InvestorPlace » ETF Investing http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 3 ETFs to Play the Escalating Ukraine Crisis http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ukraine-crisis-natural-gas/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ukraine-crisis-natural-gas/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:01:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554349 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.

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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.

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3 ‘Quality’ Dividend ETFs to Buy Today http://investorplace.com/2014/08/quality-dividend-etfs-qual-qdf-qdxu/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/quality-dividend-etfs-qual-qdf-qdxu/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:36:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553413 "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.

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"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.

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Buying a Better Index Than the S&P 500 http://investorplace.com/2014/08/better-index-sp-500/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/better-index-sp-500/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:30:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553326 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.

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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.

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This Unique Dividend ETF Is Quietly Killing the Competition http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-etf-global-x-div/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dividend-etf-global-x-div/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:52:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552466 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.

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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.

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French Government Collapses, French Stocks Rally. What Gives? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/french-stocks-ewq/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/french-stocks-ewq/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:24:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552903 French stocks have been quietly rallying throughout August, even as the French government collapses. What's next for the EWQ?

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

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5 Worst ETFs Right Now http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-worst-etfs-right-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-worst-etfs-right-now/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:15:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552119 Find out why these five exchange-traded funds are some of the worst ETFs out there. Avoid them at all costs.

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

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5 Best ETFs to Buy Right Now http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-best-etfs-to-buy-right-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-best-etfs-to-buy-right-now/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:10:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552172 If you want to beat the market, check out these five best ETFs across several different investment flavors.

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

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Don’t Mourn the Death of iShares’ Target-Date Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ishares-target-date-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ishares-target-date-funds/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:04:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552055 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.

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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.

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3 ETFs to Play a Rebound in Oil Prices http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-etfs-oil-prices/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-etfs-oil-prices/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:16:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551609 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.

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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.

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Will Chinese Stocks Outperform for the Rest of the Year? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/chinese-stocks-fxi-ashr-ewh/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/chinese-stocks-fxi-ashr-ewh/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:18:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551291 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.

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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.

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Broaden Your Dividend Map With IDV http://investorplace.com/2014/08/idv-dividend-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/idv-dividend-etf/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:26:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551499 For true income diversification, you want good exposure to solid international dividend stocks -- and the IDV ETF give you just that.

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

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3 Dividend ETFs for Income AND Growth http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-dividend-etfs-dvy-vig-divi/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-dividend-etfs-dvy-vig-divi/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:28:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551119 Don't settle. If you're looking for dividend income, make sure your dividend ETF provides yield and quality companies.

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Don't settle. If you're looking for dividend income, make sure your dividend ETF provides yield and quality companies.

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Has the QQQ Reached a Tipping Point? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/qqq-etf-powershares-qqq-trust/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/qqq-etf-powershares-qqq-trust/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:16:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551002 After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though.

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After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though.

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Which International ETF Is Right for You? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/international-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/international-etfs/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549787 Choosing which international ETF that's right for you depends on your objectives. Here are five good ones to help you make your decision.

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Choosing which international ETF that's right for you depends on your objectives. Here are five good ones to help you make your decision.

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Why Is the SPY Overreacting to the Selloff? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/spy-etf-selloff/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/spy-etf-selloff/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:15:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549643 The SPY ETF still is the most popular way to get S&P 500 exposure, but its recent movement says a lot about who's actually buying it.

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The SPY ETF still is the most popular way to get S&P 500 exposure, but its recent movement says a lot about who's actually buying it.

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Yes, It Really Is Time to Buy Gold Mining Stocks Like GDX and GDXJ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/gold-mining-stocks-gdx-gdxj/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/gold-mining-stocks-gdx-gdxj/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:08:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549343 After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks.

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After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks.

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Just Walk Away From Credit-Default Swap ETFs http://investorplace.com/2014/08/credit-default-swaps-cds-tyte-wyde/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/credit-default-swaps-cds-tyte-wyde/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:15:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549051 Retail investors now have the ability to bet on credit-default swaps (CDSes) via ETFs ... but it doesn't mean they should.

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Retail investors now have the ability to bet on credit-default swaps (CDSes) via ETFs ... but it doesn't mean they should.

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It’s Not Too Late to Ride the Rally in China Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/08/china-stocks-etfs-fxi-gxc-hao/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/china-stocks-etfs-fxi-gxc-hao/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:58:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549246 Additional easing, insulation from geopolitical instability and bargain prices should keep fueling China stocks through year-end.

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Additional easing, insulation from geopolitical instability and bargain prices should keep fueling China stocks through year-end.

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5 Days of Fearful Trading Provide ETF Insights http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-days-fearful-trading-provide-etf-insights/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/5-days-fearful-trading-provide-etf-insights/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:55:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548175 High-performing and consistent ETFs suggest that U.S. economic growth could be slowing for now and that great potential for bargains still lie in Asian stocks.

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High-performing and consistent ETFs suggest that U.S. economic growth could be slowing for now and that great potential for bargains still lie in Asian stocks.

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Surprise! Another Sentiment Extreme Hits Precious Metals http://investorplace.com/2014/08/surprise-another-sentiment-extreme-precious-metals/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/surprise-another-sentiment-extreme-precious-metals/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:40:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545372 The precious metals market has recently exemplified "fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” Find out what sentiment is saying right now.

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The precious metals market has recently exemplified "fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” Find out what sentiment is saying right now.

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Will XLY, Consumer Stocks Bounce Back? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-discretionary-stocks-will-xly-recover/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-discretionary-stocks-will-xly-recover/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:56:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547629 Consumer discretionary stocks are performing woefully in 2014, but not to worry -- the XLY will recover. The trick is figuring out when.

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Consumer discretionary stocks are performing woefully in 2014, but not to worry -- the XLY will recover. The trick is figuring out when.

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Follow Longer-Term ETF Trends to Improve Your Trading http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-trends-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-trends-trading/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:11:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545145 One of the most common expressions in the investment world is that “one day does not a trend make.” Read about how to measure your portfolio's attractiveness based on both current prices of your asset classes and their longer-term trendlines.

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One of the most common expressions in the investment world is that “one day does not a trend make.” Read about how to measure your portfolio's attractiveness based on both current prices of your asset classes and their longer-term trendlines.

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4 ETFs Poised to Surge on Big Inflows http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-inflows-vwo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-inflows-vwo/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:00:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546550 These 4 ETFs are seeing big inflows which means it may be time to buy. Here's a closer look at why they're worth consideration.

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These 4 ETFs are seeing big inflows which means it may be time to buy. Here's a closer look at why they're worth consideration.

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Athena High Dividend ETF – An Unusual Path to Quality Income http://investorplace.com/2014/08/athena-high-dividend-etf-divi/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/athena-high-dividend-etf-divi/#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:15:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545131 The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks.

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The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks.

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8 ETFs to Take Advantage of a Fed Stimulus Pullback http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etfs-fed-stimulus-xlf-kre-kbe-ighg-uup/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etfs-fed-stimulus-xlf-kre-kbe-ighg-uup/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:38:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545839 Interest rates could find renewed life, and if so, you'll want to be in the right position to profit. Try one or more of these ETFs.

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Interest rates could find renewed life, and if so, you'll want to be in the right position to profit. Try one or more of these ETFs.

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Invest Like a Billionaire With the iBillionaire ETF http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-etf-ibln-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ibillionaire-etf-ibln-2/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:01:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545365 Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN).

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Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN).

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Watch Industrials, XLI for Signs of a Correction http://investorplace.com/2014/07/industrials-xli-correction/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/industrials-xli-correction/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545376 Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market?

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Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market?

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5 Schwab ETFs – Premium Products, or Generic Also-Rans? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/schwab-etf-review/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/schwab-etf-review/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:54:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542536 Should you consider buying Schwab ETFs? How do their offerings match up against some of the more established ETF shops?

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Should you consider buying Schwab ETFs? How do their offerings match up against some of the more established ETF shops?

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Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/silver-gold-slv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/silver-gold-slv/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:57:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544373 The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint?

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

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Russian Stocks – Should You Buy? (And If So, How?) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/russian-stocks-funds-rsx-erus-rbl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/russian-stocks-funds-rsx-erus-rbl/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:45:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542113 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?

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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?

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3 Ways to Play Healthcare’s Hot Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/07/healthcare-hot-stocks-ihf-pph-fbt/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/healthcare-hot-stocks-ihf-pph-fbt/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:52:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543049 Broad plays on healthcare stocks have done well historically, but investors can get some significant juice out of more targeted plays.

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

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Nuclear Energy – Buy This ETF as Japan Comes Back Online http://investorplace.com/2014/07/japan-nuclear-energy-ura/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/japan-nuclear-energy-ura/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:12:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542452 Japan appears to be close to rejoining the world of nuclear energy, and that could open up a deep-value play.

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

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Grab These 3 Sector ETFs for the Coming Recession http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-recession-defensive/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-recession-defensive/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:36:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541411 The U.S. is about to slip into another recession -- be ready for the stock market decline with these three defensive ETFs.

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

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Don’t Sweat a Lack of ETF ‘Outperformance’ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/dont-sweat-lack-etf-outperformance/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/dont-sweat-lack-etf-outperformance/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:35:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540963 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.

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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.

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Gold Prices Poised to Continue Their Breakdown http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gold-prices-breakdown-gld/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gold-prices-breakdown-gld/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:23:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540362 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.

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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.

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Women in Leadership Fund? Great Cause, But Iffy Motives (WIL) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/women-in-leadership-wil-etn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/women-in-leadership-wil-etn/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:49:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539005 The new Barclays Women in Leadership ETN (WIL) should serve as a warning for investors looking at specialized funds.

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

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Here’s Why China and India ETF Investments Will Soar http://investorplace.com/2014/07/china-etf-india-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/china-etf-india-etfs/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:11:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539170 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.

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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.

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Left for Dead, Emerging Markets Are Having a Great 2014 (EEM) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/emerging-markets-eem-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/emerging-markets-eem-etf/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:55:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538906 After being written off in 2013, emerging markets and the EEM ETF are quietly having a terrific year, outperforming indices from Germany to Japan.

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

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The 7 Best ETFs for a Set-and-Forget Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/07/7-best-etfs-voo-ijh-pff/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/7-best-etfs-voo-ijh-pff/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:00:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538399 Worried about volatility rearing its ugly head? Then make sure your portfolio includes some of these best ETFs for all seasons.

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

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The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples http://investorplace.com/2014/07/utilities-consumer-staples-defensive-sector/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/utilities-consumer-staples-defensive-sector/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:12:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537313 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.

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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.

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Is the Sun Fading on ETFs? – Morning Linkfest (July 7) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-to-buy-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/etfs-to-buy-linkfest/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:17:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537831 This morning's InvestorPlace linkfest is all about ETFs: Why they're good, why they're not and what you should do with them.

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

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Be Wary of These 3 New MLP ETFs http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mlp-etf-osms-fmlp-lmp/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mlp-etf-osms-fmlp-lmp/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:30:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535632 Master Limited Partnerships are hot, but should you buy the new MLP ETFs hitting the market?

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

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The Income Investor’s Guide to REIT ETFs http://investorplace.com/2014/06/reit-etfs-income-vnq/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/reit-etfs-income-vnq/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:47:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536166 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.

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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.

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What Does a Professional Gambler’s Investment Portfolio Look Like? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/professional-gamblers-investment-portfolio-look-like/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/professional-gamblers-investment-portfolio-look-like/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:45:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528949 When building your investment portfolio, a solid core of index ETFs will stack the deck in your favor.

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

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Gold Outlook for Q3 – Don’t Trust the Rise in Gold Prices, GLD http://investorplace.com/2014/06/q3-gold-prices-gld-slv/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/q3-gold-prices-gld-slv/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:03:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535775 Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk.

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

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5 Reasons to Buy Japanese Stocks – EWJ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-japanese-stocks-ewj/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/buy-japanese-stocks-ewj/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:30:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533757 Japanese stocks look like losers, but it sure is hard to find bargains anywhere else in developed markets these days.

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

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The 4 Most Important Income ETFs to Own http://investorplace.com/2014/06/income-etfs-sdiv-rwx-pff-sphd/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/income-etfs-sdiv-rwx-pff-sphd/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:10:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529297 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%.

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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%.

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Will Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ Revive Japan? http://investorplace.com/2014/06/third-arrow-japanese-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/third-arrow-japanese-stocks/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:41:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532201 Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk.

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

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iShares’ Core ETFs Get an Expansion http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ishares-core-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/ishares-core-etfs/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:00:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531583 For retail investors, The new iShares core lineup of ETFs could be one of the best starting places for portfolio construction.

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For retail investors, The new iShares core lineup of ETFs could be one of the best starting places for portfolio construction.

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Biotech ETFs – Keep Those Buyouts Coming! http://investorplace.com/2014/06/biotech-etfs-idenix-idix/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/biotech-etfs-idenix-idix/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:14:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530756 Merck's buyout of Idenix didn't just pump up IDIX shares -- it also had a great double effect on biotech ETFs such as XBI that usually are buoyed by M&A.

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Merck's buyout of Idenix didn't just pump up IDIX shares -- it also had a great double effect on biotech ETFs such as XBI that usually are buoyed by M&A.

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