Tag: ETF

5 International ETFs Worth Adding To Your Portfolio

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 International ETFs Worth Adding To Your Portfolio

Many investors focus heavily on individual security selection, but proper asset allocation is where you get most of the bang for your buck. There’s almost always a decent value to be found somewhere in the world.  And many asset classes tend to revert to their mean- if one country outperforms another country over the course […]

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5 Best Bank ETFs To Ride The Bullish Wave

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Best Bank ETFs To Ride The Bullish Wave

Financial stocks are roaring to life, and these bank ETFs are looking good right now The financial services sector is shedding its laggard status in noteworthy fashion. Just look at the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF), the largest financial services exchange-traded fund (ETF) by assets. The benchmark financial services ETF is higher by more than 9.3% over […]

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Here’s The Biggest Mistake People Make With ETFs

| September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Here’s The Biggest Mistake People Make With ETFs

Pretty cheap to trade these days—$7 or whatever. Costs less than lunch. Some online brokers will give you the first 50/100/200 trades free. What a deal! But there are consequences. Have you ever gotten nervous about one of your positions, sold out of it, then watched helplessly as it shot up 40% in six months? Chances […]

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Owning The Top Preferred Stock For High-Yield And Safety

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Owning The Top Preferred Stock For High-Yield And Safety

Preferred stock shares can be viewed as a hybrid of common stock shares and corporate bonds. Preferred shares pay a fixed dividend rate, similar to bond interest. Technically preferred shares are equity like common shares. The preference feature is that preferred dividends must be paid before any dividends can be paid on a company’s common […]

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ETFs Are A Convenient Yet Very Dangerous Tool For Investors

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
ETFs Are A Convenient Yet Very Dangerous Tool For Investors

Here’s the least original statement of 2017: There are a lot of different ETFs. There are: Equity ETFs International ETFs Fixed income ETFs Currency ETFs Commodity ETFs Volatility ETFs There are more… plus leveraged and inverse versions of most of these leveraged and inverse versions of most of these. ETFs have made it possible for everyday […]

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5 ETFs That Let You Invest In Gold

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 ETFs That Let You Invest In Gold

Gold can be useful as a short-term hedge or a route to quick profits. Here are five ways to dive into the yellow metal. You’ll find no shortage of people who think you shouldn’t invest in gold. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) CEO and investment legend Warren Buffett famously slammed our love of the yellow metal in […]

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3 Tech ETFs That Invest In Explosive Trends

3 Tech ETFs That Invest In Explosive Trends

Broad-based tech ETFs make great core holdings, but if you want to supercharge your growth, jump into these thematic funds, too Investors’ thoughts on the subject of technology-sector exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tend to gravitate toward the biggest players. The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLK), of course, is the most popular proxy for tech stocks based on […]

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Why Hedge Funds Love ETFs

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Hedge Funds Love ETFs

Following hedge fund managers’ strategies can be lucrative for your investment portfolio. One of the latest trends being set by these industry players that you may consider following is their investments in ETFs. Hedge Fund Managers Embrace ETFs Setting the Stage for Investors to Follow If you believe in following the investing strategies of top […]

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3 Dividend Growth ETFs You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

3 Dividend Growth ETFs You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Diversify away from strictly high yield with ETFs that are consistently growing dividends Dividend growth stocks are public companies that have shown a track record of successive year-over-year increases in their dividend payments to shareholders. They represent an attractive way for income investors to augment and further diversify their portfolios away from a strict high-yield focus. One […]

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12 High-Yield Funds Paying Up To 21%

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
12 High-Yield Funds Paying Up To 21%

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer “one-click” diversification. Investors buy ETFs to hedge against individual stock collapses. ETFs can also offer big yields. We’ll look at 11 of them today, with dividends starting at 4% and climbing all the way up to an amazing 21%! Is the 21%er a trap? Of course it is. But my favorite […]

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