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3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

| August 7, 2019
3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

Is last week’s rate-cut temper tantrum the start of a bigger meltdown? That’s the big question—and today we’re going to do what we have to do to protect our nest egg—and set ourselves up for big gains (and dividends) in the long run. That means we may only have days to prepare—maybe even hours. The […]

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7 Bad ETFs That Just Aren’t Worth The Trouble This Year

7 Bad ETFs That Just Aren’t Worth The Trouble This Year

Some of these are bad ETFs, but some could easily turn into winners The S&P 500 is up nearly 19% year-to-date and in the world of exchange traded funds (ETFs), about 90% of those trading in the U.S. are in the green this year. In other words, stocks and ETFs that are slumping this year really standout […]

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7 Of The Best Smart-Beta ETFs To Target Right Now

7 Of The Best Smart-Beta ETFs To Target Right Now

Smart beta ETFs may not be the rage they used to be, but there are some great funds in this category. For a while now, advisors and investors have been hearing more and more about smart-beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These are an increasingly prominent part of the ETF landscape with a rather broad definition. In […]

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5 Cheap ETFs That Aren’t Actually A Good Value

5 Cheap ETFs That Aren’t Actually A Good Value

There are tons of cheap ETFs out there, but not all of them are the best ETFs There are now scores of cheap ETFs and by all accounts, investors love these products. Honing in on a specific fee range, even when excluding the two ETFs that do not have annual fees, there are 100 ETFs in the […]

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Fixed Income Is Dominating ETF Flows, Smart Beta And Active Are Gaining

Fixed Income Is Dominating ETF Flows, Smart Beta And Active Are Gaining

Exchange-traded funds continue to play a major role in investment portfolios amid the shift toward passive investment options, but even ETFs aren’t immune from liquidations and flow problems. UBS reports that although there are more than 100 issuers of ETFs, the market is still very concentrated. BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street hold an 81% share of […]

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3 Marijuana ETFs To Buy For Safer Cannabis-Based Gains

3 Marijuana ETFs To Buy For Safer Cannabis-Based Gains

These marijuana ETFs make investing in the space easy There’s no denying that marijuana stocks are hot these days. And for good reason. As cannabis continues to move into legal status for both medical and recreational purposes, the potential is huge. Depending on what study you look at, the global legal marijuana market size is […]

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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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