investing public. The markets — down 6%-plus for the full year — fell into a turmoil and it looked as if the bulls were finally rolling over into a big bear market. Stocks, commodities and […]

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7 Bargain-Bin ETFs For Frugal Investors

7 Bargain-Bin ETFs For Frugal Investors

Practically everyone loves cheap ETFs. Here are some low-fee ideas for 2019 When it comes to ETFs, low fees do not always mean superior returns, but low fees do increase a fund’s ability to generate interest from investors. In terms of asset-gathering proficiency, the sweet spot among cheap ETFs is an annual expense ratio of […]

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5 Exotic ETFs To Buy For A Better Portfolio In 2019

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Exotic ETFs To Buy For A Better Portfolio In 2019

A dose of out of box ETFs could do your portfolio good next year As we’ve said, ETFs are perfect to build out your core portfolio with. After all, their index-hugging abilities and low costs make them a perfect foundation to build a portfolio on. There’s a reason why more than $155 billion sits in the iShares Core […]

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Build A Better Portfolio In 2019 With These 5 Core ETFs To Buy

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Build A Better Portfolio In 2019 With These 5 Core ETFs To Buy

These are the best ETFs to buy to build a low-cost core portfolio in a snap As the new year approaches, a lot of people make financial resolutions, most of which include something along the lines of building a better core portfolio. Although it sounds difficult, exchange-traded funds can help you accomplish this without too […]

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