ETF Investing

Are ETFs Made Up of CEFs Worth Owning?

While we may be proponents of leveraging low cost and liquid ETFs, those that invest in closed-end funds (CEFs) should be vetted closely for your portfolio Read Article

3 ETFs That Will Help You Hedge Your Portfolio

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. Read Article

5 Wild Inverse ETFs Betting Against the Market

Here is one market strategy not for the weak of heart, but for those with risk profiles that fit, these inverse ETFs are a way to play tough markets Read Article

Unemployment at 19%? Your Asset Allocation Should Reflect Reality

A realistic look at the unemployment picture in the US suggests that investors look to their portfolios' asset allocations and make changes as necessary Read Article

3 Vanguard ETFs That Deserve Your Attention – VTEB, MGC, VPL

Some Vanguard ETFs fly under the radar. Here are some examples of Vanguard funds that are not grabbing tons of headlines, but merit closer consideration. Read Article

5 Dividend ETFs Shelling Out More Than 5%

Perhaps the invitation is not engraved, but the time could be right for income investors to revisit dividend ETFs with rich yields, say 5% and above. The following dividend ETFs fit that bill. Read Article

3 Bear Market Safe Havens: GLD, TLT, XLU

Bear markets wreak havoc in stock portfolios. But these three assets offer safe harbor for those seeking shelter from the storm. Read Article

Peek Under The Hood: Why GDX Has 15% Upside

Looking at the holdings of the ETFs in our coverage at ETF Channel, we note that GDX has double-digit upside based on these underlying stocks Read Article

The Biggest Technology ETF of Them All — XLK

The SPDR select sector series offers highly regarded ETFs, and XLK is a great way to invest in the hit-or-miss realm of technology stocks. Read Article

Why Analysts Forecast 16% Upside For QUAL Stock

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage at ETF Channel, we believe that QUAL has the potential for a 16% price bump Read Article

5 ETFs to Protect Your Portfolio

ETFs and ETNs can help soften the blow when a stock heads lower. Here are 5 ETFs to buy for some portfolio protection Read Article

3 Revitalized Emerging Markets ETFs to Buy NOW

Emerging Markets are down, but not out. Here's three that still have their long-term stories still intact. Read Article

Want to Predict Future Dividends? Buy This! (LEAD)

Plenty of dividend ETFs, most by intent, offer exposure to consistently growing payouts, but Reality Shares DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF (LEAD) provides a new approach to dividend growth. Read Article

Market Vectors Oil Refiners ETF (CRAK): The Only Way to Win With Energy Stocks in 2016

Lower oil prices are an anchor on almost all energy stocks -- except refiners. That makes the CRAK ETF a rare solid play in energy now. Read Article

3 Bond ETFs That Didn’t Surge With the Rate Hike

These bond ETFs may not be behaving the way people expected, but they could still be strong options for the savvy investor. Read Article

Buy the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) Amid Global Fear

Gold prices are rising amid global economic fears, and that potentially bodes very well for GLD ETF investors. Read Article

3 Gold ETFs to Benefit From Rising Gold Prices

A combination of economic uncertainties in global markets and rising global tension leads us into a period where gold prices will rise, as the demand for "safe-haven" assets rise. Read Article

Keep an Eye on Technology ETFs, But Invest at Your Own Risk

Investors looking to purchase technology stocks should likely do so in incremental steps allowing for the advantage of time and price. Read Article

3 Dividend ETFs to Buy Today

Looking for dividend stocks? These dividend ETFs give income investors exposure to many of the best in one fell swoop. Read Article

LEAPS for the Leap Year: 3 Covered Calls for 2016

Prepare for another volatile year in the markets with this trio of covered calls that will hedge your broad-market holdings. Read Article