Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold?

The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint? Read More

Russian Stocks – Should You Buy? (And If So, How?)

Is now a buying opportunity in Russia? And if you do want to pull the trigger, which funds are best for getting exposure to Russian stocks? Read More

3 Ways to Play Healthcare’s Hot Stocks

Broad plays on healthcare stocks have done well historically, but investors can get some significant juice out of more targeted plays. Read More

Nuclear Energy – Buy This ETF as Japan Comes Back Online

Japan appears to be close to rejoining the world of nuclear energy, and that could open up a deep-value play. Read More

Grab These 3 Sector ETFs for the Coming Recession

The U.S. is about to slip into another recession -- be ready for the stock market decline with these three defensive ETFs. Read More

Don’t Sweat a Lack of ETF ‘Outperformance’

A recent article on ETF.com lamented the lack of alpha among ETF offerings ... but I think the author missed the point of exchange-traded vehicles. Read More

Gold Prices Poised to Continue Their Breakdown

Gold prices got the rug pulled our from underneath them on Monday, and history says they're on the verge of an even bigger dip. Read More

Women in Leadership Fund? Great Cause, But Iffy Motives (WIL)

The new Barclays Women in Leadership ETN (WIL) should serve as a warning for investors looking at specialized funds. Read More

Here’s Why China and India ETF Investments Will Soar

China ETFs and India ETF investments have had a big run since May. And given trouble in developed markets lately, both are still big buys. Read More

Left for Dead, Emerging Markets Are Having a Great 2014 (EEM)

After being written off in 2013, emerging markets and the EEM ETF are quietly having a terrific year, outperforming indices from Germany to Japan. Read More

The 7 Best ETFs for a Set-and-Forget Portfolio

Worried about volatility rearing its ugly head? Then make sure your portfolio includes some of these best ETFs for all seasons. Read More

The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples

While some investors might be expecting consumer staples to rebound and become the preferred defensive sector of choice, utilities still look like the top dog. Read More

Is the Sun Fading on ETFs? – Morning Linkfest (July 7)

This morning's InvestorPlace linkfest is all about ETFs: Why they're good, why they're not and what you should do with them. Read More

Be Wary of These 3 New MLP ETFs

Master Limited Partnerships are hot, but should you buy the new MLP ETFs hitting the market? Read More

The Income Investor’s Guide to REIT ETFs

Real estate investment trusts and REIT ETFs have come a long way from the drubbing they experienced this time last year. Here are some of the big names you should know. Read More

What Does a Professional Gambler’s Investment Portfolio Look Like?

When building your investment portfolio, a solid core of index ETFs will stack the deck in your favor. Read More

Gold Outlook for Q3 – Don’t Trust the Rise in Gold Prices, GLD

Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk. Read More

5 Reasons to Buy Japanese Stocks – EWJ

Japanese stocks look like losers, but it sure is hard to find bargains anywhere else in developed markets these days. Read More

The 4 Most Important Income ETFs to Own

Even funds stuffed with blue chips tend to throw off lousy dividend yields, but these four income ETFs offer yields that range from 3% to more than 6%. Read More

Will Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ Revive Japan?

Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk. Read More