Tag: exchange-traded fund

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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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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These Are the Only 5 Funds You’ll Ever Need

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
These Are the Only 5 Funds You’ll Ever Need

Vanguard admiral funds, investor shares and ETFs cover all your bases Exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing has undeniably revolutionized the way Wall Street works. But depending on your strategy, that could be a good or a bad thing. Living in an age of ever-growing investment options sometimes means there’s a lot of noise to sort through. […]

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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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ETF Asset Growth Balloons, But Are Signs Of Exhaustion Showing?

ETF Asset Growth Balloons, But Are Signs Of Exhaustion Showing?

As the ETF revolution moves into a mature stage across the US financial landscape much in the way quantitative investing has, an 84-page JPMorgan report notes the growth but also points to a slowing in new offerings in 2017. The continued growth of ETFs come as active managers are even using the passive vehicles in […]

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3 Aerospace & Defense ETFs On The Move

3 Aerospace & Defense ETFs On The Move

Right now, defense is hot, and these three funds covering the space are among the leading ways to buy in Sometimes you stumble across a sector of the market that is just in the right place at the right time. That may very well be the sentiment driving the remarkable price action in aerospace and […]

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4 Stocks Safe From The Fed’s Next Move

4 Stocks Safe From The Fed’s Next Move

Operating in a long-term bull market that doesn’t look over yet, these four stocks represent great buys for the investor looking for safety and returns. Add these stocks to your portfolio and you’ll never worry about what the Fed will do next. Many experienced investors’ antennae were twitching in alert earlier this year as Wall […]

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The 3 Worst ETFs In The World

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 3 Worst ETFs In The World

The worst ETFs out recently have several things in common The exchange-traded fund business had a record year in 2016. An astounding $284 billion in net flows went into U.S.-listed ETFs. For anyone who’s counting that’s about $1,000 per capita. Passive investing, a big contributor to ETF growth, was an indirect beneficiary of this record-setting […]

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REITs For Retirement: 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
REITs For Retirement: 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

REITs and Retirement just make sense For investors about to enter, or already in retirement, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have to be on your list. Created by Congress in 1960 to give Americans the opportunity to easily invest in commercial real estate properties, REITs feature the best combination of attributes for retirement investors. REITs […]

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4 BlackRock ETFs To Buy For Steady Retirement Income

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
4 BlackRock ETFs To Buy For Steady Retirement Income

There’s a reason BlackRock dominates the retirement ETF landscape Retired investors are often looking for core exposure in funds that demonstrate low costs and steady income. These two attributes are key to maintaining a correlation with the market, while creating a passive stream of dependable dividends to offset living expenses. One fund company that offers […]

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