David Fabian
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FMD Capital Management

David currently is a Managing Partner at FMD Capital Management, a fee-only registered investment advisory firm specializing in exchange-traded funds. He has years of experience constructing actively managed growth and income portfolios using ETFs. David regularly contributes his views on wealth management in his company blog, podcasts, and special reports.

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Recent Articles

Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Fed-Proof’ ETF?

Sep. 16, 2015, 3:29 pm EDT – As investor concern grows ahead of the Fed's rate hike decision, the search for a Fed-proof ETF becomes more urgent. More 

2 “Concentrated” Ways to Own Value Stocks

Sep. 4, 2015, 12:45 pm EDT – These two concentrated value ETFs use outside-the-box approaches to put the power of value stocks to work for investors. More 

Small-Cap ETFs: Will They Sink or Swim in Your Portfolio?

Aug. 19, 2015, 1:44 pm EDT – Exposure to smaller firms in small-cap ETFs can boost the potential for above-average growth, but can also introduce higher volatility into your portfolio as well. More 

How Much the Energy Sector Is Weighing on Dividend ETFs

Aug. 5, 2015, 3:01 pm EDT – Dividend ETFs may increase their energy exposure in the future to adjust for higher yields that energy stocks are now paying. More 

5 ETFs That Could Give Paypal (PYPL) a Diverse Home

Jul. 29, 2015, 11:24 am EDT – PayPal's recent IPO saw PYPL stock earn a higher valuation than its parent, eBay. If you want to get in on a diversified basis, these ETFs are the way to do it. More 

BDAT: New PureFunds ETF Capitalizes on Big Data

Jul. 23, 2015, 9:06 am EDT – PureFunds just might capitalize on big data through PureFunds ISE Big Data ETF (BDAT) the way it thrived on cybersecurity with HACK. More 

A Peek Under the Hood of the New O’Leary Dividend ETF (OUSA)

Jul. 17, 2015, 9:13 am EDT – The O'Shares Dividend ETF brings investors yet another way to invest in dividends via ETFs. Here's a look at whether it's worth your money. More 

Gold ETFs Fail The Volatility Test

Jul. 9, 2015, 10:20 am EDT – GLD and other gold ETFs have been battered for a while, and technicals show no sign of relief anytime soon. More 

3 Actively Managed ETFs With Reasonable Fees

Jun. 15, 2015, 3:14 pm EDT – Actively managed ETFs come with the hassle of higher expense ratios, but not all of them have to bite into your long-term performance. More 

Emerging Market ETF Goes All In On China

Jun. 3, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – One of my favorite exchange-traded fund writers, Todd Shriber of ETF Trends, recently highlighted the news that Russell Investments would be updating its FTSE Emerging Market Index to include greater China exposure. I have mixed feelings about this move for several reasons that I will get into in a moment, but first let’s explore the immediate effects of this transition. More