ETF Investing

Make Sure Your Portfolio Is Working For You

Many portfolios contain major structural flaws that threaten performance, and investors should identify and eliminate these defects. Read Article

4 Bear Market ETFs to Buy

Don't fear the bear market -- befriend it. These ETFs can help investors weather ugly periods for stocks. Read Article

Why BOND Still Might Be in a Class of Its Own

BOND is one of the only funds with daily liquidity and low cost structure associated with an actively managed core fixed income ETF. Read Article

Janus Capital Makes A Major Move Forward With ETFs

First Janus Capital lands Bill Gross, Now it nabs ETFs. There's no denying it: Janus Capital is on a roll. Read Article

Are All ETF Correlations Barreling Towards 1.0?

Riskier asset classes may be seeing correlations of 1.0, but the same is not true for rate-sensitive, investment grade bonds. Read Article

How to Navigate the Stock Market’s Bumpy Ride

The past two weeks have seen four of the top 10 most volatile trading days of the year, raising concerns that the market’s advance may be ending. Read Article

5 Europe ETFs and Mutual Funds to Buy

With U.S. stocks overvalued and risking a pullback, it might be time to invest in Europe. Here are five Europe ETFs and mutual funds to buy. Read Article

Don’t Let October’s Volatility Blindside You

October is the most historically volatile month of the year. So, investors should be prepared for the volatility before it occurs. Read Article

Find Your ETF Balance in a Mature Bull Market

Use the barbell strategy to manage the risk and safety allocated in your ETF portfolio during this maturing bull market. Read Article

TDIV: Plenty to Love in Tech Dividend Stocks

Don't choose between dividend stocks and growth stocks -- get both in the First Trust Nasdaq Technology Dividend Index Fund (TDIV). Read Article

Is The S&P 500 Now Safer Than a Diversifed Portfolio?

Both the media and financial advisers preach diversified portfolios, but if owning just one stock index like the S&P 500 safer? Find out here. Read Article

Buy Chinese ETFs While There’s Revolution in the Air

The recent Hong Kong protests have caused a sell-off in Chinese ETFs such as FXI, GXC and MCHI. That means now is the time to buy Chinese ETFs while they're on sale. Read Article

Brazilian Stocks: The World’s Greatest Value Right Now? (EWZ)

EWZ has taken a pounding of late, but these moves are normal in Brazilian stocks, and the Brazil ETF is one of the cheapest in the world. Read Article

2 IPO ETFs Snatch Up Alibaba Stock. Here’s the One You Should Buy.

Two IPO ETFs opted to buy Alibaba stock earlier than usual. Both ETFs are extremely diversified, but FPX beats IPO. Read Article

Looking For the Best ETFs to Buy? Read On.

The best ETFs in Q3 were sectors and countries rather than broader markets. Three ETFs from China, Middle East and biotech come to mind. Read Article

How to Capitalize on Higher Bond Prices, Lower Yields

Ignore the buzz about the bond market bubble bursting, and take a look at high-performing ETFs like TLT, UBT and TMF. Read Article

Buy ‘Aristocrat’ Funds for the Quality, Not the Dividend Yield

Dividend funds centered around serial payout improvers are about harnessing quality, not headline dividend yield. Read Article

What to Buy, What to Sell to Brace Yourself for a Correction

As small-cap stocks, commodities and large-cap stocks start to tumble, investors should set up their ETF stocks to brace their portfolios. Read Article

4 Comeback ETFs to Buy for Q4

Energy commodities and precious metals have been hit hard, but are showing new signs of life, making these the best ETFs to buy for Q4. Read Article

Buy Safer ETFs When Canaries Stop Singing

Here are moves ETF investors should make when commodities, emerging markets, high-yield bonds and small-cap U.S. stocks aren't chirping. Read Article