Tag: exchange-traded fund

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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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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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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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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6 “Retirement Maker” Funds Paying Up To 10.8%

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
6 “Retirement Maker” Funds Paying Up To 10.8%

Today we’re going to discuss six “retirement maker” funds that pay dividends up to 10.8% annually. You will not find these types of yields in mainstream financial publications. Here’s why. It’s important for you to fade Wall Street’s advertising machine and buy value, not hype – especially when it comes to dividend payers. Stick with excellent yet […]

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7 Closed-End Funds To Consider Buying Today

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 Closed-End Funds To Consider Buying Today

Closed-end funds are different from other fund vehicles, but some pack big income potential Closed-end funds (CEFs) do not get the notoriety lavished upon their mutual fund and exchange–traded fund (ETF) counterparts. Statistics support the diminutive status of closed-end funds relative to mutual funds and ETFs. At the end of last year, there were only […]

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25 Popular Funds To Sell, 5 To Buy Instead (For 7.2% Dividends!)

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
25 Popular Funds To Sell, 5 To Buy Instead (For 7.2% Dividends!)

The average yield among the 25 largest dividend exchange-traded funds is a meager 2.7% right now. That means if you plunked a $1 million on ETFs dedicated to dividend stocks, you’d only make $27,000 every year. That’s barely higher than the 2018 federal poverty level for a family of four ($25,100)! But you and I […]

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7 Excellent Set-It-And-Forget-It ETFs For The Lazy Investor

7 Excellent Set-It-And-Forget-It ETFs For The Lazy Investor

These ETFs can help you to maximize returns without much trading To build long-term wealth for the big-ticket items and retirement, you need to invest. Keeping your money in a CD paying 2% won’t cut it. So, if you’re an investor seeking a set-it-and-forget-it exchange-traded fund (ETF) portfolio, then low-fee, diversified index funds are your […]

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5 ETFs For The Technology Of Tomorrow

5 ETFs For The Technology Of Tomorrow

Investors looking to tap tech investments of tomorrow today should look at these ETFs If there is one sector that is constantly evolving, it’s technology. Think about it this way. There was once a time when items such as CDs, fax machines, basic cell phones and VCRs were considered “high tech.” Today, those items and […]

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Avoid These Mistakes In ETF Investing

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
Avoid These Mistakes In ETF Investing

While ETFs investing is very popular with many investors for its ease of use, transparency, diversification benefits, low cost and tax efficiency, it has a number of risks that have to be taken into account by investors. Why ETFs? ETF or an exchange-traded fund, is an investment fund that trades similar to stocks in the […]

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