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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

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 

Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (XLE): Energy ETFs Are Making a Comeback

May. 20, 2016, 7:00 am EDT – The energy sector represents a key component of the overall market narrative in 2016, as such, we should focus attention on energy ETFs such as XLE. More 

3 Diversified ETFs to Cheer in a Down Market

May. 6, 2016, 11:13 am EDT – Don't look to Apple to outperform the broader market anymore, look to diversified ETFs! These three funds are clobbering the S&P this year. More 

Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY): Get Growth From Online Retail

Apr. 29, 2016, 11:18 am EDT – Investors looking for a different take on the retail space might find the new Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY) appealing, as it has a global slant and online focus. More 

XLF: The Fun Is Just Getting Started in This Financial Stocks ETF

Apr. 13, 2016, 9:09 am EDT – The financial stocks have been disappointing so far this year, but with earnings coming up, XLF has a great opportunity to bounce back. More 

3 High-Yield ETFs That Must Be on Your Radar

Apr. 8, 2016, 2:59 pm EDT – It's difficult to navigate the landscape of high-yield ETFs in today's market, but HYG, AMLP and REM could be worth the risk. Here's why. More 

Pacer TrendPilot 750 ETF: The Double-Edged Sword of Trend-Following ETFs (PTLC)

Apr. 1, 2016, 10:32 am EDT – You can't say that Pacer Financial's PTLC ETF doesn't work, it does ... it just doesn't take advantage of bullish/bearish trends so much as react to them. More 

3 ETFs That Would Be Great If They Actually Worked

Mar. 10, 2016, 1:08 pm EDT – These ETFs are designed to protect against inflation and volatility, but they don't seem to actually go anywhere. More 

Buy These Covered Call ETFs to Sidestep Market Volatility

Feb. 29, 2016, 1:32 pm EDT – Consider these two covered call ETFs to collect income and minimize downside while the market is buy finding its footing. More 

3 ETFs That Will Help You Hedge Your Portfolio

Feb. 12, 2016, 11:11 am EDT – Playing defense in the midst of a correction or even a bear market may help you sleep better at night knowing that your capital has some layer of protection. More