Tag: exchange-traded funds

3 Clean Energy ETFs For A Brighter Future

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Clean Energy ETFs For A Brighter Future

These clean energy ETFs have been winners this year and will keep that bullishness going in 2020 It may seem like something of an oddity given that a republican occupies the White House and that oil prices are low, two scenarios often believed to spell doom for alternative energy stocks, but the fact is, green […]

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Why Many Investors Prefer ETFs Over Conventional Mutual Funds

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
Why Many Investors Prefer ETFs Over Conventional Mutual Funds

ETF stands for exchange-traded fund, which are index funds that trade similar to stocks. As such, ETFs have all of the profit of simple previous index funds with some extra punch. The ETFs’ charges are often — but not always — lower than conventional mutual funds, and they may charge you less in taxes. Exchange-traded funds […]

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Here’s Why Your Index Funds And Bonds Won’t Keep Up Over The Next Decade

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Here’s Why Your Index Funds And Bonds Won’t Keep Up Over The Next Decade

Now that we have started the 2019 fourth quarter, my thoughts have turned to the new year and new decade starting in 2020. The current stock market bull market started a decade ago (in March 2009) and the average return for the last 10 years has been 40% above the long term average. Investors who […]

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7 Funds To Buy If The Market Turns Sour

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
7 Funds To Buy If The Market Turns Sour

These are some great funds to buy if the equities market gets ugly For some investors, the market may already be sour. Over the past 12 months, the S&P 500 has returned just 2.9%, including dividends paid. Over the past 90 days, the situation is even more glum as the benchmark U.S. equity gauge is lower by […]

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ETFs May Be Better Than Mutual Funds, But …

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
ETFs May Be Better Than Mutual Funds, But …

Among the questions I’ve been asked many times over the years is whether it is better to own mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs). My response to each person who has asked it has consistently been to stick with the vehicle they find easier to use. A study published in the September issue of the Journal […]

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5 ETFs For Savvy Millennial Investors

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 ETFs For Savvy Millennial Investors

These ETFs to buy merit consideration for young investors seeking low fees and big capital growth potential When it comes to investing, millennials have a big advantage that older generations do not: time. With the benefit of time, younger investors can take on more risk and put the power of compounding on their sides. Those […]

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“Big Short” Contrarian Has A New Target (You’ll Never Guess What)

| September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
“Big Short” Contrarian Has A New Target (You’ll Never Guess What)

You’ve probably heard of Michael Burry. Played by Christian Bale in the film The Big Short, Burry famously made nearly a billion dollars betting against the housing bubble in the 2000s. Now this legendary contrarian has a new target: funds. He’s mostly panning passive exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but he’s got a lot of disdain to go […]

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How To Collect 8.7% Yields Each And Every Month

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
How To Collect 8.7% Yields Each And Every Month

How much do you need to save to retire comfortably? Not as much as you think if you buy the right monthly dividend payers. How you invest your retirement portfolio is more important than how much you have. Especially today, with “dumb” retirement money collecting just 1% in safe bonds. That 1% won’t even get it […]

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3 ETFs To Buy For Ease Of Mind Amid Constant Market Volatility

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 ETFs To Buy For Ease Of Mind Amid Constant Market Volatility

These ETFs to buy are perfect for weathering the current storm in the market Volatility is here to stay. There’s no doubt about it. Thanks to Trump’s continued tweeting and flip-flopping about the trade war, dwindling economic data and overall general malaise, the market is starting to see some big swings as investors try and […]

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7 Fintech ETFs To Buy Now For Fabulous Financial Exposure

| August 26, 2019 | 1 Comment
7 Fintech ETFs To Buy Now For Fabulous Financial Exposure

These fintech exchange-traded funds could heat up as tech and growth stocks rebound Technological advances are disrupting plenty of industries. And if ever there was an industry ripe for disruption, it is financial services. Enter financial technology, or “fintech.” Along with healthcare innovation, fintech is arguably the most disruptive of the emerging themes encroaching on […]

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