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

6 Gigantic Bond Funds That Are Ripping Off Investors

Sep. 23, 2016, 11:30 am EDT – Not all active managers should be lumped in the same boat. But these bond funds cost way too much and offer dismal performance in return. More 

REIT ETFs: You Have to Watch Interest Rates. Period.

Sep. 16, 2016, 10:52 am EDT – Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can survive hikes in interest rates, but REIT ETFs like VNQ and IYR will stumble at the very least. More 

3 ETFs That Hate Apple (AAPL) Right Now – XLK VGT IYW

Sep. 8, 2016, 12:14 pm EDT – Gigantic holdings in Apple (AAPL) once held funds like IYW and XLK aloft. Currently, though, they're cursing Apple's misfortune. More 

The 4 Best Funds for People Who Don’t Know Anything About Investing

Aug. 29, 2016, 3:29 pm EDT – For those wondering about the best funds for new investors, here are two of the best mutual funds and two of the best ETFs. More 

Global X Funds’ SOCL Is on a Breakout Track

Aug. 19, 2016, 12:23 pm EDT – Global X Funds' Social Media Index ETF (SOCL) certainly isn't a core holding, but its ability to leverage performances like those of TWTR and LNKD make it a great tactical play. More 

3 ETFs for Income-Minded Retirees

Aug. 11, 2016, 2:53 pm EDT – Transitioning into the income phase of your life cycle is a unique event -- use these ETFs to bring a sense of direction to your portfolio. More 

3 Value ETFs for a Surging Market

Jul. 15, 2016, 11:55 am EDT – The market's surge to new all-time highs hasn't just been fueled by growth. Investors will do well to have a healthy stake in value ETFs, too. More 

Faceoff: SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) vs. PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ)

Jul. 12, 2016, 8:21 am EDT – While both SPY and QQQ are great for wide exposure, which one should you choose? The answer may lie in your appetite for risk. More 

3 International Dividend ETFs for Long-Term Endurance

Jun. 22, 2016, 12:50 pm EDT – Care must be taken when identifying opportunities in international dividend ETFs. Here are three choices that stick out from the crowd. More 

VXX: The House Always Wins With Volatility ETFs

Jun. 10, 2016, 10:25 am EDT – You can make money with volatility trackers like the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX), but you need a bit of skill and a lot of luck. There are better market-hedging options out there that don't require you to deal with volatility. More