Tag: exchange-traded funds

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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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 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

3 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

Gold stocks are rising again With a few tweets, gold stocks are looking a bit more golden these days. As President Trump announced that a trade deal with China was off the table for now and that tariffs would increase, investors have naturally gotten nervous. Volatility has spiked and markets saw some heavy losses over […]

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Preferred Stocks: 8 Easy Ways To 6%-7% Yields

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Preferred Stocks: 8 Easy Ways To 6%-7% Yields

As investors near retirement, they tend to favor bonds, which provide income and less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before—which means much more time for inflation to eat away at your nest egg’s purchasing power—it’s important to not go too conservative too early in […]

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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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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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5 Of The Best Funds For Downside Protection

5 Of The Best Funds For Downside Protection

These are some of the best funds for investors concerned about the end of the bull market With the S&P 500 up about 15% year-to-date, it would appear safe to say that the bull market is intact. The other side of that discussion is that stocks plunged in the fourth quarter, basically entering a bear market while reminding […]

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The 10 Best ETFs To Buy In The Second Quarter

The 10 Best ETFs To Buy In The Second Quarter

These are some of the best ETFs to consider in the second quarter With just a few trading days left in the first quarter of 2019, the S&P 500 is up nearly 14%. That comes after the benchmark U.S. equity gauge notched one of its best January/February performances on record. Some of the best exchange traded funds (ETFs) this […]

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7 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Rock-Solid Portfolio

7 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Rock-Solid Portfolio

These are among the best ETFs for both growth and income The U.S. economy and markets are providing a collection of tailwinds for specific industries and investments. And it is resulting in a buoyant general stock market that has the S&P 500 Index up 11.25% year-to-date. But rather than just betting on the general stock market, I […]

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