ETF Investing

Is There Value in These 3 Beaten-Up ETFs?

It's good to look toward down-on-their-luck ETFs for contrarian plays, but some funds are beaten for a reason. Read Article

Your Market Crash Checklist

Market crashes can make you do stupid things. Check out our portfolio protection plan to keep you safe during a crash. Read Article

3 Ways You Can Use ETFs to Cover Your Butt

Worried about additional volatility and a drop-off in the coming months? Look to these strategies (and ETFs) for help. Read Article

Bond ETFs – Buy the Long End of the Bond Curve

A possible correction is worrying investors, who should buy bond ETFs as long maturity bonds tend to rise in a corrective stock phase. Read Article

3 Tips to Prepare ETF Investors for a Correction

Let others hypothesize about the “inevitable market crash.” Here are ways to use ETF investing to prepare for a near-term correction. Read Article

No, You SHOULDN’T Buy Alibaba Through an IPO ETF

Funds like the Renaissance IPO ETF aren't bad investments, but don't use them if you simply want access to one hot deal like the Alibaba IPO. Read Article

Don’t Bail out of Europe Quite Yet (VGK, HEDJ)

Europe stocks and ETFs aren't reacting well to ECB stimulus measures, but a snap-back might be in order for funds like VGK or HEDJ. Read Article

Emerging-Market ETFs Are on an Upswing

Recent trendlines suggest a potential shift in the global economy. Emerging-market ETFs could certainly take the lead over the U.S. Read Article

SDOG – Dividend Dogs Are an Income Hunter’s Best Friend

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) twists an old market theory to produce superior sector balance and better-than-average yield. Read Article

3 ETFs to Play the Escalating Ukraine Crisis

The Ukraine Crisis is getting serious in a hurry. Here are three ETFs that will let you protect your portfolio and even come out ahead. Read Article

3 ‘Quality’ Dividend ETFs to Buy Today

"Quality" dividend ETFs aren't about the headline yield -- they're about finding the best dividend stocks that'll deliver the best risk-adjusted returns. Read Article

Buying a Better Index Than the S&P 500

The S&P 500 is considered the mother of all indices. But find out why it's not as good as it seems, and which index is actually the best. Read Article

This Unique Dividend ETF Is Quietly Killing the Competition

The Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF (DIV) is an intriguing income holding now, and over time, the dividend ETF could be worthy of a core portfolio slot. Read Article

French Government Collapses, French Stocks Rally. What Gives?

French stocks have been quietly rallying throughout August, even as the French government collapses. What's next for the EWQ? Read Article

5 Worst ETFs Right Now

Find out why these five exchange-traded funds are some of the worst ETFs out there. Avoid them at all costs. Read Article

5 Best ETFs to Buy Right Now

If you want to beat the market, check out these five best ETFs across several different investment flavors. Read Article

Don’t Mourn the Death of iShares’ Target-Date Funds

iShares is shutting down its target-date funds, but those types of funds aren't for savvy ETF investors, anyway. Retirement planners should look at these funds instead. Read Article

3 ETFs to Play a Rebound in Oil Prices

West Texas and Brent crude oil prices are at multimonth lows, but oil has proved its tenacity over the years. Get into one of these 3 energy ETFs before prices rebound. Read Article

Will Chinese Stocks Outperform for the Rest of the Year?

Chinese stocks have more than tripled the performance of U.S. stocks over the past three months. Here are three reasons the boom times could continue. Read Article

Broaden Your Dividend Map With IDV

For true income diversification, you want good exposure to solid international dividend stocks -- and the IDV ETF give you just that. Read Article