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

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 

Not All Clean Energy ETFs Are Created Equal

May. 21, 2015, 11:27 am EDT – Clean energy has been on fire so far this year as solar, wind, battery, and renewable fuel companies continue to make inroads against traditional oil and gas conglomerates. More 

Beware the Allure of Leveraged ETFs

May. 13, 2015, 11:15 am EDT – Leveraged ETFs promise a whole lot, and they can deliver -- but only in best-case scenarios. Otherwise, watch out! More 

3 Aggressive, High-Yield Dividend ETFs to Buy

May. 1, 2015, 9:51 am EDT – There has been a changing of the guard in 2015. Now, some of the best dividend ETFs are those with a heavy focus overseas. Here are three to explore. More 

Dollar Cost Averaging: Should You Bother?

Apr. 23, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – Dollar cost averaging will be most advantageous to passive investors in the growth phase of their assets using low-cost and diversified ETFs. More 

5 Best Index Funds for Investors Under 40

Apr. 9, 2015, 10:34 am EDT – Some of the best index funds to buy if you're in the earlier stages of your life are those that use time to your advantage. Here are 5 such funds. More 

Dividend ETFs: Yield, Quality or Both?

Mar. 26, 2015, 1:02 pm EDT – Dividend investors have realized that it’s not all about the yield. To fashion a well-diversified portfolio they are going to need to straddle the lines a bit. More 

Why Apple Inc. Makes Dow Jones ETFs Relevant Again (AAPL, DIA)

Mar. 20, 2015, 9:27 am EDT – The addition of Apple Inc. (AAPL) makes the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) even more tech-focused -- one of several highlights of this oft-overlooked fund. More