InvestorPlace » ETF Investing http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 3 Ways to Play the Bounce in Emerging Markets http://investorplace.com/2014/10/emerging-markets-eem-ilf-rsx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/emerging-markets-eem-ilf-rsx/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:00:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=574670 While U.S. large-cap stocks have zoomed right back up to re-challenge the record highs set in September, stocks in emerging markets haven't come along for the ride. That looks set to change.

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While U.S. large-cap stocks have zoomed right back up to re-challenge the record highs set in September, stocks in emerging markets haven't come along for the ride. That looks set to change.

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Crash Protection Strategy: 6 ETFs to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/10/6-etfs-market-crash-hedge/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/6-etfs-market-crash-hedge/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:39:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571383 ETFs can be an effective tool in hedging your portfolio in a market crash. Here are six funds you can use to protect your backside.

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ETFs can be an effective tool in hedging your portfolio in a market crash. Here are six funds you can use to protect your backside.

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3 Vital Lessons In Risk Management http://investorplace.com/2014/10/aapl-gt-advanced-technologies-risk-management-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/aapl-gt-advanced-technologies-risk-management-etf/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:50:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=572153 By diversifying your risk across numerous companies using an ETF or implementing a stop loss avert large losses, you can avoid unnecessary losses.

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By diversifying your risk across numerous companies using an ETF or implementing a stop loss avert large losses, you can avoid unnecessary losses.

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China: A Bull Market in the Making? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/china-bull-market-making/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/china-bull-market-making/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:40:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571342 China and some emerging markets have a compelling fundamental backdrop that also supports the bullish potential in the charts.

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China and some emerging markets have a compelling fundamental backdrop that also supports the bullish potential in the charts.

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Volatility Is Still Outperforming the S&P 500 http://investorplace.com/2014/10/volatility-is-still-outperforming-the-sp-500/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/volatility-is-still-outperforming-the-sp-500/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:20:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571535 How many more times are you going to miss the next big move in volatility? The right time to prepare for higher market volatility is before it happens.

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How many more times are you going to miss the next big move in volatility? The right time to prepare for higher market volatility is before it happens.

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Downtrodden ETFs Bounce Back With Vigor http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etfs-bounce-back/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etfs-bounce-back/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=574126 Many ETFs were beaten down during the recent pullback, but now they're gearing up to bounce back stronger than before.

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Many ETFs were beaten down during the recent pullback, but now they're gearing up to bounce back stronger than before.

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Why Volatility Works In Favor of Gold ETFs http://investorplace.com/2014/10/volatility-works-favor-gold-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/volatility-works-favor-gold-etfs/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:05:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=572150 The majestic rise and fall of gold-related ETFs can only be described as a wild roller coaster ride of emotionally-driven price swings.

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The majestic rise and fall of gold-related ETFs can only be described as a wild roller coaster ride of emotionally-driven price swings.

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Keep More of Your ETF Capital Gains and Income http://investorplace.com/2014/10/keep-etf-capital-gains-income/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/keep-etf-capital-gains-income/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:35:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=573069 What can you do to keep more of what you make or made? Minimize the taxes from things like short-term trades and taxable interest income.

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What can you do to keep more of what you make or made? Minimize the taxes from things like short-term trades and taxable interest income.

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4 International Dividend ETFs To Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/10/international-dividend-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/international-dividend-etfs/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:05:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=573093 Investors looking for high income should take a look at international dividend ETFs. Here are four of the best to buy.

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Investors looking for high income should take a look at international dividend ETFs. Here are four of the best to buy.

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3 Indicative ETFs to Watch http://investorplace.com/2014/10/3-indicative-etfs-watch/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/3-indicative-etfs-watch/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571363 The broader ETF benchmarks can march forward as long as there is a belief that the Fed can prevent a nerve-wracking downtrend.

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The broader ETF benchmarks can march forward as long as there is a belief that the Fed can prevent a nerve-wracking downtrend.

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Are You An Investor Or Trader? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/investor-trader/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/investor-trader/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=572146 Staying in your investor or trader lane may prove to be one of the most beneficial strategies to maintaining a healthy relationship with your money.

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Staying in your investor or trader lane may prove to be one of the most beneficial strategies to maintaining a healthy relationship with your money.

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2 ETFs That Are Above the Rest http://investorplace.com/2014/10/2-etfs-rest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/2-etfs-rest/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:50:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=572397 Conservative stock choices are providing more reasonable rewards for the risk. So, you might prefer to select a non-cyclical sector.

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Conservative stock choices are providing more reasonable rewards for the risk. So, you might prefer to select a non-cyclical sector.

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Expected 10-Year Returns for Major World Markets http://investorplace.com/2014/10/expected-10-year-returns-major-world-markets/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/expected-10-year-returns-major-world-markets/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:20:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=570723 U.S. stocks will likely disappoint over the next ten years, but many world markets are priced to deliver excellent returns.

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U.S. stocks will likely disappoint over the next ten years, but many world markets are priced to deliver excellent returns.

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How Long Will Equity Income ETFs Remain Strong? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/income-etfs-vnq-xlu-pff/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/income-etfs-vnq-xlu-pff/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:43:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=572277 Income ETFs focusing on sectors like utilities and real estate have boomed amid low interest rates, but how much longer can the parade last?

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Income ETFs focusing on sectors like utilities and real estate have boomed amid low interest rates, but how much longer can the parade last?

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If You Own Dividend ETFs, Look Overseas http://investorplace.com/2014/10/dividend-etfs-overseas-dvy-vig-sdy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/dividend-etfs-overseas-dvy-vig-sdy/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:17:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571158 Investors in dividend ETFs tend to focus on the U.S. market, but international dividend ETFs offer higher yields and much lower valuations.

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Investors in dividend ETFs tend to focus on the U.S. market, but international dividend ETFs offer higher yields and much lower valuations.

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Mid-Caps Fell Off the Radar. Big Mistake. http://investorplace.com/2014/10/mid-caps-fallen-radar-big-mistake/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/mid-caps-fallen-radar-big-mistake/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:12:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=571786 Mid-caps have been outperforming other areas for five years now, and deservedly so. Here's why, and why that leadership isn't about to falter.

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Mid-caps have been outperforming other areas for five years now, and deservedly so. Here's why, and why that leadership isn't about to falter.

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The Best ETF for Large-Cap Growth http://investorplace.com/2014/10/best-etf-large-cap-growth/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/best-etf-large-cap-growth/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:51:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=569248 What's the best ETF for large-cap growth? It depends on your risk tolerance, so we found three for you to pick from.

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What's the best ETF for large-cap growth? It depends on your risk tolerance, so we found three for you to pick from.

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Make Sure Your Portfolio Is Working For You http://investorplace.com/2014/10/make-sure-portfolio-working/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/make-sure-portfolio-working/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:30:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=570697 Many portfolios contain major structural flaws that threaten performance, and investors should identify and eliminate these defects.

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

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4 Bear Market ETFs to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/10/bear-market-etfs-hdge-sh-phdg-mint/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/bear-market-etfs-hdge-sh-phdg-mint/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:45:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=570143 Don't fear the bear market -- befriend it. These ETFs can help investors weather ugly periods for stocks.

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

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Why BOND Still Might Be in a Class of Its Own http://investorplace.com/2014/10/bond-pimco-bill-gross-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/bond-pimco-bill-gross-etf/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:15:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=570013 BOND is one of the only funds with daily liquidity and low cost structure associated with an actively managed core fixed income ETF.

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

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Janus Capital Makes A Major Move Forward With ETFs http://investorplace.com/2014/10/janus-capital-bill-gross/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/janus-capital-bill-gross/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568909 First Janus Capital lands Bill Gross, Now it nabs ETFs. There's no denying it: Janus Capital is on a roll.

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

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Are All ETF Correlations Barreling Towards 1.0? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etf-correlations-barreling-towards-1-0/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etf-correlations-barreling-towards-1-0/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:45:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=567979 Riskier asset classes may be seeing correlations of 1.0, but the same is not true for rate-sensitive, investment grade bonds.

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

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How to Navigate the Stock Market’s Bumpy Ride http://investorplace.com/2014/10/how-to-navigate-the-stock-markets-bumpy-ride/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/how-to-navigate-the-stock-markets-bumpy-ride/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:05:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568013 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.

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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.

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5 Europe ETFs and Mutual Funds to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/10/europe-etfs-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/europe-etfs-to-buy/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:37:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=566961 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.

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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.

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Don’t Let October’s Volatility Blindside You http://investorplace.com/2014/10/dont-let-octobers-volatility-blindside-etf-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/dont-let-octobers-volatility-blindside-etf-investing/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:25:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=566868 October is the most historically volatile month of the year. So, investors should be prepared for the volatility before it occurs.

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

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Find Your ETF Balance in a Mature Bull Market http://investorplace.com/2014/10/manage-etfs-etf-balance-barbell-strategy-mature-bull-market/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/manage-etfs-etf-balance-barbell-strategy-mature-bull-market/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=567148 Use the barbell strategy to manage the risk and safety allocated in your ETF portfolio during this maturing bull market.

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

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TDIV: Plenty to Love in Tech Dividend Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/10/tdiv-tech-dividend-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/tdiv-tech-dividend-stocks/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:36:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=567211 Don't choose between dividend stocks and growth stocks -- get both in the First Trust Nasdaq Technology Dividend Index Fund (TDIV).

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

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Is The S&P 500 Now Safer Than a Diversifed Portfolio? http://investorplace.com/2014/10/sp-500-now-safer-diversifed-portfolio/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/sp-500-now-safer-diversifed-portfolio/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:45:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=565790 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.

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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.

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Buy Chinese ETFs While There’s Revolution in the Air http://investorplace.com/2014/10/buy-chinese-etfs-hong-kong-revolution/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/buy-chinese-etfs-hong-kong-revolution/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:45:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564936 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.

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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.

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Brazilian Stocks: The World’s Greatest Value Right Now? (EWZ) http://investorplace.com/2014/10/brazil-etf-ewz-bargain-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/brazil-etf-ewz-bargain-stocks/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:47:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=565297 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.

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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.

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2 IPO ETFs Snatch Up Alibaba Stock. Here’s the One You Should Buy. http://investorplace.com/2014/10/alibaba-stock-baba-stock-leads-ipo-etfs-buy-early-fpx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/alibaba-stock-baba-stock-leads-ipo-etfs-buy-early-fpx/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:15:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564201 Two IPO ETFs opted to buy Alibaba stock earlier than usual. Both ETFs are extremely diversified, but FPX beats IPO.

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

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Looking For the Best ETFs to Buy? Read On. http://investorplace.com/2014/10/best-etfs-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/best-etfs-to-buy/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:43:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=565155 The best ETFs in Q3 were sectors and countries rather than broader markets. Three ETFs from China, Middle East and biotech come to mind.

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

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How to Capitalize on Higher Bond Prices, Lower Yields http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etf-tlt-ubt-tmf-bond-markets-bubble-bursting-bond-prices-yield/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/etf-tlt-ubt-tmf-bond-markets-bubble-bursting-bond-prices-yield/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:30:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=565342 Ignore the buzz about the bond market bubble bursting, and take a look at high-performing ETFs like TLT, UBT and TMF.

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

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Buy ‘Aristocrat’ Funds for the Quality, Not the Dividend Yield http://investorplace.com/2014/10/aristocrat-dividend-yield-nobl-wdiv-sdy-vig/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/aristocrat-dividend-yield-nobl-wdiv-sdy-vig/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:32:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564976 Dividend funds centered around serial payout improvers are about harnessing quality, not headline dividend yield.

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

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What to Buy, What to Sell to Brace Yourself for a Correction http://investorplace.com/2014/09/buy-sell-etfs-correction/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/buy-sell-etfs-correction/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:25:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564461 As small-cap stocks, commodities and large-cap stocks start to tumble, investors should set up their ETF stocks to brace their portfolios.

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

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4 Comeback ETFs to Buy for Q4 http://investorplace.com/2014/09/etfs-to-buy-q4/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/etfs-to-buy-q4/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:55:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564579 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.

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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.

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Buy Safer ETFs When Canaries Stop Singing http://investorplace.com/2014/09/buy-safer-etfs-when-canaries-stop-singing-blv-edv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/buy-safer-etfs-when-canaries-stop-singing-blv-edv/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:50:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563297 Here are moves ETF investors should make when commodities, emerging markets, high-yield bonds and small-cap U.S. stocks aren't chirping.

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

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Ignore the Selloff and Invest in International Markets in Q4 http://investorplace.com/2014/09/emerging-markets-etfs-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/emerging-markets-etfs-to-buy/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:43:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563109 Emerging markets are scary right now, but that is precisely what makes them an attractive buy at current prices.

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Emerging markets are scary right now, but that is precisely what makes them an attractive buy at current prices.

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Heed the Warning Signs From High-Yield Bonds http://investorplace.com/2014/09/heed-warning-signs-high-yield-bonds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/heed-warning-signs-high-yield-bonds/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:40:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563198 Investors should take note of the high-yield bond market downtrends as high-yield bonds can be accurate predictors of stock behavior.

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Investors should take note of the high-yield bond market downtrends as high-yield bonds can be accurate predictors of stock behavior.

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Socially Responsible Investing (SRI): There’s Nothing ‘Responsible’ About It http://investorplace.com/2014/09/socially-responsible-investing-sri-rodi-barclays/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/socially-responsible-investing-sri-rodi-barclays/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:42:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563473 Think you're doing right by the disabled by investing in SRI funds like Barclays' Return on Disability ETN (RODI)? Nope! You're just paying Barclays.

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Think you're doing right by the disabled by investing in SRI funds like Barclays' Return on Disability ETN (RODI)? Nope! You're just paying Barclays.

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4 ETFs to Expose Your Portfolio to Emerging Markets http://investorplace.com/2014/09/emerging-markets-etfs-iemg-ediv-vwob-pie/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/emerging-markets-etfs-iemg-ediv-vwob-pie/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:00:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561430 If investors want to foster long-term growth in their portfolios from emerging market stocks, ETFs are the best additions to make.

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If investors want to foster long-term growth in their portfolios from emerging market stocks, ETFs are the best additions to make.

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Japanese Stocks: The Star of the Second Half (EWJ, DXJ) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/japanese-stocks-nikkei-ewj-dxj/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/japanese-stocks-nikkei-ewj-dxj/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:41:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563082 After a terrible first half, Japanese stocks are clobbering U.S. equities -- and have more room to run.

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After a terrible first half, Japanese stocks are clobbering U.S. equities -- and have more room to run.

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Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility http://investorplace.com/2014/09/preparing-your-etf-portfolio-for-increased-volatility-aaxj-blv-edv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/preparing-your-etf-portfolio-for-increased-volatility-aaxj-blv-edv/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:00:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=562401 With U.S. stocks signaling a bearish turn, investors would be wise to put faith in long-dated U.S. bond ETFs such as BLV and EDV.

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With U.S. stocks signaling a bearish turn, investors would be wise to put faith in long-dated U.S. bond ETFs such as BLV and EDV.

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How to Be Prepared for the Next Volatility Wave http://investorplace.com/2014/09/volatility-index-vix-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/volatility-index-vix-etf/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:20:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=562648 Preparedness for volatility can help investors take advantage of good trading opportunities when the right conditions hit the market.

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Preparedness for volatility can help investors take advantage of good trading opportunities when the right conditions hit the market.

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Are These Top Dividend ETFs Safe to Buy? http://investorplace.com/2014/09/top-dividend-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/top-dividend-etfs/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:53:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560504 Dividend ETFs with high yields can be great additions to your portfolio, but make sure they aren't playing in toxic securities.

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Dividend ETFs with high yields can be great additions to your portfolio, but make sure they aren't playing in toxic securities.

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Large-Cap Stocks Are Fueling the Market’s Momentum http://investorplace.com/2014/09/large-cap-stocks-aapl-fb-fueling-market-momentum/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/large-cap-stocks-aapl-fb-fueling-market-momentum/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:30:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=559562 Stocks trends reveal that large-cap stocks are carrying the market rally whereas mid-cap stocks and small-cap stocks are not participating.

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Stocks trends reveal that large-cap stocks are carrying the market rally whereas mid-cap stocks and small-cap stocks are not participating.

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XLF: Rising Yields Should Shine on the Financial Sector http://investorplace.com/2014/09/xlf-financial-sector-pair-trade/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/xlf-financial-sector-pair-trade/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:20:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561678 Here are two ways to trade the financial sector via the XLF right now: one for market bulls, and one for the ... less optimistic.

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Here are two ways to trade the financial sector via the XLF right now: one for market bulls, and one for the ... less optimistic.

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50 Blue-Chip Stocks That Should Make Shareholders Mad http://investorplace.com/2014/09/50-blue-chip-stocks-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/50-blue-chip-stocks-etf/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:50:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561112 Some stocks don’t outperform a group of peers over time. Investors would be better off owning the sector ETF instead of the individual stock.

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Some stocks don’t outperform a group of peers over time. Investors would be better off owning the sector ETF instead of the individual stock.

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Is There Value in These 3 Beaten-Up ETFs? http://investorplace.com/2014/09/beaten-up-etfs-rusl-uvxy-jdst/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/beaten-up-etfs-rusl-uvxy-jdst/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:02:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560509 It's good to look toward down-on-their-luck ETFs for contrarian plays, but some funds are beaten for a reason.

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

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Your Market Crash Checklist http://investorplace.com/2014/09/market-crash-checklist/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/market-crash-checklist/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560512 Market crashes can make you do stupid things. Check out our portfolio protection plan to keep you safe during a crash.

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

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