ETF Investing

6 Index Funds You Can Buy for a Song

Low costs are one of the primary reasons advisors and investors have increasing their ETF usage. These index funds offer some of the lowest. Read Article

The 7 Best ETFs to Buy for 2016

The market's best ETF picks for 2016 are going to have an eye toward rising interest rates or dealing with volatility. Here are next year's top picks. Read Article

SPY: Get Ready to Buy the Stock Market on the Dips

Historical data and fundamentals suggest that despite the impending fed rate hike, the stock market -- and SPY -- have not peaked. Read Article

3 Energy ETFs to Play a Rebound in Oil Prices

Predicting the bottom in the stunning fall in crude oil prices isn't easy, but savvy investors are taking positions in energy ETFs. Read Article

Geopolitical Warning: Should You Sell or Short Emerging Markets in 2016?

Sell or short emerging markets. The money is moving the wrong way and there's too much risk. Read Article

3 Ways to Make Bank on Homebuilder ETFs in 2016

Homebuilders are set to gain as existing homes inventories fall while the Fed's rate hike will make mortgages cheaper. Read Article

3 Goldman Sachs ETFs to Spruce Up Your Portfolio

Goldman Sachs is a prestigious name and its ETFs have enjoyed rapid success, but investors should not make decisions based on brand recognition alone. Read Article

Shorts Sink Their Teeth Into Solar Stocks — Is This a Squeeze Opportunity? (TAN)

With their fate tied to oil prices, it's hard to see a strong rebound coming for solar stocks (and solar ETFs) without movement on that front. Read Article

3 S&P 500 ETF Alternatives for Your Portfolio

From funds offering better returns to those with lower expenses, there are scores of alternatives to S&P 500 ETFs. Read Article

The Best Dividend ETF to Buy and Hold

Here is one dividend ETF that offers the best in value and return for investors today. It is an ETF to buy and hold for the long term Read Article

Small Cap ETFs Should Be On Your Black Friday Buy List

The recovery in equities has been a bit lopsided from a capitalization perspective, but it's time for investors to look to small cap ETFs. Read Article

The 3 Best ETFs If You Love Defense Stocks

If the U.S. is headed toward an increase in defense spending, these ETFs investing in defense stocks are worth a close look. Read Article

The 6 Best ETFs for Tapping Into Healthcare Stocks

Ignore the short-term pain in healthcare stocks. Investors looking for long-term returns should be in one or more of these six healthcare ETFs. Read Article

Emerging Markets: Buying Opportunity or Trap?

Emerging markets stocks have collapsed in recent months, but poor fundamentals indicate that an opportunity is not yet at hand. Read Article

Is Portfolio Diversification Still A Free Lunch?

Portfolio diversification has its merits, but today the real value is under scrutiny. Here's how we'll play our asset model in today's economy Read Article

It’s Time to Give Value Stocks Another Look

Value stocks have underperformed growth stocks in 2015, but several factors indicate that value could be a winner in the coming year. Read Article

2 ETFs to Ride the Bullishness in Facebook Stock

Facebook stock is one of just six stocks trading on the Nasdaq that qualify for mega-cap status, and with more than 80 ETFs holding it, it's not surprising that they're riding a wave of bullishness in FB. Read Article

Is a Liquidity Crunch in the Solar Sector Ahead?

Stocks in the solar and alternative energy space are getting crushed. Will it lead to a liquidity crunch? Let's look at where we are today Read Article

3 Smart Beta ETFs for Every Investor

The smart beta approach can reduce risk. Here are some smart beta funds for investors of all different types. Read Article

How to Use Niche ETFs for a More Tactical Portfolio

Niche ETFs like HACK and BITE offer tactical advantages and greater flexibility than many exchange-traded funds, but recklessly investing in them could weigh your portfolio down with volatility. Read Article