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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 […]

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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 […]

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Six Measures For Comparing Funds

| April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Six Measures For Comparing Funds

While sorting through studies to feature in the Dispatches section of the May AAII Journal, I came across one comparing 21 similar funds from Vanguard and Fidelity. There wasn’t a clear winner between the two fund companies. Vanguard’s funds fared better on some aspects, while Fidelity’s fared better on others. A summary of the comparisons can be […]

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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 […]

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3 Brand-New Cannabis ETFs Set To Launch

| April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Brand-New Cannabis ETFs Set To Launch

After a smoking-hot performance during 2018, cannabis-related stocks have cooled quite a bit in 2019. Many popular names such as Tilray (TLRY), Canopy (CGC), and Cronos (CRON) are 25% to 50% off their 52-week highs. This may actually prove to be a good thing for both investors and the three firms that are set to launch new Cannabis based exchange-traded funds […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The 10 Best ETFs To Buy In The Second Quarter

The 10 Best ETFs To Buy In The Second Quarter

These are some of the best ETFs to consider in the second quarter With just a few trading days left in the first quarter of 2019, the S&P 500 is up nearly 14%. That comes after the benchmark U.S. equity gauge notched one of its best January/February performances on record. Some of the best exchange traded funds (ETFs) this […]

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Hoya Capital Real Estate Launches HOMZ, The Housing ETF

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
Hoya Capital Real Estate Launches HOMZ, The Housing ETF

There is a quirky back-story to the team behind Hoya Capital Real Estate’s new ETF, HOMZ. It is being launched by a recent Georgetown University alum and his college professor, giving it a unique “from classroom to trading floor” angle. Housing is the single largest expenditure for the average American household and one of the most […]

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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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